New Rumley celebrates Custer’s birthday

  By ESTHER MCCOY NEW RUMLEY – For numerous years, the Custer Memorial Association has been celebrating the birthday of the famed general that many past students have studied about in history books. This year the group celebrated the 178th year...

Custer and Lincoln live again in New Rumley

By JD LONG News-Herald Staff Writer NEW RUMLEY – On a glorious crystal blue day flanked by “General Custer” and “President Lincoln,” Leroy VanHorne, secretary of The Custer Memorial Association (CMA), opened Saturday’s festivities with a thought: He stressed the...

Custer Celebration Day rolls back the years

By BEVERLY ENOLD News-Herald Staff Writer NEW RUMLEY – Thanks to the Custer Memorial Association, New Rumley’s native son General George Armstrong Custer lived again in memory at the annual Custer Celebration Day held June 1. Those attending the celebration were...

Custer Day observed June 2

By AMY GAREIS     News-Herald Staff Writer NEW RUMLEY – The Village of New Rumley and history buffs alike will join together June 2 to commemorate its favorite son, Gen. George Armstrong Custer. The Custer Memorial Association is hosting festivities in...

172nd Custer Birthday Celebration boasts largest crowd to date

By KATINA WATT       News-Herald Staff Writer NEW RUMLEY – Over 70 people were in attendance for the birthday celebration of General George Armstrong Custer held at the New Rumley United Methodist Church on Saturday evening. Those present included none other than the...

Rev. Mooney will speak at upcoming Revival

NEW RUMLEY – The New Rumley United Methodist Church will be holding a Revival on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, September 23, 24, and 25 beginning at 7 p.m. each evening. Rev. Henry Mooney, an ordained elder in the East Ohio Conference of the United Methodist...

Gwen Cunningham Rickenbacher

Gwen Alice Cunningham Rickenbacher, age 83, of Rogers, Ark., formerly of Conway, Ark., passed away Saturday, July 30, 2011 at Northwest Medical Center in Bentonville, Arkansas. She was born in New Rumley, on Febuary 28, 1928 to Stephen Merle and Hettie (Harriman)...

Custer Celebration Day slated for June 4

By KATINA WATT New-Herald Staff Writer NEW RUMLEY – In observance of the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War, the Custer Memorial Association is pleased to present, “Custer, the Civil War General” at their annual Custer Day Celebration in New Rumley on Saturday,...

Teens sing their praises

By AMY GAREIS News-Herald Staff Writer NEW RUMLEY – Teens from across the county can warble in worship with a new group formed at New Rumley United Methodist Church. A new teen “Born to Worship Praise Team” was founded last December and includes kids ages 11 and...

Raymond “RV” Eckley

Raymond “RV” Eckley, New Rumley, died July 17, 2010 at Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pa. after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was born Nov. 20, 1957 in Steubenville, a son of the late Raymond and Helen (Davenport) Eckley. In addition to his parents he was precede...

Nellie M. Conaway

Nellie M. Conaway, 92, Somerdale, formerly of New Rumley, died suddenly, Monday, April 19, 2010 at Hennis Care Centre, Bolivar. Born Feb. 2, 1918 in Woodsfield, she was a daughter of the late James and Cora Covert. She was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years...

Roy W. “Bill” Manbeck

Roy W. “Bill” Manbeck, 76, Cadiz, died suddenly Friday, April 2, 2010 at Trinity Medical Center, West, Steubenville, Ohio.  Bill was born November 21, 1933 in New Rumley, Ohio a son of the late Roy Manbeck and Nora Mattern Manbeck DeWalt. Bill was preceded in...