TEN YEARS AGO - 1999
Jim Carr elected mayor of Newcomerstown.
New Certified gas station, corner of College and Canal streets in Newcomerstown, opened.
Voters passed three-mill bond issue for renovations and a .5 mill maintenance levy for Newcomerstown schools.
Married: Sharla Dee Dobson and Allen Lee Fish, May 22.
Deaths: Kathryn Wiker-Goodin, 75; John Dillon, 78; John O. Chandler, 82.
TWENTY YEARS AGO - 1989
Trojan golf team finished second in Inter Valley Conference with Dave Smith and Chris Thogmartin first team selections, and Craig Reveal selected from fifth place Ridgewood.
Newcomerstown voters defeated a one-pecent income tax 981-445.
Tom Gardner resigned as Port Washington's police chief after 12 years.
Ridgewood sophomore Bobbi Hothem, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hothem, West Lafayette, named Hugh O'Brian winner.
Married: Bridgette Berry and Robert Dillon, Aug. 26; Constance Hart and Christopher Luyster, July 4; Mr. and Mrs. William H. (Jessie) Dorsey, Newcomerstown, 50th anniversary, Nov. 18.
Deaths: Anthony Nigro, 86; Thomas R. Brown, 61.
THIRTY YEARS AGO - 1979
Charles Holdsworth, councilman and former mayor, won the mayoral election in Newcomerstown election in Newcomerstown. Elected to council were Audrey Hanni and Thomas Huffman.
James R. Griffith elected mayor of West Lafayette.
Dan Mozena, senior star on Trojan cross country squad, finished 12th at state meet in Columbus.
Deaths: Mrs. George (Ruby) Wilson, 89; Mrs. Walter (Celia) McPherson, 87; Gladys Alexander; Clifford Stoffer, 62.
FORTY YEARS AGO - 1969
Greyhound Corp. opens new bus agency at Frontier Motel on E. Canal St.
Defeated school levy to be resubmitted to voters in special election Dec. 9.
Harold W. Earley, former Newcomerstown resident, elected mayor of Avon Lake.
Trojans lose season finale to Dennison St. Mary's 32-0; post 7-4 season record.
Married: Miss Sylvia Miller and Gary Hill; Miss Mary Ann Getz and Rudy D. Ross; Miss Debra Wrae Wolff and Kenneth D. Schweitzer; Mr. and Mrs. Fred Linard, golden anniversary.
Deaths: Mrs. Helen Armstrong, 91; James S. Crouse, 57; Mrs. Bertha Lack, 75; Mrs. Irene Floyd, 91.
FIFTY YEARS AGO - 1959
Youth Club Inc. formed here after Youth Center closes; William Ferrell elected president.
Trojans win over Byesville 46-0.
Council approves new sewer projects on Ohio St.
Large Halloween parade a success here.
Larry William Hursey, 6, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hursey, Port Washington, killed when hit by a truck.
5.3 mill Newcomerstown school levy to be resubmitted at special election Dec. 8.
Married: Alyce Cutshall and Laurence McNamara; Jane Bailey and Willard R. Alexander.
Deaths: Mrs. Etta J. Linden, 80; George Rausch, 90.
SIXTY YEARS AGO - 1949
Chris Yanai elected president of newly formed Trojan Club.
Trojans wind up football season with unbeaten record; first time in 11 years.
Joe Kenezvich, 37, former local resident, missing in plane flight over Florida Everglades.
Mayor Fred Reed re-elected.
Miss Ruth Kissel and Kenneth Cramlet married.
Nazarene Church adds Sunday School annex.
Marshall Wheeland, 93, dies at home of his son, Harrison Wheeland, E. Canal St.
SEVENTY YEARS AGO - 1939
Rain postponed football game with Cambridge.
Miss Alwilda Fenton appointed to Public Library board.
William Tufford and Richard Spear are members of OSU marching band going to OSU-Minnesota game.
Local electors vote on four special issues, three-mill school levy, Bigelow Amendment, and State School Board plans.
EIGHTY YEARS AGO - 1929
Frank D. Mulvane, 58, assistant cashier at Oxford Bank, dies of heart trouble at St. Paul, Minn., enroute home from western trip.
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel McCoy celebrate 52nd wedding anniversary.
NINETY YEARS AGO - 1919
Ladies Aid Society of MP Church holds reception for Rev. Louis Momberg and family.
Red Cross Canteen closes.
Total enrollment of schools is 705 with 123 in the high school.
John E. Wood, 69, local merchant, dies at his Canal St. home.
Miss Mabel Robinson and Albert Lindell married at New Philadelphia.
Miss Etta Norman and Earl Smith married at New Philadelphia.
ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGO - 1909
Kessner Construction Co. is dredging the canal to make it five feet in depth.
R.H. Smith opens grocery on River St.
The Princess Electric Show gives benefit for Public Library.
Gilbert Patterson, prominent citizen, dies from heart attack.