TEN YEARS AGO - 2007
Country singers Keith Anderson and Sarah Buxton will be the featured entertainers at the Tuscarawas County Fair. Other attractions include Motocross, Rough Truck contest, Stunt Show, Harness Racing, Truck and Tractor Pull, Demolition Derby.
George and Carter Eberwine are pictured with a bull moose killed during a hunting trip to the Cassiar Mountains in Canada.
The Frontier Apple Festival is returning to Newcomerstown on Oct. 5-7.
Newcomerstown's football team fell to 0-3 with a loss to Federal Hocking, 7-3.
Newcomerstown's volleyball team rallied to defeat Strasburg.
The late Ridgewood fooball coach Chuck McMasters was honored at a Ridgewood fooball game. The Generals defeated River View, 17-0
Indian Valley's football team raced past Sandy Valley, 29-9, with Zach Baker running for two scores and throwing for another.
Deaths: Mary I. Mozena, 71; William R. Snader, 57, Roanoke, VA.
TWENTY YEARS AGO - 1997
Seventh annual Frontier Apple Festival planned for Oct. 10-12 in Newcomerstown to include a Royal Court, parade, entertainment, special recognition of selected individuals and businesses, and more.
Entertainment announced for local area county fairs included: Marty Stuart at the 150th Guernsey County Fair; Trace Adkins and Toby Keith at the 147th Tuscarawas County Fair; Kenny Chesney and Danielle Peck at the 146th Coshocton County Fair.
Local area football: Newcomerstown lost to Zanesville Rosecrans 13-6; Ridgewood lost to Coshocton 7-0 on a touch down scored by Redskin Jason Hamilton; Indian Valley lost to Tusky Valley 54-0.
Connie Shaw, Newcomerstown, took second place in the nation reserve grand champion steer at "Showdown in Cowtown," the 24th annual Jr. National Polled Hereford Show in Ft. Worth, Texas.
Indian Valley School District received $500,000 from Ohio School Facilities Commission to be used for emergency repairs/ replacement of roofs and furnaces at district buildings.
Mr. and Mrs. Roy (Opal) Robinson, Newcomerstown, celebrate 60th wedding anniversary, Aug. 4.
Deaths: Myron W. Hoobler, 68; Howard Simms, 62; Wayn H. Miskimen, 83.
THIRTY YEARS AGO - 1987
Ridgewood's Matt Bradford won the Orange and Black trophy after the Generals defeated Newcomerstown 34-0.
Eighth annual Newcomerstown Invitational Cross Country meet dominated by Caldwell in Div. III. Newcomerstown finished second in Div. I and Ridgewood, fourth.
Helena Buehler succeeded Florence Magers as president of West Lafayette Sorosis.
Married: Maria Susanne Muscari and Jeffrey Roe Ebersbach, June 27; Lorre Mechelle Lewis and Kevin Thomas Gault, July 18; Lisa Michelle Eubanks and Brian Jay Adkins, Aug. 30.
Deaths: Lori Beth Dennis, 25; Mary E. Crouch, 81; Mabel J. Bell, 81; Alverna Emig, 96.
FORTY YEARS AGO - 1977
Trojans launched their grid season with 20-6 win over RiverView Black Bears. Tracy Hart, Doug Frye, Eric Gault, Gary Scarbrough, Rick Wright, Dave Cochran and Dan Vannucci led the Trojan victory.
Tastee Caramel Apple Co., Newcomerstown, into fourth season. Greg Hackenbracht, manager, estimated use of two million apples and production of 100,000 caramel apples for teh season.
Ohio's "Odometer Rollback and Disclosure Act" took effect Sept. 6 requiring sellers of motor vehicles to provide odometer statements to buyers.
Ridgewood Generals defeated 19-0 by West Holmes Knights in season opener.
Variety Art Works won the Cy Young Slow Pitch Softball title for second consecutive season with a 21-6 record.
Deaths: Mrs. Lucille E. Craigo, 65; Wesley E. Armstrong, 64; Robert E. Baker, 63.
FIFTY YEARS AGO - 1967
Newcomerstown's new athletic facilities dedicated and officially named "Lee Stadium" in honor of Atty. and Mrs. C. Vernon Lee of here, major contributors to the project. Coach Woody Hayes of OSU attended the dedication.
Trojans win season opener against Scio 34-6.
Married: Miss Linda Danford and Thomas N. Applegate; Miss Barbara Decker and Delbert A. Eggert; Miss Sharon Kay Regula and S-Sgt. Vincenzo Ferranti; Miss Joy Lee Hamilton and Jeffery J. Hillis.
Deaths: George Hayes, 61; Mrs. Chella V. Shaeffer, 81; John W. Jones, 43.
SIXTY YEARS AGO - 1957
Trojans to open football season with St. Clairsville here.
Team winners of Heller League of Golf Field Day are Ralph Robinson and Gene Parks.
M.E. Riggle, 95, honored by over 100 descendants at reunion.
Clarence Bell buys barber shop from M.C. Littleton, Main St.
Death: David Myers, 65.
Married: Miss Carol Ann Lehman and George Lockard; Miss Donna Jean Metcalf and Walter A. West; Miss Beulah Nay and Don Hardy.
R.c. Rehard, Shadybend, named subdivision manager of Coshocton office of Aid for the Angel.