Memory Lane

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TEN YEARS AGO - 2000

Coach Mark Kowalski's Newcomerstown Lady Trojans won their first-ever sectional basketball tournament 39-36 over top-seeded Indian Valley Lady Braves at Indian Valley High.

Shirley Coker-Kerr elected president of Newcomerstown Chamber of Commerce succeeding Greg Bowman.

In the boys sectional basketball tournament at Dover: Ridgewood Generals lost to Union Local 60-52; Coach Mark Wolff's Trojans defeated Union Local 74-53.

Lions District 13-G Governor Robert Woodside presented Newcomerstown Lions Club members Bill Thompson the Honor Roll Member of Lions Club International Foundation award and Ken Wolff the Knight for Sight award.

Married: Courtney Smith and Chuck Wurth, Aug. 14.

Deaths: Anna Mae Heminger, 88; Murial Ann Sharp, 68; Mary Carol Mallett, 74; Goldie M. Bryant, 69.

TWENTY YEARS AGO - 1990

Renovated pool at Cy Young Park in Newcomerstown to reopen May 26 after two-year absence.

Fire destroyed Frogtown Salvage & Body Shop at Kistler's Lake; damage estimated at $80,000.

John Hackenbracht, Newcomerstown, president of Tastee Apple Inc., presented the Ohio Fruit Industry Distinguished Service Award during Ohio Fruit and Vegetable Growers Congress in Cleveland.

Indian Valley Braves defeated Garaway 62-48 in sectional semi-final tournament at Coshocton; Lady Braves lost their sectional finals 41-19 to Tusky Valley.

THIRTY YEARS AGO - 1980

State Sen. R. Kinsey Milleson (D-Freport) addressed Newcomerstown Business and Professional Men's Club and reported a new bridge would be in operation on Coshocton Co. Rd. 9 west of Newcomerstown by the fall of 1981.

Coach Gary Sterrett's Trojans upset Buckeye Trail Warriors in overtime 48-47 in Class A sectional tournament game at River View. Tim Davis and Ken Sharrock, co-players of the week.

Village Council members shown plans for 50-unit senior citizens housing project for Newcomerstown.

Rep. James Ross of 94th District House of Representatives named speaker for Newcomerstown Chamber of Commerce banquet April 30.

Married: Jennifer Sue Lahmers and Clifford Ervin Brown, Nov. 24.

Deaths: Mrs. Robert (Iris) Carson, 62; Mrs. James (Ethel) Preston, 62; Mrs. Lester (Lola) Opphile, 71.

FORTY YEARS AGO - 1970

Village Council orders removal of parking meters from downtown.

Dave Gress named chairman of Citizens Scholarship Foundation campaign to begin March 16.

Deaths: Walter H. Baker, 66; Marcella May Baker, two-day-old daughter of Earl and Nancy Kiser Baker, West Lafayette; Clara Carney, 79; Clover Dansby, 60; Alta Henderson, 83; Margaret Cecilia Miles, 71; David E. Tice, 74; Charles C. Zimmerman, 76.

Mr. and Mrs Robert Folkert, Isleta, mark 25th wedding anniversary.

FIFTY YEARS AGO - 1960

Richard Basehart has leading role in Tennessee Williams' "Summer and Smoke" at Kent State University.

Rainbow Girls collect for Heart Fund on Heart Sunday with Madge Dillehay, drive chairman.

Local Order of Women of the Moose observe 21st anniversary.

Jaycees to sponsor entry in annual soap box derby.

Heart Drive conducted in Newcomerstown by Rainbow Girls nets $507.47.

Married: Miss Jacqueline Ann Cargnel and Rev. Kenneth Haddaway.

Deaths: C.A. Stocker, 83; Charles G. Corbit, 85; Henry Helter, 80; Bessie McCall Wenger, 70; Herman Ludwig, 66; Alfred B. Schlupp, 65; Virgil Reddick, 75; Kelly Lynn Shaffer, infant.

SIXTY YEARS AGO - 1950

Cy Young is medical patient at Twin City Hospital, Dennison.

Parmi Nous Club announces plans to sponsor an exhibit of paintings by local artist, Richard Robinson, Cross St., in fellowship hall of Presbyterian Church.

The Athletic Assn. debt of $3,198 is paid and a balance of $500 on hand.

Mayor Reed heads Red Cross drive; local quota is $1700.

R. Lellan Shoemaker, Ford dealer here for 21 years, sells franchise to Bibler Ford Sales Inc.

Some 150 attend Masonic Father-Son Banquet at Masonic Temple.

Deaths: Jack Kadden, 71; Mrs. Anna Welsch, 69; John T. Keast; August Vierheller, 89; Joseph M. Shalosky, 74.

SEVENTY YEARS AGO - 1940

Heller Foreman Club purchases oxygen tent for the town.

John Mellor, foreman at Heller plant, retires after 20 years service.

Alfred Schlupp announces candidacy for State Representative Republican ticket.

Trojans finish basketball season with 13 wins, seven losses.

EIGHTY YEARS AGO - 1930

Jersey calf with two heads born on Clyde Kees farm.

Local K of P Lodge hosts annual county visitation meeting.

George Rennard given student pilot license at Pennsylvania Training School.

Fire bell cracks while sounding an alarm.

Engagement of Miss Margaret Beers to Frederick Evans, Cleveland, announced.

NINETY YEARS AGO - 1920

Free mail delivery to start in July.

Councilman J.B. Johnson entertains Mayor Earl Tufford and council with a dinner at his home.

John Colley buys Creter property on Bridge St.

ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGO - 1910

Rev. Basil King, pastor of local Presbyterian Church, resigns to accept pastorate of Second Presbyterian Church, Bellaire.

George Rose, Guernsey, leaves to accept position on Crow Indian Reservation.

Deaths: Mrs. Mary Culbertson; Thomas Elliott, retired farmer.

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