TEN YEARS AGO - 1999

Newcomerstown Police Chief Don Ryan resigned to take chief probation officer job for Southern District Court in Uhrichsville.

NHS's undefeated 1949 football team was being recognized at the Sept. 17 game between Newcomerstown and Tuscarawas Central Catholic.

Danielle Lahmers, Nicole Boucha, Staci Malterer, Brittany Hursey and Michelle Gano were candidates for NHS Homecoming Queen.

Newcomerstown's cross country team won the 20th annual Newcomerstown Cross Country Invitational. Nearly 900 runners from 39 teams participated.

In football: Trojans 36-8 over Conotton Valley; a safety gave Ridgewood a 22-21 win over Meadowbrook; Cambridge defeated Indian Valley 27-12.

Mr. and Mrs. Virgil (Iris) Fruchey, Newcomerstown, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 3.

Deaths: Dorothy Johnson Craigo, 82; Alice Spencer, 86; Lacy Harvey, 76; Lloyd E. "Bob" Crater, 84; Joan Roberts, 64; Carrie H. Murphy, 100.

TWENTY YEARS AGO - 1989

Evangelist David V. Reppart, York, Neb., and minister of Newcomerstown Church of Christ from 1956-64, returned to speak in special gospel services at the local church.

Area football: Nwcomerstown lost to Indian Valley Braves 3-0; Coshocton blanked Ridgewood 12-0.

THIRTY YEARS AGO - 1979

John Smith, Newcomerstwon, named manager of Landmark in Newcomerstown, replacing William C. Gunn, Newcomerstown, new manager of Coshocton Landmark.

Newcomerstown Trojans 2-1 after 22-0 shutout victory over Malvern. Trojan players of the week were Brad Nolan, defense, and Scott Miller, offense.

Ridgewood remained unbeaten with 3-0 record after winning 20-18 at Strasburg.

Indian Valley South Rebels lost to Tuscarawas Central Catholic 29-0 for third season loss.

Married: Ellen Loader and Charles Bancroft Jr., Aug. 18; Mary Jane Buskirk and Charles Berry, Aug. 19; Mr. and Mrs. Charles McCune Sr., Port Washington, 59th wedding anniversary, Sept. 17.

FORTY YEARS AGO - 1969

George Fenton, Newcomerstown R.D. 1, won the high point trophy at Muskingum Horse Show Assn.'s point show sponsored by Twin City Women's Civic League.

Trojans wallop RiverView 33-0; Indian Valley South defeats Jewett 31-8.

Married: Miss Jacqueline McCleary and John Vorlicky; Miss Wanda Mourer and Ronald E. Colvin.

Deaths: Mrs. Joan Dixon, 66; Mrs. Hilda P. Johnson, 54; Mrs. Helen Treadwell, 63; Helen Waggoner, 65; Timothy David Leech, 8.

FIFTY YEARS AGO - 1959

Youth Center closes due to lack of cooperation.

Neal Davis, 23, is in White Cross Hospital, Columbus, undergoing treatment for severe burns when he came into contact with high voltage Ohio Power line while spraying poles.

Married: Miss Marilyn Meek and Eugene Nolan; Miss Shirley DeWitt and Michael D. Oliver; Mr. and Mrs. John Stocker, 25th anniversary; Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Taylor, West Lafayette, 50th anniversary.

Deaths: Lloyd L. Shepard, 66; Mrs. Ethel Mae Overholt, 37; Mrs. V.N. Yingling.

SIXTY YEARS AGO - 1949

Large crowd sees Trojans defeat West Lafayette 26-0.

William King elected to serve second term as commander of local American Legion.

SEVENTY YEARS AGO - 1939

Coach Wills to send green 11 against Navarre in opening game of the season.

Rev. H.H. Davis succeeds Rev. S.W. Ellis as pastor of EUB Church.

Due to changing of Buckhorn Creek channel, the Athletic Field is moved northeast of its former site.

EIGHTY YEARS AGO - 1929

Clow plant hires 200 additional men.

School enrollment totals 1,038.

NINETY YEARS AGO - 1919

Atty. C.L. Cronebaugh, New Philadelphia, retained as city solicitor.

Consolidated Gas Co. sold to new company to be known as Newcomerstown Gas Co.

ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGO - 1909

Everals Church honors Pastor Jones with birthday party.