The Clows of the James B. Clow company and several friends, including Cy Young, took annual hunting trips starting in 1898 and continuing for decades. This photo shows the hunting party in 1914 at Bent's Camp in Wisconsin. Pictured are (left to right) "Pop" Clow, Andy McNally, Cy Young, Charlie Starker, Kent Clow, Joe (last name unknown), Bill Clow, "Dad" Clow, Charlie Blaney, Harry Clow and Bob Thorne. (Photo courtesy of Harry Salvage, Coshocton, son of "Dad" W.E. Clow and grandson of "Pop" W.C. Clow)
TEN YEARS AGO - 1999
Newcomerstown's Frontier Apple Festival Oct. 6-10; Simonds Industries recognized as "Industry of the Year."
Coach Richard Wright's NHS golf team won the Inter Valley Conference championship with wins over Garaway and Malvern. Against Garaway, Caine Bricker led the Trojans with a 38, and Jeremy Welsh led the Trojans with a 37 against Malvern.
Area football: Trojans won 21-13 over Strasburg; Indian Valley Braves lost to Union Local 27-7; Ridgewood Generals won 25-22 over Garaway.
Deaths: Thelma Fay McEwen, 75; Mary B. Hamilton, 78; Harry G. Zimmerman, 99; Doyle A. Risher, 88.
TWENTY YEARS AGO - 1989
Jennifer Bates crowned NHS Homecoming Queen; Trojans lost to Garaway 14-6.
NHS student, Kevin Lahmers named National Merit Scholarship Semi-Finalist.
Indian Valley Braves remained undefeated (7-0) with 20-6 win over Wellsville, and Ridgewood lost to Tuscarawas Central Catholic 25-18.
Deaths: Grace L. Rowland, 81; Gloria Jean Huprich, 64; Pauline Hootman, 61; Robert Hagan, 77.
THIRTY YEARS AGO - 1979
Shirley Osler named United Way chairman for the Newcomerstown area.
Wanda Thompson installed as worthy advisor of Rainbow Girls.
Alsco Anaconda honored employees of its Gnadenhutten and Sugarcreek plants at a luncheon at the Delphian Inn, New Philadelphia. Among those recognized were Newcomerstown residents Albert Blind for 30 years, and Robert Eggleston, 25 years, and Jack Thornton, Port Washington, 25 years.
Trojans lost to Tuscarawas Central Catholic 6-0; Brad Nolan and Scott Miller named defensive and offensive players of the game.
Married: Sheila Louise Hammond and Robert J. Willer, Aug. 11; Carolyn Sue McElroy and Stephen R. Bordenkircher, Sept. 8; Mr. and Mrs. Paul Johns, Newcomerstown, 45th anniversary, Sept. 7; Mr. and Mrs. Cletis R. Hamilton, West Lafayette, 50th anniversary, Oct. 9.
Deaths: Mary Jane Berry, 69; Theodore (Jim) Welsch, 78.
FORTY YEARS AGO - 1969
Chamber of Commerce Halloween parade set for Nov. 1.
Trojans beat Malvern 14-0; Indian Valley South upset by Strasburg 43-6.
Deaths: Harold A. Fowler, 77; John Hoffman Jr., 47; J. Pearl Roberts, 74.
FIFTY YEARS AGO - 1959
The Davis property, corner of Main and Bridge streets, and 100 feet off the rear of the adjoining Wilgus lot purchased by Reeves Banking & Trust Co. for site of a new bank building.
Newcomerstown Jaycees win second place award in the state for their community service activities.
Floyd D. Myers, 16, killed when struck by car near Starlite Drive-In theatre.
Two Trojan football games draw 1,262 admissions.
Briar Patch Beagle Club holds licensed Field Trial with 239 dogs entered.
Deaths: Albert Roe, 87; Mrs. Belle Couts, 80; Willard Chaney, 55; F.H. Hackenbracht, 81; Mrs. Clara M. Reidenbach, 80.
SIXTY YEARS AGO - 1949
500 attend 100-year celebration of Lone Star Lodge, Masonic Orders.
Agreement signed at Heller Brothers averts strike.
3,000 drivers get new licenses - highest number in local history.
Wilda Fern Williams and Ernest Emmett Belt married.
SEVENTY YEARS AGO - 1939
Thelma Swigert chosen queen to reign the three days for Homecoming and 125th anniversary celebration.
P.B. Cowgill, retired Pennsylvania Railroad agent, dies following a year illness.
500 youngsters get treats from Heller Brothers Foreman's Club.
EIGHTY YEARS AGO - 1929
Jonathan Gibson, Civl War veteran, dies.
Newcomerstown eighth grade ranks first in state in grammar tests with an average of 90.
NINETY YEARS AGO - 1919
Rev. M.L. Oliver appointed pastor of EUB Church and Rev. C.M. Hartshorn, pastor of the ME Church, at meeting of their conference.