TEN YEARS AGO - 1999

Arson suspected in fire that destroyed Dick's Place on E. State St., Newcomerstown.

Tiffany Staley named 1999 Ohio Baseball Hall of Fame Queen.

Trojan boys cross country team claimed the Inter Valley Conference title.

Football: Trojans lost to Columbus St. Charles 39-12; Ridgewood 7-1 on season with 41-6 win over Tuscarawas Central Catholic; Indian Valley Braves lost to Coshocton 48-13.

Married: Jennifer Goettge and Aaron Robinson, June 12; Mr. and Mrs. Roger (Esther) Buehler, Albuquerque, NM, 50th anniversary, Aug. 7;

Deaths: Lucille E. Cutshall, 84; Carolyn M. Thompson, 74; Charles I. Cunningham, 75.

TWENTY YEARS AGO - 1989

Newcomerstown Village Council regretfully accepted the resignation of councilman Charles Lenzo.

Julie Loader, daughter of Dan and Sandy Loader, Newcomerstown, crowned homecoming queen at West Liberty State College.

"Our American Heritage" theme for Gnadenhutten Cub Scout Pack 429's Fall Round-Up. Six-year Service Star pins went to secretary-treasurer Virginia Edwards and cub/den leader Lianne Martin, and five-year to Webelos leader Bill Friel.

Ridgewood lost to Malvern 7-6; Indian Valley Braves lost to Mogadore 22-0.

Married: Laurie Ann Lawver and Keith Carretta, Sept. 9; Mr. and Mrs. Homer (Twila) Snell, 60th anniversary, Oct. 16; Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Knutsen, Titusville, Pa., formerly of Newcomerstown, 50th anniversary, Sept. 28.

Deaths: Millie B. Danley, 87; Olive Lucille Armstrong, 62; Mrs. James (Anna) Stack; Walter James "Trader" Myers, 58.

THIRTY YEARS AGO - 1979

Simonds plant celebrating 60th anniversary in Newcomerstown at open house Oct. 20.

Rep. James Ross speaker at West Lafayette Chamber of Commerce banquet at River Greens; Don Jackson named new Chamber president.

Naomi J. Mullet, 59, Coshocton R.D. 3, killed when her car struck a tractor-trailer rig driven by John L. Harvey, Newcomerstown.

Football: Trojans lost 20-0 to Garaway; Stacy Sindlinger crowned Indian Valley South Homecoming Queen and the Rebels won 14-0 over Malvern; Ridgewood remained undefeated with 21-6 win over Tuscarawas Central Catholic.

Married: Mr. and Mrs. Albert Earl Smith, residents of Riverside Manor care center, 60th anniversary.

Deaths: Walter R. Hinds, 85; Mrs. Helen G. Pope, 78.

FORTY YEARS AGO - 1969

VFW Post 3303, Newcomerstown, marks 70th anniversary.

Trojans win sixth football game 36-14 over Meadowbrook ; Ridgewood tops IV North 26-12.

Married: Beverly Caldwell and Wayne F. Blind; Carol Hootman and George Buckey; Mr. and Mrs. Willard Hughes, 50th anniversary.

Deaths: Lloyd Maurer, 58; Guy H. Norman, 77; Lois Smithson.

FIFTY YEARS AGO - 1959

Karen Hurst reigns as homecoming queen at Trojans-Strasburg game that ended in 6-6 tie.

Miss Mary J. Porteus and Rodney Matchett united in marriage.

SIXTY YEARS AGO - 1949

Some 150 attend reorganizational meeting of Trojan Booster Club.

Oxford Schools plan music festival.

Deaths: James Tilton, 77; Miss Dollie Anderson, 87.

Miss Maybelle Lease is married to Dr. Henry Cisneros.

Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Davis, Isleta, celebrated golden wedding anniversary.

SEVENTY YEARS AGO - 1939

Easement received for new roadside park on Cambridge Rd.

Property owners who have paid Muskingum Watershed Assessment for the last half of 1938 are eligible for a refund.

Stock drive for new Sterling Plant a success.

Trojans tie Brewster 6-6 in homecoming game.

EIGHTY YEARS AGO - 1929

Ku Klux Klan stage big parade here.

NINETY YEARS AGO - 1919

Paul Korns recently returned from overseas service, re-enlisted in the infantry.

R.L. Shoemaker called to serve as juror in U.S. Court at Cleveland.

David Stitts elected president of newly organized Laundry Workers Union in Coshocton.

ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGO - 1909

Miss Mary Clow and Charles Savage of Buffalo, N.Y., married at home of bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.C. Clow, College St.

Lee Swigert, Bakersville, buys Mardis property on Main St.