TEN YEARS AGO - 1999
Vietnam Veterans Memorial monument dedicated at West Lawn Cemetery, Newcomerstown.
NHS senior Caine Bricker named Eastern District Golfer of the Year.
B.P.O. Elks Students of the Month were Jonathon Standfield of Newcomerstown High, and Chad Olinger and Audra Lee of Ridgewood High.
Deaths: Freda Zurcher, 92; Mary Jane Weekly, 82; Edwin J. Tilton, 73; Dolores A. Parrish, 64; Keith Mills, 50; Ina E. Mullins, 63; Orliage "Smugs" Byrom, 73; Donna Jean Kinsey, 80.
TWENTY YEARS AGO - 1989
Newcomerstown Community Thanksgiving Service Nov. 21 at First Presbyterian Church with Pastor Larry Hall of Church of the Nazarene speaking.
Newcomerstown Village Council voted to join the Tuscarawas County Emergency Management Office.
Married: Ann Marie Mascotti and Christopher Kirk Hall, Sept. 16.
THIRTY YEARS AGO - 1979
Newcomerstown's Community Thanksgiving Service scheduled for Nov. 20 at Church of the Nazarene. Rev. Floid Parker, Cincinnati, speaker.
Trojan cross country team members chosen Eastern District All-Stars were Dan Mozena, Rick Lehman, Brad Lineback and Chris Shalosky.
Married: Laura McCune and Kenneth Arnold, Nov. 3; Mr. and Mrs. Jesse (Ruth) Harbold, East Sparta, 50th anniversary Dec. 4; Mr. and Mrs. Delbert E. (Dorothy) Snell, Cambridge, 25th anniversary Nov. 19; Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Wilson, Newcomerstown, 25th anniversary Sept. 30.
Deaths: Mildred Hackenbracht, 78; Clifford Raymond Durben, 63; August Shalosky, 91.
FORTY YEARS AGO - 1969
Jim Thomas, who scored 80 points for the Trojans during football season, top scorer in area.
Otis Bradshaw, Uarda Lint and Carl Gephart received 30-year service pins from Heller Tool.
Port Washington plans new street sign project.
Community Thanksgiving Eve Service set for Nov. 26 at First Baptist Church.
Death: Charles W. Shull, 65.
FIFTY YEARS AGO - 1959
First place winners in Prince of Peace Contest are Bill Parks,, EUB Church; Janice Baker, Trinity Methodist; Nancy Clark, College St. Methodist; Sue Milburn, Presbyterian Church.
Mr. and Mrs. William Belle celebrate 65rh wedding anniversary.
Lions Club sells over 4,000 roses.
Deaths: C.J. Eckelberry, 72; Thomas D. Leonhard, 79; Loren Ralph Smith, infant; Thomas Eugene McDonnell, infant; Grover C. Opphile, 75; Zara L. Abbott, 95.
SIXTY YEARS AGO - 1949
Mrs. Hazel Burky and children injured when train hits auto at Coshocton crossing.
Clarence Hursey, R.D. 1, chosen member of Tuscarawas County Fair Board.
Trojans place four, Don Silverthorne, Bob Chapman, Harold Hoffman and Darrell Beiter on ECOL team.
Miss Wilma Bahmer and Russell Hawk married.
Deaths: Harvey Berkshire; Mrs. Nellie Householder, 64.
SEVENTY YEARS AGO - 1939
Trojans open basketball season with West Lafayette.
Rev. Charles Foust delivers Thanksgiving sermon at Trinity Methodist Church.
EIGHTY YEARS AGO - 1929
Mr. and Mrs. O.G. Kinsey attend International Dairy Convention at Toronto, Canada.
Billy Beers, Charles Raine, Ben Robinson, David Williams and Jack Conrad receive Eagle rank and Eugene Chapman, Star rank at Boy Scout meeting at Mt. Vernon.
Rev. Harold Lee to preach Thanksgiving sermon at Baptist Church.
NINETY YEARS AGO - 1919
The Clow Club holds annual frolic in Macabee Hall.
Fred Widder is hold-up victim on River Road; Marshal Marhover arrested culprits a few hours later.
ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGO - 1909
The old double wooden bridge west of town burns.
Mayor and Mrs. S.J. Winner, world famous midgets, appearing at the Baltimore Store this week.
Mr. and Mrs. George Barnett celebrate golden wedding anniversary.