TEN YEARS AGO - 2000
Dorothea Swigert Marshall and Carl J. Lenzo selected for the Wall of Honor at Newcomerstown High School.
Mary Hayes North, daughter of former Newcomerstown schools superintendent, the late Wayne B. Hayes, and sister of the late Ohio State Buckeyes football coach Woody Hayes and the late Dr. Isaac "Ike" Hayes, died at age 94.
Heidi Deibel elected president of Orange Blossoms 4-H Club at meeting at Blue Ridge Grange, Orange.
Nicole Bleininger, 16, Stone Creek, crowned Tuscarawas County Pork Queen.
Married: Rick and Dianne Craigo, West Lafayette, 30th anniversary, April 12.
Deaths: Leonard L. Foster, 86; Virginia C. Meek, 72; Mary E. Jones, 60; Mary Louise Poland, 77.
TWENTY YEARS AGO - 1990
Sherri Palmer, director of the Dept. of Development program "Buy Ohio" was speaker for Newcomerstown Chamber of Commerce banquet. Ray Booth, editor of The Newcomerstown News named Chamber Member of the Year. Among businesses presented awards were Kurz-Kasch, Lenzo Studio, Tastee Apple, PWM Inc., Bowman Sportswear, and S.D. Bush Inc.
Trojan baseball team 4-0 in Inter Valley Conference with wins of 8-6 over undefeated Strasburg, 6-1 over Ridgewood Generals, and 6-4 over Jewett-Scio Vikings. Winning pitchers were John Tanksley, Matt Crank and Darren Belt.
Trojans and Lady Trojans won the Dover Tornado Relays. Contributing to the win were Delon Jackson, Keno Jackson, Aaron Whaley, Jason Miller, Shawn Lehman, Sharla Dobson, Mary Marlatt, Cassandra Newell, Jennifer Bates, Julie Riffle and Wendy Hinds.
Ridgewood High's delegates to Buckeye Boys State were Michael Bahmer, Michael Brill, David Lower, Charles Davis and Ethan Vessels.
THIRTY YEARS AGO - 1980
Daylight Savings Time effective April 27 with clocks moved forward one hour.
Newcomerstown Rotary Club selected NHS seniors Lisa Purdy and Eric Harshbarger to attend the 34th Annual World Affairs Institute in Cincinnati.
Shirley Bassett, manager of Newcomerstown Senior Nutrition Site, presented certificates to Ora Stocker, Mae Heminger, Emma Baker and Thelma Brown for volunteer services.
Trojans won Newcomerstown Relays at Lee Stadium with 76 points. Ridgewood and Strasburg tied for second with 71 points.
Lisa Purdy, escorted by Matt Eggleston, selected NHS Spring Queen with her court comprised of Kathy Hunt and Dan Mozena, Julie Fairchild and Mitch Bricker, Donna Hannahs and Chris Hall, Dona Baker and Mark Lamson, Terrie Frye and Kurt Hall.
Deaths: Virgil A. King, 79; George L. Rose, 78; Eugene J. Scott, 52; Mrs. Zella Bubble, 72; Everett Webb, 84.
FORTY YEARS AGO - 1970
Chester Hill, Francis (Bill) Rose and Paul Hamersley presented awards for suggestions at Heller Tool plant.
Trojan track team, coached by Jim Heller, wins Newcomerstown Invitational Relays with eight teams participating; defeat Coshocton 73-54.
Deaths: Barbara Ann Fletcher, 22; Mary Bond, 83; Lloyd Everhart, 58; Anna E. Marlatt, 84.
FIFTY YEARS AGO - 1960
61st Inspection of OES held here with 222 present. Mrs. Doris Ross is worthy matron.
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Goettge, Port Washington, celebrate 37th wedding anniversary.
Some 750 children search for eggs at Cy Young Park in annual American Legion Easter egg hunt.
SIXTY YEARS AGO - 1950
John W. Milburn appointed special agent for Business Men's Assurance Co.
SEVENTY YEARS AGO - 1940
Scotts Store Inc. will open 5 & 10 Store here.
An electric scoreboard, gift of the classes of 38, 39 and 40, erected in high school auditorium.
EIGHTY YEARS AGO - 1930
Council passes new liquor ordinance raising maximum penalties.
County agrees to pay one-fourth of cost of Pilling St. bridge.
NINETY YEARS AGO - 1920
Glove Plant on Bridge St. will open April 19.
ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGO - 1910
Nugen Chapter, Masonic Lodge, hold inspection followed by a banquet and entertainment.