The College Street Methodist Church stood at the corner of Canal and College streets for several years until the March 11, 1955, tornado damaged the structure beyond use. Pictured are members of the church's choir in about 1949. Front row, l to r, Nellie Lehman, Claire Mae Gross, Joan Barnett, Mrs. Catherine Lorenz, Anita Barnett, Virginia Yingling. Middle row: Mrs. Sheets, Nora Gardner, Silva Stowe, Sue Barnett, Ruth Price, Joanne Gardner Castle. Back row: Don Pickering, Rev. Thomas Lorenz, George Wilson. TEN YEARS AGO - 2000Newcomerstown celebrated the Fourth of July with a lengthy parade and fireworks at Lee Stadium sponsored by The Newcomerstown Emergency Rescue Squad.Local fans and friends were invited to send well wishes to Hiland Hawks head basketball coach, Perry Reese Jr., age 47, diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor.NHS senior, Josh Gunn qualified for American Motorcycle Assn. National Motocross Championship at Loretta Lynn's Ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tenn.Death: John B. Spalding, 79.TWENTY YEARS AGO - 1990Family Dollar opened in Newcomerstown at 124 W. Main St. with Donna Haver, manager.Evelyn Malvin elected president of Newcomerstown Business Women's Club.NHS representatives to Buckeye Girls State at Ashland University are Julie Mizer and Patricia Loader. Boys State representatives were Lee Fish, Allen Fish and Brian Bambeck.Deaths: Clara O. Baker, 93; Romona M. Emig, 63; Mildred Lattea, 60; Carl A. Loader, 79.THIRTY YEARS AGO - 1980Rotary team, coached by Bob Berry and John Davis, took first place in Newcomerstown Little League with team members Tom Myers. David Elliott, Doug Smith, Jeff Davis, Steve Durr, Tom Beasley, Eddie Mathews, Bob Pippin and Bart Berry.Pandorian Club's "Halloween" float grand prize winner in West Lafayette Homecoming parade with theme "That Holiday Feeling." Ann-Marie Elliott was crowned Homecoming queen; Matricia Cognion, junior queen, and Megan Bates, mini queen.Death: Carl Stutler, 72.FORTY YEARS AGO - 1970Village Council announced removal of parking meters from downtown.Trojans defeat Coshocton Triplett's baseball team 8-2; win by forfeit over RiverView.Married: Karen Lynn Zimmer and Daniel Paul Brown; Candis Sue Bahmer and David Miller; Judy Elaine Simmerman and James R. Steinbach; Joann Schlarb and David Schlarb; Connie Schlarb and Jeffrey Funk.Deaths: Clyde P. (Pat) Murphy, 77; Lester Shalosky, 60; C. Myron Riggle, 52; Myra Truex, 71; Carl L. Krebs Sr.; Leon L. Riggle, 77.FIFTY YEARS AGO - 1960Bones of prehistoric mammal unearthed by construction men of the Brode company working in Springfield, O. Larger than an elephant, the mastodon lived between 9,000 and 17,000 years ago.Emil C. Yarnell, Newcomerstown R.D. 2, suffered amputation of right leg as result of injuries received in freak auto accident.Newcomerstown Band to march in West Lafayette Homecoming parade and to give concert at Bakersville Homecoming.SIXTY YEARS AGO - 1950W.E. Ourant, funeral director, purchases home of the late Mr. and Mrs. W.M. Brode on E. Canal St.Heller Bros. strike continues through sixth week.Miss LaVonne Bethel, junior at the high school, attends Girls State at Capital U., Columbus.Constance Sue Saylor, seven, dies following three-car crash at Wolf. Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Saylor, her brother Ned and sister Linda were injured.Charles L. Hackenbracht dies of heart attack.Married: Margaret McFadden and David R. Markley; Bertha Ellen Gilchrist and James Shiel; Gayle Pollock and Lynn Welker; Hazel Baker and John P. Davies; Alberta Maurer and Doren Baab; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lehman, R.D. 1, 45th anniversary.SEVENTY YEARS AGO - 1940Clow plant makes plans for display room.Police on lookout for dope addicts after pills are taken from Dr. Stelzner's office. EIGHTY YEARS AGO - 1930Water in Tuscarawas River reaches one-foot stage; lowest in six years.NINETY YEARS AGO - 1920Council favors plan of annexation to Coshocton County.J.E. McElhaney and F.B. Bethel receive medals from Pennsylvania Railroad in recognition of their services in World War I.ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGO - 1910Druggist H.H. Eagon has purchased the large residence and two cottages of Miss Nannie Loveless, Cross St.