TEN YEARS AGO - 2000
Village of Newcomerstown and Newcomerstown Community Improvement Corp. continued negotiations with Caito Foods Inc. of Indianapolis, Ind., to locate a refrigerated distribution center in Newcomerstown Industrial Park.
Football: Trojans beat Columbiana Crestview 38-21; Coshocton defeated Ridgewood 36-6; Indian Valley Braves won 25-21 over Tusky Valley.
Area county fairs announced feature entertainment: Guernsey County Fair, Sept. 11-17, Aaron Tippin; Tuscarawas County Fair, Sept. 18-23, Eddie Money, Chad Brock, Mark Chestnutt; Coshocton County Fair, Sept. 29-Oct. 4, Joe Diffie and Danielle Peck.
Married: Clarence "Eddie" Speer and Mary Lou Newns, April 1.
Deaths: Hilda Snider, 91; Irene S. Parry, 80; L. June Fansler, 71; George E. Clum, 73; Jennie L. Bourne, 64.
TWENTY YEARS AGO - 1990
Raye Williams and Angela Miller of Indian Valley FFA and John Ridenour and Stacy Mizer of Ridgewood FFA attended the National FFA Conference in Washington, D.C.
Trojans defeated Malvern 8-6; Ridgewood lost to Strasburg 14-7; Indian Valley Braves won 12-0 over Dalton.
Married: Susan Annette Evancho and Mitchell Otto Julien, July 14; Mr. and Mrs. Fred (Colleen) Clough, Newcomerstown, 25th anniversary, Aug. 28.
Deaths: Zachary Michael Beane, 2 1/2, son of Jeffrey S. and Rhonda Beane; Mildred I. Nay, 79; Martha Speelman, 59; Glenn F. Bradshaw, 74; Jane Baker, 59.
THIRTY YEARS AGO - 1980
Several children in Birds Run area boated to their school bus due to Wills Creek overflow.
Trojans and RiverView open football season with 8-8 tie. Doug Bell and Ben Wright were Trojans of the Week.
Bill Welch elected master of Buckhorn Grange at Wolf.
Deaths: Howard Galbraith, 78; Timothy Gainor, 26; Mrs. Ida Kopp, 88.
FORTY YEARS AGO - 1970
NHS cheerleaders include Rhonda Roe, Joyce Gadd, Gayle Greathouse, Becky Postel, Cheryl Sharrock, Ellen Krebs, Mary Regula, Sherri Baker and Wendy Storck.
Rev. and Mrs. O.E. Ghere to mark 20th anniversary as pastors of local Foursquare Gospel Church.
Trojans lose season opener to Canton Oakwood 9-0.
Married: Kathryn Lee Ervin and Alan Duane Osler; Holly Lynn Hines and Barry Taylor; Barbara Files and Richard F. McMillen.
Deaths: James A. Treadwell, 67; Mrs. Almeda C. Stewart, 68; Ms. A.M. Pace.
FIFTY YEARS AGO - 1960
Public hearing on relocation of Rt. 36 and Rt. 16 around Newcomerstown to be held at Municipal building.
Paul Parks named golf champion of Newcomerstown for fifth time in 12 years.
Lions Club celebrates 20th anniversary at Stoffer's Restaurant.
Deaths: John Russell Jones, 36, of 108 1/2 River St., killed on Rt. 21 south of Newcomerstown; Mrs. Ida Welker, 88.
SIXTY YEARS AGO - 1950
Thirty-tree National Guardsmen die when Pennsy flier rams troop train near West Lafayette Sept. 11.
Rotary observes 25th anniversary. Charter members are George Brode, John C. Ross and Dr. C.A. Hanson.
Ohio Bell Telephone Co. purchases home on W. Church St. from estate of Melissa Brown. A brick building will be constructed on the site.
Deaths: Everett R. Kinner, 75; Mrs. Clara Asher, 79.
SEVENTY YEARS AGO - 1940
There are 498 telephones listed in Newcomerstown.
Dr. J.H. Waelde, optometrist of Mingo Junctin, opens office here.
Mrs. Carl Lehman draws the Ford sedan at St. Francis de Sales Church festival.
Trojans win first night contest from Phila.
EIGHTY YEARS AGO - 1930
The Fashion Shoppe of Cambridge will open a store over the Underselling Store.
Raymond Miller, 15, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Miller, dies of infantile paralysis.
NINETY YEARS AGO - 1920
The body of Thomas Montgomery arrives from France.
Mr. and Mrs. Willis Rehard, California, visiting here after 34 year absence.
ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGO - 1910
S.S. Meeks opens meat market in Ley building on River St.
Public school shows enrollment of 596 pupil with 100 in high school.
Zack Thalheimer returns from visit in Germany.
Firm of King & Thompson dissolved and J.O. King is sole owner of the Kandy Kitchen.
J.W. Nicodemus installs new boiler in the greenhouse.