PROHIBITION SCHOOL - Frances Hill Marks, Orrville, is sharing this week's Memory Lane photo of students of the Prohibition School on the last day of classes at the school before its closing in January 1956. Eight grades were taught at the school, located on Old Rt. 21, north of Cambridge. Mrs. Marks was the youngest student and to the best of her recollection students pictured are: Mike Stonebrook, Randy Ross, Don Faes, Frances Hill, Joyce Faes, Helen Hill, David Emler, Carl Emler, Betty Knight, Karen Knight, Barbara Knight, Carol Faes, Frances Eddy, Tom Rowe, Peggy Milhoan, Darlene Norman, Sharon Milhoan, Warren Wilson and Ted Taylor.
TEN YEARS AGO - 2000
Coach Jeff Cook's Trojans won the Inter Valley Conference title with a 5-0 record (8-2 overall) after season finale 49-6 win over Ridgewood. The Trojans would be making their first-ever appearance in play-offs competition.
Indian Valley Braves defeated Claymont 43-28 in overtime.
Numerous issues on Nov. 7 ballot for Newcomerstown area voters to decide on including 1/2 percent income tax to upgrade the village water treatment plant, and a 3/4 percent income tax increase and renewal of a 9.2 mill operating levy for schools.
Married: Shelly Ashcraft and Zachary McFarren, Aug. 19; Natalie Peckens and T.J. Marlatt, Aug. 5.
Deaths: Robert D. Casteel, 67; Thomas E. Hammersley, 77; C.Clarence McClung, 83.
TWENTY YEARS AGO - 1990
Voters to decide on several issues at Nov. 6 election.
Area football: Newcomerstown lost to Danville 53-22; Claymont Mustangs defeated Indian Valley Braves 21-6; Ridgewood Generals lost to East Knox 27-21.
Denny Ross spoke on local history of Delaware Indians, and Opal Mizer reviewed the history of dolls for Newcomerstown Business Women's Club.
THIRTY YEARS AGO - 1980
Voters head to polls Nov. 4. Local issues included millage to benefit Tuscarawas County Mental Health Board and area fire protection.
Rev. John Little, Newcomerstown, presiding elder for Pittsburgh District African AME Church and president of Newcomerstown Ministerial Assn., accepted pastorate of New North Street Church, Springfield, Ohio.
Trojans blast Jewett-Scio 52-0.
Ridgewood upped their season record to 7-2 with 30-7 win over Malvern. General Kris Lusk set Inter Valley Conference record with 91-yard kick-off return touchdown.
Indian Valley South Rebels lost to Indian Valley North Big Blue 20-0.
FORTY YEARS AGO - 1970
Chamber of Commerce informed a truck stop and restaurant would be built at Interstate 77 and Rt. 16 interchange.
Newly-opened Newcomerstown Museum well attended.
Trojans lose to Ridgewood Generals 16-15.
Death: Robert Dietrich, 50.
FIFTY YEARS AGO - 1960
Cathy Rehard reigns as queen at NHS homecoming.
Jaycees make $13.54 in pumpkin sales.
Port Washington's third annual parade draws large crowd.
Trojans defeated by Uhrichsville 35-8.
Cecil Haver named parade marshal for Newcomerstown's Halloween parade.
SIXTY YEARS AGO - 1950
Trojans end season with 32-30 defeat by Dennison.
Virgil Fruchey buys Gulf service station at Main and River streets from D.E. Hewitt Jr.
Miss Betty Hughes and John W. Hackenbracht are married at College St. Methodist Church.
SEVENTY YEARS AGO - 1940
Trojans finish third in Eastern Ohio League.
Mid-year Chamber of Commerce banquet attended by 101.
EIGHTY YEARS AGO - 1930
Philip Kees, 67, fatally injured in fall down stairs of his home on E. Canal St.
American Legion of this district gives banquet in the IOOF Hall honoring John Eldon, state commander.
NINETY YEARS AGO - 1920
Boy Scout work will be organized here.
Phi Sigma Chi entertains with dance at K of P Hall.
ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGO - 1910
Democrats sweep Ohio and Tuscarawas County with Harmon elected Governor.
Hon. G.B. Smith, 86, prominent citizen, dies at home on E. Canal St.
Charles and Benjamin Robinson raise 520 bushels of corn on Vogenitz farm south of town.
Richard Laughead, 61, dies after short illness at his home north of town.