TEN YEARS AGO - 2000
Janesville Products held open house at new manufacturing facility in Newcomerstown.
NHS fall sports special awards went to: Adrienne Dansby, cheerleader; Brandon Welsh and Cody Addy, golfers; Brittany Parry, Matt Fitzgibbon, Samantha Fickey and Michael Lawrence, cross country; Kyle Girton, Chris Bryant, Nick Vavrock, Dustin Kennedy, Tristan Mizer, DJ Grewell and Keith Ellis, football.
Local equestrian, Ian Cochran, son of Mike and Diane Cochran, Port Washington, to receive three national awards at United States Dressage Federation national convention in Cincinnati in December.
Married: Karri Ann Addy and Thomas Brady, July 29; Karrie Beth Loader and Richard Chappell, June 17.
Death: Lawrence "Larry" White.
TWENTY YEARS AGO - 1990
Local Thomas C. Montgomery Post 431, American Legion, under commander Roger Bliss, hosted the annual Veterans Day dinner with speaker, Gene Poland of Newcomerstown, commander of Three Rivers VFW Council.
Local selections for Associated Press Eastern District All-Stars first teams were: Div. 5, Trojans Keno Jackson, Todd Kellam and William Wilson; Div. 4, Ridgewood Generals Jason Prater and Dan Wolfe; Div. 3, Indian Valley Brave Bob Moore.
Newcomerstown Village Council gave first reading to contract for fire protection from Newcomerstown Emergency Rescue Squad, Inc.
Rev. William C. Haggis II speaker for Community Thanksgiving Worship Service Nov. 20 at St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Port Washington.
Christmas parade set for Dec. 1 in Newcomerstown.
THIRTY YEARS AGO - 1980
County football coaches form Tuscarawas County Football Coaches Assn. with all-star team including Trojans Ben Wright and Chris Hall with Alan MacKinnon and Chuck Davis honorable mentions, and Indian Valley South Rebels Jim Miller and Scott Urban with Joe Gray and Todd Gardner, honorable mentions.
Community Thanksgiving Service at Newcomerstown First Baptist Church Nov. 25 with speaker, Rev. George Keller, pastor of First Baptist Church, Berlin, Ohio.
Newcomerstown merchants joined in Christmas promotion "Shop Your Hometown" started by Reeves Bank.
FORTY YEARS AGO - 1970
General Electric Company announced establishment of the Ohio Coil Service Shop on Newport St., Newcomerstown.
Keith Russell named to replace C. Dale Johnson on Newcomerstown Board of Education after Johnson resigned.
Heller Tool employees receiving service pins were: George Whyde, 45 years; Harold Marlatt, 40 years; Clyde Catlett and Harold Glazer, 35 years; Robert Decker, Wayne Wilson, Mike Graban, Marie Salrin and Homer Craigo, 30 years; V.T. Orr, 25 years, and Roger Warden, Ray Durben, James Dyer and Edward Grewell, 20 years.
Nugen Chapter 124 of Royal Arch Masons mark 100th anniversary.
Deaths: Ambrose F. Baker, 75; Delbert E. Gadd, 54; Mrs. Elam D. Patterson, 83.
FIFTY YEARS AGO - 1960
Frank Eggleston, 40, killed when hit by power shovel.
American Legion Post donates 50-star American Flag to NHS.
John A. Kistler accepted position with Reeves Bank.
Mr. and Mrs. George Wagner mark golden wedding anniversary.
Deaths: Albert Klein, 72; Ledlie Barnett; Harold H. Stein, 52; Mrs. Florence Umstott, 71.
SIXTY YEARS AGO - 1950
Heller Bros. Co. announces pension plan for employees with entire cost to be paid for by the company.
Trojan band scores hit when they perform at Cleveland Browns-Philadelphia Eagles game at Cleveland.
Tuscarawas River reached 10.2 ft. as snow melts.
John Cramlet, 76, found dead near fence on his farm at Guernsey.
Dr. Dana Whitmer, fomer local high school principal, named assistant superintendent of Gary, Ind., city schools.
Deaths: George R. Huff, 74; Mrs. J.J. Meyers, 61; Julius R. Richard, 78.
SEVENTY YEARS AGO - 1940
Draft Board classifies 88; 20 of this number are OK for service.
875 employed at Heller Brothers plant, an all-time high.
New piano dedicated at Lutheran Church.
Trojans open season with Dexter City.
Weddings of the week: Margaret Miler and James Myers; Gladys Laughlin and Robert Wurster; Marjorie Goettge and Eugene Ludwing.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Smith, R.D. 3, celebrate golden wedding anniversary.
EIGHTY YEARS AGO - 1930
Robert Crater, sign painter, is painting a large 20x75 ft. sign on the ninth building of the James B. Clow Co.
D.B. Moore and Alfred Marshall gather toys for needy kiddies at Christmas.
Deaths: Miss Nina Ross, 34; Lloyd Murphy, 81, retired school teacher and ex-mayer.
NINETY YEARS AGO - 1920
George Pace buys Rufenbach grocery on Canal St.
Modern equipment installed at Produce Company plant.
Married: Miss Lillie Hofer and Charles Shepherd; Carl Tice and Miss Leah Huston.
Death: Sheldon Dickerson, 72.
ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGO - 1910
Norman Geddes, attending art school in Cleveland, spends brief vacation here.
Charles Reitz and Miss Elvira Miller are married Thanksgiving Day.
F. Otto Tufford and Miss Celia Gibson are married at the M.E. parsonage by Rev. Haverfield.
O.A. Quillen sells Ruly farm at Booth to Wilber Garwood.
Death: Newton Moore.