TEN YEARS AGO - 2000
Weather-related driving conditions blamed for accident near Bolivar that claimed the life of Angela K. Marcincavage, 41, Guernsey.
Lady Trojans open season with 48-32 win over Beallsville led by Tana McIntire with 15 points; Ridgewood Lady Generals lost to RiverView 65-34 in Coshocton County Classic; Indian Valley Lady Braves won 46-17 over Tusky Valley.
Santa parade Dec. 2 in Newcomerstown with theme "Christmas - paying forward." Billy and Bobby McKim were chosen parade marshals for acts of kindness.
Married: Michelle Lynne Endlich and Eric Lee Golder, July 22.
Deaths: Wilma V. Johnson, 74; Lorna J. Couts, 69; Mabel C. Hoffman, 95; Dennis C. Bahmer, 79.
TWENTY YEARS AGO - 1990
NHS Thespians present "You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown."
Mayor Gordon DeMarco decreed Dec. 1 as "Poppy Day" in Newcomerstown under the sponsorship of Darrell O. Beiter Post 3303 of Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Local boys basketball: Trojans lost season opener to Shenandoah Zeps 109-63; Indian Valley Braves won their season opener 64-53 over Waynedale.
West Lafayette Chamber of Commerce sponsoring "Country Christmas in the Village" Dec. 1 featuring the Santa parade.
Mr. and Mrs. Dale (Betty) Schaar, Newcomerstown, celebrating 25th wedding anniversary Dec. 4.
Deaths: Frank W. Helter, 25; C. David Robinson, 63; Grace B. Mizer, 76; Paul Byron Sarchet, 75; Russell J. Treasure, 81; Wallace H. Cooper, 61; Calvin G. Hyslop, 81.
THIRTY YEARS AGO - 1980
Trojan athletes honored at fall sports banquet with Tommy Thompson of WTNS radio-Coshocton as master of ceremonies. Special recognition went to: Brenda Williams, Donna Hannahs and Rhonda Baker, volleyball; Ben Wright, Chris Hall, Chuck Davis and Alan MacKinnon, football; Chris Dyer, golf; Eddie Everhart and Mark Mozena, cross country.
Rick Lehman, NHS junior, named to Eastern District Cross Country All-Star team in Class A sectional, and in Class AA from Ridgewood were Mark McCoy, Kevin Schlarb, Steve Olinger and Steve Leavengood.
Unexpected six-inch snowfall closed schools and caused cancellations of meetings in Newcomerstown area.
Gerald Bowers, Plainfield, appointed to fill unexpired term of the late Wayne Zimmerman on Ridgewood school board.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles B. (Jewell) Mullen, Newcomerstown R.D. 1, mark 50th wedding anniversary.
FORTY YEARS AGO - 1970
State Health Dept. approves Landfill.
C. Arthur Durben, 48, Newcomerstown R.D. 3, owner of Durben Tire Co. here, killed instantly when tire pressure machine exploded.
Trojans varsity basketball team includes Mark Warner, Don Baker, Paul Simpson, Randy Hoffman, Tim Peoples, Jon Harding, Richard Smith, Steve Castle, Tom Addy, Dusty Wilkin, Dave Hawk and Gary Hoffman.
Led by Mark Warner's 32 points, coach Gary Caviness' Trojans defeated Indian Valley South Rebels 59-44.
Deaths: Clark L. Bryant, 68; Mrs. Robert (Frances) McCulley, 60; Morton Williams, 59.
FIFTY YEARS AGO - 1960
1100 children turn out to see Santa Claus.
American plastic industry forecast to increase in 1961, despite general economic slowdown.
Trojans defeated by Carrollton in final minutes of game.
Married: Miss Patricia Lee McCants and Dirk W. DeBoer married Nov. 11 in Central America; Mrs. Emma Gardner Boles and H. Clifford Hinds; Shirley E. Carey and R.N. Kirkpatrick.
Deaths: Mrs. Jennie Stoffer, 94; Mrs. Emma Paulun, 79; Mrs. Maude Peoples; Robert Booth, 16; Mrs. Esta Williams, 70; Mrs. Gordon Brode, 46; Sheriff King Hiller, 61.
SIXTY YEARS AGO - 1950
Newcomerstown tax rate reduced $17.30 to $16.30.
Rev. Donald Doss, Presbyterian Church, speaks at Elks 21st Memorial Service.
Mrs. Margarert Gaskill installed as worthy matron and Jack Thomas, worthy patron, of Oriental Chapter, OES.
Dennis Bahmer gets trip to Arizona for conservation work.
Deaths: Mrs. Frank Everhart, 54; Homer Cappel, 56; Robert Little, 15.
SEVENTY YEARS AGO - 1940
Draft Board puts 121 local men in Class 11-A.
New orders pile up at Heller Brothers plant due to National Defense.
1500 children to get treats at Christmas.
Ambrose Riffle, 43, World War I veteran, dies in fall down steps at his home.
EIGHTY YEARS AGO - 1930
Farm residence of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Woodard at Brownings Ford burns.
Miss Mary Bean appointed executive secretary at OSU for co-ed room house.
American Legion sponsors new Boy Scout troop.
Dr. Roy Hildebrand has moved from College St. to the Eagon property on Cross St.
NINETY YEARS AGO - 1920
New electric fire siren on town hall to be tried out this week.
George W. Miskimen retires after 35 years in the hardware business.
Rev. and Mrs. J.F. McDonnell and two daughters leave to reside in Elgin, Texas.
Miss Goldie Quinn and Henry Welbaum are married.
ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGO - 1910
The File Shop shuts down for two weeks for repairs.
Professor Smock will fill the pulpit of the ME Church Sunday.
S.B. McMillen added a two-story annex to his building at corner of Bridge and Church streets.
Dr. W.R. Hosick chosen president of Tuscarawas County Medical Assn.