TEN YEARS AGO - 2003
The 2003 Newcomerstown High School Prom King and Queen were Frankie Graewe and Emily Miller, where as the Ridgewood Prom King and Queen were Chad Eick and Christi Gress, and the Indian Valley Prom King and Queen were Mark Dean and Stacie Dennis.
Indian Valley Future Farmers of America had annual Ag Adventure Day at Port Washington and Midvale elementaries.
Newcomerstown Senor of the Month was Kyle Miller.
Ashley Duhamel (6-11) got the win for Newcomerstown, fanning three and walking 11 against the Lady Redskins' girl softball.
Newcomerstown High School Thespians performed Guys and Dolls.
Travis Miller lead Newcomerstown (7-9) with a homerun, single, and two RBIs against Malvern, winning 12-11.
TWENTY YEARS AGO - 1993
Queens and kings crowned at local area proms, include Kim Norman and Craig Green at Newcomerstown High; Tonya Altier and Brandon Blair at Ridgewood High, and Becky Guspyt and Jeff Stearns at Indian Valley.
State Rep. Greg DiDonato spoke on current issues on the Ohio legislature at the first "Roundtable" sponsored by Newcomerstown Friends of the Library at St. Francis de Sales Church.
Four-year scholarship winners at Newcomerstown High were Beth Breneman, Courtney Mason, Trevor Garretson, Michelle Gardner, Mandy McFadden and Nicole Baker.
Ridgewood students Aimee Lockard, Jennie Bahmer, Wendy Bahmer, Sammie Kemp, Toni Baker, Jenny McAllister, along with chaperones Jane Fuller, Pam Markley and Tina Beitzel traveled to Mexico to learn about Mexican culture.
Elks' "Students of the Month" were Carrie Russell and Mike Clark from Newcomerstown High, and Nicole Dolick and Jesse Cotterman from Ridgewood High.
Deaths: Harry M. Richmond, 81.
THIRTY YEARS AGO - 1983
Newcomerstown Superintendent Grant Sheppard invited area residents to attend dedication renaming roadway along Newcomerstown High "Woody Hayes Drive." Hayes, famous native son and legendary coach, was to speak.
President Ronald Reagan proclaimed 1983 the "Year of the Bible."
No primary election necessary in Newcomerstown June 7.
Port Washington's annual Fireman's Festival set for June 7-11.
Trojans won the Cuyahoga Heights Relays.
Joan Murphy and Dani Casey of Newcomerstown High selected to attend Buckeye Girls State at Ashland College.
Rev. William O. Calvert of St. Paul Lutheran Church being honored by his congregation for his 35 years as an ordained minister.
Deaths: Perry D. Phelps, 48; Philip Paul Johns, 68; Mrs. Augusta E. Spear, 93.
FORTY YEARS AGO - 1973
Dave Mason, Larry Bouscher and Rick Seibert to represent Newcomerstown High at Buckeye Boys State at Ashland College.
Trojans sweep Inter-Valley Conference track meet at Lee Stadium.
Lucinda Stocker, Vickie Rucker, Kathy Pfeiffer, Cynthia Hines, Lisa Allgyer, Allen Muster, Wendell Everett, Ronnie Bond and Mark Huston to represent Indian Valley South High School at Buckeye Girls State and Buckeye Boys State in June.
Deaths: Sean Lee Russell, 3; Mrs. Harold (Jessie) Wallis, 81; Mrs. Mary Grace Stephen, 79; Mrs. Knight Taylor, 87.
FIFTY YEARS AGO - 1963
Tufford and Sharrock candidates for mayor.
Seiberling plans expansion.
Council buys firetruck for $10,007.
Linda VanVoorhis named to attend Girls State.
Deaths: Lydia Denzer, 70; Mrs. Lorena Barnes, 94; Mrs. M.J. Herwick, 82; Cecil R. Wilson, 62; Wilmer E. Newell, 67.
SIXTY YEARS AGO - 1953
Row of 12 Norway maples planted at Cy Young Park by BPW Club in memory of Mrs. Cecil Yingling, charter member.
Seventy-seven seniors to graduate from local high school.
Dick Basehart, James Landon, James Baily, Glenn Walkenspaw and Danny Hagan to attend Boys State at Camp Perry.
Local clubs protest cutting of timber on Park Hill.
Service pins awarded to 131 employees of Heller Brothers Co.
Mrs. Parker Burge elected president of BPW.
Deaths: William Hoobler, 82; Mrs. Myrtle Jones, 57; George Calvin, 81; Charles E. Phillips, 71; Seth Little, 73; Clyde A. Shannon, 75; Robert W. Pollock, 55; Mrs. Lucy Glazer, 78; James Monroe Lanning, 80.
SEVENTY YEARS AGO - 1943
Local Red Cross drive nets $2,434.
New Church of the Nazarene is dedicated Sunday. Rev. L.P. Rossman, who was pastor while the church being constructed, moves to Wapakoneta.
Council votes to raze Park Hill building.
Bond campaign goes over top here.
EIGHTY YEARS AGO - 1933
Council proposes cut in salaries of public officials.
Deaths: Professor J.D. Hunt, 67; Wilbur Garwood, 70, retired teacher.
NINETY YEARS AGO - 1923
Newcomerstown Choral Society to present concert at the Presbyterian Church May 16.
ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGO - 1913
P.B. Turner sells Main Street bottling works at C.A. Vanhosen of Albany, N.Y.