TEN YEARS AGO - 2003

West Lafayette Village Council approved, on their third and final reading, a zoning code installed in the village.

More than 6,000 canned food items were collected during the Newcomerstown High School canned food drive to be distributed by Journey's End Ministries.

The sixth annual ECOL Cheerleading Championships will be held at Indian Valley High School.

Ridgewood's Chris Olinger was 23rd in the boys' D-III cross country state championship with a time of 16.49.

Nineteen juniors and seniors in the Building Trades program at the Coshocton County Career Center worked on the construction of anew home for Habitat for Humanity.

TWENTY YEARS AGO - 1993

Newcomerstown High School was awarded the 1993 Harold A. Meyer Sportsmanship Award from the Ohio High School Athletic Association in a ceremony at Columbus.

Nicole Rae Dasnby, a senior at Newcomerstown High, named Elks' Student of the Month for October.

Thelma Silverthorn, Newcomerstown, was the week's winner of $100 in "Lucky Bucks" in the Chamber of Commerce's Lucky Barrel drawing.

Area football: Trojans defeated Bellaire St. John 29-12; Ridgewood Generals edged Malvern 14-13; Indian Valley Braves clinched their first Principals Athletic Conference title with a 35-14 win over Fairless.

Deaths: Belle E. Emerson, 82; William Donald Pickering; Rev. John A. Kroll, 69; Delbert R. Gram, 72; Beatrice A. Parks, 76; Bernard L. Hartman Sr., 77; Thelma J. Eckelberry, 86; Wilma L. McConkey, 67; Dakota Wagner Smith, infant.

THIRTY YEARS AGO - 1983

Dana Lewis announced he had been given final approval for a McDonald's Restaurant in Nerwcomerstown.

Trojan Joe Fillman finished an impressive 15th in the state at the state cross country competition in Columbus.

"Snoopy" was being presented by the Newcomerstown Thespians. Ron Little was play director and Mark Marlatt, student director.

Newly-formed Newcomerstown Art Guild elected Jane Swigert president.

Dave Gress, Fresno, named general manager of Fruit Growers Marketing Association, located in Newcomerstown. Steve Barker, Delaware, named sales manager.

Steve Dulaney crowned Newcomerstown High's 1983 powder puff football king. His court included Troy Mozena and Derek Sheppard.

Trojans 19-0 winner over Indian Valley North Big Blue.

Deaths: Mrs. Della A. Tedrow, 76; Mrs. Carole V. Tidrick, 42; Mrs. Regis (Golda) Riffil, 83.

FORTY YEARS AGO - 1973

Village Council approves ordinance regulating exhaust equipment on motor vehicles to cut down on noise.

Garaway beats Trojans 6-0; Ridgewood claims 29-7 victory over Strasburg.

UNICEF drive in Port Washington collects $76.11.

Trojan Marching Band to appear on television Thanksgiving Day, while performing in Gimbel's Parade in Philadelphia, Pa.

Heller Tool Co. officials announced the firm will discontinue manufacturing hammers and blacksmith tools in January, due to the economy.

Dr. Donald E. Potts, West Lafayette, named a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians.

Deaths:

Mrs. Victor (Lucy) Wyler, 85; Miss Edith Heskett, 61.

FIFTY YEARS AGO - 1963

Trojans win 44-8 against Byesville and will end season on Friday night against Frazeysburg.

Mayor James Arthur Tufford re-elected mayor. School levy wins approval.

Traditional Halloween parade seen by an estimated crowd of 5,000 persons.

Firemen to burn the old Milburn Mill and cider press on Cross Street Nov. 20.

SIXTY YEARS AGO - 1953

Lorin Gadd re-elected mayor; five-mill school levy passes.

Miss Nancy Strickmaker, a senior, elected homecoming queen.

Lions Club sells 4,600 roses in their Rose Day sale.

Trojans defeat New Concord 38-0.

Deaths: Mrs. Carl Bowers, 31; David O. Nicodemus, 44; Oren Eckelberry, 54.

SEVENTY YEARS AGO - 1943

Wallace Curtiss is under enemy fire at the landing in Salemo, Italy.

Trojans lose tough game to Canton St. John team.

Earl Treasure, Republican, and Ira O. Stoffer, Democrat, are candidates for office of mayor.

EIGHTY YEARS AGO - 1933

Mrs. J.R. McElroy, 76, died at her home on E. Canal Street.

Mrs. Alvin Lehman, recent bride, honored at party by the M.P. Church Choir.

Vic Donahey will speak at meeting of non-partisan league at high school.

NINETY YEARS AGO - 1923

Mr. and Mrs. J.H. Oxley, leaving soon to reside in Newark, given farewell party by Baptist Church members.

Foreman of Pan Handle division, Pennsylvania Railroad, hold banquet at Central Hotel.

ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGO - 1913

Newcomerstown High School admitted to accredited list of high schools in the state.

Elmer Sells asks $2,000 damages from the Newcomerstown Water Company for water entering his mine.