TEN YEARS AGO - 2003

Newcomerstown Rotary Club member Jeff Orr presents the Rotary Club's painting of the Eureka Hardware Store in Newcomerstwon to Dave Archer, branch manager of Dover-Phila Federal Credit Union in Newcomerstown.

Robert Fisher, NERS's Fire chief, resigned from his post Nov. 16 after more than 25 years of service.

Army Pvt. Jeremy C. Wiseman has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Ohio.

Deaths: Donna J. Casteel, 38, Newcomerstown; Ethel P. Flood, 88, Washington; Helen R. Hickman, 86, Newcomerstown; and Luther J. Roberts, 90, Byesville.

TWENTY YEARS AGO - 1993

Jack Welsch resigned from Newcomerstown Village Council.

The Raymond and Wilma Robinson family of Gnadenhutten was named "1993 Family of the Year" by Tuscarawas County Extension Homemakers Council.

Ridgewood General Jason Reveal selected to Division IV All-Ohio First Team, and Trojan Nate Archer awarded All-Ohio Special Mention honors for their football performances.

Trojan basketball team lost to Cnaton Heritage Christian 57-47.

Kurz-Kasch Inc. plant of Newcomerstown received Ford Motor Company's Q1 preferred quality award.

Deaths: Eta Meckley, 91; Anna Mae Miller Rominger, 61; Jean Thompson Roth, 71.

THIRTY YEARS AGO - 1983

Tony Segalavich of The Athletic Club-Corner Pizza reported sales of Ohio Lotto game tickets nearly doubled as the grand prize figure was announced at $3.8 million.

Melinda Dansby, seventh grade student at Newcomerstown Middle School and daughter of Larry and Carol Dansby of Newcomerstown, named winner in "Smoking and Health" statewide poster contest.

Local basketball: Trojans lost to Tuscarawas Central Catholic 71-49 and 55-38 to East Canton; Ridgewood Generals defeated Jewett-Scio 72-61 and lost to Claymont 51-50; Indian Valley South lost 39-37 in overtime to Malvern.

Shirley and Stan Fish, Newcomerstown, retained positions as worthy matron and worthy patron of Oriental Chapter, Eastern Stars.

Deaths: Joseph W. "Saylor Joe" Ciesick, 89; John W. Sharrock, 79.

FORTY YEARS AGO - 1973

Coach Dave Hughes and his Trojans are undefeated (3-0) with 52-50 win over Indian Valley North and 51-47 over Zane Trace.

Indian Valley South Rebels beat Tuscarawas Central Catholic 57-39 in season opener. Ridgewood Generals claim two weekend victories 75-46 over Hiland and 82-60 over East Knox.

Oriental Chapter of Eastern Star holds 75th annual installation of officers with Alwilda Starkey and Robert Denham installed as worthy matron and worthy patron.

Councilwoman Mrs. Russell (Olive) MacQueen, 66, dies.

FIFTY YEARS AGO - 1963

Trojans lose to Carrollton 92-77, will meet West Lafayette and Uhrichsville next.

Rambler Agency opened in Newcomerstown.

Deaths: Evermont H. Shuck; Perry Harding, 63; Mrs. Lyle Ourant, 66; Miller Knight Simmerman, 78; J. Earl Treasure, 76; Roy (Ramsey) Tyhurst, 76; Mrs. Erma A. Willer, 81; Chester Mackey, 66.

SIXTY YEARS AGO - 1953

Marsha Peoples wins first place in Tuscarawas County Prince of Peace contest.

Thousands attend first Christmas parade held in community.

Trojans lose to Byesville 80-44.

Death: Robert M. Atkinson, 59.

Miss Edna Powell installed as worthy matron, and Weldon Clutter, worthy patron of Oriental Chapter of Eastern Star.

SEVENTY YEARS AGO - 1943

John E. Rodgers sells Home Bakery to Verne Steiner, Coshocton.

EIGHTY YEARS AGO - 1933

V.D. Crater, 69, prominent merchant, dies of heart attack.

Music pupils of Mrs. Florence Vogenitz present program at Buckhorn Grange.

NINETY YEARS AGO - 1923

Harry Dillehay resigns as accountant at James B. Clow and Sons plant.

ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGO - 1913

W.C. Clow and Cy Young return from hunting trip in Minnesota.

Deaths: Mrs. J.W. (Eetta) Taylor; J. Waugh Smith.