TEN YEARS AGO - 2004

Primary leads of Newocmerstown High School's Thespians presentation of "Forty Second Street" include Mary Hogue, Nick Conley, Jenna Lenzo and Seth Newell.

Joy VanVoorhis, physician therapist, is the latest addition to the staff at Buckeye Health and Rehabilitation in Newcomerstown.

Ltc. David Vanucci, who has been in the U.S. Army for 18 years, was recognized at a ceremony for his recent promotion to lieutenant colonel.

Katie Carruthers won the Cheerleaders' Captain Award at the Newcomerstown High School Winter Sports Awards night.

Earning 2003-2004 Coach of the Year honors in wrestling was Newcomerstown's own Ben Bradley.

TWENTY YEARS AGO - 1994

Todd Stoffer of Ridgewood Generals named both the Inter Valley Conference and Eastern Ohio Basketball Coaches District 5 Association "Coach of the Year." General Jeremy Conkle was Division III "Player of the Year" and Indian Valley Brave Jason Alsept was Coaches Association "Player of the Year."

Henry Stonecreek elected president of Newcomerstown AARP 4575.

Robert and Evelyn Decker, Newcomerstown, toured east and southern Africa on a Lutheran World Relief educational program.

Newcomerstown High School Science Fair includes 72 projects with sophomore Ryan Burrier earning "Best of Show."

Indian Valley Braves advanced to Division III regional tournament after defeating Martins Ferry 52-44 in district finals in district semi-finals, Indian Valley defeated Ridgewood Generals 61-39.

Deaths: Jacob E. Stahl, 83; Mary E. Ross, 70.

THIRTY YEARS AGO - 1984

Cy Young Celebration to be held in Newcomerstown July 6-8.

Business Women's Club Style Show set for March 27 featuring fashions from The Clothes Line store in Newcomerstown.

Indian Valey South again a winner in 7-Up's "Spirit" preliminary competition.

Artwork by Jamey Lower, Tony Black and Justin Smith, all of Necomerstown Middle School, and Jennifer Huffman and Melanie Wise, elementary students, among 135 entries statewide selected for the "Young People's Art Exhibition" March 5-16 at the Statehouse in Columbus.

New Philadelphia Municipal Court Judge Edward O' Farrell announced as guest speaker for Gnadenhutten Chamber of Commerce banquet March 22 at the Settlement House Restaurant.

Deaths: George E. Wagner, 67; Elizabeth C. Meroslas, 81; Ray W. Beal, 73; Norma K. Clarke, 52; Helen R. Tyson, 76; Donald E. Stevens, 66; Mrs. Wilma Friel, 60; Bill Tennant, 54; Austin Sage, 74.

FORTY YEARS AGO - 1974

Woody Hayes, head football coach at Ohio State University, announced as speaker for Newcomerstown High School's commencement June 2.

Coach Charlie Huggins and his Indian Valley South Rebels earn their third straight trip to state tournaments in Columbus after winning the regional championship at Steuenville over Peebles 43-41. In semi-finals, the Rebels beat Crooksville 59-41.

Public Utilities Commission of Ohio rules in favor of installing gates and flasher lights at Penn Central Railroad crossing in Isleta.

Six new directors named to Newcomersotwn Chamber of Commerce board: Jerry Wolfrom, William Ourant, Graham Marshall, Lorin Gadd, Richard Roe and James Lineback.

A request for money to build a new high school near Tuscarawas in the Indian Valley School District (consolidating North and South high schools) is overwhelmingly defeated 1,339 to 836 in a special election.

Deaths: Floyd D. (Red) Farrar, 73; Fred Hutchinson, 58; Ross Ford; Albert Bliss, 97; Ralph McMullen, 64.

FIFTY YEARS AGO - 1964

Record attendance of 1,571 shown at Jaycee Sesqui-minstrel.

Muskingum area dams credited with restricting flood damage in area after constant rain from march 4-10.

Richard Cappel, Port Washington, loses barn in fire; estimated$5,000 loss.

Deaths: Kim Robert Douglas, infant; Mrs. Laura B. Laughlin, 74; Mrs. Hester Larrick, 88; William F. Rose, 66.

SIXTY YEARS AGO - 1954

Board of education approves transfer of Oxford school district to the Newcomerstown school district.

Newcomerstown turned in the biggest percentage collection of Tuscarawas County real estate tax, $48,504.35, which was 101.42 percent of current charge.

Deaths: James H. Martin, 85; Mrs. Evelyn Bassett, 85; John M. Wilson, 82; Mrs. Edmond Phillips, 73.

SEVENTY YEARS AGO - 1944

Heller plant wins White Star for second time for meritorious service.

Clerk's report shows a solid balance of $33,976.61 in village treasury.

Pvt. Glenn G. Shaw receives the coveted Honor Badge of Efficiency at San Diego, Calif.

EIGHTY YEARS AGO - 1934

Virgil Stocker, 63, lumber dealer and former member of city council, succumbs to pneumonia.

S.L. Douglas building at corner of Bridge and Canal streets purchased by Frank Underwood and Kenneth Birth.

NINETY YEARS AGO - 1924

Beiter brothers open branch office at Coshocton.

Hernado Vogenitz, in consulor service, and his wife arrive home for a visit from the Maderia Islands.

ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGO - 1914

At a meeting of the Women's Club held at the mayor's office, scarlet flowers are adopted as decorations for the centennial.

William Reed sells farm on Lick Run to Fred Egler, Dover.