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Memory Lane

Remembering the past. Looking to the future.

Published: March 8, 2017 12:00 AM

2007

Eureka Hardware changed hands to Dick McCoy, Cambridge, of Orme-Do It Best Hardware. McCoy assumed the duties as proprietor March 6.

Daisy Mae John and Renny Ray Glazer announced their engagement. Wedding plans were set for April 21, 2007, at Hartwood Church, near Newcomerstown.

Sam P. Rogal, the son of Bob and Bonnie Rogal of Stocker Ridge Road, Newcomerstown, named Elks Student of the Month for March at Newcomerstown High School.

John and Brandi Stull, Fresno, announced the birth of their daughter, Mariann Louise Stull.

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Jeremy Welsh accepted at Ohio State University's School of Veterinary Medicine.

Walter Brenneman of Newcomerstown was presented a plaque recognizing him for 40 years of service to the Newcomerstown Athletic Dept.

Ethan Perkins awarded Best of Show in Newcomerstown High School Science Fair.

Deaths: Robert G. Anderson, 79; Roger Charles Buehler, 83; Dale C. Handrich, 83; Gladys W. 'Bobbi' Parks, 84; W. Regis Shivers, 58;.

1997

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Vernal Gray, Newcomerstown, honored at Newcomerstown Scouts' annual Blue and Gold Banquet at the David Barber Center. Gray founded the local Scout program in the 1940s.

Best of Show winners at Newcomerstown Science Fair were high school students Brock Miskimen and Sascha Stein, and middle school students Tara Belt and Steven Pritchard.

West Lafayette Janusian Club was planning its 'Big Band Era 40s and 50s Style Review" card party and style show for May 20.

Kimberly Downing was elected president of Indian Valley Future Farmers of America (FFA).

Mr. and Mrs. Garner (Annabelle) Stocker, Newcomerstown, observed their 50th wedding anniversary March 14.

NHS students, Brock Miskimen and Kristi Henry won at the county level in the American Legion Americanism test and essay contest.

 

Deaths: Thurman L. Amore, 85; Glenna L. Kehl, 83; Shirley Dawson, 71.

1987

Memorial service planned for March 19 at David Barber Civic Center to honor the late Woody Hayes, one of Newcomerstown's most famous and favorite citizens. The legendary former head football coach of the Ohio State Buckeyes died March 12, 1987, at 74.

Newcomerstown Emergency Rescue Squad Inc. announced an open house for its new 1987 Saulsbury Heavy Rescue Truck.

Indian Valley South Lady Rebels ended their basketball season22-3 after 59-52 loss to Union Town in Class A regional finals.

Deaths: BernardK. Wade, 77; Russell Johnson, 78; Willard Beal, 68; Donald R. Williams, 32; George Rainey Johnson, Grace C. Stewart, 89; Gladys Burns Miskimen, 83.

1977

Teacher-writer Walter W. Seifert, faculty member of The Ohio State University School of Journalism, named speaker for April Chamber of Commerce Banquet.

Robert W. Crater, a native of Newcomerstown, retired from The Washington Press ending a distinguished 41-year career as a journalist. His career brought. him into contact with various famous people including Presidents Roosevelt, Truman, Nixon, Kennedy, and several members of the Kennedy family.

Newcomerstown Middle School spelling bee won by Cheryl Wells with Michael Ringling, first runner-up, and Brad Lineback, second runner-up.L

Newcomerstown RRotaryClub sponsored a Fellowship of Christian Athletes banquet with special guest speaker Jeff Logan of the Ohio State Buckeyes football team.

Defending state champion Indian Valley South ousted from tournament play in district finals after a free throw shot gave Shadyside a 41-40 title win. South had defeated Garaway 41-39 in semi-finals game.

Ridgewood Generals, ranked No. 1 Class AA team in Ohio, lose bid for district title to Buckeye South 66-51. In semi-finals, Generals had beaten Wellsville 63-53.

Deaths: Mrs. Marguerite Simpson, 51; John Raymond Johnson, Mrs. Edgar B. (Mary) Combs.

1967

Newcomerstown Board of Education approved $874,922 budget for 1967.

Marshall O. Julien, son of the Max Julien's, Newcomerstown, named editor of Appalachian Power Co. employee publication, The Illuminator."

Mayor Chester Sharrock signed a proclamation designating the week of March 27 as Citizens Scholarship Fund Week in Newcomerstown.

Deaths: Mrs. Clyde Little, 79; Mrs. Rose L. Peoples, 85; Walter Roberts, 49.

1957

George Buckey, an employee of Ohio fuel Gas Co., honored for driving company auto 25 years without an accident.

Charles Yingling, Cash Russell, Willis Roe and RalphHeister elected directors of Chamber of Commerce.

Mrs. Parker Burge elected president of Youth Center.

B.B. Bowling joins Seiberling Plastic Div.

World Day of Prayer attended by 125.

Deaths: James H. Risher, 75; Mrs. Catherine Bershire, 83; Earl Beall, 70; James Cognion, 49.

1947

Senator George Shurtz offers six bills in the state capital.

Paul Atkinson re-elected president of Chamber of Commerce.

Woods Grocery, W. State St., purchased by H.R. Hawkins of East Liverpool.

Over 50 tickets sold for Cy Young birthday banquet to be held at Newcomerstown High School.

1937

American Legion to sponsor egg hunt for kiddies.

C.F. Rhodes, 73, retired merchant, dies at home on River St.

C.W. Lopeman named manager of Taylor Store on Main St.

Robert Dungan is home with his new seeing eye dog, Teddy.

1927

Newcomerstown High school basketball team wins county championship.

Rev. Charles Foust installed as pastor of LutheranChurch.


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