2007

Landon Lee Jenkins, born Jan. 2 to Lacey and Randy Jenkins of Newcomerstown, claimed the title of "First Baby Born at Coshocton County Memorial Hospital in 2007.

Water and sewer rates increase in West Lafayette.

Cy Young Days committee had a successful fundraiser with a spaghetti dinner at Dick's Place.

Lady Generals beat the Lady Trojans, 60-27.

Deaths: Rebecca A. Fitak, 35; Charles H. Hart, 70; Mary Hellem, 70; Louise Hines, 61; George W. Howard, 77.

1997

Local area school superintendents David Branch of Newcomerstown, Robert Folger of Indian Valley, and Dr. Victor Cardenzana of Ridgewood shared their viewpoints of following President Clinton's "State of the Union" address and Ohio Governor Voinovich's "State of the State" address in which both emphasized education.

Newcomerstown dropped into second place in the Inter Valley Conference after losing to Ridgewood 72-51. The Trojans were 12-6 overall and 9-5 in IVC, while Ridgewood improved to 10-8 overall and 8-6 in the conference.

Indian Valley Braves lost 71-54 to Claymont, led by Mustang Isaiah Carter's three dunks and 16 points. The Braves won 68-51 over St. Clairsville.

Curt Glazer, Troy Hamilton and Rodney Ault, members of Boy Scout Troop 429 of Gnadenhutten, earned Eagle Scout honors.

Deaths: Wilma F. Hill.

1987

Sell-out crowds see 1987 Sweet Hearts Follies presented in Newcomerstown Middle School auditorium with over 100 area residents participating.

Group of parents from Indian Valley School District presented Newcomerstown Board of Education a recommendation for the transfer of some students into the Newcomerstown School District.

Local basketball: Trojans lost in final seconds to Tuscarawas Central Catholic 49-48; Ridgewood, Indian Valley South and Strasburg in three-way tie for Inter Valley Conference title with 9-1 records as Ridgewood defeated Jewett-Scio 60-48 and Indian Valley South won 62-58 at Conotton Valley and 62-57 over Malvern.

Deaths: Marjorie Wise Mugford; Opal A. Rice, 77; Flossie M. Smith, 84; Susan Burge, 84; Clarence E. Maloy, 84.

1977

Rev. Charles Lee of First Presbyterian and Rev. William Calvert of St. Paul Lutheran churches announced joint plans for special community Lenten services.

Flooding feared as weather forecasters predict snow-melting rains.

Ridgewood Generals upped their season mark to 14-0 with 72-53 win over Malvern.Dave Olinger. area leading scorer, meshed 33 points.

Trojans lost to Hiland 76-51 and to Guernsey Catholic 77-52. Indian Valley South won three games - 69-39 over Jewitt-Scio 41-30 over Tuscarawas Central Catholic, and 43-36 over Marion Maria-Stein.

An outbreak of measles reported in several parts of the nation including East Central Ohio.

Deaths: Mrs. Alfred L. (Erma) Swigert, 61; Mrs. Guy (Jeanette) Norman, 80; Archie Derr, 76; Pauline A. DeWitt, 72, Mary Huston, 63.

1967

Trojans end basketball season with 3-15 record and 67-49 loss to Dennison St. Mary's Blue Waves.

Winners in Newcomerstown High's Science Fair were Bill Snader, Becky Loader and Lynnsaye Shaw.

Kenny Shaw and Leman Clark, both of Newcomerstown, dominated the Central Ohio Bowling Proprietors Assn. invitational tournament at Lodi with scores of 618 and 531, respectively.

Deaths: Mrs. Harry Bliss, 44; Mrs. Laverna Lacey, 79; Mrs. Olive (Blanche) Gross, 46; Mrs. Blance A. Clark, 80; Mrs. Carl Schurtz, 52

1957

Coralyn Brown named Betty Crocker Homemaker of Tomorrow at local high school.

J. Arthur Tufford, Republican, and Dilfred Beiter, Democrat, running for mayor of Newcomerstown.

March of Dimes nets $1,444 here.

Copper wire valued at $1,000 stolen from Cascade Iron Corp., south of Newcomerstown.

Ohio Bell plans to spend $570,000 in this territory.

Alla King, a sophomore at Newcomerstown High School, wins second place honors in Ohio Cherry Pie Baking Contest.

Second Lt. Earl R. Murphy, son of Mr. and Mrs. L.O. Murphy, Canal St., graduates as outstanding jet pilot in his class.

Port Washington defeats Dundee 85-53 in tourney game.

Newcomerstown's real estate valuation increases from $4,737,250 to $4,835,000.

Deaths: J.P. Ford, 75; Mrs. John Schwyhart, 76; Mrs. Lucinda Miller, 53, Mrs. Leonhard Bower, 87.

1947

American Legion offers $120 in prizes for essay contest.

Approximately 250 attend annual Clow plant safety banquet.

Lion Club plans 1947 horse show.

Miss Barbara Heller and James S. Majors married in New York.

Gerald Stahley, superintendent of Boy's Industrial School, Lancaster, speaker at Rotary.

Proposed airport here gets the approval of Civil Aeronautics Administration.

No candidate for mayor on the Democratic ticket; MayorEllis Barthalow, Republican, will be re-elected.

1937

Thieves get $200 at Produce Company.

Walter Tingle, 68, former resident, dies at Long Beach, Calif.

River levee project considered.

Seventeen members of Trojan grid team honored with a banquet.

1927

Milburn L. Smith, 30, dies of tuberculosis.

Homes of E.D. Swigert, Dr. E.V. Berry, Mrs. Ann Patterson, and Harry Sweitzer robbed.

Leanders Johns appointed street commissioner by Mayor Oliver.

Canal Street paving claims of $14,754,08 allowed by the state.

1917

Mrs. A. Fisher, West Virginia, employed by Rex File Co., disappeared mysteriously.

George W. Mulvane, president of Oxford Bank, celebrated his 70th birthday.

Boy Scouts observe their seventh anniversary with a week of special events.

Mr. and. Mrs. C.L. Raine entertain employees of Factory Store.

Uncle Tom's Cabin will appear at the Opera House.

Paul B. Riggle and Miss Martha Anderson married at New Philadelphia.

George Hagan, a native of Newcomerstown and Civil War veteran, dies at Dennison.