2007

Jennifer Lee Guenther, the daughter of Stephan and Laura Guenther of West Lafayette, was named the Elks Teen Student of the Month for September at Ridgewood High School.

Blanche E. Hines Welsch Gartrell honored with a card shower for her 90th birthday. Blanche was born March 17, 1917.

Work progressing on C.R. 15 pump station and sewer line replacement.

Craig and Susan Kennedy, Newcomerstown, announced the birth of their son, Ayden Carl, born Feb. 20, 2007, at Aultman Hospital, Canton.

Deaths: James L. Babcock, 72; Earl Eckelberry, 73; Esta A. Lautenschleer, 96; Margaret E. 'Peg' Miller Rutter, 79; Pauline 'Polly' C. Staneart, 57; Addison Van Campen, 77; Albert P. 'Bert' Yoder, 93; Vernon Wayne 'Pappy' Belt, 69.

1997

Michael Clark, son of Denny and Patty Clark, Newcomerstown, won the logo design contest held in conjunction with the 35th anniversary of the Kent State University Tuscarawas Campus.

Local boys selected as District 5, Division 3 Basketball All-Stars included Ridgewood's Chris Cabot, "Player of the Year" and his coach Todd Stoffer "Coach of the Year." Other locals joining Cabot on the first team were Newcomerstown's Eric Gay, Ridgewood's Matt Colvin, and Indian Valley's Eric Wolfe.

Laura Kohl of Indian Valley was named a member of the Associated Press Division 3 All-Ohio Basketball Team.

Mr. and Mrs. Clayton L. (Miriam) Spragg, Newcomerstown, celebrated their 52nd wedding anniversary March 10.

Deaths: Helen C. McCrea, 84; Glenn D. Myers, 72; C.H. "Herb" Bartholow, 68; Jacqueline Jo "Jacky" Mathews, 55; Sara Jean Sargeant, 76; Donald R. Gilmore, 88; Bernita L. Gerster, 84; Robert L. Byrd, 85.

1987

Mary Hayes North, sister of Wayne Woodrow 'Woody' Hayes, a native of Newcomerstown who died March 12, spoke at a local memorial tribute for her brother. Some 150 citizens attended the memorial for Hayes, former head football coach of the Ohio State Buckeyes.

Robert Snader initiated drive for a swimming pool at Cy Young Park.

Newcomerstown High School Thespians were rehearsing for their production of "The Wizard of Oz."

Carla Krebs delegate for Buckeye Girls State; all juniors at NHS.

Deaths: Mae Olive Schwayhart, 79; Bessie Myers, 76.

1977

Lorin D. Gadd, 69, former mayor of Newcomerstown and retired director of Tuscarawas County Welfare Dept., died at his Newcomerstown R.D. 1 home.

Jerry Wolfrum, editor of The NewcomerstownNews, named president of local chamber of commerce.

Temperatures warmed to 76 degrees March 12 and March 16.

Rick Maloy and Greg Rush, juniors at Newcomerstown High School, chosen to attend 40th Buckeye Boys State at Ohio University.

Club Aries announce plans to sponsor an Easter egg hunt at West Lafayette.

Mr. and Mrs. Charles (Elsie) Little, Newcomerstown, 50th wedding anniversary April 2.

1967

Village Council raised rates for landfill here.

Jaycees 1967 minstrel "The Roarin' Twenties is big hit here.

American Legion Thomas Montgomery Post observed its 48th anniversary.

Injuries while swimming fatal to E-2 Dennis I. Pollock, 20, son of Ralph and Mable Pollock of here, who was serving with U.S. Navy at Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Progress report on I-77 2.3 mile section from Stocker's Ridge to south U.S. 36 east of Newcomerstown, showed project to be 23 percent complete.

Seventh grader Gary Hoffman wins spelling bee here. Runners up were Cheryl Schmidt, Jay Parks and Myra Roe.

Deaths: Benonia Helen Newby, 58; Paul Newby; W.C. Wishart, 83.

1957

Local schools back on full-time after being on half-day schedule for more than one and a half school years.

OES Inspection attended by 285.

Joy Lee Horn graduates from Prairie Bible Institute, Three Hills, Alberta, Canada.

Deaths: Mrs. Fred Strutz; Benjamin Stearns, 61.

1947

Miss Annabelle Parks and Garner Stocker married at Trinity Methodist Church.

Some 14 parking meters to be installed soon.

Cy Young is guest of Lions Club at rehearsal dinner to be given on his 80th birthday.

Mumps and flu force schools to close.

R.L. Grandy of Logan buys Moore's Store on Main St. from Mr. and Mrs. John Hampton.

Robert M. Best graduates from CVollege of Commerce at OSU.

1937

J.S. Barnett, 72, prominent citizen, dies at home on E. Canal St.

Goshen Brick Co. opens with 75 employees.

Spence Music Store, Bridge St., opens Saturday.

1927

George W. Miskimen, 80, dies at home on Sanibel Island off the Florida coast.

Mrs. Frank Wise announced the marriage of her son, Roy Hildebrand to Miss Carma Burrell of Coshocton.

"Honey Boy" minstrels, sponsored by American Legion, will be shown here March 31.

1917

Marshal R.W. Lyons given double surprise party by relatives, friends, and members of K of P Lodge.

D.L. Lydick buys fine new automobile hearse in Galion.

Mrs. H.J. Lydick and Mrs. C.W. Phillips entertain at Lydick Hall for Mr. and Mrs. Clancy Brode.

Alfred White, 62, burns to death in shanty on Asher farm.

Never in the history of our town has the demand for horses been so great.

Gatty Sellars, world famous English organist, presents program at Lutheran Church.

1907

Rev. George Shurtz preaches Sunday at Lutheran Church.

Mrs. Mary Novis dies at home near Bakersville.

J.D. Longshore, Main St., spent several days this past week in New York City.

The sheet mill property appraised at $32,018.

Miss Ruth Stonebrook wins Silver Medal contest of WCTU.

E.C. Crater and family move to Pittsburgh, Pa.

G.B. Brode, Dr. R.A. Goundy, Homer Lydick and Joe McCloy are hosts at banquet and dance at Lydick Hall.

Otto J. Beiter and Miss Sylvia Reed are married at MP parsonage by Rev. G.D. Jackson.