2007

Newcomerstown High School recognized for its new digital surveillance system.

The United States Achievement Academy announced that Allison Nichole Norman, West Lafayette, named USAA's Official Year.

Mark L. Dansby of Newcomerstown named to the Academic Honors List at Owens Community College.

Gary B. Myers, former Newcomerstown resident, obtained Missouri's Master Angler status, The Missouri Dept. of Conservation awarded Myers the recognition for his successful landing of a nine-pound, 29-inch Walleye on ultra-light spinning tackle, using four-pound test line.

Ridgewood's Steffinee Powers named first team Easter District; Indian Valley's Brian Gasser selected for second team.

Deaths: Francis A. Brown, 56; Harry V. Caldwell, 82; Edna L Chaney, 84; Michael Shawn Phillips, 43; Nancy Mae (Gardner) Crable; Harold Dean Heck Sr., 59; Frank Horn Jr., 81; Hilda L. Johnson, 79; Janice Ann Malterer, 72; Alvin C. Moore, 62; Virginia 'Jeanie' Pickering, 66; George F. Savage, 79.

1997

Despite chilly, snowy weather, a throng of children participated in the annual Easter egg hunt in charge of Newcomerstown Elks Lodge #1555 on high school grounds.

Winter sports athletes receiving awards were: Lady Trojans Jenny Berndt, Nichole Spring, Michelle Somogye, Angie Smith, Sascha Stein and Nichole Boucha; Trojan wrestlers Eliasha Bourne, Rick Wright, Ray Grewell, Nathen Sellers and Ron Latham; and Trojan basketball players Ryan Hendershot, Loren Berger, Robert James, Darin Overholser, Eric Gay and D.L. Anderson.

Indian Valley Braves Academic Team comprised of captain Brian Schumacher, J.W. McMath and Erin Davis with alternates Rob Musick and Jace Stocker preparing for appearance on The Ohio Lottery's "It's Academic" television program March 30. Ed VanVickle was team adviser.

Deaths: Aaron A Arth, 91; Richard A. Durbin, 20, Hiram W. Hogue, 89; Wilma M. Berger, 82; Raymond E. Bell, 66.

1987

Trojan boys track team won their season opener against Claymont 70-63; Lady Trojans lost 79-48.

"Everything Coming Up Spring" theme of Buckhorn Grange meeting in charge of Master Mildred Mizer.

Deaths: Newcomerstown's oldest resident, Alice M. Warner, 101; William F. Wolf, 81; Maxine M. Schlarb, 65; Victor Chaney, 78; Mrs. Alfred (Dorothy M.) Heller, 72.

1977

Birthdate of legendary baseball great, Denton True 'Cy' Young marked 110th anniversary March 29.

Dave Olinger, shooting star of Ridgewood's 21-1 basketball team, voted Class AA Player of the Year in Associated Press. Olinger averaged 27 points and 13.3 rebounds per game.

Indian Valley FFA elected officers, naming Susan Berger as president.

Mr. and Mrs. Myron (Grace An) Hoobler, Newcomerstown R.D. 4, observe 25th wedding anniversary, April 6.

Deaths: Walter M. Miller, 57; Craig Quillin, 84; Kenneth Patterson, 46; Mrs. Charles (Clara) Berry, 55.

1967

Cecil V. Brown, 48, Newcomerstown, dies from injury received in traffic accident on Rt. 16.

Some 700 children participated in Easter egg hunt at Cy Young Park.

Suggestion cash awards presented to Vernon Snell, Avonzo Beal, Clyde Catlett, Walter Opphile and Paul Troendly at Heller Tool Division of Wallace-Murray Corp.

Deaths: Miss Elma Geese, 77; Mrs. Paul Rennecker, 69; Mrs. Sterling Smeltzer, 53.

1957

Open house at new east School building attended by 1,500.

Mrs. Lewis Gracik wins title of "Mrs. Newcomerstown" in first round to select this year's Mrs. America.

John Buss reelected president of Chamber of Commerce.

Ralph W. Heister new Rotary Club president.

Keneth Mason elected Exalted Ruler of Elks.

Deaths: Ira Neal, 65; Dave Gorby, 43; rs. Gerald Adams, 58; Mrs. Craig Quillen, 62; Clem A. Rogers, 75.

1947

Town prepares to celebrate 80 birthday of Cy Young with large party at the high school.

Employees of James B. Clow and Sons plant receive 10-cent per hour wage increase.

Married: Norma Mason and Wayne Ross; Ruth Weidger and Leslie Art.

1937

Miss Hazel Hoyt and Rober Elliott married at Covington, Ky.

Deaths: Mrs. J.A. Rippeth, 86; Dr. J.R. McElroy, retired physician and former postmaster.

1927

New Globe Hotel opens under management of Tony Angelo.

Death: Peter Hosfelt, 87, retired undertaker and furniture dealer.

1917

W.W. Stamm opens Cresent Hotel on Bridge St.

Deaths: Frank J. Euga; Melancthon Yingling, well-known merchant.

1907

The home talent play "Damon and Pythias" will be presented by the Quiote.