2007

$13,000 raised for Newcomerstown Relay For Relay.

Ed Gibson selected as '2006 Man of the Year' at Ohio Baseball Hall of Fame.

Mr. and Mrs. Paul (Georgia) Haver to celebrate 65th wedding anniversary on April 28.

Little Miss Hope Yvonne Stull, daughter of Mike and Darci Stull, celebrated her first birthday on April 19.

Deaths: Esther F. Ahle, 95; Frances P. Bailey, 89; Teresa Brosius, 42; Mary Lou Buker, 79; Kenneth Welker Ford, 74: Rev. Charles I Moore, 85; Esther Shryock, 68; Ralph Slaughter, 76; Esther Troyer, 93.

1997

Rev. Donnis E. Meek, Coshocton, named pastor of Newcomerstown Church of Christ in Christian Union..

Local baseball: Newcomerstown defeated Ridgewood 6-5, Tuscarawas Central Catholic 13-4, Malvern 6-5, and lost to Strasburg 10-3 and to Cadiz 16-4 and 5-4; Ridgewood defeated Lakeland 4-1 and lost to Tri-Valley 9-0; Indian Valley Braves lost their first ECOL game of the season to Claymont 9-5, but won over Cambridge 8-1, Hiland 10-6, and split with River View winning 11-3 and losing 9-8.

Trojans tied with Tuscarawas Central Catholic for third place in Dover Tornado Relays.

Death: Mildred M. Kistler, 95.

1987

Local voters were to consider a five-year 3.5 mill levy and a half percent income tax increase at May 5 primary election for repairs and repaving streets throughout Newcomerstown.

Newcomerstown Chamber of Commerce to host annual banquet April 29 at David Barber CivicCenter using theme "Picnic for the Park."

Coshocton Lumber Co. in Coshocton announced plans for 8th Annual Home Show May 2, featuring some 60 exhibitors and Brian Brennan, Cleveland Browns wide receiver.

Deaths: Charles Workman Jr., 59; Mrs. James (Cathy Janelle) Hammond, 39.

1977

NHS Scholarship banquet held with four-year academic excellence trophies awarded to Kathi Dennis, Vicki Stocker, Jacqueline Casey, Susan Hall, Bart Hannahs, Sally Gay, Dinah Smith, Anna Hashman and Teresa Hart.

Simonds Cutting Tools honored three retiring employees, Waneta Wilson with 43 years service, and Katherine Beiter and Lester Porcher, both 35 years.

West Lafayette Women's Club observed its 50th anniversary at a meeting in the home of Mrs. Florence Ridenour.

Bitter controversy developing as Food and Drug Administration banned the sugar substitute saccharin.

Deaths: Mrs. Hilda Weaver, 66; Leslie S. Besst, 71; Joseph Visintainer, 66.

1967

Commander Kenneth Wolff and Captain Paul Wolff, sons of the A.R. Wolffs of Newcomerstown, assumed new command duties of Naval posts.

New lights to be installed at new athletic field.

Progress report shows 2.3-mile Interstate 77 bypass from Stocker's Ridge to just south of U.S. 36 east of Newcomerstown 55% complete.

Thomas A.Ripley, Chicago, formerly of Newcomerstown, retired from 44 years service with James B. Clow and Sons Co.

Phillip Van Sickle re-elected president of Lions Club.

Newcomerstown trackmen whip Strasburg 87-40.

Deaths: Harold Willis, 85; William Dyer, 57; Pamela Renee Connor, infant daughter of James and Mary Ann Smith Connor.

1957

Famous Weirton Steel Male Chorus will sing at Chamber of Commerce Banquet May 8.

Service pins received by 194 at Heller Co.

NHS coach Jack Morton named to West Virginia University "Track Hall of Fame."

Deaths: Morris Parks, 79; Mrs. Lena Lydick, 76.

1947

Dr. R.F. Warren moves dental office to 111 Canal St.

Rush plans for airport here at meeting at Stoffer's.

1937

Trojans win opening baseball game with Baltic.

Capacity of water works doubled by drilling of eight new wells.

1927

Mr. and Mrs. H.J. Lydick open funeral home on River st.

Most fruit in this vicinity killed by severe freeze.

Miss Alice Patterson and Earl Johns married at Wheeling, W.Va.

1917

Charles Irwin, former resident, dies of pneumonia at his home in Cleveland.

Prof. E.E. Smock re-elected superintendent of schools.

1907

Lee Porcher and Rebecca Wilson married at UB parsonage.

T.F. Crater, cashier at Oxford Bank, erects modern home near here.