TEN YEARS AGO - 2000Newcomerstown Exempted Village School District presented 13-Year Bus Driving Safety Award from Nationwide Insurance.Coach Mark Wolff's Trojans won the Orange and Black trophy and a 81-43 victory over Ridgewood. Trojan Greg Booth led all scorers with 17 points, and General Todd Cabot scored 13.Indian Valley Braves defeated New Philadelphia Quakers 41-35 led by Brave Andy Dean with 16 points.Don Ross installed as new postmaster of Stone Creek Post Office.Share-A-Christmas marking 25th anniversary of "sharing, caring and giving" in Tuscarawas County.Deaths: Irene Little, 92; James C. Moore, 72; L. June Hill, 55; Marjorie Roberta Gay, 81; Marilyn Bonnell Cey, 58. TWENTY YEARS AGO - 1990A photograph entitled "Fine Lines" by Charles Lenzo of Lenzo Studios, Newcomerstown, selected as part of prestigious display at Walt Disney World's EPCOT Center in Orlando, Fla.Mrs. Charles (Phyllis) Arth elected master and Charles Proctor, overseer, in special election of Buckhorn Grange, Wolf.Mr. and Mrs. Carl (Lenora) Lenzo, Newcomerstown, celebrate 50th wedding anniversary Dec. 18.Local area basketball: Trojans lost to Hiland 73-55; Indian Valley Braves won 88-41 over Ridgewood; Lady Trojans defeated Strasburg 44-38; Ridgewood Lady Generals beat Jewett-Scio 64-60 and lost 55-51 to Claymont Lady Mustangs; Indian Valley Lady Braves defeated Conotton Valley 99-54 and Tusky Valley 57-51.Deaths: Theda M. Hall, 65; Mrs. Tim (Kathy Ridgway) Hicks, 28; John J. Eckelberry, 71; Blanche Eva Larrick, 77; Inez Edwards, 70.THIRTY YEARS AGO - 1980Trojans lost to Tuscarawas Central Catholic 49-37.Area leading scorer, Dave Jones of Jewett-Scio Vikings, averaging more than 30 points per game, held to only 18 points in 61-57 loss to Ridgewood. General Todd Bradford scored 23 points.Joe Gray scored 19 points in Indian Valley South's 71-30 victory over Malvern.Jane Hashman and Rev. Charles Lee installed as worthy matron and worthy patron of Oriental Chapter of Eastern Star, Newcomerstown.William J. Henry, Dennison, installed as master of Port Washington Masonic Lodge.Mrs. Russell Glazer and Myron Hagan presented 50-year membership pins by Washington Grange Master Earl Murphy.Married: Sheila Denise Limbacher and Jon Alan Harding, Nov. 8; Barbara Mae Wilson and Dennis E. Snell, Dec. 6; Mr. and Mrs. Joseph (Norma) Cole, Newcomerstown R.D. 2, 40th anniversary, Dec. 24.Deaths: William Hinds, 82; Anna L. Simmons, 92; Billy J. Ludwig, 57; Clyde J. Stewart, 82; Mrs. Lewis (Harriett) Braniger, 54; Robert Nelson, 85; Mrs. John (Elva) Ritsch, 79; Henry McIntaggart.FORTY YEARS AGO - 1970Arthur Lacey, Heller Dr., received a 50-year award and pin from Lone Star 175 Masonic Lodge.Trojans beat Malvern 50-48; Indian Valley South defeated Ridgewood 56-41.Married: Melba Christine Stewart and Steven B. Guy.Deaths: Ragan Hosfelt, 76; Ralph E. Goettge, 65; Raymond Little, New Mexico, former resident of Newcomerstown; Mrs. Orpha Bates, 59; Mrs. Carl (Irene) Lathem; Harry C. Hart.FIFTY YEARS AGO - 1960Library gets building deed and remodeling is set.Newcomerstown Trojans lost to West Lafayette Generals 95-62.Beiter Music Service, in cooperation with the improvement of Cambridge State Hospital, gave a hi-fidelity to the hospital.Married: Dorothy Thomas and Marvin E. Hursey; Rebecca Carpenter and James W. Baker; Carol Lawver and Harry Kenney; Thelma Ott and Floyd McCoun.Deaths: Mrs. Catherine Guthrie, 91; Elmer Noe, 65; Thomas Silverthone, 14; Mrs. Laura Tish, 75; Mrs. Della Foraker, 74; Charles E. Martin, 57.SIXTY YEARS AGO - 1950The home of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Shearer, Port Washington R.D. 1, destroyed by fire Christmas Day while the family was visiting in Byesville.Berry Meat Market robbed of about $150 in meat and $5 in pennies.Christmas Seals sales reach high of $1,030 in Newcomerstown.Dr. Kenneth Bennet, former local resident, elected president of Washington County Medical Assn.Mrs. E.D. Swigert replaces Miss Rosaice Wilson, teacher in local high school who resigns to accept position of registrar at Muskingum College.Mercury drops to 17 below as frigid wave strikes.Miss Eileen Duff and Dean Beauregard married in Bloom UP Church.Deaths: Mrs. Maggie Gailes; Fred Ripley, 72.SEVENTY YEARS AGO - 1940Impressive ceremonies arranged by Newcomerstown Historical Society for dedication of "First Sermon" movement on Pilling St.Christmas Seals may reach $500.Engagement of Miss June Latham and Donald Stevens announced.Miss Zella Mackey and James Grimsley of Columbus married Christmas Eve.EIGHTY YEARS AGO - 1930J.J. Murphy, U.G. Brillhart and J.A. Murphy will take inventory of Eureka Hardware Co.Fred Opphile will have charge of new Pental & Charles Store to be opened here.NINETY YEARS AGO - 1920Bertram Reed and Miss Bertha Pope married at MP parsonage by Rev. Bowman.Mrs. Sara Hogland and the Hon. W.A. Gold of Port Washington are married.Wilson's bloodhounds locate furs stolen from the Art home south of town.