TEN YEARS AGO - 1999
Staci Malterer crowned NHS Homecoming Queen.
Dr. Terry Overholser of Arrowhead Clinic marked 25 years of practicing medicine in Newcomerstown.
Shannon Gribble, Newcomerstown native, first woman officer on Newcomerstown Police Dept.
Marker set at intersection of Routes 36 and 93 in honor of Delaware tribe Native American Chief White Eyes, who in the early 1700s founded White Eyes Town, two miles southeast of West Lafayette.
Local football: Trojans defeated Tuscarawas Central Catholic 40-7; Ridgewood won 18-17 over Shenandoah; Indian Valley lost to Garaway 42-6.
Married: Steven Landis and Christie Ridgway, Aug. 28.
Deaths: Robert C. Romine, 71; Walter "Popeye" Fillman, 72.
TWENTY YEARS AGO - 1989
Head football coach Craig Collins and his Trojans in first place in Inter Valley Conference after defeating Tuscarawas Central Catholic 20-14 in five overtimes.
Undefeated Indian Valley Braves (5-0) blanked Ridgewood 11-0.
A new group called "PACCT" (Parents, Adolescents and Citizens in the Community Together) being formed at Newcomerstown Middle School with Pat Cadle, advisor.
Newcomerstown's reservoir was to be sandblasted and repainted through an Issue II grant approved by Ohio voters.
Ridgewood's homecoming queen candidates included Angie Porteus, Deidre Wolfe and Carla McCrea. Attendants were Heidi Braniger, Carissa McCrea and Jennifer Lower.
Deaths: Maxie Eileen McPherson, 60; Richard Wilkin, 63; Hazel L. Nay, 85; Margaret K. Mullet, 77; France M. Raine, 90.
THIRTY YEARS AGO - 1979
Three from Newcomerstown crowned queens. Kathy Hunt selected NHS Homecoming Queen with attendants Daphe Arth, Julie Fairchild, Holly Richardson and Lisa Purdy. Bonnie Ellis was named queen of the International Mining and Manufacturing Festival in Cadiz, and Gwen Hoffman was crowned Tuscarawas County Junior Fair Queen.
Trojans lost to undefeated Ridgewood Generals 29-6; Indian Valley South lost fourth game, 23-18 to Jewett-Scio.
Rev. Carlan D. Helgeson installed as pastor of Grace United Church of Christ, Stone Creek.
Married: Lisa Kay Etter and David Michael Booth, Aug. 18; Mr. and Mrs. Paul Cameron, Newcomerstown, 40th wedding anniversary; Mr. and Mrs. Evert Sandel, Newcomerstown, 50th anniversary, Oct. 2; Mr. and Mrs. James P. Foraker, Newcomerstown, 50th anniversary, Sept. 23.
Deaths: Helen V. Bowling, 61; Mary Goldie Hartley, 79; Mrs. Lova Barker, 72.
FORTY YEARS AGO - 1969
Newcomerstown HIgh School and Lee Stadium win awards as most attractive public buildings in Tuscarawas County.
Federated Woman's Club begins 75th year.
Jim Welch, Newcomerstown R.D. 1, shows his second grand champion steer at Tuscarawas County Fair.
Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Proctor, Newcomerstown R.D 1, win Tuscarawas County Beautification award.
Trojans lost to Dover St. Joseph 36-0; Indian Valley South defeated Garaway 37-0.
Local Cable Television service scheduled to be increased to 12 channels this week.
Married: Miss Linda Maurer and Daniel Styer; Miss Kathryn Clarke and John Hunt.
Deaths: Loretta Alexander, 66; Lawrence (Doc) Dillehay, 58; Bertie (Buck) Edwards, 74; Anna Fleming, 92; Mary E. Poorman, 93; Ira A. Huston, 60; Walter Hawkins, 72.
FIFTY YEARS AGO - 1959
M & M Trucking Co., Akron, establishes truck terminal on Ray St.
Miss Marilyn Sue Bordenkircher is working with new electronic system for reservations at Capital Airlines, New York.
Wilmar (Chief) Cochran, Church St., active in Boy Scout work, made honorary member of Woodbadge Course in Akron - first time the honor is awarded in U.S.
Trojans lose to TV 18-6; play Canton sophomores next.
New teachers in Newcomerstown school system are: Maurice Lucas, elementary supervisor; Mary Larrick, first grade, and Mrs. Pearl Fenton, fourth grade, both West School; Grace Floyd, sixth grade, East School.
Deaths: George W. Tedrick. 82; Eugene E. Clark; Logan McCune, 85; Leonhard M. Smith, 60.
SIXTY YEARS AGO - 1949
Council sets up fund for police pensions.
Curtiss Jewelry Store celebrates 25th anniversary in Newcomerstown.
Fire completely destroys farm home of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Miller, R.D. 3.
Legion defeats Old-Timers baseball team 18-6.
Some 125 Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and other local residents go to Cleveland Indians game.
Deaths: William Earl Bond, 63; Otis Norman.
SEVENTY YEARS AGO - 1939
Proposal to open Cross St. through to Canal St. has been shelved by City Council because of high costs.
EIGHTY YEARS AGO - 1929
Mrs. Howard Meeks injured in fall in cellar of her home.
Miss Ellen Neighbor dies at her home onf Neighbor St.
NINETY YEARS AGO - 1919
Charles G. Goettge, Port Washington, and Miss Hellen Parks, Uhrichsville, are married.
Rev. A.E. Black, pastor of the MP Church, has been assigned to MP church in Mt. Vernon.
ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGO - 1909
Mrs. Elizabeth Dever and daughter, Mary, returned from trip to Europe.
Lloyd Murphy is elected president of Tuscarawas County School Examiners Board.
MP Church of Isleta is dedicated.
Cement paving is being laid this week in front of the IOOF building.