TEN YEARS AGO - 1999
Vane Scott, national president of the USS Radford Assn., announced the organization met in San Diego and voted to re-locate their museum from Radford, VA, to Newcomerstown.
Mr. and Mrs. Weldon Little named King and Queen of Newcomerstown's Frontier Apple Festival.
Kerry Egler crowned Indian Valley High School's Homecoming Queen.
Football: Trojans lost to Garaway 41-22; Ridgewood in first place in Inter Valley Conference with 35-14 win over Strasburg; Indian Valley Braves lost 21-20 to Meadowbrook.
Deaths: Robert E. Goettge, 75; Stella M. Frederick, 90; Helen C. Raach, 54.
TWENTY YEARS AGO - 1989
Trojan golf team won Div. III sectional golf tournament at Cadiz to advance to district.
Football: Trojans retained their share of the Inter Valley Conference title with 20-6 win over Strasburg; Ridgewood defeated Garaway 19-6.
Julie Colvin crowned Indian Valley Homecoming queen; Braves winning streak halted with 27-6 loss to Meadowbrook.
Scouts winning trophies in Scouting Match-Bowl at Cy Young Lanes were Steve Butler, Corey Meeks, Chris Pearson, Scott Woodby and Nicholas Bell.
Married: Denise Marie Hursey and Scott Alan Baker, Sept. 9; Kathy Elizabeth Douglass and Michael Paul McMasters Jr., May 20.
Deaths: Edith I. Robinson, 89; William Jasper Mathews, 87.
THIRTY YEARS AGO - 1979
Some 200 workers at General Tire & Rubber Company's Chemical Plastic Division in Newcomerstown went on strike.
Coach Ron James and his Trojans chalked up another victory, defeating Zanesville Rosecrans 14-0.
State-ranked Ridgewood Generals 7-0 on year and 5-0 in Inter Valley Conference with 54-6 rout of Jewett-Scio Vikings. Ridgewood's 1978 homecoming queen Cheryl Hamon crowned Jan McCleary 1979 queen.
60th State Convention of Ohio Federation of Music Study Clubs Oct. 11-13 at Holiday Inn, New Philadelphia, with Mrs. G.W. Gross of the Newcomerstown club in charge of registration.
Married: Lisa K. Smith and David H. Mason, Sept. 22; Cynthia Christine Pickenpaugh and Thomas Russell Martin, Sept. 22; Carla Jo Tish and Anthony Joseph Morales, Sept. 15; Mr. and Mrs. Paul Cameron, Newcomerstown R.D. 1, 40th anniversary, Sept. 23; Mr. and Mrs. Homer Snell, Newcomerstown, 50th anniversary, Oct. 16.
Deaths: Robert Sherrard, 60; Miss Clara M. Arth, 85; Frank Quillen, 63; Mrs. George (Delphia) Rothenstine, 75.
FORTY YEARS AGO - 1969
Interstate-77 opened Oct. 6 bringing uninterrupted travel from Marietta to Cleveland, except for a short distance in Akron.
Trojans top Garaway 27-6 for fifth win of season; Indian Valley South defeated Dennison St. Mary's 36-0.
VFW Post 3303 and American Legion Post 431 of Newcomerstown present American flag to NHS.
Married: Mrs. Lynn Fletcher and E.R. Jackson; Florence M. Thornsley and Edward Grewell.
Death: Walter A. Hart, 81.
FIFTY YEARS AGO - 1959
Miss Karen Glazer installed as worthy adviser of Rainbow Girls.
Tuscarawas County banks pay $125,850 in taxes.
David Mizer installed as master of Buckhorn Grange.
Thomas C. Montgomery Post 431, American Legion, cited by Legion national headquarters for outstanding service to children.
Trojans lost to Rosecrans 32-13; to host Strasburg for homecoming game.
Tom Elliott elected president of Newcomerstown Republican Club.
Married: Nancy Lee Bodenheimer and Robert Sargent; Dr. and Mrs. J.H. Riggle, 66th anniversary, Sept. 26; Mr. and Mrs. Floyd B. Lee, 234 N. College St., 50th anniversary.
Deaths: Wilma Irene Hayes, 39; Dr. Charles Haupert, 74; Edwin P. Mizer, 83, dies at his home in Bakersville.
SIXTY YEARS AGO - 1949
John Lee Murphy, 33, killed when crushed under a tractor.
Miss Barbara Walters chosen Homecoming Queen.
Trojans defeat Malvern 38-0.
Kenneth Bird, proprietor of the Athletic Club, struck down by prowler.
Vearl Davis re-elected president of Heller Bros. Foremen's Club.
Ray E. Smith, 50, dies suddenly at home of his sister, Mrs. E.E. Beall, E. Canal St.
Married: Miss Norma Ray and Don Rutledge; Florence Grimm and Vernon Haines.
SEVENTY YEARS AGO - 1939
Theodore Crater, 93, oldest resident and bank cashier, dies.
Mrs. Flossie DeMarco wins a Ford auto at celebration - 1500 view historical pageant.
Mrs. Fred Moore and son and her mother, Mrs. John McCormick, are killed when train strikes their car.
EIGHTY YEARS AGO - 1929
Newcomerstown and Cambridge Rotarians and their wives are guests of the Coshocton club.
NINETY YEARS AGO - 1919
Mr. and Mrs. Dent L. Lydick seriously injured in auto accident near Cleveland.
ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGO - 1909
Walter Tingle resumes duties as clerk in C&M Division freight office at Cambridge following an operation.
The Crescent Hotel sold at sheriff's sale to Oxford Bank.
Hettie Grace Emerson and John Orin and Neva Emerson and Walter Park are united in marriage in a double wedding ceremony at home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Orange.