TEN YEARS AGO - 2000
NHS homecoming court announced as Sarah Dodd, Samantha Fickey, Abby Lower, Adrienne Dansby and Sarah Collins.
Newcomerstown Tourism Unlimited named Edward Groff as "Year 2000 Individual of the Year."
Football: Trojans 4-1 on season with 18-0 win over Malvern; Ridgewood lost to Caldwell 14-8; Indian Valley Braves defeated New Philadelphia 24-13.
Death: Keeley Nichole Baker, infant daughter of Shawn and Stephanie Baker.
TWENTY YEARS AGO - 1990
Some 600 persons toured the GenCorp plant in Newcomerstown during open house Sept. 16.
Richard Robinson, Newcomerstown, candidate for the 97th District seat in the Ohio House of Representatives, spoke at Business and Professional Men's meeting at the Athletic Club.
Local football: Trojans 37-0 victor over Tuscarawas Central Catholic; Indian Valley Braves defeated Ridgewood Generals 25-6.
Robert Glazier named principal at NHS.
Married: Melissa Everhart and Michael McKibben, July 21; Mr. and Mrs. Russell (Lucille) Cutshall, Newcomerstown R.D. 2, 55th anniversary, Oct. 1.
THIRTY YEARS AGO - 1980
Some 100 first grade students from Newcomerstown attended the Tuscarawas County Fair in Dover.
Local area football: Trojans defeated by Indian Valley North 6-0; in match up between two state-ranked teams, Ridgewood Generals dropped a 38-15 decision to Loudonville Redbirds; Indian Valley South lost to Garaway 33-6.
Trojan football players of the week were Mike Wilkin, defensive, and Chris Hall, offensive.
George Zimmer presided when Pioneer Farm Council 3-A met at the home of Mr. and Mrs. R.B. Hays.
Anne Cornell, Fresno, was featured artist of the month at Bank One branch in Newcomerstown.
Jefferson Grange of Stone Creek recognized Mr. and Mrs. Charles Haver as "Community Citizens of the Year."
Dress-A-Child project sponsored by Tuscarawas County Church Women United received donations of $15,820 for the 1980 campaign and dressed 659 children.
Married: Kathy Sue Ames and James Ray Welch, Sept. 6; Patricia Sue Fries and David Lee Johnson, Aug. 30; Anna Forte and James D. Locke, Sept. 6; Kim M. Feller and Bryan K. Dennis, Aug. 30; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Morgan, Newcomerstown, 35th anniversary, Sept. 23; Mr. and Mrs. Francis (Virginia) Truex, Newcomerstown R.D. 1, 35th anniversary, Sept. 18.
Deaths: Mrs. B.K. (Margaret) Castle, 67; Mrs. Verda M. Stocker, 63; Noel E. Smith, 74; Hubert White, 86; Clifford R. Dyer, 83; Mrs. James (Dorothy) Engler, 63; John E. Flanagan, 49;
FORTY YEARS AGO - 1970
Newcomerstown Board of Education purchases Frank and Helen Lenzo property on S. River St. adjoining Lee Stadium.
Tusky Valley Trojans defeat Newcomerstown Trojans 29-0.
Village Council accepts $6,240 bid from Funk Pontiac-Olds for village truck.
Sharon Cramlet installed as worthy advisor of Assembly 86 of Rainbow Girls.
Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Troendly, West Lafayette, observe 50th wedding anniversary.
Deaths: Clyde O. Bowers, 71; Elmer H. Hogue, 76; Ethel McVicker, 72; James Caldwell, 87; Charles A. Thomas; Joe Spanovich, 73; Kenneth L. Neal, 67.
FIFTY YEARS AGO - 1960
Seiberling plant installed a giant calendar weighing more than 100 tons to be used in doubling production of rigid thermo-plastic sheets.
Thompson's IGA sponsored a circus Sept. 19 in their parking lot. Elephants gave two performances to the delight of children and adults alike.
44 mailboxes installed in Newcomerstown Post Office this week bringing the total of boxes to 190.
Record-setting price for 4-H beef auctioned at county fairs in Ohio this year established Thursday at the annual steer sale at the fairgrounds at $1.14 per pound. Kenneth Shaw, 17, son of Mr. and Mrs. Glen Shaw, Newcomerstown R.D. 3, is the Hereford's owner.
Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Mortine and sons Mark and Neil attended the picnic at the Ohio State Archaeological Society held Sunday at Fort Ancient near Cincinnati.
Mayor James A. Tufford has proclaimed Oct. 2-8 as National Business Woman's Week. The theme is "Symbol of the Sixties - More Women at Work."
Deaths: Roy E. Miller, 28; Foster H. King, 70; Wilma Ruth Dyer, 49; Martin Daugherty, 78.
SIXTY YEARS AGO - 1950
Mrs. Annie Peterson and Clifton Green married at Port Washington.
Mr. and Mrs. J.R. Taylor announce the marriage of their daughter Virginia to Harry King Sept. 23 in Richmond, Ind.
Miss Donna Wills and Robert W. Pollock married at Otsego.
SEVENTY YEARS AGO - 1940
Waldo Thompson, former manager of local Bair Store, seriously ill at a Cambridge hospital.
EIGHTY YEARS AGO - 1930
Miss Almena Yingling and Lester Kishman married at home of bride's mother, Mrs. Manuel Yingling, Cross St.
Clarence Chance buys interest of John Bontly in New System Bakery.
NINETY YEARS AGO - 1920
Miss Edna Peoples and Bernard Corder married at New Philadelphia.
Oxford Twp. to have six precincts instead of four.
Eureka Co. buys Miskimen Hardware Store.
ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGO - 1910
The large barn of Fleming Tedrick near Brownings Ford is destroyed by fire.
James Haver, 88, dies at home southeast of town.
NHS baseball team still maintaining 1000 average.