TEN YEARS AGO - 2001
Emily Schrickel and Greg Booth crowned NHS Spring Court Queen and King. Court attendants were: seniors Nick Belt and Shelly Darr, Mary Murphy and Matt Dansby; juniors Anna Brode and Chris Bryant; sophomores Rob Bryant and Kiersten Smith, and freshmen Kristen Casteel and Travis Miller.
Morgan Pharmacy, located in Newcomerstown since 1948, was recognized as the Chamber of Commerce Featured Business of the Month.
NHS students Tara Belt and Corey Spring were winners of the Tuscarawas County American Legion Americanism and Government tests.
Deaths: Ruby J. Roahrig, 58; Laura E. Wright, 85; Rita Marie Spalding, 72; Violet E. Koren, 72; Mary E. Hren, 80; James P. Foraker Sr., 93.
TWENTY YEARS AGO - 1991
NHS delegates to Buckeye Girls State were Lori McMullen and Rhonda Ross with Michelle McMullen, Molly McKibben and Katie Thompson, alternates. Buckeye Boys State delegates were Chris Belt, Ryan Mills and John Buckey with Troy Belt and Mel Lahmers, alternates.
Local area baseball: Newcomerstown defeated Conotton Valley 5-2; Ridgewood won 23-3 over Buckeye Trail and lost to Meadowbrook 7-0 and Coshocton 12-11; Indian Valley defeated Tuscarawas Central Catholic 5-1 and Garaway 16-9 and lost to East Canton 12-1, West Holmes 13-11 and Coshocton 7-4.
Trent Couts of Indian Valley Braves named on West squad for Eastern Ohio Basketball Coaches' East-West All-Star game at Claymont High School, Uhrichsville.
Rev. and Mrs. James E. (Velma) Porter, West Chester, mark 50th wedding anniversary April 12.
Death: Dorothy E. Gibson, 93.
THIRTY YEARS AGO - 1981
Helen Riffle, owner of Cameo Beauty Salon of Newcomerstown, was coordinator of the Spring Style O'Rama presented by Cameo personnel and hosted by Welcome Wagon Club.
Tuscarawas County Common Pleas Court Judge Roger Lyle spoke on "Child Abuse and Battered Women" at meeting of Area Republican Women's Club at home of Mrs. Homer Loveless.
West Lafayette Chamber of Commerce planning commission announced agreement to seek grants to rehabilitate downtown West Lafayette.
Indian Valley Board of Education held special meeting at Gnadenhutten and decided to continue operating two high schools in the district.
Ohio Coil Service of General Electric, Newport St., celebrating 10th anniversary in Newcomerstown. Lou Vannucci was plant manager.
Newcomerstown firemen busy as dry weather provided perfect conditions for grass fires.
Generals Randy Roberts, Todd Kohl and Eron Fleming led Ridgewood in opening track season with a 102-25 victory over Meadowbrook.
FORTY YEARS AGO - 1971
Dick Schafrath of the Cleveland Browns booked announced as speaker for Newcomerstown Booster Club's All-Sports Banquet May 21.
Jeff Jurin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Jurin, and John Duhamel, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Duhamel, all of Newcomerstown, received Boy Scout God and Country awards in ceremonies at Christ United Methodist Church.
Temperatures for week averaged 54 degrees high, 29 degrees low.
FIFTY YEARS AGO - 1961
Robert Elliott installed as exalted ruler of Newcomerstown Elks Lodge.
Miss Marilyn Marshall selected head majorette of Trojan band.
Walter Murphy earns his wings and second lieutenant's commission.
Deaths: Miss Irene Renner, 37; Amos Bond, 89; Mrs. W.A. Tschudy, 85; Mrs. Mae Barnhouse, 84; Mrs. J.W. Bundy, 72.
SIXTY YEARS AGO - 1951
Band Mothers to sponsor Mills Brothers Circus.
Woody Hayes, OSU football coach, to speak at annual Chamber of Commerce banquet.
Married: Miss Betty Matthews and Ronald Gene Whyde; Wilma Roth Troyers and Roger L. Dull.
Deaths: Jesse R. Mulvane, 71; Lester M. Gadd, 49; Mrs. Clara Virtue, 53; Mrs. Margaret Schupp, 81.
SEVENTY YEARS AGO - 1941
Charles Botimer retires as a Penna. Railroad telegrapher after 45 years of service.
Local prices: Calla hams, 17¢ per lb.; two dozen eggs, 43¢; T-bone steaks, 50¢ per lb., and club steaks, two lbs., 35¢.
Moose Lodge plans to spend $11,000 on remodeling their building on Canal St.
Peter Manzer and Cecil Beaver sworn in as citizens at New Philadelphia.
School principals, Bess Evans, W.S. Palmer and Fred Tipton retired.
EIGHTY YEARS AGO - 1931
Robert Emler, 10, dies of injuries received when crushed by truck.
Kirby's Grocery opens this week in Spear building on Main St.
Miss Mildred Kinner and Foster McDonnell married on Easter Sunday.
Spring meeting of Steubenville Presbyterian held at local Presbyterian Church.
NINETY YEARS AGO - 1921
Announcement made of marriage of Mrs. Grace Peoples and Wilbur Norman, Los Angeles, Calif.
Dan Heister accepted a position at Bretzius garage.
Earl Shoemaker, former resident, killed at Beaver Falls.
Robert Hursey, 55, dies at his home on Goodrich St.
ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGO - 1911
Alex Shultz, a charter member of the GAR, dies at home on Rodney Hill.
Frank F. Gefelter, 31, killed by accidental discharge of his gun while duck hunting.