TEN YEARS AGO - 2003
Matt, Nathan and Jason Millerberg receive Eagle Scout awards.
Rachel Gribble was named the seventh grade Student of the Month at the Newcomerstown Middle School.
The American Spirit literally filled the air at the Tuscarawas County fairgrounds April 27 with a rally to support the troops.
The Newcomerstown Lady Trojans broke a 4-4 tie in the top of the third inning and added four more runs in the fourth to cruise to a 12-8 victory over Buckeye Trail at the Cambridge City Park.
Air Force Tech Sgt. D. Keith Kinsey graduated from the Noncommissioned Officer Academy at McGuire Air Force Base, Wrightstown, N.J.
Deaths: E. Darrell McIntire, 65, Newcomerstown; Ira O. Nelson, 77, Cambridge; and Elza "Gertie" Polk, 86, Kimbolton.
TWENTY YEARS AGO - 1993
New scoreboard installed at Lee Stadium.
Trojan baseball team, coached by Jimm Morris, defeats Strasburg 4-0 with Ben Gibson as the winning pitcher and Joe Eggleston smacking a triple and double.
Deaths: Vera M. Heifner, 72; Emma M. Mowbray, 33; Virgil P. Dull, 81.
THIRTY YEARS AGO - 1983
The 63rd annual Newcomerstown Chamber of Commerce Banquet took place at the David L. Barber Civic Center. Among awards presented were six Chief Netawatwes to: Herb and Clark "Skip" Smith of Alchrome Products for expansion; Newcomerstown Emergency Rescue Squad Inc. for the David L. Barber Civic Center; Dr. David Booth for building his chiropractic clinic; Francis "Pete" Bosold for remodeling a building in the village square; Bud's Drive Thru for expansion; and American Cities Inc. for construction of a 50-unit retirement complex.
Schumaker Farms, just west of West Lafayette on County Road 16, announced their grand opening for May 7.
Temperatures warmed into the 80s and averaged 70 degrees for the week.
Ridgewood's junior-senior prom set for May 7 with them of "Hawaiian Luau."
Deaths: Mrs. A.R. (Pauline) Morgan, 84; Paul (Dude) Ott, 57; W. Riley Addy, 64; Howard J. Smith, 59; Mrs. Laurel (Mary) Martin, 79; and Mrs. Arthur Emler, 69.
FORTY YEARS AGO - 1973
Franklin D. Gault to succeed Harold Shingler as superintendent of Newcomerstown Exempted Village School District.
West Lafayette to open new municipal swimming pool May 28.
Deaths: Michael Jay Gilmore, 19; Mrs. Adrian Simmons, 64; Ralph E. Peter, 73; James M. Dorsey, 54; and Mrs. Thelma Warner, 51.
FIFTY YEARS AGO - 1963
Tuscarawas County Mayor's Association met at Newcomerstown and toured Kurz-Kasch Co.
Newcomerstown voters to pick the candidates for mayor.
Village councilmen buy $4,896 tractor.
Deaths: Albert Norman, 55; Mrs. Elizabeth A. Glazer, 69; Thomas Watson, 51; Charles C. Starker, 71; Mrs. Jess McVey, 23; Mrs. Roy Welsh, 83; and Mrs. W.D. Barvek, 36.
SIXTY YEARS AGO - 1953
Miss Marie Murphy, piano soloist, and Miss Maxine Julien, vocal soloist, guest artists when Music Study Club presents program for National Music Month.
Raymond and Walter Funk take over Pontiac Agency, formerly operated by who was pastor while the church was being constructed moves to Wapakoneta.
EIGHTY YEARS AGO - 1933
E.E. Clark is elected president of the Chamber of Commerce.
Alfred Rehard is killed by a falling tree on his farm.
Plans are made to open Mulvane Park June 1.
NINETY YEARS AGO - 1923
Willard Jones, Dan Walters and Miss Sindon of Coshocton seriously injured into auto collision.
Fifty-seven graduate from local high school.
ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGO - 1913
Paul Tevis has been appointed to the Naval School in Annapolis.