TEN YEARS AGO - 2003
Newcomerstown (3-1, 1-0 IVC) dominated the ground game rolling up 201 yards on 40 carries led by Sellers with 98 yards on 20 totes and Cory Brandon adding 67 yards on 11 carries against Malvern.
Jonathon Daniel Stocker and Chad Allen Eick have both been named to the 2003 Muskingum College football team.
Newcomerstown defeated Sandy Valley in a suspenseful Inter-Valley Conference volleyball match at Sandy Valley, 10-15, 16-14, 15-7.
The connection with the USS Radford leads Vane and Barbara Scott of Newcomerstown to New Zealand.
Denelle Billman competed in 18 shows and finished the year as Reserve Champion with her Registered Hereford steer, "Walbash."
Frontier Apple Festival Committee announces "Individual of the Year" as Janice Regula.
TWENTY YEARS AGO - 1993
Newcomerstown High School won the Ohio High School Athletic Associations 1993 Harold A. Meyer Sportsmanship, Ethics and Integrity Award.
All three local area tams fell to 0-2 on the football season as Newcomerstown lost 13-6 to Zanesville Rosecrans; Coshocton beat Ridgewood 21-6; and Indian Valley Braves went down 41-6 to Dalton Bulldogs.
Don Keating, Newcomerstown, director of Eastern Ohio Bigfoot Study Group, was a guest on WEWS-TV's "Morning Exhange" program.
Boy Scout Troop 629, Port Washington, won several awards, including "Super Patrol" at Muskingum Valley Scout Reservation. Flag patrol members included Brian "BJ" Bates, Mike Tokarski, Aaron Stull, Chad Apple and Jeremy Blank.
Deaths: Larry R. "Shag" Dansby, 56; Charles D. "Chuck" Kobel, 82; Michael A. Somogye, 74; Edward E. Stocker, 69; Edna C. Israel, 89; Anna J. Kennedy, 80.
THIRTY YEARS AGO - 1983
Newcomerstown Mayor Dennis Belle announced McDonald's Restaurant Corp. made a verbal agreement to purchase land at the intersection of U.S. 36 and I-77.
Ridgewood Generals spoiled Newcomerstown's homecoming when General Charlie Stiteler kicked a field goal with 26 seconds let in the game, giving Ridgewood a 3-0 win. Kelly Huffman, daughter of Tom and Nancy Huffman, was crowned queen, escorted by Derek Sheppard, son of Grant and Jan Sheppard.
Indian Valley South Rebels defeated the Jewett-Scio Vikings at Midvale.
Lean Fisher and Howard Kilchenman entertained on accordion when Gnadenhutten Buckeye Senior Citizens met for a luncheon meeting at Heck's Grove Park.
Deaths: James H. Ruby, 95, Plainfield; Edward A. Russell, 52; Chester Arthur Knight, 90, Kimbolton; Winnie O. Bunting, 90; Grace Boldon, 92.
FORTY YEARS AGO - 1973
"Send the Band to Philadelphia Day" set for Sept. 29 in Newcomerstown to raise funds for hte Trojan Marching Band to participate int eh Gimbel's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Angus cattle belonging to Carl and Claude Hinds, Newcomerstown, take top honors at Guernsey County Fair.
Trojans win 19-0 over River View Black Bears. Ridgewood Generals claim 34-0 victory over Zanesville Rosecrans.
Mrs. William Lint, West Lafayette, formerly of Newcomerstown, receives 25-year service award at Stanley Home Products' annual convention in Westfield, Mass.
Deaths: Walter Albright, Newcomerstown's first football coach; Ruth M. Rector, 50; Bertha Mae Reed, 84; Donald Loader, 59; Pearl Howman, 77.
FIFTY YEARS AGO - 1963
Two-headed calf found at farm of James Hickenbottom, Kimbolton.
Trojan football team defeated Uhrichsville 6-0.
Jaycees make plans for Halloween and toys for needy at Christmas.
Deaths: Elmer A. Stocker, 77; Earl Hill, 59; Mrs. Lulu Pierce, 73; Evan Davis, 51.
SIXTY YEARS AGO - 1953
Schools to have five-mill renewal levy on ballot.
Alga Weaver named new Tuscarawas County Home Agent.
Trojans open football season at Loudonville.
W.M. Brode Co. moves its offices from First National Bank building at Main and Bridge streets, to newly-construction building on Elizabeth Street.
Bernard Chapman elected president of the Izaak Walton League.
Deaths: Mrs. Harry Zimmerman, 54; Robert C. Lawrence, 46; Connie Jean Porteus, infant; Samuel Gibson, 77; Mrs. Hattie Jane McConnell, 87.
SEVENTY YEARS AGO - 1943
Schools open with attendance of 1,308.
Charles W. Phillips, editor of the News, has entered the U.S. navy and stationed at Great Lakes, Ill.
Third War Bond quota is $345,000.
Board of education votes to grand diplomas to service men who have passing grades in the event they are drafted.
EIGHTY YEARS AGO - 1933
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Leonhard, E. Canal Street, hurt in auto crash at Lancaster.
1,212 students enrolled at local schools.
Miss Dorthea Swigert granted a life certificate for high school.
NINETY YEARS AGO - 1923
U.S. Senator Simeon Fess will speak at the cornerstone laying of the new high school building.
Miss Mildred Miskimen, missionary, leaves for five-year term in India.
ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGO - 1913
Mrs. D.M. People, former resident, injured in accident in Pennsylvania.
The 22nd annual county convention of WCYU held here with Mrs. Violet Ronars, speaker.