TEN YEARS AGO - 2004

Jamie Eckelberry was named to the spring 2004 Malone College dean's list.

Nick Conley attended the American Legion Buckeye Boys' State at Bowling Green University.

With a heave of 155-9, Jeff McIntire placed eighth in the discus at the state track finals held at the Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in Columbus.

The Newcomerstown Building Commission discussed the possible adoption of a set of building codes for vacant buildings at their June 28 meeting.

Newcomerstown Board of Education hires the following three administrators: Tim Sherman, middle school principal; Pat Cadle, West School principal; and Beth Hammersley, East School principal.

Deaths: Howard W. "Whitey" Hostetler, 87, Newcomerstown; Guy W. Stull Jr., 20, Newcomerstown.

TWENTY YEARS AGO - 1994

Department of Defense designated Newcomerstown a World War II Commemorative Community, in honor of and appreciation to World War II veterans, their families and those who served on the home front.

Jamie Lewis, son of Mark and Sue Lewis, Newcomerstown, won the state Jr. Olympics pole vault championship with a vault of 15-0.

Indian Valley FFA's annual year-end awards recognition was held at Heck's Grove Park in Gnadenhutten with over 200 attending. Awards included Indian Valley FFA scholarships for earning all As in Agricultural Science to Bryan Guspyt, Brooke Everett, Todd Fawcett, Jennifer Mann, Sommer Everett and Ryan Taylor.

Deaths: Lenora D. Lenzo, 69; Vivian L. Hawkins, 65; Helen Moore Wearsch, 86; Mary Margaret Dornhecker, 71; Florence Eleanor Beaver, 74.

THIRTY YEARS AGO - 1984

Woody Hayes, Newcomerstown native, honored at "Favorite Son" banquet during Cy Young Celebration. Guest speakers were two-time Heisman trophy winner Archie Griffin who played under Coach Hayes at The Ohio State University; Columbus Dispatch sports writer Paul Hornung; and master of ceremonies Lee Vlisides, former sports announcer for WBNS-TV.

Hailstorm caused considerable damage to area crops.

Rhonda Baker named top female athlete at Newcomerstown High School through the Women's Sports Foundation's Milky Way Bar All-Star Program.

Tom Addy installed as president of Newcomerstown Rotary.

Port Washington Senior Citizens toured the Gnadenhutten museum and held a business luncheon at the Settlement house restaurant.

Deaths: Mark J. Miller, 15, Newcomerstown; Susan M. Bourne, 20; Vernon "Fritz" Norman, 74.

FORTY YEARS AGO - 1974

Dr. Terry Overholser informs local Chamber of Commerce of his plans to open a private practice in Newcomerstown.

State Board of Education approved a referee's recommendation that a portion of Monroe Township be transferred from Cambridge school district to the Newcomerstown district.

The Rebel Club of Indian Valley South High School, Gnadenhutten, announced plans to sponsor a European style circus July 10.

Sixteen members of Newcomerstown High's class of 1924 held its 50th anniversary reunion at Stoffer's Restaurant.

Deaths: Gail W. Belt, 51; Mrs. Etta May Bliss, 85; John C. Myers; Floyd M. Cappel, 64; Kramer Kenney, 47.

FIFTY YEARS AGO - 1964

Thomas Addy installed as president of Rotary Club.

Fireworks top Jaycee's July 4th celebration attended by estimated crowd of 3,000 at the Athletic Field.

Steel framework for new stadium seats set-up at Athletic Field.

Deaths: George Gordon Brode, 51; Terence H. McVey; Mrs. Edna Bahmer, 69.

SIXTY YEARS AGO - 1954

Automatic crossing gates at Waggoner's Crossing, Pennsylvania Railroad, in operation.

Deaths: John E. Harbold, 91; George M. Dietz, 67; Mrs. Mabel Randle, 69.

SEVENTY YEARS AGO - 1944

Council approves budget of $25,937.29 for coming year; adopts new gas rate ordinance.

EIGHTY YEARS AGO - 1934

Violin pupils of Mrs. E.G. Clifton and piano pupils of Mrs. Owen Jones present recital at Jones residence.

Quartet composed of Leslie Besst, first tenor; H.G. Muchelnaus, second tenor; John Hinds, first bass; and George Wilson, second bass; sings at Cambridge.

NINETY YEARS AGO - 1924

Newcomerstown baseball team leads league.

ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGO - 1914

H.G. Muchelanus breaks right arm while cranking his automobile.

Frank A. Willis, Ada, Republican candidate for governor, speaks here.