TEN YEARS AGO - 2005

Megan McPherson, a senior at Ridgewood High School, and Adam Fitch, a senior at River View High School, were named 2005 Coshocton County Fair Queen and King.

Willard and Doris Donley of Newcomerstown were crowned the 2005 Frontier Apple Festival King and Queen.

Senior Mitch Dennis is selected as Newcomerstown High School's Ohio Elks Association Student of the Month for October.

Lady Trojans and Lady Generals ousted from sectionals.

Deaths: Carol Ann Branham, 68, New Philadelphia; Eleanor J. "Betty" Melville, 70, New Philadelphia; Serafin Sanche Sr., 84, West Lafayette; and Drexel Scott Sr., 84, Coshocton.

TWENTY YEARS AGO - 1995

Effective Oct. 20, owners/operators of motor vehicles would be required to provide proof of insurance at the request of law enforcement officers.

Newcomerstown 100 Club elected new officers with Ruby Roahrig, president.

Local football: Trojans 22-0 winner over Jewett-Scio Vikings; Indian Valley Braves lost to Manchster Panthers, 19-0;Ridgweood Generals defeated Tucarawas Central Catholic, 19-6.

Deaths: G. Phillip VanSickle, 82; Harry W. Brumage, 76.

THIRTY YEARS AGO - 1985

Riverside Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center of Newcomerstown received home health care certification.

Lisa McPeak, 17, a student at Newcomerstown High School and reigning queen of 1985 Cy Young Celebration, selected as a candidate for the Miss Ohio USA Pageant, but was unable to compete due to a prior commitment.

Football action: Newcomerstown lost to Jewett-Scio, 38-0; Indian Valley South defeated Indian Valley North, 9-7; Ridgewood won at Malvern, 20-6.

Deaths: Paul Brunn, 79, Newcomerstown native and retired newspaper publisher in Miami Beach, Fla.; Earl V. Rice, 85.

FORTY YEARS AGO - 1975

Trojans 6-2 overall after 27-0 win over Garaway Pirates. Outstanding performers included quarterback Dave Seibert, Brent Dansby, John Brady, Dan Stocker, Tony Shepphard, Kevin Brown and Rick Hogue.

Inter Valley Conference leaders, Ridgewood and Tuscarawas Central Catholic battle to 18-16 verdict giving Ridgewood its first loss of the season.

Stone Creek's Herbert Buss Post 333 was the first American Legion in its division to attain its 1976 quota.

Deaths: John E. Kiste, 66; Ernest (Bill) Sickles, 61; Mrs. Edgar (Clara) Dennis, 84; George W. Marvin, 63; Leo D. Boone, 69.

FIFTY YEARS AGO - 1965

Cecil Haver, chairman of Chamber of Commerce industrial committee, breaks ground for construction of new $40,000 building at west limits of Newcomerstown to house Groovfold Fabrication Inc. Richard Cornell is company president.

Shenandoah beats Trojans 20-18.

Earl Stocker, president of Tri-County Sportsman's League, presents contribution check to John Eikenberry, finance chairman, and Orville Starkey, Jacyee treasurer for the Jaycees Park Fund.

Local board of education favored Tuscarawas County University Branch Center in the interest of providing Newcomerstown youth an opportunity for education beyond high school.

Deaths: Louisa Miller Murphy, 70; Miss Mattie West, 88; Mrs. Benjamin (Anna) Meeks, 83; Mrs. Jennie McConnell, 91; Harold C. Randles, 68.

SIXTY YEARS AGO - 1955

Rev. Robert Muffly, Burbank, accepts pastorate of local Trinity Methodist Church.

Port Washington seniors to present play, "Pleased to Meetcha."

Deaths: Clarence C. Zepp, 68; Albert J. Ruby, 84; Rev. John Longsworth, 79; Mrs. Ralph Haver, 36; Mrs. Guy Powell, 79.

SEVENTY YEARS AGO - 1945

USO drive starts. Quota sets at $5,000.

Wayne Wilson, 20, aviation radioman 3C, son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Wilson, reported dead. He and nine other U.S. airmen are executed by the Japanese.

EIGHTY YEARS AGO - 1935

Schools and churches are closed by scarlet fever epidemic.

NINETY YEARS AGO - 1925

Monster parade being planned for Halloween.

Parts are being assigned for the American Legion musical comedy, "Footprint."