TEN YEARS AGO - 2005
Ohio All Sports Hall of Fame to induct Bob Huggins Nov. 12.
Jeffrey and Diane Meek of West Lafayette celebrated their 35th wedding anniversary on Nov. 14.
Herbie, The Love Bug, will be at Morgan's Pharmacy on Saturday, Nov. 12 for pictures.
The following longtime Tuscarawas County 4-H Advisors are being recognized: Janice Cronebaugh, 33 years: Mildred Cronebaugh, 55 years; Pat Green, 38 years; and Louise Harding, 36 years.
TWENTY YEARS AGO - 1995
Lewis Gilbert, 24, formerly of Newcomerstown, found guilty by an Oklahoma jury for killing a security guard as part of a cross country killing spree with his accomplice, Eric Elliott, 17, Newcomerstown. The pair was suspected in the disappearance of Ruth Lucille Loader of Port Washington.
Robert S. Denham, Newcomerstown, received the Knights of Templar's highest honor, the "Knight Templar Cross of Honour" at the 153rd Conclave of the Grand Commandery of Knights of Templar of Ohio in Canton. The award recognized his years of faithful service to St. Bernard No. 51 of Gnadenhutten, and for his work in other Masonic bodies.
General Dirk Hostetler was named game MVP in Ridgewood's 6-0 win over Newcomerstown. The game's lone score was a 37-yard touchdown pass from Greg Waters to Matt Colvin. Both teams finished the season 6-4 and tied with Tuscarawas Central Catholic for second place in the Inter Valley Conference behind Garaway.
Indian Valley Braves ended the football season with a 21-15 victory over Claymont and an 8-2 record.
THIRTY YEARS AGO - 1985
Rainy weather affected voter turn-out in Newcomerstown Nov. 5 with only 1,134 of 2.355 registered voters at polls. Among those elected were incumbent Steve Guy, Charles Lenzo, Willis Haver and Mary K. Zeigler to Village Council.
Local first team selections for Inter Valley Conference All-Stars: football, Trojan Ed Mathews, Ridgewood Generals' Brian Saylor, Jay Shump and Scott Rose, and Indian Valley South Rebels' Tom Gray, Larry Laisure and Paul Triplett; volleyball, Darla Meek and Beth Hannahs of Newcomerstown, and Melissa Loos of Ridgewood; golf, Tom Mayers, Newcomerstown.
Gnadenhutten Buckeyes Senior Citizens in Gnadenhutten held a Halloween party with 48 attending.
Deaths: Ruth I. Myers, 81; Linda Jones, 43; Cora Opphile, 86; and Clifford T. Glazer, 77.
FORTY YEARS AGO - 1975
Democrat Robert Hall elected mayor of Newcomerstown.
Coach Ward Holdsworth's Trojans downed Ridgewood 13-7 in season finale giving both schools 8-2 records. Newcomerstown finished second in Inter Valley Conference behind Tuscarawas Central Catholic, and Ridgewood took third.
Jan Billman elected mayor of Stone Creek.
Paul Glazer re-elected mayor of Port Washington.
Death: Mrs. Edward (Ruth) Warner, 77.
FIFTY YEARS AGO - 1965
Trojans lost 46-20 to Cadiz Cardinals.
Dr. W.R. Agricola re-elected president of Youth Council.
Kim Ferrell, 10, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Ferrell, Spaulding Avenue, won third place in Best of Breed, age group 4-6 months with his Chinese Pug "Kandi" at dog show in Columbus.
Deaths: Arthur L. Limbach, 70; Fred Gengnagle.
SIXTY YEARS AGO - 1955
Rev. O.E. Ghere elected president of Newcomerstown Ministerial Association.
West Lafayette' football team defeated Dennison St. Mary's 51-6.
Death: Lester Boltz, 61.
Lions sell 4,800 roses.
Youth Center drive nets $862.64.
SEVENTY YEARS AGO - 1945
E.L. Barthalow, Republican, elected mayor; $40,000 bond issue for swimming pool passed.
Rev. J.W. Bradbury, Seville, accepts call as pastor of First Baptist Church.
Diesel engines being put into service on Pennsylvania Railroad through here in November.
EIGHTY YEARS AGO - 1935
Anettia Shoemaker, 9, injured when struck by auto on way home from school.
I.O. Stoffer erecting modern lunch room at corner of State and Pilling streets.
NINETY YEARS AGO - 1925
L.B. Palmer, assistant cashier at Oxford Bank, elected to board of directors.
Carrollton wins over Trojans 12-0.
Mrs. Anna Moomaw, Stone Creek, elected as first woman mayor of Tuscarawas County.