TEN YEARS AGO - 2005
Marilyn Nolan accepted the Good Samaritan Award from Sam McVey during the All-Ohio Sports Hall of Fame banquet held at April's Country Kitch'n in Newcomerstown.
The following ambassadors were announced during the recent Coshocton-Tuscarawas Lamb and Fleece Banquet, Keely Mackey, Shelly Hawthorn and Ean Elman.
Forty-seven coats were purchased for kids through PTO funds at a cost of approximately $1,000.
Deaths: Ruby Beitzel, 85, Stone Creek; Clara Belle Harper, 93, Columbus; William R. Judy, 52, Dover; George L. McCormick, 85, Newcomerstown; and Ricky A. Storck, 53, Newcomerstown.
TWENTY YEARS AGO - 1995
A jury in Oklahoma recommended the death sentence for a former local resident, Lewis Gilbert for murdering a woman in that state Gilbert also confessed to killing Mrs. Ruth Lucille Loader of Port Washington.
Local Cleveland Browns fans were upset by owner Art Modell's announcement he would move the team to Baltimore for the 1996 season.
Inter-Valley Conference All-Stars first team picks in football, included Trojans' Todd Mayhew, Joey McCall, Lance Brocker, and Chip Fillman, and Ridgewood Generals' Dirk Hostetler, Jake Lee, David Scott and Bryan George. Volleyball selections were Lady Trojan Jennifer Eckelberry and Lady General Emily Kobel.
Deaths: Edna O. Walker, 92; Miriam A. Burgess 63; Ava E. Carter, 79; Garrell "Gary" Junior Sharp, 57; Owen C. Watson, 83.
THIRTY YEARS AGO - 1985
Newcomerstown Council was in the process of establishing "public nuisance" board for determination concerning unsafe and unsightly buildings around the village.
NHS fall sports banquet held with top awards to: Darla Meek, Beth Hannahs and Kim Fansler; volleyball: Tom Myers, golf; Jim Miller and Mike Money, cross country; Jeff Brady, Ed Mathews, John Buss, Kevin Couts and Todd Hines, football.
Carolyn Gorscak, West Lafayette, a first grade teacher for Ridgewood Schools, selected "1985 Ridgewood Teacher of the Year."
Deaths: Cecil (Teet) Gardner, 76; Helen I. Limbaugh, 78.
FORTY YEARS AGO - 1975
Mayor-elect Robert Hall stated his main efforts during his term in office would be seeking industrial growth for the village.
Newcomerstown Ministerial Association announced plans for a community Thanksgiving service in conjunction with the Bicentennial celebration at Newcomerstown Middle School Nov. 23.
Deaths: Adam Reese, 83; Gerald A. Moore, 46; Mrs. Martin (Jennie) Hamilton Howey, 88; Susie Prater, infant daughter of Hoy and Helen Bourne Prater.
FIFTY YEARS AGO - 1965
Newcomerstown Trojans finished season with 30-6 victory over the Ridgewood Generals. Trojans ended the season 4-6 and Ridgewood closed with a 4-4-1 mark.
Heller Tool Co. plant here closed by strike.
Newcomerstown Floral, E. State Street, owned by Mrs. Susan Burge, underwent major renovation with each pane of glass removed for reglazing.
More than 125 persons attended the Veterans' Day banquet at the American Legion Home.
Legal adviser, Attorney Vernon Lee, and architects Tim Sigman and Tom DeVolld met with the board of education to discuss procedures to construct a new high school on the board-owned site south of Oak Street.
Deaths: Mrs. Margaret A. Roahrig, 52; Carl F. Police.
SIXTY YEARS AGO - 1955
Trojans end season with 26-6 victory over Dennison.
Burglars got $80 from VFW home.
Rev. Robert Muffly, Burbank, Ohio, new pastor of Trinity Methodist Church.
Dean Clark, former Newcomerstown High School principal, attended the White House Conference on Education in Washington.
Deaths: Mrs. Henry Reidenbach, 73; Miss Nancy Ray, 92; George Tufford, 73; Mrs. Forest Rose, 80.
SEVENTY YEARS AGO - 1945
Trojans lost 26-0 to Dennison.
John Hmapton, Detroit, Mich., will open a new Moore's store in the Mulvane building on Main Street.
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Mollenkopp leave this week to make their home in Mt. Vernon. Mr. Mollenkopp, former manager of the local J.C. Penney store, has been transferred to Mt. Vernon.
EIGHTY YEARS AGO - 1935
Charles Mugford defeats Harley Kail for mayor by majority of 485.
Miss Dorothy Jones, who leaves for India, honored with farewell party of the King's Daughters Class of Trinity Methodist Church.
NINETY YEARS AGO - 1925
Newcomerstown Trojans win two games, defeating Caldwell 6-0 and Dennison 7-6.