TEN YEARS AGO - 2006

Newcomerstown High School senior Evan Ritchie to continue schooling at West Point Military Academy in New York.

Joey "Cujo" McCall of Newcomerstown will be one of the featured boxers at Thursday Night Fights May 11 in Canton, Ohio, at Chapparell's Community enter.

Cy Young Youth League will host a free Pepsi Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit and Run competition for arena youth.

Lady Trojans earn big victory over Strasburg, 7-6.

TWENTY YEARS AGO - 1996

The 76th annual Newcomerstown Chamber of Commerce banquet was held at the David Barber Civic Center. Among the numerous awards given were the President's Award presented by Chamber president Charlene Kehl to Walter Funk, Gary King, and Dr. W.R. Agricola.

Academic awards were given at Newcomerstown High with Fourth Year recipients including Angela Ott, Jennifer Eckelberry, Jennie Gray, Karrie Loader, Angela Storck, Jeff Ackerman, Thomas Marlatt, Todd Mayhew, and Jennifer Pickett.

Kathy Fenton was elected president of Newcomerstown Jr. Mothers Club.

Deaths: Mary E. Perkins, 98; Charles G. Norman, 78; Mary E. Lawrence, 72; Leona L. Smith, 92; and Mark J. Stumbras, 39.

THIRTY YEARS AGO - 1986

Coach Ernie Art's Trojans swept the Tornado Relays at Dover with 122 points, rolling past a favored Garaway team that finished sixth with 37 points.

Cy Young Celebration set for June 18-21 in Newcomerstown under chairman B.J. McFadden. Wilma Marlatt was parade chairman and Carol Boucha, children's variety show chairman.

Temperatures soared to 81 and 85 degrees two consecutive days.

Boy Scouts Pinewood Derby winners were Nathan Bell, first; Mike Clark, Best of Show; Brad Carpenter, Scott Paulun, Chip Ackerman, Shawn Dakin and Joey Merrill.

Deaths: Susan Wise Wade, 72; Ruth E. Mathias, 87; Martha F. Miller, 62; Ruth E. Nicholes, 63; Hazel B. Starker, 91.

FORTY YEARS AGO - 1976

Shannon Rodgers, native of Newcomerstown, and Jerry Silverman, noted New York fashion designers-manufacturers, spoke at the Chamber of Commerce banquet.

Trojans finished first and Ridgewood, second, in the annual Newcomerstown Invitational track meet.

Debbie Stocker and Dan Stocker crowned Newcomerstown High School Spring Queen and King.

Four-year honor students, Trisha Huffman, Janet Tilton, Julie Riley, Terrie Casey, Laura Duffy, Mike McPeak, Kipp Hall, Patti Huff, Dave Booth and Jeff Hart recognized at Newcomerstown High Scholarship banquet.

Larry Steinbach and Bea Glauser Donato, both 1975 graduates of Indian Valley South High School, received their State FFA degrees.

Deaths: Terry Galbraith, 9, motor bike-truck accident; Mrs. Thomas (Christine) Kaleshoss, 28; Wilbur K. Gibson, 79; Richard Burrell, 93.

FIFTY YEARS AGO - 1966

Coach Dave Milburn's undefeated Trojan track team won their fifth meet over the Tuscarawas Broncos 72-47.

Philip VanSickle elected head of Lions Club.

Seniors awarded trophies at band banquet were Shirley Waelde, Brenda McCrone, Rudy Glazer, Rich Vierheller and John DeRing.

Deaths: Philip Benner; Mrs. Delbert Combs.

SIXTY YEARS AGO - 1956

John Buss elected president of Chamber of Commerce.

Trojans defeat Frazeysburg 77-41 in first track meet.

Harry Hall becomes president of Lions Club.

Mrs. John McKean elected president of BPW club.

Deaths: Thomas R. Rice, 80; Mrs. Savilla Forsey, 77; Mrs. Richard Horn, 80; Justin Vogenitz, 73.

SEVENTY YEARS AGO - 1946

Buckhorn Grange marks 50th anniversary.

Sixty-four seniors to receive diplomas and commencement.

EIGHTY YEARS AGO - 1936

Sen. Vic Donahay pledges support to objectors of Conservation levies.

NINETY YEARS AGO - 1926

New $50,000 fireproof theatre and office building will be erected on Bridge Street by G.M. Jordon.

Mrs. Glenroie MacQueen elected president of Women's Presbyterial.

ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGO - 1916

Gilmore K of P lodge entertains local lodge.

Clow Club and Rex Club organized here.

Dr. S.B. Hayes falls in basement of his home and injuries hip.

Honor students of graduating class are Victor Yingling, Rachel Irevin, Lawrence Wiandt, Violet Phillips, William Tilton and Luella Beeks.

ONE HUNDRED AND TEN YEARS AGO - 1906

Mr. and Mrs. John Cooley and children leave to spend summer on their floating theatre on the Ohio River.