TEN YEARS AGO - 2006
The following Newcomerstown High School students take top honors in the 127th annual Teen Driving Roadeo: Lindsay Mason, Josh Kennedy, Hayley Perkins, Cory Stocker and Heather Parker.
The United States Achievement Academy announced Chelsea Raine Fenton has been named a U.S. National Award winner in Mathematics.
West Lafayette Council to stop mosquito infestation.
Indian Valley to offer French 4 and Web Page Production courses next year.
Generals defeat Trojans 10-0 in battle on baseball diamond.
TWENTY YEARS AGO - 1996
Newcomerstown Council gave first reading to an ordinance that would abolish the Board of Public Affairs make way for a village administrator.
Bryan George pitched a no-hitter for a 3-0 Ridgewood Generals win over the Trojans. Indian Valley defeated Coshocton 17-5 with Braves Eric Cameron belting two three-run homers and two-run single, and Jamie Burcher driving in three runs with a homerun.
Newcomerstown Jr. Mothers Club held a 30th anniversary banquet at Christ United methodist Church.
Coshocton's 11th annual Dogwood Festival was to feature The Lettermen.
Deaths: Jessie Mae Mizer, 104; Thelma A. "Sue" Silverthorn, 82; Ellen K. Shepherd, 82; Myrtle M. Lewis, 68; R. Raymond Reed, 81; Doris Rogers, 64.
THIRTY YEARS AGO - 1986
Frost devastated Ohio's fruit crop with the southern part of the state suffering 60-100 percent loss.
Trojans winner of Johnson Family Track and Field meet at Muskingum College. Lady Trojans finished sixth.
James Hunt installed as governor of Newcomerstown Moose Lodge.
Bryan Spring, three-year-old son of Dave and Jayne Spring, Newcomerstown, caught an 11-pound carp and qualified for "Fish Ohio" awards.
Ridgweood Local School District's annual elementary spelling bee winners were: Fourth grade Eric Veigel and sixth grader Elisa Vessels, both of Plainfield Elementary, and fifth grader Heather Chaney of Fresno Elementary.
Deaths: Robert R. Morgan, 65, owner pharmacist of Morgan Pharmacy; Dillford O. Beiter, 78, former mayor of Newcomerstown; Ida May Ortt, co-owner and manager of Ortt Furniture and former manager of Newcomerstown TV Cable System; Ruth M. Stansberry, 62.
FORTY YEARS AGO - 1976
Tuscarawas County Commissioners and their engineering consultant met with several interested individuals here to seek approval for the Village of Newcomertown to annex a portion of County Road 15 in connection with a new sewer system.
Some 250 persons attended Trojan Band banquet with awards including the Spirit Award to Cindy Bradshaw, Service Award to Debbie Stocker, and Arion Award to Patti Huff.
Mrs. Olden Passmore installed for her sixth term as president of Church Women United.
Sue Clarke, daughter of W.J. Clarke's Newcomerstown R.D. 1, elected sentinel at State Convention of Future Farmers of America.
Deaths: Mrs. Dorothy E. Miller, 69; Dewayne Armstrong, 10; Mrs. Adah N. Clark, 79; Virgil E. Eckelberry, 61; Mrs. Edith Hursey, 72.
FIFTY YEARS AGO - 1966
Newcomerstown Board of Education opened bids for construction of new high school building.
Only 368 votes cast in Newcomerstown and Oxford Township in primary election May 3.
French theme, "Toujours L'Amour' chosen for Newcomerstown junior-senior banquet and prom.
Mrs. James Lineback elected president of local Jaycee Wives.
Trojan track team reinstated undefeated by winning seventh consecutive meet in 80-47 win over Garaway.
Deaths: Mrs. Eugene M. (Lillian) Steenbaugh; Isaac K. Castle, 80; Mrs. Wilma (Sis) Staneart, 67; Mrs. Wilhelmina Carolina Stahl, 70.
SIXTY YEARS AGO - 1956
Buckhorn Grange celebrates 60th anniversary May 5.
Robert Poland elected president of Eagles.
Workmen start tearing down College Street Methodist Church.
Fire damage estimated at $300 at Roy Woodard home, R.D. 1.
George Smalley installed as governor of Moose Lodge.
Deaths: Mrs. Violet Burr, 101; Theresa Anne Campbell, infant.
SEVENTY YEARS AGO - 1946
James Shaw receives gold sheaf certificate for 50-year membership in Buckhorn Grange.
Walter Hinds Jr., a student at Capital University, will broadcast over WOSU.
EIGHTY YEARS AGO - 1936
Local schools score high in state test.
The body of William Moore, missing five weeks, found in Tuscarawas River.
Law firm of Bower, Stafford and Bowers retained by the defense league.
Death: Mrs. Nancy Barrick, 98.
NINETY YEARS AGO - 1926
Mayor M.L. Oliver reinstates curfew law.
Misses Gladys Alexander and Mable Geese give the valedictory and salutatory at commencement.
ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGO - 1916
W.M. Brode and Co. secure two large contracts for cement work on the C&M Railroad.
ONE HUNDRED AND TEN YEARS AGO - 1906
M.C. Julien and son purchased the E.D. Crater building on Main Street.
Charles Dickerson entertains class of 1906, teachers and ex-teachers.
Number of books received as a nucleus for new public library.