TEN YEARS AGO - 2006

Plans are under way for 2006 Frontier Apple Festival in Newcomerstown, Oct. 6-8.

Cassidy Johnson, age 10, of Newcomerstown, was crowned the 2006-2007 Pioneer Princess in Gnadenhutten, Aug. 4.

Jesse Hoobler of Newcomerstown exhibited the Class 56 purebred summer yearling female and won second place in senior showmanship at the 2006 National Junior Shorthorn Show and Conference in Des Moines, Iowa.

Winners of the apple pie baking contest held during the Cy Young Days Festival in Newcomerstown are as follows: First place, Susan Berry with her lattice top hot baked apple pie; and second place, Arletta Dakin with her double crust apple pie.

West beats East in All-Star game.

TWENTY YEARS AGO - 1996

Randy Addy named principal of Newcomerstown High School succeeding Kevin McQuade, who resigned.

Newcomerstown school board hired Stephen Hildreth as instrumental music teacher and band director.

Bakersville Homecoming set for Aug. 9-11 at Bakersville Community Park.

Randy Cadle was the new principal of Indian Valley High School, Gnadenhutten.

Lorna Schlarb, Baltic, was Safety Person of the Year, and Vivian Scott of Stone Creek was Employee of the Year at Baltic County Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Deaths: Lewis T. Fish, 71; Leona R. Endlich, 88; Aaron Tyler Marchio, infant; and Hazel M. Lawrence, 79.

THIRTY YEARS AGO - 1986

Newcomerstown schools set to open Aug. 26.

Todd Brown and Brenda Burger of Ridgewood High School returned from Europe after 18-day concert tour with All-Ohio State Fair Youth Choir.

Richard Gasser, Stone Creek, and Blair Porteus, Coshcoton, re-elected to three-year terms as trustees of Frontier Power Co.

FORTY YEARS AGO - 1976

Dedication Aug. 15 for Buckeye Joint Vocational School, New Philadelphia.

Robert Myers, Newcomerstown R.D. 1, shot a hole-in-one on the fifth hole at River Greens Golf Course.

Elks' Little League team named 1976 champions with 10-0 record. Tom Triplett was coach and Neal Davis, team manager. Players were Bob and Jerry Triplett, Kim and Fred Schlupp, Todd Davis, Skip Landis, Gregg and Rodney Pollock, Jeff Walters, Scott Myers, Mike Wilkin and Jeff Ebersbach.

Fire destroyed barn owned by Allen Gaskill on Oct. 21 north of town.

Deaths: Norman Moody, 58, West Lafayette, R.D. 1, died as a result of two-vehicle accident near West Lafyette; Mrs. Cora Miller, 80; Harry Augenstein, 68; and Donald A. Carruthers, 49.

FIFTY YEARS AGO - 1966

Rev. Fr. John Kempf, pastor of St. Francis de Sales, accepted pastorate of Columbus church.

Jaycee Wives campaign to collect reading materials for soldiers in Vietnam.

Deaths: Adolph Newby, 83; Ben Thomas, 62.

SIXTY YEARS AGO - 1956

Council accepts new land allotment, Scott's first addition at north edge of corporation.

Buckhorn Juvenile Grange receives perfect score in inspection.

Deaths: Mrs. Lula House, 74; L.M. Pryor, 86; Jack Russell, 68; Mrs. Mary Lavine Thomas, 50.

SEVENTY YEARS AGO - 1946

Victory celebration to mark the first anniversary of end of war with Japan planned for Aug. 14 at Warner's field.

Town budget approved. General fund calls for $26,668.

Russell O. Vogenitz, 74, dies at Union Hospital, Dover.

EIGHTY YEARS AGO - 1936

Dr. C.A. Hanson appointed member of Board of Education.

NINETY YEARS AGO - 1926

Miss Margaret Beers new English instructor at Newcomerstown High School

ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGO - 1916

Prevailing prices: Mens' dress shirts, best quality, $1.38; broom, 39 cents; candy, 10 cents per pound; and ice cream, 60 cents per gallon.

New K of P building to be dedicated Sept. 14.

Banner wheat crop being harvested by farmers.

ONE HUNDRED TEN YEARS AGO - 1906

Rathbone Temple, auxiliary of K of P Lodge, organized with Mrs. M.C. Julien, most worthy chief.

Daniel Laub, blacksmith, sells shop to Charles Sneider and accepts a position at new file works.

Breach on River Level, three miles east of village, repaired with new embankment 800 feet long.