60 YEARS AGO
(From 1954 FPS Files)
Mary Lou McIntire and Tom McConnell were honored as the Outstanding 4-H girl and boy at the 104th annual Carroll County fair where Al’s IGA Foodliner purchased Bill Robertson’s 935-pound grand champion Hereford steer for 45 cents a pound.
Trophy winners of various classes of FFA work were George Palmer, Dale Haley, Ronald Rees, William Lucas, Denzil Skidmore and Lynn Brumbaugh, all Carrollton, and Jay Stahler, Charles Brogan and Larry Hawk, all Augusta.
Answering Carroll County’s Induction Call No. LIV (54) were Thomas P. McConnell, Earl Dwight Roach and Robert E. Snively.
Mary Elva Elliott announced the opening of her new beauty shop, “Mary Elva’s” at her home in Harlem Springs.
50 YEARS AGO
(From 1964 FPS Files)
Mike Karns, a Carrollton High School senior, was named a semifinalist in the 1964-65 Merit Scholarship competition.
Jane Staley, a senior, was chosen as the 1964 football homecoming queen at Malvern High School.
The second annual Carrollton Marching Band Festival was held at the fairgrounds athletic field featuring bands from Massillon, Canton Lincoln, Dover, Glenwood, Minerva and Carrollton.
A field of corn on the Ray Eish farm in Fox Twp. yielded 150 bushels per acre.
40 YEARS AGO
(From 1974 FPS Files)
Frank Tallman, a senior at Carrollton High School, was elected president of District 15 of the Ohio Future Farmers of America.
Larry Tasker resigned as a member of the Carrollton Planning Commission due to moving to New Franklin.
Vicki Zartman was selected the 1974 homecoming queen at Malvern High School. Members of her court were Bonnie Pryor, Joanne Kieffer, Kathy Eick and Kathy Campbell.
Carrollton’s Keith Brady was tabbed Warrior runner of the week after leading the reserve cross country unit against Lake.
30 YEARS AGO
(From 1984 FPS Files)
Plans were unveiled for a new $450,000 Timken Mercy Health Center at the intersection of Canton Rd. NW and Main St. in Carrollton.
Trey Hardy and Deana Collins were honored as the first and second place local winners of an essay contest sponsored by the Vietnam Veterans of America and Vietnam Veterans Leadership program at Carrollton High School.
Warrior Brian Davis was the leading ground gainer with 75 yards in 15 carries when the Carrollton Warriors defeated East Palestine 35-6 for a 5-0 season record.
Deed transfers were completed for the county’s industrial park near Bridge St. in Minerva.
20 YEARS AGO
(From 1994 FPS Files)
Carroll County Commissioners approved a .25% increase in the county’s sales tax to become effective Jan. 1, 1995. They also voted to renew the county’s one percent permissive sales tax which went into effect in September of 1985.
Carrollton High School’s 1994 homecoming queen candidates were Kelsey Lee Berg, Carrie June Kinney, Nicole Joy Lamielle, Jennifer Sue Moore, Amy Lynn Pitts and Carrie Anne Thompson.
The Carrollton boys cross country team climbed to 5-0 following a 22-23 win over visiting Northwest.
10 YEARS AGO
(From 2004 FPS Files)
A popular vote by students in grades 9-12 at Malvern High School resulted in a tie for the 2004 homecoming queen. Reigning over the festivities were Queens Megan Steiner and Melissa Teis while Tylor Boggess was the homecoming king.
Attending the 70th anniversary of the 1934 graduating class at Dellroy High School held at the home of Ruby Huff were Ada (McCarty) Buxton, Kathryn (Papai) Spillman, Ruth (Boyd) Huffman, Frank Truman, Wilber “Mitch” Wetzel, Carl “Bill” McCarty, Wayne Roof and the hostess, Ruby (Smith) Huff.
The Carrollton Warriors crushed Marlington 53-7 for their 5th win of the season. Senior Alex Bolmgren scored four touchdowns while rushing for 184 yards on 17 attempts.