(60 YEARS AGO
(From 1953 FPS files)
Robert O. Mills, son of Mr. and Mrs. Elvin Mills of Augusta, was nominated to receive the State Farmer Degree.
Valda Brackin, a senior at Carrollton High School, received the deFord Memorial scholarship.
Miss Edna Baughman, fifth grade teacher, and Miss Shirley Redman, music teacher, both in the Carrollton school, tendered their resignations.
50 YARS AGO
(From 1963 FPS Files)
Dick Tinlin, 15, son of Mr. and Mrs. H.O. Tinlin of Rt. 4, Carrollton, received the highest rank in Scouting, the Eagle Scout, at a Court of Honor held at First Methodist Church.
Walter S. Prendergast, 46, of 508 W. Main St., Carrollton, general manager of Evanite Plastic Co. in Carrollton, died of a heart attack.
William Achberger and Jean Temple were named co-valedictorians and Janet Brooks was the class salutatorian for Carrollton High School’s 81st annual commencement for the 150 graduating seniors.
40 YEARS AGO
(From 1973 FPS Files)
Rhonda Ryan and Karen Beck were named class valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively, for Carrollton High School’s 1973 graduating class of 208 members.
The residential house at 32 2nd St. SE was established as the temporary quarters for the sheriff’s department headquarters during vacation and demolition of the present jail.
Kathy Bland was crowned queen of Carrollton High School’s 1973 junior-senior prom by Becky Burrier, the 1972 prom queen.
30 YEARS AGO
(From 1983 FPS Files)
Carroll County Common Pleas Court Judge William J. Martin was to be the guest speaker for Carrollton’s Memorial Day services.
Carrollton Village Council approved the transfer of Robert Hendrix of 544 Sterling Ave. from the water department to the street department, filling the vacancy due to the retirement of Harold Laizure, father of Councilman Harold Laizure.
Sam Brown resigned as a member of Carrollton Village Council due to moving outside the village.
20 YEARS AGO
(From 1993 FPS Files)
Joy Weyand, a senior at Carrollton High School, received the Speaker of the Year award at Carrollton High School.
Tracy Ossler reigned as Minerva High School’s 1993 junior-senior prom queen.
Senior members of the National Honor Society at Malvern High School honored at a dinner were April Cheveront, Tricia Moser, Jill Wackerly, Emily Wolf, Matt Bille, Bret Gordon and Aaron Marshall.
10 YEARS AGO
(From 2003 FPS Files)
Rev. John W. Clark, pastor of Malvern United Methodist Church, was to give the Memorial Day address in Carrollton.
Retirement resignations were accepted by the Minerva Local Board of Education from Samuel Pettit, Latin teacher, and Nita Bergen, with 30 and 35 years of service, respectively.
Brian M. Davis resigned as head wrestling coach at Carrollton High School.