60 YEARS AGO
(From 1954 FPS Files)
The Dellroy High School basketball team, coached by Vince Costello, took top honors in the Carroll County Class B tournament held at Carrollton High School. Team members were Harper, German, Medved, Elifritz, Aston, Anderson, Miller, Bill Bullock, Neil Anderson and Jack Bullock.
Dr. Ray George was named president of the Carrollton Rotary Club.
Glenn D. Billig was transferred from Greenville, PA, to the Carrollton Isaly store as manager.
Margaret Hoobler Knight of Unionport was employed as secretary in the County Agriculture Extension office.
A.R. Wadsworth of Malvern was elected as a director of the Ohio Farm Bureau Cooperative Association.
50 YEARS AGO
(From 1964 FPS Files)
Several former band directors attended a 50th anniversary concert presented by the Carrollton High School concert band in the high school gym, including two members of the original 1914 band – John Swann and William Marshall.
Federal Catering of Ohio, Inc. was named manager of Atwood Lake Lodge and cottages to be constructed in Carroll County on Atwood Lake.
John F. Jones retired as Dellroy village treasurer with two records of having the longest term of service (42 years) and never missing a single meeting.
Carrollton High School received three top seeds in the upcoming district wrestling meet at Martins Ferry High School.
40 YEARS AGO
(From 1974 FPS files)
Mrs. Mary H. Cassidy of Rt. 1, Carrollton, was appointed director of elections for a two-year term and Glenn Marshall was elected chairman of the Carroll County Board of Elections.
Tom Dawson and Mark Cargill accepted the award as the state’s outstanding chapter at the Ohio Young Farmers and Homemakers silver anniversary conference held in Columbus.
Sean Smith, a senior at Carrollton High School, was named the 1974 recipient of the annual deFord scholarship.
Eleven new members were inducted into the National Honor Society at Malvern High School. They included Mary Champer, Wanda Hoobler, Kathryn Robertson, Donna Helsley, Barbara Galay, Cherokee Serften, Jo Ann Keiffer, Bob Hill, Kevin Grindstaff, Randy Ferguson and Jerry Crowl.
Three Carrollton High School wrestlers qualified for the state wrestling tournament. They were Jeff Fox, a junior; Jamie Reed, freshman, and Jim Ossler, senior.
30 YEARS AGO
(From 1984 FPS Files)
Mrs. Mary Griffeth was elected chairman of the Carroll County Board of Elections and Mrs. Ruby Gilliam was reappointed director of elections.
Richard Rutledge, former school board member and civic leader, died at the age of 65 after suffering an apparent heart attack while working in a tool shed at his Union Twp. farm.
Deanna Pirics, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Pirics of Carrollton, was named winner in a local dental health poster contest.
Cissy Ray was named to the dean’s list at The University of Akron where she was a junior majoring in elementary education.
20 YEARS AGO
(From 1994 FPS Files)
John Pyles, a Malvern eighth grader, won the 1994 Carroll County spelling bee.
Richard Rumbaugh of Fox Twp. was elected chairman of the Carroll County Rural Zoning Commission.
Jason Burick and Jessica DeSimone, Carrollton High School speech competitors, qualified at the district speech tournament to travel to the national speech tournament in Kansas City, MO, as a competitor and alternate, respectively.
Neil Davis and Kimberly Cogan were named Students of the Month for February at Carrollton High School where both were seniors.
Carrollton’s Lady Warriors defeated East Liverpool 65-49 in the sectional finals with Carrie Swinehart scoring 18 points for the Warriors.
10 YEARS AGO
(From 2004 FPS Files)
County races determined at the March primary election for the November ballot were Dale Williams vs. Wesley “Bud” Day for sheriff, Thomas Wheaton vs. James Griffeth for county commissioner; Russ Virgin vs. Bob Herron county commissioner and Bethany Barnett vs. Jeff Yeager for county treasurer.
Collin Brown, a 7th grader at Malvern school, won the 2004 Carroll County spelling bee.
A total of 29 Carrollton High School speech students qualified for the state speech competition.
Melissa Wagner and Jacob Wood were named Students of the Month for February at Carrollton High School where both were seniors.
Carrollton’s Ryan Pape became Carrollton’s first state placer at the state wrestling tournament since Brian McIntosh placed in 1994.