60 YEARS AGO
(From 1944 FPS Files)
Ralph McCausland was re-elected president of the Carroll County Dairy Service Cooperation.
Rev. John D. Sutz presented this year’s Cub Scout Pack 140 charter to Lynn Shotwell, president of the Carrollton Civic Club.
Country fresh eggs were selling for two dozen for 73 cents at Al’s Foodliner.
A calf owned by Howard Woods of Leesville was born with a perfect number 7 in white across its face.
The Carrollton team of Future Farmers of America and the Augusta FFA team each received a gold rating on their parliamentary procedure work at a District 14 contest. Members of the Carrollton team were George Palmer, James Houyouse, David George, David Haley, Carl Campbell, William Lucas and Glenn Steeves. The Augusta team included Charles Ellyson, Lloyd Hays, Paul McGhee, Jay Stahler, Eugene Hobson, Charles Brogan and Bob Brinker.
50 YEARS AGO
(From 1965 FPS Files)
Richard Lee Hardgrove received the Jaycees’ 1964 Distinguished Service award at the Carrollton Junior Chamber of Commerce’s first annual Bosses Night banquet.
Residents of the East Township Local School District petitioned the Carroll County Board of Education to have the school transferred into the Carrollton Exempted Village School District.
Mrs. Marilyn Worley was named executive secretary at Atwood Lake Lodge.
Milli Kempthorn, a Carrollton High School junior, was selected for membership in the internationally famous School Band of America.
R. Edgar Snode was elected president of the Carroll County Board of Education.
Members of Dellroy’s Boy Scout Troop 144 who received their God and Country awards were David Jones, Don Graham, Gary Palmer, Denny Hoobler, Kevin Merrick and Gary German.
40 YEARS AGO
(From 1975 FPS Files)
Carroll County commissioners decided to go ahead with letting of contracts for the construction of the county’s new safety building (jail), which was delayed since August of 1974 when the base bids exceeded the amount estimated for the building.
Kim Mann, a senior at Carrollton High School, was crowned the school’s first winter sports queen. Members of her court were Mike Mann, Nancy Jenkins, Kevin McClelland, Linda Jenkins, Steve Becher, Janet White, Bob Bake, Cindy Linhart, Lyle Drake and Tom Castle.
“The Bluebird” was accepted by the county commissioners as Carroll County’s official bird.
Brown Local School Supt. Bruce Schmidt received Malvern Jaycees Distinguished Service Award.
Bill Davis, a senior at Carrollton High School, was accepted as a student trainer at Ohio State University.
30 YEARS AGO
(From 1985 FPS Files)
William (Bill) Wohlwend received the Carrollton Civic Club’s Distinguished Service award.
Minerva’s community swimming pool was renamed the Ray O. Willett Firemen’s Pool in honor of Willett who retired as Minerva’s fire chief after 37 and a half years of service.
William T. Allmon, who was to assume his duties as Carroll County Probate and Juvenile Court Judge Feb. 9, received his oath of office from Ohio Chief Justice Frank Celebreeze as his daughter, Kathleen Allmon Stoneman, held the family Bible.
Carrollton’s gymnastics team picked up their first win ever with Joli Guchemand as the top finisher, placing first in the vault, bars, floor exercises and first all-around.
20 YEARS AGO
(From 1995 FPS Files)
Patty McClain was re-elected president of Sherrodsville’s Village Council.
Nearly 70 individuals turned out to discuss the football program at Carrollton High School, voice their concerns and talk about what lies ahead at a public meeting held in the school cafeteria.
Tom Puch was re-elected president of the Carrollton Board of Education while Mrs. Marlene DeNardi, who represented Carrollton on the Buckeye Board, was elected president of the Buckeye Joint Vocational School District Board of Education.
Carrollton picked up their first win of the 1995-96 season by dominating Akron Springfield 75-46 with Warrior Ken Barkan tallying a season high 29 points.
10 YEARS AGO
(From 2005 FPS Files)
For the third time in just over six months, Carroll County was declared a disaster due to damage from recent flood waters when water reached 26 inches on a portion of SR 39 at the east edge of Dellroy, forcing its closing.
Carroll County Commissioner Tom Wheaton was elected chairman of the Board of Directors for the Carroll-Columbiana-Harrison Solid Waste District.
Gary Nist was re-elected president of the Carrollton Board of Education and Rick West was re-elected president of the Conotton Valley Union Local Board of Education.
Dr. Mandal Haas was the subject of a Free Press Standard feature story in which he related his war zone experiences while serving a 97-day deployment to Iraq in support of the Ohio Army National Guard, the United States Army and Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Ronald P. Davis was re-elected president of the Carrollton Schools Alumni Foundation