60 YEARS AGO
(From 1955 FPS Files)
Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Hogsed of Carrollton purchased the “Cree-Mee” Frozen Custard business and equipment for Al Ashbaugh and opened the new business in the Voshel Electric building on Rt. 43, just north of Carrollton.
John B. Conrad, a patient at Stiles Convalescent Home in Malvern, was believed to be the oldest Carroll County resident at age 102.
The McClelland –Kennard of Barnsville leased the storeroom of the Croxton building (current location of The Free Press Standard) which was formerly occupied by Al’s IGA store.
The Sealtest team, made up of Bob, Bud and Lindsey Smith, Bill King and Dick Grove, tied for third place in the Jaycee District bowling tournament held in Ashtabula. Wayne Holland received the high for all events with a total of 1964 pins and also rolled the high singles with 674 pins.
Filling Carroll County’s Induction Call No. LX were William A. Hossack, Harold K. Lodge, Raymond G. Linder and Don L. Anderson.
Harold Laizure, a 7th grader at Carrollton schools, won the local spelling bee among 20 contestants to represent the Carrollton school district in The Repository spelling bee.
50 YEARS AGO
(From 1965 FPS Files)
The Augusta Local Board of Education voted unanimously to join the Carrollton Exempted Village School District.
Judy Peterson, a senior at Carrollton High School, was crowned the CHS Music Queen of 1965.
The village dump on Co. R. 8, south of Carrollton, was ordered closed and a new landfill was opened on Co. Rd. 21 off SR 39, five miles northeast of Carrollton.
Award recipients at the Springfield High School all-sports banquet included Robert Maple, Daniel Pesta and Robert Geisinger.
40 YEARS AGO
(From 1975 FPS Files)
Lynne Kelch and Jeff Harper, 8th graders at Carrollton and Dellroy schools, placed first and second, respectively, to represent Carrollton schools in the regional spelling contest.
Steve Rittter of the Loudon Twp. Volunteer Fire Department, was elected president of the Carroll County Firemen’s Association.
A team of 12 members of the Carrollton Future Homemakers of America chapter at Carrollton High School placed first in a parliamentary procedure contest at Tri-County Joint Vocational School in Nelsonville for state recognitional activities. The team, which had a perfect score of 70 points, included Diane Gartrell, Pattie Dennis, Diane Oyer, Tammie Henry, Patty Berry, Vicki Weir, Amy Rutledge, Betty Cogan, Terri Lucas, Twyla Herrington, Patricia Geffert and Kathy Daniels. Their advisor was Mrs. Sally Toot.
Glenn Kohler, a member of Carrollton High School’s 1975 track team under their new head coach, Vaughn Cogan, leaped 22’5” to set not only a new Stanton Local school record but a new record for the Indian League.
Louis Romano, a member of Boy Scout Troop 141 at Malvern, received his Eagle Scout award.
30 YEARS AGO
(From 1985 FPS Files)
The Carrollton Board of Education named a new football coach, Daniel Radalia, and accepted the resignation of Mrs. Margaret Blosser as elementary supervisor.
Selected as delegates to Buckeye Girls State and Buckeye Boys State from Carrollton High School were Girls Staters Amy Clark, Cyndy Wiandt and Jennifer Anderson and Boys Staters Bryan Wilking, Charles Huddleston and Geoff Warner.
Tom Ferrell got out of a bases loaded one-out jam to capture a 7-4 victory for the Carrollton baseball team against the Jewett-Scio Vikings.
A drive was launched to prevent abandonment of the roadside park in Harlem Springs by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.
20 YEARS AGO
(From 1995 FPS Files)
Dr. George E. Rankin received the Carrollton Civic Club’s distinguished Service Award.
Carrollton High School Principal Kathleen Chain announced a U. S. Army Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps program will be offered at the beginning of the 1995-96 school year.
Kirt Conrad, a member of the Conotton Valley Union Local Board of Education, was recognized statewide with the Ohio School Boards Associations Award of Achievement for his leadership and work.
Carrollton High School’s softball pitcher Shannon Anderson picked up two shutouts on the Warriors way to three opening wins.
10 YEARS AGO
(From 2005 FPS Files)
The 11 volunteers who completed training to become Hospice volunteers included Barb Maple, Cleo Young, Kathy Okey, Barbara Plunket, Bob Hendricks, Scott Simon, Barbara Gifford, Lucy Koehler, Sister John Eudes, Ralph Lucas and Eda Mae Ferguson.
Jessica Burks and Rand Leopold were named Students of the Month for March at Carrollton’s Bell-Herron Middle School.
The Carrollton boys basketball team took part in the Disney Classic in Orlando, FL, where they won four of five games played and outscored their opponents 63-14.
The Carroll County Improvement Corp. approved the sale of 2.388 acres in the Carroll County Industrial Park on SR 332, south of Carrollton, to Augering Technologies of Coshocton.