60 YEARS AGO
(From 1954 FPS Files)
The new Carrollton Warrior scoreboard at the high school athletic field was nearing completion.
Fred Swasey, principal at Malvern High School, captured one of two boys who broke into the school while the other was picked up later and put on probation. Six others were cited on the same charge and were to appear in Judge William T. Allmon’s Juvenile Court.
Ralph Downes of Rose Twp., Harry Gartrell of Orange Twp. and Robert McClester of Augusta Twp. were re-elected to the Carroll County Farm Bureau Cooperative’s board of directors.
Teams on the 1954 Carrollton Warriors football schedule included Newcomerstown, Springfield Twp., Cadiz, Jefferson Union, Minerva, Wintersville, North Canton, Dennison and Uhrichsville.
50 YEARS AGO
(From 1964 FPs Files)
The direction of traffic on two one-way streets in Carrollton – 2nd and 3rd Sts. NE was to become effective Aug. 31 with 2nd St. becoming westbound and 3rd St. eastbound.
Miss Ellen Jackson of Rt. 2, Minerva, was selected a Dairy Princess of Carroll County.
Charles E. McCully Jr. of Santa Rosa, CA, formerly of Carrollton, was named principal-administrator of Kenswood School in California.
Dr. Francis Stanley Mitchell, a well known Carrollton veterinarian for 22 years, suffered a fatal heart attack at his home at the age of 54.
40 YEARS AGO
(From 1974 FPS Files)
New teachers joining the Carrollton Exempted Village Schools faculty for the 1974-75 school year included Miss Luanna Beck, C. Daniel Evans and Miss Holly Smith, all Carrollton High School; Mrs. Carol Sanford, Carrollton elementary; Miss Carol German, Carrollton elementary and Willis elementary; Mrs. Joann Baker and Douglas Schmidt, Augusta elementary; Miss Carolee Henderson and Mrs. Grace Seward, Dellroy elementary.
Tierney Johnson, a Carrollton area girl, took top honors in the horse showmanship class at the Ohio State Fair.
Mrs. Arnold (Eileen) Fryberger was elected president of the Carrollton Music Boosters.
Members of Carrollton High School’s cross country team which was in its sixth year under Coach Craig Winters were Dale Derby, Jeff McClelland, Barry Gaines, Ralph Brady, Glenn McConnell, Kevin Spears, Kyle Kent, Dennis Beam, Scott Wade, Mark Knisely, Dale Wade, Keith Brady, Tim Hutchins, Jerry Kirkpatrick, Jeff Lucas, Wayne Jones, Mark Rogers, Dale Kirkpatrick and Brad Wheeler. Dave Stewart served as manager, Art McCreary was team trainer and Dan Wells was assistant coach.
30 YEARS AGO
(From 1984 FPS Files)
An aerial drug search conducted by the Carroll County Sheriff’s Department took in 19 suspected drug sites.
Mother Mary Clare Heurich, foundress of St. John’s Villa, died at the age of 90 at the Villa which was her home since 1951.
Roy Renzenbrink, a former Carrollton High School band director, conducted the Bryan Adams High School band which provided music for the Republican National Convention held in Dallas, TX.
The six new faculty members at Conotton Valley High school were John Dean, Bruce Jones, Craig Jones, David Kinney, Miss Diane McCallister and James DiMeolo.
20 YEARS AGO
(From 1994 FPS Files)
A dedication was held for the new Carroll County District Library on a site on 2nd St. NE on land formerly owned by Judge S. Q. Morrow.
Brian Clark and Marcia Raymondi were named the new varsity basketball coach and new girls softball coach at Carrollton High School.
Nancy Eddy, manager of the Steak House on Canton Rd. was nominated for a national Reminisce Club service award.
Ken Merrick, a junior at Minerva High School, and Samantha Reed, a 1994 graduate of Malvern High School, were members of the All-Ohio State Fair choir and band which performed at the Ohio State Fair.
10 YEARS AGO
(From 2004 FPS Files)
A total of 21 issues, including five local options, were filed for inclusion on the November ballot.
Larry Garner, a well known area auctioneer and realtor, was honored nationally by bing included in the 2004 edition of National Register’s Who’s Who in Executives and Professionals.
Area students performing with the 2004 All-Ohio State Fair Band and Choir included Jessica Kidder, Mary Postlethwait and Andrew Postelthwait, all Malvern High School instrumentalists, and Cory Goddard and Brandon Scott, both Edison High School choir members.
CHS Senior Targan Peterson and golf partner junior Ben Smith had a duo effort in Carrollton’s golf opener when they shot 37and 36, respectively.