60 YEARS AGO
(From 1953 FPS Files)
Carroll County tax valuation sets new record peak of $34,003,068 read the headline on the front page of the Dec. 10, 1953 issue of The FPS.
A.R. Wadsworth of near Malvern was elected to two state-level positions with the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation and the Farm Bureau Co-operative Association at Columbus.
Cpl. Robert L. Borland, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Borland of Rt. 4, Carrollton, was on duty in Korea, where he was driving an Army wrecker.
The East Twp. Board of Education voted to offer the premises at Norristown, a one-story frame building known as the Norristown School building, at public sale Jan. 9, 1954.
50 YEARS AGO
(From 1963 FPS Files)
Four representatives of the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District met with Gov. James A. Rhodes in Columbus to discuss what assistance the state can give Carroll County and Monroe Twp. in building new access roads and improving existing roads in the area of the proposed Atwood Resort development project near Dellroy.
A new salary schedule for certificated personnel that peaked at $7,600 and a straight 5% increase in salaries for non-certificated employees was adopted by the Carrollton Board of Education.
Receiving trophies at Carrollton High School’s 1963 football banquet were Warrior grid players Ray George, Richard Warner and Larry Carpenter and Larry Starr, team manager and trainer.
Members of the 1963-64 basketball team coached by Ora Ford at Augusta High School were Ray Leatherberry, Terry Locke, Paul Berry, Robert Gray, Don Michael, Carl Michael, Jerry Mills, Larry Breault, Jim Underwood, Clifford Phillips, Lee Heston, Jerry Manfull, Paul Cogan, John Witts, Jim Miller, Clarence Cooper and Jim First. David Reiboldt was the team manger.
40 YEARS AGO
(From 1973 FPS Files)
Robert White of Allensworth Jewelry Co. on Public Square was elected president of the Carrollton Chamber of Commerce, succeeding Robert Jones of Olin Plastics.
A Carroll County 4-H Teen Board was formed to assist the county home economics Extension agent Linda Roberts with 4-H clothing projects. Members included Cindy Lumley, Diane Jones, Cynthia Cummings, Diane Gartrell, Kathy Wingerter, Vicki Weir, Cheryl Wagner, Karla Walton, Alice Rutledge, Mary Ellen Romig, Margie Thompson and Peggy Rutledge.
Members of Carrollton High School’s freshman basketball team, coached by Stanton Thomas, were Jim Johnson, Jhan Lawson, Richard Wilson, Lanny Peterson, Dave Thomas, Kevin Spears, Mark Householder, Eric Cole, Eric Mills, Don Long, Steve Shotwell, Lee Rutledge, Barry Jacobs and Jeff Mills.
Comprising Conotton Valley High School’s basketball team were Jay Yosick, Chuck Milliken, Bobby Leggett, Tony Scott, Mike Gilchrist, Gerald Sanders, Chuck Potts, John Karns, Jeff McGuire, John Caldwell, Jeff Elmore and Greg McCartney.
30 YEARS AGO
(From 1983 FPS Files)
Patrick Peterman was appointed the new assistant principal at Carrollton High School, succeeding Michael Maiorca who was named assistant superintendent.
The Carroll County Prosecuting Attorney‘s office was moved from 239 S. Lisbon St. to the law offices of Rudolph Battista in the Park Hotel at 71 Public Square in Carrollton.
James Schoch was elected president of the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce, succeeding George Kishman.
Members of the newly formed Student Council at Augusta school, elected by their classmates in grades 5-8, included Kim Wright, president; Lisa Cargill, vice president; Ruth Miller, secretary; Matt Heston, Ed Whitmore, Jeff Hawk, Shannon Schilling and Jennifer Moschgat.
Carrollton High School’s Warrior wrestling team, coached by Skip Laughlin, scored 113 points and a record 16 pins in devastating Canton Central Catholic and Dover in posting two progressive wins.
20 YEARS AGO
(From 1993 FPS Files)
Carroll County’s weeklong deer count total dropped significantly in 1993 from 2,039 taken in 1992 to 1,496 in 1993.
Work was progressing on the construction of the new Carroll County District Library in Carrollton.
A coin toss determined the winner of the Rose Twp. trustee race when Alfred D. Otte won another term on the Board over his contender Michael Geiser, who each ended up with 133 votes.
Shirley and Dick Thorn were installed as worthy matron and worthy patron of Carroll chapter No. 315 Order of Eastern Star.
Carrollton High School’s girls basketball team jumped to a 2-0 record by defeating Louisville 45-43.
10 YEARS AGO
(From 2003 FPS Files)
The first major snowfall to hit the area left motorists stranded, road crews scrambling to keep up and in general wrecked havoc on the entire county.
Rod Wise resigned as a member of the Carroll County Board of Health upon being elected as a Brown Twp. trustee.
Barb Walton was installed president of the Carrollton Business Women. Other officers were Dr. Nan Bissell and Rose Seck, co-vice presidents; Pam Grim, secretary, and Janet Smith, treasurer.
Kyle Trisnar, a junior at Carrollton High School, captured the individual crown by going 6-0 in the 215-pound weight class at the Potter classic wrestling tournament held at East Liverpool where the Warriors finished fourth among 14 teams.