Looking Back…in our files

From 1957 FPS Files

The Augusta High School senior class was presenting the play “Grandad Goes Wild”. Directed by Arthur Furey, the cast included Ivan Williams, Carol Amelung, Barbara Brown, Mary Crawford, Barbara Berry, Martha Cargill, Gladys Oyer, Betty Furey, Dave Bolanz, Harley Hillyer, Larry Bender and Steve Mase.

McElroy’s Rexall Drug Store opened in the enlarged and remodeled store at 24 W. Main St.

The Carrollton Warriors defeated Minerva in a convincing manner 26-0.

A rededication of the Dellroy Presbyterian Church, dating back to 1825, was held with the pastor, Rev. Paul Beighley, in charge.


From 1967 FPS Files

Publication of the Black and White newspaper at Carrollton High School resumed after nearly six years of non-existence.

The fifth annual Carrollton High School Marching Band Festival was scheduled for Oct. 21 at the fairgrounds with the Warren Western Reserve High School band being the featured group.

Carroll County gained an estimated 888 persons since the 1960 census, according to the State Development Department.

Susan Corbin was crowned Southern Local High School’s homecoming queen. Members of her court were Linda Dangelo, Denise Ewing, Cindy Marshall and Cheryl Ralston.

Minerva’s 44-0 win over the Carrollton Warriors was the first since 1963.


From 1977 FPS Files

Receiving recognition plaques at the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce’s annual awards dinner were John H. Ashton, Kenneth and Mrs. Melba Widder, Judd B. Hall, J. Percy McFadden, Jon Green, Walter T. Flenniken and Henry T. Myers.

A search was being continued for two men who robbed the Sherrodsville branch of The First National Bank at Carrollton.

Linden Chlorine Products, Inc. of Cranford, NJ, purchased Olin Corporation’s plastic type and fittings plant on N. Lisbon St. in Carrollton.

The traditional Algonquin Mill song was sung by Mrs. Mac (Betty) guess, accompanied by Ralph Miller, guitarist, and Mrs. Jessie Williams, violinist.


From 1987 FPS Files

Seeking the Carrollton mayor’s post at the 1987 November election were Harold K. Laizure, Daniel R. Ries and John E. Shotwell.

The Carroll County Airport marked its 20th anniversary when a reported 400 aircraft landed at the local airport Sunday, Oct. 18, 1987.

Seeking seats on the Carrollton Board of Education were John Beck, Charles Brogan, William Chiurco, Bob Dunlap, Gary Hall, Alan Miller and Lewis Thomas.

Kevin Pontuti, a 1985 graduate of Carrollton High School and a junior at Slippery Rock University in Slippery Rock, PA, was on a Student Exchange program in Ireland where he wrestled in the Shamrock Games while attending CHS.


From 1997 FPS Files

Jamie Burris was crowned Carrollton High School’s 1997 homecoming football queen. Members of her court were Jacki Bible, Marie Curry, Katie Lynn Hamilton and Megan Winters.

Carrollton High School Assistant Principal David Lyons was hired to succeed Michael Maiorca as assistant superintendent.

Attendance at the 27th annual Algonquin Mill Fall Festival was estimated at 70,000 by John Wadsworth, president of the Carroll County Historical Society, which sponsors the annual event.

Jennifer Kibler and Shaun Dickson reigned as Malvern High School’s 1997 homecoming football queen and king.

The Carrollton Warriors gave the homecoming queen, Jamie Burris, a 40-8 win over Canton South at the Warrior’s homecoming game.


From 2007 FPS Files

The Doris and Eddie Preston Children’s Room was dedicated at the newly-renovated Carroll County Historical Library in Carrollton.

Students of the Month for October at Carrollton High School were Katy Fox and Hunter Borland, both seniors.

Mrs. Lisa (Cargill) Kuehn, a mathematics teacher at Minerva High School, was honored by being named to the Stark County Teaching Team while Derrick Maxey, instrumental music instructor at Minerva High School, was among the 16 rookie teachers honored at a banquet held at the R. G. Drage Career Center.

The Carrollton High School boys and girls cross country teams qualified for the regional meet enroute to the state cross country finals.