60 YEARS AGO
(From 1954 FPS Files)
Fourteen Louisville juveniles appeared before Carroll County Juvenile Judge William T. Allmon as the result of a gang war staged in Malvern.
George Palmer was elected president of the Carrollton Chapter of Future Farmers of America. Other officers were Gerald Brumbaugh, reporter; David George, secretary; Ralph Heilman, student advisor; Richard Whipkey, vice president, and David Haley, sentinel.
Charles Marshall of Carrollton announced plans to construct a building on the corner of E. Main St. and Park Ave. to house a show room for the Iler Chevrolet Co.
50 YEARS AGO
(From 1964 FPS Files)
The removal of a large, old safe weighing over six tons from the second floor of the Carroll County treasurer’s office attracted a big crowd of onlookers, both inside and outside the courthouse. The safe, believed to have been placed in the treasurer’s office shortly after the courthouse was built in 1885, was purchased by Clarence Booth of Ohio Vendor’s Corp. at Coshocton who paid for the removal.
Karen Allison, a Carrollton 7th grader, and Mary Anne Fife, an 8th grader at Dellroy, were the first and second place winners in the annual spelling contest for the Carrollton Exempted Village Schools.
Winners in the county spelling bee were Brenda Magill and Barbara Smith, both 8th graders at Malvern school who placed first and second, respectively.
Carrollton Village Council discussed the installation for a stop-and-go traffic signal at the intersection of St. Rts. 39 and 43 on W. Main St.
40 YEARS AGO
(From 1974 FPS Files)
Three mobile homes in the Minerva area on SR 183 were demolished when struck by an unconfirmed tornado during a severe windstorm Easter Sunday.
Two reassignments were made and the addition of a new postal employee were made at the Carrollton Post Office. Postmaster Ronald Davis announced David L. Thomas was assigned to rural carrier, Ralph Brackin was reassigned and promoted to regular clerk, and Daniel D. Wingerter was hired as a substitute clerk.
Recipients of two $200 scholarships awarded by Carroll Electric Cooperative were Debra L. Starkey, a senior at Jefferson Union High School, and David W. Hogue, a senior at Southern Local High School.
A ground breaking and brief ceremony was held for the erection of a chapel at Vo-Ash Lake on Aster Rd.
30 YEARS AGO
(From 1984 FPS Files)
Commissioners met in executive session with the owner of a firm interested in locating in Carrollton’s new Industrial Park on Scio Rd.
Jenny Causby, a senior at Conotton Valley High School enrolled in the drafting program at Buckeye Joint Vocational School, designed the plans for a 40x28-foot storage building under construction at the 5th St. field adjacent to Carrollton’s new bus garage.
Brent Lewis, David Kinsey, Steve Pisklo and Greg Lambert were elevated from Carrollton Cub Scouts into the local Boy Scout Troop.
Doug Henry hurled a one-hitter in the Warrior’s 11-0 shutout of Tuslaw.
20 YEARS AGO
(From 1994 FPS Files)
Carrollton Council denied a zone change request from Reed Brothers, Inc, which would have allowed for the construction of six permanent mini storage buildings.
Carrollton Board of Education adopted a new corporal punishment policy which permitted paddling by certificated personnel only with the consent of a parent or guardian as an alternative.
The Carroll County Foundation, a charitable body whose primary function was to build a permanent endowment for the entire county from which income can be used to make charitable, educational and scientific grants was established.
Joe Kiko, 17, of Kensington, Carrollton, was named the Distinguished Junior Member of District 3 Holstein Club.
Larry Rutledge of Dellroy was preparing to run in the 1984 Boston Marathon.
10 YEARS AGO
(From 2004 FPS Files)
Sherry Williams resigned as a member of Dellroy Village Council.
The 2004 Carroll County Daffodil Dairy Sale broke several price records including a sale total of $96,825 for the 59 dairy animals.
Minerva High School’s varsity cheerleading squad won both state and national cheerleading championships. The 14-member squad included Jessica Needham, Sarah Carson, Mandi Anthony, Ashley Yeager, Kayla Ocel, Andrea Green, Amanda Yeager, Bethany Briceland, Meranda Montague, Marisa Miller, Ashley Yeagley, Wendy Reed, Brianne Briceland and Carli Miller. The squad was coached by Denise Spinell and Janis Marraccini.
Malvern instrumental soloists receiving superior (I) ratings at the District 8 junior high music contest were Kelli Maffett, Krystal Robinson, Devin Welker, Clayton Brown, Collin Brown and Rachel Turner.