60 YEARS AGO
(From 1954 FPS Files)
The Carrollton Warriors nailed down the East Central Ohio League championship when they defeated the Uhrichsville Tigers 30-6, giving the Warriors a league record of six wins and no defeats in league play for a percentage of 620 points.
Members of Carrollton Music Study Club observed their 30th anniversary at the home of Mrs. R. D. Vasbinder in Carrollton. Charter members present were Mrs. Sam Hall, Mrs. Elmer Rutledge and Mrs. Vasbinder.
The junior class at Malvern High School was presenting the three-act comedy “Our Miss Brooks”. Lead roles were played by Sonia Galay and John Tokas. Other cast members were Sonia Reed, William Robertson, George Miller, Winona Barnes, Edna Grimm, Marilyn Leyda, Violet Campbell, Betty Nemeth, Sally Cline, Hazel Campbell, Louise Whited, Connie Campbell, David Schandel, Clyde Kretzinger, Athnee Cole, Richard Miller, Edward Beach and Carl Pearson.
Mr. and Mrs. William Barnett of Minerva purchased the Southern Inn located on East Lincoln Way in Minerva from Mr. and Mrs. John Crawford.
50 YEARS AGO
(From 1964 FPS Files)
Homer Herron, a well known Carrollton barber, was featured in a page 1 photo and story on his collection of old-time clocks he obtained over the years.
Dean Robertson and Jerome Evans were the newly-elected directors to the Carroll County Fair board from Brown and Lee Townships, respectively.
William LoPresti, head basketball coach at Carrollton High School, was appointed the Eastern District director of the Ohio High School Basketball Coaches Assn.
United Church of Harlem Springs observed a formal merger service as Presbyterians and Methodists united as one church to be known as United Church of Harlem Springs – Methodist.
A grand opening celebration was held for the new Sohio Service Station on E. Main St. in Carrollton. Service station personnel included Ralph O. Maple, W. E. Peterson, W. H. Shafer, J. R. Lewis and Dale George.
40 YEARS AGO
(From 1974 FPS Files)
Carroll county farmers receiving awards at a joint dinner meeting of the Carroll Soil and Water Conservation District and Carroll County Dairy Association included the John Howard Weir family who received the Goodyear Conservation Award while dairy awards were presented to Joe Vahalik, Vernon Deininger, Howard and Robert Wood, Earl McKarns, Horace Stewart, Karl Summer Jr., James Little, Daniel Mangun, Ray McPherson and Stan and Rich Snyder.
Ptl. William E. Wallace was assigned to Carroll County as a “resident highway patrolman” working out of the New Philadelphia Post of the Ohio State Patrol.
Carrollton golfers Jeff Yeager and Jeff Mills carried away the three top trophies while Cousins Scott and Dale Wade and Mark Knisely took the top cross country awards at Carrollton High School’s cross country and golf banquet. Also receiving cross country awards were Ralph Brady, Dale Derby and Trainer Art McCreary.
“Anything Goes” was being presented by the Malvern High School choir. The cast included Mark Benedict, Vickie Davidson, John Earley, Susan Sutherland, Greg Kidder and Mark Wells.
30 YEARS AGO
(From 1984 FPS Files)
Carrollton Music Study Club observed its 60th anniversary with a “Celebration of Music Heritage” program and a visit by the president of the Ohio Federation of Music Clubs.
Carrollton High School’s government students conducted a mock trial in the Carroll County Common Pleas courtroom where Lynn Wiandt was found “not guilty” of “aggravated murder” in the “killing” of the CHS librarian Mrs. Kathleen Wallace..
Joanne Starkey, a 1981 graduate of Carrollton High School, received the American Farmer Degree at the National FFA convention in Kansas City, MO.
Members of the Carrollton football program receiving third year letters from Coach Mark Peters included Mike Chiurco, Rick Lewton and Dave Myers.
The six members of Minerva High School’s 1984 Lions football team named on the All Senate League first team included Shaun Seibel, Quarterback Steve Brown, Tony Winigman, Dale Soles, Tom Trussell and Tim Eller.
20 YEARS AGO
(From 1994 FPS Files)
Donald Eugene Bright, 37, of 6210 Quince Rd. SE, Amsterdam, was indicted for murder in connection with the Jan. 1, 1990, death of his wife, Penny (Dulkowski) Bright.
Carroll County commissioners approved a letter to Glenn Norris of 1541 Canton Rd., Carrollton providing about six acres of land in the Carrollton Industrial Park on SR 332 for his business and the Park’s first tenant.
CHS gridders honored at Carrollton’s 1994 football banquet included Chuck Youngen, Corey Kuttie, Jason Brown, B. J. Dray, Jason Gray, Don Sandefur, Bryan Burgett and Tom Haun.
Shaw Publications, Inc. of Carrollton became a publisher member of the Yellow Pages Publishers Association.
10 YEARS AGO
(From 2004 FPS Files)
Beth Taylor of Carrollton had the opportunity to shake hands with President George W. Bush during his visit to the Palace Theater in Canton.
Neala Howell, owner of the Virginia Restaurant and Lounge in Carrollton, was named the Business Woman of the Year by the Carrollton Business Women.
Receiving awards at the volleyball banquet at Carrollton High School were Julie Incerpi, Anyssa Incerpi, Sara Mangun, Katie Dunn, Ashley Scott and Maria Miller.
CHS boys soccer award winners were Cody Moyer, John Neider, Donnie Burns, Ethan Naylor and Michael Williams.
Receiving girls soccer awards were Amber Williamson, Alicia GiGiannone, Colleen Tangler and Jamie Fitzpatrick.