60 YEARS AGO
(From 1954 FPS Files)
John Z. Long of Washington Twp. was named treasurer of the Carroll County Agricultural Society, succeeding D. Reed Kean.
William Atsalis of Weirton, WV, was hired as the new coach at Dellroy High School.
Chief of Police Homer Koontz and Deputy Glenn Stimmel submitted their resignations to Malvern Village Council.
The Carroll County Sheriff’s department, comprised of Sheriff Richard Beamer and Deputies Howard Seith and Moyne Smith, were sporting new uniforms as a result of the Buckeye State Sheriffs Association’s program to standardize uniforms throughout the state.
The first reunion of the Petersburg School was held at Waterworks Park.
50 YEARS AGO
(From 1964 FPS Files)
Work began by the Carrollton Junior Chamber of Commerce on developing Kiddee Land at Roberts Park on the corner of E. Main St. and Park Ave. in Carrollton.
William H. Knisely Jr., 33, administrator of the Garfield School District in Garrettsville, was appointed superintendent of Carroll County schools, succeeding Robert H. Lonsgworth of Augusta who resigned after serving 17 years in the office.
Perry Twp. Grange was observing its 50th anniversary.
40 YEARS AGO
(From 1974 FPS Files)
Carrollton’s 10-day Buckskin Jamboree kicked off with the crowning of the queen Barbara Weir.
Donna Mallernee and Cindy Lumley were selected to attend the 1974 4-H Citizenship Short Course in Washington, DC.
A new heliport was dedicated at Atwood Lake Lodge.
Winners in the instrumental and baton twirling events at the Carrollton Jaycees Talent Night were Jeff Graham, who won the instrumental competition, and Pennie Bray, winner of the baton twirling event.
30 YEARS AGO
(From 1984 FPS Files)
Paid gate admissions to the 1984 Carroll County fair totaled $124,800.
Dr. Gregory A. Fair joined the optometry practice of Dr. George E. Rankin at 228 N. High St. in Carrollton.
Therese Carpenter, 17, of 38 Magnolia Rd., Dellroy represented Carroll County in the state 4-H Speak Up for Safety contest at the Ohio State Fair.
Pastors Richard and Nancy Ferris were named the new pastors at Carrollton Trinity Lutheran and Kilgore Immanuel churches.
Sam Maple, well known third generation of Maple jockeys, visited Carrollton.
20 YEARS AGO
(From 1994 FPS Files)
Contents of the Carroll County District Library at N. Lisbon St. were moved to the new facility on 2nd St. NE.
Gene Dunlap of Carrollton was the feature winner at the 1994 Carroll County Fair demolition derby.
The Seventh Day Adventist Church at 450 12th St. NW in Carrollton held a dedication service for a new fellowship and social hall.
Earl Ray, formerly of Carrollton and resident of Carroll Healthcare Center observed his 105th birthday anniversary.
10 YEARS AGO
(From 2004 FPS Files)
Attendance at the 2004 Carroll County fair totaled 26,594 while gate receipts amounted to $159,564, representing a $6,000 increase over the 2003 fair, according to David Seck, Superintendent of Gates.
The grand champion market turkey, owned by Zac Devitt, sold for a record price of $900 and was purchased by Dale Williams, a candidate for Carroll County sheriff.
Twenty-seven applications were received for the Minerva Local schools superintendent’s job vacated by the resignation of Michael Gallina, who assumed the superintendency of the North Canton City schools Aug. 1.
At 87 years old, Ralph Hawk of Kensington Rd., Kensington, was the oldest tractor puller in the county tractor pull at the Carroll County fair.