60 YEARS AGO
(From 1953 FPS Files)
A group of Carrollton High School seniors took over key village and county government positions for a day as part of their senior week activities.
Shirley Mills and Janet Boggs were named valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively, at Carrollton High School.
George E. M. “Bud” Smith of East Carrollton was elected president of the Carrollton Junior Chamber of Commerce.
Bradford DeLong and Glenn Guess, both of Carrollton, were chosen by the Carroll American Legion Post as local representatives to the Boys’ State to be held in Columbus.
50 YEARS AGO
(From 1963 FPS Files)
Speaking at a dinner at the Atwood Yacht Club, Cong. Wayne L. Hayes (D-Flushing) of the 18th District endorsed the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District’s proposed $1.7 million resort project and pledged his support of the development on condition that it be constructed on the south side of Atwood Lake entirely within Carroll County.
Three brothers from Vessigebro, Sweden, concluded a month’s tour of various points of interest in the United States and Carroll County, including a week with their full cousin, Carl Anderson and his wife, Anna, of Rt. 4, Carrollton, before returning to their homeland.
James N. McClester, an 8th grader at Carrollton school, had the highest score on the state’s eighth grade scholarship test.
Jean Temple, a senior at Carrollton High School, received the 1963 deFord Memorial scholarship.
40 YEARS AGO
(From 1973 FPS Files)
Thirteen students in the Carrollton Exempted Village School District, including five area eighth graders, were honored for their academic achievements at the 10th anniversary of Bell-Herron Scholarship Foundation awards dinner. Recipients of Bell-Herron scholarships were Mary Pickens, Lucy Snode, Rhonda Ryan, Elizabeth Conkey, Rick Miller, Diane Beckley, Wilma Lambert, Ruth Harvey and Joette Thompson.
Construction began on a new water line from the junction of 10th St. and Lincoln Ave. in Carroll Heights allotment to the village’s well field just off Washington Twp. Rd. 238, north of SR 171, north of here.
Employed as elementary teachers for the 1973-74 school year by the Carrollton Board of Education were Mrs. Ellyn Dunlap, Mrs. Kathleen Wiley and Mrs. Marie Satz.
Resignations accepted by the Carrollton Board of Education included Errol Jacobs as head basketball coach at CHS; Alan Fisk as a 7th grade science teacher, and Mrs. Rebecca Richards.
30 YEARS AGO
(From 1983 FPS files)
Stanton Thomas, president of the Carrollton Education Association (CEA), addressed the Carrollton Board of Education regarding some issues of concern related to the master plan between the Board and CEA.
An estimated 1,200 persons toured Minerva’s new police station during the facility’s open house and dedication program held May 8.
Carroll County Probate Juvenile Court Judge Patricia J. Anderson was honored by the Ohio Association of Probate Judges for her meritorious service as the association’s treasurer for six years.
Honored at the Carrollton FFA Parent and Member banquet were Mike Hamilton, Robin Felton, Robert Smith and Donald Kelch. Receiving Honorary Chapter Farmer Degree awards were Larry Moore and Ron Kohler.
20 YEARS AGO
(From 1993 FPS Files)
Carrollton Village Council agreed to begin enforcing the village’s mowing ordinance.
Carrollton Board of Education voted to allow members of Carrollton High School’s 1993 senior class to decide whether or not to have prayer at graduation exercises.
Rachael Capper and Chris Brammer reigned as Carrollton High School’s 1993 junior-senior prom queen and king.
Mrs. Esther Grunder and Mrs. Mary White, two longtime members of Campbell Rebekah Lodge, were honored for their 50-plus years of membership.
10 YEARS AGO
(From 2003 FPS Files)
Gunnery Staff Sergeant Jason Tubaugh visited the third grade class of his daughter, Sydney, upon returning home for an eight-month deployment in the Persian Gulf.
In a surprise move at the May 12 Village Council meeting, Carrollton Mayor Wilmer Best resigned his position effective May 31.
CBS Sports lead college football analyst Todd Blackledge was the guest speaker at the Carrollton Stadium Committee’s Count Down for Carrollton’s new football stadium.
Seniors Wesley DePalmo and Erin Thomas reigned as Minerva High School’s 2003 junior-senior prom king and queen.