60 YEARS AGO
(From 1954 FPS Files)
Walter Mills held a grand opening for his new jewelry store at its new location in the Rt. 43 Shopping Center next to Al’s IGA Foodliner.
L. W. Nickels announced Carroll Lanes Bowling Alley will reopen for open bowling July 31.
A Cub Scout pack, sponsored by Dellroy Methodist Church, was organized in Dellroy.
The Locust Hill Goat Farm, operated by Mr. and Mrs. Delmer Harding of Dellroy, received first and second prizes in the Saanen class at the Tri-State Kid Show in Jefferson, OH.
50 YEARS AGO
(From 1964 FPS Files)
The old, dilapidated pony barn at the north end of the Carroll County fairgrounds was torn down to clear the area for a new building.
“Spot”, a female Dalmatian dog owned by Mr. and Mrs. L. B. (Reb) Russell of Rt. 1, Dellroy, gave birth to 13 pups.
Cletus A. Moorman of Whiteriver, AZ, was named principal and social studies teacher at Conotton Valley Union Local High School.
Beverly McClester, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dean Patterson of Rt. 4, Carrollton, received a scholarship from the American School to be used for her college education at Kent State University where she planned to major in English.
40 YEARS AGO
(From 1974 FPS Files)
Miss Clydine Beadnell reigned as queen of the 1974 Carroll County Fair.
Miss Kathy Ocel, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andy Ocel of Rt. 1, Mechanicstown, ranked fifth in the Ohio State Dairy Princess contest.
The Carroll County Dog Pound on St. Rt. 9, north of Carrollton, received “face lifting” with the clearing of debris and painting by Scouts Mark Miller, Jeff Archer, Mark Householder and Darrell Rininger.
Frank Tallman and Sharon Mangun, both members of the Future Farmers of America chapter at Carrollton High School, attended the National FFA conference in Washington, D. C. with their advisor Charles Flint.
30 YEARS AGO
(From 1984 FPS Files)
Reigning over the 1984 Carroll County Fair as Queen and King were Teri Westfall and Shaun Hartong.
Anita Miller was crowned at Miss Minerva 1984 at the Minerva homecoming.
Robert Hendricks was appointed to fill the new assistant street superintendent’s position created by Carrollton Village Council.
Miss Sara Aston of Dellroy was on a European concert tour with the All-Ohio State Fair Youth Choir.
20 YEARS AGO
(From 1994 FPS Files)
Kenneth Frase and Kim Tessanne reigned as King and Queen of the 1994 Carroll County Fair.
Named Outstanding 4-H Members at the county fair were Heather Korns and Amber Hartong while Kim Tessanne and Amie Winzenreid were runnersup.
Chris Jacobs of Ashtabula County was hired as a planner to update the Carroll-Harrison-Columbia Solid Waste Management District plan.
Dorothy Horrigan presented the Bill Shepherd Memorial plaque to Merle Edie, whose team won the light weight class of the horse pulling contest at the county fair.
Three new classrooms were under construction at Malvern schools.
10 YEARS AGO
(From 2004 Files)
The 2004 Carroll County fair opened a day early adding a seven-day expo.
Tom Cottis of Sherrodsville was named Carroll County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) director.
Receiving scholarships provided by the Jay C. and Nadine B. Leggett Charitable fund were Scott Rutledge, Kendra Simmerman and Darren Yosick, all graduates of Conotton Valley High School.
A flag football league was created by the Carrollton High School Athletic Department and Carrollton Athletic Booster Club.