60 YEARS AGO
(From 1955 FPS Files)
The Marion Peterson family, whose years of age totaled 531, held a family reunion in celebration of the return of the sixth and youngest son, Ronnie, who completed service with Uncle Sam.
Richard Ralston, band director at Malvern High School, accepted a similar position with Jackson Township High School and Arthur Theil, discharged June 10 from the U. S. Army, was named Malvern’s new band director.
Pvt. Allen A. Kohler Jr. of Kilgore completed the Machinist course at the Ordnance Automotive School at Atlanta General Depot in Atlanta, GA.
Donald Hart, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Hart of Malvern, graduated from Ohio Northern University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy.
50 YEARS AGO
(From 1965 FPS Files)
Ohio‘s first year-round resort – the new Atwood Lake Lodge, located in Carroll County, west of Dellroy – was formally dedicated June 5.
The Sherrodsville office of The First National at Carrollton was officially opened following a ribbon cutting ceremony. Participating in the ceremony were Bank President Robert Slates, Dr. Glenn C. Dowell, chairman of the board of directors, and James Bendle, assistant cashier and office manager.
Lynn Poplin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sheldon F. Poplin of 207 2nd St. NE, Carrollton, was packing for a month-long European concert tour as a member of the internationally famous School Band of America.
Delegates from Carrollton High School to Buckeye Girls State and Buckeye Boys State were Linda Manfull and Phyllis Newell, David Allmon and Richard Tinlin.
40 YEARS AGO
(From 1975 FPS Files)
In observance of the Bicentennial of the J. C. Penny Co., boxes of music were presented by Paul King, manager of the Carrollton J. C. Penney Co. store, to band and choruses at Carrollton, Southern Local and Jewett-Scio high schools.
Gerald J. Guthrie of Minerva was appointed field sales representative responsible for Ohio, West Virginia, Western Pennsylvania and Upstate New York for the Minerva Wax Paper Co.
Miss Dixie Davidson was crowned queen of the Amsterdam Fireman’s Festival by Robin Everly, the 1973 Festival queen.
30 YEARS AGO
(From 1985 FPS Files)
Mrs. Rose M. Seck, a third grade teacher at Carrollton elementary school, was named to succeed Mrs. Margaret Blosser, who retired as the elementary school supervisor.
Mrs. Charles (Pat) Hendrickson was shown in a page 1 photo posing with a 36x27-inch American flag which she made from red, white and blue garbage bags and used construction paper for the stars. The flag was displayed on the wall of the VFW Fighting McCook Post 3301 Post Home on Chase Rd.
Mary Lou Nuzum was elevated from assistant principal to principal at Sandy Valley High School.
Brett Sheaffer, a senior at Sandy Valley High School, was selected to play percussion in the Ohio Lions All State Band.
20 YEARS AGO
(From 1995 FPS Files)
The four valedictorians and one salutatorian for Carrollton High School’s 1995 graduating class of 233 were Valedictorians Paul Logan, Erin Martin, Kimberly Tessanne and Alyzan Yost and Salutatorian Amber Kirkpatrick.
The courthouse clock was being painted by Johnston Contractors of Carrollton.
Buckeye Joint Vocational School District school board awarded a new three-year contract to Supt. Eugene Fries at a salary of $61,763.
Lady Warriors softball award winners at Carrollton High School were Jaime Kean, Kelly Green, Shannon Anderson, Carrie Swinford and Tanya Daugherty.
10 YEARS AGO
(From 2005 FPS Files)
Addresses were given at Carrollton High School’s 123rd annual commencement exercises for the 216 graduates at the Carroll County fairgrounds by the class’s four valedictorians Tiffany Bair, Jannai Shields, Bethany Silver and Brittany Tallman.
Ashley Libertore, a freshman Art 1 student at Carrollton High School, was named a 1st place winner in the 2005 AAA Traffic Safety Communication poster contest.
Four Carrollton High School students qualified to compete in the 2005 National Forensic League’s national speech tournament in Philadelphia, PA. They included Liz Kilgore, Bethany Silver, Brad Eick and Katy Hogan.
Chosen to lead the Minerva High School Lions Marching band for the 2005 marching season were Megan Brigham, Lindsay Brothers and Caity Haines.