25 years ago
Dean Ketelson, of the Washington County Sheriff's Office, answered a phone call for help from a man in Grandview - the Columbus suburb rather than the local township. Ketelson forwarded the misplaced call to authorities in Franklin County, where two robbers were apprehended.
50 years ago
Charlotte Reed, teacher at Williamstown schools since 1929, recently announced her retirement. Miss Reed taught home economics.
100 years ago
Robbers attempted to break into the vault of The First National Bank in Williamstown. The thieves drilled through the combination on the outer door.