50 years ago
Election of officers was held at a recent meeting of the Junior Fair Board. Steve Zimmer was elected president, and Ellen Thomas will serve as vice president. Janet Milner will be recording secretary; Carol Schaad, corresponding secretary; Allen Moore, treasurer; and Jennifer Davis, reporter.
100 years ago
Harvey H. Holland has brought suit against the Carter Oil Company to cancel an 1898 lease on a farm he owns in Ludlow Township. Holland asserts that the oil company has not properly developed or operated on the property, yet prevented others from drilling.
Compiled by Linda Showalter, Marietta College Special Collections.