50 years ago
- An unidentified woman owes her life to Bob Wagner of Marietta, who rescued her from the Muskingum River near Lock No. 1. Wagner, who will be entering the service at Fort Knox, was fishing nearby when he saw her struggling in the water and plunged in for the rescue.
100 years ago
- A "peeping tom" has been busy looking through the windows in the vicinity of Second Street between Scammel and Wooster. Police were called, but the miscreant had already disappeared, leaving a gray checkered cap behind to serve as a clue to his identity.