100 Years Ago (1918)

The village of Paris was the first in Stark County to sell its quota in war savings stamps with Edna Smith, the postmistress, in charge of the campaign.

An Alliance father and his son, doing government work in Alabama, had a strange coincidence occur when they heeded the call by the U.S. government to register on Thursday, Sept. 12. Alliance resident C.E. Clay had to register although his 46th birthday, which would have relieved him from service, was the following day, thus he got on the list by one day. Meanwhile, his son, H.B. Clay, also registered on Thursday, and sharing a birthday with his father, turned 18 on Friday, the first day of eligibility.

75 Years Ago (1943)

Anthony and Beatrice Conny, residents of New York Avenue in Sebring, had three sons serving in the armed forces. Henry P. Conny, who was attached to the medical department of the U.S. Army Air Force, had just concluded a furlough. Meanwhile, Pfc Frank William Conny, who had been in the Army for three years, was serving somewhere in the Southwest Pacific, while Michael J. Conny, who had been in the service since June, had just been rated a sharpshooter and was stationed in New Orleans.

Charles Flowers Jr., a resident of the 100 block of South 15th Street in Sebring, was promoted to corporal. He was attached to the U.S. Army Air Corps.

50 Years Ago (1968)

Two area residents lost their lives in traffic accidents, including James M. Henry, 21, of Minerva, after he lost control of his vehicle during an alleged high-speed chase as he was attempting to allude a township constable in Columbiana County; and Rebecca M. Stroup, 10, of Atwater, who was struck by a car while trying to cross Route 183 near Route 224.

25 Years Ago (1993)

Daniel Draper, a member of Boy Scout Troop 177, was awarded his Eagle badge.

Mount Union was to dedicate the Herbert W. Hoover Plaza, which was the result of a grant from the Herbert W. Hoover Foundation of Canton. The semi-circular plaza was built between McCready Hall and the Timken Physical Education Building.