60 Years Ago - 1954
The Junior Class of Antioch High School will present “Wouldn’t You Like To Know!”, a riotous farce in three acts, March 12. Cast includes - Russell Nalley, Ralph Hoff, Wilda Eikleberry, Kathryn Howell, Carol Haudenshield, Norma Jean Hooper and Mearl Byers.
Basketball fans attending the Marietta Tournament were given an extraordinary exhibition of goal shooting in tournament play by Woodsfield’s Floyd Baker. Floyd set a sectional record of 37 points in one game.
WTRF-TV Channel 7 has set March 20 as the date for the scheduled boost in power from 100,000 to 316,000 watts, it was announced this week. The increase in power for the Wheeling station is expected to mean a greater service for the present coverage area and a more thorough saturation of the entire tri-state.
Must-see movies this week: MGM’s technicolor spectacular, “Quo Vadis”; “The Diamond Queen” with Fernando Lamas and Arlene Dahl; Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz in “The Long, Long Trail”; Rock Hudson in “Taza, Son of Cochise”.
The Senior Class of Green Local will present the play “Take Three Girls” March 18. The cast includes: Kenneth Herndon, Rosalee Thompson, Grace Bertschy, Dean McCaslin, Charlene Pfalzgraf, Rosemary Craig and Billy Brown.
50 Years Ago - 1964
In the first game of the Marietta District Tournament, Skyvue defeated the Stockport Indians 65-58. The Hawks will advance to the semi-finals where they will tangle with the undefeated Fort Frye Cadets.
Weekend K-V Specials: 16 pc. set Blue Willow dishes, $2.12; Bachelor Girl nylons, seamless, 2 pr. 78¢; plastic lamp, 18 in., 66¢; Tiny Thumbelina doll, $4.96, reg. $10.00.
Mr. and Mrs. Harold P. Haley, Woodsfield, announce the engagement of their daughter Lya Lynn to Carl F. Rousenberg III, son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl F. Rousenberg Jr. of Woodsfield.