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Published: May 25, 2017 12:00 AM

2007

Minerva Middle School students Corey Allen, Pace Walter, Justin Cox, Corey Schaffner, Ray Olander, Andrew Cox and Brendan Payne discovered and assisted Donald Rue who had collapsed on railroad tracks. Rue was on the tracks for two and a half hours. Corey Allen discovered Rue on his way home from school and soon the others arrived and shielded Rue with their jackets from the 80 degree heat. Allen called 911 and first respondors and police arrived to help.

Kasee Burwell was named Student of the Year at the Malvern Homecoming, while Chuck Crawford was honored as citizen of the year. Burwell is attending Kent State Tuscarawas University to major in nursing. She received a $300 scholarship from the Malvern Fire Department as Student of the Year. Crawford has served Malvern for many decades. He and his family have been active in the community since his return from duty in the U.S. Navy.

1997

Letitia Myers' advanced reading class invited Chuck Gross, a Hazen Junior High Industrial Arts and Computer teacher, who served in the U.S. Ary and was in Vietnam in 1969, to share some of his life experiences. Gross is a recipient of a purple heart as a result of serving in Vietnam. His rank was sergeant and he drove a tank.

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Katie Spehar received the Most Track and Field Points Award as the girls thinclad held their season ending sports banquet May 19. Spehar collected $110.75 points to lead the team. She also received the Most Distance Points Award and was a double winner at the IVC meet.

1987

In a continuing effort to educate students of the danger of drinking and driving, Students Against Drunk Driving at Minerva High School held an assembly at the school. Speaker was Mrs. Janey Davis of Louisville, the mother of a son who is now quadriplegic as a result of an alcohol related accident. She is also a member of Mothers Against Drunk Driving.

Wednesday June 3, 1987 has been proclaimed "Clarence Laubacher Day" in the village of Malvern by Mayor Dale Lewis. The mayor made the declaration at the request of the Community Club of Malvern. Laubaucher will serve as the Parade Marshall for the Homecoming Parade which the Community Club is sponsoring.

1977

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Alston Phillips was named President of Countil in s regular meeting held Tuesday night in City Hall. He replaces Walter Miller who became Mayor of the village at the death of the late Mayor Wayne Ellis May 10.

Brian Burwell was named Malvern Cheerleader's Sweetheart for the second time in his high school career when results of the contest were announced in a program held Wednesday at the school. The results of the popular vote of the student body, measured by the amount of money each student candidate collected, netted $38.27 for the cheerleaders.

1967

Proclaiming the 27th day of May, 1967 as Poppy Day in rememberance of our fighting men in all the wars. Mayor William Simms proclaimed Poppy day in Minerva. "Miss Poppy Girl" Nikki Richarson was presented by the mayor. Asa Elliot was president of American Legion Auxiliarty who sponsored it.

Connie Carson, Lora Crabtree, Debbie Lipscomb, Joyce Brown, Carol Giovanelli, Becky Macinkowey, Columbia Gas Home Economist Betty Newton, Sharee Bush, Mary Kay Scuro, Susan Hamrick, Lori Hoopes, Connie McGeehen, Michele McDermott and Mrs. Lester W. Richardson, leader of Junior Troop 730 worked toward cooking merit badges. Parents of the Girl Scouts were guests.

1957

Saturday, May 25 will be observed as Poppy Day. Saturday before Decoration Day is observed as Poppy Day throughout the nation. Members of the American Legion Auxiliary are sponsoring the project in Minerva. Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts will call at your home and Auxiliary members will greet you on the street Saturday. Money secured from the sale of poppies is kept in a special fund and used only for the rehabilitation of veterans and their children.

Frank "Jersey" Tarbet was re-elected president of the Minerva Sportsmen's CLub at the May meeting ot the club held Tuesday evening. Other officers named were Cy Gault, vice president; and trustees Robert Farber, Dave Yingst and Joe Williams. Oscar R. Brock was re-elected secretary-treasurer.

1947

Minerva's two funeral directors will join the 36 Stark county funeral firms in furnishing complete facilities and services without charge to families of Gold Star heroes, who are to be returned from overseas cemeteries for burials. Minerva firms participating are Rutledge-Jackson Funeral Home, 205 W. Lincoln Way and Dillon-McCreery Funeral Home at 206 E. Lincoln Way.

Harry Yeagley,, son of Mrs. Hazel Yeagley is completing his first semester at Mt. Union College. He plays the flute and picolo in the college band. He appeared with the band when they gave their concert.


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