25 years (1989)
Sunday's Broughton's Ice Cream Social brought out at least 7,000 people, making it one of the most successful ever. Broughton's president Sam Cook said the people managed to consume around 24,000 dips of ice cream.
50 years (1963)
The Fireman's Festival in Newport proved to a successful celebration. A parade, picnic, band concert, dancing, and fireworks composed the day's festivities for one of the largest crowds to attend a community picnic and make possible a financial gain of approximately $2,000.
75 years (1939)
The Marietta Concrete Corporation expects to have its third plant in operation Monday. The new plant will be located in Scotia, N.Y., and handle the upstate New York territory.