50 years (1964)
Present plans call for the opening of the Muskingum River Park at Beverly this week, according to the mayor. The new waterfront park, which has been termed "one of the finest along the Muskingum," was contracted by Shelley and Sands at an estimated $28,000.
75 years (1939)
Beaver & Painter's general store in Beavertown was burglarized earlier this week when merchandise worth approximately $25 was taken. A wire screen was partially torn from a window at the side of the store and a rock hurled through the glass.