25 years ago:On Monday, March 19, a contingent of 21...


March 22, 1998|By Compiled from the archives of the Historical Society of Carroll County.

25 years ago:

On Monday, March 19, a contingent of 21 persons, including Mayor Richard Stultz and family, former Mayor and Mrs. Edward Williar, Councilman Richard Grinder and Elwood Myers, VFW Commander Thomas Engle and Robert Myers of Mitchell Transport, accompanied the family of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Drabic of Lightner St. to McGuire Air Force Base in New Jersey to welcome home their son, former prisoner of war Sgt. Peter (Eddie) Drabic. -- Carroll Record, March 22, 1973.

50 years ago:

The celebration of the 111th anniversary of the opening of the Carroll County Court will be held in the court room on Saturday evening, April 3, at 8. Francis Neal Parke, former chief judge and member of the Court of Appeals of Maryland, will deliver the address of the evening. -- Democratic Advocate, March 26, 1948.

75 years ago:

A few weeks ago, the school board had up the question of a high school for the southern part of Carroll County. The people at Sykesville wanted it, and the people of the rest of the territory affected being from Winfield to North Branch wanted it at Eldersburg, which is the geographical center of the territory. The school board decided to build at Sykesville. -- Democratic Advocate, March 23, 1923.

100 years ago:

On September 8, 1895, F. Sherwood Jordan was put off of a train of the Western Maryland Railroad at Owings Mills, and has now obtained a verdict in the Superior Court of Baltimore for $2,000 in damages in the matter. He testified that he bought a ticket from Westminster to Baltimore, which was taken up before he reached Owings Mills, and, of course, could not produce it, when demanded by the conductor, and was ejected from the train. -- American Sentinel, March 26, 1898.

Pub Date: 3/22/98

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