Warren County emergency policemen are pictured here preparing gifts for needy children who would otherwise be left out at Christmas. From left, at the rear of Jack Well’s used furniture store at Mason, are Capt. Ernie Clark, commander and Warren County deputy sheriff; Mr. Wells (in civilian clothing), a member of the emergency police department; Charles Shiflett, Dennis Roberts and Howard Terry.
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From the Archives: William Stokes, regional service manager, left, is congratulating 1st place winners, Vocational Arts Division, in the Plymouth Trouble shooting contest (an automotive contest sponsored by Chrysler-Plymouth):, Larry Crain; Thad Powell, Instructor, and Dennis Brunk of William Mason High School, Mason, Ohio. The contest was held at Princeton High School. Winners will be flown to Detroit with their instructor to represent Ohio in the National Trouble Shooting Contest June 23. Dated May 28, 1967.
The United Fine Arts Guild of Mason, Ohio, held a day-long program at William Mason High School Feb. 11, 1968 to display works by students in the art and industrial art classes at the school. Shown admiring prints made from a crayon-crinoline master copy are Mrs. Edward C. McGrath and her children, Theresa, Tim and Mark, right. The exhibit was the first one held at the school. Art was added to the curriculum in September 1967. File photo
We love history, and we learned many of you do, too. Check out this photo from The Enquirer’s archives, dated Nov. 6, 1971,
From the archives: Bev Williams holds the award the Comettes won at Ohio State Fair this summer (1971). Karen Nordstrom, Judy Meister and Sue Lanham. Karen and Judy are co-captains. Co-directors of the team are James Rauch and Mrs. Judi Schott. The uniforms are green and white.
We love history, and we learned many of you do, too. Check out this photo from The Enquirer’s archives, dated March 11, 1978.
PICKETS VOW LONG SIEGE Mrs. Sandy Nimersheim, 4123 Calumet Cir., Mason, right, led by a dozen homeowners picketing in front of Mason City Hall Friday. The group was protesting actions by the city administration. Mrs. Nimersheim said she was upset over an “unnecessary delay” in issuing a building permit to renovate her basement into a family room. She was joined on the picket line by her three children, Tammy, five; Lela, nine, and Jerry, seven. Also on the line were other Mason residents who said they were “sick and tired” of treatment they have received from the city manager. They vowed to picket all day Monday and attend council’s regular meeting Monday night. Saturday, March 11, 1978.
We love history, and we learned many of you do, too. Check out this photo from The Enquirer’s archives, dated May 2, 1975.
It was supposed to be a learning experience, but these students from Mason Central School couldn’t stand the drudgery on a recent field trip and broke to play some games. “Red Rover” and “Pile-on” were the favorites, although the unfortunates on the bottom of the pile weren’t too keen on the sport.
We love history, and we learned many of you do, too. Check out this photo from The Enquirer’s archives, dated Dec. 2, 1966.
Students and teachers at Mason schools this week prepared a cargo of gift Christmas packages for mailing to servicemen stationed in Vietnam. Mason High School Student Council adopted the project as part of efforts of an organization called SUPPORT, Dallas, Tex., to support American troops in the combat zone.
Judy Bennett, fifth grade teacher, and Rosemary Dawson, second grade teacher, seal and label packages during the final mailing at Mason Post Office. Included in the parcels were such items as canned nuts, powdered drinks, cookies, fruit juices, writing supplies, pens, puzzles, games, chewing gum, toilet articles, magazines, paperback books and other items.
From the Archives: Today the Comettes are sponsoring a drill team and majorette competition at mason High. Five of the girls who will welcome visitors raise their pompons here. From left, they are Susan Monk, Jackie O’Bryant, Kathy Apking, Debbie Paskert and Barb Griffin. Ten drill teams and six majorette groups will take part in the contest. Nov. 6, 1971.
From the archives: Junior class of Mason High School will repeat “Rebel Without a Cause” at 8 p.m. today in the central auditorium. Tom Peters, Janie Toshie and Jim Spaeth have leading roles. Dated April 3, 1965
Note: Jim Spaeth is now the Warren County Clerk of Courts. He has this to say about this photo: “WOW! I remember that photo! Haven’t seen it forever. Rebel, indeed! We had a lot of fun with that play.”
From the archives: Keystone Kops are on the prowl rounding up suspects for stockade and Kangaroo Court in promotion of Mason’s sesquicentennial celebration, Sept. 1-6 (1965).
With Skip Stringer at the wheel of the paddy wagon and Dick Lehman riding shotgun, Mason’s “finest” include Max Calvert, Tom Muennich, Bill Boop, Bob Stone, Ralph Smith, James Baysore, Glen Knight and Art Hill. They’re seeking out residents who have violated an “ordinance” to grow whiskers. The young hitchhiker wasn’t identified.
Enquirer run date: Aug. 25, 1965.