100 Years Ago (1918)

The grand total reported for the Fourth Liberty Loan for the Alliance district was $2,000,870, well over the quota of $1,727,550. Meanwhile in Sebring and Smith Township, the total was reported to be $206,000, well above the quota of $143,500, with the campaign still ongoing

The members of Phi Kappa Tau fraternity had given up their house as most of them had been inducted into the Student Army Training Corps. One room was to remain open as a club room.

Over 100 cases of influenza were being reported in Sebring, but most were mild.

Betty, a Boston terrier owned by Wade Dobbs, of Sebring, captured the prize at the eighth Boston terrier specialty show in Buffalo, New York.

Leo Miller, 21, the first soldier from Atwater to die in service as far as anyone knew, died at Camp Sherman following a two-week illness.

75 Years Ago (1943)

The Morgan Engineering Co. received its third Army-Navy "E" award.

50 Years Ago (1968)

The Alliance Police Department was brought up to full strength with the swearing in of a quartet of third-grade patrolmen, including James F. Flack, 29, of North Canton; Phillip D. Cameron, 23, of Sebring; Ronald K. Sheets, 28, of Sebring; and Charles W. Farringtron II, 23, of Alliance.