100 years ago - 1908
The Rev. William Lemon of Waukesha died of spinal meningitis at age 57. He was married to a great-granddaughter of Sussex millionaire Richard Weaver, Nellie Topping. He was buried in the Weaver family plot in St. Alban's God's Acre Cemetery.
50 years ago - 1958
Sussex annexed 20 acres of the Bob Stier farm on Maple Avenue south of the Bug Line Railroad tracks from Lisbon.
Lisbon residents Mrs. George DeCaluwe and Walter Palm appeared recently on a TV contest on WISN-TV.
Members of the Sussex Main Street School undefeated eighth-grade boys basketball team are George Clarey, Henry Stillman, Ken Preuss, Bob Ishe, Phil Teetz, Terry Lutz, John Stier, Tom Takaces, Ron Fisher, David Gullickson and Tom Medley.
25 years ago - 1983
The sixth annual VFW State Tiddly Winks Tournament hosted 54 teams.
Former Sussex Village President, Fire Chief and Lions Club charter member Roy Stier died Feb. 21.
The Hamilton Athletic Booster Club produced thousands of pizzas for a fundraiser (chaired by Marine Heliski) to support athletics at Hamilton High.
10 years ago - 1998
The Lisbon Town Board voted 3-1 to keep its police force and not switch to the Waukesha County Sheriff's Department.
Mike Sherman, Tony Graziano and John Plese won Greater Metro Conference wrestling titles for Hamilton High School.
5 years ago - 2003
Janet Curtis was named Sussex Fire Department Firefighter of the Year.
A shoplifter stole lobster, shrimp and steaks from the Sussex Pick 'n Save.
Lester Clarey of Sussex died at 102. He had worked for Mammoth Spring Canning Co. in Sussex for 49 years.