100 years ago 1908
A solar eclipse occurred June 28. The entire United States was able to see the suns half-eclipse.
Eight-year-old Clarence Beetker of Lisbon died at home. He was survived by his parents, a brother and four sisters.
50 years ago 1958
Home heating oil cost 16.7 cents a gallon.
Mr. and Mrs. Philip Haerle from the Sussex Shoe Repair shop celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.
The Rev. James Allen Sparks was named the new pastor of Lisbon Presbyterian Church.
Sussex Main Street School scheduled a summer playground program for village children ages 5 to 13.
25 years ago 1983
Optometrist Chris Winter marked his fourth year in Sussex.
Our Villa (now Sussex Inn) advertised a $3.40 smelt fry and a $4.95 Friday fish fry.
The Lisbon Town Board started looking into establishing a joint library with Sussex.
10 years ago 1998
Templeton Middle School broke ground for a large addition and renovation.
The school also graduated 255 students that year.
Thelma Halquist Etzel Weber, 83, died. She was the mother of two daughters and six sons.
The Ed Fleisner Sodbusters softball team of the Sussex Softball Association scored 75 runs in two games, winning 36-4 and 39-1.
5 years ago 2003
Lisbon acquired a new Pierce first-response fire engine.
Local police departments investigated a rash of smashed mailboxes in Sussex and Lisbon.
Lannon Girl Scout Troop 940 planted a tree in Armory Park.