100 years ago - 1909
Dr. W. B. Campbell, doctor to many Lisbon and Sussex patients, supported the re-election of M.S. Griswold as county judge.
The judge's son, attorney W. S. Griswold, was in Sussex and Lannon campaigning for him.
50 years ago - 1959
Sussex was hit by a Scarlatina (Scarlet Fever) epidemic, making it hard for schools to hold classes.
Veteran County Supervisor Charles Busse was re-elected to the Sussex seat on the County Board.
25 years ago - 1984
Five "spec" buildings were scheduled to go up in the Sussex Industrial Park.
Quad/Graphics planned a major addition to its Sussex plant.
The Sussex Village Board voted 5-2 to buy the abandoned Main Street School and adjacent park land for $220,000 with a loan that carried no interest the first three years. Trustees John Bauer and Sal Maglio voted no.
10 years ago - 1999
Upscale senior apartments were planned for the Harvey Wegner farm development on Maple Avenue south of Clover Drive.
The Village Board also considered establishing a large senior citizen center there.
5 years ago - 2004
The Kids Come First Day Care Center began looking for a new location after losing their old facility in the Redeemer United Church of Christ building on Town Line Road in Lisbon after it burned to the ground.
Lisbon's Police Chief was Patrick Clarey.
Joe Dundon was second-team All-Conference for the Hamilton boys' basketball team.