Untitled (Kenneth Teagarden)

An electronic exhibit of store window modernization will be held at the Chamber of Commerce auditorium Monday and Tuesday.  The exhibit, designed to show the impact of good lighting on store fronts and window displays, is being arranged by Jim Gahris and Kenneth Teagarden of the Ohio Power Co. 

Source: Zanesville Signal, April 1, 1955.

Ohio Power Announces Promotions

Promotions and transfers of three men at Zanesville were announced today by Robert W. Painter, Ohio Power Co. division manager here.

William F. Murphy, formerly of Canton, was transferred to Zanesville as a commercial rep representative commercial [sic]. Robert G. Johnson was switched from the residential department to the commercial department as a sales representative, and K.H. Teagarden was promoted to electric heating inspector.

Murphy, born in Columbus, is a 1952 graduate of Zanesville High School and a 1957 graduate of Muskingum College, holding a bachelor’s degree in business administration. He joined Ohio Power in 1957as a sales representative in Canton.

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Asa Herbert Brown

Asa Herbert Brown, 85, of Crooksville died at 10 a.m. Wednesday at his home following a long illness. Mr. Brown was a retired employee of the old Crooksville China Co., where he had worked for 48 years. He was a member of New Hope United Methodist Church in Crooksville. Born Nov. 25, 1896, near Crooksville, he was a son of Felton and Sarah Search Brown. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Rita Baylor and Mrs. Dorothy Teagarden, both of Crooksville; three sons, Dean and Asa Jr. both of Crooksville and Charles Brown of 808 Luck Avenue; 19 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. His wife, Faye died in 1968. Three sons and one daughter also preceded him in death. Friends may call after 7 p.m. today in the Fred L. Cannon and Sons Funeral Home in Crooksville. Service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home. Rev. William Alvey will officiate, and burial will be in Crooksville Cemetery.

Source:  Zanesville Times-Recorder, August 31, 1972.

Melford C. Brown

Melford C. Brown, 25, brother of two Zanesville residents, died Saturday morning in Grant hospital, Columbus, of injuries sustained at 9:45 o’clock Friday night in a head-on automobile crash on State Route 669, four miles east of Somerset. Injured in the crash were Terrence Hutchins, 19, also of Crooksville, a passenger in the car driven by Brown, and John Richard Humphrey, 26, of Somerset, operator of the other auto. According to the highway patrol, the crash occurred when Brown pulled into the left to avoid ploughing into the rear of a slow-moving vehicle. Brown sustained a fractured skull, fractures of both legs and internal injuries. Hutchins suffered lacerations on the face, arms and legs and Humphrey received a fractured left arm and lacerations on the face and body. All were taken to Good Samaritan Hospital. Later Brown was removed to Columbus. Hutchins and Humphrey are reported in fair condition. Humphrey was taken to the hospital in the Somerset emergency car while Brown and Hutchins were brought here in a Chute ambulance. The highway patrol reported that it is continuing its investigation. Brown, an employee of the Owens-Corning Fiberglass Corp. plant at Newark, was on his way to work when the crash occurred. A native of Crooksville, he was a son of Asa and Faye Brown, with whom he made his home. He was a member of the Fairview United Brethren Church. Surviving in addition to his parents are four brothers, Charles Brown of 808 Luck avenue, Dean of Crooksville, Marvin of Newark and Asa, Jr. of the home, and three sisters, Mrs. Donald Lawrence and Mrs. Ernest Chesser of Newark and Mrs. K.H. Teagarden of 852 Adair avenue. The body was removed to the Fred L. Cannon funeral home where friends may call. Services will be held at 2:30 o’clock this afternoon with Rev. Theodore Ludwig officiating. Burial will be in Crooksville.

Source: Zanesville Times Recorder, July 15, 1957.