New Vienna related news as reported in the Press Gazette (Hillsboro, Ohio) from September 1942 and 1952.
Sept. 4, 1942 - Obituary for Isabel Jane Barr Southerland, 87 died at her home in New Vienna, following an illness of three months. Surviving are three sons and four daughters, Charles S. Southerland of Norwood, Elmer, Glenn (NVHS'17) and Mrs. James H. (Myrtle) Achor of New Vienna; Mrs. Charles (Bertha) I. Smith, of Greenfield; Mrs. H. A. (Cecil NVHS '10) Clark, of Northside, and Mrs. Walter S. (Ida Pauline NVHS '17) Simkins of Queen City; a brother, Samuel A. Barr and a sister, Mrs. Ida Barr Stout, both of Greenfield.
Sept. 18, 1942 - Obituary for Cary E. Deck [NVHS 1894], 67, former mayor of New Vienna, who died Sept. 15 at the home of his daughter, Mrs. H. N. Danner [Ina May NVHS'23] in Mariemont. He resided in New Vienna most of his life until 1930. He is survived by his widow and three daughters, Mrs. Danner, Mrs. Delbert Lacy [Vivian NVHS'21] and Miss Dora Deck [Dorothy? NVHS '27], Cincinnati. Mr. Deck was mayor of New Vienna 1922-1926.
Sept. 2, 1952 - New Vienna Packing Company was issued a six-month permit granting waste and sewage discharge by the Ohio Water Pollution Control Board.
Sept. 5, 1952 - 2.5 acres and new home near New Vienna, 6 room house unfinished. Asking $6500.
Sept. 9, 1952 - Sheep Competition at Highland County Fair - Donald Bernard [NVHS'38] first in Southdowns Aged ram, First in Yearling ram, Second in Ram lamb, First in Aged ewe and Yearling ewe, First in Ewe lamb and first in Best Pen. Robert Bernard [NVHS'34], also of New Vienna, came in second in many of the same categories.
Sept. 12, 1952 - Marriage License for David Blackburn [NVHS'49] and Esther Groom.
Sept. 12, 1952 - Martha Dunlap of Hillsboro, will offer tap dancing classes in New Vienna.
Sept. 16, 1952 - Duplex in New Vienna on State Highway for sale, 5 rooms on one side, six rooms on the other, each renting for $70/month. Very low priced at only $5500.
Sept. 16, 1952 - Pvt. Hugh W. Heizer [NVHS'50] goes to Camp Rucker in Alabama for basic training. He is the son of Mrs. Wendell Trenary of New Vienna.
Sept. 19, 1952 - W.T. Creamer, Wilmington, part owner and operator of the New Vienna Packing Co., said that their pack was larger than last year's in spite of the drought damage to early corn. The New Vienna plant closed Sept. 15.
Sept. 26, 1952 - The Rhoads family has a reunion at the Snow Hill roadside park, near New Vienna.