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2020 Carroll County Fair cancelled

The 2020 Carroll County Fair became a victim of COVID-19 this evening when members of the Ag Society voted 8-5 to cancel the 2020 County Fair and hold a virtual livestock auction during a special meeting. Details for the sale will be worked out by a committee. The sale will include still projects and large and small animals. The sale committee will meet with the junior fair sale committee to develop a plan to be presented at the June 16 regular meeting.

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New traditions aren’t always a bad thing

Opinion By Leigh Ann RutledgeAs I drove around Public Square at 10:45 a.m. Saturday, May 23, I was amazed at the vast number of people gathered for the Carrollton High School Senior Class Parade.Chairs were sitting on the sidewalk in

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Schaar, Arbogast named CHS Most Outstanding Seniors

Adam Arbogast and Emily Schaar were named 2020 Carrollton High School (CHS) Most Outstanding Seniors.The students were recognized during a virtual ceremony and presented awards when they picked up diplomas at the individual graduation ceremony. Winners were selected from the

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Motion filed to move Little trial

Attorney William Whitacre filed a motion for a change of venue in the trial of Matthew H. Little, citing pre-trial publicity as the basis for the request.The motion was filed May 22, the last day the defense was permitted to

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County joins 2nd Amendment movement

By Carol McIntireEditorCarroll County is now a 2nd Amendment Preservation County.The action came June 1 after county commissioners received petitions May 28 containing the signatures of 789 county residents asking them to send a clear message to the Ohio Legislature

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