Day: April 22, 2020

First COVID-19 death reported in Carroll County

The Carroll County General Health District officials confirmed the first death of a hospitalized patient who tested positive for COVID-19 in Carroll County. The patient was an 87-year-old resident of a long-term care facility located in the county. “We are deeply saddened by this loss in our community, our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of this individual” said County Health Commissioner Wendy Gotschall. All local health

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Patricia Hornberger, 90

Patricia Jane Hornberger passed away at the age of 90 on April 19, 2020. Born in Canal Fulton, Ohio on April 12, 1930, to Esther and Ralph Hardgrove, she would soon become the big sister to Pauline (Kropff) and Marvin Hardgrove. Pat relished being the big sister for all of her life.  At Capital University Pat majored in elementary education and went on to teach children in Jackson Local and

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Pair of Warriors headed to Mt. Union

By Carol McIntire, Editor Two Carrollton High School seniors plan to continue their athletic careers at the University of Mt. Union this fall. Wrestler Alex Carrothers and basketball player Adam Chaney both made announcements recently they signed with the University. Carrothers compiled a 109-32 record during his career at CHS which leaves him tied for 13th in all-time wins. He recorded 53 pins and 176 takedowns. He was a first

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Could a sex offender be living in your neighborhood?

Since 2001, April has been recognized as National Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM).The National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) theme is “I Ask.” The campaign highlights how to practice safe consent online and in everyday life. Sexual assault affects both adults and children across the United States.In Carroll County, Sheriff Dale Williams’ detective bureau investigated 22 cases involving sexual assault and abuse.“The majority of those involved children,” Sheriff Williams noted,

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