Day: June 23, 2020

Livestock Quotes June 22

CYA Exchange, LLC dba Carrollton Livestock Auction Sale Date: 6/22/2020 Total # of Head Sold: 126 Cattle Feeder Cattle Light Steers & Bulls 250-525# $134.00 to $196.00 Heavy Steers & Bulls 525-900# $89.00 to $135.00 Light Heifers 250-525# $70.00 to $160.00 Heavy Heifers 525-900# $94.00 to $137.00 Cows Bred Cow by the head $670.00 to $930.00 Good Cows $69.00 to $75.00 Medium Cows $53.00 to $65.50 Canner Cutters — to

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Edison board approves $6.4 million in improvements to elementary schools

Additional upgrades are planned in the Edison Local School District after officials approved an estimated $6.4 million bid for its two elementary schools June 5.The school board approved a contract with Grae-Con Construction of Steubenville to improve Stanton and John Gregg Elementary schools with new windows, restrooms and HVAC systems. Superintendent Bill Beattie said the $6,408,000 project is predicated upon the availability of materials.“We’re hoping to start mobilizing and begin

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McLean Racing spans three generations; throttles forward

In the family circle By Leigh Ann RutledgeAssociate EditorCircle track racing is a legacy in a Carrollton family.From a 1955 Buick weighing nearly two tons to a ’71 Chevelle, a Chevy Cavalier and a custom-built modified, the McLean Family has been a staple in racing since the late 1960s.Three generations have participated in circle track racing; Ed, Sr., Eddie, Brady and Connor. Almost everyone in Eddie’s family has competed in

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Classifieds

Help Wanted Atwood Yacht Club seeking Full-Time Bartenders, Line Cooks & Servers. Contact Norma at 330-705-6605St. John’s Villa Hiring for the following positions:Full Time, Night shift 10 p.m. to 8:30 a.m. and 11a.m. to 11p.m. every other weekend. Starts at $10.99. Full time Afternoons 2:30 to 10 p.m. and every other weekend 11 p.m. to 11a.m. Starts at $11.25 per hour Full time qualify for medical and PTO hours after

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Barb Lumley shares farm life experiences, lessons

With compilation of BarbWire columns in new book By Carol McIntireEditorLife on the farm is all Barb Lumley has ever known. Over 80 years, she built a treasure chest of memories she is now sharing with others through a collection of original columns published in a book titled “Black & White and Read All Over”.Born in 1939, Barb was the fifth generation of her family to be raised on the

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Opinion

To the Editor:During World War II, my dad was left in a pile for dead until someone saw him twitch. The Army had to request pictures from his family to rebuild his face, but at least he got to come home. Thousands of others weren’t as lucky. They went through horrible things so you would have the rights and freedoms you have now…and this is what you do with those

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Opinion

To the Editor:After much time and consideration, the decision has been made to keep with the original decision made on June 2 to cancel the 2020 fair. In an effort to support the many junior fair youth, an online and live auction will be held during the week of July 20, with the live auction on July 24. More information will be released on the auction in the near future.Our

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Sherrodsville council considers tax options

By Carol McIntireEditorThe possibility of allowing a 1.9-mill tax levy to expire and asking voters to approve a 2-mill replacement levy in November are under consideration by Sherrodsville Council.During the June 15 meeting, council agreed to investigate the idea after hearing from Fiscal Officer Valerie Gardner.“The 2-mill levy expires in tax year 2020 and generates $870 per year. The 1.9-mill levy generates $1,180 and expires in 2021,” she explained. “If

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Majestic firefighter hoisted into position at Magnolia FD

By Carol McIntireEditorA new firefighter stands ready to protect the Magnolia Volunteer Fire Department station on Harrison St. (SR 183).Well, he’s not the typical firefighter. He’s a stately metal sculpture that commands attention, standing six-feet, six-inches tall and hoisted on a sign high above the ground.The statue, a creation of artist Patrick Buckohr of Canton, was moved into place last week along with a new sign signifying the home of

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Scaled-down Rocket Center plans approved

Groundbreaking expected July 6 By Jacquie HumphreyCCM CorrespondentA new bid package for the proposed Rocket Center was reviewed and approved during the June meeting of the Conotton Valley Board of Education.After approving a project total of $24,172,755 in March, the board agreed at the April meeting to scale down the project, due to financial concerns over a possible reduction in Rover tax funding and the undetermined economical impact of COVID-19.Declaring

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