Day: October 6, 2020

Warriors recognize coach during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The Carrollton Warriors football team wore pink jerseys during the Oct. 2 game to celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but chose to honor one of their own fighting cancer prior to the contest with Cambridge. The Warriors recognized Coach Josh Beadnell, who was diagnosed with cancer in June 2020, and his family during pre-game festivities. The coach is undergoing treatment for a high-grade glioma (brain cancer).

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Michael A. Taggart, 75

Michael Andrew Taggart, 75, formerly of Scio, passed away, Sept. 30, 2020, at Ashbrook Group Home in Mesa, AZ. Born Dec. 6, 1944, in Harrison County, he was the son of the late Paul E. Taggart and Martha F. Davis Taggart. A Carrollton High School graduate, he moved to Arizona in 1984, and worked for over 15 years at Pimalco in Chandler, AZ. He moved back to Ohio in 2008

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Classifieds

Help Wanted The Carroll County Agricultural Society will be accepting letters of interest for the position of Secretary. If you are interested, please email your letter to: secretary@carrollcountyfairohio.com or to PO Box 263, Carrollton, Ohio 44615.  Letters must be received by Friday, October 16. St. John’s Villa Hiring for the following positions: -Full time afternoon shift 2:30pm to 10:00pm and 11am to 11pm every other weekend. Starts at $11.25. Full

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Shockey sets record, girls team qualifies for district

Carrollton senior Erin Shockey led her team to a qualifying spot in the district golf tournament with a record-setting performance in the sectional tournament Sept. 29 at Carroll Meadows Golf Course. Shockey set a new school record as she fired a 74, which earned her first place in the tournament. Record-setting performances are not new to the 2020 Warrior team. Shockey tied the school record of 36 for the front

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Warrior boys team qualifies, Malvern, Minerva send golfers to district events

Carrollton finished as the runner-up in the East District Division II golf sectional tournament held Sept. 28 at River Greens Golf Course and earned the right to compete at the district event. Garaway won the team title with 317 points, followed closely by Carrollton with 325. Minerva followed in fifth, Sandy Valley seventh and Edison 12th in the 13-team field. The top four teams and four individuals not on a

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Sign-ups for Community Christmas set in October

The Community Christmas Program will accept applications for the program this year on the following dates: Oct. 19 and 23 from 1-3 p.m. and Oct. 21 and 27 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Signups will be at the Senior Friendship Center at 100 Kensington Rd. NE, Carrollton. Due to COVID-19, signing up will be done as a drive thru event. Upon arrival, applications will be completed in each person’s vehicle and collected.

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Amsterdam library falls victim to modern technology

By Eric Lowe CCM Contributor   The Amsterdam library was one of the few places anyone could go to experience a quiet respite for reading or personal study without the expectation of having to buy something. Village residents have always had a positive association with the library, whether or not they engaged with it regularly. From the time the library opened in 1990, volunteers entertained kids of all ages through

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Competitors from near and far travel to Atwood Lake for 70th annual Harvest Moon Regatta

 By Leigh Ann Rutledge Associate Editor The day was partially sunny, warm but not too hot, with good wind Sept. 12 during the 70th annual Harvest Moon Regatta at Atwood Lake. A total of 42 MC Scow, Thistle and Cruiser sailboats filled the lake area during the competition. Pontoon boats cruised around the outside of the race course watching the activities. Race Committee (RC) Chairman Bill Singhaus set a

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Motorcyclist dies in SR 9 crash

The New Philadelphia Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a multi-vehicle crash that claimed the life of a Carroll County man. According to Sgt. Gary Wolfe, the crash occurred Saturday, Oct. 3, at 4:10 p.m. on SR 9 south of Arbor Rd. Brian Starkey, 42, of Carrollton was pronounced dead at the scene. Wolfe said Starkey, who was driving a 2005 Harley Davidson motorcycle, was northbound on

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