Day: October 13, 2020

Wilma L. (Sell) Shafer, 89

Wilma Lois (Sell) Shafer, 89, of Carrollton passed away Monday evening, Oct. 12, 2020, at Carroll Golden Age Retreat in Carrollton. Born May 13, 1931, in Minerva, she was a daughter of the late John Chalmer and Icie Lowella Borland Sell. Wilma was a 1950 graduate of Augusta High School, during which time she worked Isaly’s. It was while working at Isaly’s that she met Willard Shafer, whom she would

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Ruritans donate dictionaries

Carrollton and Dellroy Ruritans presented dictionaries to third grade students at Carrollton Elementary School Oct. 6. Since the 2004-2005 school year, the Ruritans have sponsored and distributed nearly 2,600 dictionaries through The Dictionary Project. A certificate presented to the Ruritans noted, “Your support makes it possible for students in Carrollton and Dellroy to receive a dictionary for their own personal use that they will be able to use for a

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Classifieds

HELP WANTED St. John’s Villa Hiring for the following positions: -Full time afternoon shift 2:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. and 11a.m. to 11p.m. every other weekend. Starts at $11.25. Full time, day thru the week with afternoon hours on E.O. weekend Part time Afternoons 2:30 to 10 p.m. and every other weekend 11 p.m. to 11a.m. Starts at $11.25 per hour. Part time child day care, starts at $10 per

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Baker, Bright chosen as students of month

Jacob Baker and Cailyn Bright were named Senior Students of the Month for September at Carrollton High School.Baker is the son of Brent and Shannon Baker of Carrollton. He has two brothers and two sisters, Madilynn, 15, a sophomore; Juliana, 7, 2nd grade; Clayton, 5, preschool; and Lane, 2.At CHS, he is vice president of the senior class and a member of the National Honor Society and Youth2Youth. He is

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‘Never give up’ motto leads Kempf to world records

By Leigh Ann Rutledge Associate Editor Dustin Kempf can explain why you should never give up in two words – “world record.” Kempf of Carrollton set a world record in squat and total at the 2020 River City Fall Throwdown Oct. 3 in Dayton, KY. The last meet he participated in he failed out in all the categories. Kempf set the world record in squat lifting 520 lbs. He also

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MOVING ON

Warriors blank Bexley 48-0, advance in OHSAA playoffs By Carol McIntire Editor The last time Carrollton played an Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) football playoff game, Defensive Coordinator Storm Hill was a member of the team. That was 2004. The Warriors lost to the Lake Blue Streaks in the first round. Saturday night, on their home field, the Warriors erased that mark when they shut out the Bexley Lions 48-0

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HISTORY MAKERS!

Warrior linkers qualify for Div. II state tournament; first time in school history By Carol McIntire Editor For the first time in school history, the Carrollton boys golf team is headed to the state tournament. The Warriors qualified by placing second at the Division II East District district tournament Oct. 5 at Eagle Sticks Golf Course at Zanesville on a cool fall morning. “It was a pretty cold start to

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Navy veteran, journalist, veterans’ advocate inducted into Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame

A Carroll County resident was inducted into the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame Sept. 23 in a ceremony at the VFW Post in Solon, Cuyahoga County. Navy veteran Dave Lange of Malvern was one of 20 selected for induction out of 136 nominees. The 2020 inductees joined 895 Ohio veterans inducted since 1992, representing all eras, branches of service and walks of life. Pick up a copy of the Oct.

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Seeking coats, hats, gloves for kids

The annual Carroll County Coats for Kids campaign is underway. Tom Turnipseed, who is in his 11th year as program coordinator, noted the program is short on coats and monetary donations to purchase coats. His goal to keep one case (six coats) of each size on hand at all times. This year as the weather turns cooler, he does not have the inventory. With the funds available, he plans to

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County Regional Planning seeking citizen members

The Carroll County Regional Planning Commission is accepting applications for citizen members. Commission Director Tom Konst noted four seats are open; each is a three-year term and there is no remuneration involved. The Regional Planning Commission meets quarterly on the third Tuesday of January, May, August, and November at 6 p.m. in the village of Carrollton Municipal Building. Special meetings may be called if the need arises. Elections will be

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Teams advance in football playoffs

Several area football teams will see action this weekedn in the second round of the Ohio High School Athletic Association football playoffs. In Division VII, Region 27, Conotton Valley travels to No. 5 Newark Catholic, Friday, Oct. 16, for a 7 p.m. game. The Rockets advanced when Portsmouth Notre Dame opted not to travel to Conotton Valley for the first-round game Oct. 9. No. 5 Malvern hosts Greenwich South Central

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Preliminary hearings set Oct. 15

By Carol McIntire and Eric Lowe Four men are facing sex-related charges in connection with a sting operation conducted in the Amsterdam area last week. According to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department, Raymond (Paul) Bright, 63, of Amsterdam; Kyle Vinka, 30, of Bergholz; and Jason Clutter, 36, of Minerva, are all being held in the county jail on charges of importuning, a fifth-degree felony. Bright and Clutter are being held

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