Day: November 10, 2020

Organic dairy farm named SWCD cooperator of the year

Award announced during virtual annual banquet Misty Valley Farm was named “Cooperator of the Year” by Carroll Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) during the 76th annual meeting held virtually Oct. 22. Misty Valley Farm, located in Washington Twp., is owned and operated by Matthew and Martha Miller, their four children and Matt’s parents, John and Susan.  The family operates an organic grass-based dairy. The family established  the operation in

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Help Wanted St. John’s Villa Hiring for night shift – 10 p.m. to 8:30 a.m. and 11a.m. to 11 p.m. EOW, starting at $10.99 per hour. Earn an extra 50 cents per hour for perfect attendance per pay. After 90 day probation, receive a 25 cent per hour raise for completing Med. Tech.  Certification. With 2 years combined direct service provided to adults with disabilities and the completion of  60

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COVID-19 death toll rises to nine in Carroll County

By Carol McIntire Editor Carroll County General Health District officials reported two additional COVID-19 -related deaths during a report to county commissioners Nov. 5. Director of Nursing Kelly Engelhart said both of the deceased are in the 65-and-over age category. As of the morning of Nov. 9, there were 296 confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in the county and 92 active cases. That is an increase of over 60

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Biographies of CHS students who died in defense of U.S. now available to the public

Carrollton High School graduate Jason Eddy is known for his interest in history, particularly history that involves his community. Eddy, who is now athletic director at his alma mater, utilized his research talents to compile biographies of Carrollton High School students who gave their lives in defense of the United States. That compilation includes soldiers from World War I, Spanish-American War, Operation Enduring Freedom, Vietnam War and World War II.

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Teens receive FFA American Degree via virtual service

Three area high school graduates recently received the FFA American Degree during a virtual ceremony, during what was scheduled to be the National FFA  Convention. Ida Eglie and Autumn Whiteleather are both 2019 honor graduates of Minerva High School and Lynden Ferguson is a 2019 graduate of Carrollton High School. To receive the award, they had to complete seven requirements. 1. Have received the State FFA Degree, have been an

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Lady Lions climb five slots in state placings

By Carol McIntire Editor Minerva climbed five rungs up the ladder in the team standings at the Ohio High School Athletic Association’s state cross country meet Saturday near Columbus. The Lady Lions finished 14th in the Division II girls race in 2019. They placed sixth Saturday at Fortress Obetz, the new site of the state’s top meet, led by a 38th place finish by sophomore Hera Hoffee. “It was really

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Camryn Barker earns All-Ohio honors

Teammate Baker places 108th at state XC meet By Carol McIntire Editor The smile on Camryn Barker’s face following the Division II girls race at the Ohio High School Athletic Association’s state cross country meet Nov. 7 told her story for the day. The Carrollton junior went to Fortesss Obetz, the new site for the state’s top meet, with a goal of placing in the top 50. Not only did

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PPE distribution set in Union Twp.

Union Township trustees plan to distribute personal protective equipment (PPE) kits to township residents Nov. 14 from 9 a.m. until noon at the township hall, located at 4155 Scio Rd. SW, Carrollton. The event is open to all township residents. Kits will be available while supplies last.  Each resident of the township may pick up a PPE kit, and each household  will receive an infrared thermometer, while supplies last.  The PPE kits consist

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Chamber welcomes new director

Carroll County Chamber of Commerce and Convention and Visitors Bureau officials welcomed  Anna Bolanz as the new executive director last week. A Carroll County native, Bolanz brings several years of experience in sales, marketing and management to the position. “This is my dream job,” she said. “I grew up here and my husband, Robert, and I are raising our two children here. I am excited to be part of the

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New local business is ‘Knotty by Nature’

Woodcrafter’s dream comes true with opening of Carrollton store By Leigh Ann Rutledge Associate Editor Each time visitors walk into Knotty by Nature Wood Works LLC, they can expect the scenery to be different. The new business, located at 86 W. Main St., Carrollton, features tantalizing window displays of the wide array of other items available inside. Owner Rebecca Mikesell grew up in Jefferson County and now resides outside Carrollton.

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