Day: May 4, 2021

Domestic incident leads to fatal shooting

Bond set at $1 million for Audrey Jean Branch in shooting death of Matthew Mott By Carol McIntire, Editor A Mechanicstown man is dead and his girlfriend is in the Carroll County Jail, charged with his murder. Bond was set at $1 million cash for Audrey Jean Branch (who is also known as Audrey Cole), 34, of 6344 Arbor Rd. NE, Mechanicstown, during a video hearing this afternoon before Judge

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Livestock Quotes May 3, 2021

CYA Exchange, LLC Sale Date: 5/3/2021 Total # of Head Sold: 260 Cattle Feeder Cattle Light Steers & Bulls 250-525# $135.00 to $150.00 Heavy Steers & Bulls 525-900# $76.00 to $136.00 Light Heifers 250-525# $101.00 to $140.00 Heavy Heifers 525-900# $56.00 to $1,369.00 Dairy Steers & Bulls 250-900# — to $77.00 Cows Bred Cow by the head $700.00 to $930.00 Cow/Calf Pairs by the pair $1,075.00 to $1,385.00 Good Cows

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Amy Rutledge presented OAC Champion Award

Ohio’s Appalachia Country (OAC) presented Amy Rutledge, former Carroll County Convention and Visitors Bureau executive director, the 2020 OAC Champion Award April 14 during the quarterly meeting. The award was presented in appreciation of Rutledge’s extraordinary efforts, and significant and long-term contribution to the organization as well as the travel and tourism industry in Appalachia Ohio. She will now be recognized as an OAC Honorary Member. Honorary membership is offered

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Help Wanted St. John’s Villa Full time direct care positions on afternoon shift starting at $11.25 per hour. Full time night shift starting at $10.99 per hour,  bonus for perfect attendance each 2-week pay period. Full time positions qualify for medical, dental, vision & life ins. and personal time after 90 days and 2 weeks vacation after 1 year of full time employment. Summer help in maintenance dept. with experience

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Lady Rockets win OVAC title

The Lady Rockets won the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference (OVAC) championship May 1 shutting out the number one seed Weirton Madonna 11-0. Conotton scored four in the first inning with three of those from a triple by Delaney Peters. The Lady Rockets put up 11 hits in the contest to shut out Madonna. Masyn Baker had a big game for the Rockets with two home runs, one of which came

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French connection sparks love story that spans 70 years

John, Jeanine Moody say becoming Christians changed their lives By Carol McIntire Editor When a young soldier, who took a year of French in college, met a young French woman in 1950, it sparked a love story that has spanned 70 years. The young soldier, John Moody of Carrollton, and the young French woman, Jeanine Dulac of Chambersburg, PA., met when both attended an event at the officers’ club of

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Homestead Rendezvous planned in Bergholz

The Homestead Rendezvous, a homesteading, small farm and agricultural field day, is being held May 15 on the Bergholz Firehall grounds in Bergholz from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. The field day is geared to small land owners and those interested in becoming more self-sufficient and supporting the local economy. Agricultural businesses, homesteaders and small farmers will be on-site to sell their products, promote their businesses and meet customers. A

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Fatal shooting under investigation

Carroll County Sheriff Dale R. Williams confirmed a fatal shooting occurred last night in the Mechanicstown area. The Bureau of Criminal Investigations (BCI) is leading the investigation. Williams said no other details are being released due to notification of family members. Follow the Messenger for updates as they become available.

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