Day: November 9, 2021

Buckeye students assist with preparations for arrival of Vietnam Traveling Wall

Members of the Buckeye Career Center Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning, & Refrigeration program put their hands and backs to work today in preparation for the arrival of a traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall. The New Philadelphia VFW Post 1445 is the host location of the AVTT traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall, which will be on display Thursday, Nov. 11 (Veterans Day) through the weekend. Prior to the wall’s arrival, 22 HVAC-R students

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Robert L. Warner, Jr., 69

Robert Lawrence Warner Jr., 69, of Dellroy, passed away Monday, Nov. 8, 2021, at Cleveland Clinic.   Born June 17, 1952, in Massillon, he was a son to the late Robert L. Sr. and Eleanor (Ramsire) Warner.    Robert worked for the government as a draftsman.  After he retired, he worked for Carrollton Autozone. Robert is survived by his wife, Janice Warner of Dellroy; a daughter, Debra (David) Schneider of Dellroy; a son,

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The news you want…from the people you know.

The Nov. 10 issue of The Carroll County Messenger salutes US veterans in recognition of Veterans Day 2021. Celebrate the Lady Lions cross country state championship, see what is up with the county Commerce Park, grand jury indictments and more.

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Alan Jones shares story of fiery USS Forrestal experience

By Leigh Ann Rutledge Associate Editor According to an official U.S. Navy website, history.Navy.mil, “within five seconds of the accidental firing of a Zuni 5-inch rocket which slammed into an A-4E Skyhawk (fighter jet) and caught fire Skyhawks on either side of the wounded aircraft were rapidly engulfed by fire.” This was the beginning of a horrific tragedy July 29, 1967, on the USS Forrestal, a Navy aircraft carrier stationed

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Grand jury indictments

A Canton man who fled law enforcement after a high-speed chase Oct. 28 in Carroll County was one of 11 indictments handed down by a Carroll County grand jury Nov. 3. Kaleb Scott Armstrong was indicted for Failure to Comply With the Signal of a Police Officer, a third-degree felony, and remains at large.  Carroll County Prosecuting Attorney Steven D. Barnett said Armstrong fled from a sheriff deputy who attempted

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GOP plans candidate forum

The Carroll County Republican Central and Executive Committee is planning a 2022 candidate forum and town hall meeting Nov. 11 in Good Shepherd Hall at Malvern. A meet and greet is scheduled for 5 p.m. followed by the candidate event at 6 p.m. The following candidates (subject to change) or their representative are scheduled to attend:  Congress: Bill Johnson. Governor: Mike DeWine, Jim Renacci and Joe Blystone. Senate: Mike Gibbons, Josh

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STATE CHAMPIONS!

Lady Lions bring home Division II trophy The Minerva girls cross country team won the first Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) state championship in school history Nov. 6 at Fortress Obetz. The girls won the Division II title by defeating Granville by three points, 136-139. Adding to the excitement was Connor Shingleton, who placed third in the Division II boys race. “To bring the first team OHSAA state championship home

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Buckeye Career Center plans sophomore visits, fall open house

Over 1,000 sophomores from Tuscarawas, Carroll, and Holmes counties will explore careers and programs at Buckeye Career Center (BCC) Nov. 15-17.  The Sophomore Career Exploration Days allow high school sophomores to tour Buckeye Career Center and visit five of over 30 high school programs offered for their final two years of high school.  Buckeye Career Center public relations coordinator Shyanne Carroll explains the program is a continuation of prior experiences

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Seeking holiday event listings

Planning a holiday activity, gathering or concert? Email The Messenger at ccmessengernews@ gmail.com to get listed in our holiday events section. For questions, call 330-476-6343.

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Around the county…

November – Mondays – Lunch 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. by donation at the Warren Twp. Community Center on SR 212 in New Cumberland.  The Loft Resale Shop open 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.   Nov. 11 – Spaghetti Dinner 6-8 p.m. at Carrollton Eagles, Brenner Rd. Veterans eat for free. Open to the public. Nov. 11 – Carroll County Animal Protection League meeting at Carroll County District Library meeting room. The

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Classified

Services Winter Storage Space Available at Carroll County Fairgrounds.  Campers in new speed barn, cement floor, high doors and ventilated.  Storage for Boats, Trucks & Cars under grandstands.  Contact Jim Long 330-592-6515. Offstreet parking available in downtown Carrollton.  Paved lot. Close to Courthouse and Public Square.  Reasonable rates.  Call 330-691-0118 or 330-805-7642. Buying Guns Top prices paid for clean pre-owned guns, rifles, handguns and Thompson center muzzleloaders, estate purchases also. RUNZO’S Outdoor Sports on the strip

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Phyllis E. Roettker, 56

Phyllis E. Roettker, 56, of Carrollton, passed away Monday, Nov. 8, 2021, at Aultman Hospital in Canton. Born Jan. 7, 1965, in Canton, she was a daughter of the late Walter and Ruth Richards Smith.  Phyllis was a member of Heaven’s Edge Apostolic Church of Carrollton and enjoyed reading her Bible. She loved to go camping, driving around to see Christmas lights and planning parties and get-togethers. She was an amazingly creative

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John “Jack” Haley, 78

John “Jack” Haley, 78, of Ocala, FL, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021, in Ocala Regional Hospital.  Born Nov.  9, 1942, he was a son to Ward and Emarene Haley of East Township, Carroll County. A graduate of Carrollton High School, he was a veteran of the US Air Force.   He retired from ABB as a salesman traveling overseas and across the US. Before working for ABB, Jack was employed by

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Richard E. Powell, 92

Richard Eugene Powell, 92, of Carrollton, passed away Friday, Nov. 5, 2021, at Mercy Medical Center in Canton. Born Aug. 14, 1929, in Canal Fulton, he was a son of the late Thomas J. and Clara Brunner Powell. Richard was a United States Navy veteran, proudly serving two tours in the Korean War, and was a member of the National Rifle Association. He was an avid deer hunter, loved being outside,

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Forest E. Van Horn, 81

Forest Edward Van Horn, 81, of Minerva, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021, at Mercy Medical.   Born March 26, 1940, in West Union, WV, he was a son to Hubert Sr. and Trecie (Simmons) Van Horn.   Forest worked for the Wabash Railroad and Norfolk Southern Railroad. He was an avid camper, fisherman and hunter.  His family was of utmost importance. He loved vacationing with

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Donald L. McCord, Jr., 79

Donald Lee McCord Jr., 79, of East Rochester, passed away Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021, at Community Care Center.   Born Nov. 29, 1941, in Dover, he was a son to the late Donald Sr. and Mildred (Simonsons) McCord.  Donald worked at Timken. He was an NRA-life member and The Wilds. He served in the Army and was a member of the American Legion. He was a courier at Consumers National Bank.  Donald is survived

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