Day: November 16, 2021

Isaiah K. Meek, 22

Isaiah Kristofer Meek, 22, of Carrollton passed away Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021, at University Hospital in Cleveland surrounded by family after a brief battle with COVID-19.  The son of Shane and Anitra Meek, Isaiah was a 2018 graduate of Carrollton High School and Buckeye Career Center’s Graphic Arts Program. His talent as an artist was one of his greatest accomplishments. He loved to entertain and beguiled audiences with his larger-than-life stage presence

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Local News, Local Views

The Nov. 17 issue of The Carroll County Messenger is filled with information, including business, school, sports and more. Read about GPS’s expansion project, economic development updates, a new business and area council meetings. Read about area resident Ed Tasker’s recently published book and where to purchase your copy.

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Classifieds

Parking 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 St. Rt. 62 in Beloit  330-537-2137.  Check Us Out on FB. Wanted Standing Timber & Walnut Trees. CALL Carroll County Logging 330-738-2050  or 440-897-0863 Local and 25 Years Experience! Real Estate Take

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Free Thanksgiving meal offered Saturday at Amsterdam church

A free Thanksgiving dinner is planned, Saturday, Nov. 20, at Amsterdam Community Church of God, located at 8247 Bear Rd, SE, from 4-6 p.m.   Pastor David Guess said one of the main purposes of the dinner is to foster community in the area and express thankfulness to God for the past year.  The meal consists of turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy, corn, roll and dessert.  The event is an eat-in-only

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Students inducted into National Honor Society

Several students were inducted into the Malvern High School National Honor Society recently. They included (front from left): Frank McClelland, Shane Rodgers, Samuel Foster, Seth Kandel, Daniel Untch, Ibai Garcia-Echeverria and Tristan Phillips. Back row: Marella Smith, Maddie Powers, Isabelle Witherow, Savannah Klotz, Gabrielle Ritter and Abigail Young. Absent Rhea El-Hayek.

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Students inducted into National Honor Society

The Carrollton High School National Honor Society (NHS) induction ceremony was held recently at the high school. Twenty-nine students were inducted. Parker Varney, president of the Carrollton chapter, served as emcee. Erin King, vice president, spoke on scholarship; Jessi Cramer, secretary, service; Josie Burgett and Kendall Mallarnee, historians, leadership and character, respectively. The chamber chorus performed the Star Spangled Banner, CHS alma mater and “Be A Light.” Jason Paxton serves

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CHS fall sports wrap up

Carrollton High School sports teams recently wrapped up successful fall sports seasons.  Here’s a wrap up of all teams, including junior high.  Varsity Football Regular season record: 7-3. OHSAA playoffs: Defeated Cambridge 37-21 in the first round; lost to St. Clairsville 38-9 in the second round.  Finished second in the Eastern Buckeye Conference with a 4-2 record. League Standings: 1.) West Branch 6-0; 2.) Carrollton 4-2; 3.) Alliance 3-3; 4.)

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You dream it, E-Z Graphics designs it

Kevin Ketchum expands internet business, opens shop in downtown Carrollton By Carol McIntire Editor Kevin Ketchum is putting a new twist on the traditional t-shirt shack.  The Mechanicstown native opened E-Z Graphics and Print at 86 W. Main St. Carrollton, about three months ago and is applying graphics to just about anything a customer wants.  “I’ve been interested in graphics and designs for a long time. I started playing around

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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.  Includes many sides, dessert and a drink. Plus, The Loft Resale Shop open 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.  Nov. 17 – “Owls and Hawks” by Nancy Owen at Carroll County District Library at 5:30 p.m. Registration required at 330-627-2613. Nov. 19 – Giving Thanks Story Time at

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‘Rocks and Bottles’ stories fill pages of book

By Leigh Ann Rutledge Associate Editor A chat with a neighbor at the fence between their backyards led to a 30+ year career in law enforcement for Ed Tasker.  A memoir written for his children, detailing those 30+ years, resulted in “Rocks and Bottles”, a recently published book. Tasker, who now resides in Perry Twp., began jotting down the true account of his years in law enforcement nearly five years

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GPS celebrates expansion project with ribbon cutting

CCM Staff Report Golden Protective Services (GPS) celebrated a move to the company’s new location on SR 332 last week with a ribbon cutting ceremony and tours of the new facility. Charles James, National Accounts/Ohio Operations for GPS, expressed his appreciation to those who made the project possible. “GPS was fortunate enough to have an elite team of contractors and services, as well as state and local government officials who

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