Day: December 7, 2021

A. Eileen Strawder, 90

A. “Eileen” Strawder, 90, of Carrollton passed away Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021.  Born March 01, 1931, in Canton, she was a daughter to the late James and Mary Eleanor Nape.  Eileen married Fred Strawder July 12, 1947. He passed away May 30, 1995. She was a member of Carrollton Baptist Temple where she was active in the “Golden Agers” at the church. She was also active in Carroll County Homemakers

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‘The News You Want-From People You Know’

The Dec. 8 issue of The Carroll County Messenger is filled with holiday news, sports, court news and more. On newsstands today, read about Fox Twp. VFD Chief Fred Barnett’s honor, along with the Carlton Brothers; learn how reading The Messenger brought veterans together; and the latest school news and sports. Plus view area youth’s trophies from youth deer season.

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Messenger story brings Navy veterans together

By Leigh Ann Rutledge Associate Editor Fifty-four years after a fiery explosion on the U.S.S. Forrestal, two veterans who experienced the horrific event from different sides of the ship met for the first time.   The explosion and fire, the worst loss of life on a U.S. Navy ship since WWII occurred July 29, 1967, at 10:52 a.m. in the Gulf of Tonkin during the Vietnam War.  An accidental firing of

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Barnett surprised with fire service award

By Leigh Ann Rutledge Associate Editor Several lifelong Fox Twp. residents were honored during the Fox Twp. Fire Department annual meeting and dinner Dec. 4.  The Carlton brothers, Ron, Bruce and Rick, along with their wives, Judy, Cathy and Cathy, were recognized for their dedication and support of the fire department.  In a complete surprise, Fox Twp. Fire Chief Fred H. Barnett, Jr. was recognized for his 50+ years of

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Hornets claims title at own holiday tourney

The Malvern Hornets wrestlers hosted the annual Hornet Holiday tournament Dec. 4, winning for the first time in more than a decade.  “I’m really happy for the kids. We haven’t won the Hornet Holiday in over 10 years and it’s really special for our seniors who have put so much into this program,” Head Coach Robbie Wilson said. “This is the first of numerous goals we have for the season

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Miller dumps in 22 points as Warriors notch first win

By Carol McIntire Editor Senior Darick Miller scored 22 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead the Carrollton Warriors to their first win of the young basketball season. Playing their second game in two nights and the third of the week, the Warriors jumped in front early and never looked back, leading 16-8 after one quarter, 27-15 at intermission and 40-27 after three quarters and outscored the visitors 17-10 in

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Mavis G. Gotschall, 84

Mavis Gail Gotschall, 84, of Carrollton, went to join her Heavenly Father Monday, Dec. 6, 2021, at Carroll Health Care Center in Carrollton. Born Nov. 28, 1937, in Steubenville, she was a daughter of the late Ernest J. and Alma Mae Paisley Evans. Mavis loved her family, especially her grandchildren and will be sadly missed by all.  She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Charles Gotschall; her son,

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Karl E. Schumacher, 92

Karl E. Schumacher, 92, of Carrollton died Dec. 4, 2021, at Aultman Alliance Community Care Center. Born Dec. 31, 1928, in Woodsfield, he was a son to the late Sylvester A. “Ves” and Wilhelmina “Minnie” Gleasenkamp Schumacher. Karl graduated from Woodsfield High School in 1946. He earned his bachelor’s degree from The Athenaeum of Ohio in 1951, and his master’s degree in Theology from The Catholic University of America in 1955. Karl

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Drive-thru pantry created at Perrysville Church

By Carol McIntire Editor A visit to the Salvation Army in New Philadelphia sparked an idea for the congregation of Perrysville United Methodist Church. “They had an outdoor pantry where people could drive or walk up to it and take what they needed,” said Deb Booth, who heads up the project for the church. “It gave us the idea to do the same for our community.” The pantry is now

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Classifieds

Sauerkraut Homemade Kraut 4-Sale Kraut by the quart now available – Order yours today for New Years or enjoy anytime. Made by the Pickle People, call 330-932-9310 Off-Street 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.

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CCBDD considering building new administration offices

The Carroll County Board of Developmental Disabilities (CCBDD) is considering selling the building at 540 High St. NW, due to its size.Board members heard Ray Heaston report meeting with staff at Diversified Engineering Nov. 15 to review the feasibility of building an administrative building at the Carroll Hills School location at 2167 Kensington Rd., Carrollton.The High St. building is over 11,000 square feet and only around 4,000 square feet is

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Audrey Cole murder trial rescheduled, bond reduced

The murder trial of Audrey Jean Cole (Branch) was postponed for a second time and bond was modified during a hearing Dec. 6 in Carroll County Common Pleas Court.  On the day the jury trial was set to begin, Judge Michael V. Repella II granted the postponement and set a new trial date of Jan. 31, setting five days aside.  Defense Attorney Chase Mallory said the request was made due

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Around the county…

Thursdays – Women for Christ-Give Back Ministries will host a talk at 5 p.m. about what is happening in the world, what the Bible teaches and what exciting promises God has for all. Attendance is free. Materials will be provided.  Held at Seventh Day Adventist Church, 450 12th St. NW, Carrollton. December – Mondays – Lunch 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. by donation at the Warren Twp. Community Center on SR 212

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Holiday Event Calendar

Activities Carrollton The Ashton House Museum is open Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. until Dec. 24. Decorated for the season. Located at 120 3rd St. NW, Carrollton.  Dec. 9 – Christmas Crafts Lock-In at Carroll County District Library at 5:30 p.m. For info, call 330-627-2613.  Dec. 11 – Cookie Walk 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Carrollton Church of God, 271 Moody Ave. SW, Carrollton. Small box $18, large

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