Day: October 4, 2022

Our Lady of Mercy opens 1924 time capsule

By Thomas ClapperReporterThe Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church congregation, led by Fr. Jonas Shell celebrated the opening the 1924 cornerstone time capsule on Sept. 24, which was recently removed from the soon to be demolished church building on the corner of Moody Avenue and Main Street.Over 100 attendees waited after Saturday evening mass to see what was inside the capsule that was placed inside the cornerstone of the 1924

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Warriors-Lions battle five sets in cross-county volleyball game

Carrollton improved to 10-8 overall and evened its league record at 5-5 with a win over Minerva last week.The Warriors and Lions battled their five sets before the winner was determined. Carrollton won the first set 25-18 only to have the Lions take the second and third sets, 25-16 and 25-23, before the Warriors came back to win the fourth 25-13 and force a fifth set, which they won 15-8.Bayley

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Warriors win sectional; head to district

Defending Division II state golf champion Connor Ritter won medalist honors at the East District Sectional Golf Tournament and the Carrollton Warriors won the team title Sept. 26 at River Greens Golf Course.Ritter, a senior at Sandy Valley, was one of four individuals not on a qualifying team who advance to district competition at Eagle Sticks Golf Course this week.Minerva senior Case Waller carded a 77 and tied for fourth

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Witherow-Wafler team up for three TDs in 28-20 win

By Carol McIntireEditorMalvern quarterback Jared Witherow and receiver KJ Wafler teamed up for three touchdowns as the Hornets picked up a 28-20 road win over Buckeye Trail Friday night.Wafler pulled in an eight-yard pass in the second quarter to even the score at 7-7 after Buckeye Trail scored on a 70-yard pass play from quarterback Nick Neuhart to Koen Eagon earlier in the same period.Witherow and Wafler teamed up for

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Weekend of activities planned Oct. 8, 9 to celebrate church’s 200th anniversary

The First Presbyterian Church in Carrollton will be celebrating its 200th anniversary with activities Oct. 8 and 9.A free concert, open to the public, is planned Oct. 8 at 7 p.m. featuring Celia and Hannah Mergen, Jay and Rebecca Stoneman, and others. A freewill offering will be taken for the Blessings in a Backpack program.A special service of worship and celebration will take place Oct. 9 at the 10:30 a.m.

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Encino, CC Energy provide funds for playground project

 Encino Energy is partnering with Monroe Township Trustees and Caroll County Energy to bring a new playground the Delllroy community.Officials from the three agencies gathered Sept. 16 at Dellroy Community Park to break ground for the new playground.The $10,000 donation through Encino’s Community Partnership Program is a part of the company’s ongoing commitment to being a good neighbor in the communities in which it operates.  “We’ve worked tirelessly to secure the funds

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Madilynn Baker reigns as CHS homecoming queen

Carrollton senior Madilynn Baker was crowned 2022 fall homecoming queen during a ceremony prior to the Carrollton vs Alliance football game Friday night.Baker, the daughter of Brent and Shannon Baker of Carrollton and the late Jennifer Baker, is active in numerous school and community activities.At CHS, she is a member of the Future Farmers of America, CHS Club, Youth-to-Youth, prom committee, Spanish Club, Student Council and National Honor Society, She

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Kinship care suits Lisa Bible just fine

By Carol McIntireEditorMany Ohio children are fortunate to be cared for by kinship caregivers when their own parents are unable or unavailable to care for them.Although kinship care is normally provided by relatives, such as grandparents, aunts and uncles, cousins and even older siblings. In the case of a Carroll County woman, her journey with kinship care began as a kind and loving neighbor to four young children.Lisa Bible, a

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