Day: February 28, 2023

Jenny L. Knight

Jenny L. Knight, 97, of  Leesville, Ohio, died Monday afternoon, Feb. 27, 2023 in the Bowerston Hills Health and Rehabilitation Center.  Born Aug. 18, 1925, in Perrysville, Carroll County, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Alvin Vernon and Mary Frances (Gatschell) Stewart. Her first husband, Francis O. Nign died July 7, 1979, and her second husband John Harvey Knight, died Feb. 10, 1995. In addition to her parents and

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Paul Sandefur, Sr.

Paul Sandefur, Sr., 75, of Dellroy, OH went home to be with the Lord on Feb. 25, 2023. He was a devoted volunteer of the Carroll Commodities for over 40 years.   Survived by his wife, Brenda; two sons, Paul Jr. (Alyssa), and David (Lindsay); daughter, Wendy; six grandchildren; brother, C.M.; sisters, Lilly Arbogast, and Connie (Ron) Worsham; brother-in-law, Roy Snider; sisters-in-law, Susan & Cindy; and many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death

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Rockets, Warriors claim all four
state bowling tournament berths

By Carol McIntireEditorWhat are the chances two teams from a small, rural county would sweep the top two spots in both divisions of the East District Division II district bowling tournament and qualify for the state tournament?Some might have said no way, but Carrollton and Conotton Valley coaches, players and fans thought the odds were pretty good when the teams competed Feb. 23 at Legacy Lanes in CoshoctonThey were spot

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Malvern claims 17th consecutive sectional title

By Carol McIntireEditorMalvern breezed through the opening game of the Division III East District boys basketball tournament with a lopsided win over Edison.The once-beaten Hornets followed that up with a sectional title three days later 77-53 over Ridgewood. It was the team’s 17th straight sectional championship.Coach Dennis Tucci’s squad controlled the game from the opening tip, leading 22-12 after the first quarter and 53-26 at halftime. They outscored the General

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Warriors erase halftime deficit, win sectional title

By Carol McIntireEditorCarrollton came roaring back from a 26-21 halftime deficit to win the Division II East District sectional title Saturday 56-40 over Claymont in front a packed house in the CHS gym.Fueled by a strong defensive effort in the third quarter which gave up only six points to the visiting Mustangs, the Warriors took the lead with 1:54 left in the third and steadily stretched the lead.“We thrive on

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John Birong and Catherine Shepherd named February Students of the Month

John Birong and Catherine Shepherd were named Carrollton High School February Students of the Month.He is the son of Dr. Tom and JC Birong of Carrollton. He has two brothers and two sisters. One brother is a 16 year old sophomore, the other is 20 years old and a sophomore in college. One sister is a 24 year old sophomore in dental school and the other is a 22 year

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Attorneys comb through discovery in air purifier case

By Carol McIntireEditorAttorneys for the four persons accused of selling air purifiers to the Carrollton Exempted Village School District and attempting to hide the transactions continue to comb through the massive amount of discovery turned over by the prosecution.During a pre-trial hearing Feb. 23, attorneys for Dr. David Quattrochi, Michael and Jackie Pozderac and Gus Nickolas told Carroll County Common Pleas Judge Michael V. Repella, II they continue to review

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Gene Dunn named OSTPA puller of year, sweeps semi class awards

By Carol McIntireEditorGene Dunn has come long way since his first trip down the pulling track in a semi.The Carrollton man began his career at the Cadiz Fair in 1996 in a semi he used for his business at that time, Perrysville Iron and Metal. It was a street-legal stock semi he gave a new coat of paint to after watching a semi-truck pulling class at the Carroll County Fair

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