Day: October 31, 2023

Dorothy Prohl, 85

Dorothy Prohl, 85, of Carrollton, died Oct. 24, 2023 She was born in Carrollton Sept. 2, 1938, to Burleigh Yost and Hazel Easterday. For years, she worked as a title clerk at Guess Motors while actively participating at her church, Living Waters Fellowship. Dorothy was a pillar of the community and was known for her generous nature towards everyone. Even to the very end, she brought joy with her smiles

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Ronald J. Jackson

Ronald J. Jackson, 67, of Canton passed away on Friday, Oct. 27, 2023.  Ronald was born on March 25, 1956, to the late James and Eleanor Jackson. He graduated from Southern Local School. He attended Trinity Friends Church in Lisbon where he enjoyed playing basketball with his cousins and friends. Ronald enjoyed video games on his tablet with the most poplar was his fishing games. His T.V. shows were Law

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Lions XC teams earn state berths

Minerva is once again sending its boys and girls cross country teams to the top race in the state this weekend at Fortress Obetz near Columbus.The Lady Lions won the Division II girls regional race at Pickerington to qualify while the boys team earned the fifth qualifying spot in the Division II boys race.With an impressive showing by a group of underclassmen, the girls team tallied 68 points with four

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Carrollton Council initiates BCI investigation

By Thomas Clapper CCM Reporter Carrollton Village Council voted to contact the Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) to investigate a million-dollar certificate of deposit (CD) and irregularities in the golf cart amendments.  “I don’t like to have to do this, but I am making the motion for (village solicitor) Clark Battista to immediately call BCI,” said Councilman Dan Locke who made the original motion after a discussion. “We have some

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Bush hog raffle benefits Cancer Society

By Thomas Clapper CCM Reporter S&S Farm Equipment is raffling off a limited-edition Pink BH216 Cutter by Bush Hog with proceeds going to the American Cancer Society.  “I am a firm believer that to put out good will into the world, it will come back,” said owner Bud Smith. “As soon as I saw the email about this, I put an order in immediately to help.”  The pink Bush Hog

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Hornets top Indians, head to round 2

CCM Staff Report Dylan Phillips caught two touchdown passes and threw another to lead the Malvern Hornets to a 35-20 victory over Southern Local in the first round of the football playoffs Friday at home.  Malvern will face Norwalk St. Paul at home Friday Nov. 3 at 7 p.m. St. Paul, a 13 seed,  upset four seed Toronto 56-20. Jared Witherow found receiver Rodney Smith open for a 14-yard pass at

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Sisters launch campaign to decorate graves of veterans with pine wreaths

By Carol McIntireEditorTwo Carrollton sisters are leading an effort to place live holiday wreaths on the graves of veterans in Grandview and Westview cemeteries this holiday season.Emilee Boring Ayers and Kimberly Boring Berry are spearheading the campaign through an organization known as Wreaths Across America (WAA).The group’s mission is simple: Remember the fallen. Remember those who serve. Teach the next generation the value of freedom. Founded in 2007 and headquartered

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Alice J. Scarlott

Alice J. Scarlott, 82, of Mechanicstown, passed away in her home on Sunday, Oct. 29, 2023. A daughter of the late Joseph and Minnie (Snow) Armstrong, she was born on Nov. 18, 1940, in Lisbon, Ohio. Alice was a member of the Carrollton Seventh-day Adventist Church, and lived a very devout life. Throughout her life, she bowled on local bowling leagues, and collected antiques. She enjoyed doing interior design and painting, as

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