Author: Leigh Ann Rutledge

Robert E. Buck, 76

Robert Earl Buck, 76, of Carrollton, passed away in his sleep Jan. 8, 2021, at Aultman Hospital in Canton. Born March 8, 1944, at Aultman Hospital in Canton, he was the son of the late Earl and Jennie Rokos Buck.  Robert graduated from Sandy Valley High School in 1962 and was studying at Kent State University when he enlisted and was proudly called to serve his county in the United

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Classifieds

Guns & Ammo Dick’s Gun Shop, 10021 Malibu Rd., Minerva, 44657, Mon., Tues., Thurs., 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. – 330-868-3265. 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

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JV girls top varsity squad, place second in bowling tourney

The decision as to who would advance to the championship round in the girls division at the NYE Varsity Bowling Tournament came down to the last ball in the 10th frame of the last game. The match was unique in that it pitted the Carrollton varsity girls team against the Carrollton junior varsity (JV) team and between a father-daughter coaching duo of Joe Phillis and Wendy Russell. Phillis is the

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McGee gets first tourney win

Warriors capture Licking Valley championship By Leigh Ann Rutledge CCM Reporter The Carrollton Warriors wrestling team won the championship trophy at the Licking Valley Invitationals Jan. 9, the first under Head Coach Joe McGee. The Warriors competed against 13 other teams and were included in the field of 135 wrestlers. The team of 14 wrestlers competed in 60 matches, 29 of which ended with a Warrior pin. The Warriors had

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Looking to better yourself? Become a ‘Big’ sister or brother

January is National Mentoring Month and Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of East Central Ohio is celebrating those who already volunteer as mentors, “Bigs”, and is recruiting volunteers. Every January, the news is full of the same stories: people are trying to eat more healthy, hit the gym more often. This year, Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Central Ohio is changing that story and asking, “What if this year,

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COVID-19 death toll climbs

Carroll County General Health District officials were notified of two additional COVID-19 deaths last week. Kelly Engelhart, director of nursing, said they included a 56-year-old female and a 65-year-old female. As of Jan. 7, the department had administered 280 of the 300 doses received. “We have been receiving a shipment once a week,” Engelhart stated, adding she is working with Emergency Management Agency Director Tom Cottis to plan for Phase

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Union Twp. plans PPE giveaway Jan. 16

Union Township is hosting a personal protection equipment (PPE) giveaway to township residents Jan. 16 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Union Twp. Hall.  Each resident of the township may receive a PPE kit, and each household may get an infrared thermometer, while supplies last.  Kits consist of three face masks, three PR nitrile gloves-size large, one pair safety glasses, a package of disinfecting wipes-40 ct., 2 oz. bottle of hand sanitizer, facial tissues, five thermometer

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Womack family’s mission: Help orphans in South Africa

By Leigh Ann Rutledge Associate Editor The Womack family is hitting the road in 2021. Matthew and Courtney Womack and their family are packing their belongings and leaving Carroll County, eventually relocating  in South Africa, but not before they complete a mission trip. Matthew and Courtney were teachers at the Carroll County Christian Academy where Matthew served as youth pastor for Carrollton Baptist Temple. They were involved in the Youth

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Lorraine A. Skinner, 92

Lorraine A. Skinner, 92, of Carrollton, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family, Sunday Jan. 10, 2021. Born Apr. 7, 1928, in Salineville, she was a daughter to the late J. Albert and Velma L. (Rose) Tolson. She married Floyd D. Skinner on June 25, 1950, celebrating 69 years. He passed away Dec. 16, 2019. Lorraine and Floyd  owned Skinner Plumbing and Heating for over 40 years. She was a

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Charles E. May, Jr., 81

Charles Emery May Jr., 81, passed away Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, after a short illness. Born Apr. 28, 1939, at home in Carrollton, he was a son to the late Charles E. May and Marie Emma (Nichols) May. He attended Carrollton High School and entered the Army. Charles married Juanita Mingus on June 26, 1964.                                                                           His family was his top priority. He owned the Village Gun Shop in Carrollton

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