Author: Leigh Ann Rutledge

Village officials warn: Be careful what you flush or it could cost you cash

After an issue with sewage back-up Friday afternoon, Carrollton official are reminding residents be careful what they flush. A back up occurred in the block between N. Lisbon and N. High streets, including Butler Ave. The sewer department jetted the line and found disinfectant wipes caught in the lines. Officials explained, the village main line is 8-10 inches. Homeowners have a four-inch lateral line from their home which attaches to

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SL Elementary students take top art honors

Southern Local Elementary School (SLES) students exhibited their original works during the 2020 Columbiana County Student Art Show Feb. 27 in Lisbon. The event, sponsored by the Columbiana County Educational Service Center, showcased the talents of elementary through high school students and awarded the best creations. Representing SLES were (at left) third-grader April Beadnell and kindergartener Lizzie Pirogowicz, who each received honorable mention for their renderings. Also, participating were first-grader

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Timothy L. Tucker, 58

Timothy L. Tucker, 58, of Louisville, died Sunday, March 22, 2020 in Mercy Medical Center.  Born June 12, 1961, in Alliance, he was a son to Donna (Kinsey) Tucker of Augusta and the late Glenn Tucker. He worked for Mantua Manufacturing and worked at the Hoover Company for 28 years. He graduated from Carrollton High School in 1979. He was a member of Stillfork Presbyterian Church. In addition to his

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Brian D. Frase, 47

Brian David Frase, 47, of Galena, died unexpectedly Sunday, March 15, 2020.  Born March 3, 1973, in Alliance, he was a son to Lee and Karen (Woodruff) Frase, who survive, along with his wife Jill (Cooper) Frase; daughter Abigail Walker; siblings, Cheri (Doug) Whipkey, Richard (Sue) Frase, Robert (Sandy) Frase, Wendy (Tod) Huston, Kathie Perrins, Lori (Doug) Mack, Diane (Paul) Skipper, and Michael (Laura) Frase; brothers-in-law Michael (Candy) Cooper and

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Scott hired to lead Malvern schools

Mark Scott was hired as superintendent of Brown Local Schools during a recent special meeting. He replaces Scott Bowling, who resigned and accepted a position with the Stark County Educational Service Center. He resigned from his position as Minerva Elementary principal March 16 and will begin his duties at Malvern Aug. 1. He was awarded a three-year contract with a yearly salary of $107,500. “I cannot thank the Brown Local

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Learning continues on a somewhat normal basis for CCCA students

By Leigh Ann Rutledge Associate Editor For students at the Carroll County Christian Academy, learning continues on a somewhat normal basis. Classes are underway daily using modern technology, thanks to Matthew Womack, teacher and youth director of the church who has set up a virtual classroom for students in K-12. Teachers are set up in their individual classrooms and provide instruction as normal. K-4 teachers record while teaching class as

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COVID-19 hits home; takes life of CHS graduate

Augusta native succumbs to virus Sunday in Stark County hospital Carroll County Health Commissioner Wendy Gotschall confirmed the first case of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Carroll County during a press conference Sunday morning. A second case was confirmed by Gotschall Monday morning. The first case was a Harrison Twp., Carroll County, resident. The second case is epidemiologically linked to the first case. She noted the first person diagnosed is in the

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Terry L. Arbogast, 71

Terry Lee Arbogast, 71, of Carrollton, died March 19, 2020, in Aultman Hospital after a courageous battle against heart disease and diabetes.  Born at home in Carrollton, he was a son of the late Julian and Dorothy Burns Arbogast.  Terry enlisted in the United State Army upon graduation from Carrollton High School in 1966, and was stationed in Thailand for six years as a radio technician.  He married H. Jean

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Human remains discovered in Fox Twp.

The remains of an individual discovered March 21 in Fox Twp. were transported to the Stark County Coroner’s office for identification. Carroll County Sheriff Dale R. Williams said his department received a call at 2:38 p.m. from the owner of property off Torch Rd. The owner recently purchased the land and was putting property stakes in the ground. Williams said the owner was riding a four-wheeler and looked into the

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Heavy rains cause flooding

Carroll County EMA Director Tom Cottis is urging residents to be aware of water rising quickly in streams and creek. The area is expected to receive 1/2 to 3/4 inches of rain and Sandy Creek is expected to overflow its banks. Please take necessary precautions.

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