Author: Leigh Ann Rutledge

Elvira “Vera” M. Kompara, 99

Elvira “Vera” Mary Kompara, 99 of Malvern, passed away at Glenwood Care and Rehabilitation Wednesday, April 21, 2021.  Born Dec. 30, 1921, in Alliance, she was a daughter to Samuel and Mary (Dicko) Stimer.   Vera was a member of St Francis Xavier Catholic Church and was active in the Women’s Club and Fish Club. Vera is survived by a son, David (Karlene) Kompara of Fort Wayne IN; a daughter, Diana

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Charles J. Huggins, 87

Charles Jennings Huggins, 87, finished his final contest with an overtime (Psalms 90:10) victory then celebrated with a New Life Eternal. He will be best remembered through the ages to come by the hundreds of souls who will someday join him due to the Gospel presented at his basketball camp in Sherrodsville, OH. Born Sept. 1, 1933, in Morgantown, WV, he was the son of the late Harry Edward and Iva

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Geraldine M. Crater, 85

Geraldine Mae Crater, 85 of Minerva, passed away Monday, April 19, 2021, at Arbors at Minerva.  Born June 14, 1935, in Pekin, she was a daughter to Earl and Dorothy (Steigner) Keister.  Geraldine is survived by two sons, Nevin (Barbara) Crater of Malvern and Aaron Crater of Canton South; two daughters. Susan (Robert) DeLong of Malvern and Karen (Donald) Kutscher of Minerva; four brothers, Raymond Keister, David Keister, Dale (Bonnie)

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Carrollton Auto Sales is truly a family operation

By Leigh Ann Rutledge Associate Editor Jacob and Elisha Citro opened Carrollton Auto Sales on the corner of SRs 43 and 171 approximately six months ago. The family-owned business sells quality pre-owned vehicles. Almost every vehicle is no older than 15 years and has less than 150,000 miles. Every vehicle is inspected and repaired by an ASE certified mechanic before being offered for sale. He supplies a three-month powertrain warranty

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National Day of Prayer event planned

The Carroll County Ministerial Association will host the county’s annual observance of The National Day of Prayer May 6 on Public Square in Carrollton.Community residents are invited to gather on Public Square (rain location: First Presbyterian Church, 200 N. Lisbon Street) to lift communities and the country in prayer. Community members will read scripture from 11 to 11:50 a.m. with the formal program to begin at noon.Anyone with a need

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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. Buying Guns 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

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Baker sets new state mark in 100M

Jacob Baker continues to excel in track and field events. The Carrollton senior, who was a state runner-up in two events at the 2019 Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) state meet, set a new state record in the 100M seated athlete event April 17at the Lidderdable Invitational, held at Sandy Valley High School. His new mark of 16.76 bested the old mark of 16.97 set by Casey Followay in

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Watershed district sponsoring Earth Day Challenge

The Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District (MWCD) is celebrating with an Earth Day Cleanup Challenge. Walkers, hikers, and boaters are encouraged to grab a pair of gloves and a trash bag to pick up litter now through April 25. Participants can post photos of your cleanup to an MWCD Facebook or Instagram page using #MWCDEarthDay2021 and be entered into a drawing for a cooler filled with prizes and a gift certificate.

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Self-sustainable lifestyle suits former local couple

By Leigh Ann  Rutledge CCM Reporter Former Carrollton residents have found their “happy place” in Hodges, AL. The owners of Rusty Armadillo Farm, Doug and Tracy McCauley, have come full circle and now reside on 61 acres in northern Alabama. The farm name came from a rusty wind chime they have owned for 20 years. Tracy grew up on a farm and Doug, in a rural area. Today they raise their

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Amsterdam FD, EMS purchase new equipment

The Amsterdam Volunteer Fire Department (AVFD) and EMS received a donation from the village of Amsterdam and Springfield Twp. to purchase needed equipment. The village and township donated a portion of the COVID-19 funds they received through the CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security). With the funds from Amsterdam, the fire department purchased six sets of turnout gear. With the donation from Springfield Twp., EMS purchased a new

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