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Fair board opens 10 bids for new show barn construction

By Carol McIntireEditorTen companies submitted bids for the construction of a new show barn at the county fairgrounds, ranging in price from a low of $479,900 to a high of $975,316.The bids were opened during a special meeting to the Ag Society (fair board) Jan. 12 in the Rosebud Mining Complex.Bidders included:RBS General Contracting of Massillon, general construction bid – $500,050;Strait Line Renovations, a Division of Berlin Contractors, $624,950;Master Renovations,

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Buckeye Career Center sophomore visitation event is Feb. 1-5

Buckeye Career Center will host area sophomores Feb. 1-5 for in-person visits. The event, which usually occurs in November, was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but will occur with extra precautions in place.  The visits are intended for students in Tuscarawas, Carroll and Holmes counties who are interested in learning more about the career center’s 30 high school career-technical programs. The event allows students to pick five labs to

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Conotton Valley’s Autumn Brown named student of the month

Conotton Valley senior Autumn Brown was one of three persons named January students of the month at Buckeye Career Center. Two high school students were chosen for the honor for demonstrating January’s core value of critical thinking. One adult education student was also chosen for the honor.  Brown is a level two senior in Exercise Science  and Sports Medicine and a level one senior in Auto Technology. At BCC, Brown

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Mission accomplished!

Grapplers finish busy week with unblemished mark By Leigh Ann Rutledge CCM Reporter The Warrior wrestlers had a bustling week participating in a triangular, a conference match and a quad in the same week. Carrollton was the winner, defeating every team they faced on the mat. Seven wrestlers went undefeated through the competitions. They included seniors, Troy Lane and Evan Lewis, and freshmen Kolten Barker, Josh Carman, Levi Pidgeon and

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Miller’s free throw sparks Warriors win

Carrollton bounced back from a three-game losing streak with a 58-56 win in Harry Fails Gymnasium at Alliance Jan. 12 in boys basketball action. The visiting Warriors trailed 32-30 at halftime and allowed the hosts to build a 49-42 lead heading into the final eight minutes. Sparked by 5-11 junior Darick Miller’s free throw and put back, the Warriors went on a 14-2 run that erased a nine-point deficit. Senior

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Records set as Rocket bowlers roll

Bobby Brennan and Kendall Schaar, members of the Conotton Valley bowling teams, along with the girls team, rolled their way into the school records books at recent matches. Brennan rolled a high game of 269 against Canton Central Catholic, added a 246 for a high series of 515. Both are school records. Schaar rolled a high series of 440 (213, 227) against Marlington assisting the team to a school record

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Judge Lewis to rule on whether voluntary manslaughter case moves forward, is dismissed

CCM Staff Report Visiting Judge Lindon D. Lewis will decide if the voluntary manslaughter case of a Carroll County sheriff deputy moves forward or is dismissed. Attorney Kimberly Kendall Corral, attorney for sheriff deputy Jacob Baker, filed a motion to dismiss the case Dec. 11, stating a charge of voluntary manslaughter cannot be constitutionally applied to law enforcement and creates a legal impossibility. Jason P. Reese, Canton city prosecutor, who

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Build a snowman and join the fun in February

Regardless of the weather, Public Square will be filled with “Snowmen on the Square” from Feb. 15-27. Sponsored by the Carroll County Convention and Visitors Bureau (CCCVB) and Carrollton First United Methodist Church, the event is open to families and individuals, schools, community groups, civic organizations, clubs and company teams. Snowmen can be constructed offsite and may be dropped off  Feb. 14 at noon. Construction onsite will take place 11

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Monroe Twp. sets PPE distribution Jan. 23

Monroe Township trustees are planning a PPE (personal protective equipment) giveaway Jan. 23 for township residents. The event will be held at the township hall, located on Roswell Rd. at the east edge of Dellroy, from 9-11 a.m. The packet includes masks, gloves, sanitizer and a thermometer. In the photo above, Trustee Brian McIntire’s wife, Julie (background), and granddaughters, Chloe (left) and Abby (front), assemble bags for the event. 

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Brown Local teachers-school board agree on new 3-year pact

The Brown Local Board of Education approved an agreement with the Malvern Education Association at the Jan. meeting with pay increases in each of the next three years. The two parties mutually agreed to reopen negotiations and to follow an Interest Based Bargaining (IBB) format.  Successful Interest Based Bargaining is effective when all stakeholders have a relationship built on trust and collaboration. The agreement remains the same for the current

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