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CHS freshman earns West Holmes Invite MVP award

Arianna Clayton wins three running events in first varsity competition Carrollton freshman Arianna Clayton won two events, placed second in another and was named the MVP of the West Holmes Knights Invitational Track Meet April 10 at Millersburg. Clayton won the 400M in a time of 1:01.23 and the 200 (26.72). She also placed second in the 100 (12.86). The Warrior girls placed fourth in the 17-team field. Highland won

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Clerk of courts pays for final pieces of MARCS equipment

By Leigh Ann Rutledge CCM Reporter Carroll County fire service will have the equipment needed to operate MARCS (Multi Agency Radio Communication System) radios after a county elected official holder offered to pay their share of the cost. During the April 8 county commissioners meeting, President Bob Wirkner explained  fire service received a grant from the State Fire Marshal’s office. The grant was explicit on what could and could not

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Anna Bolanz welcomes community into CVB/Chamber

Interested in what’s happening in Carroll County and who is working behind the scenes? Ask Anna Bolanz. She grew up in Carroll County and, after working out of the area for several years, is back in town. Bolanz works at the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce/Convention and Visitor’s Bureau. An energetic lady, who always has a smile on her face, took a few minutes to introduce herself to the community.

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Families encouraged to apply for COVID-19 funeral reimbursement

By Carol McIntire Editor Are residents who lost a family member due to COVID-19 may be eligible for reimbursement for funeral expenses under a program announced last week by Carroll County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) Director Tom Cottis. Cottis made the announcement during the April 1 meeting of county commissioners, saying the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is providing the assistance for funeral expenses incurred after Jan. 20, 2020, to

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High school students create paper flowers for senior citizens

Students in the Carroll Hills high school class recently created Easter flowers to present to senior citizens. The class made about 350 flowers using paper napkins and glued a piece of chocolate candy in the center. The flowers were delivered to the Carroll County Friendship Center March 31, the last day of the 2021 Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month celebration. The theme was “Inclusion is within Everybody’s Ability.”  Each person who

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March students of month named

Madeline Hoogstraten and Thomas Rutledge were named Carrollton High School students of the month for March. Hoogstraten is the daughter of Amy Hoogstraten of Carrollton. She is a member of the marching, concert and jazz bands; CHS (Caring Helping Sharing) Club, drama club, ladies ensemble and chamber chorus and National Honor Society. She enjoys creative writing and playing video games. She plans to attend Carnegie Mellon University to study writing

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Pidgeon throws one hitter; softball team blanks Beaver Local

Offense explodes for seven runs in second inning By Carol McIntire Editor A seven-run second inning propelled the Carrollton softball team to a 10-0, five-inning shutout over Beaver Local in the season opener March 30 at the Carrollton Field of Dreams. Sunny skies and exceptionally warm temperatures greeted the team as they took the field for the first time since the 2019 season. “It felt amazing to be back on

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Warriors win opener

Strong offensive effort, aggressive base running add up to 13-3 win over Tusky Central Catholic By Carol McIntire Editor Opening day for the Carrollton Warriors baseball team looked more like the first day of summer than the last day of March as temperatures surpassed the 70-degree mark and sunglasses and shorts were appropriate attire for the game. The host Warriors gave the crowd plenty to cheer about as they blew

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Tickets on sale for Republican spring dinner

The Carroll County Republican Central & Executive Committee will hold the annual Spring Dinner May 13.  Keynote speaker is Secretary of State Frank LaRose.  The event will be held at Ohio FFA Camp Muskingum, 3266 Dyewood Rd., SW Carrollton.  A meet and greet will be held from 6 – 6:30 p.m. with dinner and commentary to start promptly at 6:30 p.m. Dinner will include chicken, rigatoni, sides, dessert and non-alcoholic

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Court of Appeals reverses decision of Common Pleas Court; sends Gionino’s case back to trial court

The Seventh District Court of Appeals has reversed a decision by the Carroll County Court of Common Pleas in the case of Gionino’s Pizzeria, Inc. vs. James F. Reynolds, Jr. et al and remanded the matter back to the trial court for a hearing on Gionino’s motion for injunctive relief. Gioinino’s appealed a Jan. 28, 2020, common pleas court order granting the preliminary injunction in part and dening part of

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