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2020 Carroll County Fair cancelled

The 2020 Carroll County Fair became a victim of COVID-19 this evening when members of the Ag Society voted 8-5 to cancel the 2020 County Fair and hold a virtual livestock auction during a special meeting. Details for the sale will be worked out by a committee. The sale will include still projects and large and small animals. The sale committee will meet with the junior fair sale committee to

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New traditions aren’t always a bad thing

Opinion By Leigh Ann RutledgeAs I drove around Public Square at 10:45 a.m. Saturday, May 23, I was amazed at the vast number of people gathered for the Carrollton High School Senior Class Parade.Chairs were sitting on the sidewalk in front of residences on S. Lisbon St., while others sat on their porches. I parked in the JOMAC parking lot on Scio Rd. diagonally across from Industrial Park Dr. A

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Schaar, Arbogast named CHS Most Outstanding Seniors

Adam Arbogast and Emily Schaar were named 2020 Carrollton High School (CHS) Most Outstanding Seniors.The students were recognized during a virtual ceremony and presented awards when they picked up diplomas at the individual graduation ceremony. Winners were selected from the list of students of the month for the 2019-2020 school year.Arbogast, the son of Bruce and Cindy Arbogast of Carrollton, was named September student of the month.At CHS, he was

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Pasiuk steps away from head coaching duties

Longtime coach plans to enjoy watching sons wrestle at college level By Leigh Ann RutledgeAssociate Editor20, 31, 7, 2, 7.These five numbers in no way define the coaching career of Ken Pasiuk, but they are notable.*Pasiuk served 20 years as a wrestling head coach; 16 years at Carrollton (2004-2010 and 2012-2020) and four years at Malvern (1994-1997).*His wrestlers achieved the most dual meet wins in a season – 31.*He coached

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Motion filed to move Little trial

Attorney William Whitacre filed a motion for a change of venue in the trial of Matthew H. Little, citing pre-trial publicity as the basis for the request.The motion was filed May 22, the last day the defense was permitted to file motions under deadlines set by Common Pleas Judge Michael V. Repella, II.In his motion, Atty. Whitacre, Little’s attorney, noted the search for the victim, 14-year-old Jonathan Minard, was “highly

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County joins 2nd Amendment movement

By Carol McIntireEditorCarroll County is now a 2nd Amendment Preservation County.The action came June 1 after county commissioners received petitions May 28 containing the signatures of 789 county residents asking them to send a clear message to the Ohio Legislature that citizens are opposed to laws that infringe on their Second Amendment rights.Dustin Lucas, spokesperson for Ohio Stands United Carroll County, the group which circulated the petitions, said legislation was

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Cub Scouts plan cake sale on Public Square

The Cub Scouts of Pack 141 are planning a cake sale June 20 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the gazebo on Public Square in Carrollton.The scouts will make and decorate their own cake for the sale to earn the cake decorating patch. Approximately 13 scouts are expected to participate.All cakes will be sold by donation on a first come, first served basis.

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Third COVID-19 death reported

Carroll County experienced its third death from the coronavirus (COVID-19) May 27.Amy Campbell, Health Dept. office administrator, said the victim was an 89-year-old Brown Twp. resident.An 87-year-old Carrollton woman was the first reported death and an Augusta Township man was the second death.As of the May 28, the county had a total of 31 cases – 25 confirmed and six probable cases. A one-month old baby is the youngest case

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Oral rabies vaccine baiting underway in Carroll, surrounding counties

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service’s Wildlife Services Program, in cooperation with the Ohio Department of Health and several local health departments, began distributing oral rabies vaccine (ORV) June 2 to immunize wild raccoons.Baiting is occuring in Carroll, Columbiana, Harrison, Stark and Tuscarawas counties. Contingent upon good weather, the distribution of rabies vaccine-laden baits by aircraft and helicopter should be completed by June

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Lane, Roberts awarded alumni scholarship

The Augusta Alumni Association Scholarship committee awarded two $500 scholarships to current college students who attended Augusta Elementary.The recipients are Katelynn Roberts and Jaret Lane. Roberts attends Kent State Tuscarawas majoring in Veterinary Technology. She is the daughter of Kurt and Tiffany Roberts. Lane attends The Ohio State University majoring in Electrical Engineering.He is the son of Ryan and Janet Lane.The alumni association is grateful to Evelyn “Eb” Kinsey, formerly

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