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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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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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Card shower set for 95th birthday

A card shower is being held in honor of Wilma Grigsby’s 95th birthday April 13. Wilma resides at Centreville Assisted Living and loves playing cards and spending time with family and friends. She loved crocheting and canning. She is a member of Carroll Eastern Star and the United Presbyterian Church. Prior to retirement, she was employed at Peacock Cleaners and the Villa Restaurant. Wilma has two children, Diane (Ed) Warner

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Committee heads up effort to save community hall from auction block

By Carol McIntire Editor Dellroy Community Hall was built by a group of community-minded residents in the 1990’s for the benefit of the small community. Today, a committee of Dellroy Council is aiming to keep it that way. Building Committee members Amy Graham, L.B. Palmer and Matt Michel are mounting a campaign to return the hall to its former status in the community and make it a break-even or profitable

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Appeals court vacates two convictions in Lee sex case

Court to conduct new sentencing hearing The Seventh District Court of Appeals reversed and vacated two convictions for pandering sexually oriented material involving a minor (importing the material into the state of Ohio) in the case of Gary D. Lee, Jr. of Carrollton last week and upheld his conviction on two counts pandering obscenity involving a minor (possession of obscene material). Lee, who was 45 at the time, was convicted

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Easter services, events planned

Area churches are planning special events for Easter. •Stillfork Presbyterian Church in Augusta will hold Maundy Thursday with Rev. Ryan Hale April 1 at 7 p.m. Easter Sunday services will begin at 9:30 a.m. •Maundy Thursday will be held at the Perrysville United Methodist Church at 7 p.m. and an outdoor Easter Sunrise Service at 7 a.m.  Easter Services will also be held at Pleasant Hill Church at 9 a.m.

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Hailey Edie, Troy Lane rein over Carrollton Chic

Hailey Edie and Troy Lane reigned over “Carrollton Chic”  March 27 in the Carrollton High School gym. Members of the prom committee, parents and volunteers transformed the gym and common area of the high school into an elegant venue fit to host royalty. Prom Coordinators McKenzie Hagy and Kelly Atkinson gave credit for the evening to committee members, who put the prom together in a short five-week period, parents and

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