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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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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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Mental strength over emotion

For county home boss, COVID battle becomes personal CCM Staff Report Dawn Faulk has spent most of her adult life serving Carroll County’s most vulnerable population and knows first-hand the impact of COVID-19 on the community. “I strongly feel this community has the heart, compassion and strength needed to end this pandemic. Since March 11, I can honestly say I feel like we have been under attack,” said Faulk, superintendent

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Vaccination begins this week for 80 and over age group

By Carol McIntire Editor Carroll County is beginning rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine to senior citizens this week. In her weekly report, Kelly Engelhart, director of nursing at the county general health district, said vaccinations for those 80 and over will begin with a drive-thru clinic Jan. 20 at the county transit building, 2205 Commerce Dr., just off SR 9 across from the Golden Age Retreat. Clinics will be held

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COVID-19 vaccine rollout begins with Jan. 20 clinic

By Carol McIntire Editor Carroll County is scheduled to begin rollout of COVID-19 vaccine to senior citizens next week. In her weekly report, Kelly Engelhart, director of nursing at the county general health district, said vaccinations for those 80 and over will begin with a drive-thru clinic Jan. 20 at the county transit building, 2205 Commerce Dr., just off SR 9 across from the Golden Age Retreat. Clinics will be

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