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High school golfers tee off this week for 2020 season

In the midst of the uncertainty surrounding the high school fall sports season, at least one sport is moving forward: high school golf.CHS BoysThe Warriors of Carrollton officially started practice Aug. 1 and kick off the season this week with a busy schedule. Wednesday, they travel to Union Country Club at Dover to participate in the Tuscarawas Central Catholic Saints Invitational, Thursday they host Malvern at noon at Carroll Meadows Golf

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Rippeth named assistant director of Adult Education at Buckeye Career Center

Buckeye Career Center (BCC) has new leadership helping guide its Adult Education department. Steve Rippeth began July 1 as the new assistant director of Adult Education. The position was vacant for one year following the untimely passing of Mike Lewis. Rippeth’s primary role will be supervising BCC’s full and part-time adult programs, as well as, managing day-to-day office operations. In addition, as part of his assigned duties, he will work with local

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Rocket Center Launches

The new Rocket Center was launched today when ground was broken for the new $17.3 million facility that will attach to Conotton Valley High School. Superintendent Tom Herman said the only things missing from the original $24.7 million plans are two swimming pools. Construction should begin in the next couple weeks. Plans are have it open by Labor Day 2021.

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Edison board approves $6.4 million in improvements to elementary schools

Additional upgrades are planned in the Edison Local School District after officials approved an estimated $6.4 million bid for its two elementary schools June 5.The school board approved a contract with Grae-Con Construction of Steubenville to improve Stanton and John Gregg Elementary schools with new windows, restrooms and HVAC systems. Superintendent Bill Beattie said the $6,408,000 project is predicated upon the availability of materials.“We’re hoping to start mobilizing and begin

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Scaled-down Rocket Center plans approved

Groundbreaking expected July 6 By Jacquie HumphreyCCM CorrespondentA new bid package for the proposed Rocket Center was reviewed and approved during the June meeting of the Conotton Valley Board of Education.After approving a project total of $24,172,755 in March, the board agreed at the April meeting to scale down the project, due to financial concerns over a possible reduction in Rover tax funding and the undetermined economical impact of COVID-19.Declaring

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Advisors present awards, recognize area FFA members

At Carrollton Carrollton FFA members were recognized through a video presentation developed by Kelli Pridemore and Ryan Borland, advisors.Tabby Ferren received the 2020 Honorary Degree. She has been an active participant in the FFA Alumni and a great supporter of Carrollton FFA. She assisted with the fruit sale, FFA Week and worked at the cider stand at the Algonquin Mill Festival.Outstanding AwardsStar award winners included: Madilynn Baker, star greenhand; Jessi

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Malvern students awarded scholarships

Malvern High School 2020 scholarship recipients were announced during a video ceremony May 20.Winners included:•The Franklin B. Walter All Scholastic Award program: Cailin Wade;•Aultcare 2020 Service and Leadership Scholarship: Vanessa Stanbro, $500;•Daughters of the American Revolution nominee: Ryan Peshina;•Carson Scholars Fund Award winner: Kenneth Martin;•Lake Mohawk Property Owners Association – Ski Club: Makayla Bowe and Lauren Foster, $500;•Carroll Electric Cooperative, Inc.: Peshina and Zach Untch, $1,000 each;•OAPSE: Bowe, $250;•Colfor: Bowe,

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Bell-Herron scholarship winners announced

COVID-19 forced the cancellation of the 2020 Bell-Herron awards presentation in May, but the show did “go on” as students were notified of scholarship awards.The following scholarships were awarded:Bell-Herron – Dr. Glenn Dowell, Sr. Scholarship: Lexianne Deleon, Carson Dolvin, Brooke Fritz, Jaret Lane and Grace Barnhart.Bell-Herron – Earl & Marie Carlton Scholarship: James Birong, Andrew Gotschall, Michelle Zheng, Kara Williams, Melina Bell, Jennie Stine, Haidyn Shuman and Abigail Shockey.Bell-Herron –

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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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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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