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SL Elementary students take top art honors

Southern Local Elementary School (SLES) students exhibited their original works during the 2020 Columbiana County Student Art Show Feb. 27 in Lisbon. The event, sponsored by the Columbiana County Educational Service Center, showcased the talents of elementary through high school students and awarded the best creations. Representing SLES were (at

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Scott hired to lead Malvern schools

Mark Scott was hired as superintendent of Brown Local Schools during a recent special meeting. He replaces Scott Bowling, who resigned and accepted a position with the Stark County Educational Service Center. He resigned from his position as Minerva Elementary principal March 16 and will begin his duties at Malvern

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Learning continues on a somewhat normal basis for CCCA students

By Leigh Ann Rutledge Associate Editor For students at the Carroll County Christian Academy, learning continues on a somewhat normal basis. Classes are underway daily using modern technology, thanks to Matthew Womack, teacher and youth director of the church who has set up a virtual classroom for students in K-12.

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COVID-19 hits home; takes life of CHS graduate

Augusta native succumbs to virus Sunday in Stark County hospital Carroll County Health Commissioner Wendy Gotschall confirmed the first case of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Carroll County during a press conference Sunday morning. A second case was confirmed by Gotschall Monday morning. The first case was a Harrison Twp., Carroll County,

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Human remains discovered in Fox Twp.

The remains of an individual discovered March 21 in Fox Twp. were transported to the Stark County Coroner’s office for identification. Carroll County Sheriff Dale R. Williams said his department received a call at 2:38 p.m. from the owner of property off Torch Rd. The owner recently purchased the land

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Carrollton Livestock Sale continues under revised guidelines

Effective March 20, 2020: CYA Exchange LLC, dba Carrollton Livestock Auction, is committed to keeping the agricultural industry strong and intends to continue having sales with a few adaptations. We are working closely with the Carroll County Health Department and the Ohio Department of Agriculture to continue operating as part

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First coronavirus case confirmed in Carroll County

Carroll County Health Commissioner Wendy Gotschall confirmed during a press conference this morning a Harrison Twp., Carroll County, resident has been diagnosed with the coronavirus (COVID-19). She said the person is in the 65 and over age category, but did not disclose the sex of the person or at which

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Heavy rains cause flooding

Carroll County EMA Director Tom Cottis is urging residents to be aware of water rising quickly in streams and creek. The area is expected to receive 1/2 to 3/4 inches of rain and Sandy Creek is expected to overflow its banks. Please take necessary precautions.

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