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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

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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

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Families encouraged to apply for COVID-19 funeral reimbursement

By Carol McIntire Editor Are residents who lost a family member due to COVID-19 may be eligible for reimbursement for funeral expenses under a program announced last week by Carroll County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) Director Tom Cottis. Cottis made the announcement during the April 1 meeting of county commissioners,

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High school students create paper flowers for senior citizens

Students in the Carroll Hills high school class recently created Easter flowers to present to senior citizens. The class made about 350 flowers using paper napkins and glued a piece of chocolate candy in the center. The flowers were delivered to the Carroll County Friendship Center March 31, the last

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March students of month named

Madeline Hoogstraten and Thomas Rutledge were named Carrollton High School students of the month for March. Hoogstraten is the daughter of Amy Hoogstraten of Carrollton. She is a member of the marching, concert and jazz bands; CHS (Caring Helping Sharing) Club, drama club, ladies ensemble and chamber chorus and National

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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