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Zinda, Stoneman named Students of Month at CHS

Seniors Trevor Zinda and Rebecca Stoneman were named Carrollton High School Students of the Month for November. Zinda is the son of Aaron and Jodi Zinda of Carrollton. He has a younger brother, Ben, who is a sophomore. He is a member of the band, jazz band and brass choir.

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Food box distribution set at Carrollton First UMC

Carrollton First UMC is partnering with the Urban Mission (Steubenville) to hand out food boxes to Carrollton residents Nov. 24, Dec. 1, 8, 15. The handout will be drive-thru only and will take place in the parking lot at the Yellow Brick Church, located at 253 S. Lisbon St., beginning

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Readers share thoughts during tumultuous year

CCM Staff Report The modern Thanksgiving holiday tradition is traced to a well-recorded 1619 event in Virginia and a sparsely documented 1621 celebration at Plymouth in present-day Massachusetts. The 1621 Plymouth feast and thanksgiving was prompted by a good harvest, which the Pilgrims celebrated with Native Americans, who helped them

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Parade moves to drive-thru format

CCM Staff Report The Carroll County Christmas parade is taking on a revised format due to COVID-19 restrictions. Under Governor Mike DeWine’s COVID-19 mandates, traditional parades are not permitted as they are considered mass gatherings. Rather than cancelling the Nov. 28 event, the committee worked with the county health district

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Carroll County Christmas parade is a go under revised format

By Carol McIntire, Editor The Carroll County Christmas parade is taking on a revised format due to COVID-19 restrictions. Under Governor Mike DeWine’s COVID-19 mandates, traditional parades are not permitted as they are considered mass gatherings. Rather than cancelling the event, the committee worked with the county health district and

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Leesville council sets annual lighting ceremony

Leesville council made plans for the upcoming holiday season during the November meeting. Mayor John Traxler thanked employee Skip Bernhart for being proactive in putting the Christmas decorations up in the village circle in preparation for the annual lighting ceremony. Fiscal Officer Sally Bernhart inquired as to how council plans

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Council approves project to allow holiday lights to shine

By Jacquie Humphrey CCM Correspondent Dellroy Village Council agreed to move forward with a project that will keep holiday lights shining in the village this holiday season during the November meeting. Council has been contemplating replacing and weatherproofing approximately 24 poles for several months. The repair is needed for the

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Grand jury indicts 18; several on drug-related charges

A Carroll County grand jury returned indictments against 18 individuals during a half-day session Nov. 12. Prosecuting Attorney Steven D. Barnett said the grand jury heard testimony from 15 witnesses. Indictments were returned against the following: ERIC D. COWAN, II, 34, of 155 Arrow Rd., Carrollton, one count of Having

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Garage sustains damage when fire jumps from pit to house

A home and garage owned by John and Marci Schaffer sustained extensive damage Nov. 9 from a fire involving burning leaves. Carrollton Village Fire Chief Shane Thomas said the department was called to the Schaffer home at 128 Ascot Rd., at 2:53 for a brush fire. “When we arrived, we

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