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Barkan, Brace reign over winter homecoming festivities

By Carol McIntireEditorMolly Brace and Micah Barkan were crowned 2023 Carrollton High School Winter Homecoming queen and king during a January 27 ceremony.The two seniors were crowned by 2022 Homecoming Queen Maya Keyser prior to the Carrollton vs. Salem boys basketball game in the CHS gym.Brace is the daughter of

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McClelland, Moore
named CHS January
students of the month

Colton Moore and Bayley McClelland are Carrollton High School’s Senior Students of the Month for January.Colton is the son of Brooke and Chad Moore, of Mechanicstown and he has a sister, Jada Moore in the ninth grade.Moore is on the golf team and is the chamber choir president. His hobbies

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Resolution requires county residents to tie in to Amsterdam sewer project

CCM Staff ReportCarroll County Commissioners revisited a request for a resolution regarding hooking on to the Amsterdam Sewer Project during the Jan. 23 meeting.Courtney Grossman, director of Environmental Health for the Carroll County General Health District, previously asked for the resolution and it was decided to give residents one year

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Penny Hodgson
sets out to rebuild local Special Olympics program

By Carol McIntireEditorPenny Hodgson is excited about her new position with the Carroll County Board of DD, but her eyes light up when she talks about her duties as Special Olympics coordinator.Although she’s a newcomer to the coordinator, she’s well versed in the ins and outs of the program and

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Naylor gets school board nod to fill seat

By Carol McIntireEditorJonathan Naylor was named to fill a vacant seat on the Carrollton Schools board of education during a special meeting Jan. 25.Naylor, a Carrollton resident, was selected from a field of 12 applicants during a 25-minute executive session that kicked off the meeting, held in the CHS extended

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Winter homecoming crowning set Friday

Activities are underway this week at Carrollton High School as students gear up for the 2023 winter homecoming crowning and dance.Spirit week will culminate with a pep rally at school Jan. 27 and crowning of the king and queen between the junior varsity and varsity basketball games that evening. The

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Expansion project planned at Utica Shale Academy

The Utica Shale Academy is looking to expand and has applied for $2.4 million to construct a new building in Salineville.Superintendent Bill Watson said an application was made to the Governor’s Office on Appalachia and would match current funds to help erect a $4.8 million, two-story facility on grounds that

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Build a snowman with non-snow materials

Carroll County Convention and Visitors Bureau officials are inviting community individuals, businesses clubs and organizations to get their creative juices flowing for a one-of-a kind contest: Snowmen on the Square.The unique contest offers the opportunity to build a snowman from non-snow materials and display their artwork on Public Square Feb.

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Fires ruled arson

By Carol McIntireEditorOfficials with the State Fire Marshal’s Office ruled two fires of suspicious origin in the early morning hours of Jan. 14 arson and are offering a reward for information leading to the identification of the person or persons responsible for setting the fires.Andy Ellinger, public information officer with

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Lambert re-elected to lead council

By Thomas ClapperReporterCarrollton Village Council held its first meeting of the new year on Jan. 9. Council voted Wilma Lambert once again president pro-tem of council.Village Administrator Mark Wells reported he attended OPWC District 14 Integrating Committee meeting. He received documentation indicating the village’s 3rd St. storm water improvement project

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