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Motorcyclist lifeflighted following crash

A motorcycle accident June 12 closed SR 39 between Dellroy and Sherrodsville for nearly two hours. Carroll County Sheriff Dale Williams said the crash occurred at 11:49 a.m. near the intersection of Fable Rd. A report filed by Officer James Lemonte said Andrew E. Hylton, 58 of 7218 Ravenna Ave.

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Augusta parade draws large crowd, 32 entries

People lined the parade route June 11 for the Augusta Strawberry Festival parade which brought out 32 entries.Winners included:Heavy Duty Engine, 1,250 gallons per minute (GPM) and over: Hanover Twp. Fire Dept. (FD).Engines and mini pumpers (1,000 GPM and under): Bergholz FD.Tanker: Fox Twp. FD.Emergency medical unit or rescue unit:

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If at first you don’t succeed…don’t give up!

Bob Johnson lands first feature win after nine years in the driver’s seat By Leigh Ann Rutledge CCM Reporter May 15 was a special day for Bob Johnson. Johnson, of Harlem Springs, won the Mini Truck Class feature race at Midvale Speedway. His first feature win in a lengthy racing

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Simple question leads to Everglades adventure

‘Do you take teachers out into the Everglades with you?’ By Carol McIntire Editor Students in Kay Russell’s fifth grade class at Carrollton Elementary closed out the 2021 school year by accompanying their teacher on a trip to the Everglades without leaving their school desks. Russell and the students were

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Around the county…

 Tuesdays – Carrollton Rotary Club meets at St. John’s Villa at noon. June – Mondays – Lunch 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. by donation at the West Twp. Community Center on SR 212 in New Cumberland.  Includes many sides, dessert and a drink. Plus, The Loft Resale Shop open

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School board, classified employees agree to 3-year deal

By Carol McIntire Editor Members of the Carrollton  Board of Education approved a new three-year contact with the Ohio Association of Public School Employees (OAPSE) Local #541 last week. The contract, which runs from July 1, 2021, through June 30, 2024, includes three percent pay increases each year along with

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Pennock honored for BOE service

Minerva Local School District (MLSD) Superintendent Gary Chaddock presented Stan Pennock a Small Town America Civic Volunteer Award (STACVA) in recognition of his 28 years of service on the board of education during the May 25 Minerva Village Council meeting. The national STACVA program honored 100 extraordinary public service volunteers

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Wind and water: two of John Slunt’s favorite things

By Carol McIntire Editor Ask John Slunt what he’s doing on any given day of the week and the reply you’ll likely get is, “Going fishing!” When Slunt, a Harlem Springs resident, is not on an area lake in his bass fishing boat, he’s likely on the water sailing one

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Grand jury returns 16 indictments in full-day session

A Carroll County grand jury handed out 16 indictments during a full-day session June 2, including murder and felonious assault charges against a Mechanicstown woman in a chase that was bound over to Common Pleas Court from Municipal Court. Audrey Jean Cole, also known as Audrey Jean Branch, 34 of

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