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Judge sentences VanFossen to eight years for sex crimes

A Carrollton man will spend the next eight years in prison after being found guilty on four counts of gross sexual imposition.  Carroll County Common Pleas Judge Michael V. Repella, II found Bruce VanFossen, 29 of 710 Elyse St., Carrollton, guilty of the offenses at the conclusion of a bench

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Around the county…

September – 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 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.   Tuesdays – Carrollton Rotary Club meets at St. John’s

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Dancing on the Bridge moves to Malvern village park

Dancing on the Bridge festival will take place Sept. 11 from noon – 11 p.m. at Malvern Community Park. Sponsored by the Malvern Community Development Fund (MCDF) with support from the Ohio Arts Council, the festival features a kids’ play area, car show, vendors, musical entertainment and more.  The inaugural

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D & F Dairy Bar celebrating 50 years of ‘Yummy’!

By Leigh Ann RutledgeAssociate Editor Nothing takes you back to your childhood like stopping at a dairy bar and getting an ice cream cone.Joanne Saylor makes that trip each day and has for many years. She and husband, Marc, own the B & F Dairy Bar in Scio. They purchased

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Local teams earn top-three placings in pony pull

Two feet separated the top two teams in the 52-inch class of the open to the world pony pull, held Saturday morning. Bill Cole of Mt. Vernon earned the win as his team of ponies, named Fred and Maggie, pulled the sled three-feet six-inches with 7,000 pound of weight loaded

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Recycled family items become ‘best of show’ winners

Jason Ulman began “recycling” when he was included in a video waste management filmed when he attended Willis Elementary School. Now an adult, Ulman of Salineville continues the practice. He received a Best in Show for his scarecrows, Irene and Ivan, in the Up-cycled or Recycled Division in the any

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Youth make pulling debut at county fair

Among the many pullers at the Carroll County Fair Monday evening tractor pull were two boys who made their “maiden voyage” down the pulling track. One boy hopes to start a tradition, while the other one is the third generation of his family to pull transfer at the Carroll County.

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Around the county…

July 28 – Free Community Blessings Drive-Thru Dinner 5-8 p.m. at Perry Twp. Hall in Perrysville. Sponsored by Perrysville and Pleasant Hill United Methodist churches.July 29 – Create a cement leaf bowl at Carroll County District Library at 5:30 p.m. Class may be messy; wear play clothes.July 31 – “Trust

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Monster truck show tops fair attendance

By Carol McIntire Editor Carroll County Ag Society officials were over the top happy with attendance figures from the 2021 expo, which closed with a lot of noise and smoke Sunday night. Jessica Edie, who managed admission gates along with Rick Popadak and Bethany Davis, said 225,806 people paid admission

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