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Firefighters respond to structure fires

Firefighters responded to two structure fires in a two-day period last weekend.Great Trail Fire District responded to a reported structure fire at 2303 Waynesburg Rd. in New Harrisburg March 4 at 4:45 a.m. The fire was called in by a passer-by.According to Great Trail Fire Chief Ralph Castellucci, the first

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Local author Cathy Baker
publishes first mystery novel

By Thomas ClapperReporterLocal author Cathy Baker has written in her spare time since third grade and recently has her first book “Wrenville” published, with a book signing set for Saturday, March 11, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Carroll County District Library in Carrollton.The Carrollton native graduated from Carrollton High School

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New non-profit fills a community need

By Thomas ClapperReporterCEO/Founder of Humanity is Responsible for Humanity (HRH) Foundation Laiton Carter set out to help children in a crisis after noticing a need in Carroll County.“I noticed a resource gap in our county for emergency resources to go to children in a crisis,” said Carter, who is a

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Davis gets his dream job

By Carol McIntireEditorDave Davis was promoted from his role as acting superintendent of the Carrollton Exempted Village School District (CEVSD) to superintendent last week.The announcement was made by School Board President Dan Ries during a press conference in the school’s performing arts center.Davis becomes the 24th superintendent in the history

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John Gregg Art Show draws upon literacy

John Gregg Elementary will promote literacy through artwork during its upcoming student art show on March 9.  “Reading Rainbow: Art from Literature” is the theme of this year’s event, which will be held from 6-7:30 p.m. and highlights popular books.    “Student artwork will be on display and we will

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Attorneys comb through discovery in air purifier case

By Carol McIntireEditorAttorneys for the four persons accused of selling air purifiers to the Carrollton Exempted Village School District and attempting to hide the transactions continue to comb through the massive amount of discovery turned over by the prosecution.During a pre-trial hearing Feb. 23, attorneys for Dr. David Quattrochi, Michael

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Dellroy native, longtime Buckeye retires from OSU

By Carol McIntireEditorThe Ohio State University men’s basketball program shared the midcourt circle with Carroll County native Dennis “Denny” Hoobler during the OSU v Northwestern basketball game Feb. 9 at the Schottenstein Center.Hobbler, who grew up in Dellroy and graduated from Carrollton High School in 1968, was honored at halftime

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Minerva 8th grader wins spelling title

Eighth-grader Isiah Willison became the Minerva Middle School spelling bee champion Feb. 13 after spelling the word “engagement” correctly in the 12th round.Seventh-grader Molly Miller was the runner-up. Students qualified for the bee by scoring in the top category of spellers after two rounds of written exams. Twenty-one students out

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