Cops nab wanted felon in Stark Co.

  By Carol McIntire Editor A convicted felon who has eluded law enforcement officials since January is now in custody. Carroll County Sheriff Dale Williams said Charles D. Stutler, who was indicted More »

Warriors fall to Red Devils

By Jordan Miller Sports Editor The final score of the Carrollton vs. St. Clairsville game Friday at Community Field didn’t reflect the effort put into the game by the Warriors. On the More »

Museum offers look at former Springfield High School days

With the beginning of a new school year, area residents can return to Springfield High School Aug. 30 by visiting The Bergholz Area Museum from 12:30-3:30 p.m. The featured collection includes More »

Volunteers prepare to lend a helping hand

The Carroll County United Way Day of Caring will take place Sept. 4 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with more than 100 volunteers working on projects many nonprofit organizations do not More »

Annual Great Trail Festival runs Aug. 29, 30 and Sept. 5-7

As summer winds down, it’s time for officials with the Great Trail Festival to gear up for the annual event. The 34th annual festival will be held Aug. 29 and 30 and More »

 

Quest merger translates into improved access to services

Along with a new expanded office in Carrollton, Quest Recovery and Prevention Services merged to create a new partnership. The Board of Directors of Community Services of Stark County and Quest Recovery and Prevention Services, Inc. voted unanimously to merge programs and services effective Aug. 3. The merger creates a behavioral health continuum of care in Stark and Carroll Counties focused on improved access to services for clients. The new agency will be registered with the State of Ohio as CommQuest Services, Inc. with both agencies continuing to operate under their separate names. Keith Hochadel, Quest CEO, will lead both organizations.

Dan Fuline, CEO of Community Services for 31 years, will assist during the transition and plans to retire at the end of October 2015. Hochadel explained Quest’s expansion in Carrollton, “Quest had a small office in the (former) YMCA building where we offered treatment. With the gap left in drug and alcohol addiction treatment (after the closing of the Alcohol & Drug Addiction Program through the ADMHS board), we decided to enhance our treatment for adults. It only made sense.” The move to the expanded office allows Quest to offer more services. With the merger, Quest will be able to offer addiction and mental health services under one roof. Studies show 70 percent of people with addiction problems have an underlying mental health issue. “The trend in drug abusers is changing. The new face of addiction are individuals with a family and a job,” Larry A. Townsend, a licensed independent chemical dependency counselor – clinical supervisor at Quest, stated. “A lot of people use (addiction and mental health) services and (the number) is going to get bigger.”

Counselors and Court officials realize you can’t put these people in prison; they need treatment and to access to a “recovery-oriented community.” Hochadel commented on the merger saying, “We believe this will allow for improved client care that includes access to all behavioral health services. Keeping services within one organization will assist in program development as the community and state enter into a time of behavioral health care transformation.” The organization will also offer educational services such as a weekly family education program. Hochadel said Quest is “beyond blessed” to be involved in the Carroll County community. “We want to raise awareness and encourage people to at least engage in the conversation about addiction and mental health issues,” he stated, noting Quest has a good working relationship with the ADAHMS board, county courts and the community. “It is nice to come to a place where we are so welcome.”

Quest and Community Services of Stark County serve over 10,000 clients per year in 16 different sites throughout Stark and Carroll Counties and currently employ 375 individuals. Community Services of Stark County, Inc. is a not-for-profit social service/behavioral health agency founded in 1919 by 10 concerned citizens who wished to find a way to help children orphaned as a result of WWI and/or the flu pandemic of 1918. The first Executive Committee drew up the constitution defining the purpose of the agency: to provide assistance to those in need; specifically to provide services to orphans, widows and the homeless. The intake policy was defined only to the extent that no one would be turned away. Quest was founded in 1969 and has provided education, prevention and treatment of alcohol, drugs and other addictive behaviors. Today Quest offers outpatient services, residential treatment facilities for both male and female, adolescent and adult, and other services.

Quest Recovery & Prevention is located at 245 Second St., NW, Carrollton. For additional information on programs they offer, call 330-627-0087 or visit http://questrs.org.

Open house celebrates Quest expansion

Quest inside office

Cathy Beckley (standing) intake specalist, and Kimberly Kendall, case management counselor, both at Quest, look over paperwork at the Carrollton office.

Area residents now have expanded services for drug and alcohol addiction, recovery and prevention. Quest Recovery and Prevention Services held an open house Aug. 5 to celebrate the newly expanded Carrollton Outpatient Office located at 245 Second St., NW. They have been providing individual counseling, assessments and referrals since 2012 and wanted to expand their footprint in the county. With the closure of the Carroll County Drug and Alcohol Addiction Program and the good relationship Quest has established with the Carroll County Courts, the time to expand was right. As the increase in drug and alcohol use continues to rise, Quest can also offer additional services. They are able to serve not only adults, but are now offering services to adolescents such as assessments, individual counseling, intensive outpatient program (IOP), diversion programs, and other court-ordered programs developed in conjunction with Carroll County Court of Common Pleas. Clients enter the newly remodeled building from Second St. NW. A handicapped parking space is located curbside. The building features a waiting room, conference-like middle room and offices for privacy.

Five staff members currently work in the Carrollton office. The office is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. (support staff leave at 5 p.m.). Counselors are currently assisting around 70 clients, which is considered a large caseload. Plans are to eventually have four full-time counselors on staff. Larry A. Townsend, a licensed independent chemical dependency counselor – clinical supervisor, is working in the Carrollton office. He works with multi offenders, recurring alcohol issues, and anger management issues. He plans to start a women specific group and noted the facility has space for weekly AA meetings. “We want people to know we are here and we want to make a difference,” he stated. “We are trying to make it more friendly and community oriented.” Mike Garcar, development and marketing coordinator, said, “There is a huge need for these services for the fact a majority of these people are coming to us through the court system.”

SERVICES

Quest offers individual and group settings for traditional or intensive outpatient treatment. Groups are geared toward the specific needs of each client whether it involves multiple DUI offenders, relapse prevention, trauma focused groups or women’s groups. Along with Carrollton, Quest serves clients in Alliance, Canton, Massillon and Minerva. “The amount of clients is overwhelming. They projected the number of clients in an eight-county area to reach 400 in one year,” Garcar noted. “That number has been raised to 1,000. Carroll County is playing a big part in those numbers.” On average a client spends 120-150 days going through the IOP program. Once they have been through an assessment, an IOP client begins counseling three times a week for four weeks. They progress to stepdown, which includes counseling two times a week for four weeks. If they do not relapse, they move to the prevention portion where they meet their counselor once a week for four weeks. “Many of the clientele consider the program amazing,” Townsend said. “They don’t want to have to stop participating.” Due to this scenario, he is considering starting an alumni group with guest speakers consisting of people who have completed the program.

In May, Quest launched a recovery house for men in Carroll County in conjunction with the Alcohol Drug and Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) board in New Philadelphia. The house allows men who are in recovery the opportunity to live in a drug-free environment and receive peer support as they step back into the community from treatment.

Residents pay a portion of their income in rent and receive supportive services through Quest’s Carrollton office.

IMMEDIATE ACTION

Heroin is a huge issue in the eight county area involving those as young as age 14. Quest has a program for anyone with a heroin addiction. A person wishing to get sober can call and make an appointment to see a doctor the very same day. “This is a huge service to offer residents. People who are ready to get sober can have a place to go,” Garcar explained. “Addiction is a disease of the brain. It is progressive and can kill if not treated. They receive medication that day to combat dependency.” Clients then receive in or out patient treatment, are assigned a case manager and recovery coach with no lapse in their treatment plan.

PREVENTION

In a Quest brochure, it states, “At Quest, we believe that the best way to solve a problem is to prevent it before it occurs.” Quest counselors are being proactive by working with at risk youth to teach them positive actions and habits. They have been working with Carrollton High School students for several years. School based programs include: The All Stars Program, Life Skill Training, Project Alert, Positive Action and The Leadership and Resiliency Program. These programs provide education and help teens develop skills to cope with peer pressure and build self-esteem. Quest also provide prevention presentations. Townsend and Garcar both agree, “Prevention work continues to increase because kids are abusing at younger and younger ages.” Anyone interested in scheduling an appointment can call the office. After an assessment which lasts around two hours, counselors can diagnose the client’s issue and level of care needed. Quest Recovery & Prevention Services does take walk-in clients. For more information on programs and services offered by Quest, call the Carrollton office at 330-627-0087 or visit http://questrs.org.

Legal Notices

IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS CARROLL COUNTY, OHIO CASE NO.: 15CVH28228

Judge: Dominick E. Olivito, Jr.

JAMES E. GOINGS and MARY ELLEN GOINGS Plaintiffs, -vs- DEAN R. ICKES, and/or his unknown heirs Defendant

NOTICE BY PUBLICATION To Dean R. Ickes and/or his unknown heirs, whose last known address is Route 5, Twp. Road 339, New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663: You are hereby notified that you have been named a defendant in a legal action captioned James E. Goings and Mary Ellen Goings, plaintiffs vs. Dean R. Ickes and/or his unknown heirs, defendant. The action has been assigned case number 15CVH28228 and is pending in the Common Pleas Court of Carroll County, Ohio. The object of the complaint is to cause a forfeiture and cancellation of the land installment contract for the 1.515 acres, more or less, in Fox Township, Carroll County, Ohio, said contract being recorded December 4, 1981 in Land Contract Volume 6, Page 829 in the office of the Recorder of Carroll County, Ohio. The prayer demands that the land installment contract judicially be declared forfeited. You are required to answer within twenty- eight (28) days after the last publication of this notice which will be published once each week for six consecutive weeks. The last publication will be made on October 1, 2015 and the 28 days for answer will commence on that date. Should you fail to answer or otherwise respond as required by the Ohio Rules of Civil Procedure, judgment by default will be rendered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint.

s-William R. Wohlwend Clerk of Courts

By Jean Javersak

Published in The Free Press Standard August 27, September 3, 10, 17, 24 and October 1, 2015.

LEGAL NOTICE

Beginning Monday, August 24, 2015, the Carroll County Department of Job and Family Services will accept proposals for potential providers for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families services for eligible Carroll County families. Sought services and specifications may be obtained on the CCDJFS website: www.carrollcountyjfs.com.

Published in The Free Press Standard August 27 and September 3, 2015.

LEGAL BID NOTICE Sealed bids will be accepted by the Carroll Soil and Water Conservation District, 613 North High Street, Carrollton, OH 44615 until 4:00 pm, on Friday, September 11, 2015 for the purchase of a 2006 Ford F-150 2WD, 4 door extended cab. Very good condition, 69,740 original miles. All other specifications are on file in the District Office. Please call 330-627-9852 or email joe.mayle@carrollswcd.org with questions. All bids should include the full name of the individual or company submitting the bid. The truck can be seen at the Carroll SWCD Office during regular work hours. The District reserves the right to accept and/or reject any/all bids. All bids should be sealed and labeled “2006 Ford F150 Truck”.

BY ORDER OF THE CARROLL SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT.

Published in The Free Press Standard August 27 and September 3, 2015.

SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE

The State of Ohio, Carroll County CASE #14CVE27982 U.S. BANK, N.A. Plaintiff vs. GARY L. DAVIS, ET AL Defendant

In pursuance of an Order of Sale in the above entitled Action, I will offer for sale at public auction, in the lobby of the Sheriff’s Office, in Carrollton, in the above named County, on TUESDAY, the 29th day of SEPT., 2015, at 10:00 o’clock A.M., *LEGAL DESCRIPTIONS MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE CARROLL COUNTY RECORDER’S OFFICE, 119 PUBLIC SQUARE, SUITE 205, CARROLLTON, OH *Said Premises Located at: 317 JACKSON ST., MINERVA, OH 44657 08-0000170.000, 08-0000171.000 *Said Premises Appraised at: $27,000.00 TERMS OF SALE: Property must sell for two-thirds of appraised value. 10% deposit of the appraised value required at time of the sale. Personal, Certified or Cashier’s check accepted. Balance due 30 days from date of the sale upon confirmation by the Carroll County Common Pleas Court. Note: Appraisal does not include an interior inspection or viewing by appraisers.

DALE R. WILLIAMS, SHERIFF CARROLL COUNTY, OHIO

LAURITO & LAURITO, LLC 937-743-4878 Attorney

Published in The Free Press Standard September 3, 10 & 17, 2015.

SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE

The State of Ohio, Carroll County CASE #15CVE28146 KEYBANK, N.A. Plaintiff vs. CHERYL A. DOLIN, ET AL

Defendant In pursuance of an Order of Sale in the above entitled Action, I will offer for sale at public auction, in the lobby of the Sheriff’s Office, in Carrollton, in the above named County, on TUESDAY, the 29th day of SEPT., 2015, at 10:00 o’clock A.M., *LEGAL DESCRIPTIONS MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE CARROLL COUNTY RECORDER’S OFFICE, 119 PUBLIC SQUARE, SUITE 205, CARROLLTON, OH *Said Premises Located at: 6178 MACKEL RD NE, MINERVA, OH 44657 01-0000673.000 *Said Premises Appraised at: $18,000.00 TERMS OF SALE: Property must sell for two-thirds of appraised value. 10% deposit of the appraised value required at time of the sale. Personal, Certified or Cashier’s check accepted. Balance due 30 days from date of the sale upon confirmation by the Carroll County Common Pleas Court. Note: Appraisal does not include an interior inspection or viewing by appraisers.

DALE R. WILLIAMS, SHERIFF CARROLL COUNTY, OHIO

WELTMAN WEINBERG & REIS CO LPA 216-685-1170 Attorney

Published in The Free Press Standard September 3, 10 & 17, 2015.

SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE

The State of Ohio, Carroll County CASE #14CVE27964-2 OCWEN LOAN SERVICING LLC Plaintiff vs. UNKNOWN HEIRS OF LISA S. DUTTON, ET AL Defendant

In pursuance of an ALIAS Order of Sale in the above entitled Action, I will offer for sale at public auction, in the lobby of the Sheriff’s Office, in Carrollton, in the above named County, on TUESDAY, the 29th day of SEPT., 2015, at 10:00 o’clock A.M., *LEGAL DESCRIPTIONS MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE CARROLL COUNTY RECORDER’S OFFICE, 119 PUBLIC SQUARE, SUITE 205, CARROLLTON, OH *Said Premises Located at: 2074 WEDGE ROAD, CARROLLTON, OH 44615 33-0001185.000, 33-0000970.00 *Said Premises Appraised at: $45,000.00 TERMS OF SALE: Property must sell for two-thirds of appraised value. 10% deposit of the appraised value required at time of the sale. Personal, Certified or Cashier’s check accepted. Balance due 30 days from date of the sale upon confirmation by the Carroll County Common Pleas Court. Note: Appraisal does not include an interior inspection or viewing by appraisers.

DALE R. WILLIAMS, SHERIFF CARROLL COUNTY, OHIO

JOHN D. CLUNK 330-436-0300 Attorney

Published in The Free Press Standard September 3, 10 & 17, 2015.

SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE

The State of Ohio, Carroll County CASE #14CVE27970 PNC BANK, N.A. Plaintiff vs. JOSEPH D. SCHOCKLING, ET AL Defendant

In pursuance of an Order of Sale in the above entitled Action, I will offer for sale at public auction, in the lobby of the Sheriff’s Office, in Carrollton, in the above named County, on TUESDAY, the 29th day of SEPT., 2015, at 10:00 o’clock A.M., *LEGAL DESCRIPTIONS MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE CARROLL COUNTY RECORDER’S OFFICE, 119 PUBLIC SQUARE, SUITE 205, CARROLLTON, OH *Said Premises Located at: 1154 KENSINGTON RD NE, CARROLLTON, OH 44615 09-0000466.000 *Said Premises Appraised at: $60,000.00 TERMS OF SALE: Property must sell for two-thirds of appraised value. 10% deposit of the appraised value required at time of the sale. Personal, Certified or Cashier’s check accepted. Balance due 30 days from date of the sale upon confirmation by the Carroll County Common Pleas Court. Note: Appraisal does not include an interior inspection or viewing by appraisers.

DALE R. WILLIAMS, SHERIFF CARROLL COUNTY, OHIO

LAURITO & LAURITO, LLC 937-743-4878 Attorney

Published in The Free Press Standard September 3, 10 & 17, 2015.

SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE

The State of Ohio, Carroll County CASE #15CVE28111 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. Plaintiff vs. DIANE M. SHAFFER, NKA DIANE M. HENDERSON Defendant

In pursuance of an Order of Sale in the above entitled Action, I will offer for sale at public auction, in the lobby of the Sheriff’s Office, in Carrollton, in the above named County, on TUESDAY, the 29th day of SEPT., 2015, at 10:00 o’clock A.M., *LEGAL DESCRIPTIONS MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE CARROLL COUNTY RECORDER’S OFFICE, 119 PUBLIC SQUARE, SUITE 205, CARROLLTON, OH *Said Premises Located at: 4138 APOLLO RD SE, AMSTERDAM, OH 43903 17-0000304.000, 17-0000305.001, 17-0000305.003 *Said Premises Appraised at: $99,000.00 TERMS OF SALE: Property must sell for two-thirds of appraised value. 10% deposit of the appraised value required at time of the sale. Personal, Certified or Cashier’s check accepted. Balance due 30 days from date of the sale upon confirmation by the Carroll County Common Pleas Court. Note: Appraisal does not include an interior inspection or viewing by appraisers.

DALE R. WILLIAMS, SHERIFF CARROLL COUNTY, OHIO

JOHN D. CLUNK 330-436-0300 Attorney

Published in The Free Press Standard September 3, 10 & 17, 2015.

Looking Back

60 YEARS AGO (From 1955 FPS File)

Participants in The Ralph Sterling Centennial celebration parade included Mrs. Margaret Fisher, who organized the parade; John Kempthorne, former sheriff who led the “Old Moody Band”; Walter Mills, representing an Indian scout; Dr. Robert Fisher, representing the first circuit preacher, and Dr. Ray George, representing Peter Bohart, founder of Centreville. Carroll County volunteers answering induction call LXIV included Kenneth L. Carman, leader, of Mineral City, Merle G. Hiner of Minerva, John R. Yeager and Keith A. Baker, both of Harlem Springs, William A. Campbell Jr. of Carrollton, Jason Ludy of Waynesburg and Richard J. Otte of Dellroy. Robert Boggs of Rt. 4, Carrollton, and William Dayhuff of Dellroy were elected to the Carroll County Farm Bureau Board of Directors for three-year terms each. James Hart, proprietor of the Hart Motor Company in Salineville, was host to 61 Little Leaguers and champions from Salineville and vicinity at an outing at the Atwood Yacht Club.

50 YEARS AGO (From 1965 FPS File)

Glynis Richards of Windsor, Brisbane, Australia, arrived in Carrollton to attend classes as a junior at Carrollton High School for the 1965-66 school year under the sponsorship of the Carrollton Rotary Club. Thomas A. Goetz, 35, was named the new principal at Augusta elementary school. Announcement was made of the planned Oct. 31 retirement of Harry F. McLaughlin Sr., who had served as Carrollton’s Postmaster since 1951. Graduating from Aultman Hospital School of Nursing were Elizabeth Pothorski, a 1960 graduate of Carrollton School; Rita Shultz and Genia Gromley, both 1962 CHS graduates. The Class F team in the Carroll County Hot Stove Baseball League, sponsored by the Carroll County Veterans Club, won the county HSL championship by defeating the Richmond HSL team 8-0. Managed by Rex Henry and Mike Bosh, team names were Randy Huffman and Mike Henry, bat boys; John Morgan, Tom McCloskey, George Shotwell, Kim Bosh, Gary Palmer, Roger Huffman, Greg Smith, Kevin Merrick, Alan Miller, Rockey Smith, Ricky Thompson, Bill Grim, Richard McCloskey and Terry Ankrom.

40 YEARS AGO (From 1975 FPS File)

Twenty new teachers joined the faculty of the Carrollton Exempted Village School District. They included Mrs. Carmella J. Scopel, Miss Deborah Ingold, Miss JoAnn C. Walker, Miss Jeanine Tinlin, Mrs. Kathy Hutchison, Miss Sharon Slentz, Mrs. Janet Schopfer, Miss Joyce Reeder, Mrs. Kathleen Wallace, Mrs. Janet B. Thomas, Miss Eileen B. Wuthrick, Miss Denise Cheviron, Mrs. Virginia Bird, Douglas Moser, Robert Dye, Lowell Bacon, Thomas V. Rutledge, Miss Nancy Fogg, Miss Barbara Gates and Richard Edie. The Carrollton Warriors Marching Band’s 1975 majorette corps included Lori McLaughlin, Diane Bitgood, Darlene Crabbs, Jane Yoder and Kathy Guess, head majorette. Leading the cheers for Carrollton High School’s home and away football games for the 1975 season were Jackie Salisbury, Tammy Williamson, Nancy Jenkins, Debbie Manfull and Lori Shick. Members of Carrollton High School’s 1975 cross country team, coached by Craig Winters, were Greg Roof, Kevin Spears, Scott Wade, Bret Harsh, Jim Jarosz, Jeff McClelland, Mark Knisley, Roger Lanka, Barry Gaines, Jerry Kirkpatrick, Frank Jarosz, Randy Borland, Keith Brady, Ralph Brady, Jeff Gween, Dave Stewart, Mike Burns and Glenn McConnell.

30 YEARS AGO (From 1985 FPS File)

A strike by the teachers’ union was averted in the Carrollton Exempted Village School District upon the ratification of a new three-year contract with the Carrollton Education Association which provided for a salary increase from the $13,800 base to $14,700. Jeff Crowl was appointed to Malvern Village Council to fill the unexpired term of Don Whittington who resigned. The Carrollton Warriors kicked off their 1985 season with a close 16-14 win over Tuslaw.

20 YEARS AGO (From 1995 FPS File)

Carroll County joined four other counties – Belmont, Harrison, Columbiana and Jefferson – in forming a Joint Community Corrections Planning Board of Eastern Ohio to help ease the transition of a new Ohio Senate Bill in which counties will be required to keep more felons in their own jails rather than sending them to state facilities. Minerva and Carrollton squared off in a classic golf match to start the season’s competition and the visiting Warriors came away with a narrow win based on a fifth man tie breaker by Travis Ledford who shot a 49 for the Warriors and edged Minerva’ Brock Powell by one stroke. Mary Beth Shirk, daughter of John and Judy Lowdermilk of Carrollton, was named Hospital Pharmacist of the Year by the Ohio Society of Hospital Pharmacists.

10 YEARS AGO (From 2005 FPS File)

Jeff Yeager took over as Carroll County’s new treasurer, carrying on the Yeager name by succeeding his uncle, John R. Yeager. “Quilt Square Park” was established on a county owned lot former site of Mills Jewelry on W. Main St. in Carrollton. Five Carroll County 4-H Club members received trophies at the 2005 Ohio State Fair for their projects. They included Ryan Buck, Jeff Simmons, Tyler Moore, Joseph Sabella and Grace Sabella. Ten new teachers joined the faculty of the Carrollton School District. They included Mrs. Patricia Wey, Mrs. Lisa Truman, Mrs. Holly Johns, Ms. Kristina Edie, Ms. Rhonda Marshall, Mrs. Michelle Eddy, Mrs. Stephanie Glasure, Fred Schluter, Ned Lauver and Mrs. Cheryl Bell.

School board approves tax agreement for assisted living facility

The Carrollton Board of Education approved a tax increment financing (TIF) arrangement for a proposed assisted living facility and an agreement with a Columbus underwriter firm for a proposed new schools building project at a special meeting Aug. 28.

The TIF arrangement approval was made at the request of the Carroll County Board of Commissioners which required approval by both the Commissioners and the Board of Education for Chaela Enterprises, LLC to construct an approximately 60-bed, 38,000 square foot assisted living facility in Center Twp., just north of Carrollton. The facility is estimated to cost at least $4 million and will require the extension of water and sanitary sewer lines at an estimated cost of $400,000. Due to the cost involved, Chaela is proceeding with a TIF arrangement that will enable the company to receive all of the TIF revenue from a 75%, 10-year, rolling TIF and thus offset some or all of the costs of the water and sewer line extensions, plus other costs of public infrastructure improvements. Approval of the agreement with Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, enables the school district to obtain the required services of an underwriter for the district’s Ohio Facility Commission construction project for the construction of a new school facility complex at no cost to the district.

During the special meeting, eight supplemental contracts were awarded for the 2015 -16 school year. They included Adam R. Shipkey, football varsity assistant coach; Cameron D. Clapper, football freshman head coach; Cody Stragan and Brandon Cline, football freshman assistant coaches; Kyle A. Poole and Todd Brown, football Middle School 7th grade coaches; Rodney A. Wood and Richard A. Moyer, football Middle School 8th grade coaches. The board also approved Brooke A. Smith as a substitute teacher and approved changing the date of hiring of Mrs. Karen Ault, a teacher, from Aug. 17 to Aug. 3. The board’s next regular meeting is Sept. 8 at 6 p.m. at the POWER Training Center, 209 Scio Rd. SW, Carrollton.