Local man honored for life-saving efforts

CARROLLTON – Adam G. Reed was honored by Carroll County Sheriff Dale Williams and Carrollton Fire Chief Tom Mesler for his live-saving efforts during a recent county commissioners meeting. Reed was praised More »

Warriors’ win over Canton South sets stage for match against Minerva

By Carol McIntire Editor   Carrollton improved to 5-1 in the Northeastern Buckeye Conference wrestling standings with a 63-12 win over Canton South and set the stage for the battle for second More »

Pasiuk proud of team effort in State Duals, league meet with Alliance

By Carol McIntire Editor   CARROLLTON – The Warriors wrestled two matches against Division I opponents last Wednesday in State Duals competition and returned to the mat Thursday night at home to More »

Carroll County Farm Bureau lends a helping hand

CARROLL COUNTY – Carroll County Farm Bureau(CCFB) donated $2,000 to two organizations that serve area residents during the Jan. 23 membership kick-off drive. Bernie Heffelbower, county president, presented checks for $1,000 each More »

Speech, drama students qualify for state tournament

Seven Carrollton High School speech team students have qualified for state competition. The team members competed for a spot at the Ohio High School Speech and Debate Association’s state finals Feb. 3 More »


Conotton Valley BOE approves list of supplemental contracts

Several supplemental contracts were approved for the 2018-19 school year by the Conotton Valley Board of Education at its Jan. 18 meeting. They included:

Julie Herman, assistant varsity/JV volleyball coach; Brant Gardner, head football coach; Mike Reese and Ty Carrothers, assistant varsity football coaches; Matt Grezlik, head junior high football coach; Keith Imes, assistant junior high football coach; Michelle Eckstein, varsity volleyball coach; Melanie Schaar, head junior high volleyball coach; Rob Blick, varsity golf coach; Jonathan Stuck, head marching band director; Lori Daniels, musical/play director, and Thomas Daniels, assistant musical/play director.

In other business, the Board:

Community Lenten services begin Feb. 20

Five weekly Tuesday evening Lenten services have been scheduled by the Carroll County Ministerial Association, along with a Good Friday service to which the public is invited.

All services will be held at 7 p.m. on the following dates and locations:

Feb. 20 – Carrollton Nazarene Church, 274 5th St. NW, Carrollton; Speaker: Rev. Kimberly Arbaugh;

Feb. 27 – One Way Youth Center, 199 McCook Ave. NE, Carrollton; Speaker: Rev. Chuck Wilson;

March 6 – Carrollton Bible Chapel, 365 Steubenville Rd. SE, Carrollton; Speaker: Olivia Coil;

March 13 – The Bridge, Rosebud building at north end of Carroll County fairgrounds; Speaker: Rev. Grace Baughman;

March 20 – Carrollton First Presbyterian Church, 200 N. Lisbon St., Carrollton; Speaker: Rev. Gordon Warner;

The Good Friday service March 30 will be held at Wesley Community Chapel, 569 12th St. NW, Carrollton; Speaker: Rev. Mike Doak.

Bowling teams lead league standings, control own destiny

Sam Natcher rolled a 417 last week to lead the Warrior boys bowling team past Dover at Carroll Lanes.

With three matches left in the regular season, the Carrollton boys and girls bowling teams both hold down the top spot in the Stark County Bowling Conference.

The boys team picked up a win over league foe Dover at Carroll Lanes Feb. 6. Carrollton won the individual game competition by a score of 1754 to 1529. They also won the baker, 831-603 for a total score of 2585 – 2132.

Senior Sam Natcher rolled games of 241 and 176 for a total of 417. Zac Roberts rolled games of 208 and 199 for a total of 407 and Damon Gilland rolled games of 158 and 193 for a 351. Several Carrollton bowlers rolled single games, including Emmett Davis, 121; Mark Grimm,143; Kaleb Nape, 152; and Brycen Carter, 163.

Christian Penick of Dover rolled games of 208 and 224 to lead the Tornadoes. Lucas Marsh followed with games of 161 and 166 for a 327.

With the win, Carrollton improved to 10-5 overall and 8-1 in the league.

Students excel at solo, ensemble contest

Front row (from left) are Abby Shockey, vocal soprano; Bethany Leggett and Rebecca Stoneman, both instrumental piano.
Back row (from left) are Emmett Davis, vocal bass; Olan Domer, snare drum and vocal baritone; Robert Husted, tenor, and Elijah Lutton, snare drum.


Eleven Carrollton High School instrumental and vocal music students participated in the Ohio Music Education Association’s District 8 solo and ensemble contest Saturday, Jan. 20, at Massillon Washington High School.

The Carrollton students earned eight superior ratings and four excellent ratings.

Soloists receiving superior ratings are shown in the submitted photo. Soloists receiving excellent rating included Jocelyn Sellers, trumpet; Devin Tipton, snare drum; Olivia Kienzle, alto, and Sarah Wilsford, mezzo-soprano.


Edison Local

Instrumental and vocal music students at Edison High School scored well during the Ohio Music Education Association’s (OMEA) Solo and Ensemble contest Jan. 20 at Washington High School in Massillon.

Health board advisory council to meet March 1

By Nancy Schaar
FPS Correspondent


CARROLLTON – The annual meeting of the District Advisory Council of the Carroll County Health Department is scheduled March 1 at 6 p.m. in the upper level of the Senior Friendship Center.

The council’s membership consists of the president of county commissioners, the mayors of seven villages in the county and the president of board of trustees from each of the fourteen townships.

The Ohio Revised Code states the business of the annual meeting shall consist of the following: elect a chair and the secretary, make necessary appointments to the health board, receive and reconsider annual or special reports from the health board and make recommendations to the health board regarding matters that better the health and sanitation within the district.

The District Advisory Council appoints four members to the health board.  The fifth member is appointed by the health commissioner. Terms are for five years. One member must be a physician.

Current members of the health board are Dr. Walter Scott Stine, president;  Susan Haas, vice president; and Dan Trbovich, Susan McMillen and John Evans, members.

Haas’ term ended and her seat on the board is up for appointment at the March 1 meeting.

Anyone interested in volunteering to serve on the health board should contact one of their township trustees to express interest.

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