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Work begins next week on SR 9, SR 171 project, detour planned

CARROLLTON – Work is expected to start April 24 that will restrict traffic on State Route 9 (SR 9) north of Carrollton as part of the $1.13 million intersection improvement project that More »

Groundbreaking set May 18 for new Carrollton school

By Nancy Schaar FPS Correspondent   CARROLLTON – Carrollton Schools board of education members are making plans for a ground breaking ceremony to celebrate the beginning of construction for the new school More »

Stidom pitches perfect game, Warriors top Central Catholic

It was a busy week for the Carrollton girls softball team last week. The Warriors picked up league wins over Alliance and Minerva and non-league wins over Canton Central Catholic and Jackson. More »

Buckeye students design, build electrical unit for Zoar group

NEW PHILADELPHIA – Buckeye Career Center students are again helping to provide electricity to vendors at the various Zoar Community Association festivals. Electrical Systems Technology students recently presented Zoar Community Association President More »

Carrollton football drops to OHSAA Division IV

By Carol McIntire Editor   CARROLLTON – Should the Carrollton Warriors football team be fortunate enough to see post-season action in the 2017 football season, they will be playing Division IV opponents. More »

 

Drew M. Johnson

Drew M. Johnson, infant son of David and Katie (Hinkle) Johnson of Salem, was stillborn Saturday, April 15, 2017 in Aultman Hospital.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by maternal grandparents, Anna Hinkle of Minerva, John Hinkle of Dellroy, paternal grandparents, David and Karen Johnson of Rogers, paternal great grandparents, Katherine Fay Linger of Negley, aunts and uncles, Sean (Cheryl) Hinkle of Dellroy, Kallan Kinkle of Lakewood, Kim (Terry) Rankin of Columbiana and Adam (Janice) Johnson of Rogers.

A graveside service will be held April 28 at 11 a.m, in Zion Cemetery near Dellroy with Terry Rankin officiating. Those wishing to send condolences may sign the online register at www.gotschallfuneralhome.com.

 

 

CV science night is a hit with students, families

By Nancy Schaar
FPS Correspondent

 

Conotton Valley math teacher Amanda Haney (left) and Alexis Bartholomew were one of the most popular booths at the school science fair. The pair made slime and distributed it to students in plastic eggs.

Conotton Valley math teacher Amanda Haney (left) and Alexis Bartholomew were one of the most popular booths at the school science fair. The pair made slime and distributed it to students in plastic eggs.

LEESVILLE -Students and parents enjoyed an education in various science projects at the Science Night held at Conotton Valley schools last week.

Students demonstrated their projects, some of which were homemade lip balm, kinetic sand, instant ice cream, slime, vegetable plants, hand poured soap and more.

Alexis Bartholomew, a sophomore at Conotton Valley, and worked with math teacher, Mrs. Amanda Haney, to create one of the students most popular exhibits Wednesday night.  She made slime and distributed it to students in plastic eggs.

Bartholomew said it was made of polymer liquid glue, liquid starch, and water.

Science teacher Tom Burton and students demonstrated the different properties and reactions of fire.

The school hosts the event annually to allow students to share their science skills with parents and the community.

 

 

 

Work begins next week on SR 9, SR 171 project, detour planned

CARROLLTON – Work is expected to start April 24 that will restrict traffic on State Route 9 (SR 9) north of Carrollton as part of the $1.13 million intersection improvement project that began last fall.

Next week, SR 9 traffic will be maintained in one lane with flaggers for pipe installation prior to the road closing May 1 for 30 days.

Starting May 1, SR 9 traffic will be detoured on SR 39 west to SR 43 north to SR 171 east back to SR 9, and reverse.

The project will improve the intersection by horizontally realigning SR 9 (Kensington Rd.) and raising the vertical profile of SR 171 (Waynesburg Rd.).

Tree and stump cutting work was completed last year to allow for required utility relocations.

ODOT’s contractor is Central-Allied Enterprises Inc., from Canton. The completion date is Sept. 30, 2017.

 

 

Groundbreaking set May 18 for new Carrollton school

By Nancy Schaar
FPS Correspondent

 

CARROLLTON – Carrollton Schools board of education members are making plans for a ground breaking ceremony to celebrate the beginning of construction for the new school building.

The event is set to take place May 18. State dignitaries have been invited along with local officials and business leaders.

Superintendent Dave Quattrochi said there will be a canned food drive for students to participate in to benefit the Akron Canton food bank. For every five cans of food brought in by each student, they will receive a ticket to be placed in a drawing in which 20 students, two from each grade, will be chosen to participate in the ground breaking ceremony.

The new facility will be located at the school property on SR 332, just south of the village of Carrollton, and will house grades 6 to 12.

Additional information will be released as plans are completed.

Stidom pitches perfect game, Warriors top Central Catholic

Shelbee Stidom, who threw a perfect game against Canton Central Catholic last week, releases the ball during a home game against Minerva.

Shelbee Stidom, who threw a perfect game against Canton Central Catholic last week, releases the ball during a home game against Minerva.

It was a busy week for the Carrollton girls softball team last week.

The Warriors picked up league wins over Alliance and Minerva and non-league wins over Canton Central Catholic and Jackson. The team fell to Jackson in the second game of a doubleheader.

The highlight of the week was against Canton Central Catholic when junior pitcher Shelbee Stidom threw a perfect game against the Crusaders.

Canton Central Catholic

Shelbee Stidom threw a perfect game when the Warriors traveled to Canton for a non-league contest with the Crusaders. Carrollton left with a 13-0 victory.

Stidom struck out nine batters in five innings of work.

Offensively, for the Warriors, who banged out 10 hits, Drake had a home run and Courtney Shine hit a double. Drake picked up five RBI and Brady was credited with two RBI. Brenna Campbell had two singles.

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