Celebration, fun run planned for Atwood Lake Trail completion

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Keefer breaking gender barrier one kick at a time

By Jordan Miller Sports Editor –   Most girls go to high school football games to watch their boyfriend play or jump up and down in their cheer uniform. Taylor Keefer, a More »

Area school districts scheduled to resume classes

BUCKEYE CAREER CENTER Buckeye Career Center will hold its annual Orientation Fair Wednesday, Aug. 17, from 12:30 to 7:30 p.m. More »

Family farms stand the test of time

By Carol McIntire Editor   Eight Carroll County farms that have stood the test of time were honored during a special presentation at the Carroll County Fair. Carroll County Recorder Patricia Oyer More »

Minerva alumni outlast Carrollton en route to 30-15 win

By Jordan Miller Sports Editor –   After winning the first Carrollton vs. Minerva alumni football game 10-0 last season, Carrollton found themselves on the opposite side of the scoreboard this year. More »

 

Elizabeth (Blazer) Lanham, 90

Elizabeth (Blazer) Lanham, 90, of Alliance, passed away Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016, in Erma CrandallErma Lanham obit BW Medical Center, Sebring. Erma joined her husband, Don, who preceded her in death in June 2015.

Born March 14, 1926, in Carrollton, she was a daughter to Jay and Lura Pearl (Marshall) Blazer.

She retired from Alliance City Schools where she was employed as a reading teaching assistant at

_South Lincoln Elementary School. Her school career started as a lunchroom aide at Liberty Elementary.

She served as a Girl Scout leader for many years. In retirement, she volunteered at Alliance Community Hospital, her church, Camp LiMRod, Meals on Wheels, Habitat for Humanity, and the Duvall Home in Florida. She enjoyed camping with Don all over the country, making friends all over the USA.

She was a faithful member of First United Presbyterian Church for more than 60 years, with a special affection for the church’s Camp LiMRod which she helped to get off the ground.

Erma is survived by her children, Jane Kennett (John), Jim Lanham (Missy) and Judy Fetterolf; grandchildren, Rachel, Ryan, Andrew (Hayley), Claire, Emily and Carly; sister, Frances Mumaw; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; and her son-in-law, Scott Fetterolf.

A memorial service will be held Sept. 17 at 1 p.m. in First United Presbyterian Church in Alliance.

The family would like to thank Crandall Medical Center, Copeland Oaks and First United Presbyterian Church for all of their love and care.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First United Presbyterian Church, 425 E. Market St., Alliance, OH 44601 or to the Alliance Lions Club, c/o Jim Greiner 6166 Union Ave. Alliance, OH 44601.

Arrangements are by Cassaday-Turkle-Christian Funeral Home 75 S. Union Ave., Alliance, OH 44601. Friends may register online at www.ctcfuneral.com.

 

 

Eugene Frazier, 77

Eugene Frazier, 77, of Malvern, passed away Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016, in Carroll Health Care Center.Eugene Frazier obit BW

Born Sept. 23, 1938,in Jeffersonville, KY, he was a son of the late Sam and Helen (Smith) Frazier.

He was a foreman at TRW and PCC in Minerva. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and was active in Hanoverton Masonic Lodge,

Gene is survived by his wife of 54 years, Judith (Wilson) Frazier; a daughter, Cheryl, (Larry) Barrett, of Wintersville; a granddaughter, Amber Denman; a brother, Earl L, (Brenda) Frazier, of Minerva; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a son Eugene Frazier, Jr., and a brother, Sam Frazier, Jr.

Funeral services will be held Aug. 29 at 11 a.m. in Deckman-Bartley Funeral Home, Malvern. Calling hours will be, Monday, one hour before services in the funeral home. Burial will be in Bethlehem Cemetery.

Friends may express condolences online at www.bartleyfuneralhome.com.

 

Celebration, fun run planned for Atwood Lake Trail completion

The newly developed paved trail and walking bridge at Atwood Lake Park is open for business!

Fairy tale trip: Make-A-Wish sends Gracey Mayle, family to storybook village

By Leigh Ann Rutledge

Accent Editor

 

Gracey Mayle will have a story to tell when her teacher asks what she did during summer vacation.

Mayle, 8, of Carrollton, her sister, great grandparents and their niece, traveled to central Florida June 11-17 where they spent a week at Give Kids the World (GKTW) Village. GKTW is a 79-acre non-profit “storybook” resort that hosts children with life threatening illnesses and their families from around the world for a weeklong cost-free vacation.

Keefer breaking gender barrier one kick at a time

By Jordan Miller

Sports Editor –

 

Most girls go to high school football games to watch their boyfriend play or jump up and down in their cheer uniform.

Taylor Keefer, a senior at Carrollton High School (CHS), is putting an end to the stereotype and taking the field with the boys.

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