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 »

Record number pullers compete during Kilgore Homecoming

  Over 200 tractors hooked to the sled during the two days of tractor pulls held at the annual Kilgore Homecoming held Aug. 7 and 8. The 5,500 pound class had a More »

Brown Local school officials hope third time is a charm

Brown Local school officials are hoping the third time is the charm when voters of the school district go to the polls at a special election Tuesday, Aug. 4. Voters are being More »

 

Martha J Cogan

Martha Jean Cogan, 95, of Minerva, died Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, in Alliance Community Hospital.

Born in Canton, she was a daughter to Charles and Blanche Waefler.

She and her husband owned Maple Drive Dairy Farm near East Rochester. She was a nine-year employee of the former Fair Store and managed, then owned Hill’s Shoe Store in Minerva for 25 years.

She was a member of First Church of Christ, Scientist and a life member of Bayard Grange and a member of SWRM club.

She is survived by a daughter, Christine (Chris) Powell of Zoar; son, Vaughn (Susan) Cogan of Carrollton; two grandchildren, Melinda (Aaron) Abrahamson and Dawn (Mick) Malcom; and five great grandchildren, Morgan and Andrew Abrahamson, Avery, Madilyn and Kaylor Malcom.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dwight Cogan, who died in 1993; a brother and sister-in-law, Dwight and Libby Waefler; and recently her beloved cat, Squeeky

Per her wishes, a graveside service will be held Saturday, Aug. 29 at 2 p.m. in the Chapel at East Lawn Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to First Church of Christ, Scientist, 2501 Market Ave. N., Canton, OH 44714. Those wishing to send condolences may sign the online register at www.gotschallfuneralhome.com.

 

Patricia Ann Wuerl, 70

Patricia Wuerl obit CMYK

Patricia Ann Wuerl, 70, of Carrollton passed away Friday evening, Aug. 14, 2015, suddenly and peacefully near long time friend Tom Clark, and her beloved pets, Tara, Syanne, and Emma puppy.

She is survived by her parents, William Preston Bentley and Dorothy Theresa Bendgen; daughter, Mary Catherine Asbury of Lincolnton, NC; and husband, Kevin Asbury, of West Virginia; son, Charles Edward Smyers Jr. of Akron; sister, Carla Miller of Denver; brother, Ronald Dawson of Port Hueneme, CA; niece and nephew, Jennifer Miller Barnett and Jeffery Miller of Denver; grandchildren, Alyssa S. Clark and Travis C. Clark of Carrollton, and Catherine Ann Asbury of West Virginia; great-niece and nephew, Elena Barnett and Fletcher Barnett of Denver; and good friends, Sonja Clark of Tallmadge, Penny Frame of Scio, and Daniel Furr of Lincolnton, NC.

Patty, in her unlimited talents, became an ordained minister, helped people in the medical profession as a LPN. Known by nicknames “Pete” and “Paboo,” Patty enjoyed painting portraits of her family members, playing the piano, cards, reading, gardening, and the study of higher spirituality.

As she would often say, “we’re all gods acting like god damn fools.” We’ll miss you, Patty.

(Adams Mason Funeral Home and Crematory, 330-535-9186)

 

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

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 have manpower to complete. Day of Caring is a communitywide day of hands-on volunteering in which United Way joins businesses with local nonprofits and agencies that have projects that may otherwise go uncompleted.

Warrior soccer teams open season with losses against United Local

 

Boys Soccer #11 goal

Boys Soccer player, Soufiene Al Kadduri dribbles down the field against United Local during the Aug. 22 contest.

Girls Soccer Micah Donley copy

Lady Warrior Freshmen Micah Donley kicks the ball past United Local goalie, Michaela Sturgeon during the game on Aug. 22

United Local 5, CHS Ladies 2 – The Lady Warrior soccer team opened the season at United Local Saturday and fell short 5-2. United’s Lauren Beech opened the game with a pair of early goals before Carrollton’s Micah Donley was able to get down the field and score a goal to bring the Lady Warriors within one goal with 10:19 remaining in the first period. Beech put the ball in the net for a third time during the opening minutes of the second period to put the Eagles up 3-1. Emily Ellyson scored a pair of goals 6 minutes apart to extend United’s lead 5-1. Taylor Keefer, Carrollton junior, scored with