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Straight line winds, not a tornado, blamed for tree damage

CARROLL COUNTY – Damage left behind from a storm that hit parts of Carroll County July 5 looked like a tornado hit the area. Carroll County Emergency Agency (EMA) Director Tom Cottis More »

Gridders pay forward with community service project

Members of the Carrollton football team completed a community service project at the Carroll County Health Dept. last week. Coach Phil Mauro said the boys pulled weeds and mulched at the Moody More »

There’s plenty to see, do at 168th county fair

By Carol McIntire Editor   Country singer Jo Dee Messina will headline the entertainment schedule at the 2018 Carroll County Fair, which kicks off a six-day run July 17. Fair Board President More »

County Girls Who Code ‘hack away’ in competition at Akron Art Museum

AKRON – The Girls Who Code Carroll County teamed up with the University of Akron Girls Who Code club to host a Code Hopper Challenge “Hackathon” recently at the Akron Art Museum. More »

Compliant or Standard?

There will be a new look, new process and new options for motorists who renew an Ohio driver’s license beginning July 2. The new Driver’s License and Identification card (DL-ID) will have More »

 

Warrior gridders begin practice July 30

Practice for the 2018 high school football season begins Monday, july 30. Head Coach Phil Mauro said the first week will be held from 8:30 to 11 a.m. and noon – 2 p.m.

The Warriors have a scrimmage/practice scheduled Aug. 7 at 10 a.m. with Steubenville, a scrimmage with Beaver Local Aug. 11 and a scrimmage at Indian Creek Aug. 17 at 7 p.m.

The Warriors open the season Aug. 24 at St. Clairsville. Kickoff is at 7 p.m.

Gridders pay forward with community service project

Members of the Carrollton Warriors football team load mulch into a wheelbarrow as part of a community service project at the Carroll County Health Dept.

Members of the Carrollton football team completed a community service project at the Carroll County Health Dept. last week.

Coach Phil Mauro said the boys pulled weeds and mulched at the Moody Ave. agency.

“We basically gave the place a face lift,” said Mauro, who pitched in and helped his team. “This project is a way for us to pay forward and help make a difference in our community.”

Mauro said Carrollton sports teams recently sponsored a blood drive to benefit the wife of a Warrior football coach at the high school. Fifty pints of blood were drawn during the event.

Mauro expressed appreciation to everyone who helped make the event a success.

“Students Jaret Lane and Mac Tubaugh organized the event, Coach Amanda Tressa and the volleyball team helped out as well as the parents. We appreciate the help of everyone and the support of the community,” he said.

There’s plenty to see, do at 168th county fair

By Carol McIntire
Editor

 

A youngster touches a bronze statue known as the Silent Battle during a visit to the Eyes of Freedom: The Lima Company Memorial earlier this year. The statue will be on display as part of the memorial’s appearanc at the Carroll County Fair.

Country singer Jo Dee Messina will headline the entertainment schedule at the 2018 Carroll County Fair, which kicks off a six-day run July 17.

Fair Board President Mike Lozier said the board is pleased to be able to bring musical entertainment back to the fair stage.

“We received numerous requests to bring a concert back to the fair,” Lozier said. “We are happy to be in a position to make that happen this year.”

Track seats are on sale for the concert at $10 each plus processing. Grandstand seats are free.

“We’re making it affordable to bring the entire family to the fair for the concert,” Lozier noted. “The $10 gate fee includes the price of rides and, with the free grandstand, the entire family can enjoy a day at the fair. We want to thank our sponsors for helping make the concert possible.”

The show begins at 7 p.m. July 21.

Bell-Herron students claim division title at junior golf tournament

A Bell-Herron Middle School student recently won her division at the First National Bank Junior Golf Tournament at Willandale Golf Course in Tuscarawas County.

Madison Bittaker, who will be an 8th grader this fall, captured the title in the 12-year-old and younger division. She shot a 54.

Ashley Garner, who will be a seventh grader when school begins at Bell-Herron, placed third. She shot a 65.

Erin Shockey, a member of the high school girls golf team, placed sixth in the 16-18 age group. She shot an 89.

Deputy Shane Beohm, K9 Otis return to duty

Sheriff Dale Williams (left) is shown with Shane Beohm and his K9 partner, Otis, who recently resumed their duties with the Carroll County Sheriff’s Dept.

Shane Beohm and his K9 dog, Otis, are back on duty with the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office.

The two were off duty the past few months after Shane suffered a stroke and went through a rehabilitation program. Otis recently recertified and on his first assignment back, alerted to contraband.

“He continues to make his presence known,” said Beohm. “Otis is a dual trained dog – he does narcotics and patrol-related duties. We are glad to be back. We have a strong commitment to law enforcement and this office.”

A golf scramble is scheduled July 14 at Carroll Meadows Golf Course to help defray costs associated with the care of Otis. Beohm said proceeds help pay veterinarian bills and for equipment of the K9 vehicle and Otis.

Cost is $60 per person for the scramble, which begins at 8 a.m. To sign up, contact Shane at 330-324-5584 or Melanie Beohm at 330-904-1904. Make checks payable to the Carroll County K9 Fund.

“I appreciate everyone who supports the K9 fund,” said Sheriff Dale Williams, adding he is pleased to have Shane and Otis back with the department.

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