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Tips to make informed choices about student debt
Jul 13, 2017 12:00 AM

Tips to make informed choices about student debt

(NAPS) -- Millions of students are pursuing a college degree in the hope that it leads to a successful career and a meaningful life. It can seem like the only way to a stable financial future. But is it really?

Jul 13, 2017 12:00 AM

Carroll County Grand Jury

Carroll County Prosecuting Attorney Steven D. Barnett has announced that Part II of the Carroll County Grand Jury met July 5 for a half-day session.

Scout troops help assemble flags for Field of Honor
Jul 13, 2017 12:00 AM

Scout troops help assemble flags for Field of Honor

Scouts from Girl Scout Troop 60314, Boy Scout Troop 155, and Cub Pack 155 helped the Rotary Club of Malvern assemble 801 flags for the rotary's Field Of Honor July 12-16. The field will be held at the Malvern United Methodist Church.

Jul 13, 2017 12:00 AM

Malvern Council prepares for village events

Malvern Village Council held its meeting July 5 and once again was visited by Rev. Wally Anderson, volunteer chair of the Malvern Field of Honor about the event beginning July 12.

By Thomas Clapper tclapper@the-review.com
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Jul 13, 2017 12:00 AM

Brown Local teachers receiving 3-percent raises

Teachers within Brown Local Schools District are receiving annual 3 percent pay raises under a new contract with the Brown Local Board of Education. The school board recently approved the four-year labor pact with the Malvern Educators Association.

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14th 'Dancing on the Bridge' set for Sept. 9
Jul 13, 2017 12:00 AM

14th 'Dancing on the Bridge' set for Sept. 9

The 14th annual Dancing on the Bridge celebration will be held on Saturday, Sept. 9, in downtown Malvern.

Malvern American Legion sends three to Buckeye Boys State
Jul 13, 2017 12:00 AM

Malvern American Legion sends three to Buckeye Boys State

American Legion Valley Post 375 sent juniors Isaac Moser, Jacob Wise and Ryan Ferguson of Malvern High School, to participate in the 2017 Buckeye Boys State at Miami University June 11-18.

Jul 13, 2017 12:00 AM

How to cope with, and beat, summer heat

(StatePoint) Summer can be hot, sticky and downright uncomfortable. It can also be dangerous if you are not prepared. Cope with the heat this summer and stay healthy and safe with these helpful tips. Maintain your air conditioner.

Jul 13, 2017 12:00 AM

Rural people will have fewer insurance choices next year

As Obamacare approaches its fifth sign-up season, policyholders in many parts of the country are facing a marketplace with fewer choices and higher premiums. A New York Times analysis has found that 45 percent of U.S.

By Trudy Lieberman Thinking About Health
Jul 13, 2017 12:00 AM

Free meal program in Stark for school-aged children

The Ohio Department of Education once again is sponsoring the Summer Food Service Program, which provides children ages 18 and younger with free meals during the summer break when they no longer have access to school breakfasts and lunches.

By Kelli Weir Gatehouse Ohio Media
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Three ways that seniors can protect their vision
Jul 13, 2017 12:00 AM

Three ways that seniors can protect their vision

(StatePoint) While you may take healthy eyes for granted, it's important to know that as you age, you become more susceptible to conditions that can impair your vision. The effects of vision loss can be devastating, harming one's quality of life and independence.

Hulit and Bower are back from Buckeye Girls State
Jul 13, 2017 12:00 AM

Hulit and Bower are back from Buckeye Girls State

American Legion Valley Post 375 sent Kelsi Hulit and Hannah Bower as this year's participants for the Buckeye Girls State program. Juniors Hulit and Bower of Malvern High School, participated in the 2017 Buckeye Girls State at the University of Mount Union on June 11-17.

Fairgrounds to feature new improvements
Jul 13, 2017 12:00 AM

Fairgrounds to feature new improvements

Several improvements to the fairgrounds, buildings and other changes will be at the 2017 Carroll County Fair. "This year there is going to be just one fee of $10 to get in and that includes rides," said Wes Frew, Jr. Fair secretary.

Ohio county fair schedule 2017
Jul 13, 2017 12:00 AM

Ohio county fair schedule 2017

July Fairs Marion County (Marion) July 3-8 Harrison County (Cadiz) July 3-8 Clinton County (Wilmington) July 8-15 Madison County (London) July 8-15 Adams County (West Union) July 9-15 Lawrence County (Proctorville) July 9-15 Logan County (Bellefont

Safety tips for fairs and carnivals
Jul 13, 2017 12:00 AM

Safety tips for fairs and carnivals

Carnivals, county fairs and street festivals can make for fun family outings. The nice weather just beckons people outdoors, and weekend after weekend resourceful carnival goers can probably find a fair nearby. But revelers need to make sure their experiences are as safe as they are fun.

Fair Board Members
Jul 13, 2017 12:00 AM

Fair Board Members

The Carroll County Agricultural Society is under the jurisdiction of the Carroll County Senior Fair Board. Board members are elected for a three-year term from each of the county's 14 townships.

2017 Carroll County Fair schedule
Jul 13, 2017 12:00 AM

2017 Carroll County Fair schedule

Monday, July 17 6 p.m. - Tractor Pull 9:30 p.m. - Back to the Barn 2 Mile Glow Run/Walk Tuesday, July 18 9 a.m. - Dairy Show 12 p.m. - Harness Racing 3:30 p.m. - Fair Royalty Presentation 4:30 p.m. - Cowboy & Cowgirl Presentation 5 p.m.

Favorite tasty treats of fairgoers
Jul 13, 2017 12:00 AM

Favorite tasty treats of fairgoers

State and county fair season has arrived, and that means there will be rides and games galore. While many people are drawn to fairs by the entertainment, just as many are willing to stand in line for the unique and tasty foods that seem to embody fair and carnival fun.

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Carroll County Fair king and queen to be named July 18
Jul 13, 2017 12:00 AM

Carroll County Fair king and queen to be named July 18

The 2017 Carroll County Fair Royalty will be named at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 18, at the midway stage.

Ryan Bowman to show rabbits at his final fair year
Jul 13, 2017 12:00 AM

Ryan Bowman to show rabbits at his final fair year

Ryan Bowman is in his 10th and final year in the Stillfork 4-H Club and will attend his final Carroll County Fair as a showman this year, before moving onto his post-high school career. Bowman will not only show goats, ducks and pigs, but rabbits which are special to him.

By Thomas Clapper tclapper@the-review.com