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Jun 23, 2016 12:00 AM

Carroll County Eastern Star meets

Carroll Chapter Order of the Eastern Star met on June 2 with 19 members present. Worthy Matron Brenda Sperber gave a Father's Day greeting to all the fathers.

Jun 9, 2016 12:00 AM

Pleasant Grove UMC to host gospel singers

Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church will host the Golden Street Singers on Sunday, June 19, 10:45 a.m., at 5230 Arrow Road, Minerva.

Jun 9, 2016 12:00 AM

Commissioners discuss 'tightening the belt' in county's budget

Carroll County commissioners began the county's annual mid-cycle budget planning process at the board's May 6 meeting with discussions about a 10-percent cutback that the board is asking each county department to make over the next year.

By Sara Klein Mr. Thrifty Staff Writer
Head Start accepting enrollment
May 26, 2016 12:00 AM

Head Start accepting enrollment

Harcatus Head Start is now enrolling for the 2016-17 school year. Head Start is a free preschool program for children ages 3-5. Locations are available in Carroll, Harrison and Tuscarawas counties.

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Dec 7, 2015 1:50 PM

Community Center to hold Santa Breakfast Dec. 12

The Loudon Township Community Center is having its annual Santa breakfast Saturday, Dec. 12, 9-11 a.m.Cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children 4-11 and free for children under age 3.

Dec 3, 2015 4:00 AM

Economists expect Ohioans to spend $600 million more than last year this holiday season

Economists are expecting Ohioans to spend $600 million more than they did last year on holiday purchases, according to a forecast released Nov. 23.The University of Cincinnati's Economics Center and the Ohio Council of Retail Merchants are projecting a 4.

By Marc Kovac Dix Capital Correspondent
Nov 12, 2015 4:00 AM

Carroll County group addresses drug abuse epidemic

On Oct. 12, 2012, a 21-year-old girl named Holly Noel lay on the floor of her Carrollton home. She was unconscious, had stopped breathing, and her heart had stopped beating.

By Sara Klein News Leader Staff Writer
Carroll County group addresses drug abuse epidemic
Nov 12, 2015 4:00 AM

Carroll County group addresses drug abuse epidemic

On Oct. 12, 2012, a 21-year-old girl named Holly Noel lay on the floor of her Carrollton home. She had stopped breathing, and her heart had stopped beating.

By Sara Klein Mr. Thrifty Staff Writer
Sep 23, 2015 4:00 AM

Commissioners discuss pipeline

The proposed 711-mile Rover Pipeline, a portion of which would run along the western border of Carroll County, was the focus of discussion at the Sept. 21 meeting of the Carroll County Board of Commissioners.

By Sara Klein Mr. Thrifty Staff Writer
Aug 19, 2015 4:00 AM

Carroll Electric bylaws meeting is Aug. 20

Carroll Electric members are invited to attend an informational meeting on Thursday, Aug. 20, at 7 p.m. in the basement of the Friendship Center, 100 Kensington Road N.E., Carrollton, to discuss proposed changes to the Carroll Electric bylaws.

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Aug 19, 2015 4:00 AM

Democratic Cttee meets 5:30 p.m.

The Carroll County Democratic Committee is changing the time of its monthly meetings. The meeting day will continue to be the second Monday of each month, but the meeting time has changed from 7 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Aug 19, 2015 4:00 AM

Starstruck studio takes top honors

Students on the Starstruck dance team took top honors, including first-place trophies, at two regional competitions and at the National Showstopper Competition held this past June at the Kalahari Resorts and Convention Center in Sundusky, Ohio.

Aug 2, 2015 12:00 AM

Higher Education

Codi Casper, of Carrollton, has been named to the Dean's List for the spring 2015 term at Robert Morris University.Garnet Brown, of Salineville, has been named to the Dean's List for the spring 2015 term at Robert Morris University.

Jul 15, 2015 4:00 AM

Carroll commissioners discuss flooding

Flooding in the wake of commercial development and recent heavy rains in Carrollton was a topic of concern at the July 9 meeting of the Carroll County Board of Commissioners.

By Sara Klein News Leader Staff Writer
Jul 15, 2015 4:00 AM

Retired Teachers Assoc. meets Aug. 21

The Carroll County Retired Teachers Association met Friday, June 19, at the Carrollton Bible Chapel.The 23 members who attended enjoyed the family-style dinner prepared by Judy Cunningham and the ladies of the church, followed by the Power Program presented by Amy Miller.

Jun 24, 2015 4:00 AM

Atwood Resort will remain open

Rumors that Atwood Lake Resort and Golf Club is closing were refuted by Carroll County Commissioners and Atwood executives after commissioners held a June 12 work session regarding the future of the resort.

By Sara Klein Mr. Thrifty Staff Writer
Jun 24, 2015 4:00 AM

Friendship Center Menu

Monday, June 29: Cream turkey, mashed potatoes, green beans, fresh pear, biscuit/margarine.Tuesday, June 30: Scalloped potatoes with kielbasa, peaches, tossed salad, corn bread.

Jun 10, 2015 4:00 AM

Higher Education

Danine Sullinger, of Carrollton, was one of 19 students graduating with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) on May 16 and was selected to begin a postgraduate year-one residency at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

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Jun 3, 2015 4:00 AM

Registration for Carrollton Soccer Club is June 12

The Carrollton Soccer Club will hold fall registration on June 12, 6-8 p.m., at the Carroll Community Park.Teams are forming for recreation leagues ages 4-9, U6, U8 and U10. Age group is determined by player's age on July 31. The cost is $40 and a second child is 50 percent off.

May 6, 2015 4:00 AM

Friendship Center Menu

Monday, May 11: Cheeseburger, baby bakers, green beans, mixed fruit, bun.Tuesday, May 12: Chicken and noodles, house salad, cheese, onion, peppers and tomatoes croutons, fresh fruit, dinner roll/margarine.