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Dec 2, 2016 10:00 AM

Merit Roll

East Canton Middle School announced the following students were named to the merit roll for the first nine weeks marking period.

Dec 2, 2016 10:00 AM

Honor Roll

East Canton High School announced the following students were named to the "A" honor roll for the first nine weeks marking period.

'Kick the Cans' program held at Sandy Valley
Dec 2, 2016 10:00 AM

'Kick the Cans' program held at Sandy Valley

Representatives from Aultman Hospital recently visited Sandy Valley Elementary on Nov. 16 as part of a "Kids Kick the Cans" program. During four different class times, the Aultman representatives provided lessons on healthy lifestyles.

Dec 2, 2016 10:00 AM

Meyer's Lake Dinner Theater to host fundraiser

Meyer's Lake Dinner Theater will host a fundraiser on Friday, Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. with its live performance of "The Sounds of Christmas: A Christmas Cabaret.

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Dec 2, 2016 10:00 AM

Talk of the Town

CANTON SOUTH NEWS Helen Trompower 330-484-5293 Hope everyone had a very happy Thanksgiving holiday! Happy anniversary to Bob and Sheri Trompower and Herb and Jean Hamilton.

Dec 2, 2016 10:00 AM

Smart Store Scoop

STARK COUNTY DISTRICT LIBRARY A gingerbread house extravaganza contest continues throughout next week. Contestants may design and build a gingerbread creation and drop it off at the main library to decorate the children's department.

Five generations
Dec 2, 2016 10:00 AM

Five generations

Five generations of the Costello, Hough and Lockhart family recently gathered together. Pictured are Louise Costello, great great grandmother; Karen (Costello) Hough, great grandmother; Brent Hough, grandfather; Taya Hough, mother and Kayden Michael Lockhart, baby.

September students of the month named
Dec 2, 2016 10:00 AM

September students of the month named

Sandy Valley Elementary School recently announced its September students of the month.

Dec 2, 2016 10:00 AM

Pike Township road crew receives praise from resident

PIKE TWP.-- Township trustees met in regular session Nov. 21 and heard praise for the road crew from resident Clarence Flowers. He said the crew has done a "fantastic job this year on the roads.

By Nancy Collier The Press-news
Dec 2, 2016 10:00 AM

Santa to make visit to Werner Inn

Santa and Mrs. Claus are making their annual visit to Werner Inn in East Canton on Sunday, Dec. 11 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Children are invited to bring their Christmas list for Santa. Pets will not be permitted.

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Osnaburg BOE hears about student trips, achievements
Dec 2, 2016 10:00 AM

Osnaburg BOE hears about student trips, achievements

EAST CANTON -- A group of seventh and eighth grade students told the Osnaburg Board of Education during its Nov. 21 meeting they experienced a recent somber trip to the nation's capital.

By Walter Doerschuk The Press-news
Dec 2, 2016 10:00 AM

HOPE committee elects officers

The Helping Osnaburg Prosper Economically, Inc. board of directors met on Nov. 16 in the East Canton High School auditorium to elect new officers.

Christmas is coming
Dec 2, 2016 10:00 AM

Christmas is coming

The morning of Nov. 19 featured one of the first winter like days of the season. Skies were grey and a mixture of rain, snow and sleet fell upon Sandyville. But that didn't stop a number of people lining the streets for the annual Sandy Valley Community Holiday Parade.

Dec 2, 2016 10:00 AM

Levy defeat has Sandy trustees weighing options

SANDY TWP. -- After voters in the township rejected a proposed levy for police protection, Sandy Township trustees have begun to weigh their options both short-term and long-term for police protection in the township. The levy, rejected by 83 votes in the Nov.

By David Hutton The Press-news
Dec 2, 2016 10:00 AM

East Canton council hears about questionable ad

EAST CANTON -- Village council members heard during their Nov. 21 meeting about an ad for fun-filled mailboxes that has been circulating. The ad says to scan mailboxes in a resident's neighborhood, take a picture and send it to a website.

By Donna Robinson The Press-news
Dec 2, 2016 10:00 AM

Lions to hold Christmas party

Christmas season is approaching, and the Magnolia Lions Club will again host its annual senior citizens Christmas party on Dec. 13 at the Crossroads Restaurant at 6:30 p.m. The evening will consist of food, fun and prizes for senior citizens of the Sandy Valley area.

Dec 2, 2016 10:00 AM

East Sparta Events

The annual Christmas tree lighting will be held on Dec. 4 at 6 p.m. at the East Sparta Community Building. Cookies and hot chocolate will be served. Santa will make an appearance. Mr. Jack Frost and Little Miss Snowflake winners will be chosen as will coloring contest winners.

Dec 2, 2016 10:00 AM

Religion briefs

DINNER THEATER SET First Assembly of God Church in Louisville is set to present "Homicide at Holly Ridge; Who Killed Christmas?" The dinner theater will be presented on Saturday, Dec. 10 at 6 p.m.

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Nov 25, 2016 10:00 AM

Magnolia officials thank voters in open letter

Village of Magnolia officials expressed thanks to voters in a recent open letter to residents. The letter read: "Village council, police department, and employees wish to thank the voters of the Village of Magnolia for passing the tax issues on the ballot on Nov. 8.

Nov 25, 2016 10:00 AM

Santa to visit Sippo Lake Park

Stark Parks and the Stark County District Library-Perry Sippo Branch will host a visit with Santa on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Exploration Gateway at Sippo Lake Park.