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Officer Involved Shooting during Domestic Call

A Wednesday morning incident involving a domestic situation turned fatal for the suspect. Tuscarawas County Sheriff Orvis Campbell explains that the 911 call came in at 9:25am from a Mineral City woman. He says that deputies were nearby so they arrived on scene, to the small fenced-in backyard, by 9:33am.

Tuscarawas County sports scoreboard for Tuesday, September 27

Region 7 - 1. Uniontown Lake (6-0) 15.9667, 2. Massillon Washington (5-1) 15.0333, 3. Westerville South (5-1) 13.65, 4. Sunbury Big Walnut (5-1) 11.9217, 5. Pataskala Watkins Memorial (5-1) 10.3586, 6. Dover (4-2) 9.0379, 7. Pataskala Licking Hts. (4-2) 8.2364, 8. Green (3-3) 8.0333, 9. North Canton Hoover (4-2) 7.7833, 10. Canal Winchester (4-2) 7.2667, 11. Cols. St. Francis DeSales (3-3) 7.2333, 12. Worthington Kilbourne (2-4) 7.05, 13. Massillon Perry (4-2) 6.9318, 14. Ashville Teays Valley (3-3) 5.5126, 15. Cols. St. Charles (3-3) 5.3106, 16. Wooster (3-3) 5.2833, 17. Cols. Northland (2-3) 4.9705, 18. Cols. Independence (3-2) 4.6218, 19. Cols. Briggs (3-2) 4.5069, 20. Dublin Scioto (1-5) 2.2.
Picture for Tuscarawas County sports scoreboard for Tuesday, September 27

Candidate night at KSU Tuscarawas on Oct. 5

NEW PHILADELPHIA ‒ The League of Women Voters of Tuscarawas County will host a candidates night at 6 p.m. Oct. 5 in Founders Hall at Kent State University at Tuscarawas, 330 University Drive. Candidates will have a few minutes to introduce themselves, then will answer questions gathered from the...

News Brief: 40 Year Fall Festival, Paving in Uhrichsville, Volley for the Cure Game

~ Atwood is hosting their 40th Fall Festival this weekend. A three-day festival, September 30 through October 2nd, is back at Atwood Lake Park, in Mineral City. The event will feature food, music, homemade crafts, hands-on displays, entertainment, and other exhibits. Cost is $5 per person with senior and veteran discounts applied. Children 12 and under are free.

Tireless county recycle/reuse advocate calls it a day

During Katrina Carpenter’s 15 years as an educator with Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling (PCWRR), anyone who encountered her probably noticed first of all her boundless enthusiasm. Here is a woman who freely admits to being driven since childhood to make the world a better place – and you believe her. Though she recently retired, and plans to spend more time on family matters, Carpenter seems unlikely ever to lose her passion for taking care of the planet. “That ethic will always be instilled...

$100,000 Bail in Case Involving Two Children

An alleged case had a hearing Monday afternoon to establish bail for the accused. The goal of the prosecution and the defense was to explain why bail should or should not be established for 35-year-old Brock Croy, who is charged with endangering children; as well as, rape and gross sexual imposition, both with a sexually violent predator specification.

Alleged Canton Gang Member Indicted on 28 Counts

CANTON, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – A Canton man who just celebrated his 18th birthday is jailed on $750,000 bond. He’s facing 28 charges including ‘participating in a criminal gang’ for a variety of weapons-related incidents over the the last few years. Jayden Lightner is...

TCEDC Makes Broadband Pitch to Commissioners

Nick McWilliams reporting – With broadband talks ongoing throughout the rural United States, Tuscarawas County is working to plan for growth. The Tuscarawas County Economic Development Corporation met with county commissioners recently to discuss their findings from recent surveys, which asked unserved residents to talk about their internet needs and available speeds.

Tusky Valley Ruritan Club meets

Tusky Valley Ruritan Club met Sept. 20 for its regular dinner meeting at the Fairfield Fire Department in Somerdale with 14 members in attendance. The Ladies Auxiliary served a pork chop dinner. Jeff Latimer thanked the club members who participated in the Adopt a Highway Cleanup project along State Route...

New Sheriff in Carroll, Election in November

CARROLLTON, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – A rapid succession for the top law enforcement post in Carroll County. Lt Calvin Graham was sworn in on Monday to succeed 74-year-old Sheriff Dale Williams who passed away over the weekend. Common Pleas Judge Michael Reppela administered the oath of office.

Tuscarawas County Road Closures

Nick McWilliams reporting – A handful of road closures will affect Tuscarawas County motorists for the next few weeks. Starting on Monday, County Road 1 will close for approximately two weeks. That closure is intended for a bridge repair project. Daily closures will be active from 7:30 a.m. to...