James F. Arnold

James F.  Arnold, 78 of Caldwell passed away on Wednesday, November 18, 2020.  Jim was born June 21, 1942,  in Noble County, Ohio, son of the late Beda F. and Marie Coleman Arnold. Jim is survived by his wife of 54 years Bonnie Crum Arnold, his son Jeff Arnold, his daughter Jennifer Arnold and his…

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Sandy Baker

Sandy Baker died at Summit Acres Nursing Home on November 10, 2020. She was born in Shreve, Ohio on April 8, 1936. She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Baker, whom she married on February 22, 1969. Sandy is survived by her two sisters: Kathleen Burkley, Lehigh Acres, Florida; and Christine McClellan, Bayside…

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Statewide Curfew goes into Effect Tonight at 10 p.m. for 21 Days

Governor DeWine announced that the Ohio Department of Health has issued a 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. statewide curfew beginning tonight, Thursday, November 19. The curfew will be in effect for 21 days. The curfew will not apply to those going to or from work, those who have an emergency, or those who need medical care.…

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Eleanor R. Riski

Eleanor R. Riski, age 94, of Caldwell, Ohio, died Tuesday, November 17, 2020, at Altercare Summit Acres in Caldwell. She was born February 17, 1926, in Fulda, daughter of the late Albert and Mollie Schott Roehrig. Eleanor was as 1944 graduate of Caldwell High School. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Stephen…

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Health Order to Limit Mass Gatherings Signed

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced that Ohio Department of Health Interim Director Lance Himes signed a revised health order to limit mass gatherings in Ohio. Widespread non-compliance with existing gathering order blamed for sharp rise in COVID spread. “Despite the health order that limited mass gatherings to 10 people that was signed in April remaining in effect,…

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Caldwell Girls Basketball

By Julie LaFollette “We are looking to take that next step and compete for OVAC and Sectional championships.” Those are the optimistic word of Caldwell High head girls’ basketball coach Eli Svercek who is anxious for the season to get under way. “We had our first winning season in 10 years last season (12-9),” he…

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Shenandoah Girls Basketball

Shenandoah High’s 2020-21 girls’ basketball team. Front row, left to right, Casara Danaher, Karlee Wehr, Makenzie Lynch, Kendall Mackie, Ashleigh Wheeler, Monica Seevers, Kaylee Wehr, Charli Wickham; back row, assistant coach Taylor Rossiter, Kadence Noll, Savannah Irvin, Emmie House, Brylee May, Emmy McVicker, Mya Leach, head coach Sami Schott. Not pictured, Kinsley Brown and assistant…

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Ray Kirkbride

Ray Kirkbride age 79, of Caldwell, Ohio passed away Friday, November 13, 2020 at the Altercare Summit Acres Skilled Nursing & Rehab in Caldwell. He was born July 7, 1941 in Noble County, Ohio a son of the late James and Frances White Kirkbride. Ray was a truck driver for many years driving for several…

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Randy Lee “Bear” Baker

Randy Lee “Bear” Baker age 63 of Caldwell, OH passed away Friday, November 13, 2020 at the Marietta Memorial Hospital in Marietta, OH. He was born September 3, 1957 in Canton, Ohio a son of the late Byron H. and Carolyn Morrison Baker. He was employed in the oil field for many years working different…

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James “Jim” L. Curnutte

James “Jim” L. Curnutte age 78, of Caldwell, Ohio passed away Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at the Altercare Summit Acres Skilled Nursing & Rehab in Caldwell, OH. He was born June 18, 1942 in Columbus, Ohio a son of the late George Curnutte Sr. and Virginia VanHoose Harding. Jim was an avid golfer and card…

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