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It’s Official! Floyd Allen Fraley new Noble County Commissioner

The votes have been recounted and the results are official: Floyd Allen Fraley is the new Noble County Commissioner, beating incumbent Noble County Commissioner Bradley Peoples by a vote of 2300 to 2298 – still only a two vote margin! This comes following an official count of all votes cast, including the addition of 54…

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Chamber of Commerce FUNdraiser a Fun Time for all!

Noble County Chamber of Commerce Fall FUN-draiser The annual Noble County Chamber of Commerce Fall FUN-draiser took place Friday night at the community center on the fairgrounds in Caldwell. Dinner included steaks grilled by Caldwell firefighters. The event, a fundraiser for the chamber designed to be a fun evening for those attending, was deemed a…

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Harper Wins Halloween Decorating Contest

The winner of the Village of Caldwell Halloween Decorating contest is Delicia Renee Harper who resides near the high school on Lewis street. Mayor Misty Wells, founder of the contest, congratulated the winner, saying, “Great job Delicia and family! There were lots of great Halloween decorations to enjoy this year!” Delicia won a $50 Wings,…

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Phase 1 Ground Breaking Held for Caldwell School Stadium Project

Photo by Joey Titus Phase 1 of the stadium project kicked off Friday with a ground breaking ceremony at the site off of Main Street in the village of Caldwell. According to the district, this phase will involve developing the land and seeding the soil. Superintendent Greg Gifford said, “We are incredibly blessed by many…

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Lady Zeps Lose Five-Set Heartbreaker

TCC Rallies Past Shenandoah in D-IV Regional Semifinals   By Jeff Harrison (Photo credit Kim Snyder) Never take your foot off the accelerator. The Shenandoah Lady Zeps learned that the hard way as a two-set lead slipped away, with Tuscarawas Central Catholic rallying for a five-set victory – 19-25, 16-25, 25-20, 25-14 and 15-11 –…

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Fort Frye Hammers Shenandoah 71-20

By Jeff Harrison (Photo credit Kim Snyder) Things went from bad to worse for the visiting Shenandoah Zeps as Fort Frye raced to a 63-0 lead before settling for a convincing 71-20 victory in the OHSAA Division VI, Region 23 semifinals Friday night in Beverly. The game between the No. 1-seeded Cadets and the No.…

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Redskins Roll into D-VII Region 27 Semifinals

Bender Scores Four TDs in Caldwell’s 56-12 Win By Julie LaFollette (Photo credit to Melinda Sayre) The third-seeded Caldwell Redskins hosted sixth-seeded Sciotoville East on Friday in OHSAA Division VII, Region 27 second round action, with the Redskins moving on to the regional semifinals with a 56-12 win over the Tartans. “They came out of…

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Batesville Man Charged With Pandering Sexually Oriented Matter Involving a Minor

The Noble County Sheriff’s Office working in conjunction with United States Department of Homeland Security opened an investigation into an individual in Beaver Township who is believed to be engaging in the trafficking of child pornography. The ensuing investigation into the matter culminated on September 21, 2022, with the execution of a search warrant and…

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No surprise here: Sills lands spot on Eagles’ 53-man roster

By Jeff Harrison The Journal-Leader   He’s been labeled perhaps the biggest surprise to land a spot on the Philadelphia Eagles 53-man roster today.   From Sarahsville and Shenandoah Elementary/Middle School to Meadowbrook High School…from West Virginia University to Oklahoma State University — they know better.   Josh Sills deserves everything he has achieved through hard work and…

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