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Caldwell Honored by EODA for Tourism

The Village of Caldwell was honored recently at the Eastern Ohio Development Alliance 32nd Annual Meeting, which took place in Walnut Creek, Ohio April 29. The Village, along with Mayor Misty Wells, received the EODA annual Tourism Excellence Award for their work on the “A Village Christmas to Remember” campaign, and for the new skating…

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Shenandoah Robotics Team eyes World Championships in Dallas

By Jeff Harrison Communications Director Noble Local School District Shenandoah High School is going to the World Championships. Not exactly a sentence you read every day, but that will be the case when Shenandoah has a team competing in the 2022 VEX Robotics World Championships at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas.…

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Well-known area Veterinarian Retiring after 62 Years

Submitted by Kris Charles Dr. Daniel Schramm is retiring from his veterinary practice on April 30, which is also his 85th birthday. Dr. Schramm provided veterinary care to the Caldwell and Marietta areas for 62 years.  He has been called the modern-day James Herriot of “All Creatures Great and Small” fame as he often accepted baked goods and…

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New Business Park in Noble County Announces $4.8 Million Investment

Noble County and Crock Construction, in partnership with JobsOhio and Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE), have announced an investment of over $4.8 million to develop an industrial park one mile east of I-77 near Caldwell, Ohio, designed to attract logistics, light manufacturing, and oil and gas support industries in the region. The project includes the…

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Herman named Superintendent of Noble Local Veteran administrator leaves Conotton Valley to succeed Leffingwell

Todd Herman – who has spent the last seven years as superintendent of the Conotton Valley Union Local School District in Bowerston – was named the 13th Superintendent of the Noble Local School District at Tuesday’s NLSD Board of Education meeting. By Jeff Harrison Communications Director, Noble Local School District There’s a new conductor of…

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Bluegrass at Pennyroyal Opera House in Fairview on April 1

The Pennyroyal Opera House will host a bluegrass show Friday April 1st featuring Junior Sisk.  Junior Sisk is widely recognized as one of today’s top bluegrass vocalists and is a constant reminder that traditional bluegrass is still alive and well. A longtime resident of the Virginia Blue Ridge, his bluegrass pedigree runs deep. Influenced by a…

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Thorla-McKee Well Site Accessible again thanks to Cooperative Effort

Photo: ODOT crew member Allen Murrey in the trackhoe prepares the culvert site for a load of concrete from Caldwell Redi-Mix. Heavy rains caused the drain culvert leading into the parking lot to collapse, rendering the site inaccessible. Several area organizations worked together to make repairs last week to the culvert leading from SR564 into…

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Caldwell Middle School Livestock Judging Team Moving Up

Picture LTR: Brody Chandler, Wyatt Clark, Laney Johnson, and Sophia Marshall at the recent FFA Livestock Invitational Caldwell FFA Livestock Judging team placed 19th out of 55 teams at the Ashland FFA Livestock Invitational. According to National FFA, “During the Livestock Evaluation Career Development Event (CDE), students work within teams to rank breeding and market classes…

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The Barber on the Square

By Anne Chlovechok Noel McFarland, affectionately known around Noble County as ‘The Barber’, reflected on his life one day last week as we chatted and enjoyed coffee and Girl Scout cookies. Noel, who grew up on a farm in Noble County and has worked as a barber in his shop on the Square in Caldwell…

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NCPA Tickets Now on Sale!

Tickets are on sale now for the April 7-9 performances of the Noble County Performing Arts show, “The Wild Wild West Show.” The show will take place each evening at 7 p.m. at the Caldwell High School auditorium. Tickets are $5 each, and are available at Lori’s Family restaurant, Kathy’s Kitchen, Patty’s Place or from…

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