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Donna Carver

Position: Reporter
E-Mail Address: dcarver@civitasmedia.com
Phone Number: 419-946-3010

Latest Stories by Donna Carver

The weather was overcast but the temperature was pleasing for the Chesterville Memorial Day Parade and service Monday May 25.
The parade left from the former Highland North school building and proceeded to the Maple Grove Cemetery where Tyler Shinaberry served as the master of ceremony for the Memorial Day service.
Around 180 people attended the

Highlights from Chesterville Memorial Day Service

The weather was overcast but the temperature was pleasing for the Chesterville Memorial Day Parade and service Monday May 25. The parade left from the former Highland North school building and proceeded to the Maple Grove Cemetery where Tyler Shinaberry served as the master of ceremony for the Memorial Day service. Around 180 people attended the

The Chesterville Memorial Day parade was brief but colorful and heartfelt for participants and bystanders. Here are 18 photos to view from the parade.
All photos taken by Donna Carver of the Morrow County Sentinel.

Chesterville Memorial Day Parade photos

The Chesterville Memorial Day parade was brief but colorful and heartfelt for participants and bystanders. Here are 18 photos to view from the parade. All photos taken by Donna Carver of the Morrow County Sentinel.

A Memorial Day ceremony was held at Rivercliff Cemetery in Mt. Gilead at 1:30 pm. to honor fallen veterans on May 25, 2015.
Invocation for the program was given by Pastor Ed Colegrove from the Edison Enterprise Baptist Church.
Welcome, Pledge of Allegiance and Introductions was led by Tim Sharrock, U.S. Army Officer during the Vietnam Conflict an

Highlights from this year's Mt. Gilead Memorial Day service

A Memorial Day ceremony was held at Rivercliff Cemetery in Mt. Gilead at 1:30 pm. to honor fallen veterans on May 25, 2015. Invocation for the program was given by Pastor Ed Colegrove from the Edison Enterprise Baptist Church. Welcome, Pledge of Allegiance and Introductions was led by Tim Sharrock, U.S. Army Officer during the Vietnam Conflict an

This year's Mt. Gilead Memorial Day Parade began at 1 p.m. and featured in its lineup:
Mt. Gilead Police; Color Guard and Firing Squad consisting of members of the V.F.W. Post 8054 and AMVETS Post 87; Sons of AMVETS, Squad Leader Ray Busse; a motorcade of Commanders and Ladies Auxiliary Presidents of local Veterans organizations; Charles Moore and

Mt. Gilead Memorial Day parade highlights

This year's Mt. Gilead Memorial Day Parade began at 1 p.m. and featured in its lineup: Mt. Gilead Police; Color Guard and Firing Squad consisting of members of the V.F.W. Post 8054 and AMVETS Post 87; Sons of AMVETS, Squad Leader Ray Busse; a motorcade of Commanders and Ladies Auxiliary Presidents of local Veterans organizations; Charles Moore and

The weather was perfect for the first 5K Dog Biscuit Run/Walk sponsored by the Friends of the Morrow County Dog Shelter on Sunday, May 3, at Highland Park in Sparta.
About 80 men, women, and children, some accompanied by their fur pals, ran or walked a trail that wound through Highland Park. Premier Races assisted with the promoting the event as w

5K Dog Biscuit Run held at Highland Park

The weather was perfect for the first 5K Dog Biscuit Run/Walk sponsored by the Friends of the Morrow County Dog Shelter on Sunday, May 3, at Highland Park in Sparta. About 80 men, women, and children, some accompanied by their fur pals, ran or walked a trail that wound through Highland Park. Premier Races assisted with the promoting the event as w

Pines Lakes Golf Course is under new ownership. Robert “Bob” Thomas and his wife Jenny are the proud new owners.
To celebrate, a Grand Re-Opening and open house was held on Wednesday May 20, at Pine Lakes with a large number of community members in attendance.
The Morrow County Chamber of Commerce assisted with a ribbon cutting ceremo

Pine Lakes holds grand opening

Pines Lakes Golf Course is under new ownership. Robert “Bob” Thomas and his wife Jenny are the proud new owners. To celebrate, a Grand Re-Opening and open house was held on Wednesday May 20, at Pine Lakes with a large number of community members in attendance. The Morrow County Chamber of Commerce assisted with a ribbon cutting ceremo

After months of meetings, legal negotiations and discussion, the Tomorrow Center in Edison is one step closer to moving from their present location.
At the Monday, May 11th Tomorrow Center Board of Directors meeting, the board approved a Sponsorship Transition and Settlement Agreement between the Mt. Gilead Exempted Village School District and the

Tomorrow Center move sparks controversy

After months of meetings, legal negotiations and discussion, the Tomorrow Center in Edison is one step closer to moving from their present location. At the Monday, May 11th Tomorrow Center Board of Directors meeting, the board approved a Sponsorship Transition and Settlement Agreement between the Mt. Gilead Exempted Village School District and the

There is a new provider of cell phone services in Morrow County. No Contract Wireless opened at 26 S. Main Street in Mt. Gilead in early April.
Owners Dan and Jason Copely and Manager David Bennett were born and raised in Morrow County. Some folks may remember Copely as the D.C. in D.C. Tire in Mt. Gilead. which he later sold.
No Contract Wireles

No Contract Wireless opens in Mt. Gilead

There is a new provider of cell phone services in Morrow County. No Contract Wireless opened at 26 S. Main Street in Mt. Gilead in early April. Owners Dan and Jason Copely and Manager David Bennett were born and raised in Morrow County. Some folks may remember Copely as the D.C. in D.C. Tire in Mt. Gilead. which he later sold. No Contract Wireles

The ambiance is the first thing you notice when you enter the new Main Street Market, which opened above the WolfPak Martial Arts at 44 1/2 N. Main Street in Mt. Gilead. Inviting smells, soothing music and eclectic handcrafted items adorn the space.
The Main Street Market is a separate entity from the Mt. Gilead Farmer's Market. The two entities s

Main Street Market opens in Mt. Gilead

The ambiance is the first thing you notice when you enter the new Main Street Market, which opened above the WolfPak Martial Arts at 44 1/2 N. Main Street in Mt. Gilead. Inviting smells, soothing music and eclectic handcrafted items adorn the space. The Main Street Market is a separate entity from the Mt. Gilead Farmer's Market. The two entities s

Prom season is here once again and Senior's On Center held their annual “Senior's Prom” on Saturday, May 9th at the Mt. Gilead High School. The event was sponsored by the Student Council.
Nearly 30 couples danced to music provided by DJ Mike Holtzapfel.
Students from Mt. Gilead High School helped to serve the seniors with cake and pun

Seniors on Center holds Prom

Prom season is here once again and Senior's On Center held their annual “Senior's Prom” on Saturday, May 9th at the Mt. Gilead High School. The event was sponsored by the Student Council. Nearly 30 couples danced to music provided by DJ Mike Holtzapfel. Students from Mt. Gilead High School helped to serve the seniors with cake and pun

The six parcel HPM building and land owned by Taylor's Property Management yielded a buyer at the 10:00 00 a.m. tax sale auction held on Friday, May 8, 2015 at the Morrow County Sheriff's Office.
The two parcels which contained the baseball fields had sold previously at Sheriff's auction in February.
The sale of the property came with a long list

HPM sells at Friday Auction

The six parcel HPM building and land owned by Taylor's Property Management yielded a buyer at the 10:00 00 a.m. tax sale auction held on Friday, May 8, 2015 at the Morrow County Sheriff's Office. The two parcels which contained the baseball fields had sold previously at Sheriff's auction in February. The sale of the property came with a long list

Morrow County Services for Older Citizens has been busy planning their Spring events!
The 'Senior' Prom will be held Saturday, May 9th at the Mt. Gilead High School from 6:00 to 9:00 pm. This is sponsored by the Student Council.
The countywide Annual Senior Citizens Day will be May 14th. Lunch will be at 11:45 until 12:30 pm then the fun should b

S.O.C. plans Annual Senior Citizens Day; prom

Morrow County Services for Older Citizens has been busy planning their Spring events! The 'Senior' Prom will be held Saturday, May 9th at the Mt. Gilead High School from 6:00 to 9:00 pm. This is sponsored by the Student Council. The countywide Annual Senior Citizens Day will be May 14th. Lunch will be at 11:45 until 12:30 pm then the fun should b

ECO Center, at 1757 County Road 59, Caledonia, teamed up with Louann Holmes, of Morrow County Recycling & Litter Prevention, and Angie Carbetta, of Marion County Recycling & Litter Prevention to host a bi-county Earth Day event on Saturday, April 18.
Over 1100 people attend the fun and educational event. The day kicked off at 10 a.m. with

ECO Center hosts Earth Day Event

ECO Center, at 1757 County Road 59, Caledonia, teamed up with Louann Holmes, of Morrow County Recycling & Litter Prevention, and Angie Carbetta, of Marion County Recycling & Litter Prevention to host a bi-county Earth Day event on Saturday, April 18. Over 1100 people attend the fun and educational event. The day kicked off at 10 a.m. with

Prom is something teenagers look forward to; it is a right of passage.
For Trayven Rockhold, Cardington High School's prom was extra special.
Junior Tiara Snyder and Trayven, who has autism, have developed a great friendship over the past three years. Snyder is junior class president, a cheerleader and was recently elected FFA president.
Snyder

A prom to remember

Prom is something teenagers look forward to; it is a right of passage. For Trayven Rockhold, Cardington High School's prom was extra special. Junior Tiara Snyder and Trayven, who has autism, have developed a great friendship over the past three years. Snyder is junior class president, a cheerleader and was recently elected FFA president. Snyder





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