Donna Carver

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

Latest Stories by Donna Carver

A decision has been handed down regarding former Commissioner Rodney Clinger's request to have his criminal record sealed.
Court documents dated November 19, 2014 state Richland County Judge James Henson denied the request, citing, 'no evidence exists that the offender has been rehabilitated to the satisfaction of the Court. Saying so does not mak

Judge denies request to seal records

A decision has been handed down regarding former Commissioner Rodney Clinger's request to have his criminal record sealed. Court documents dated November 19, 2014 state Richland County Judge James Henson denied the request, citing, 'no evidence exists that the offender has been rehabilitated to the satisfaction of the Court. Saying so does not mak

The Morrow County Quilt Guild ladies present a check to the Morrow County veterans service Office. The money came from a quilt that was auctioned at the Cardington American Legion on Veterans Day. Morrow County Quilt Guild ladies left to right; Vickie Zoulek, Barbara Darling, Kathie Prince, June Boner and Linda Miller is handing the check to Vetera

Quilt Guild donates to Veterans Services

The Morrow County Quilt Guild ladies present a check to the Morrow County veterans service Office. The money came from a quilt that was auctioned at the Cardington American Legion on Veterans Day. Morrow County Quilt Guild ladies left to right; Vickie Zoulek, Barbara Darling, Kathie Prince, June Boner and Linda Miller is handing the check to Vetera

11/18/14 3:50 pm… High winds and frigid temperatures hampered firefighters' efforts to control a blaze that completely destroyed a home Tuesday afternoon.
Emergency crews responded to the 7200 block of Township Road 121 in Franklin Township at approximately 2:00 p.m. According to Mt. Gilead Fire Chief Greg Young, the structure was fully engu

Tuesday blaze destroys home

11/18/14 3:50 pm… High winds and frigid temperatures hampered firefighters' efforts to control a blaze that completely destroyed a home Tuesday afternoon. Emergency crews responded to the 7200 block of Township Road 121 in Franklin Township at approximately 2:00 p.m. According to Mt. Gilead Fire Chief Greg Young, the structure was fully engu

The 2014 Mt. Gilead State Park Snowflake Festival was held Friday, November 7 through the 9th. The festival is hosted by The Volunteers in Parks (VIP's) and Park Staff. It is held annually in early November and is open to registered campers and park visitors alike, to let us all celebrate the upcoming holidays and the changing of the seasons during

Snowflake Festival celebrates the season

The 2014 Mt. Gilead State Park Snowflake Festival was held Friday, November 7 through the 9th. The festival is hosted by The Volunteers in Parks (VIP's) and Park Staff. It is held annually in early November and is open to registered campers and park visitors alike, to let us all celebrate the upcoming holidays and the changing of the seasons during

A Veterans Tribute and Concert, in honor of all Morrow County veterans was held Sunday November 16 at the Mount Gilead High School Gymnasium.
The free event was a chance to thank local veterans for their service and dedication to our country.
Welcoming those in attendance was Ned Goff, United States Navy, retired, followed by the presentation of

Veterans Tribute and Concert honors local Veterans

A Veterans Tribute and Concert, in honor of all Morrow County veterans was held Sunday November 16 at the Mount Gilead High School Gymnasium. The free event was a chance to thank local veterans for their service and dedication to our country. Welcoming those in attendance was Ned Goff, United States Navy, retired, followed by the presentation of

Family and friends of Trevor Clark gathered in Fulton Cemetery On Sunday November 16 one day before the one year mark of his passing. Trevor passed away last November as the result of a hunting accident. Trevor's mother Stephanie refers to this date as his “Angel-versary.”
Those that gathered were there to celebrate his life and releas

Trevor Clark remembered

Family and friends of Trevor Clark gathered in Fulton Cemetery On Sunday November 16 one day before the one year mark of his passing. Trevor passed away last November as the result of a hunting accident. Trevor's mother Stephanie refers to this date as his “Angel-versary.” Those that gathered were there to celebrate his life and releas

Shawnee Middle School honor roll

The following students made the Shawnee Middle School Honor Roll for the first nine weeks. Principal's List 5th Grade: Matthew Azzarellc, Delaney Brinkman, Evan Bunke, Lillian Cleaves, Keaton Cooper, Adeline Hilden, Cole Lewis, Peyton Meredith, Taylor Morris, Brianna Ridenour, Margaret Ross, Aaina Smith, Sumay Trivedi 6th Grade: Donna (Lorrin) B

Emergency crews responded to a call at 1:56 p.m. on a report of a house fire at the 1800 block of County Road 170 in Harmony Township.
Two occupants inside were uninjured. According to EMS Chief Jeff Sparks the fire is believed to have started in an upstairs bedroom. The structure is a total loss.
Responding to the scene were unitls from Big Waln

Saturday fire destroys home

Emergency crews responded to a call at 1:56 p.m. on a report of a house fire at the 1800 block of County Road 170 in Harmony Township. Two occupants inside were uninjured. According to EMS Chief Jeff Sparks the fire is believed to have started in an upstairs bedroom. The structure is a total loss. Responding to the scene were unitls from Big Waln

The Northmor High School cafetorium was standing room only Wednesday November 12, for the large land auction that was held at the school and conducted by Wilson National Real Estate and Auction Group of Hillsboro, Ohio.
Up for auction was 1,737 acres of vacant land, known as Liberty Lands LTD, which was formerly owned by the late Dr. William Manth

Large Land Auction garners millions

The Northmor High School cafetorium was standing room only Wednesday November 12, for the large land auction that was held at the school and conducted by Wilson National Real Estate and Auction Group of Hillsboro, Ohio. Up for auction was 1,737 acres of vacant land, known as Liberty Lands LTD, which was formerly owned by the late Dr. William Manth

Dentists nationwide “buy back” Halloween candy from children in their communities and then send the candy to U.S. Military deployed in combat through Military support groups.
Morrow County Dental, Dr. Leslie McDougall and staff, chose to participate in the Great Halloween candy buy back in conjunction with Operation Gratitude on Saturd

Morrow County Dental holds candy buy back

Dentists nationwide “buy back” Halloween candy from children in their communities and then send the candy to U.S. Military deployed in combat through Military support groups. Morrow County Dental, Dr. Leslie McDougall and staff, chose to participate in the Great Halloween candy buy back in conjunction with Operation Gratitude on Saturd

Morrow County Healthcare Coalition holds Ebola Seminar

The Morrow County Healthcare Coalition (CHC) held an Ebola preparedness seminar for the countywide partnership on October 22, 2014 at the Morrow County Hospital. The coalition is a collaboration of a multitude of service agencies and medical providers in Morrow County including the Morrow Health Department, Morrow County Hospital, Morrow County Of

Attorneys for Christopher Filos, former owner of HPM in Mt. Gilead, appeared before Judge Howard Hall in the Morrow County Common Pleas Court on Thursday November 6, 2014 to discuss motions filed on his behalf. Six separate motions were filed with the court.
The motions included a: Motion in Limine and request for disclosure of any evidence the St

Filos' motion decision pending

Attorneys for Christopher Filos, former owner of HPM in Mt. Gilead, appeared before Judge Howard Hall in the Morrow County Common Pleas Court on Thursday November 6, 2014 to discuss motions filed on his behalf. Six separate motions were filed with the court. The motions included a: Motion in Limine and request for disclosure of any evidence the St

It was a magical night for children on Friday, October 31 as they walked through the transformed Kroger store in Mt. Gilead for the Alice in Wonderland themed kid's night out.
Little ones, dressed in their costumes, enjoyed a fun filled evening with Alice, The Mad Hatter, White Rabbit, The Queen of Hearts and many more beloved characters from the

Kroger holds Alice in Wonderland kid's night

It was a magical night for children on Friday, October 31 as they walked through the transformed Kroger store in Mt. Gilead for the Alice in Wonderland themed kid's night out. Little ones, dressed in their costumes, enjoyed a fun filled evening with Alice, The Mad Hatter, White Rabbit, The Queen of Hearts and many more beloved characters from the

The first annual DogtoberFest in support of the Morrow County Dog Shelter was held on Saturday, October 18, at the current dog shelter location at the back of the Morrow County fairgrounds. The event was full of fun, food and friendly canines despite the weather conditions.
There was something for everyone including an agility course. Face paintin

Dogtoberfest event raises funds for new shelter

The first annual DogtoberFest in support of the Morrow County Dog Shelter was held on Saturday, October 18, at the current dog shelter location at the back of the Morrow County fairgrounds. The event was full of fun, food and friendly canines despite the weather conditions. There was something for everyone including an agility course. Face paintin

In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and National Chiropractic Month, McClelland Chiropractic hosted a fundraising event that rubbed people in the right way.
On Friday October 31, they held the First Annual Breast cancer event. The staff gave 10 minute chair massages for those that donated ten dollars or more. All of the proceeds from t

McClelland Chiropractic holds breast cancer fundraiser

In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and National Chiropractic Month, McClelland Chiropractic hosted a fundraising event that rubbed people in the right way. On Friday October 31, they held the First Annual Breast cancer event. The staff gave 10 minute chair massages for those that donated ten dollars or more. All of the proceeds from t

The Edison Enterprise Baptist Church Food Pantry dedicated their new walk-in freezer on Friday, October 10.
The large commercial freezer was made possible through generous donations from a number of people including the Bush family, Solomon family, The People's Fund and National Lime and Stone.
Pastor Ed Colegrove opened the dedication ceremony w

EEBC Food Pantry dedicates new freezer

The Edison Enterprise Baptist Church Food Pantry dedicated their new walk-in freezer on Friday, October 10. The large commercial freezer was made possible through generous donations from a number of people including the Bush family, Solomon family, The People's Fund and National Lime and Stone. Pastor Ed Colegrove opened the dedication ceremony w





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