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Donna Carver

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

Latest Stories by Donna Carver

MG BOE organizes for 2015

The Mount Gilead Board of Education organizational/regular board meeting held on January 12, 2015 included the election of school board officers and the recognition and appreciation of board members. Rhonda Graham was once again elected as board President and Ed Kimmey was elected as board Vice President. President Graham appointed Joey Powell as

Mount Gilead Village Council has vacancy

Mount Gilead Village Mayor Mike Porter announced at the Mon. Jan. 5 village council meeting that Council member Jim Gress has resigned. Gress has started a new job which prohibits him from attending the evening meetings. Council accepted his resignation with deep regrets. “I have enjoyed my time on council,” shared Gress. “I am

For the second time in recent months, a hearing scheduled in Morrow County Common Pleas in regards to a motion for early Judicial Release of Cory Jackson of Bellville has been postponed. The hearing was scheduled to be heard today, Jan. 6, before Judge Howard Hall at 1:00 pm. A previous Judicial Release Hearing set for Nov. 21, 2014 was also postpo

Jackson early release hearing postponed

For the second time in recent months, a hearing scheduled in Morrow County Common Pleas in regards to a motion for early Judicial Release of Cory Jackson of Bellville has been postponed. The hearing was scheduled to be heard today, Jan. 6, before Judge Howard Hall at 1:00 pm. A previous Judicial Release Hearing set for Nov. 21, 2014 was also postpo

Three fires in three days have kept Johnsville Fire and surrounding fire departments busy at the close of 2014 and into the New Year.
The first fire broke out in the main building of Gerich Fiberglass at 7004 US 42 west of Johnsville about 2:15 pm Dec.30. According to Johnsville Fire Chief Harlan Barrick, the Johnsville Fire Department responded w

Three fires in three days for local FDs

Three fires in three days have kept Johnsville Fire and surrounding fire departments busy at the close of 2014 and into the New Year. The first fire broke out in the main building of Gerich Fiberglass at 7004 US 42 west of Johnsville about 2:15 pm Dec.30. According to Johnsville Fire Chief Harlan Barrick, the Johnsville Fire Department responded w

Emergency crews responded to a fire mid-morning Wednesday at a home in the 5000 block of County Road 50 on the Congress/Perry Township line.
According to Morrow County Sheriff Steve Brenneman, the homeowner was attempting to defrost a deep freezer in the garage when something caught fire. There was a small propane tank inside the garage and a larg

Garage destroyed in Road 50 Fire

Emergency crews responded to a fire mid-morning Wednesday at a home in the 5000 block of County Road 50 on the Congress/Perry Township line. According to Morrow County Sheriff Steve Brenneman, the homeowner was attempting to defrost a deep freezer in the garage when something caught fire. There was a small propane tank inside the garage and a larg

UPDATE Wed. 3:05 pm - Emergency crews responded to a fire mid-morning Wednesday at a home in the 5000 block of County Road 50 on the Congress/Perry Township line.
According to Morrow County Sheriff Steve Brenneman, the homeowner was attempting to defrost a deep freezer in the garage when something caught fire. There was a small propane tank inside

Update: Garage destroyed in Road 50 Fire

UPDATE Wed. 3:05 pm - Emergency crews responded to a fire mid-morning Wednesday at a home in the 5000 block of County Road 50 on the Congress/Perry Township line. According to Morrow County Sheriff Steve Brenneman, the homeowner was attempting to defrost a deep freezer in the garage when something caught fire. There was a small propane tank inside

The Fifth District Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction and sentencing of Zachary Heiden who allegedly was the mastermind of a planned armed robbery home invasion plot involving five others of a Cardington home on Feb. 2, 2013.
The Fifth District Court of Appeals said Morrow County Judge Howard Hall acted correctly when he allowed cellphone

Appeals court upholds robbery conviction

The Fifth District Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction and sentencing of Zachary Heiden who allegedly was the mastermind of a planned armed robbery home invasion plot involving five others of a Cardington home on Feb. 2, 2013. The Fifth District Court of Appeals said Morrow County Judge Howard Hall acted correctly when he allowed cellphone

Gregory Peterson and Jerry Peer, attorneys for former HPM owner Christopher Filos, appeared before Judge Howard Hall in the Morrow County Common Pleas Court on Monday December 29, 2014 to learn the outcome of motions they filed on Filos' behalf.
Filos had originally been indicted by the Morrow County Grand Jury in January of 2012 on charges of agg

Motions denied in Filos case

Gregory Peterson and Jerry Peer, attorneys for former HPM owner Christopher Filos, appeared before Judge Howard Hall in the Morrow County Common Pleas Court on Monday December 29, 2014 to learn the outcome of motions they filed on Filos' behalf. Filos had originally been indicted by the Morrow County Grand Jury in January of 2012 on charges of agg

On Saturday December 13, the Pay It Forward Friends (PIFF), in cooperation with Showplace in Mount Gilead, distributed clothes, coats, toys and various other items to those in need in their first Christmas Toy Drive. Pay It Forward Friends is a group of volunteers who believe in helping others and “Paying It Forward.”
In addition to th

Volunteer group pays it forward

On Saturday December 13, the Pay It Forward Friends (PIFF), in cooperation with Showplace in Mount Gilead, distributed clothes, coats, toys and various other items to those in need in their first Christmas Toy Drive. Pay It Forward Friends is a group of volunteers who believe in helping others and “Paying It Forward.” In addition to th

The spirit of Christmas giving touched more than 40 families that receive services from No Limits Outreach in Edison.
On Friday December 19 No Limits Outreach held their annual Christmas Giveaway. This is the sixth year of the Christmas giveaway with mostly volunteers helping with the distribution.
In addition to clothes, food, personal care item

No Limits makes holiday brighter

The spirit of Christmas giving touched more than 40 families that receive services from No Limits Outreach in Edison. On Friday December 19 No Limits Outreach held their annual Christmas Giveaway. This is the sixth year of the Christmas giveaway with mostly volunteers helping with the distribution. In addition to clothes, food, personal care item





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