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Donna Carver

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

Latest Stories by Donna Carver

Bond not revoked for trafficking pair

A hearing to revoke bond was held on Feb. 2, 2015 in the Morrow County Common Pleas Courtroom of Judge Robert Hickson for two of four defendants charged with trafficking resulted in no revocation of the bond. William L. Scheffer Jr. and Robert Scheffer appeared with their attorneys for the bond hearing. William Scheffer Jr. was represented by Earl

It was standing room only for the nearly 60 people who packed the meeting room of the Zolman Memorial Building in Chesterville on Thursday, February 19 to express their concerns on what may happen to their water wells - and to the ecosystem of the Kokosing River - if the permit to dewater the nearby gravel quarry is granted.
National Lime and Ston

Dewatering permit raises concern

It was standing room only for the nearly 60 people who packed the meeting room of the Zolman Memorial Building in Chesterville on Thursday, February 19 to express their concerns on what may happen to their water wells - and to the ecosystem of the Kokosing River - if the permit to dewater the nearby gravel quarry is granted. National Lime and Ston

The Governing Board of the Tomorrow Center met in special session on February 18 and adopted a resolution notifying the Mt. Gilead Exempted Village School District that it does not intend to renew its current Sponsorship Contract.
The board intends to seek another sponsor and continue operations under new sponsorship. The intent is to move the Tom

Tomorrow Center taking steps to move operations

The Governing Board of the Tomorrow Center met in special session on February 18 and adopted a resolution notifying the Mt. Gilead Exempted Village School District that it does not intend to renew its current Sponsorship Contract. The board intends to seek another sponsor and continue operations under new sponsorship. The intent is to move the Tom

The 10:00 a.m. auction held on Friday, February 20, 2015 at the Morrow County Sheriff's Office to sell the H.P.M. building and land owned by Taylor's Property Management saw no buyers for the second time.
The 80.831 acre six-parcel property was appraised at $1, 926,400.00. The opening bid, priced at two-thirds of its fair market value, would have

No bidders at second HPM auction

The 10:00 a.m. auction held on Friday, February 20, 2015 at the Morrow County Sheriff's Office to sell the H.P.M. building and land owned by Taylor's Property Management saw no buyers for the second time. The 80.831 acre six-parcel property was appraised at $1, 926,400.00. The opening bid, priced at two-thirds of its fair market value, would have

The Mount Gilead Board of Education accepted the resignation of Park Avenue Elementary School Principal Monica Hubbard at the board meeting held on February 17.
Hubbard submitted her resignation in a letter dated January 5, 2015. The letter states that she plans to work through June 30, 2015.
In her letter Hubbard says, “I sincerely appreci

Park Avenue Elementary Principal resigns

The Mount Gilead Board of Education accepted the resignation of Park Avenue Elementary School Principal Monica Hubbard at the board meeting held on February 17. Hubbard submitted her resignation in a letter dated January 5, 2015. The letter states that she plans to work through June 30, 2015. In her letter Hubbard says, “I sincerely appreci

The Mount Gilead Village Council, at their regular council meeting Monday evening, selected Steve Hart to replace the vacant seat left open by the resignation of Jim Gress.
Gress resigned his position on the village council in January due to work schedule conflicts.
Hart previously served 24 years as a member of Village Council when he chose to n

MG council appoints new member

The Mount Gilead Village Council, at their regular council meeting Monday evening, selected Steve Hart to replace the vacant seat left open by the resignation of Jim Gress. Gress resigned his position on the village council in January due to work schedule conflicts. Hart previously served 24 years as a member of Village Council when he chose to n

Mount Gilead Exempted Village Board of Education held a public forum on the 2015-16 school year proposed calendar on January 28 in the community room of the Mt. Gilead High School.
Mt. Gilead Schools Superintendent Jeff Thompson began the meeting by providing some background information on the law changes regarding the amount of time schools can t

MG board reviews calendar options

Mount Gilead Exempted Village Board of Education held a public forum on the 2015-16 school year proposed calendar on January 28 in the community room of the Mt. Gilead High School. Mt. Gilead Schools Superintendent Jeff Thompson began the meeting by providing some background information on the law changes regarding the amount of time schools can t

Fire service is, without question, organized as a life and property saving service. Big Walnut Joint Fire District Chief Ernsberger held a special meeting in early December about his vision for the future of the BWJFD fire department.
The meeting was scheduled as an open meeting, however, the fireboard refused to hold an open meeting and instead p

BWJFD Chief proposes future plans

Fire service is, without question, organized as a life and property saving service. Big Walnut Joint Fire District Chief Ernsberger held a special meeting in early December about his vision for the future of the BWJFD fire department. The meeting was scheduled as an open meeting, however, the fireboard refused to hold an open meeting and instead p

We may not have received the huge winter storm that was forecasted for this past weekend but it was a “Frozen” wonderland Saturday, Jan. 31 at the Mt. Gilead Public Library's Family Program event.
Special guest Olaf, the cute little snowman from the Disney movie “Frozen” drew a continual line of families from 1:00 pm to 2:3

Olaf comes to MG Library!

We may not have received the huge winter storm that was forecasted for this past weekend but it was a “Frozen” wonderland Saturday, Jan. 31 at the Mt. Gilead Public Library's Family Program event. Special guest Olaf, the cute little snowman from the Disney movie “Frozen” drew a continual line of families from 1:00 pm to 2:3

Shawnee Middle School

Principal's List Grade 5: Justin Altenbach, Peyton Andrews, Matthew Azzarello, Bianca Barron, Delaney Brinkman, Lillian Cleaves, Keaton Cooper, Jake Fraser, Alivia Fritchie, Jessica Gantz, Adeline Hilden, Kyler Lampton, Cole Lewis, Paige Maxwell, Katherine McMurry, Lorilei Moore, Taylor Morris, Karlyn Rex, Alaina Smith, Zoe Smith, Perri Webb. Gra





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