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KILLBUCK SAVINGS BANK CO. SUPERSTAR ON STAFF: Carla Basinger

Carla Basinger, DEMS Paraprofessional Reason for selection: Mrs. Basinger is a bright star on the DES staff. She is willing to help out in any position she is needed. As a paraprofessional, Mrs. Basinger works with students to make sure they are staying on task and understanding their lessons. Whether it is stepping in as…

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KILLBUCK SAVINGS BANK CO. STUDENT OF THE WEEK: Maggie Hershberger

Maggie Hershberger Grade: 5 Age: 11 Family: Mom, Jacqui; Dad, Aaron; Sister, Analeia, 10th; brother, Judah, 8th; Pets: Bunnies: America, Hutch, Pumpkin & San Jose; Cat: Alice School activities: Choir, Band, Kindness Club Nominated by: Mrs. Morgan Reason for nomination: Maggie is a kind-hearted student who is always willing to help others. She is inclusive of…

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Abe Lincoln to visit Dalton on Memorial Day

  Gerald Payn, of Wooster, will portray Abraham Lincoln on May 30 at the Dalton Cemetery and give the famous Gettysburg Address. DGKN ARCHIVE PHOTOS DGKN staff report   DALTON  A Memorial Day parade and ceremony with a special visitor is planned in the village for the day to honor the sacrifice and loss of…

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Abroad horizons – Bicyclists from Poland stop in Dalton

PHOTO PROVIDED Magda Klapuch and Dawid (David) Nieslanczyk, who are from southern Poland, stopped in Dalton in April and camped in the backyard of Larry and Lois Ramer as they continue their bicycling tour of the United States. The couple already has traveled across Europe. DALTON  A fun-loving adventurous young couple from southern Poland are…

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Growing annual local wrestling event to raise funds, awareness for autism

  PHOTOS PROVIDED Dalton freshman Dylan Hershberger with Madman Fulton who will wrestle May 14 for an autism awareness fundraiser. Dalton freshman Dylan Hershberger with Beastman who will participate in the May 14 pro wrestling fundraiser for autism. DGKN staff report WOOSTER  An autism awareness fundraiser event has returned and this time it will be…

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Mrs. Miller’s Homemade Jams issues voluntary recall of Smokey BBQ Bacon and Spicy Chili Bacon jams because of undeclared soy allergen

FREDERICKSBURG   Mrs. Miller’s Homemade Jams in Fredericksburg is voluntarily recalling its Smokey BBQ Bacon Jam and Spicy Chili Bacon Jam, packaged in 9 oz. glass jars, according to a news release from the Ohio Department of Agriculture. The recall is because of an undeclared soy allergen found in the Worcestershire sauce and hickory smoke ingredients…

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What do you think about U.S. 30 safety improvement proposals? ODOT seeks input at public meeting June 2 in Dalton

ODOT seeks public input for U.S. 30 traffic improvement proposals DGKN staff report DALTON  The Ohio Department of Transportation has scheduled a public meeting/open house 5-7 p.m. June 2 at Dalton Elementary & Middle School cafeteria, 250 N Church St., regarding the U.S. 30 safety improvement project in Wayne County. Meeting materials and a comment…

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KVFD has open house for new station May 21

DGKN staff report KIDRON   Kidron Volunteer Fire Department Chief Jon Peters said he has been asked almost on a daily basis if and when KVFD is going to have an open house for its new fire station on the square in Kidron. Ever since the previous fire station and a couple other buildings were torn…

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