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Dalton Middle School Students of the Month for January

PHOTO PROVIDED Dalton Middle School Students of the Month for January are top row from left, Grade 5 – Kennah Hignight and Tyson Ramer; and Grade 6 – Payton Lind and Hunter Walton. Bottom row from left, Grade 7 – Samantha Kerby and Kaden Hevia and Grade 8 – Kenna Doty and Garret Wilson

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COUNTY NEWS: Sheriff signs with Project Lifesaver to help those with cognitive disabilities

PHOTO PROVIDED Wayne County Sheriff Deputy Trent Hankins practices using a Project Lifesaver location device that tracks individuals wearing a transmitter. The devices are worn by individuals with cognitive disabilities. WOOSTER  The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office has recently partnered with Project Lifesaver to help locate individuals with cognitive disabilities, like memory loss, that have strayed…

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Baked expectations: Cake auctions benefit school sports

Above Ella Lunsford, left, and Sarah Witmer, wheel out a cake for the girls basketball team for the Jan. 20 Dalton All Sports Booster Club cake auction. The auction raised nearly $8,000 with 18 cakes. PHOTO BY LISA McGINTY | LMc Photography   A sample of cakes from Smithville, Waynedale and Dalton. (Archive and Facebook…

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WAYNE COUNTY NEWS: Health commissioner to head overdose committee

WOOSTER  While Health Commissioner Nick Cascarelli is getting ready to lead a new committee that he would like to convene by the middle of the year, his ultimate hope is that it’s a committee that isn’t needed. Cascarelli was recently appointed by Wayne County Commissioners to implement and chair the Overdose Fatality Review Committee to investigate…

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Teens showcase talent in one-act play festival

   PHOTOS BY CHRISTINA McCUNE | DGKN Dalton’s Drama Dawgs perform “With Regards to Cooper Clawson’s Conscience” and received a “Superior” rating at the Wayne County Play Festival Jan. 25 at Dalton High School auditorium.   Waynedale High School performs “Rideshare Overshare”  which left the audience laughing and earned an “Excellent” rating by judges at…

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KILLBUCK SAVINGS BANK CO. SUPERSTAR ON STAFF: Hillary Harlow

Hillary Harlow 7th/8th grade ELA Tutor Reason for selection: Mrs. Harlow works with many of our 7th and 8th grade students and goes above and beyond to support their academic needs in the classroom. Additionally to this she treats every person at DMS with kindness and care. She is a team player and will help…

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KILLBUCK SAVINGS BANK CO. STUDENT OF THE WEEK: Landon Fivecoat

Landon Fivecoat Age: 13 Grade: 7 Family: Mom, Erin; Dad, John; Sister, Ava, 11th grade School activities: Basketball, Baseball, Football, Choir and Student Council Nominated by: Mr. Watkins Reason for nomination: Landon has been a student leader for us this year at DMS. He displays this on a daily basis with his kindness and positivity…

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