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October programs at Dalton branch of Wayne County Public Library

DALTON  The Dalton branch of the Wayne County Public Library, 127 S Church St., has children’s programs in October, and free BP and BMI checks for adults. For more information and to register for programs, call 330-828-8486. Children’s programs Pumpkin Decorating  Tuesday, October 11  4-7 p.m. Come join our pumpkin patch and pick the perfect pumpkin…

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KILLBUCK SAVINGS BANK CO. SUPERSTAR ON STAFF: Elizabeth Combs

Elizabeth Combs Dalton school psychologist 1. What do you love about working at Dalton Local Schools? I love working for the Dalton Local Schools because of the caring and dedicated staff I get to work with and the various roles I get to play during my day. When I began working for Dalton schools, the…

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KILLBUCK SAVINGS BANK CO. STUDENT OF THE WEEK: Simon Roxberry

Simon Roxberry Age: Will be 7 Family: Dena, DJ, Gabriel, Ethan After-school activities: Piano, baseball, fishing Reason for nomination: Simon works hard to do his best in all of his work, and is respectful and kind to other students. He is quick to notice ways to be helpful, and is excited to learn about science…

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Dalton touring agency owner dies while working under bus

DGKN staff report SUGAR CREEK TWP.  The owner of a bus tour agency died Sept. 16 after the charter bus he was working under fell on him. Don Martine, 59, owner of Third Day Travel, who is originally from Canal Fulton, was changing the oil under a charter bus at around noon Sept. 16 in…

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Three taken to area hospitals following tanker truck crash in Kidron

PHOTOS BY KURT IMMLER | DGKN DGKN staff report Three people with injuries that appeared to be nonlife-threatening were transported to area hospitals following a traffic crash involving a tanker truck Friday night. Mt. Eaton and Kidron Volunteer Fire Department responded to the traffic crash just before 10 p.m. Friday west of Kidron Road along…

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One more run for Rich

  DALTON  Organizers for the 15th and final Rich Dalessandro Memorial run this year expect the event to be “bittersweet” and they also expect it to sell out – and sell out quickly. After a decade and a half, the popular Dalton race that brings out families and friends walking, running, strolling for a good…

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12th annual Catfish Fry for Missions at Sonnenberg Church

KIDRON  Sonnenberg Mennonite’s 12th annual Mississippi Catfish Fry for Missions will be Sept. 24th from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at Sonnenberg Mennonite Church, 14367 Hackett Road, Kidron. Dine-in and drive-thru service will again be offered this year. The menu includes Mississippi Catfish, hush puppies, pickles, cole slaw, apple sauce, and cookies/bars. Red-skin potatoes served for…

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Team Up Honduras has Pancake Breakfast fundraiser Sept. 24

DALTON  Team Up for Honduras has a Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser with all-you-can-eat breakfast dine-in or carryout 8-11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 24 at Village Green Park Pavilion, 41 S Freet St., Dalton. All proceeds go toward education and care of young women in the program.   WHAT’S HAPPENING? Send calendar items to thedaltongazette@gmail.com. Pick up a…

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Prayers for Dalton grad to recover

By JACQUI L. HERSHBERGER DGKN correspondent A week after a 2022 Dalton graduate was hospitalized for his injuries from a head-on collision while riding his motorcycle, Bradie Ramella’s aunt Janna Bowers ended a post with two words on a website where loved ones had been closely watching for daily updates on his condition. Those two…

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