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O’Dell, Perry G.

Perry G. O’Dell, 71, of Dalton, passed away on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at his home following a year long battle with cancer. He was born in Ovapa, WV on December 2, 1949 to the late Hubert and Susan Jane (Hanshaw) O’Dell and married Miriam Neuenschwander on June 15, 1973. He retired from Quality Castings…

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Knight, Bonnie L.

North Lawrence — Bonnie L. Knight, age 56, of North Lawrence,  died Monday, March 29, 2021, at Smithville Western Care Center, after a five year battle with Alzheimer’s. Bonnie was born on July 18, 1964, in Ripley, West Virginia, to Charles William and Virginia “Joyce” (Slaughter) Rhodes, graduated from Smithville High School in 1982, and…

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Amish families harvest ice on a cold winter day

  PHOTOS BY CLARENCE STEINER DGKN staff report An annual activity that stocks a family’s insulated ice house for the year also becomes a fun event as friends gather to help out, and children have fun in the snow. During the cold spell in mid-February, Clarence Steiner assisted some Amish friends and neighbors just south…

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CLUB NEWS: Dalton Garden Club has sweet meeting

Chocolate peanut butter buckeyes Yield: 45-50 delicious buckeyes ¾ cup peanut butter 1 stick margarine (soften margarine at room temperature first) 1 tsp. vanilla extract 3 cups powdered sugar Chocolate for melting 1. Mix altogether. Chill dough. 2. Roll into small balls: place on bare cookie sheet. 3. Melt candy-coating. 4. Use flat toothpick (pointed…

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Buggy shop to be restored at Sonnenberg Village

PHOTOS PROVIDED Now and then: The Moser Buggy Shop was moved from the Kidron Volunteer Fire Department property, left, and will be renovated at Sonnenberg Village with plans to make it look how it did  originally more than a century ago, right. From left, John Moser, Willis Sommer, and Jack Moser in an Inter-State automobile.…

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Miller, Leon J.

MOUNT EATON – Leon J. Miller, 40, of 14393 Salt Creek Road, Apple Creek, died Thursday evening, October 22, 2020 at Aultman Hospital following a brief illness. He was born in Holmes County on November 27, 1979 to Jonas J. and Sara Ann (Troyer) Miller and married Esther L. Miller on November 9, 2000 and…

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Jordan, Rev. Walter F.

Navarre — Rev. Walter F. Jordan, Jr., age 82, of Navarre, formerly of Orrville, died Sunday, October 11, 2020, at Aultman Hospital in Canton, following a period of declining health. Walt was born on May 13, 1938, in Goes Station, Ohio, to Walter and Gladys (Payne) Jordan, graduated from Springfield High School in 1958, and…

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Meals on Wheels adjusts services during pandemic

Meals on Wheels of Northeast Ohio is working hard to get creative to ensure all clients in the three-county service area are fed during the COVID-19 pandemic. The agency will provide seniors with two weeks of shelf-stable meals on a bi-weekly basis, temporarily replacing hot and frozen meals, according to a news release. Volunteers will…

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