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Four dead in fiery crash in Lake Township

Crash occurred along a curve of state Route 43 just south of State Street. By Lori SteineckRepository staff writer LAKE TWP. Four people are dead in a fiery crash left them trapped in a vehicle after it plowed through a soy bean field, struck a tree and burst into flames. The crash occurred along a

INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-25 00:18:13

'Pocket park' to benefit hundreds of homes in northeast Canton neighborhood

Habitat for Humanity, with volunteers from Rotary Club of Canton, installed benches, planters and bicycle station. CANTON More than a dozen volunteers worked under sunny skies Saturday morning to develop a "pocket park" at 19th Street and Edwards Avenue NE. They were taking part in the Habitat for H

CANTON REPOSITORY - 2017-09-23 19:17:15

Four men rob North Canton pharmacy

North Canton police said in a news release that four men entered the Walgreens at 6421 Market Ave. N just before 4 p.m. Friday and demanded prescription drugs. NORTH CANTON Police are searching for four men they say robbed Walgreens in Washington Square on Friday afternoon. North Canton police said

INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-23 00:52:04

North Canton organizations hosting community service fair

NORTH CANTON The North Canton Public Library is partnering with the Rotary Club of North Canton and Character Counts North Canton to host a community service fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. The fair aims to assist community members in finding a volunteer or service opportunity that is a great

THESUBURBANITE.COM - 2017-09-23 17:53:00

Canton Local candidates forum set for Oct. 10

Canton South High School is hosting a Meet the Candidates night on Oct. 10 for the four candidates seeking a seat on the school board. Repository staff report CANTON TWP. Canton Local School District residents can meet the four candidates seeking a seat on the school board on Oct. 10. The Meet the

CANTON REPOSITORY - 2017-09-23 00:03:46

Authorities: 4 killed as car hits tree, catches fire

HARTVILLE (AP) - The Ohio State Highway Patrol says four people were killed when their car went off the road, hit a tree and burst into flames. Authorities say the driver apparently lost control while driving in Lake Township in Stark County on Sunday. They say the car drove through a field before

DAILY RECORD - 2017-09-25 12:15:01

The Monday After: Lehman, Lincoln, Timken and McKinley alumni to gather for All City Night Reunion

Memories of the 1950s and 1960s All City Night high school basketball games will be recalled. Gary Brown CantonRep.com Writing Editor-at-large @gbrownREP One man's memory has morphed into a reunion of dozens of alumni from decades ago when Canton had four city high schools. And when the expected 20

INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-25 02:32:00

Mosquito spraying slated this week

Mosquito spraying is scheduled this week in the following areas: Beach City and Navarre on Tuesday, and Perry and Canton townships on Wednesday. Spraying is slated to take place after 8 p.m. on those days. In the area of Perry and Canton townships, the northern boundary is 12th Street NW; southern b

INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-25 14:00:00

Sled hockey event highlights Adaptive Sports

For people such as David Kolm - who lost his right leg at age 10 - the sled hockey team is a chance to do something he never imagined could be possible. Chris Easterling IndeOnline.com Sports Editor @ceasterlingINDE JACKSON TWP. The trophy stands alone for David Kolm. "I got my first-ever sports aw

INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-25 10:00:00

New ways to help Stark's small businesses

The area's SCORE Chapter and the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce have launched a small business executive forum that offers a chance for business people to meet, discuss problems and share ideas. Edd Pritchard CantonRep.com staff writer @epritchardREP The regional SCORE chapter and the Canton R

INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-25 10:26:00

Straight Talk: Beware scammers using Facebook to contact victims

The Canton Regional and Greater West Virginia Better Business Bureau offers tips and advice for consumers to avoid fraudulent practices. TODAYS TOPIC: Scammers Use Facebook Messenger to Contact Victims THE CONCERN: You probably know to watch for scams in your email inbox, on the phone, and in a text

CANTON REPOSITORY - 2017-09-24 17:00:00

More involved fathers can lift our community: Allen Smith (Opinion)

Guest columnist Allen Smith, the director of operations for Boys & Girls Clubs of Cleveland, is a Toledo native and a graduate of Bowling Green State University. He is an ordained minister serving at NuAir Church. Smith and his wife, Vontyna, live in Westlake. His daughter, Ashley, is a dancer who m

CLEVELAND.COM - 2017-09-24 16:00:14

Newsmaker: Passion for history drove Black to education

DALTON - Listening to his father's stories about the Vietnam War pushed Chris Black toward a career in educating others about America's history and why veterans choose to make the ultimate sacrifice for their country. Black, the new principal at Dalton High School, taught U.S. History for 10 years

DAILY RECORD - 2017-09-25 05:01:00

Division II girls tennis sectional draw held

The Division II East District Sectional Tennis Tournament draw was held on Sunday. The tournament will be played on Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 2-3 at Dover City Park. Carrollton's Taylor Fair was deemed the No. 1 seed with Dover's Adele Pruni the No. 2 seed, while Strasburg's Sarah Dreher is the No. 3

TIMES REPORTER - 2017-09-25 00:43:42

Two more admit guilt in Stark County drug ring

Multiple codefendants in a large-scale Stark County drug case have pleaded guilty and will be sentenced this fall. CANTON Two co-defendants, both potentially facing decades in prison on a slew of drug charges, pleaded guilty on Friday in Stark County Common Pleas Court. Jeremy B. Smith, 46, of Canto

INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-22 23:31:37

Everhard/Whipple due for a $7 million makeover

Stark County is wrapping up buying properties and arranging access for construction vehicles for the expansion slated to start next year. Robert Wang CantonRep.com staff writer @rwangREP As Belden Village continues to grow, traffic through one of Stark County's busiest intersections frequently beco

INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-24 11:22:00

Malone University Teen of the Month: Deontae McCollum, McKinley

Residence: Canton Age: 17 School: Canton McKinley GPA: 4.4 College choice: Undecided Parents: DeWanna McCain, William McCollum Describe yourself in three words: Leader, Charismatic, Ambitious. What is your favorite thing to do outside school? Train for basketball, listen to music, and spend time wit

INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-24 14:15:00

Check out today's Brush with Fame

William Jauman of Lake Township shared this photo he had taken with actress Donna Douglas. The photo was taken at Roy Rogers Fest in Portsmouth, Ohio. Douglas starred as Ellie May on the "Beverly Hillbillies." Brush with Fame is a chance for readers of The Canton Repository to share photos of their

CANTON REPOSITORY - 2017-09-23 16:00:00

Around Town: Six Stark women inducted into the YWCA's Women's Hall of Fame

The 2017 class of inductees into the YWCA's Women's Hall of Fame are Janet Baker, Stark County Library Foundation Board; Janice Messenheimer-Courtney, Fairless Local Schools; Joyce Salapack, Stark County Family Court; Margaret Reaves, Turnaround Community Outreach; Wendy J. Rockenfelder, attorney; a

CANTON REPOSITORY - 2017-09-24 14:30:00

Steelworkers extend contract talks with Timken, TimkenSteel

The United Steelworkers have extended contract talks with TimkenSteel Corp. and Timken Co. The union and the two companies have been negotiating for about one month. Edd Pritchard CantonRep.com staff writer @epritchardREP CANTON United Steelworkers Local 1123 has extended its contract talks with Ti

INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-22 23:21:15