Land-Use in Ohio’s Utica Shale Industry…Now and in the Future


Ted Auch, Ph.D, Great Lakes Program Coordinator for FracTracker has been studying land-use trends and their relationship to shale gas production numbers and will share the results at the February 5 meeting of Carroll Concerned Citizens.


“We’ve been researching production past, present, future as it relates to resource utilization namely water, sand, and various chemicals.  Most of our focus has been on Carroll, Stark and Columbiana counties.” said Dr. Auch.


FracTracker uses advanced analytical and computer mapping tools to bring together many different data sources to spot correlations and/or trends. 


The meeting will be held at the Church of Christ – Christian Disciples beginning at 7 pm and is free and open to the public.


Ham Dinner and Silent Auction




Boy Scout Troop 141 of Carrollton, OH


President's Day, February 16th


Carrollton High School Cafeteria

4:30 - 7:00pm.

Tickets:  $9.00 for adults; $6.00 for children 4-12

Children under 4 eat for free.

Arts Center Schedules

Painting, Beading and Kidz Class for February



On February 19, Roxanne Bruce from Flushing, Ohio, will bring her "Creative Canvas" to the Carroll County Arts Center for a "Paint and Sip" evening beginning at 6 :00 p.m.. The cost is $35 with all the materials provided--easels, paint, brushes and canvases--and by 8:30 p.m. all present will have a painting that can be hung in their home. Carroll County Arts will furnish beverages and snacks. There must be a minimum of 15 registered by February 12th. Call the Arts Center at 330-627-3739 to register. Payment can be made with Visa or MasterCard by phone also.  This is the February Art for Everyone event.


The Kidz Klass for February will meet on February 21 at 10 a.m. Peggy Baxter will have an interesting project for all attending. Registration is requested. The class is geared for 3rd through 8th grade but younger children can be accommodated if there is an adult present to assist them. The fee of $5 and can be paid the morning of the class.


February 7th at 11:00 AM, Janet Smith of Carrollton will present a wire-wrapped beading class on February 7 at 11 a.m. All the materials will be provided.  This is a little different kind of bead working in that she provides small vintage serving pieces for each participant to work with.  The cost for the workshop is $10 payable in advance or the day of the class.  Class size is limited so please registered by calling the Carroll County Arts Center at 330-627-3739 or stop in during business hours. 


The Arts Center is open Monday, Tuesday, Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Thursday from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. ( except for the 3rd Thursday from 1:00 to 8:30 PM), Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  (except for the 3rd Saturday from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM). Registration can be paid for by phone with a Visa or MasterCard.

 Malvern Library


The Malvern Branch of the Carroll County District Library is located at 710 East Porter Street.  For information about the programs and other services of the Malvern Branch Library, call 330-863-0636, or visit their website at

 Let’s Help


The Carroll County Animal Protection League

Build Its Shelter!

Members of the Carroll County Animal Protection League (CCAPL) are working hard to raise funds for a shelter where they can “love and care for domestic animals until the pets acquire their forever homes."

You can help this important cause by supporting its events:



Membership in the CCAPL is only $15 for adults, or $5 for a juniors (under age 18). Send your membership donation to Carroll County Animal Protection League, P.O. Box 353, Carrollton, OH 44615-0353

Become a Donor

Send a donation to Carroll County Animal Protection League, P.O. Box 353, Carrollton, OH 44615-0353. Or, go to the group’s website at or and use Paypal to make your donation. The group is a non-profit, charitable organization and all donations are income tax deductible.

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