Two individuals escaped

Two individuals escaped apprehension from the Magnolia Police department during a traffic stop. The male subject resisted arrest by force and escaped into the woods near the bridge exiting town Farber. The female subject fled when the officer attempted to chase the male subject. 2003 Fire engine Red Dodge Durango bearing plt GPS5881 was the vehicle used. The subjects were staying in the cinder block garage apartment on the alley that loops in between chestnut and Garfield Subjects areLarry Tyler Carman 6’4″ 160lbs Pink hair Blue eyes 33 YOWanted for Resisting Arrest, Obstruction, Assault on a Peace officer in addition to the DV warrant he has out of Massillon Jessica Lynn Raines 5’9″ 135lbs Bro hair Blu eyes 31 YO Wanted for obstruction, tampering w/ evidence, theft and Driving under Suspension. If you notice the individuals please contact Magnolia PD asap. 330-866-9434


The East Sparta Artisan’s Market will hold their last market this year this Saturday, August 12 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.  There will be vendors having good smells, good foods including cookies and bread, pretty jewelry and so many unique products you don’t want to miss.  Have questions?  Call Jenna Hessedence at 330.265.4637.  This event will be held at the East Sparta Community homecoming grounds at 9516 Chestnut Avenue in East Sparta.  Don’t miss this chance to get some beautiful gifts and/or good stuff for you and/or your family.  Come rain or shine.

79th Annual Homecoming

79th Annual Homecoming Event List:

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The following is the schedule for this year’s homecoming:
Thursday, June 22
4:00 pm Eat Stand Open
6:00 pm Bargain Day Rides open until 10:00 pm. Concessions Open
7:00 pm Announcement of Sparta Little Mr. Prince and Little Miss Princess winners
Call Marguerite at 866-2004 for applications
7:00 pm Bingo Opens (Pavilion)
8:00 pm Yellow Creek
10:00 pm Midway, Eat Stand Closes
10:00 pm Fire Department Raffle
Friday, June 23
4:00 pm Eat Stand Opens
6:00 pm Rides and Concessions Open
5:45 pm Parade Line-Up Begins (Enter Westbrook St.)
7:00 pm Parade – East Sparta Fire Dept.
7:30 pm Presentation of Parade Awards (Bandstand)
Presentation of Persons of the Year/Lifetime Achievement Award
8:00 pm Bingo Opens (Pavilion)
8:15 pm Breaking Point
12:00 Mid Bingo, Midway and Eat Stand Closes
12:00 Mid Fire Department Raffle

Any questions about group participation in the parade, please call the Vicki Ellington at (330)866-5352 or Sarah Dudak at (330)581-4366.
Saturday, June 24
4:00 pm Eat Stand Opens
5:00 pm Bargain Day Ride Prices end
7:00 pm Bingo Opens (Pavilion)
8:00 pm High Risk
10:00 pm Fireworks Display
12:00 Mid Midway, Eat Stand and Bingo Closes
12:00 Mid Fire Department Raffle (including raffles from other organizations)
The above is subject to change
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Make Mom happy on Mother’s Day by stopping at Crossroads this weekend, May 12-13 and picking up some beautiful flowers and/or homemade candy.  While making Mom smile you will also help the East Sparta Civic Association’s Homecoming Entertainment Fund.  To order call Marguerite at 866-2004.