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Practice weather

Local News

Jordan Mercer, 9, and his family of Lisbon took full advantage of the nice weather this week and got outdoors to Cedar Street park in Lisbon. Jordan got some baseball practice in with the help of his mom, Mandy McCullough, and her boyfriend, Dave Scarry of Salem. (Salem News photo by Patti ...

On the calendar this week

Neighborhood News

SAT/25 ALLIANCE Bingo, 6:25 p.m., Disabled American Veterans #50, 9540 McCallum Road NE; doors open 5 p.m. COLUMBIANA “Shop Local” fundraiser, 4-7 p.m., Crestview Elementary School cafeteria. Crestview High School Drama Club’s “Les Miserables,” 7 p.m., Performing Arts Center, ...

Waterworth field to be dedicated as Metts Field

Local News

The former West Field at Waterworth Memorial Park will be dedicated and marked as Terry Metts Field at 2 p.m. April 22, honoring a longtime Salem youth coach who died last year. Donna and Jim Greenamyer, Terry’s sister and brother-in-law, attended the Salem Parks Commission meeting ...

Buckeye Water repays $1.5M loan to county

Local News

LISBON — The Buckeye Water District has repaid the $1.5 million it borrowed from Columbiana County commissioners in 2012 to settle the lawsuit filed by East Liverpool. County Commissioner Mike Halleck confirmed that BWD Director Al DeAngelis dropped off a check in the amount of $1.5 million ...

Victim’s family wants no jail time for fatal accident

Local News

LISBON — The family of the county probate court retiree killed in a traffic accident last year did not request jail time for the man who caused the crash. Speaking through sobs of anguish and comforted by her son and daughter-in-law, Stanley Miller’s widow, Joyce Miller, asked county ...

Center Twp. plans to resurface 3 roads

Local News

LISBON — Center Township trustees are planning to resurface three roads this summer, if the price is right. The roads are: Churchill; Black Road, from state Route 45 to Mattix Road; and Lisbon-Dungannon Road, from Wayne Bridge Road to Trinity Church Road. They intend to ask Lisbon village ...

Grace College group to sing at Salem church

Neighborhood News

SALEM — The Grace College Mixed Trio will provide special music at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at the Salem Bible Methodist Church, 1647 N. Ellsworth Ave., Salem. The trio is comprised of students attending God’s Bible School and College in Cincinnati including Mica Terrian, Autumn Quesenberry, Cale ...

Bob and Linda Sebo to sponsor Banquet

Neighborhood News

SALEM — The Banquet in Salem will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Memorial Building, 785 E. State St. The meal will be sponsored by Bob and Linda Sebo. The menu offers salad, chicken noodle soup, roast beef, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, fresh fruit and vegetables and ...

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Stockdale Family concert scheduled for April 1

Neighborhood News

The ninth Annual Stockdale Family Band Bluegrass and Gospel Show will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, April 1, at the Amish Country Theater, 3149 state Route 39, Walnut Creek, located between Berlin and Walnut Creek on state Route 39. Doors open at 6 p.m. A portion of all proceeds will ...

Leetonia BOE approves lease for preschool

Local News

LEETONIA —The Leetonia school board Thursday night approved a lease extension with a preschool at the K-12 campus for the next school year. The board approved a one-year lease agreement with Bears to Bee Preschool for the 2017-2018 school year, with the rental fee waived. Schools ...

Youngstown man faces drug charges

Police and Court Reports

LISBON — Davon L. Johnson, also known as George and G, 31, Youngstown, was served a secret indictment charged with possession of drugs and two counts of trafficking in drug. Johnson allegedly sold less than five grams of cocaine on both May 21 and May 26, 2015. Additionally he reportedly ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

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LISBON — In Columbiana County Municipal Court Robert Brenda Leasure, 22, New Middletown, was fined $130, placed on one year probation and required 10 hours community service for driving under suspension and stop sign. Ainsley Felice Talbot, 19, Y&O Road, Wellsville, was fined $20 ...

EL man charged with robbery

Police and Court Reports

LISBON — Two people were served this week with secret indictments issued by the county grand jury. Rudy S. Lang, 20, Lincoln Street, East Liverpool, is charged with aggravated robbery for trying to rob Tri-State Cab in East Liverpool. Lang reportedly walked into the business at 4:24 a.m. ...

PROPERTY TRANSFERS

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Butler Township Kirk Bardo to Kyle and Jessica Kyser, home on Valley Road; $148,500. Center Township Nancy and Paula Wallack Jr. to Gary and Ivory Stevens, home on Saltwell Road; $85,000. Columbiana Dennis Miller to Bradley and Kelli Wilson, home on North Cross Street; ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

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New Cases Kaylin L. Clark of Steubenville v. Tariq Larkins of East Liverpool, Darrell Cassidy of Canton and State Farm Mutual; lawsuit over September 2015 traffic accident in St. Clair Township; $25,000-plus in damages sought. James C. Harris of Salem v. Shani A. Jones of Salem; divorce ...

POLICE REPORTS

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COLUMBIANA — Police assisted EMS with a combative patient at a home in the 300 block of Lisbon Street at 9 p.m. Thursday. Danielle Staats, 29, Columbiana, was warned for interfering at an emergency scene. — A Sparkle employee reported at 6:28 p.m. there was a possible female shoplifter ...

FIRE CALLS

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SALEM — The fire department responded to a 400 block Columbia Street home at 3:58 a.m. Friday in reference to a porch fire and found that the residents had been extinguishing cigarettes in the cracks of the porch. The residents were advised against their actions.

POLICE REPORTS

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SALEM — Vickie L. Satterfield, 62. Salem, was cited for right of way following a two-vehicle crash on East State Street at 6:24 a.m. Thursday in which she attempted a left hand tun onto East State Street from Brooklyn Avenue and struck a vehicle driven by Alisha J. Fata, 27, Salem, who was ...

SHERIFF

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— A deputy was called to a residence on Winona Road, Winona, at 1:21 a.m. Friday because a man who had undergone brain surgery was having mood swings and acting aggressive to his caretaker. She was told the man would act this way until he gets on his medication and she needed to be more ...

Inmate claims he’s being held illegally in prison

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LISBON – A Warren Correctional Institution inmate is claiming he is being kept illegally and has requested a hearing in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court. Gregory L. Bradley Jr., 37, filed a writ of habeas corpus last week. He is currently serving nine years for drug-related crimes he ...