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Dash for deliciousness: Lions hold annual Easter egg hunt

Local News

LISBON — Rain or shine, the Lisbon Lions Club has hosted its annual Easter egg hunt for more than three decades. According to Rod Seacrist, usually members prepare enough goodies for 300 children; however, there is little doubt that the weather did impact participation this year as some ...

WBMS students perform at Solo and Ensemble

Neighborhood News

BELOIT — The seventh- and eighth-grade West Branch Middle School Band and Vocal Music students participated in 16 different events and received a 11 “Superior” (I) ratings and five “Excellent” (II) ratings at the Ohio Music Education Association’s Solo and Ensemble Contest March 30 ...

The hunt is on

Local News

And they're off ... three youngsters run toward the candy at the beginning of the 36th annual Easter egg hunt held in Leetonia by the Leetonia Masonic Lodge and the Leetonia Fire Department last week. There will be an egg hunt at 11 a.m. this morning at Salem's Waterworth Memorial Park along ...

On the Calendar

Neighborhood News

SAT/20 DAMASCUS Community breakfast, 7-10:30 a.m., Damascus United Methodist Church, 300 Valley Road; $5 adults, $3 children under 10 years. EAST PALESTINE Breakfast with the Easter Bunny, 9-11 a.m., Community Center at Village Park; $5 adults, $2.50 children; egg hunt to follow at 11:30 ...

Pa. man charged with stealing own tractor

Local News

EAST PALESTINE — A Pennsylvania man arrested last year for impersonating a police officer was recently charged with breaking into a Unity Township business and stealing a tractor. According to the East Palestine Police report and court documents through the Columbiana County Municipal ...

Church Happenings

Neighborhood News

DAMASCUS — Damascus United Methodist Church and Middle Sandy Presbyterian Church will hold their monthly community breakfast from 7 to 10:30 a.m. today at the Damascus church, 300 Valley Road. The breakfast features all-you-can-eat, made-to-order pancakes, eggs, sausage, bacon, toast, juice ...

Salem looking for new trades teacher

Local News

SALEM — Salem City Schools needs to find a new Precision Machine Trades teacher for next year after the board was forced to non-renew the contract of the current teacher, Travis Holbrook, for failing to complete the coursework for his teaching license. High School Principal Sean Kirkland ...

Salem police charge vandals

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SALEM — Police charged two juveniles, ages 10 and 16, with delinquency for criminal damaging after one of the boys admitted they had been at Centennial Park throwing rocks through the restroom windows for fun Thursday night. The admission came after the other juvenile claimed he was ...

Lisbon school board hires former TV reporter to handle PR

Local News

LISBON —The school board is joining with four other area school districts in hiring a public relations person to highlight things going on the district that do not always receive coverage by the local news media. The board on Thursday voted to join with the Columbiana, Springield Local, ...

United school calendar OK’d

Local News

HANOVERTON—The United Local school board this week approved the school calendar for 2019-2020. The calendar includes the first day for students on Aug. 22, last day for students on May 29 and commencement on May 24. In his recommendation, schools Superintendent Lance Hostetler said the ...

2018 United audit honored by state

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HANOVERTON — The United Local School District has received the Auditor of the State Award for the 2018 fiscal year. “Clean and accurate record-keeping are the foundation for a good government, and the taxpayers can take pride in your commitment to accountability,” Auditor of State Dave ...

South Range treasurer sees budget in black 4 years out

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BEAVER TWP. — The South Range school board this week approved a financial five-year forecast that shows a positive cash balance until the final year. The board approved the forecast submitted by school Treasurer Jim Phillips, who said he was presenting the document a month earlier than ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

Police and Court Reports

LISBON – In Columbiana County Municipal Court Rachael S. Parker, 35, East Liverpool, was fined $20 for failure to produce license and left of center. Dalton L. Cartwright, 20, Salem, was fined $50 for no operator’s license. An April 29 pretrial was set for Kevin W. zimmerns, 56, East ...

PATROL

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— Ann M. Courtney, 32, East Rochester, and Macen Lee Bush, 18, East Rochester, were northbound on Rochester Road in West Township at 4:01 p.m. Wednesday and Bush struck Courtney from behind. Bush was cited for assured clear distance.

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

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—Kelly E. Rose, Rochester Road, West Township, reported Thursday a man she knows had contacted her about family issues. The parties were advised to block the other on their phones and on social media. Rose had called earlier in the day about problems she was having with her family and was ...

POLICE REPORTS

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LEETONIA — Village workers at 10:58 a.m. Wednesday found that someone had tampered with the lift station box on Columbia Street near village limits. The latch had been broken off and it appeared the door had been tampered with, but the padlock was still secured and no entry had been ...

EL police find crack cocaine in search

Police and Court Reports

Staff Reports EAST LIVERPOOL — City police uncovered 31 grams of suspected crack cocaine at a Woodland Hills home while performing a welfare check with the East Liverpool Municipal Court Probation Department. The police department announced on its Facebook page that the work was the ...

COMMON PLEAS

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New Cases Larry and Jeanie Welsby of Wellsville v. Austin and Frank Dalrymple of Wellsville, et al; lawsuit over 2017 traffic accident in Wellsville involving Austin Dalrymple, who was driving a vehicle owned by Frank Dalrymple; $25,000-plus in damages sought. Roundpoint Mortgage Services ...