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Lisbon VFW post appeals for donations to survive

Local News

LISBON — The local VFW is in financial trouble and using the Memorial Day weekend to seek community support they say is needed to stay open. Veterans of Foreign Wars Wilfred Clunk Post 4111 commander David Cope and trustee Roger Bacon chose Memorial Day weekend — when America remembers ...

On the Calendar

Neighborhood News

SAT/26 ALLIANCE Bingo, 6:25 p.m., Disabled American Veterans #50, 9540 McCallum Road NE; doors open 5 p.m. BUTLER TOWNSHIP St. Paul Boy Scout Troop 6 will install a new flag at 9 a.m. during a Memorial Day ceremony at Woodsdale Cemetery; troop members will place approximately 200 flags ...

Sebring commencement

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The Sebring McKinley High School Class of 2018 presented itself for graduation ceremonies at the high school Friday night and according to the program graduated 47 students. The honor students are pictured entering the gym for the ceremony and are, from left, Salutatorian Weston Latham, and ...

Panel to discuss electric offers

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City council’s Utilities Committee will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday to discuss recommending a provider for the city’s electric aggregation program, aimed at getting a good rate for residents and businesses. The Committee of the Whole, which includes all seven council members, heard proposals ...

Church Happenings

Neighborhood News

DAMASCUS — The Damascus United Methodist Church’s mission team fundraising event continues from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today for the first annual “Valley Viewing” yard sale at the church and around Valley Road. A map will be available at the church showing all the sale sites that are ...

County unemployment rate declines to 4.8%

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LISBON — Columbiana County’s unemployment rate declined in April to the lowest mark since November. The county’s jobless rate last month was 4.8 percent, down 0.4 percent from March, according to figures released Tuesday by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. Prior to ...

Memorial Day schedule

Neighborhood News

BUTLER TOWNSHIP — During a Memorial Day ceremony, St. Paul Boy Scout Troop 6 will install a new flag at 9 a.m. today at Woodsdale Cemetery and retire the old flag. Troop members will then continue a 12-year tradition and place approximately 200 flags on veterans’ graves during a special ...

West Branch drops search for assistant superintendent

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BELOIT — The West Branch school board has abandoned its search for an assistant superintendent/curriculum director due to other administrative vacancies. The school board Thursday night granted a three-year contract to Stephen Fowler as middle school principal effective Aug. 1, 2018, ...

POLICE REPORTS

Police and Court Reports

GOSHEN POLICE DISTRICT — Samantha Elaine Layman, 31, Harrisville, Pa., was arrested on an active warrant out of Warren following a traffic stop on state Route 165 at state Route 45 at 9:23 p.m. Monday. — Tracy M. Benedetti, 48, West Ohio Avenue, Sebring, was cited for driving under ...

LISBON FIRE CALL

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—The fire department was called to state Route 154 in Elkton at 1:53 p.m. Thursday after a collapsed hillside being restored by the Ohio Department of Transportation slid down, taking out an electric pole and wires and setting trees on fire.

PROPERTY TRANSFERS

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Butler Township Judith Herron to Kirk and Tiffany Bardo, home and 2 acres on Hartley Road; $160,000. Hidden Creek of Route 62 to Ronald and Deborah Miller, 1.5 acres on Woodside Drive; $35,900. Center Township Trifera LLC to Atlantica LLC, home at 8336 Pritchard Ave.; ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

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LISBON — A May 31 preliminary hearing was set in Columbiana County Municipal Court for Edward Knox Jr., 26, Youngstown, charged with having a weapon while under a disability. Knox allegedly threw a handgun out of an open upstairs window of a home on state Route 154 in Elkrun Township on ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

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— Michael Aaron Gubesch reported at 12:25 p.m. Tuesday he spent about 60 days in the jail and while he was there his personal belongings and clothes were stolen from him. — A suspicious person was reported in the area of Depot Road in Center Township at 1:40 a.m. May 15. Joseph K. ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

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New Cases Charles and Tina Clark, Leetonia, vs. Savannah R. Wilk, Columbiana, excess of $25,000 sought for alleged damages and injuries from a traffic crash on Sept. 23, 2017 on South Pearl Street in Columbiana, where Wilk allegedly crashed her vehicle into a motorcycle driven by Charles S. ...

ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES

Neighborhood News

West Branch Area Ladies Ruritan Club bake sale set SALEM— West Branch Area Ladies Ruritan Club will hold a bake sale from 10 to 11:30 a.m. today at Timashamie Campground, 28251 Georgetown Road. Salem Utilities Committee to meet Tuesday SALEM — The Utilities Committee meeting begins at ...

Key Bank volunteers help out at city parks

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Salem Key Bank employees, from left, Nancy McCorkhill, Gayla Houshour and Molly Marlowe, volunteered Wednesday to help plant flowers and weed areas of Centennial and Memorial parks. (Submitted photo)

On the Calendar

Neighborhood News

FRI/25 COLUMBIANA Customer Appreciation Day, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Suburban Propane, 2705 state Route 7; 20-pound grill tank fill-up for $10 when making a $2 donation to Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley; 330-792-5522. DAMASCUS Damascus United Methodist Church’s mission team’s ...