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SAT/17 ALLIANCE Carnation City Craft Extravaganza, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Carnation City Mall. Open to public. Over 50 vendors. 330-821-4447. Bingo, 6:25 p.m., Disabled American Veterans #50, 9540 McCallum Road NE; doors open at 5 p.m. DAMASCUS Monthly community breakfast, 7-11 a.m., Damascus ...

County looks to cut interest rate on jail bonds

Local News

LISBON — Columbiana County commissioners are looking to refinance the bonds sold to build the county jail in the 1990s, with the hope of saving money by getting a lower interest rate. Commissioners this week authorized county Auditor Nancy Milliken to work with bond counsel to determine if ...

Highway Patrol

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— Stephen Dorceus, 31, Lake Park, Fla., was cited with operating without reasonable control after he was eastbound on U.S. Route 30 in Hanover Township in a Freightliner semi truck, decided to make a U-turn and drove off the north side of the road before getting stuck at 3:45 p.m. ...

Church Happenings

Neighborhood News

CANFIELD — Canfield Christian Church, 123 S. Broad St., will be hosting Lenten breakfasts from 6:30-9:30 a.m. Feb. 14-March 28. The church is located on the village green next to the Oddfellows Lodge. Meals are free. Free will donations accepted. This detail can also be added: BYOB (Bring ...

Madison Twp. man charged with shooting dog, threatening mom

Local News

LISBON — A Madison Township man reportedly shot and killed his dog with a .20-gauge shotgun on Wednesday, and also threatened his mother and her fiance. Robert Cunningham, 38, of East Liverpool Road, Lisbon, was charged with cruelty to animals, having weapons while intoxicated and domestic ...

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Showing kindness at Winona United Methodist Preschool

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The students of the Winona United Methodist Preschool participated in Kindness Week as part of The World Kindness Challenge. They worked hard on helping their friends, family and community by promoting kindness. Open enrollment for the 2018-2019 preschool school year will start March 5. Call ...

Salem residents can donate part of refund for equipment

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SALEM — A city tax official is reminding residents of a new option on their city tax form which allows them to donate part of their refund to the police, fire, parks or street departments for equipment. Income Tax Administrator Fred Pamer said the donation section is similar to what’s on ...

Lisbon fire dept. told to explore options for new pumper truck

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LISBON — The fire department was told to explore all options before returning to ask village council for permission to put a levy on the ballot to purchase a new pumper truck. The fire department wants council to put a levy on the November election ballot to purchase a new truck to replace ...

United tables talk about improvement levy renewal

Local News

HANOVERTON—The United school board Thursday night tabled discussion on a future permanent improvement renewal levy until the full board could meet, possibly during a work session specifically for the topic. According to school treasurer Melissa Baker, the deadline to place the levy on the ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

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LISBON — In Columbiana County Municipal Court, Seth Williams, 23, Creek Road, New Waterford, was fined $25 for disorderly conduct. Joseph A. Miles Jr., 20, Alexandria, Va., was fined $200 and had his driver’s license suspended 180 days for two counts possession of marijuana. Zachary ...

PROPERTY TRANSFERS

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Butler Township Biery Family Trust to J & A Apartments LLC, gas station on U.S. Route 62; $184,000. Barbara Bailey to Seth Sharp, home and 13.5 acres on U.S. Route 62; $57,750. Marjorie Phillips to Seth Sharp, 13.5 acres on U.S. Route 62: $92,364. Center Township Cody Anderson to ...

HIGHWAY PATROL

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— Brandon R. Kessler, 34, Echo Dell Road, East Liverpool, was northbound on township road 2794 in St. Clair Township at 1:39 a.m. Friday and went off the right side into two bushes and a utility pole. He was cited for failure to control, OVI and left of center. — Haley Nicole Sivert, 20, ...

FIRE CALLS

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WEST POINT — West Point EMS were called to a home on Steubenville Pike at 8:10 p.m. Thursday for a woman who believed she was having a heart attack. — West Point firefighters were called to the area of Applegate Road between Desellem and Cusick roads at 1:25 p.m. Friday for a report of ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

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New Cases City of East Liverpool vs. Owners Insurance Company, et al, excess of $25,000 in punitive damages and excess of $50,000 in compensatory damages sought for Feb. 19 damage caused by a barge hitting the intake owned by East Liverpool. Docket Entries JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., vs. ...

Intervention granted in possession case

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LISBON — Richard X. Bereschik, 29, Fife Coal Road, Wellsville, was granted intervention in lieu of conviction in county Common Pleas Court this week after pleading not guilty to two counts of an indictment. Bereschik had originally pleaded not guilty to charges of possession of drugs, a ...

ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES

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Drivers Ed classes to be offered in Lisbon LISBON—Driver Education classes will be held at Lisbon High School beginning Feb. 20. All area students are eligible to attend, including home schooled and online students. There is still time to sign up. Call 330-532-2878 or 412-974-8858 for ...

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‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’ on Main Street Theater stage

Local News

Crown Theater Productions is presenting ‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’ Friday-through-Sunday at Main Street Theater in Columbiana. Times are 8 p.m. for Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. for Sunday. Tickets can be purchased online at www.crowntheaterproductions.org or at the door. Shown are, ...

On the Calendar

Neighborhood News

FRI/16 LEETONIA Leetonia High School Class of 1962, breakfast, 9 a.m., Dutch Haus. Pierogi sale pick-up, noon-3 p.m., St. Patrick Catholic Church; $6 dozen; order, 260-458-7147. Public Fish Fry, 5-8 p.m., Leetonia Italian American Club; carryouts available, ...

2 EL locations seek medical marijuana licenses

Local News

LISBON — Of the 370 applications seeking state licenses to serve as a medical marijuana dispensary, two are for Columbiana County and both are located in East Liverpool. The state pharmacy board issued a revised list of the applicants at the end of January, and it listed two East Liverpool ...