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MUNICIPAL COURT

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LISBON — In Columbiana County Municipal Court, Jared Coil, 30, Steubenville Pike, Lisbon, was fined $975, had his license suspended for a year, sentenced to three days in jail, required to attend a three-day counseling program and ordered 30 hours community service for OVI first offense, open ...

On The Calendar This Week

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WED/20 HANOVERTON United Local school board, 7:30 p.m., high school library. LEETONIA Leetonia High School Class of 1950, breakfast, 9:30 a.m., Holland restaurant in Minerva Leetonia Community Public Library, Toddler Playgroup, 10 a.m. Leetonia High School classes of 1955-57, lunch, ...

ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES

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“Babies and Such” yard sale canceled SALEM — The “Babies and Such” yard sale scheduled for Saturday at the Salem Eagles Club has been canceled. Spaghetti dinner fundraiser planned SALINEVILLE — A spaghetti dinner fundraiser will be held Friday prior to the Southern Local Hall ...

Rabies Vaccination Clinic set at Career Center in Lisbon

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LISBON — Members of the Columbiana County Career and Technical Center’s Veterinary Science Technologies classes and Future Farmers of America will host a Reduced Cost Rabies Vaccination Clinic from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Columbiana County Career and Technical Center, 9364 state Route ...

Firefighters taking T-shirt orders at game Friday

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The Salem Fire Department International Association of Firefighters 283 will take pre-orders for this year’s cancer awareness T-shirts during the Salem home football game on Friday. This will be the last opportunity to order one of the T-shirts which cost $15 each for children and adult ...

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Help for Harvey victims

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Salem Jr./Sr. High School Student Council members gather around a truck full of school supplies headed for a Houston suburb as part of an area effort to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey. Pictured with them is retired Salem teacher George Spack, left, and Lisbon resident Josh Kupka, ...

Salem schools: Better despite new ‘grades’

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SALEM — Letter grades handed down by the state do not reflect the success of Salem City Schools — that’s the consensus of Superintendent Dr. Joe Shivers and school board members reacting to recent state report card results. “Salem schools are in good shape and only getting better,” ...

Salineville police told sheriff will stop transporting most prisoners

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SALINEVILLE — Village council members learned on Monday the Columbiana County sheriff’s office has alerted them of a decision to stop transporting most prisoners arrested by other agencies from the jail to the municipal courts starting in January 2018. Police Chief Matt Devlin shared with ...

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Planting pride in Salem

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Members of the Salem Beautification Committee of the Salem Area Chamber of Commerce honor Stark Memorial Funeral Home owner Russell E. Loudon “for continued excellence in providing outstanding floral landscaping and displays. Thank you for being the epitome of ‘Planting Pride - City ...

Youngstown man charged with trafficking LISBON — Jean E. Tapscott, 29, Youngstown, was served a secret indictment on charges of trafficking in drugs and possession of drugs. On Dec. 10, 2016 Tapscott allegedly sold heroin, a least 10 grams but less than 50 grams, on Dec. 10, 2016. Additionally Tapscott is alleged to have had at least a gram of heroin, but less than five grams of heroin. The indictment was issued by the grand jury in August. Johnell R. Page, 54, Canton, is charged with three counts of theft and two counts of passing bad checks. Page allegedly stole tires from Stadium Chevrolet and Salem Chrysler Jeep Dodge, as well as miscellaneous merchandise from Busy Beaver Hardware on April 7, 2017. Page is also accused of writing two checks on that date on an account without the money to cover it. The indictment was issued in July.

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Youngstown man charged with trafficking LISBON — Jean E. Tapscott, 29, Youngstown, was served a secret indictment on charges of trafficking in drugs and possession of drugs. On Dec. 10, 2016 Tapscott allegedly sold heroin, a least 10 grams but less than 50 grams, on Dec. 10, 2016. ...

POLICE REPORTS

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SALEM — Police assisted the Ohio State Highway Patrol with a traffic stop at 1:30 a.m. Monday with K-9 Simon deployed for an open air sniff, indicating to the presence of a narcotic odor coming from the vehicle. An officer stood by while the trooper conducted an investigation. The address ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

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LISBON — In county Municipal Court, a Sept. 25 preliminary hearing was set for Michael L. Wade, 46, East Fifth Street, Salem, charged with OVI fourth offense and driving under suspension. An Oct. 5 pretrial was set for Daniel Lattanzio, 23, East North Avenue, East Palestine, charged with ...

POLICE REPORTS

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LEETONIA — Police responded to the 100 block of Pine Street at 11:20 a.m. Saturday for a report of a loose dog on her front porch. The complainant said she was afraid of the dog’s aggressive nature. Police arrived and found a brown and white pitbull showing aggressive body language, ears ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

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New Cases Ditech Financial LLC vs. Cynthia and Edward Kane, et al., foreclosure sought for property on South Union Avenue, Salem. Docket Entries Shir Leasing Inc. vs. Matthew J. Maple, doing back as M and J Trucking, defendant ordered to pay the plaintiff $78,900 plus interest. Deutsche ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

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— Shawn Sadler, Longs Crossing Road, Salem, reported at 10:58 p.m. Sunday his sister, Carla Sadler, was a victim of domestic violence. Carla Sadler reported her live-in boyfriend, William Jones, struck her in the face and pinned her down, then struggled to get her phone. She threw it and he ...

In observance of September as “Hunger Action Month,” Citizens Bank joined the movement on Sept. 14 by volunteering their time to distribute boxes of food and fresh produce to families in need through the Mobile Pantry program in Columbiana County. Pictured volunteering at the Fellowship of the Beloved Church in Hanoverton are, from left, Amanda Wallen, Rita Fuscoe, Robert Marrie, Brad Paulauskas, Holly Dennis and Brittany O’Connor. (Submitted photo)

Citizen’s Bank aids hunger fight

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HANOVERTON — September is Hunger Action Month and Citizens Bank joined the movement on Sept. 14 by volunteering their time to distribute boxes of food and fresh produce to families in need through the Mobile Pantry program in Columbiana County. On Hunger Action Day (Sept. 14) not only did ...

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Rigatoni dinner benefit set at Lisbon Church of the Nazarene

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A rigatoni dinner benefit will be held for 6-month-old John Bussard from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Lisbon Church of the Nazarene. John, the son of Robert and Billie (May) Bussard of Lisbon, was diagnosed with Cri-du-chat syndrome, a condition in which the fifth chromosome is missing, and ...

ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES

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West Branch BOE to meet Thursday BELOIT — West Branch Local School District Board of Education will hold a regular meeting with a work session reviewing agenda items at 6 p.m. Thursday in the high school media room followed by a meeting at 7:30 p.m. Kirk Krieger benefit planned LISBON ...