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COMMON PLEAS COURT

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New Cases Margaret G. King, Homeworth, and Michael D.W. King, Minerva, dissolution sought. County Treasurer vs. Antony and Lisa Buffone, et al., foreclosure sought for alleged delinquent taxes for property on Walnut Street, Leetonia. County Treasurer vs. Kristine K. Egli, et al., ...

USO director speaks at military officers meeting

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The Executive Director of the USO of Northern Ohio (USONO), Bruce Bille, a Howland resident, was the guest speaker at a recent luncheon meeting of the Mahoning and Shenango Valleys Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MSVC-MOAA) held at the Youngstown Air Reserve Station ...

ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES

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“Desert Adaptations” featured at Salem Library SALEM — The Salem Public Library will present the program “Desert Adaptations: Live from the World’s Largest Indoor Desert” at 6:30 p.m. March 28 in the Quaker Room. The presentation, provided by Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and ...

Ag official tours Firestone test center

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COLUMBIANA — Promoting the future of farming, Ohio Department of Agricultural Director Dorothy Pelanda stopped at the Firestone Farm Tire Test Center near Columbiana on Tuesday during her week-long tour for Ohio Agriculture Week. Growing up on her family’s grain farm in Union County, ...

On the Calendar

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WED/13 BEAVER TOWNSHIP South Range school board, special executive session, 7 p.m., board of education office; review teacher negotiation options. COLUMBIANA Crestview Board of Education, special meeting, 5 p.m.; review management goals and line item budget for 2020 fiscal year. High school ...

Dates for Perry Twp. cleanup set

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PERRY TWP. — Dates for the annual spring cleanup for Perry Township residents living outside of the city limits were announced Monday, starting with the north side the week of April 1 and then moving to the south side the week of April 8. State Street is the dividing line between north and ...

County jobless rate climbs 1.1 percent

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LISBON — Columbiana County’s unemployment rate increased in January, something it had in common with the other 87 Ohio counties. The county’s jobless rate was 6.5 percent in January, a 1.1 percent increase over the previous month, according to figures released Tuesday by the Ohio ...

New Waterford to seek grant funds for new muni building

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NEW WATERFORD — The village is awaiting the deed for the property on state Route 46 that will be the site of the new municipal building, and Mayor Shane Patrone said the next step is seeking grants for the building project. Patrone gave a brief update during the Tuesday council ...

JUVENILE COURT

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LISBON — A 17-year-old East Palestine boy was cited into Juvenile Court after allegedly punching holes and cutting holes in the wall of a home; violently yelling and cursing his mother before grabbing her wrists in February; and texting to harass his father making various threats including ...

Drug possession charge

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LISBON — Chrystal L. Westover, 35, South Arch Street, Alliance, was served a secret indictment for a possession of drugs charge. On July 28, Westover allegedly had alprazolam, when she has a prior conviction for possession of drugs from 2015 in Stark County. This indictment was issued by the ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

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New Cases Jaguar Holdings LLC, doing business as Eagle Rental Purchase, vs. Dereck Brooks, Lisbon, $2,364 sought for wrongful retention of an Ashley living room, Ashley tables and HP All-in One desktop computer. Lakeview Loan Servicing LLC vs. Kimberly J. Drzal, et al., foreclosure sought ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

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LISBON — In County Municipal Court, Joshualee B. Hackney, 38, state Route 39, Salineville, was fined $350, credited with 13 days in jail, sentenced to an additional 77 days in jail and required 40 hours community service for assault and criminal damaging. On Feb. 26, Hackney knocked Otto ...

PATROL

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—Joshua P. Mitchell, 26, of Columbiana, was cited for failure to control after he went into a ditch while driving on Waterford Road in Unity Township at 6:43 p.m. Saturday.

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

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—A suspicious person was reported on Crestview Road at 2:41 p.m. Sunday. Deputies found the person lived on the street and were out for a walk. — Scott B. Anderson, Tower Road, Butler Township, reported at 12:28 p.m. Monday he was assault at his home on Saturday by an unknown ...

SALEM POLICE

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—Wesley Daniel Clark, 29, of 420 S. County Road, Washingtonville, was taken into custody at 1:06 a.m. Tuesday on an active warrant out of Columbiana County for failure to appear. He was turned over to a sheriff’s deputy and taken to jail. — Police were called at 11:06 p.m. Monday to ...

Alliance woman charged with possession

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LISBON — Chrystal L. Westover, 35, South Arch Street, Alliance, was served a secret indictment for a possession of drugs charge. On July 28, Westover allegedly had alprazolam, when she has a prior conviction for possession of drugs from 2015 in Stark County. This indictment was issued by the ...

ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES

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Midwest Scale Train Show set at Salem Centerplex SALEM—The 27th Midwest Scale Train Show will be held March 21 through 23 at the Salem Centerplex, 1098 N. Ellsworth Ave. Show times include 1 to 7 p.m. March 22 and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 23. The event will include vendors, manufacturers, ...

Appalachian foundation awards $5,000 grant

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NELSONVILLE — Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) has awarded a grant to Personal and Family Counseling Services in Carroll County to support Youth-Led Prevention. The organization will receive $5,000 over two years, training and technical assistance for adult facilitators of youth-led ...

Salem’s talent

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Winners of the recent Salem’s Got Talent fundraiser at the Salem Memorial Building include Juli Spence, left ,who won the People’s Choice Award, and Jill Pieren, who won the Judge’s Choice Award. The evening also featured other singing and dancing acts and a dinner before the show. The ...

Riding in style

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Liz Yuker of East Liverpool keeps an eye on Mazie and Honus — her miniature dachshunds, in the carriage — as her granddaughter, Sophie Poltor, 9, of Boardman gathers clues for their treasure hunt. They were on a treasure hunt in downtown Columbiana while attending a birthday party for a dog ...