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Quaker Sam raffle will benefit scholarship fund

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The SHS Class of 1969 will be selling raffle tickets for the chance to win the stained glass Quaker Sam, designed and created by classmate Randy Babb, prior to the Alumni Association Reunion and Banquet at Salem High today. Tickets are $10 each. All proceeds will benefit the Salem High School ...

On the Calendar

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sat/18 BELOIT Ryan N. Johnson Memorial 5K Run/Walk, 9 a.m., West Branch High School. Male and female first-through-third place awards in 5-year-age bands up to 60 and also 61 and over. Can register: until 8:30 a.m. CARROLLTON Soul’d Out Quartet, 6:30 p.m. Carrollton Bible Chapel, ...

3 county men among 16 nabbed in child sex sting

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Three Columbiana County men, two from Salem and one from East Liverpool, were among the 16 suspects taken into custody over the past three days as a result of a recent undercover sting targeting alleged sexual predators of children. Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and Mahoning County Sheriff ...

Church Happenings

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DAMASCUS — Damascus United Methodist Church and Middle Sandy Presbyterian Church will host their monthly meeting 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 and coffee. ...

Lisbon board agrees to upgrade HVAC for middle/high school

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LISBON —Middle and high school students and teachers should feel a bit more comfortable in the classroom this fall because of action taken at this week’s school board meeting. The board agreed to contract with Gardiner to upgrade the middle/high school’s HVAC system for $109,350 to ...

New banners for Berlin Center

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The Military Banner program is in full bloom in Berlin Township. With the assistance of Andy Zimbardi of Austintown Home Depot and Logan Jarvis of Cornerstone Electric, over 50 Military Banners were placed on state Route 224 and state Route 534 in Berlin Center. This program was brought to the ...

Buckeye Water OKs discharge line from power plant

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WELLSVILLE — One day after a groundbreaking ceremony was held at the site of the South Field Energy electric plant, the Buckeye Water District voted to do its part to help the project become a reality. The BWD voted Thursday to hire Rudzik Excavating of Struthers to run a water discharge ...

Fairfield Twp. zoning update ready for review

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COLUMBIANA — Residents in Fairfield Township will have a chance to look at proposed changes to the zoning regulations. Working with Joe Clase of Plan4Land, the zoning board of appeals has been making upgrades to the zoning plan, fixing things that have changed through the years and updating ...

MARKET REPORTS

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Damascus Livestock Auction Quotations Tuesday May 14, 2019 Hogs – Receipts 5 Head No. 1’s 230 to 260 lbs. $25 to $52 No. 2’s & 3’s 230 to 260 lbs. $25 to $35 Sows 300 to 500 lbs. $20 to $30 Sows 500 to 650 lbs. $20 to $32 Boars $3 to $5 Light Boars $3 to ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

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LISBON — A May 23 preliminary hearing was set for Brandon M. Huff, 24, Minerva, charged with domestic violence for allegedly pushing his eight-week pregnant girlfriend, Ciara White, and biting here on the shoulder on Thursday. Justin Smith, 35, East Washington Street, Lisbon, was bound over ...

PROPERTY TRANSFERS

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Butler Township Nicholas Bryan to Jarrett and Ladine Gfeller, property on U.S. Route 63; gift. Paula Wise to Craig and Jessica Crider, 2.3 acres on McCann Road; $4,500. John Toole to Mike Mambourg and Anna Valenti, home and 1.3 acres on Mountz Road; $139,900. Center Township George ...

POLICE REPORTS

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SALEM — Police at 2:29 a.m. Friday assisted the Ohio State Highway Patrol on a traffic stop on South Ellsworth near Snyder Road where the driver gave consent to a search of the vehicle. Officers stood by until the search was complete due to multiple people in the vehicle. — Police ...

Beloit man gets 6 month sentence for possession

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LISBON — Ronald L. Handy, 46, Fifth Street, Beloit, was sentenced in Common Pleas Court to six months incarceration for charges of six counts of possession of drugs, a charge of carrying a concealed weapon and a possession of drug paraphernalia charge. On Aug. 23, 2016, Handy had traces of ...

HIGHWAY PATROL

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—Taylor Stevens, 25, of Lisbon, was cited for failure to stop an assured cleared distance after her F-150 struck the Mariner in front her, which was being driven by Mark W. Bates, 35, of Lisbon. The accident occurred on U.S. Route 30 in Elkrun Township at 10:38 a.m. May 11 as Bates slowed to ...

Big Oak defendant sent to EOCC in last chance

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LISBON — After violating the terms of her intervention in lieu of convictions plan another time, Shelly L. Swigert, an Operation Big Oak defendant, will be sent to the Eastern Ohio Correctional Center. Judge Megan Bickerton warned Swigert this is her last opportunity to follow the ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

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New Cases Erica Cremeans, Lisbon, vs. Jeremy D. Cremeans, Boardman, divorce sought. Docket Entries Discover Bank vs. Marlene A. Duran, defendant ordered to pay plaintiff $17,005. Melody Harrington and Justin Harrington, dissolution granted. County Treasurer vs. the unknown heirs of ...

Butech Bliss honored as friend of KSU Salem

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SALEM — Kent State University at Salem recently held its annual awards ceremony, during which students were recognized for their academic excellence, scholastic achievements and service to the campus. Also during the event, Butech Bliss was presented the Friends of the Campus award, the ...

Opportunity Fair held at Counseling Center

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LISBON — On May 4 The Counseling Center of Columbiana County brought together over 100 young adults, parents and employers to talk about employment at their first annual “Opportunity Fair.” The Counseling Center’s Vocational Department is currently a vendor for the county Work ...