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Salem High School Class of ‘69 50-year schedule set

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SALEM — The Salem High School Class of 1969 Reunion Committee has announced its 50th-year reunion itinerary. The festivities kick off with the Alumni Association Awards Banquet at 6 p.m. May 18, 2019, at the Salem High School cafeteria, 1200 E. Sixth St. Ticket information can be obtained ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

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— A private property crash was reported at a Depot Road, Center Township address at 6:28 p.m. Friday. — A suspicious person was reported on Winona Road at 11:15 p.m. Wednesday. Deputies checked the area, but did not find anyone. —Makayla Sandoe, Mattix Road, Center Township, reported ...

HIGHWAY PATROL

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— Paula Parks, 63, West Seventh Street, Salem, was traveling northbound on state Route 45 in Salem Township at 4:16 p.m. Wednesday, while Freddie A. Gray, 34, Leetonia Road, Leetonia, was southbound. Both drivers struck a deer, which ricocheted off of the vehicle owned by Vendrick ...

FIRE CALLS

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LISBON — The Lisbon firefighters were notified of an alarm concerning a water flow problem at the Community Action Agency on Lincole Place at 12:31 a.m. Saturday. WEST POINT — The West Point Fire Department was notified a man had found his wife on the floor at a McDonald Road, Lisbon, ...

POLICE REPORTS

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COLUMBIANA — United Rentals, state Route 14, reported at 6:43 p.m. Wednesday, there was a semi stuck in the ditch. The driver was Herman Allen Yelder, 51, Cleveland Heights. SALEM — Police responded to the 800 block of Prospect Street for a report at 12:52 a.m. Saturday of a ...

On the Calendar

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MON/26 COLUMBIANA TOPS 720 (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) support group, Presbyterian Church; weigh-ins 9-9:35 a.m.; 330-482-5946. LEETONIA Light Reads Book Club, 11 a.m., Leetonia Community Public Library, discussing “Girl on a Cliff” by Lucinda Riley; pick up next month’s book at the ...

Sales and Cheer

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The Town Center at Firestone Farms hosted Winterfest to kick off the holiday season sales and specials offered by the center's merchants.

Damascus area man faces felonies after crash in Beloit

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GOSHEN TOWNSHIP— A Damascus area man has been charged with multiple felonies after allegedly crashing a stolen vehicle while intoxicated in Beloit Wednesday evening. Jeremy H. Johnson, 31, Alliance Salem Road, Salem, was charged with receiving stolen property and failure to comply, both ...

2019 Super Cruise slate coming together

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SALEM—Second Street will not be used for parking during the 14th Salem Super Cruise next June, according to Gene Johnson, event coordinator. The Super Cruise is scheduled for June 6 through 9 and Johnson announced last month he was putting the Cruisin’ Crew back together to help organize ...

POLICE REPORTS

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SALEM — Officers working security at a 2800 block East State Street business were alerted at 10:31 p.m. Thursday to an individual possibly drinking alcohol inside the store. When located, the man admitted to drinking alcohol from a tumbler, explaining that he had accompanied a family member ...

Church Happenings

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SALEM — “Songs for the Season” is the title of the ecumenical service to start the Advent Season from 2 to 3 p.m. Dec. 1 on the main level at the First United Methodist Church, 244 S. Broadway Ave. Music will be led by Daniel Snoke, music minister at City Church in Pittsburgh, Pa. This ...

Driver charged with homicide in July fatal crash in Knox Twp.

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LISBON — A Portage County man is facing aggravated vehicular homicide charges for causing the July fatal traffic accident that claimed the life of a Salem-area woman and left several other people injured. Justin W. Stalnaker, 39, of Ravenna, was served this week with a secret indictment ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

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— A clerk at the Dollar General in Rogers reported Tuesday a man walked in to return an item he said he purchased at the Lisbon store with Dollar General gift cards. The manager said this is a common scam where the person tries to get gas gift cards in return. The clerk told the man she ...

Removal of Halleck signs causes stir

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LISBON — The county courthouse maintenance man has been admonished for using a county van to retrieve the campaign signs of county commissioner Mike Halleck after the Nov. 6 election. “I told him he shouldn’t have used the van. He knows now you just can’t do that,” said commissioner ...

HIGHWAY PATROL

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— Erin M. Huddleston, 39, of Wellsville, was cited for failure to control and a seat belt violation after she drove off the road and overturned in her pickup truck at the intersection of state Route 45 and Osbourne Road in Madison Township at 3:46 p.m. Wednesday. Huddleston said she crested a ...

Resignation means Leetonia SRO change

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LEETONIA — There has been a change in school resource officer at Leetonia schools. Village council Wednesday night accepted the accepted resignation of police officer Terry Madison, who took a position with another department, and reclassified him to reserve officer. Madison had been ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

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LISBON — In Columbiana County Municipal Court Michael T. Humphries, 23, state Route 45, Salem, was fined $250, placed on one year probation, had his driver’s license suspended 180 days and required 30 hours community service for driving under suspension and possession of ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

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Docket Entries James E. McKahan of East Liverpool v. Cheryl McKahan of Salem; divorce granted. County Treasurer v. unknown heirs of Lawrence Brokaw, et al; property in East Liverpool to go through forfeiture process after there were no takers at delinquent property tax foreclosure ...

COURT NEWS

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LISBON — Russell H. Ryman, 57, Hookstown, Pa., pleaded guilty in county Common Pleas Court to the charges from two cases, including one case nearly 20 years old. Ryman pleaded guilty to theft and forgery, for which he is facing up to two years in prison and a $5,000 fine. The charges ...