News

Compco promotes 3

Business

COLUMBIANA — Compco Industries has announced the following staff promotions, effective immediately. Meribeth Pantall-Noble of Poland is now vice president of corporate human resources. Pantall-Noble previously served as Compco’s corporate director of human resources. She started with the ...

Perkins invited to attend 2019 Circle of Excellence Conference

Business

STEUBENVILLE — Ken Perkins, registered representative with Tri-State Financial Services has been invited to attend the Cetera Advisor Networks 2019 Circle of Excellence Conference at the J.W. Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort, Marco Island, Fla. This event will recognize an exclusive group ...

Accounting firms merge

Business

BOARDMAN — Schroedel, Scullin and Bestic LLC (SSB) have announced the acquisition of Stabi, Burnett and Company, a certified public accounting practice in Boardman. The Stabi team is joining SSB and will continue to provide the quality professional services both companies are known ...

Consumers Bancorp reports income of $1.8M

Business

MINERVA — Consumers Bancorp Inc. (Consumers) reported net income of $1.8 million for the second fiscal quarter of 2019, an increase of $1.2 million from the same period last year. Earnings per share for the second fiscal quarter of 2019 were 68 cents compared to 24 cents for the same period ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

Police and Court Reports

New Cases Wells Fargo Bank vs. Lisa and Joseph Endicott, et al., foreclosure sought for property on North Ellsworth Avenue, Salem. George C. Thomas vs. Saundra J. Newhouse, et al., injunctive relief sought to remove offensive fencing and attachments on a property line, as well as ...

SALEM FIRE CALLS

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— A utility trailer in which the homeowner had dumped some woodburner ashes on snow earlier in the day was found burning Monday night in the 1600 block of Maple Street. The fire department was called to the scene by the police department at 11:13 p.m. and extinguished the fire. The area was ...

POLICE REPORTS

Police and Court Reports

SALEM — An officer on patrol in the 200 block of West Pershing Street at 5:42 a.m. Tuesday ran a plate on a vehicle that came back as stolen. The homeowner and occupants of the residence were contacted and all denied any involvement with the vehicle but gave the name of a person they ...

Garage destroyed by fire in New Garden

Police and Court Reports

Staff Reports NEW GARDEN — A Monday night fire that may have been started by a space heater destroyed John Shasteen’s garage. Hanover Township Assistant Fire Chief Matt Vickroy said a passing motorist reported a garage at the southwest corner of state Routes 9 and 172 was on fire at ...

EL woman gets 4 days in jail

Police and Court Reports

LISBON — Tiffany Walls, 28, Dunn Road, East Liverpool, was found to have violated the terms of her community control following a hearing in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court on Friday. Walls was sentenced to four days in the county jail and her community control was ordered to continue ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

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LISBON — A Feb. 7 preliminary hearing was set in county Municipal Court for Brandon M. House, 23, Summer Road, East Rochester, charged with theft for allegedly taking a 2008 Mercury Mariner from Advanced Auto Network LLC on Canal Street, Hanoverton, on either Jan. 24 or 25. David Gail ...

Hanoverton woman charged with possession

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LISBON — Courtney L. Troyer, 27, Garver Road, Hanoverton, was served a secret indictment charged with aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony, for allegedly having methamphetamines on June 19. The indictment was issued by the Common Pleas Court grand jury in January.

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

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— Davine Crump-Sickle, Egypt Road, Salem Township, reported at 9:14 a.m. Monday someone stole a vehicle from their driveway sometime overnight. — Rebecca Meredith, Sunset Drive, Hanover Township, reported at 1:49 p.m. Sunday her soon-to-be ex-boyfriend, Virgil Garrettson, has been ...

On the Calendar

Neighborhood News

WED/30 LEETONIA Leetonia Community Public Library, Toddler Playgroup, 10-11:15 a.m. LISBON Toddler and Preschool Story time, “My Body,” 10 a.m., Lepper Library. SALEM “In the Bag” purse sale, 7 a.m.-4 p.m., private dining room, Salem Regional Medical Center. Salem Historical ...

ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES

Neighborhood News

Salem Historical Society rescheduled book signing SALEM — With the extremely low temperature expected today, the Salem Historical Society has rescheduled its book signing with Elisabeth Sayer. The new date and time is 1 to 4 p.m. Feb. 9 in the Shaffer Building gift/book shop, in ...

Work on Mirror Lake finally started

Local News

COLUMBIANA — Work that has been on hold for months at Mirror Lake is finally getting started. Pat Tingle, chair of the Columbiana Restoration and Beautification Committee, said that excavation is under way and the three pillars that make up a monument honoring Harvey S. Firestone and his ...

Warming centers will be open at the following two locations

Local News

Abundant Life Fellowship at 46469 state Route 46, New Waterford, will be open from 9 a.m. Wednesday through 9 a.m. Friday. No beds or showers will be available, however, there will be plenty of food, warmth and fellowship. Patrons are asked to access the building through the side entrance in ...

On the calendar this week

Neighborhood News

TUE/29 LEETONIA Leetonia Community Library, Crochet for Charity, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Gentle Yoga, 5:30-6:30 p.m. LISBON Narcotics Anonymous meeting, 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 114 E. Washington St. SALEM “In the Bag” purse sale, 7 a.m.-4 p.m., private dining room, Salem ...