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March 8, 2013
Salem News

Fish fry is today at Leetonia IAC

LEETONIA - A fish fry will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the Leetonia Italian American Club.

Carryouts are available by calling 330-427-9900.

Lisbon BOE will meet Saturday

LISBON - Lisbon Exempted Village School District's Board of Education plans to meet at 9 a.m. Saturday y in the BOE office at 317 N. Market St.

Tickets are available for wild game dinner

NEGLEY - Tickets are still available for a wild game dinner to be served Saturday at the Middleton Township Fish and Game Club, 50501 Richardson Ave.

Doors open at 5 p.m. Cost is $20 which includes food, beer, and beverages, and one door prize ticket.

The event features gun raffles and games. For tickets call 330-426-9755 or 330-227-9909.

Muzzle loader shoot scheduled Sunday

SALINEVILLE - Yellow Creek Long Rifles is hosting a muzzle loader shoot at noon Sunday. This is a trail walk, black powder patched round ball only, up to 15 shots event.

The club is located west of Salineville off of Route 39. Signs are posted. For more information call 330-738-6002 or 330-853-4979 before Sunday.

New Waterford Class of 1955 will meet

NEW WATERFORD - The New Waterford High School Class of 1955 plans to meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. March 13 at the Pizza Hut in Columbiana.

DAHS Class of 1956 will have breakfast

LISBON - Members of the David Anderson High School Class of 1956 are invited to breakfast at 9 a.m. March 13 at the Taste of Country restaurant.

Columbiana Class of 1951 will meet

COLUMBIANA - Columbiana High School Class of 1951 will meet for breakfast at 9 a.m. March 13 at Das Dutch Haus. All classes are welcome.

Salem Area Retired Workers will meet

SALEM - Salem Area Retired Workers are invited to a luncheon meeting at noon March 14 at the CIO Hall on Prospect Street.

Leetonia Class of 1950 will meet for brunch

LEETONIA - The Leetonia High School Class of 1950 will meet for brunch at 9:30 a.m. March 20 at the Salem Hills Golf and Country Club.

Food distributions planned at ministry

COLUMBIANA - Food distributions are scheduled from 4 to 6 p.m. March 14 and 28 at the Oasis Food Ministry at the First Christian Church, 39 Cherry St.

Equestrian Center hosting barrel race

NEGLEY - Barrel racer, Jackie Harris, founder of the non-profit organization, Dreaming of Three, always had a dream of having a barrel race for rescued horses in order to save their lives and to give them a second chance. After mentioning this idea to many in the equine community, she received much support and excitement from thoroughbred professionals and also barrel racing professionals.

"The Extreme Retired Racehorse Makeover Barrel Race" will consist of two segments, a judged free-style portion and a timed barrel race beginning at 8 p.m. Aug. 2 at the Simmons Equestrian Center in Negley.

Twelve Off the Track Thoroughbreds (OTTB) and 12 selected trainers will be the center of this event. The 12 trainers will be selected from applications and selected based on experience, references and facility approval. They will have 100 days to train their animals. During these 100 days, Dreaming of Three will follow their progress via blogs, social media, and the Dreaming of Three website.

Anniversary of St. Rose School under way

GIRARD - St. Rose Church is seeking former students to celebrate the 100th anniversary of St. Rose School which will take place throughout 2013.

If you are a St. Rose School alumni and would like to be included in the reminders for upcoming events call 330-545-2495 or email and provide your name, address, phone numbers, e-mail address and years you attended St. Rose School.

HEAP applications being accepted

LISBON - The Community Action Agency of Columbiana County will accept applications for Emergency HEAP, Winter Crisis Program, until March 29 at the Lisbon office at 7860 Lincole Place (rear). The Winter Crisis Program provides assistance to low-income households that have had utilities disconnected, face a utility shut-off, or heat with bulk fuel and have a tank that is 25 percent or less of its capacity. Appointments may only be made by calling the automated scheduling system at 330- 424-1386. Homebound and disabled seniors, 62 years and older, may call 330-424-4013 for appointment assistance.

If you have applied between Nov. 1, 2012, and Feb. 15, 2013, and your application was left in "pending" status, you must make an appointment and re-apply for Winter Crisis Benefits. Clients are only eligible for Winter Crisis assistance once during the 2012/13 season. Any household with a member who is classified as permanently and totally disabled must provide proof at the time of the interview.

All applicants must provide proof of gross, household income for the previous 90 days or 12 consecutive months, Social Security numbers, utility bills, lease agreement/rent receipt, and birth dates for all members of the household. Household income eligibility is based at 200 percent of the Federal Poverty Guidelines.

Based on the number of available staff, CAA will be accepting walk-in applicants daily. All walk-ins are seen on a first come, first serve basis beginning at 8 a.m. In addition, March 25 and 29 will be strictly walk-ins; no appointments will be made on these days. On any day, numbers will not be distributed before 7:30 a.m., therefore, clients will not be allowed on the premises prior to this time; there will be no trespassing from 8:30 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Applications for State HEAP can be completed through May 31 and are available at post offices, libraries, and utility companies throughout the county. For more information about State HEAP call 800-282-0880.



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