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School supplies, clothes eligible for sales tax holiday

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COLUMBUS (AP) — As students prepare to head back to class, buyers get a bit of a break on certain school supplies and clothing during Ohio’s annual sales tax holiday this weekend. It runs Friday through Sunday. The tax exemption applies to clothing items priced at $75 or less, certain ...

Answers sought over Pence’s Workhorse Lordstown remarks

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LORDSTOWN — Economic development and elected officials Wednesday were trying to confirm Vice President Mike Pence’s comment that Workhorse Group Inc. and a new affiliated tech startup interested in acquiring the idled General Motors assembly plant have secured the money to buy the ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

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LISBON — An East Liverpool man charged with felonious assault for allegedly attacking another inmate at the county jail had his case bound over to the county grand jury on Thursday. Dkwan M. Wise, 23, East Liverpool, entered no plea during his hearing at the county Municipal Court. He is ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

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New Cases Jaguar Holdings LLC doing business as Eagle Rental Purchase, vs. Jeremy Morgan, Salineville, et al., $1,632 plus the possession of an Ashley Premium Living Room sought. Justin and Belinda Padurean, vs. Ruben J. Kocher, Homeworth, et al., excess of $25,000 sought for damages for ...

MARKET REPORTS

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Damascus Livestock Auction Quotations Tuesday July 30, 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 ...

POLICE REPORTS

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PERRY TWP. — A patrolling officer at 11:47 p.m. Tuesday found a small dog in the 400 block of Benton Road. The officer was able to locate its home and return it to its owner. — Police responded to the 1100 block of Prospect Street at 8 p.m. Wednesday in reference to drug activity. The ...

HIGHWAY PATROL

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— Haylie Marie White, 17, Lisbon, was westbound on state Route 518 in Franklin Township at 5:28 p.m. Wednesday and went left of center off the left side into a ditch. She was cited for failure to control. — Michelle Lynn Rauch, 44, Lisbon, was northbound on Spillway Road in Hanover ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

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— A state Route 45, Salem Township, woman reported at 9:17 a.m. Monday she believes someone attempted to steal her Kabota cart. The night before when she was going to move it, her husband told her the cart was leaking transmission fluid and would not move. When she woke up Monday morning, the ...

ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES

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Mahoning Career Center plans medical open house CANFIELD—The Mahoning County Career and Technical Center Adult Career Center will hold an open house featuring the medical assistant and medical office specialist programs from 1 to 3 p.m. Aug. 8. Visitors should enter through Door #1 at 7300 ...

Columbiana Library performance

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Local singer-songwriter Chip Richter will perform at 2 p.m. Aug. 10 at the Columbiana Public Library’s Free Family Concert. Richter will serve up stories, songs and smiles “Family Style,” with a performance filled with his gentle spirit, pleasant and winsome style, and an unmistakable ...

‘Hands-On-History’ Summer Camp

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The Salem Historical Society is offering a “Hands-On-History” Summer Camp for students in grades four through 6 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 13 at the Dale Shaffer Research Library, 239 S. Lundy Ave. Topics include calligraphy, manners, artifact treasure hunt, recordings and illustrating ...

Bridge building

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Crane operators from the Youngstown Bridge Co. slowly lower one of the huge precast concrete bridge girders into place that will span the Middle Fork of the Little Beaver Creek on Sprucevale Road at Gretchen’s Lock in St. Clair Township. The beam — 135-feet long, 6-feet high and weighing 86 ...

On the calendar this week

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THU/1 LEETONIA Leetonia Community Public Library closed for staff training. NEW WATERFORD Wing Night, 4-9 p.m., New Waterford Eagles; Queen of Hearts available. SALEM TOPS 1598, weigh-ins from 8:30-9:15 a.m., First United Methodist Church;information at 330-332-1127. Historical ...

Missing toddler found asleep in grandma’s bed

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FRANKLIN SQUARE — Crisis was averted Tuesday night after a toddler who went missing for over an hour was located safe in a bed where he was staying. Salem Township Constable Dan Valentine responded to a home in the trailer park in the 37000 block of state Route 558 at 8:25 p.m. Tuesday ...

Movie filmed in county set for release Friday

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LISBON — A movie filmed mostly in Columbiana County is scheduled for release in theaters on Friday, but apparently not locally, at least for now. “Them That Follow” is about a modern-day Pentecostal church set in Appalachia where members handle poisonous snakes to prove themselves ...

Another Big Oak drug ring suspect pleads out

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LISBON — One of the Operation Big Oak defendants, Brandon Diddle, 39, Hammondsville Road, Wellsville, pleaded guilty in Common Pleas Court to attempted engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity, trafficking in cocaine, aggravated possession of drugs and two counts of aggravated trafficking in ...

Goshen trustees OK chip and seal contract

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GOSHEN TWP. — Township trustees Wednesday approved the chip and sealing of two stretches of roadway for this year. Trustees approved $62,250 for Asphalt Fabrics of Glenwillow, Ohio to chip and seal Seacrist Road between Pine Lake and Duck Creek roads and Pine Lake Road between Duck Creek ...

Determination

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Erica Timmons, 4, of Salem was among the competitors in the Knox Township Ruritans’ pedal tractor pull on Wednesday at the Columbiana County fair. (Salem News photo by Deanne Johnson)

COMMON PLEAS COURT

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New Cases JPMorgan Chase Bank vs. Scot D. Oliver, et al., foreclosure sought for property on East Chestnut Street, Lisbon. Brett E. Woolever, East Rochester, and Valerie E. Woolever, East Rochester, dissolution sought. County Treasurer vs. John Yenges, et al., foreclosure sought for ...

CORRECTION

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In the article about the Agriculture Hall of Fame, it was incorrectly reported that Harry Bowman was the son of John Jacob Bowman, who was inducted in 2003. Harry Bowman was the son of Frank G. Bowman, who was inducted in 2002. Also, his granddaughter’s name is Suzie Stoddard, not Stauffer.