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Columbiana student knows his place in the world

Neighborhood News

John Rhodes is this year’s Geography Bee winner at Columbiana Middle School. He also won the geography bee last school year. Geography is the subject the eighth-grade student is passionate about. His interest to learn as much about geography as he can helped him defend his title as ...

Still no RITA quote for Lisbon council

Local News

LISBON — The village has not yet received an official quote from the outside agency that could take over income tax collections, if council approves doing that. During this week’s council meeting, yet another council member voiced her opposition of using the Regional Income Tax Agency to ...

Works of creative West Branch earn Scholastic Awards

Neighborhood News

Students from West Branch High School were recently awarded during the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. Their work was on display in Bliss Hall at Youngstown State University. Honorable mention recipients are Emily Algaier, Jayden Boggs, Olivia Buehler, Ray McDonald, Katelynn McCullough, ...

‘Soup to Go’ at Salem church

Local News

A “Soup to Go” will be held at 11:30 a.m. today at the Salem First Presbyterian Church, 436 E. Second St. The event will feature Tomato Penne Pasta Soup made by the High School Logo’s Youth, from left, Alyssa Bricker, Hannah Kelm and Payton Murphy. They are led by Kim Double and Jody ...

McKinley Elementary’s top spellers

Neighborhood News

McKinley Elementary School recently held its fourth and fifth-grade spelling bees to prepare students for the district and county spelling bees. The winner of the fourth-grade spelling bee was Seth Greathouse with runners up Aiden Davis and Henry Hawthorne. The winner of the fifth-grade ...

COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS

Neighborhood News

Weingart Cousins observe birthdays SALEM — Birthdays were observed when eight members of the Weingart Cousins met recently. The group’s next breakfast begins at 8:30 a.m. March 6 at Adele’s Place. Blood drive planned at nursing facility SALEM — Salem Healthcare Centers will hold an ...

Damascus Ruritans name officers

Neighborhood News

DAMASCUS — During the January meeting, Damascus Ruritan Club President Tony Tenzek spoke of his desires for the coming year, to look for ways the club to be more of service to the community under his leadership as president. He announced the chairmen of each of the Community Service ...

Counseling Center honors deceased volunteer

Neighborhood News

LISBON — Martha E. Moore was posthumously honored for her extensive service and generosity on Feb. 6 at the monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Counseling Center. At the meeting, her three surviving sons, Benjamin B. Moore of New York City and Robert N. Moore and Nathaniel B. ...

Canfield Masons recognize longtime members

Neighborhood News

Argus Masonic Lodge No. 545 in Canfield paid tribute to seven of its longtime members at its annual awards night on Feb. 8. Honored were Brothers Dale Edwards May, Robert James Mayerchak and Asa Lawrence Bibbee all of Youngstown, Earl Thomas Brown of Warren and Russell Wilson Gillam Jr. of ...

Granddad’s seat

Local News

Ryan McCullough's No. 15 Lisbon Blue Devil basketball jersey drapes the seat of his grandfather, Joseph "Pops" Wilson Sr., of Lisbon, who passed away Feb. 7 at the age of 70. Wilson was a football coach at Leetonia, Lisbon, Crestview and Sebring high schools over many years. He was an avid ...

Elections board throws out 3 candidate’s petitions

Local News

LISBON — Three people seeking to run in the May 7 primary election were disqualified by the county elections board Friday. The board invalidated the candidate petitions of Daniel Winston, Robert Quetot and John Morrow based on not having the required amount of valid signatures. Winston ...

Church Happenings

Neighborhood News

EAST ROCHESTER — A swiss steak dinner will be served from 4 to 7:30 p.m. today at the East Rochester United Methodist Church, 24754 U.S. Route 30. The meal includes mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, cole slaw, applesauce, rolls, dessert and beverage. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for ...

Man arrested for EP home break-in

Local News

EAST PALESTINE — Police arrested a man for breaking into a home on West Martin Street this week. According to police reports, Dawn White, 475 W. Martin St., reported at 7:09 a.m. Monday someone broke into her home during the night and took a wallet and a purse. Patrolman Jake Koehler ...

Goshen trustees OK garage upgrades

Local News

GOSHEN TWP. — Township trustees this week approved additional upgrades to a garage at the maintenance and recycling site. Trustees approved an estimate of $1,660 from Tenney Electrical Services for electrical wiring installation at the upgraded maintenance garage on Seacrist Road where new ...

South Range BOE approves transportation change

Local News

BEAVER TWP. — The South Range school board this week approved a change at the top of the transportation department. The board accepted the resignation of Ryan Dunn as director of transportation effective Feb. 1 after he took a position with Boardman Local Schools. The board then approved ...

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

Police and Court Reports

— Deputies were dispatched at 12:01 a.m. Friday to an Applegate Road home in Wayne Township for a man wanting to harm himself. The man told deputies he was fine, and a family friend agreed to stay with him for awhile. — Responding to the Rogers Community Auction Thursday night for reports ...

MARKET REPORTS

Police and Court Reports

Damascus Livestock Auction Feb. 12 Hogs receipts 8 head No. 1s 230 to 260 lbs. $25 to $52 No. 2s & 3s 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 Feeder pigs receipts 3 head $10 to $25 per head Calves receipts ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

Police and Court Reports

LISBON – In Columbiana County Municipal Court, David L. Smith, 48, Canton, was fined $400, sentenced seven days jail, placed on two years probation and a one year license suspension for driving under suspension and physical control. James Lee Davisson, 23, East Liverpool, was fined $130 and ...

COMMON PLEAS COURT

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New Cases Emily Lou Herron, Sharpsville, Pa., and Timothy Carl Herron, Salem, dissolution sought. Danielle Howard, East Liverpool, and Steven M. Howard Jr., Columbiana, dissolution sought. Renee Flowers, Salem, and Franklin Flowers, Leetonia, dissolution sought. Mark Courtney, Salem, ...