Note leads to SL evacuation

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SALINEVILLE — A note written on a girls’ bathroom wall Wednesday morning led to an evacuation of the Southern Local Schools. The threat of a shooting came only a day after the shooting in a Texas elementary school killed 19 students and two adults. Superintendent Tom Cunningham said ...

Flowers for downtown

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Matt Kuttler, general manager of True Value, is shown with Salem Beautification Co-Chairman Jennifer Brown with flowers donated for downtown by True Value. “He also gave Beautification a great deal on materials needed for the flower urns. We certainly appreciate Matt’s generosity,” said ...

Officials make case to eliminate EL court

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LISBON — Three of the people interested in closing East Liverpool Municipal Court testified before the Civil Justice Committee of the Ohio House of Representatives in Columbus on Tuesday. State Rep. Tim Ginter, East Liverpool Mayor Greg Bricker and County Prosecutor Vito J. Abruzzino each ...


Police and Court Reports

— Deputies responded to a laundromat in East Palestine at 5:35 a.m. Tuesday where a woman reported she was involved in a domestic earlier at a North Pleasant Drive, Unity Township home. — Two people were reported trespassing at a Tower Road, Butler Township, address at 4:33 p.m. Tuesday. ...


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New Cases Tara A. Hulick, New Brighton, Pa., vs. Robert J. Daugherty, Salem, child support sought. Sara Lewchenko, East Palestine, vs. Krista Lewchenko, Chesapeak, Va., divorce sought. Farmers National Bank of Canfield vs. Lance Pitts, et al., foreclosure sought for property on Lake Knoll ...

EL man sentenced for felonious assault

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LISBON – George Criswell, 38, West Fourth Street, East Liverpool, was sentenced to between three years and four and a half years for two counts of felonious assault, each a second-degree felony. Criswell had harmed or attempted to harm Clyde Hunt and James Doychak with a 9-millimeter ...