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Despite weather, dog pound operations go on as usual

LISBON — Obviously, snow and bitter cold makes no nevermind to some enterprises, where operations have to go on as usual, and the county dog pound is no exception. Deputy dog warden Amy L. Dowd said that, regardless of road conditions, more than 40 dogs had to be exercised, given their daily ...

Heavy snow hits county

LISBON — The snowstorm anticipated all week started early Saturday afternoon with some light snow which turned into rain by evening, leaving many to believe the area had avoided the worst of it, but the storm struck with a vengeance overnight, and county residents awoke Sunday morning to ...

Wellsville council sees decrease in monies

WELLSVILLE — Monies owed to the village sewage department are decreasing Mayor Nancy Murray said during last week’s council meeting. She thanked Administrator Jarrod Grimm, Fiscal Officer Hoi Black and employees of the sewage department for bringing down the deficit. “When I took ...

Lisbon finances fairly steady

LISBON — The village ended 2018 with a $106,908 carryover balance in the general fund, which is about $29,000 less than the year before. The carryover balance represented the second consecutive decline but was still considerably higher than in 2014, when it dipped to a dangerously low ...

Big Oak: Bond stays high for one, new council for another

LISBON — Two Cleveland men indicted as a part of the Operation Big Oak made appearances on Friday afternoon in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court. An arraignment was held before Judge Megan Bickerton for Anthony Jackson, 31, Cleveland, is one of the Jackson relatives believed to have led ...

New substitute teachers hired by Hancock County BOE for 2018-2019

NEW CUMBERLAND — Several new substitute teachers were hired by the Hancock County Board of Education during this week’s meeting. Six countywide substitute teachers were approved for the 2018-2019 school year, which included Haley Bowman, Alexandria Bruno, Kayla Hinchee, Caitlyn Knotts, ...

CCCTC presents program overview

LISBON — Chance Bricker, the construction tech instructor, and one of his senior students, Jacob Dean, gave the Columbiana County Career and Technical Center Board an overview of the program this week. The two-year high school construction tech program starts with safety, first aid and ...

McNicol intends to run again for judge seat

LISBON — Columbiana County Municipal Court Judge Tim McNicol announced his intention to file his candidacy to retain his judgeship in this year’s upcoming election. McNicol was appointed by Gov. John Kasich in February of 2018 to fill the unexpired term of Judge Charles C. Amato, who ...

Pending snow prompts parking ban

EAST LIVERPOOL — City Safety-Service Director Brian Allen has issued a snow emergency parking ban for several streets from 10 a.m. Saturday through 10 a.m. Sunday for public safety and to make it easier for snow clearing efforts. The ban will be in effect on all downtown business district ...