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Powell takes formal oath

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — After taking his formal oath of office Friday, U.S. Attorney William J. “Bill” Powell said, “Now, I look forward to getting to work.” Some of that work will include paying “special attention” to violent crime and the drug crisis in the state, Powell said ...

A VISIT TO PEACE VALLEY

Six-year-old Natalie Woodyard of East Liverpool got to meet a goat during a visit to Simmons' Peace Valley Orchards recently. (Photo by Patti Schaeffer)

Treasurer sought after Rudibaugh takes new position

EAST LIVERPOOL — Before he assumes his seat, recently elected city Treasurer Rick Rudibaugh plans to relinquish the position after having begun his new duties this week as deputy service safety director alongside Director Brian Allen. Rudibaugh ran unopposed for the treasurer’s seat, with ...

Dozier appears in court

EAST LIVERPOOL — The man accused of shooting a woman at Woodland Hills last month appeared Thursday in East Liverpool Municipal Court for a preliminary hearing. Deandre M. Dozier, 27, W. Seventh Street, is charged with felonious assault in connection with the Nov. 19 incident in which he ...

10 arrested in undercover operation in Warren

WARREN, Ohio — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Warren Police Chief Eric Merkel announced Thursday that an undercover operation aimed at reducing demand for sex trafficking has led to the arrests of 10 men. “Undercover operations like this are important to shed light on the ...

Condition of concession stand causes concern

NEW CUMBERLAND — The condition of a concession stand at Oak Glen High School, reportedly the result of one organization’s lack of cleanup, has a member of the school’s Boosters Club concerned, enough that he brought the matter before the Hancock County Board of Education. During ...

Ohio picks 12 growers for medical marijuana program

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio selected 12 large growers to participate in its medical marijuana program Thursday in a competitive process that quickly drew a prospective legal challenge. In announcing the large cultivators and a final small grower, the state rounded out the list of 24 ...

COPS & KIDS DONATION

The East Liverpool Moose Lodge 122 made a $1,000 donation to the FOP 29 annual Cops and Kids program through which local police officers take children shopping at Christmas. Shown making the check presentation to East Liverpool Patrolman John Headley are (from left) Moose Prelate Dick Plumley, ...

FISH DONATION

The St. Clair Township Police Department presented a check for $1,723 to the FISH organization of East Liverpool following its annual Fill-A-Cruiser campaign during which food and money were collected for the third consecutive year. Shown are (from left): Patrolman Scott Mick, Justin Gulutz, ...

Lisbon police department to add 2 full time officers

LISBON — The village police department will be adding two full-time officers and going to 10-hour shifts following action taken at this week’s Village Council meeting. Council approved police Chief Mike Abraham’s request to increase the number of full-time officers from seven to nine ...