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County budget adopted for 2018

Local News

LISBON — Columbiana County commissioners adopted a 2018 county budget that keeps appropriations roughly at 2017 levels, at least through the first six months or so, setting the stage for another possible showdown with the Veterans Services Commission. The budget adopted Wednesday by ...

Columbiana County Sheriff

Police & Courts

An official at the group home on Beard Road, Unity Township, reported one of the residents had gone missing at 8:37 a.m. Tuesday. They called back before a deputy arrived to say the resident had been located in Beaver Township. A deputy spoke Thursday to someone named Sally at 26970 Stanley ...

Church Briefing

Community News

EAST LIVERPOOL — First United Methodist Church, West 5th Street, will celebrate the First Sunday in Advent during the 10:45 a.m. worship service Sunday. Rev. Larry S. Hukill will bring the message, “Not a Silent Night: Beginning with the End”. The Choir will present the Anthem, “Let ...

Trustees receive two important township updates

Local News

CALCUTTA — Trustees received updates Tuesday on the condition of two St. Clair Township properties previously deemed questionable. The complaints had been in regard to a mobile home on Duke Road that reportedly was not installed properly and possibly set up without a proper permit, while ...

Highway Patrol/Lisbon Post

Police & Courts

Beth A. Hecking, 37, Alliance, was northbound on state Route 644 in Franklin Township at 8 a.m. Thursday and hit a deer. Lois E. Achhammer, 72, Wintersville, was westbound on Salem Grange Road and struck James C. Stockman, 60, Youngstown, while passing through the state Route 45 intersection. ...

Out & About

Community News

LISBON — Saturday Storytime takes place 2 p.m. today and 11 a.m. Jan. 20 at the Lepper Library. Wear comfy clothes to listen to stories, play games, and more. For ages 3-8. For information, call 330-424-3117. SALINEVILLE — The Southern Local High School Art Club will host a glass painting ...

Pennsylvania man sentenced to 4 years

Local News

LISBON —A Pennsylvania man was sentenced to four years in prison for molesting a Liverpool Township girl over an eight-year period. The sentence against Roger Ciriello, 63, of Beaver Falls, was handed down Friday by Columbiana County Common Pleas Court Judge Scott Washam after Ciriello ...

Hancock County Arrests

Police & Courts

Nov. 17 Andrew Thompson, 30, Colliers, W.Va., capias DUI. Nov. 23 Dennis E. Simpson Jr., 46, Beaver Falls, Pa., DUI first, driving suspended. Nov. 27 Joseph Keith Jolly 32, Beckley, W.Va., house burglary, fugitive from justice (Columbiana County, Ohio) Robert Wayne Reckner, 37, Third ...

Case dismissed for Big Oak defendant

Local News

LISBON — A motion to dismiss was granted against Operation Big Oak defendant Ian Reynolds, 30, with addresses listed in East Liverpool and in Youngstown. The reason for the request stated Reynolds was deceased. Reynolds had appeared in custody at the Columbiana County Jail for an arraignment ...

Columbiana County Municipal

Police & Courts

In Columbiana County Municipal Court, Andrew D. Conner, 28, Alliance, was fined $450, sentenced 30 days jail with credit for 15 days served, placed on two years probation and had his driver’s license suspended six months for carrying a concealed weapon, obstructing official business and drug ...