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Beaver Local looks to add to bus fleet

Local News

CALCUTTA — Another bus may be added to the Beaver Local fleet as the Board of Education approved a resolution during Thursday’s meeting to participate in the Ohio Schools Council (OSC) Cooperative school bus purchasing program. The OSC program currently is advertising and requesting bids ...

Lisbon Reports

Police & Courts

Jessica L. Huff, state Route 170, Rogers, was driving through the parking lot at McKinley Elementary at 8:52 a.m. Wednesday when Jennifer L. Duron, Graham Street, backed into her vehicle. Police were called to a domestic dispute on West Washington Street at 3 p.m. Monday, and Robert J. ...

Kent State University

Community News

KENT — Kent State University awards nearly 3,000 degrees, with more than 545 accompanying institutional honors, and including 1598 bachelor's degrees, 668 master's degrees, 44 doctoral degrees, 254 associate degrees and 1 educational specialist degrees. The following local students are ...

Kenny McCall of Newell was struck by a pickup truck five years ago, and suffers lifelong injuries, including using a prosthetic leg. Legislators are working to get more legal recourse for victims of hit-and-runs who suffer injury or serious injury. (Submitted photo)

Bill seeks stiffer penalties for hit-and-run injuries

Local News

WHEELING — When a hit-and-run driver knowingly left motorcyclist Kenny McCall bleeding and broken on a Newell sidewalk, his family — and state lawmakers — later would discover the only recourse against the uninsured motorist was prosecution for a misdemeanor offense. “At the time and ...

Columbiana County Sheriff

Police & Courts

Paul Mattern, Sprucevale Road, East Liverpool, reported at 7:13 a.m. Thursday his ex-wife, Ashley Mattern, has been continuously texting him. Deputies spoke to her and she agreed to end all communications with her ex-husband. Seth Krall, passing by the Venezia Auto Group, state Route 14, ...

Council willing to consider parking meter alternatives

Local News

LISBON — While village council still appears opposed to eliminating parking meters, it is willing to consider alternatives if it continues to generate enough revenue to pay for a meter reader. That is what came from this week’s council meeting after Lisbon Area Chamber of Commerce ...

Hancock County Arrests

Police & Courts

Feb. 2 Richard Henry Clark, 19, Pine Lane, New Cumberland, fleeing (felony), reckless driving, speeding, driving suspended. Feb. 6 Zachard Kincaid Humphreys, 23, Sunnyside Drive, East Liverpool, Ohio, probation violation. Carissa Ann Burnside, 21, Falcon Circle, Weirton, DUI with ...

Company delays decision on Belmont County cracker

Local News

Spending several billions dollars is no small decision, so PTT Global Chemical America will take the rest of this year to evaluate engineering and design plans for the potential Belmont County ethane cracker, officials with the Thailand-based firm said late Tuesday. The company had planned to ...

Area Briefing

Local News

Library closed for holiday EAST LIVERPOOL — The Carnegie Public Library in East Liverpool will be closed Monday, Feb. 20, in observance of George Washington’s birthday. City Hall closed for holiday, trash collection follows normal schedule EAST LIVERPOOL – City Hall and its ...