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Jacob Robinson (left) and Adam Hoppel

Venture Home Real Estate operating locally as Bill Montgomery Group

Business

CALCUTTA — Former area residents, Adam Hoppel and Jacob Robinson, are returning to their roots “in hopes to give back to the area where they grew up.” Hoppel and Robinson were born and raised in Columbiana County, and are graduates of Beaver Local High School. According to a release, ...

Columbiana County Municipal

Police & Courts

In Columbiana County Municipal Court, Homer C. Carnes Jr., 38, McCallister Road, Lisbon, was bound over to the grand jury on charges of endangering children, illegal use of supplemental nutrition benefits, domestic violence and criminal damaging. On Feb. 3, Carnes pushed his live-in ...

School board denies assignment request

Local News

EAST LIVERPOOL — Giving no details, the city school board Monday night denied a student’s request to complete assignments missed due to a suspension. As permitted by law, the board entered executive session to discuss matters required to be kept confidential by law, specifying it planned ...

East Liverpool Police Reports

Police & Courts

An officer reported seeing a vehicle on Pennsylvania Avenue at 8:54 a.m. Monday with an expired sticker on the license plate and initiated at traffic stop. The driver, Michael L. Savors, 37, Harvey Avenue, seemed nervous, according to the officer, who found that the license plate on the SUV ...

Trump’s budget balloons deficits, cuts social safety net

Local News

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump unveiled a $4.4 trillion budget plan Monday that envisions steep cuts to America’s social safety net but mounting spending on the military, formally retreating from last year’s promises to balance the federal budget. The president’s spending ...

Columbiana County Sheriff

Police & Courts

Laura Smith, state Route 172, Hanover Township, reported at 9:19 a.m. Friday a man pounded on her door with a bloody face, large earrings and a hoodie. The man matched the description of someone who took off running from a traffic stop earlier. Additionally he matches the description of a ...

W.Va. House backs some guard, teacher pay hikes

Local News

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The pay of West Virginia jail and prison guards would increase by $6,000 over three years, raises intended to help fill hundreds of vacancies and reduce turnover, under legislation approved unanimously Monday by the House of Delegates. The $2,000 annual raises for ...

Highway Patrol

Police & Courts

Alex J. Felton, 20, South Lincoln Avenue, Salem, was westbound on Miller Road in Salem Township at 1 a.m. Saturday and went off the right side into a road sign, a gas line marker and a utility pole. He was cited for failure to control and seat belt. James H. Green, 48, Somer Street, Leetonia, ...

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EL SPELLING BEE

Local News

Preston Dawson (left) earned the top spot in East Liverpool Junior High School’s annual spelling bee held last week. He advances to the Columbiana County bee next month in Lisbon, as do second-place finisher Mercedes Rearson (second, from left) and Emily Wright, who placed third. Maygn ...