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Students visit River Museum

Community News

The Wellsville Historical Society welcomed students from the Southern Local National Honor Society on May 8 to the River Museum. Students helped with work around the museum in preparation for the 2018 tour season which runs 1-4:30 p.m. each Sunday in June-August. Some students helped indoors ...

Judge removes ex-high school athlete from sex offender list

Local News

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge on Friday ordered that an ex-Ohio high school football player convicted of rape be removed from the state’s sex offender registry for juveniles. The ruling by Judge Thomas Lipps came in the case of Ma’Lik Richmond, a former Steubenville High School football ...

Columbiana County Municipal

Police & Courts

County Municipal Court Ryan W. Bevington, 40, Pembroke Drive, Salem, was fined $325, placed on one year probation and required 80 hours community service for two counts driving under FRA suspension and taillights. Charles R. Courtney III, 33, North Market Street, Lisbon, was fined $555 and ...

Out & About

Community News

LISBON — The Robert Bycroft School Staff past and present meets noon Tuesday at Guilford Grille. LISBON — The Job and Family Services Planning Committee meets 9-11 a.m. Tuesday, at the CCDJFS, Dickey Drive, Suite 2. LISBON — The Family and Children First Council of Columbiana County ...

Lisbon council considers re-evaluating fire contract

Local News

LISBON — A village council member suggested they should revisit the fire service contract they have with Center and Elkrun townships following a minor dispute over the shared cost of fire department insurance. Council agreed at this week’s meeting to renew its fire department liability ...

Columbiana County Common Pleas

Police & Courts

New Cases UH Portage Medical Center, Ravenna, vs. Joshua Killing, Hanoverton, $17,496.95 sought for medical services provided July 6-7, 2017. Bowling Green State University vs. Madison L. Courtney, Salem, $2,526.56 plus interest sought for tuition and educational services. Andrew Cecilia ...

Appeal filed in EP student’s expulsion

Local News

LISBON — The mother of a middle school student has filed an appeal of her son’s expulsion from East Palestine Middle School in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court. An attorney for Linda Thomas, the mother of the child, filed the appeal on Monday against the East Palestine Board of ...

Brown gets 25 to life on murder charge

Local News

LISBON — Sentencing finally occurred Thursday for Terry Brown, the Wellsville area man who pleaded guilty to murdering Scottie Johnson and dismembering his body. Brown, 48, Hillcrest Road, was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison by Judge C. Ashley Pike for aggravated murder with a ...

Trustees consider options

Local News

WEST POINT — Madison Township officials have opted to place an advertisement to gain interest in a garage door project. On Wednesday, trustees approved a motion to place a classified ad in a local publication in hopes of hiring a company to complete a door project on the old garage ...

Inmates permitted to ‘roam’ cellblocks

Local News

LISBON — Columbiana County Sheriff Ray Stone said county jail inmates are able to “roam” about their cellblock and not the entire facility after reports surfaced of them escaping from their cell by jamming the locks. Stone was asked for clarification following a story in Thursday’s ...