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East Liverpool Reports

Police & Courts

Officers responded Monday to Giant Eagle for reports of an assault, where Jason L. Christen, 33, no address listed, said he had been assaulted by a man regarding the man’s sister, Shannon Britt, 19, no address listed. Christen had a bloody nose but declined medical treatment. He asked ...

Lawmakers: Congress close to deal on coal miners’ benefits

Local News

WASHINGTON — Congress is close to a deal to extend health benefits for more than 22,000 retired miners and widows whose medical coverage is set to expire Sunday, coal-state lawmakers said Wednesday. A “permanent” fix will be included in a measure to keep the government open, said Sen. ...

Columbiana County Sheriff

Police & Courts

Matthew Spooner, state Route 45, Wellsville, reported at 11:44 p.m. Tuesday there was a suspicious vehicle at a home where no one was supposed to be. Deputies found the vehicle and the owner, Shawn Collin, who is currently living at the home. Traci Skiba, state Route 9, Hanoverton, reported at ...

Area Briefing

Local News

Meeting rescheduled WELLSVILLE — The informational meeting held by Village Council, originally scheduled for 6 p.m. today, has been changed to 3 p.m. today due to Magistrate Court proceedings taking place at 5 p.m. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the village’s income tax levy on ...

Columbiana County Grand Jury

Police & Courts

Jacob S. Lowther, 23, West Summit Street, East Liverpool, was served a secret indictment on an assault charge. Lowther is accused of causing physical harm to corrections officer Joshua Mellinger, by pulling the corrections officer into his county jail cell and punching him on Feb. 3. The ...

Woman sentenced to prison for drug involvement

Local News

LISBON — A Leetonia area woman who was initially charged regarding a methamphetamines lab was sentenced in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court on Wednesday to two and a half years in prison. Alisha Parrish, 32, Leetonia Road, previously had pleaded guilty to illegal assembly or possession ...

Meeting Notices

Local News

TODAY 6 p.m., Wellsville Board of Education, buildings and grounds committee, superintendent's office, Daw Elementary, Center Street 6:30 p.m., Wayne Township trustees, township hall, state Route 164, Lisbon

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HONORING JASON

Local News

A line of fire trucks from several departments exit the freeway into Chester, W.Va., to honor Liverpool Township firefighter Jason L. Mitchell, 37, who succumbed April 21 after a two-year battle with cancer. Mitchell was also a tactical paramedic for Lifeteam EMS, a reserve sheriff’s deputy ...

East Liverpool Municipal

Police & Courts

In Municipal Court Tuesday, Calvin D. Michael, 36, Hookstown, Pa., was fined $30 for expired tags and $10 for a plate light violation. Carrie L. Brown, 33, state Route 170, Rogers, was fined $50 for speeding. Crystal Hoyt, 31, Harvey Avenue, was fined $40 for speeding. Ashley D. Buzzard, ...

Out and About

Community News

EAST LIVERPOOL — Free meal served noon to 2 p.m. Thursday at Catholic Charities Senior Center, East Fourth Street, East Liverpool. MIDLAND — Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center is hosting a 2017-18 Subscription Series Reveal event at 2:30 p.m. Thursday in its MainStage Theater, ...