Ohio’s elections chief wants new voting machines by 2020

Local News

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s elections chief wants counties to modernize their voting machines before the 2020 presidential election, and he’s urging the governor and state lawmakers to foot much of the bill. Republican Secretary of State Jon Husted sent a letter to Gov. John Kasich, ...

East Liverpool Municipal

Police & Courts

In Municipal Court Thursday, Martin L. Fletcher, 32, Erie Street, was fined $200, sentenced to 90 days, 75 suspended and placed on probation three years for obstructing official business, with 25 hours of community service imposed in lieu of the fine. Cody Compton, 32, Woodland Drive, was ...

Village, townships agree to keep fire service the same

Local News

LISBON —Village council will continue providing fire department services to Center and Elkrun township under a new two-year contract approved at this week’s meeting. Village Fiscal Officer Tracey Wonner said under the new agreement, which takes effect Jan. 1, the townships will continue ...

Columbiana County Grand Jury

Police & Courts

LISBON — The December session of the Columbiana County grand jury reported back on Wednesday, issuing 16 secret indictments, seven open indictments and two superceding indictments. Following are the open indictments, which are cases involving defendants who have already been charged in ...

Columbiana County Common Pleas

Police & Courts

Timothy H. Lewis, 62, East Main Street, Salineville, pleaded guilty in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court to attempted breaking and entering, a first-degree misdemeanor through the prosecutor’s information. He faces up to 180 days in jail and a $1,000 fine at sentencing, which is scheduled ...

Columbiana County Municipal

Police & Courts

In Columbiana County Municipal Court, Michael C. Shields, 42, Walnut Street, Rogers, was fined $700, had his license suspended for a year, required to attend a three-day counseling program and ordered 30 hours community service for OVI first offense, failure to yield the right of way and one ...

Authorities investigate the scene of a shooting Wednesday afternoon at Penn State- Beaver County campus in Monaca, Pa. (Photo by Kevin Lorenzi/Beaver County Times via AP)

Police: Estranged husband kills wife, self at Penn State-Beaver

Local News

MONACA, Pa. (AP) — A woman who worked at a Penn State satellite campus in Beaver County apparently was shot dead by her estranged husband in a university parking lot on Wednesday, and the man then killed himself, police said. Multiple shots were fired just before 4 p.m. near a Penn ...



Police & Courts

Patrolman Justin Watkins was sworn in as the newest officer for the East Liverpool Police Department Wednesday by Municipal Court Judge Melissa Byers Emmerling, as his girlfriend Sarah Guildoo looked on. An East Liverpool resident, Watkins graduated from the local high school and earned an ...


‘The Birth of Jesus’ at LNC

Community News

Members of the children’s department of LaCroft Church of the Nazarene will present “The birth of Jesus” at 10 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 17, at the church, located at 507 7th Ave., East Liverpool. Pictured are (front, from left) Noah Fisher, Adam Wright, Paisley Shields, Leeland McEldowney, Leigh ...

County escrow grows by $2M

Local News

LISBON — The amount of surplus money being set aside by Columbiana County commissioners to offset the loss of future funding continues to grow. Commissioners on Wednesday placed $2 million into one of two escrow accounts already containing a combined $5.2 million, which is in addition to a ...