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Questions arise regarding student sports transportation

Local News

NEW CUMBERLAND — As overnight trips for the Oak Glen’s varsity wrestling teams were being approved, questions were brought up over what mode of transportation will be taken. During Monday’s meeting, the Hancock County Board of Education approved four overnight field trips for the Oak ...

Health Dept. fills remaining vacancies

Local News

NEW CUMBERLAND — Two people have filled the remaining vacancies on the Hancock County Board of Health. On Thursday, the Hancock County Commission approved the appointments of Sandy Haskell and Laura Nicole Glass to the county health board, joining current members chairman John Plesa, Sam ...

Judge says attorney stays

Local News

LISBON — Facing the addition of a murder charge for the beating death in the home invasion robbery of an elderly Glenmoor man, Robert Stevens asked Columbiana County Common Pleas Court Judge Scott Washam to remove defense attorney Jennifer Gorby from his case on Thursday morning. Gorby said ...

Rena Mae (Wolfe) Pease, 89

Local News

EAST LIVERPOOL — Rena Mae (Wolfe) Pease, 89, passed away at her home on Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, with her family by her side. She lived a full life as wife to Glenn, mother to four daughters and their husbands, sister to two siblings, “Grandma Rena” to her many grandchildren and ...

Insurance plan receives trustees’ OK

Local News

CALCUTTA — New employee insurance coverage approved this week by St. Clair Township Trustees will cost slightly more than the existing plan but with no changes in benefits. An executive session was held to discuss the insurance benefits, after which trustees voted to approve the new plan ...

Columbiana county municipal

Police & Courts

A Dec. 20 preliminary hearing was scheduled in County Municipal Court for Ignacio Rios, 27, Berea, charged with vandalism for allegedly breaking a camera in the county jail on Saturday. A Dec. 20 preliminary hearing also was scheduled for co-defendant, Robert K. Barrett, West Ninth Street, East ...

Columbiana county common pleas

Police & Courts

Brian Goodlin, 36, Chester, W.Va., one of those listed in the Operation Big Oak indictments, was sentenced in County Common Pleas Court to 11 months in prison for 42 counts of possession of drugs and two counts of possession of cocaine. Juan Anchondo, 31, Oyster Road, Alliance, was placed on ...

East Liverpool municipal

Police & Courts

In Municipal Court Thursday, Drew J. Eaton, East Liverpool Road, was fined $250, sentenced to 180 days, 165 suspended, and placed on probation three years for violating a protection order. Tiffany D. Herron, 34, Bloomfield Road, was fined $250 and sentenced to 120 days for possession of drug ...