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Competency exams approved by judge

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LISBON — The defense attorney for Todd A. Kirtley, the 31-year-old Lisbon man accused of several crimes including assaulting an East Palestine police officer in April, asked for a second mental evaluation for his client. Common Pleas Court Judge Megan Bickerton granted the request, although ...

Lisbon’s patience tested with income tax issue

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LISBON — What should have been a routine vote to proceed with placing a proposed increase in the village income tax on the November ballot sparked a somewhat testy exchange involving the police chief, a councilman and the mayor. Legislation asking voters to raise the village income tax ...

Beaver Local finances in more positive standing

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CALCUTTA — Beaver Local Treasurer Stacy Williams reported the school district will likely end the fiscal year with a $900,000 balance, about $100,000 more than anticipated and higher than the previous year. William, speaking at this week’s board meeting, said the exact figure will be ...

Roof effort crucial to ensuring East Liverpool gathering place

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The East Liverpool Area Community and Learning Center has served as the go-to place for more than three years. However, the community, which utilizes it for a gathering place, comes together to support an initiative to put a new roof over their heads. As Charlie Lang, a board member with the ...

Inspection program takes next step

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LISBON — Village Council finally decided to move forward with some sort of rental property inspection program. Council this week passed on first reading legislation giving the fire department the authority to inspect rental properties for possible safety violations, but only after a ...

EL man pleads guilty to burglary

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LISBON — A 60-year-old East Liverpool man, who admitted he was stealing to buy his drugs, pleaded guilty to burglary in Common Pleas Court on Thursday. Wilbert E. Faulk, Lincoln Avenue, East Liverpool, told Judge Scott Washam he went into a home to steal the copper plumbing so he could sell ...

Area pets to be honored Sunday

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NEW CUMBERLAND W. Va.—Honoring area pets with a Pet Memorial. Arner Funeral Chapel with the help of Pastor Bob Macek and Cari McIntyre, the president of the Hancock County Humane Foundation, are putting on a pet memorial and pet blessing. Both will be held at the middle shelter in Tomlinson ...

Lisbon Police Reports

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Nicole Sayer reported Thursday someone put sugar into the gas tank of her SUV while she was staying in the white house behind the police department. A clerk at Smith Oil reported Thursday someone in a silver Chevrolet pickup truck drove off without paying for $66 in gas. The license plate ...