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Recorder fees focus of dispute

Local News

LISBON—Columbiana County commissioners and county Recorder Theresa Bosel are at odds over where some of the recording fees charged by her office should be deposited. Commissioners last week adopted a resolution requiring the recording fee that normally goes into Bosel’s equipment fund be ...

Fanatics coming to Amazon prime video

Local News

ROGERS — Last year camera crews descended on the Rogers Community Auction with the hopes of capturing a new reality TV show that would highlight the joys of flea markets and those who frequent them. The visit was successful and “Flea Market Fanatics” was born. Now, the production ...

Third guilty plea filed in burglary case

Local News

LISBON — A Salem man accused of helping two others to burglarize a home on July 26, 2016, pleaded to the third-degree felony charge he was facing in Common Pleas Court Friday. Austin Young, 24, Vine Street, Salem, pleaded guilty to complicity to burglary in a hearing before Judge Megan ...

Kids can get an early start at Head Start

Local News

LISBON — It’s good news all around for the Head Start program operated under the Community Action Agency of Columbiana County. Recently the agency learned it received a $5.9 million grant to aid in offering continuing Head Start services to children in Columbiana and Jefferson counties. ...

State Highway Patrol

Police & Courts

Stacey M. Jenkins, 41, Kensington, was south on state Route 9 in Hanover Township at 10 p.m. Saturday and hit a deer. Kimberly M. Fox, 39, Leetonia, was westbound on state Route 558 in Salem Township at 9:40 p.m. Thursday and struck a downed tree and a disabled vehicle driven by James E. ...

Columbiana County Sheriff

Police & Courts

A state Route 154, Middleton Township woman reported at 3:55 a.m. Sunday her brother was out of control on drugs. The man was gone by the time a deputy arrived. A Depot Road, Center Township woman reported at 12:14 a.m. Saturday a man and woman were sitting near the guard shack at the ...

McGeehan addresses area’s road conditions

Local News

WHEELING — Needed paving on state Route 2 in Hancock County will be starting soon, Gov. Jim Justice told Delegate Patrick McGeehan. McGeehan, R-Hancock, addressed the issue of road repairs in the Northern Panhandle during a phone call with Justice early Wednesday morning. McGeehan said ...

Competency exams approved by judge

Local News

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 ...