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Pretrials held in illegal hunting case

Local News

STEUBENVILLE — Jefferson County Common Pleas Judge Michelle Miller held pretrials Wednesday for seven people indicted in connection with alleged illegal hunting. The cases were presented to the grand jury March 9 by attorneys with the state attorney general’s office following a multi-year ...

Board hears good report on school resource officer

Local News

LISBON — The Columbiana County Career and Technical Center got a good report about the school resource officer they approved last month for the remainder of the school year. Deputy Bill McGee has been patrolling the school and Assistant Superintendent Jeremy Corbisello said he believes this ...

Slide forces delays

Local News

EAST LIVERPOOL — As a preventative measure, East Liverpool Mayor Ryan Stovall and Service-Safety Director Brian Allen decided late Tuesday to have a hillside area about the size of a football field cleared of trees and brush along the southbound lanes of state Route 11 south of the Route 170 ...

VFW awards deputy with Officer of the Year award

Police & Courts

CHESTER — Detective Sgt. Chris Waide of the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office is the recipient of the Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award for the State of West Virginia as presented by the Chester Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6450. The VFW has been awarding law enforcement ...

Kent-EL announces annual Environmental Justice Conference

Community News

EAST LIVERPOOL — Kent State-East Liverpool’s annual Environmental Justice Conference is 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday in the Slak Shak in Purinton Hall. The day-long conference begins with a continental breakfast and includes student paper sessions, online presentations and poster ...

No decision on traffic cams issue

Local News

LISBON — The battle against traffic cameras in the city of East Liverpool will not be decided this May. The East Liverpool Citizens Against Traffic Cameras sought to prohibit the use of the traffic cameras, which began in the city on April 27, 2017, shortly after city council passed an ...

East Liverpool City Police reports

Police & Courts

A man charged by city police with improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle is now facing additional charges after it was learned he misidentified himself when arrested. According to an amended police report, a man arrested April 13 and charged under the name of Marlan Brooks, 40, ...

Road crews turning attention to summer projects

Local News

CALCUTTA —St. Clair Township officials are advising residents that no additional driveway pipes will be installed until further notice as its road department prepares for chip-and-seal work this summer. During Tuesday’s township trustees meeting, road supervisor Scott Barrett provided a ...

Liverpool Township Police reports

Police & Courts

Chief Jayson Jackson reported seeing a westbound vehicle on Westfield Road he knew belonged to William Sharp, 70, Lisbon Street, and witnessed it traveling on the wrong side of road on Boring Lane. The vehicle reportedly cut back into its own lane near Carter Road, where a young girl walking ...

East Liverpool Municipal Court reports

Police & Courts

In Municipal Court Tuesday, Stephen C. Merritt, 48, Ohio Avenue, was fined $100, sentenced to 180 days, 177 suspended, and placed on probation two years for theft. He was ordered to make restitution of $575 to Amanda Kiger. For no operator’s license, he was fined $250 and for speeding, ...