Columbiana County Sheriff

Police & Courts

Gary Davies, Mountz Road, Knox Township, reported at 3 p.m. Sunday someone struck his mailbox with possibly a baseball bat during the night and knocked it completely off the post.

Out & About

Community News

LISBON — One-on-one computer class is 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 8, 22 and 29 at Lepper Library, Lisbon. Call 330-424-3117 to register. EAST LIVERPOOL — The Christian Women Friends meeting scheduled Jan. 10, has been canceled, and will resume 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14 at Adrian’s. EAST ...

W.Va. legislative leaders financially confident this session

Local News

CHARLESTON — Leaders in the West Virginia Legislature say they’re confident there just might be money in the state budget to move West Virginia forward this year. A discussion about the state’s budget, and the “West Virginia Forward” study commissioned by West Virginia University, ...

Salineville Police Reports

Police & Courts

Police witnessed Mark Jarvis throw an empty antifreeze jug onto state Route 39 and Haiti Road at 2 p.m. Sunday. Police conducted a traffic stop and found Jarvis was driving under suspension. He was cited for littering and driving under suspension. Police were called to a home on Maple Hill ...

Report: Area college-bound students needed remedial classes

Local News

LISBON - Every school district in Columbiana County exceeded the statewide average for high school graduates needing some academic help their freshman year of college. The district that came the closest overall was East Palestine, where 31 percent of its 2016 high school graduates who went on ...

Highway Patrol/Lisbon Post

Police & Courts

Molly A. Starkey, 21, Newell, W.Va., was westbound on Waterford Road in Unity Township at 9:20 a.m. Thursday and went off the right side, over-corrected and went off the left side into two trash cans and down an embankment into a tree. She was cited for failure to control and taken by STAT ...

Commissioners: End-of-year animal shelter stats presented

Local News

NEW CUMBERLAND — The Hancock County Animal Shelter provided some end-of-the-year statistical information to the Hancock County Commission. Nichole Felouzis, animal shelter humane director, reported that about 1,438 animals were brought to the facility throughout 2017. Per the shelter’s ...

Council looks to extend consulting firm’s contract

Local News

LISBON —The consulting firm hired to help the village revitalize the downtown business district may be brought back for another year. The Lisbon Area Chamber of Commerce is again being asked to join with Village Council in splitting the cost of contracting with Town Center Associates to ...

With assistance from (from left) firefighters Dave Phillips and Lance Smith, East Liverpool Assistant Chief David Edgell shows how connectors on the new air packs purchased by the city department can be used by firefighters to share air from one tank. (Photo by Jo Ann Bobby-Gilbert)

New air packs

Local News

EAST LIVERPOOL — City firefighters have been familiarizing themselves with new air packs recently purchased with part of a $141,395 Assistance to Firefighters Grant. Chief Bill Jones applied for the grant through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and the department had to pay ...

Fire crews from four departments battled frigid temperatures and a blazing fire on Pine Hollow Road Saturday that destroyed an old farm house owned by Larry and Carolyn Palmer. (Photo courtesy of East Palestine Fire Department)

Century old home destroyed by fire

Local News

NEGLEY — A century old farm house on Pine Hollow Road was destroyed by fire Saturday after a mattress caught fire. Negley Fire Chief Gary Banicki said that assistant chief Jim Wolfe was the first on the scene at 46108 Pine Hollow Road and was told by owner Carolyn Palmer that a mattress was ...