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Inspection program takes next step

Local News

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

Local News

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

Police & Courts

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 ...

State Highway Patrol

Police & Courts

Mark Erkman, 87, of Youngstown, was stopped on state Route 14 in Unity Township at 11:25 a.m. Wednesday when his vehicle was struck from behind by a vehicle driven by Esther M. Brockman, 77, of East Palestine. Brockman said her foot slipped off the gas pedal. Dakota R. Brimmeier, 21, of ...

Columbiana County Sheriff

Police & Courts

Deputies transported several inmates to East Liverpool Municipal Court at 1:12 p.m. Thursday and while in the courtroom, one of the inmates, Shawn Cunningham, threatened to spit in the face of Judge Melissa Byers Emmerling. He was removed from the court room and the incident was reported to ...

Hancock County Sheriff

Police & Courts

Matthew Lapresti, 39, of Washington Pa., was arrested for a third DUI offense and failure to maintain control on June 28. Clarence Blake, 29, was arrested for possession of cocaine with intent to distribute on July 1. Rameon Sumlin, 28, was arrested for conspiracy to deliver and delivery of ...

Columbiana County Municipal Court

Police & Courts

An Aug. 15 preliminary hearing and pretrial was set in County Municipal Court for Timothy J. Johnson, 38, Roller Coaster Road, Lisbon, charged with receiving stolen property and cited with use of an unauthorized plate and a turn signal violation. Johnson allegedly had a registration sticker on ...

Official ceremony held for new shuttle service

Local News

EAST LIVERPOOL — In the first six days in operations, the new “Make the Connection” shuttle transported more than 75 riders, according to comments made by Tom Andrews, chief executive officer of the Community Action Agency of Columbiana County. Local officials, including East Liverpool ...