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Mississippi: Police hunt killer of officer outside station

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A tense manhunt continued Monday along the Mississippi Gulf Coast for a gunman who shot a uniformed police officer outside the Biloxi police station. It’s unclear what prompted the killing Sunday night of Patrolman Robert McKeithen, a 23-year veteran of the Biloxi police department who had ...

WJU holds graduation amid winds of change

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WHEELING — Wheeling Jesuit University graduates’ joy was tempered by sadness Saturday as the school conducted its final commencement as a Jesuit institution. Amid a financial crisis, the university is downsizing academic programs and eliminating many faculty positions. In addition, the ...

Authority funds local programs

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FOLLANSBEE — The Brooke Economic Development Authority held its quarterly meeting Thursday to discuss funding and possible projects. Ruby Greathouse was in attendance to request $1,000 in financial support for this year’s Ag Day. Ag Day introduces students to different career paths such ...

Ex-Port employee reacts to dismissal

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LISBON — A former fiscal employee of the Columbiana County Port Authority filed a lawsuit in Common Pleas Court claiming age discrimination and retaliation when she was terminated from her position on Jan. 14. Diane Ksiazek of Wintersville began working for the CCPA in August 2013 when she ...

Midland’s new Vintage Nook

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For many years, Mary Lawrence brought a little bit of charm to the town of Chester, W.Va. with her downtown store, River Island Collectibles. However, a two-year hiatus, she decided the time was to re-emerge and hopes the Vintage Nook, a store in the heart of Midland, Pa.’s downtown might do ...

East Liverpool Police Reports

Police & Courts

Cody Hopkins was cited at 4 p.m. May 4 on state Route 7 for improper window tint, and given a warning for his registration sticker. Phillip Andrew Jones was cited for criminal trespass, and Ashley Orangers on charges of disorderly conduct and obstructing official business after midnight May ...

St Clair Township

Police & Courts

Dalton Linzy Cornman allegedly reported fell asleep behind the wheel while driving in the 50000 block of Calcutta Smithferry Road at 1:45 a.m. May 3, causing his vehicle to travel off the left side of the road and strike a tree head on. The report noted property damage only. The report ...

Lisbon police reports

Police & Courts

Joe Bedenbough, 39, of Akron, was arrested and charged with criminal damaging following an incident at 306 Lee St. at 6 p.m. Thursday. Megan Kozma, 26, South Lincoln Avenue, reported Bedenbough had been arguing with her mother, Chassidy Nap, when he used a rake to smash the front windshield of ...

State Highway Patrol

Police & Courts

Michael Allen Rhome, 19, Alliance, was southbound on Knox School Road in Knox Township at 9:41 p.m. April 30 and went off the right side into a street sign. He was cited for failure to control.

Columbiana County Sheriff

Police & Courts

A pickup truck with a trailer taking up four parking spots was reported at the Ace Middleton Hardware in Fairfield Township at 1:29 p.m. Friday. It had been parked there since the store opened that morning. Deputies met with the owners of the store and explained since the vehicle is parked on ...