Local man gets prison sentence

Local News

LISBON — An East Liverpool man with several charges including some for his involvement in the Operation Big Oak indictment was sentenced to eight months in prison during a hearing last week in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court. Donald J. Crumbley Jr., 35, Riverview Street, had pleaded ...

Police Briefing

Police & Courts

Ohio patrol, 5 other states’ police focus on Move Over law COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s State Highway Patrol and state police in five other states are focusing on enforcement of the Move Over law. The law requires drivers approaching any vehicles with flashing or rotating lights that ...

Painting class to be held at Summit Art Gallery

Community News

WEIRTON — Bob Watson, a local artist, will be instructing a watercolor painting class with techniques used for small paintings which can be utilized in producing personalized Christmas cards. The class is limited to 20 participants and will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 22 ...

Stone: Funding still needed for SROs

Local News

LISBON —Columbiana County Sheriff Ray Stone is looking for money to keep two school resource officers because county commissioner do not intend to provide the additional funding. Stone said he was contacted recently by county Department of Job and Family Services Executive Director Eileen ...

Out & About

Community News

EAST LIVERPOOL — The ELHSAA Olde Guard Luncheon is noon Wednesday for classes 1957 and prior. Reservations are needed. Call Nancy 330-385-4596 or Deanna 330-385-0591. NEW CUMBERLAND — An Old-Fashioned Lawn Party will take place noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 28 at the Hancock County Museum, ...

Edison BOE approves contracts, advances levy

Local News

HAMMONDSVILLE — The Edison Local Board of Education continued its quest to keep schools safe by approving contracts for school resource officers at its three buildings on Thursday. The board agreed to maintain 170-day contracts for Deputy Scott Renforth at Edison High School, Special Deputy ...

County woman ordered to pay former employer over $900K

Local News

LISBON —A woman has been ordered to pay $973,977 to her former employer for money she was reportedly found to have stolen while working as the controller. JCTH Holdings LLC had filed the lawsuit in 2017 against Pat Nash, also known as Pat Atkinson. The East Liverpool area company ...

Reporter’s Notebook: Impeachment not so peachy

Local News

CHARLESTON — Last week we wrapped up week two of the House Judiciary Committee’s investigation into the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, and the High Court is not making things easier. It all started last week with a letter from Barbara Allen, the interim administrator for the ...

Angel Wing: Groundbreaking event held for animal medical facility

Local News

CANFIELD — A wing and a prayer and donations, lots of them —that’s the hope for Angel Wing, a new medical facility planned at Angels for Animals to offer 24/7 veterinary services with dental and X-ray capabilities, expanded spay and neuter services and an expanded intake area. “We ...


Local News

Junior Fair Board members Morgan Kestner, 17, of East Liverpool and Kelly Heffinger, 19, of Salem worked at placing benches along the midways Wednesday in preparation for the start of the annual Columbiana County Fair scheduled to run from July 30 through Aug. 5. (Photo by Patti Schaeffer)