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Columbiana County Common Pleas

Police & Courts

New Cases UH Portage Medical Center, Ravenna, vs. Joshua Killing, Hanoverton, $17,496.95 sought for medical services provided July 6-7, 2017. Bowling Green State University vs. Madison L. Courtney, Salem, $2,526.56 plus interest sought for tuition and educational services. Andrew Cecilia ...

Appeal filed in EP student’s expulsion

Local News

LISBON — The mother of a middle school student has filed an appeal of her son’s expulsion from East Palestine Middle School in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court. An attorney for Linda Thomas, the mother of the child, filed the appeal on Monday against the East Palestine Board of ...

Brown gets 25 to life on murder charge

Local News

LISBON — Sentencing finally occurred Thursday for Terry Brown, the Wellsville area man who pleaded guilty to murdering Scottie Johnson and dismembering his body. Brown, 48, Hillcrest Road, was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison by Judge C. Ashley Pike for aggravated murder with a ...

Trustees consider options

Local News

WEST POINT — Madison Township officials have opted to place an advertisement to gain interest in a garage door project. On Wednesday, trustees approved a motion to place a classified ad in a local publication in hopes of hiring a company to complete a door project on the old garage ...

Inmates permitted to ‘roam’ cellblocks

Local News

LISBON — Columbiana County Sheriff Ray Stone said county jail inmates are able to “roam” about their cellblock and not the entire facility after reports surfaced of them escaping from their cell by jamming the locks. Stone was asked for clarification following a story in Thursday’s ...

Karen Adams

Local News

EAST LIVERPOOL – Karen L. Jones Adams, 72, of East Liverpool, passed away Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at West Penn Hospital, Pittsburgh. Born Sept. 14, 1945, in East Liverpool, she was a daughter of the late John and Alice Hollins Jones,. She was retired from East Liverpool City Hospital, ...

ELHS JOB TRAINING PROGRAM

Local News

EAST LIVERPOOL — For the 15th year, students in the Job Training Program at East Liverpool High School and the employers who hire and train them were recognized at an annual breakfast held at the New Castle School of Trades downtown, which was added this year as a new job site. Instructor ...

Detective investigates inmates getting out of cells

Police & Courts

LISBON — While at the county jail transporting an arrested person on Monday night, sheriff’s Detective Steve Walker discovered how some inmates have been getting out of their cells. Because there have been reports of problems in Post 40, Walker walked through the area at about 11:30 p.m. ...

OGHS PROM COURT

Community News

Oak Glen High School held its 55th Prom on May 5 with the theme “Secrets of Atlantis.” The promenade and coronation ceremonies were held in the high school gym, while the prom was at Avion on the Water Banquet Center in Canfield, Ohio. Prom faculty sponsors were Debby Churella and Elissa ...