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April 17, 2014 more »»

Woman's body found in river

April 17, 2014 CHESTER—A woman’s body was found in the Ohio River Wednesday afternoon by men working at the East Liverpool dry docks near the Jennings Randolph Bridge, officials said. more »»

Clandestine lab is first found in more than 10 years

April 17, 2014 CHESTER—Tuesday’s arrest of a suspected methamphetamine maker was the first involving a clandestine laboratory in northern Hancock County in more than 10 years, a drug task force official said. more »»

Board tables booster club's request

April 17, 2014 SALINEVILLE—The Southern Local Board of Education tabled a motion to form a wrestling booster club, and requested that the club establish its by-laws and officers before they give their approval. more »»

Policies concerning vaccines for underinsured children discussed

April 17, 2014 LISBON — Concerns about changes to state policies involving vaccines for underinsured children was part of a discussion for the Columbiana County Board of Health on Wednesday. more »»

Tracking skills set bloodhounds apart from fellow canines

April 16, 2014 NEW MANCHESTER—In the movie “Cool Hand Luke,” one of the bloodhounds tracking the petty criminal Luke, played by Paul Newman, pursues him with such drive and singleness of purpose that the dog ends... more »»

K-9 officers learn first aid

April 16, 2014 NEWELL—The hazards of policing are compounded when the one doing the policing is a German shepher. more »»

Paving project set

April 16, 2014 EAST LIVERPOOL — A paving project funded in part with a 5-mill street levy passed by voters is set to get under way this year, and City Council will be considering Monday whether or not to borrow... more »»

School board tables vote on controversial contract non-renewal

April 16, 2014 LISBON —A Beaver Local faculty member will retain her job for the time being following a decision not to act by the board of education on Monday evening. more »»

BPA recommends new plant operator

April 16, 2014 SALINEVILLE—A new waste water treatment plant operator may soon be in place following Monday night’s meeting of the village’s Board of Public Affairs. more »»

Village council approves fund transfer for various projects

April 16, 2014 WELLSVILLE —The village is set to purchase several properties along Main Street, in addition to carrying out street repairs, following action taken during Monday evening’s council meeting. more »»

Skills put to test at K-9 convention

April 15, 2014 NEWELL—The annual state convention for West Virginia K-9 units opened in Hancock County on Monday, with dogs and their handlers testing their skills on everything from narcotics detection to tracking. more »»

Handlers focus on bite work training

April 15, 2014 NEW MANCHESTER—Hancock County sheriff’s Deputy Eric Cline is shouting commands at his dog in German. Odin is a German shepherd, after all—and he is the picture of power under control. more »»

Family members bring bullying concerns to board

April 15, 2014 EAST LIVERPOOL — With school shootings, and now stabbings, in the headlines, family members of students in the city school district brought their concerns about bullying to the board of education... more »»

Questions result in failure to renew contracts

April 15, 2014 EAST LIVERPOOL — The city school board Monday night failed to renew three employee contracts after questions were raised about the position. more »»

Commissioners consider creating land bank

April 15, 2014 LISBON — Columbiana County commissioners are considering creating a county land bank as a way to access federal funding to continue demolishing abandoned and dilapidated homes. more »»


April 14, 2014 more »»

W.Va. K-9 training seminar opens today

April 14, 2014 NEWELL—They’ve come from as far away as Pipestem, W.Va., near the southern tip of West Virgini. more »»

County drug problem affecting children

April 14, 2014 LISBON — Columbiana County’s growing adult drug problem is exacting a toll from their children, according to the director of the county Department of Job and Family Services. more »»

Students in Job Training Program recognized

April 14, 2014 EAST LIVERPOOL — For students in the Job Training Program (JTP) at East Liverpool High School, their motto, “Whatever it excuses,” is much more than a platitude. more »»



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