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Blakeman challenges Bolon for treasurer’s job

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LISBON — The race for Columbiana County treasurer features incumbent Linda Bolon versus Columbiana Mayor Bryan Blakeman. Bolon, 72, is the Democratic candidate and has been treasurer since 2013. This is her second stint as treasurer, having held the position for six years in the 2000s ...

HALLOWEEN PARADE AT ALLAY SENIOR CARE

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Susan Haines (left), activity director, and Lindsey Jester, administrator, pass out treat bags to participants in Allay Senior Care assisted living facilities Halloween parade Saturday afternoon. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, this is one way that families can see that their friend or ...

Health department tracing reveals causes of increased COVID cases

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LISBON — As coronavirus cases continue to rise locally, Laura Fauss, public information director for the county health department, said contact tracers have been finding some gatherings and events in the community can be linked to the increase. On Monday morning, Fauss reported an increase ...

Man pleads in Palestine traffic death

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LISBON — A 90-year-old New Waterford man who was behind the wheel of a vehicle that struck and eventually killed a man making deliveries for Fed-Ex pleaded no contest to vehicular manslaughter in county Municipal Court on Monday. Richard I. Kiehl, Hatcher Road, who turned 90 earlier this ...

East Palestine scavenger hunt

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For several hours on Sunday afternoon, nine teams (maximum four members per team) participated in the inaugural East Palestine Community Foundation Scavenger Hunt, which started at the city park. One of the event’s organizers, Barb Kliner, explained the hunt consisted of challenges, questions ...

Kirby murder trial on track

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LISBON — Kevin Kirby, the man accused of aggravated murder in the beating death of Melinda Todd and the attempted murder of her young grandson in 2012, appeared briefly in Common Pleas Court on Monday morning. Kirby, 45, North Chestnut Street, Lisbon, is charged with two counts of ...

COLUMBIANA COUNTY MUNICIPAL

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LISBON — In county Municipal Court, Steven N. Baddeley Jr., 36, Spillway Road, Lisbon, was bound over to the grand jury on charges of having weapons while under disability, assault and aggravated menacing. On Aug. 20, Baddeley allegedly struck Darreck Ferrell in the forehead with a glass beer ...

COLUMBIANA COUNTY COMMON PLEAS

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New Cases Jill Dudik, Canfield, vs. Nathaniel Gorby, a minor by and through his parent and guardian Rosalyn Gorby, Rogers, et al., excess of $25,000 sought for alleged injuries from a traffic crash on Old state Route 154 in Elkrun Township, on July 26, 2019. Jesse Vingle, Salem, and Tegan ...

COLUMBIANA COUNTY COURT NEWS

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LISBON — Patrick J. Vitko, 39, Weekiwachi, Fla., pleaded guilty in Common Pleas Court to aggravated possession of drugs and requested immediate sentencing. He was placed on three years community control. Vitko had methamphetamine on June 23, 2019. Jennifer M. McCarty, 37, Sherman Street, ...

EAST LIVERPOOL MUNICIPAL

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EAST LIVERPOOL — In East Liverpool Municipal Court, Jeramiah Burnette, Ridge Street, Leetonia, was fined $250 for no operator’s license. He is set to return Dec. 1 for a pretrial on drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana charges. Michael W. Nelson, Campground Road, Wellsville, was ...