Hancock County Oldtime Fair

Local News

The 17th annual Hancock County Oldtime Fair is happening this weekend. The three day fair finishes up at 5 p.m. today. Pictured, brothers Andrew Pratt, 13, Lucius Pratt, 10, and Daniel Pratt, 3, fish for ducks at the Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children (CASA) booth. (Photo by Julie Riedel)

Columbiana County Sheriff

Police & Courts

Deputies responded to Peace Valley Road in Unity Township for a report of a suspicious vehicle on Thursday. No contact was made after searching the area. A deputy dispatched to Shell Road in Center Township after receiving a call from a drunk man on Friday. The caller had left by the time the ...

Friends & Family

Community News

Hancock County Community Educational Service Club NEW CUMBERLAND — The Hancock County Community Educational Outreach Service Club held their September meeting at the Senior Center, with President Becky Wiegers, presiding. Laura Greathouse presented the reflections. Plans were made for a ...

Lowe gets new 5 year contract

Local News

CALCUTTA — Beaver Local Superintendent Eric Lowe has a new five-year contract following action taken at this week’s school board meeting. Lowe’s current four-year contract expires next August, and the new deal unanimously approved by the board runs from Aug. 1, 2020, to July 31, ...

Collopy named EHS Teacher of the Month

Community News

RICHMOND — Michael Collopy has been named Teacher of the Month for August at Edison High School. Collopy is entering his 22 year in education and his second decade at Edison Local Schools, serving the latter as an intervention specialist at Stanton Middle School for six years and EHS for 13 ...

The Review will debut new weekend edition

Local News

Saturday, Oct. 5 will mark a new chapter for The Review as readers will experience a brand-new weekend edition. Starting Oct. 5, The Review will debut an expanded weekend edition with everything you look forward to in both your Saturday and Sunday newspapers. The weekend edition will be ...

Edison senior selected for All-State Choir

Community News

RICHMOND — Edison High School senior Troy Hackathorn was selected to attend the 2020 Ohio Music Education Association’s All-State Choir. Hackathorn, the son of Ty and Julie Hackathorn of Amsterdam, will attend the event on Jan. 31 - Feb. 1 at the Hyatt Regency Grand Ballroom in Cincinnati. ...

Hancock County sheriff reflects on 40-plus years of police work

Local News

WEIRTON — With just 13 months remaining in his second term as sheriff of Hancock County, Ralph Fletcher admits he’s getting a little, well, nostalgic. Fletcher, whose career in law enforcement began as a patrolman in Weirton 42 years ago, said he’s not ready for it to end, but the ...

HC Commissioners approve van purchase

Local News

NEW CUMBERLAND — The Hancock County Commission held a special meeting Friday afternoon. The commission met by phone to approve the purchase of a used 2014 Ram Cargo van for $6,010 from Tri-State Motors. The van is under the $15,000 maximum purchase amount set by the state, but the ...

Lisbon school district unveils its new e-newsletter

Local News

LISBON — The school district unveiled its new e-newsletter at last week’s school board meeting as part of ongoing efforts to reach more of the community through social media. School Superintendent Joseph Siefke said the e-newsletter is replacing the paper version that is produced four ...