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JULY 9 East Liverpool Yard sale, House of Prayer, 49621 South Hollywood Drive, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. The East Liverpool Area Community and Learning Center present the movie Born Yesterday at 6:30 pm. Free admission! Lisbon Architectural design and review board at 6 p.m. at village hall JULY ...

Area Briefing

Centaurs will fly in Saturday The Centaur RC Club will hold its annual Warbird Fly from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 8473 County Home Road. The field is across the road from the county jail and dog pound. The Academy of Model Aeronautics sanctioned event will offer flying, food, prizes and ...

Kimball to compete for Mrs. North Curve Globe title

MyLinda Kimball, Mrs. West Virginia Curve Globe 2020, a Hancock County resident, will be competing for the title of Mrs. North Curve Globe 2020 this coming October in Palm Springs, California. MyLinda resides in New Cumberland, WV, along her husband Russell Blaine Kimball Jr. She is employed ...

Too Hot? Go Find a Creek

Want to make kids happy this hot, hot summer? Put them in a creek. A creek will cool them off. A creek is free to play in. A creek has little wild creatures like minnows, frogs, salamanders and crayfish, and often bigger wild creatures like muskrats, snakes, blue herons and even ...

Brooke, Hancock 4-H camps going virtual

With activities involving the outdoors and a variety of skills, Brooke and Hancock County 4-H summer camps will be going online this year. For some time the camps have been open to youth ages 9 to 19 who are not members of 4-H clubs, but organizers hope the pandemic-spurred virtual version ...

YARD OF THE MONTH

JoAnn Hawthorne’s home at 313 W. High was selected for the July Yard of the Month award by the Lisbon Chamber of Commerce. She also got a $25 gift card from Pondi’s. (Submitted photo)

My Raccoon Encounter

Few things aggravate Honey on a fine summer morning more than discovering that overnight a raccoon has dug the flowers out of her pots on the porch. “We’ve got a raccoon,” was her morning greeting to me. Her visage was grim, which is never a good thing to see first thing in the morning. ...

Elks donations

Wellsville Elks used one of their yearly Elks National Foundation grants to thank the local first responders who help keep the Village safe. They made donations to the Wellsville Volunteer Fire Department, the Wellsville K9 unit and the Columbiana County K9 unit. Pictured, VFD Lieutenant Kris ...

Pregnancy and pot do not mix

There are a lot of concerns during pregnancy. Parents usually want to do everything right to give their new baby every possible advantage for good health and well being, to grow and develop on time and do well in life. Concerns are raised at this time regarding marijuana use during ...