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Community News

MCLAUGHLIN SPEAKS AT HISTORICAL SOCIETY

WELLSVILLE — Brian McLaughlin of the Columbiana County Drug Task Force was the guest speaker during the Oct. 15 meeting of the Wellsville Historical Society held at the River Museum. He spoke of the current problems resulting from the sale and use of illegal drugs and the affect drug abuse ...

COMMUNITY BRIEFING

CHESTER — The Chester American Legion Post 121 is holding a memorial service at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24 for Rodney Collins, Chester’s fallen son, killed in action in Vietnam 50 years ago Oct. 24, 1969. Public welcome. Candle Light Vigil. Introduction by Commander Sa. Squ. 121, Randy ...

Barker earns national honor

RICHMOND — The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) has selected Edison High School student Dylan Barker to become a member of the esteemed organization. Barker, the son of Howard and Brooke Barker of Bloomingdale, is a freshman at EHS and has been a member of the school’s Jr. ...

Salineville student of the month

SALINEVILLE — Southern Local High School senior Harmony Black has been selected as the Salineville Kiwanis Student of the Month for October. Black, the daughter of Dale and Hoi Wah Black of Wellsville, currently holds a 4.331 grade point average and is ranked second in her class. She has ...

WELLSVILLE TRUNK OR TREAT

Roberts Funeral Home and Simply Sweet Cakes sponsored and organized an amazing afternoon recently for the children of Wellsville. As a co-sponsor, Wellsville Local Schools provided the parking lot which filled up with 45 trunks from local businesses/residents that offered a fun-filled and safe ...

Men Mastering Useless Skills

“Do you know how to play mumblety-peg?” I asked The Favorite. The grandson and I were standing on a wooden ramp in front of the barn. It was a slow day at the pumpkin patch and I was trying to get my penknife to stick in the wood flooring. I balanced the point of the knife on my index ...

EHS HOMECOMING COURT

Edison High School is planning Homecoming festivities this week with a parade at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22 in Richmond. The 2019 Homecoming Queen will be crowned during halftime of the Oct. 25 football game against Buckeye Local which starts at 7 p.m., with the school dance taking place Saturday. ...

Edison to host Oktoberfest

RICHMOND — Edison High School will become a major haunt this Halloween season as it hosts the ninth annual Oktoberfest from noon to 2 p.m. Oct. 26. Boos and ghouls who attend Edison Local Schools are invited to dress up in their favorite costumes for the free festivities. Events include ...

Ladies Missionary Society

WEST POINT — The meeting of the Ladies Missionary Society of the Madison Trinity Church of West Point was held at the home of Pastor Becky Burke with special guest Robin Fazakerly from Myrtle Beach, S.C. The secretary’s report was given by Barb Radeschi. The Treasurer’s report was given ...

Church Briefing

EAST LIVERPOOL — Emmanuel Presbyterian Church will celebrate the 19th Sunday after Pentecost during the 11 a.m. worship service with Margie Zellars, CRE. The title of her sermon is “Clay Jars”. Pocket change will be collected for the Food Pantry. Special music provided by the Worship ...