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Dawson guest speaker at Calcutta Lions Club

CALCUTTA — The Calcutta Lions Club met for their regular meeting on March 10. Lion Marianne Wolf lead the invocation and the Pledge of Allegiance was said by all. Twenty-three members were in attendance. The special guest speaker for this evening (pictured) was Dike Dawson of the Dawson ...

Local author donates books to classroom

CALCUTTA — Recently, author J.W. Kitson (John Smith) was able to donate a classroom set of his award-winning novel, Song of the Tree Frogs, to a local educator. The donation was made possible through a generous scholarship and donation from Prof. Yvonne Trotter, a former educator and ...

Campbell celebrates 50 Years with Hill International Trucks

EAST LIVERPOOL — Hill International Trucks held a 50 Years of Employment celebration for Kenny Campbell, on Feb. 28 at Hill’s East Liverpool dealership. Campbell was hired as a “Lot Man” in 1970, however his career was interrupted when he was drafted into the US Army in 1971. After his ...

Alfred Todd

EAST LIVERPOOL — Alfred Todd has been chosen as Scholar of the Month for February at East Liverpool High School. He has a 3.605 GPA and currently ranks #20 in his class. He takes Advanced Placement and College Credit Plus classes. He is a member of the National Honor Society, ELHS Marching ...

Ellarie Persohn

HOOKSTOWN — Ellarie Persohn, a senior at South Side High School, has been selected as the February student of the month by the South Side Education Association. She is the daughter of Matthew and Tawnya Persohn of Hookstown, Pa. During high school, she was a member of the marching and ...

Tops 1341

GLENMOOR — Ohio TOPS 1341 met at Glenmoor Presbyterian Church on March 9, with Dorothy Garn, Leader presiding. Best loser was Barb Kalinowski, and the runner-up, Marlene Reynolds. The Drawing winners, 50/50, Dena White; calorie charts, Dorothy Garn; weight loss, Becky Russell; junk food, ...

Friends & Family

Presbyterian Women EAST LIVERPOOL — The Presbyterian Women of the Grace Presbyterian Church met in the church social rooms on March 9. The McLain Circle had the devotions. Their theme was “What Do I Choose?” Moderator, Jane Rose, opened with prayer and led the group in reciting the ...

CCCTC Health Academy Seniors Earn National Allied Health Certifications

LISBON — Eight senior students in the Health Academy Program at the Columbiana County Career and Technical Center have passed a national certification exam, earning professional credentials for Certification as Electrocardiogram Technicians (CET) The Career Center offers career clusters ...

What has coronavirus got against me?

Last Wednesday afternoon, a friend called to inform me that an annual dinner Honey and I had planned to attend Thursday had been cancelled because of coronavirus fears. “Geez,” I complained to my friend, “There aren’t even any cases in the county yet, are there? What’s all the ...

Beautification Committee prepares for projects

CHESTER — The Chester Beautification Committee is ready to begin another year of beautification projects. Last year was a successful year for numerous projects aimed at beautifying local parks and other areas within the city limits of Chester. The committee is comprised of many local ...