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Forgiveness One of the hardest things to do in life is to forgive people who have hurt you. I’m sure we all have gone through this one time or another in our lives. It’s easy to say the words, but do you really from your heart forgive? If Christ is in your life you do. Sometimes in ...

Addiction: The cartels haven’t been slowed by COVID-19

In a recent news report from the Department of Homeland Security’s U.S. Customs and Border Protection reported from El Paso, Texas that Mexican drug cartels have adapted to COVID-19, showing a 56 percent increase in hard drugs like methamphetamines, heroin and fentanyl crossing the border ...

On the Calendar

SEPTEMBER 12 Calcutta Beaver Creek Wildlife Education Center, 1-5 p.m.; Ice Age in Ohio, 11 a.m. - noon, registration required at beavercreekw@aol.com; Geology Road Show from 1-4 p.m. Chester Community litter cleanup, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., volunteers meet at municipal building; ...

YARD OF THE MONTH

The Lisbon Area Chamber of Commerce’s September Yard of the Month award to Dick and Kathy Wilk who reside on North Market Street. They received a $25 gift card to Mary’s Pizza. (Submitted photo)

Practicing self-care for caregivers

Caring for aging parents can be a rewarding yet time-consuming and stressful job. You want to ensure that they are receiving the best care possible, they are safe, and their needs are met, yet you must still balance your own life, family, career, and needs at the same time. There are only so ...

Area Briefing

Scarecrows will fill the square LISBON — The Lisbon Beautification Committee will hold the inaugural Scarecrows on the Square event next month. Groups from schools, churches, businesses or friends are being asked to make a scarecrow and put it near the gazebo. Setup will begin at 11 a.m. ...

O’Brien named EHS Teacher of the Month

RICHMOND — Shane O’Brien has been named August Teacher of the Month at Edison High School. Coach O’Brien has roots in Edison as a 2012 graduate and continued his football career at Mount Union University. He graduated from West Liberty University in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in ...

Tops 2231

EAST LIVERPOOL — TOPS 2231 met at Boyce Methodist Church, Anna Street Sept. 1 with leader Tonnie Slagle presiding. The meeting opened up with the Tops pledges and roll call. Pam Fouse gave the secretary report and Cassie Stephens gave the treasurer report. Both were approved as read. ...

On the Calendar

SEPTEMBER 11 East Palestine Fish fry, Moose, 4-7 p.m. The Wellsville Sons of Italy will have a fish fry from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. All orders will be carry out only. (330) 532-1927 SEPTEMBER 12 Calcutta Beaver Creek Wildlife Education Center, 1-5 p.m.; Ice Age in Ohio, 11 a.m. - ...

Cowey honored by County Commissioner Association of W.Va.

Hancock County Commissioners Joe Barnabei and Jeff Davis congratulated fellow commissioner Paul Cowey for being honored by the CCAWV (County Commissioner Association of West Virginia) at their August meeting. The CCAWV Board of Directors selects a Rising Star recipient each year. This was ...