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Lynn Murray Memorial reopen guidelines

Phase One - June 15 - until further notice. We will NOT be open to the public so we can get things setup and do some deep cleaning to make the library safe for all patrons and employees. At this time we will begin offering curbside services. You can call 304-387-1010 or email ...

Wooden Boxes are Auction Gold

The best piece of financial advice to come out of our barn auction is this: forget Wall Street – invest in old wooden boxes. I knew that people would buy the grimy old wooden boxes that have been accumulating in the Miller barn for the past 171 years. I had no idea, however, how much people ...

Movie Night

Movie Night at the East Liverpool Community and Learning Center All movies start at 6:30. Free admission and popcorn! June 25 - Some Like it Hot July 2 - Yankee Doodle Dandy July 9 - Born Yesterday July 16 - The Thin Man July 23 - My Favorite Wife July 30 - The Lady Eve August ...

Ready for the Farm Auction

So far as we know, the Millers, in the 137 years that our family has occupied this 132-acre farm in Gas Valley, have never held a farm auction. I believe that’s because there was nothing they really wanted to part with. When a tool, implement, piece of furniture, or appliance was broken, or ...

A Cat Named Barney

Among the things that didn’t sell at our barn sale was a realistic looking orange tabby toy cat. Instead of leaving it with boxes of stuff to be donated, I positioned it so its head is peeking out from a gap in the barn boards. Some people driving by will think it’s a real barn cat, looking ...

Yard of the Month

Kelly and Brian Raneri’s home on West Chestnut was unanimously chosen by the Lisbon Chamber of Commerce as Yard of the Month for June. They have that beautiful sign in their yard for the month of June and also received a $25 gift card from Borza’s. (Submitted photo)

Plummer graduates from NEOMED

CHESTER, W.Va. — Anna Plummer of Chester graduated from Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) with a Doctorate in Medicine and a Master’s degree in Medical Ethics and Humanities in a virtual commencement ceremony on May 2. She is the daughter of Ron and Jeannie Plummer of Chester ...

Lepper Library presents ‘Imagine Your Story’

LISBON — Readers of all ages are invited to imagine their own stories this summer as Lepper Library presents “Imagine Your Story” during the summer library program. The 2020 Summer Reading Program has a little something for everyone. Offered will be free online programming that ...

MUSIC DONATION

Team Mojo Foundation recently donated several guitars, cases and an amplifier to Extreme Vocal Experience in Wellsville, one of their Mark Miller Music Project partners. Team Mojo, EVE and DC Music Store work together to provide music lessons for underprivileged children at a reduced cost. This ...

Too Many Trophies

Four large boxes of youth sports trophies were among the family flotsam and jetsam in our garage apartment that Honey and I hauled out last weekend to our barn sale. “Nobody’s going to buy these,” I told my wife. “I know, but I don’t know what else to do with them,” she said. ...