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Community News

CUB SCOUTS PACK 43

Cub Scouts Pack 43 had two visitors, the Honorable Megan L. Bickerton and Mayor Greg Bricker. Scouts learned about the backgrounds of each of these community leaders and the importance of youth citizenship within our community. The Scouts asked many insightful questions including learning about ...

Students In The News

Abigail Myers NEW CUMBERLAND — Abigail Katherine Myers, daughter of Aaron and Jami Myers, and Jessica and Larry Deese, of New Cumberland, has been selected as the Oak Glen High School Lions Club Scholar of the Month for March 2020. Her activities include a 4 year letterman of the Oak ...

C.L.A.S.P. AWARDS

The Calcutta Lions Club’s C.L.A.S.P. chairman Lion Stephanie Bereschik honored seven Beaver Local Elementary students in grades Pre-K through 4th with gift cards and a certificate for the third nine-week grading period. C.L.A.S.P. stands for Calcutta Lions Award for Student Proficiency. We ...

Friends & Family

McLain Circle EAST LIVERPOOL — The McLain Circle of the Grace Presbyterian Church met at Bob Evans for dinner, then went to Leah Bosco’s home for their meeting. The Bible study was from Romans 1 in the Max Lucado study book. Jane Rose had the mission study. She told of a youth group ...

KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION

Salineville SALINEVILLE — Southern Local School District will hold kindergarten registration and screening for the 2020/2021 school year from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., April 2 and 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 3 at the elementary school. Parents/guardians are to call the school at 330-679-2301, ...

TEACHER OF THE MONTH

Hammondsville Stanton Elementary School Kindergarten teacher Michelle O’Karma was named State Farm Insurance Teacher of the Month for February, earning a gift card and other prizes in recognition of her good work in the classroom. O’Karma is pictured with students, (front from left), Max ...

BLOOD DRIVE

Southern Local High School students, teachers, parents and community members turned out recently to give the gift of life during the second American Red Cross blood drive of the year., with 25 units donated. Pictured are Southern Local High School junior Arianna Goley donating blood and Red ...

Area Briefing

Geranium sale fundraiser EAST LIVERPOOL — The Salvation Army, 413 East 4th St., is holding a geranium sale fundraiser until April 29. Cost is $1. Color options are red, white, pink or salmon. Flowers will be ready for pick-up May 7. Orders must be paid in full before order is placed. You ...

Columbiana County celebrates Ohio 4-H Week

Since 1902, youth in Ohio 4-H clubs have followed the motto to “make the best better” and Ohio Governor Mike DeWine recognized the impact of 4-H by proclaiming March 8-14, Ohio 4-H Week. In Columbiana County, more than 1,000 youth participate in 4-H. “Most of our members are in ...

Barn Dirt is Dirty Dirt

“Daddy, how did Grandpa Fred die?” asks a distraught grandson at my funeral. “Barn dirt, we’re pretty sure. Barn dirt was all through him,” Honey answers. I can see it all now. They’ll have to power-wash my corpse to make me presentable for the viewing. I’ve been exposed to so ...