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Lisbon sets rules for splash pad, plans pool repairs

LISBON — With no pool open at the Lisbon Park due to leaks, village council learned Tuesday about the efforts to fix the pool and post rules for the splash pad, which is open this summer. Because there are no lifeguards for just the splashpad, council approved a sign that includes a list of ...

Jury hears final arguments in $2M wrongful death lawsuit

LISBON — A Common Pleas Court jury heard final arguments Thursday following nearly two weeks of testimony in a case involving the death of a 6-year-old boy in 2017. While the kindergartener suffered from flu symptoms, his mother had taken him first to his regular pediatrician and then with ...

Regulatory filings show pay of top Lordstown Motors executives

LORDSTOWN — Electric truck startup Lordstown Motors Corp., which gave its founder and former CEO a $750,000 severance when he resigned last week, has agreed to pay his temporary replacement $500,000 over the next five months. The amount due to interim CEO Angela Strand is contained in a ...

Hancock County ham radio operators on the air for nationwide event June 26-27

NEWELL—Ham radio operators from the Hancock AuxComm Team in Newell will be participating in a national amateur radio exercise from 2 p.m. Saturday-through-2 p.m. Sunday. The event is ARRL Field Day (www.arrl.org/FieldDay), an annual amateur radio activity organized since 1933 by ARRL, the ...

AREA BRIEFING

ODOT road projects The following ODOT construction projects are anticipated to affect highways in Columbiana County in the coming weeks. All outlined work is weather permitting. Beginning the week of July 5, the following ramps will close for 45 days at the U.S. 30/state Route 7 ...

Coroner pleads no contest to assault on girlfriend

LISBON — Dr. George Scott Wilson, county coroner, pleaded no contest to assault in county Municipal Court Wednesday morning for an incident that left his girlfriend with a black eye in December. He was fined $1,000 but will do no further jail time provided he is not charged in any similar ...