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Ballot dilemma remains fit to be tied

LISBON — The county election board will hold a hearing on Aug. 21 to determine whether the replacement Democratic nominee for county prosecutor can appear on the Nov. 3 ballot. The board met Friday and after two tie votes and some testy moments they agreed to hold the hearing on a challenge ...

Gamble pleads innocent to violating election law

LISBON — County prosecutor candidate John Gamble pleaded innocent Friday in county Municipal Court to violating state election law for posting a photograph on his campaign Facebook page of himself and police officers supporting him. Gamble, who is chief assistant county prosecutor, was ...

Shoppers’ paradise

CALCUTTA- Even though one local church’s spring fundraiser was interrupted by the coronavirus pandemic, business has been swift for the current effort in August. The House of Prayer wraps up its second annual yard sale at a South Hollywood Drive home to benefit its church program today. ...

Alchemy Acres board gets probation

LISBON – The four members of the Sacco family who serve on Alchemy Acres Animal Sanctuary board have pleaded no contest to neglect charges after 197 animals in bad shape were seized from an animal shelter they operated in Perry Township. After entering no contest pleas to a single count of ...

Wellsville Area Chamber of Commerce Business of the Month

The Stevenson MFG. Company is the May Business of the Month From left to right: Chamber board members, Roxanne Hall, Janet Birch and from Stevenson’s- Bob Jones, Todd Lynch, Denny Wright Jr. Chamber President Sheryl Gibson and Chamber Board member La Dawn Whitman (Submitted photo)

Calendar

AUGUST 15 Calcutta Beaver Creek Wildlife Education Center open 1-5 p.m.; kids activity under the pavilion, owls, from 1:30-4:30 p.m.Center East Liverpool Food pantry, Emmanuel Presbyterian, Park Blvd., opens 8 a.m., photo ID Yard, sale, 49621 S. Hollywood Drive, benefits House of ...

Women for Trump stop in Lisbon

LISBON - The 2020 presidential campaign came to town Thursday with the arrival of Ohio Women for Trump. Led by Ohio Republican Party Chairwoman Jane Timken, a pink bus pulled in front of the county GOP headquarters about 9:30 a.m. for a brief rally before moving onto the next campaign ...

Felony for run-in with St. Clair Twp. police

EAST LIVERPOOL - A Pennsylvania man, who was involved in a police pursuit Wednesday afternoon, will find himself back in the area next Thursday morning for his preliminary hearing. Luke D. Hertweck, 34, of Pittsburgh is charged with multiple charges, including a felony, after police finally ...

CAA DONATION

Employees with CAA's Health, Behavioral Health and Dental Centers recently donated personal hygiene products for the Healthcare for the Homeless drive to benefit CAA of Columbiana County's Community Services pantry and its homeless shelter. Approximately 300 personal hygiene products were ...

ST. CLAIR PURSUIT

A St. Clair Township police cruiser was damaged Wednesday afternoon when it had to ram a vehicle near the intersection of state Route 170 and Calcutta Smiths Ferry Road. Sgt. George Davis (pictured, searching the suspect’s car prior to towing) responded around 4:30 p.m. to assist a patrolman ...