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A crash at the intersection of state Route 46 and Adams and Neeld Roads sent two men to the hospital on Monday afternoon. According to the state highway patrol, Harry Herbert, 83, East Palestine, was driving a Dodge pickup on Adams Road and entered the intersection striking a Lincoln driven by ...

Salineville Memorial Day

Sergeant Major (ret.) Thomas E. McMillan Jr. leading the John Adams Post 442 color guard into St. Patricks Cemetery for Monday’s Memorial Day services. (Photo courtesy of JT Higgins)

Lisbon Memorial Day

Kyle Faudree, 1, of Leetonia holds his flag during Lisbon’s Memorial Day parade. (Photo courtesy of Patti Schaeffer)

Diocese adds more names to the list

WHEELING — The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston has added nine additional names to the list of priests associated with the diocese accused in sexual abuse incidents since the 1950s, bringing the total number to 40. The diocese released its original list in November, and updated it last week ...

East Liverpool Class of 2019

East Liverpool High School’s Class of 2019 does the customary hat toss following commencement ceremonies held Sunday afternoon in the fieldhouse. (Photo by Stephanie Ujhelyi)

Northside Church celebrates Memorial Day

EAST LIVERPOOL — Remembering those who have served and sacrificed was the tone of The Northside Church morning service. In honor of Memorial Day, Pastor Larry Rose tailored his sermon to remind attendants of the holiday’s meaning. “For Memorial Day we’re remembering those who’ve ...


The Tri-State Burial Group performed Taps and honor guard duties during St. Clair Township’s opening ceremonies. (Photo by Stephanie Ujhelyi)

Wellsville Class of 2019

Students at Wellsville 144th graduation ceremony. There are 52 students in the 2019 class with 40 percent of students taking college in high school courses, 15 percent graduating from the career school with a trade, 10 percent participating in sports in college and 5 percent joining the armed ...

County spelling champ heading to nationals

SALEM — Eighth grader Maria Sargent loves to read — a lot. That love and the vocabulary that goes with it will come in handy this week as she competes in the Scripps National Spelling Bee, starting with the preliminary test today. “It’s cool, I guess,” the 14-year-old said about ...

Trucker files suit, lost leg to frostbite

LISBON — A Martinsburg, W.Va., couple are suing the trucking company he drove for after he suffered frostbite sleeping in the cab of the semi truck a year ago. In a case filed last week in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court, David and Belinda Lawton, Martinsburg, W.Va., are seeking ...