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Ohio prosecutor argues video release would endanger judges

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio county prosecutor said Thursday releasing security camera footage of a judge being shot and wounded would reveal a courthouse’s critical security infrastructure and law enforcement response protocols if provided to The Associated Press. Jefferson County ...

HOT WEATHER

The temperature sign at the Huntington National Bank branch in Lisbon recorded a high of 91 degrees at about 3:45 p.m. Thursday. This is the first of three days in which the temperature is expected to exceed 90 degrees. The temperature is expected to reach 94 today and 95 on Saturday. (Photo by ...

Lawsuit regarding Governor Jim Justice’s residency moves forward

CHARLESTON — A lawsuit brought by a member of the House of Delegates asking a judge to require Gov. Jim Justice reside in the state capital will continue on, according to an order released Wednesday. Kanawha County Circuit Judge Charles King rejected a motion Wednesday by attorneys for ...

New features coming to county fair

LISBON — As July comes to a close county residents can eagerly anticipate the annual Columbiana County Fair, and this year the fair will feature KOI Drag Racing and Grand Illusions by the Blooms. The fair is scheduled for July 29-Aug. 4. KOI Drag Racing allows for people to bring their ...

NCST, city’s new beginning focus of PBS documentary

EAST LIVERPOOL — A film crew from Western Reserve Public Media, WNEO/WEAOm a PBS affiliate, was in East Liverpool on Wednesday to gather footage of the New Castle School of Trades for an upcoming documentary on East Liverpool. The crew of Kelly Woodward and Jamie Jansen has been in East ...

FEMA assistance OK’d for county

COLUMBUS — Gov. Mike DeWine announced Wednesday that FEMA has opened its public assistance program to the state and four counties — including Columbiana County — affected by the severe storms the last week of May. “Responding to the Memorial Day storms cost local governments millions ...

Board not sweating delays in nursing wing expansion

LISBON — The rain early this summer has put a lot of things behind schedule and the nursing wing expansion building project at the Columbiana County Career and Technical Center has not been an exception. Superintendent Chuck Adkins reported to the board on Tuesday that there have been ...

Jefferson County school clinics on chopping block

STEUBENVILLE — The Jefferson County health department voted to eliminate clinics in three school districts because the department is spending $21,000 more than it is getting from the contracts. Nicole Balakos, health department commissioner, said there are contracts with Steubenville City, ...

Nuisance properties return to council

WELLSVILLE—During Tuesday’s meeting the council’s main focus was on managing nuisance properties. “There’s so many properties in town that really need attention,” Village Administration Jarrod Grimm said, “It’s a never ending process with letter after letter and knocking on ...

Bench trial postponed, set to resume in August

EAST LIVERPOOL—The planned bench trial for an East Liverpool woman arrested after interfering with animal welfare employees trying to remove seven dogs and 21 cats from her condemned Russet Lane home, didn’t go forward as planned Tuesday morning in East Liverpool Municipal Court. ...