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TICE 65TH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY

High school sweethearts Jim and Dorothy Tice to celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary. Married at Grace U.P. Church in East Liverpool in 1956, the former Dorothy Mae Stoakes, daughter of the late Ruth and John Stoakes, became the bride of James R. Tice, the son of the late Bea and Bob Tice ...

WESTGATE MIDDLE SCHOOL SPELLING BEE WINNERS

The 2021 Westgate Middle School spelling bee champion is 5th grader Miss Hailey Board. Runner up is 6th grader Alex Hoyt and alternate is 6th grader Leah Sims. Special thanks to Ms. Zernich for her leadership in hosing this spelling bee in such a nontraditional school year. The Columbiana ...

15 year old died in crash

NEGLEY — The highway patrol is investigating a fatal one-vehicle rollover crash that occurred Thursday night on state Route 154 in Middleton Township. According to the patrol, Corey M.S. Scott, 18, of Negley, was driving on Route 154 west of Negley when his vehicle ran off of the right ...

Appeal helps woman cut prison time

LISBON — Tiona Jones, 38, the Warren woman who was the leader of a drug and crime ring doing business in the Salem area, pleaded guilty Friday to some of the charges she was facing and was immediately sentenced to six and a half years in prison. This was the second time Jones had pleaded ...

Number of COVID cases decrease as vaccine availability increases

LISBON — The Ohio Health Department has linked seven more county deaths from January to COVID-19. Case numbers continued to decrease this week and the number of local doses of coronavirus vaccines available is expected to increase in March. According to Laura Fauss, public information ...

Sons of Italy hosts weekly fish fry

WELLSVILLE — Normally the village’s Sons of Italy chapter is the place to be on the first Friday of every month, as they host their fish fry. However, due to the start of the Lent season leading up to Easter, diners even have more to celebrate as it becomes a weekly occasion. Friday ...

Girl killed in Route 154 crash

NEGLEY — A young passenger lost her life on state Route 154 Thursday evening after the driver apparently lost control of the vehicle. Going into a curve westbound out of Negley, the Chevrolet Cavalier reportedly struck a guardrail, rolled multiple times and went airborne shearing a ...

Hancock County continues vaccine efforts

NEW CUMBERLAND — The Hancock County Health Department, in cooperation with other local health agencies, continues its effort to provide the COVID-19 vaccines to county residents. Jackie Huff, administrator for the county health department, spoke to county commissioners Thursday, providing ...

Cold cases revisited

LISBON — There is a list of Columbiana County residents waiting to learn what happened to a loved one and who was responsible for their deaths. Both new county Prosecutor Vito Abruzzino and new Sheriff Brian McLaughlin have vowed to take a second look at those cold murder cases and ...