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US holiday fuels worries about skyrocketing virus cases

ST. PETE BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The United States has dipped under 50,000 new daily infections for the first time in four days, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University, but experts fear celebrations for the July 4th weekend will act like rocket fuel for the nation’s surging coronavirus ...

Reopening includes churches in tri-state area

The inability to attend church each week has been one of the most affecting consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. Due to social distancing guidelines, it’s been nearly impossible for congregations around the country to gather in ways they were accustomed to prior to the COVID-19 ...

Hometown hoops

EAST LIVERPOOL — Two men from the old neighborhood saw the summer months as the perfect time to tackle a long envisioned community project. Kade Reynolds and Joey Bickerton are most of the way to a fundraising goal to redo basketball courts in Reynolds’ old Klondyke neighborhood and ...

275 tested for COVID-19

LISBON — When the Ohio National Guard conducted pop-up COVID-19 testing on Monday at the Community Action Agency, there were 275 people tested before tests ran out at around 4 p.m., according to Jody Wisbith, marketing specialist at the CAA. Some people reported waiting in line in their car ...

East Liverpool boys soccer

Members of the East Liverpool Boys Soccer Team provided lunch to the East Liverpool Fire Department Tuesday. The team showed its appreciation for the department’s support of the team during send-offs and celebrations as well as being there for the community. Team members pictured with the ...

FIVE GENERATIONS

The youngest member of the family met the oldest member — bringing together five generations. Seated is Dixie Morris of Calcutta holding her great-great-grandson, Chad Plumley III. His mom is standing on the left, Danyon Gallagher of East Liverpool, her mom in the center, Janele Spann of ...

Calendar

Yellow Creek church cooking steak The Yellow Creek Presbyterian Church will be hosting a steak dinner with trimmings including a drink from 4-6:30 pm. Wednesday. Cost is $9. For information call 330-532-2000. July 5 Negley - Breakfast at fire hall 8-11:30 a.m., limited seating, also ...

Woman shows her love for Lisbon

LISBON — Lisbon is home to some of the state’s earliest brick buildings. As one of the oldest towns in Ohio, it has plenty to offer for those interested in preservation. One of Lisbon’s most passionate preservationists, Stevie Halverstadt, has been working hard to show the beauty and ...

How great is your name?

James wrote to his fellow Christians of wealthy sinner of the world who “blaspheme(d) the honorable name by which (they are) called” (James 2:7). What was the holy name to which James referred? Today’s world is teeming with hundreds of sects and cults, all claiming to represent Christ. ...

A DAY AT THE LAKE

One-year-old Rebel Springer ventures into Guilford Lake Wednesday afternoon with the help of Serena Miller of East Liverpool. Guilford Lake will be a popular destination this weekend especially with the holiday and nice weather. The annual boat parade will be held at 2 p.m. July 4. (Photo by JD ...