Colloquium donates to FISH

Community News

The Colloquium Club donated a truck bed of liquid laundry detergent and dish soap to the FISH Organization of East Liverpool. A club donation is made a couple times a year for people in need. Pictured (from left) are president Vicky Reed and assistant secretary/treasurer Judy Maola. (Submitted photo)

Medic reportedly takes money clip while on scene of fatal

Local News

LISBON — The death of Melvin Bricker on Monday evening also included deputies reportedly finding a money clip belonging to Bricker in the pocket of an EMT paramedic. Bricker, 72, Saltwell Road, Lisbon, died in a private property accident on his own property when he wrecked in his truck, ...

Columbiana County Municipal Court reports

Police & Courts

A July 31 pretrial was set in Columbiana County Municipal Court for Paul J. Kern, 38, McClure Avenue, East Palestine, charged with possession of a drug abuse instrument and illegal use or possession of drug paraphernalia. Kern allegedly had several smoking devices, scales with residue, ...

New contract awarded RBEA

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LISBON — Raises for the next three years were awarded to the Robert Bycroft Education Association (RBEA) on Wednesday. The Columbiana County Board of Developmental Disabilities (BDD) approved a new three-year contract for the union during the meeting. Superintendent Bill Devon said the ...

BWD reports monthly gain

Local News

WELLSVILLE — Although operating finances were at a loss, the Buckeye Water District’s main funds reported an overall gain in May as the district’s Finance Committee reviewed the latest monthly treasurer’s report on Wednesday. According to the report, the district’s general operating ...

Multiple weapons discovered at location of suspected suicide

Local News

LISBON — Deputies attempting to serve a protection order at the KOA Campground on Winona Road on Tuesday evening found the man dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. Dennis R. Roberts, 37, Black Road, Lisbon, was found in the bedroom and paramedics confirmed he was ...

Bridge repair project to close Annesley Road

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CALCUTTA — Work is set to begin next week on the Annesley Road bridge repair project, located about one mile north of state Route 170 over U.S. 30 in Columbiana County. According to information was the Ohio Department of Transportation, U.S. 30 will be reduced to one, 12-foot lane in each ...

Blue Line cancels deal with Wellsville

Local News

WELLSVILLE - Village officials will need to look for a new traffic camera provider - and a different source of regular income - as its current camera provider will part ways with the village next month. Blue Line Solutions LLC is terminating its agreement with the village of Wellsville ...

Unemployment rate reaches new low point

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LISBON — Columbiana County’s unemployment rate dropped in May to its lowest point since the end of the Clinton presidency. The county’s jobless rate was 4.5 percent last month, compared to 4.8 percent in April, according to figures released Tuesday by the Ohio Department of Job and ...

Renovations underway at Edison High

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RICHMOND — When students return in August, they will see some major changes as renovations are underway at Edison High School. Work began earlier this month on the estimated $1.7 million project as crews demolished walls and cleared out several other sites to make way for more room and some ...