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Negotiations ceased

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NEW CUMBERLAND — The Hancock County Board of Education decided Monday to halt further negotiations on the contract of the county’s superintendent of schools. By a decision of 0-4, the board voted down a motion to continue negotiations. Board member Caroll Rosenlieb abstained from ...

Columbiana County Common Pleas

Police & Courts

Cristal Adams, 44, Lincoln Street, East Liverpool, pleaded guilty in Common Pleas Court to trafficking in heroin and aggravated trafficking in drugs. Adams’ charges were a part of the Operation Big Oak indictment, which charged about 100 defendants in connection to a drug trafficking ring in ...

Lisbon fire calls

Police & Courts

Firefighters responded to a report of smoke in the house of Bill Bryan, U.S. Route 30, at 7:25 a.m. Tuesday. The furnace flue was found to be stuck in the open position, allowing smoke to enter the home. Firefighters responded a report of a structure fire at 421 E. Washington St. at 5:39 p.m. ...

Columbiana County Sheriff

Police & Courts

Deputies checked a Meadow Wood Drive apartment in Butler Township at the request of Sebring police at 1:27 a.m. Sunday, looking for someone for whom they have charges. The person does not live there, according to people at the home. Stacey L. Dawson, Y and O Road, Madison Township, reported ...

Lisbon Police Reports

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Robert K. Jennings, 58, North Market Street, was charged with domestic violence for allegedly kicking his wife, Sherry, in the head outside Shenanigan’s Pub about 1:15 a.m. Sunday. Witnesses reported Mr. Jennings had showed up at the bar to pick up his wife, who was drunk, but she refused to ...

East Liverpool Police Reports

Police & Courts

A family from Woodland Hills apartment complex on Wilbert Avenue came to the police station on Sunday to report noticing coat hanger marks on the buttocks of their granddaughter. Richard J. Fry, 45, was charged with disorderly conduct after police were called to the East Liverpool City ...

Columbiana County Municipal Court

Police & Courts

A March 18 preliminary hearing and pretrial was set in county Municipal Court for Ronald Allen Mayhew, 33, New Cumberland, W. Va., charged with a felony tampering with evidence and misdemeanor charges of OVI first offense, driving under FRA suspension, marked lanes and a seat belt violation. ...

Council voted to partially close two roads

Local News

SALINEVILLE — Two roadways in poor condition will be partially closed for now following a decision by the Salineville council. Council voted to temporarily close an unnamed alley near Councilwoman’s Sally Keating’s home and Summit Drive, where it exits onto state Route 664. Summit ...

Ginter votes in favor of gas bill

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LISBON — State Rep. Tim Ginter, R-Salem, voted in favor of the gas tax bill passed last week by the Ohio House, saying the extra funding is needed to address Ohio’s infrastructure needs. “We have neglected our roads for too long, and we’re in a crisis situation that needs ...

Gas Tax: County Engineer appreciates any help given

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LISBON — While the state legislature and Gov. Mike DeWine debate how much to raise the state gasoline tax, county Engineer Bert Dawson appreciates any help he can get. “It’s obvious to me more money is needed,” he said. DeWine wants to raise the state gas tax from the current 28 ...