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Village told reservoir needs lowered

Local News

WELLSVILLE — The village has been ordered to drop the water level of the reservoir by 15 feet. The instruction came from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ Division of Water Resources, in a letter dated Dec. 12. Mayor Nancy Murray said, “Whatever the issues are, they will be ...

Columbiana County Common Pleas

Police & Courts

LISBON — In Common Pleas Court, Ryan A. McCauley, 39, Lincoln Avenue, Wellsville, was found eligible for intervention in lieu of conviction. McCauley was placed on a three-year intervention program after pleading guilty to possession of cocaine and possession of drugs. McCauley had both ...

W.Va. governor announces coal-to-carbon research center

Local News

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia’s governor says a technology company has agreed to open a research facility in the state to look into using coal to make carbon-based products. Gov. Jim Justice gave additional details about the agreement with Ramaco Carbon on Thursday after ...

Police Log

Police & Courts

St. Clair Township — Korinna Moore was for failure to yield Friday afternoon after turning left from the post office onto state Route 170 and colliding with a vehicle driven by Tahira Saeed. Detective Sergeant Mick said the incident happened in a frequent accident spot. No injuries were ...

Elkrun Twp. home destroyed by fire

Local News

ELKRUN TOWNSHIP — A manufactured home and attached garage on Dutchtown School Road was destroyed by fire late Thursday morning. The fire at 9401 Dutchtown School Road was called in at 11:36 a.m., and the home was fully engulfed in flames by the time the first firefighters arrived, according ...

Students’ lunch debt wiped out by couple

Local News

LISBON —McKinley Elementary School students whose families were unable to pay for their school lunches no longer have to worry about that, thanks to the generosity of a village couple. Superintendent Joseph Siefke reported at this week’s school board meeting Donna and Gary Ward donated ...

WATCH AND LEARN

Local News

The second of three VEX Robotics qualifiers was held Tuesday night at the Columbiana County Career and Technical Center. The top 10 teams from Tuesday’s competition were: 1, Leetonia Bears Team A; 2, Leetonia Bears Team D; 3, Wellsville Robotics B; 4, Wellsville Robotics A; 5, Logan and the ...

Teen pleads guilty in ‘swatting’ case

Police & Courts

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A 17-year-old boy who admitted in court to making hoax phone calls to authorities in a half-dozen states should receive a one-year sentence with credit for time served, an Ohio prosecutor said. David Dorbish Jr. pleaded guilty Wednesday in a court in Youngstown to ...

Committee postpones purchase of new fire truck

Local News

WELLSVILLE — The village finance committee decided to postpone the purchase of a new fire truck at Thursday’s meeting. The committee met to discuss purchasing a new fire truck and insurance for village employees. The 2020 Wellsville Village Fiscal Committee is made up of Committee ...

East Liverpool Municipal

Police & Courts

EAST LIVERPOOL — In East Liverpool Municipal Court, Sara L. Dearth, North Shadylane, was fined $250 and sentenced to 30 days in jail (one imposed) on a theft charge. She also is banned from all county Walmarts. Lori L. Echols, North Shadylane, was fined $250 and given 30 days in jail (one ...