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Two deputies receive honors

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LISBON — Two more Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office deputies were honored Friday for their heroic actions. Deputy Luke Skidmore received the Life Saving Award while Deputy Brian Deack was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal. Both awards were given by Sheriff Brian McLaughlin through ...

Target: fentanyl

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EAST LIVERPOOL — Two overdose deaths last weekend rocked the city’s core. A city effort believes that a little education could have save those lives. City police responded at 8:11 p.m. Feb. 20 to the 600 block of Oak Street to a report of two deceased people. Both were overdose victims, ...

TICE 65TH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 ...

In the courts:

Police & Courts

COLUMBIANA COUNTY COMMON PLEAS New Cases Kati Louise Smith, Salem, vs. Gregory Charles Smith, Lisbon, divorce sought. Village of Salineville RITA vs. Christopher R. Tennant, Salineville, $4,433 plus interest sought for alleged delinquent income taxes from 2014 through 2019. Jeremy M. Hayes, ...

POLICE LOG:

Police & Courts

Lisbon — A woman called to advise officers that she had KLG Ambulance en route to her residence on North Market Street for her husband at 2:37 p.m. Thursday. She advised that he wasn’t feeling well after having surgery a week prior and she wanted an officer there because he fell and ...