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Hancock Commission hears from museum, honors cops

Local News

NEW CUMBERLAND — The Hancock County Commission heard a request for support, Thursday, from the Hancock County Museum and also expressed appreciation for the county’s law enforcement officers. Museum President Vivian Weigel and Vice President Janet Keller approached commissioners, ...

Lisbon schools plan end of year activities

Local News

LISBON — As the school year winds down, the Lisbon Exempted Village School District is looking to make the last moments before summer break fun and memorable for its students after over a year of canceled events and ruined plans. The district has been hard at work this month planning ...

SOUTHERN LOCAL HEROES HONORED

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Southern Local Elementary School recognized some real heroes—students who raised more than $4,800 during the 2021 American Heart Association fundraiser. Children collected funds and took part in Move-A-Thon activities in March to promote heart health. In the end, they were treated to a picnic ...

AREA BRIEFING

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Lincoln Day Dinner set May 26 The Columbiana County Republican Party annual Lincoln Day Dinner will feature the chairman of the nation’s largest grassroots conservative organization. Matt Schlapp, chairman of the American Conservative Union (ACU), will serve as keynote speaker at the ...

Grand jury issues 44 indictments

Police & Courts

LISBON — The Columbiana County Common Pleas Court Grand Jury issued 44 indictments this week including one superseding indictment and 18 open indictments listed here. The remaining 25 secret indictments will be released as they are served to the defendants. Christopher A. Shiflett, 32, ...

POLICE LOG:

Police & Courts

Wellsville — A hit-skip was reported at 8:39 p.m. May 3 in the 500 block of Broadway Street, where an orange car with a loud muffler struck a parked car. — Malik Pullie was arrested at 10:41 p.m. April 29 in the area of Pep’s Mini-Mart on a charge of driving under suspension, after a ...

In the courts:

Police & Courts

COLUMBIANA COUNTY COMMON PLEAS New Cases County Treasurer vs. Ponnie Sue and Joseph Kemp, et al., foreclosure sought for alleged delinquent taxes for property on Orange Street, Beloit. County Treasurer vs. George A. Rowley, et al., foreclosure sought for alleged delinquent taxes for ...

EP man in county municipal court on felony drug charge

Police & Courts

LISBON — An East Palestine man, whose house was declared a nuisance and boarded up by East Palestine police this week, also made an appearance on a felony drug charge in County Municipal Court on Thursday. A May 20 preliminary hearing was set there for Paul Jeffrey Kern, 41, Wood Street, ...

ODOT projects set

Police & Courts

Ohio Department of Transportation construction projects include the following: State Route 7 resurfacing project: Project includes the resurfacing of SR 7 from Stratton to Wellsville. During this work, one lane of traffic will be maintained in each direction with a 15-foot width restriction. ...

Middlefield man nabbed for soliciting prostitution

Police & Courts

By DEANNE JOHNSON Staff Writer LISBON — For the second time in a week, a man from outside the area is facing felony charges for attempting to solicit prostitution in the East Palestine area. David M. Lechene, 60, Middlefield, is charged with compelling prostitution, a third-degree ...