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Highway Patrol — An unknown vehicle struck the side of Matthew M. Haught, 39, of West Virginia, on state Route 39 in Yellow Creek Township and fled the scene at 6:34 p.m. Sept. 4. Haught described the hit-skip vehicle as a white Jeep Cherokee. — Matthew S. Huff, 48, of Hanoverton, was ...

On the Calendar

Community News

SEPTEMBER 17 East Liverpool Community and Learning Center presents the movie Witness for the Prosecution, 6:30 p.m., free admission and popcorn New Garden Rummage sale, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Methodist Church, 7165 SR 9, $5 gets a large bag to fill, social distancing and masks, may be short wait ...

Area Briefs

Community News

BOSS meeting Buckeye On-Line School for Success, today, 11:30 a.m. via teleconference. Call 330-822-2054 for more information on how to attend. Cemetery notice In order to complete leaf collection and removal, the Lisbon Cemetery requires all potted flowers, bouquets, and all in/on-ground ...

8 new COVID deaths reported by care facility

Local News

LISBON — Eight deaths from the past three weeks of residents of a long-term care facility have been linked to the coronavirus. According to the county health department, the eight deaths were entered at the same time into the Ohio Disease Reporting System instead of as they occurred. The ...

Columbiana County Common Pleas

Police & Courts

LISBON — William D. Barrett Jr., 38, East Fifth Street, Salem, pleaded guilty to felony charges in two separate cases in Common Pleas Court. In one case he pleaded guilty to receiving stolen property, a fifth-degree felony, and complicity to burglary, a second-degree felony. He faces up to ...

EL man sentenced on drug-related charges

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LISBON — A 36-year-old East Liverpool man with a criminal history was sentenced to a year in prison for drug-related charges and having a handgun in his vehicle. Justin Ryan Barrett, Laura Avenue, East Liverpool, had pleaded guilty in June to improperly handling firearms in a motor vehicle, ...

Waterline project delay discussed

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WELLSVILLE — A St. Clair Township trustee offered his help speeding up efforts to finish the Old Fredericktown Road waterline project this year. Jim Sabatini attended Thursday’s Buckeye Water District board meeting to ask if he could help in getting funding for the project released. This ...

Pence touts accomplishments, hammers Biden in campaign stop

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ZANESVILLE — Vice President Mike Pence made a campaign stop in the area Wednesday evening, holding a “Workers for Trump” event at the Muskingum County Fairgrounds. Pence’s speech — in front of a large crowd that continued to fill the overflow area even after he started speaking — ...

Opioid bill signed into law

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COLUMBUS—State Rep. Tim Ginter (R-Salem) Wednesday announced House Bill 341combating the opioid crisis has been signed into law by Gov. Mike DeWine. Ginter, as the primary sponsor of the bill, has pushed for this legislation. The bill is a multifaceted and continued effort in combating the ...

New law bans officials from closing Ohio places of worship

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Houses of worship can’t be shut down by local or state officials, and elections can’t be moved from their prescribed dates, under a bill signed into law Wednesday by Gov. Mike DeWine and pushed by fellow Republican lawmakers angered over orders meant to slow the ...