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Third guilty plea filed in burglary case

Local News

LISBON — A Salem man accused of helping two others to burglarize a home on July 26, 2016, pleaded to the third-degree felony charge he was facing in Common Pleas Court Friday. Austin Young, 24, Vine Street, Salem, pleaded guilty to complicity to burglary in a hearing before Judge Megan ...

Kids can get an early start at Head Start

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LISBON — It’s good news all around for the Head Start program operated under the Community Action Agency of Columbiana County. Recently the agency learned it received a $5.9 million grant to aid in offering continuing Head Start services to children in Columbiana and Jefferson counties. ...

State Highway Patrol

Police & Courts

Stacey M. Jenkins, 41, Kensington, was south on state Route 9 in Hanover Township at 10 p.m. Saturday and hit a deer. Kimberly M. Fox, 39, Leetonia, was westbound on state Route 558 in Salem Township at 9:40 p.m. Thursday and struck a downed tree and a disabled vehicle driven by James E. ...

Columbiana County Sheriff

Police & Courts

A state Route 154, Middleton Township woman reported at 3:55 a.m. Sunday her brother was out of control on drugs. The man was gone by the time a deputy arrived. A Depot Road, Center Township woman reported at 12:14 a.m. Saturday a man and woman were sitting near the guard shack at the ...

McGeehan addresses area’s road conditions

Local News

WHEELING — Needed paving on state Route 2 in Hancock County will be starting soon, Gov. Jim Justice told Delegate Patrick McGeehan. McGeehan, R-Hancock, addressed the issue of road repairs in the Northern Panhandle during a phone call with Justice early Wednesday morning. McGeehan said ...

Competency exams approved by judge

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LISBON — The defense attorney for Todd A. Kirtley, the 31-year-old Lisbon man accused of several crimes including assaulting an East Palestine police officer in April, asked for a second mental evaluation for his client. Common Pleas Court Judge Megan Bickerton granted the request, although ...

Lisbon’s patience tested with income tax issue

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LISBON — What should have been a routine vote to proceed with placing a proposed increase in the village income tax on the November ballot sparked a somewhat testy exchange involving the police chief, a councilman and the mayor. Legislation asking voters to raise the village income tax ...

Beaver Local finances in more positive standing

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CALCUTTA — Beaver Local Treasurer Stacy Williams reported the school district will likely end the fiscal year with a $900,000 balance, about $100,000 more than anticipated and higher than the previous year. William, speaking at this week’s board meeting, said the exact figure will be ...