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CIC grants loan to new downtown market

Local News

EAST LIVERPOOL — A local couple will be able to open a new business in the former Crawford’s Market, 628 Dresden Ave., after being granted an $80,000 loan by the city’s Community Improvement Corporation (CIC). The CIC met this week to consider a request by Ronald and Nicole Wolfe, who ...

School Briefing

School News

Jackie Chen EAST LIVERPOOL — Jackie Chen was chosen as August Leo of the Month at Beaver Local High School. He is the son of Biao and Shouyrin Chen of Calcutta. As a Junior, he has maintained a GPA of 4.0 in Advanced Placement courses. He is a member of the Red Pride Band and played the ...

SPEECH CONTEST

Community News

The Voice of Democracy Speech Contest is an annual nationwide contest put on every year by the VFW. For the contest high school students from around the nation write and record speeches on a specific topic and compete for various scholarships and prize money. The speeches must be 3-5 minutes ...

Additional grant money sought for road repairs

Local News

WELLSVILLE — With over half a million dollars available for truck route repairs to work with, the village will be looking for additional grant money to help with the project. During last weeks Village Council meeting, Mayor Nancy Murray announced the village currently has around ...

Hightower trial postponed, new defense attorney granted

Local News

LISBON — The jury trial was postponed in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court this week for Jessica Hightower, the East Liverpool woman accused of convincing her boyfriend to shoot her sister. Hightower, 37, West Seventh Street, East Liverpool, is charged with complicity to attempted ...

Mayor: Grant for walking trail receives preliminary approval

Local News

SALINEVILLE — Salineville’s application for a grant for a walking trail through Kiwanis Park received preliminary approval from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Mayor Linda Adams said they were notified they are in line for $15,300 in the 25th round of NatureWorks funding, ...

Supreme Court Justice Loughry resigns

Local News

CHARLESTON – Days before lawmakers were scheduled to hold another special session to draw up a new article of impeachment, Justice Allen Loughry saved them the trouble and has resigned. Gov. Jim Justice announced Loughry’s resignation Saturday evening, a day after he called a special ...

W. Va. Senate files petition for rehearing on Workman case

Local News

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Senate is calling on the state Supreme Court of Appeals to fix a decision that has caused a constitutional crisis between the legislative and judicial branches. Attorneys for the Senate filed a petition for rehearing Nov. 5 after an all-appointed circuit judge ...

Milliken, United officials at odds over tax valuation

Local News

LISBON —Columbiana County Auditor Nancy Milliken is taking issue with United Local school officials and their portrayal of how the district’s tax dispute with her office was resolved. She said a recent news story about the dispute and statement issued several weeks later by United Local ...

Finance chairman vetoed first reading of ordinance

Local News

EAST LIVERPOOL — City council’s finance chairman Fred Rayl voted during this week’s meeting against first reading of an ordinance replacing legislation establishing the wages and benefits of non-union workers after raising questions about a 45-cent discrepancy in salary rates. The ...