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Heave-ho

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Members of the Minerva High School football team, including Jason Williams (33), J.J. Johns (22), Ethan Fogel (7) and Ryan Johnson (30), team up to move the bleachers into position for the team photo day at Hines Stadium.

Chamber counting on continued efforts for Lisbon’s revitalization

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LISBON —The Chamber of Commerce is hoping the village will continue with the downtown revitalization plan following the resignation of Mayor Joseph Morenz, who stepped down at the end of July with 17 months left in his first term. Morenz’s major policy initiative — revitalization of ...

Wayward pot grower will serve prison time

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LISBON — A Michigan man whose defense attorney claims he is a licensed marijuana grower in Detroit was sentenced to nine months in prison for bringing packaged marijuana into Columbiana County. Hamin Waters appeared in county Common Pleas Court this week before Judge C. Ashley Pike. The ...

Winona scrapping water co-op, going back to wells

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LISBON — Some residents in the Winona area will be able to get some help drilling new wells now that the Winona water supply will not be operating much longer. During Wednesday’s meeting of the Columbiana County General Health District, the board of health voted to approve an Ohio EPA ...

Northside news sends area reeling

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YOUNGSTOWN — Northside Regional Medical Center has announced that it will shut its doors on Sept. 20. Besides loss of jobs and medical care options for the area, the closing will cause significant financial pain to both Liberty Township and the City of Youngstown, officials said. The ...

East Palestine investigating another possible arson

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EAST PALESTINE — A second possible arson fire is being investigated near the village. Fire Chief Josh Brown said the department was notified around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday that somebody set a shed on fire at the Unity Township baseball fields at Elwonger Road and Brookdale Avenue. He said the ...

Got Talent is this weekend

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EAST LIVERPOOL — The fifth annual East Liverpool’s Got Talent Music and Arts Appreciation Festival will be held from 11a.m. until 11 p.m. Saturday at Thompson Park, featuring a host of musical talent. The one-day festival will showcase many local musicians, including Kent Cox, Dave and ...

County Briefing

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Before the Warriors go back A Back to School Bash for West Branch students and families will be held before the first home football game against Crestview from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Aug. 24. Students can play games, including tug of war, dunk tank, cornhole, pedal tractor pulls and more. There ...

Missing Ohio hiker found alive on flank of St. Helens

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COUGAR, Wash. — An Ohio man has been found alive and in good condition on a flank of Mount St. Helens, nearly one week after he set out on a day hike and failed to return. Rescuers found Matthew B. Matheny, 40, of Warren, Ohio, on a flank of the volcano in the Cascade Mountains of ...

Two men held on weapons charges after Route 11 stop

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LISBON — Two Cleveland men, one with a lengthy criminal history related to drug trafficking, were arrested by the highway patrol on Tuesday for felony offenses including having a loaded firearm inside the vehicle. Trooper Steven Tucci said the vehicle was originally stopped at 2:27 p.m. on ...