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Smile and tears

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Many emotions ran through East Palestine’s Class of 2017 as they went through commencement. Leigha Freeze wipes away a tear and Kendra Hoover smiles at the future.

New committee will aid Lisbon’s downtown revitalization

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LISBON — The pieces are starting to fall into place for Mayor Joe Morenz’s downtown revitalization plan. The five people Morenz recommended for appointment to the new architectural and historic review board (AHRB) were approved by Village Council at this week’s meeting. Chosen were ...

Morning Journal/Patti Schaeffer
Mary Byler, owner of Mary’s Homemade Donuts and Coffee at the Rogers Community Auction and Open Air Market shares a light moment early on a Friday morning with D.R. “Doc” Roberts of Lisbon. Mary and her workers began making the large pastry treats at 5 a.m. and went strong until 7 p.m. that evening.

Mary’s Donuts

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More than 15 years ago, Mary Byler was facing a mountain of debt from a hospital stay. Now, she faces a mountain of flour every Friday, but she’s not complaining. Byler is the owner and founder of Mary’s Homemade Donuts & Coffee at the Rogers Community Auction and Open Air Market. ...

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South Range

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Twin brothers Daniel Ritter, left, and Anthony Ritter show their appreciation for their grandpa Jack Murphy during their graduation from South Range High School Saturday. They are the sons of Mike and Jennifer Ritter.

East Palestine chicken owners put on notice

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EAST PALESTINE — Anyone with chickens in parts of the village that are zoned residential will need to get rid of them in less than 30 days. On Monday, council passed legislation by a 5-1 vote to change the zoning code to add the definition of livestock — which also includes chickens. The ...

Overdose suspected in Salem

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SALEM —A suspected drug overdose has claimed another life in Salem, according to Salem police Detective Dave Talbert. The deceased was identified as Tyler Joy, 38, previously of East Liverpool, last known address Lisbon, who was found unresponsive in a home at 1851 Cleveland St., ...

Man charged after chase

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GOSHEN TOWNSHIP — An Austintown man has been charged with a felony after leading several police agencies on a chase from Goshen Township to his home on Turner Road early Friday morning. Michael R. Hood, 19, 660 N. Turner Road, Austintown, was charged with failure to comply, a third-degree ...

Deadline set for Wellsville’s plan

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WELLSVILLE — Village officials have until July 20 to approve and present a financial recovery plan to the village’s Financial Planning and Supervision Commission. The plan then will be reviewed by the commission to see if it will bring the village out of fiscal emergency. The plan must ...


Police News

County Sheriff — A deputy was called to Winona Frozen Foods on Whinnery Road in Winona at 6:36 p.m. Thursday for a report of suspicious activity. The deputy found a group of young adults sitting in a vehicle listening to music. They told the deputy they were on the clean up crew and were on ...