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Morning Journal/Patti Schaeffer

Friendly faces

Even if your golf score isn't what you'd hoped or your swings and putts weren't on the money, Bunker and Divot still greet you with the same smiles and warm fuzzies that they would the course champion at Valley Golf Club in Columbiana. The two are shown above with 6-year-old Lily Jackson of ...

Morning Journal/Tom Giambroni
The former site of county Jobs and Family Services will not become a recycling site.

Lisbon mayor nixes downtown recycling site

LISBON —Columbiana County Commissioner Tim Weigle said he will work with Mayor Joseph Morenz after learning of his objections to plans to temporarily relocate recycling containers to downtown Lisbon. Morenz heard from someone that commissioners were moving the recycling drop-off site from ...

CTC club will help keep kids drug free

LISBON — High school students from the Columbiana County Career and Technical Center will soon be able to add drug free to their resumes when they look for a job by successfully joining and completing the program of the Drug Free Clubs of America — CCCTC Chapter. Director/Assistant ...

Oktoberfest returns to Liverpool park Saturday

EAST LIVERPOOL — For the seventh year, the East Liverpool and Calcutta Rotary clubs will sponsor the popular Oktoberfest from noon 8 p.m. Saturday at Thompson Park, featuring a full day of activities. Polka music will be performed by the Eric Noltkamper Band, and a variety of German foods ...

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Beaver Local homecoming

The Beaver Local fall homecoming queen will be crowned before the varsity football game against East Liverpool at 6:30 p.m. Friday. Homecoming court members are (from left) Dalaney Mick, freshman; Emily Howell, sophomore; Emily King, Kaylee Gump, Abby Monte, Carsyn Hoppel and Sydney Call, ...

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Edison court

Edison High School will name the 2017 homecoming queen during the Wildcats’ game against Union Local Friday night at Cartwright Memorial Stadium. Those vying for the crown are (front, from left) Allison Crawford and Kayla Marie Huff, (back) Alexa Rae Irvine, Frankie Marie Russell, Ekaterina ...

Southern addresses report card scores

SALINEVILLE — Southern Local’s state report card was not where school officials had hoped it would be, but Superintendent John Wilson said after Monday’s board meeting he does not see the district’s numbers as a true reflection of the hard work of the students, teachers and ...

Morning Journal/Mary Ann Greier

Salem homecoming

The Salem High School football homecoming queen will be announced during halftime of the game Friday against Canton South at Reilly Stadium. Senior queen candidates are, from left, Heaven Hart, daughter of Dawn and Drew Hart, escorted by Ryan Stewart, son of Debbie Higgins and Jim Stewart; Laci ...

St. Clair chief eyes second K-9 officer

CALCUTTA — St. Clair Township police are looking into the possibility of obtaining a second K-9 unit. Police Chief Brian McKenzie, who discussed the issue with trustees at their meeting Tuesday, said the dog would at first work in tandem with current officer Axel, but ultimately take over ...

Daniel Chick

Eagle Scout

EAST PALESTINE — Daniel Chick, East Palestine, achieved rank May 25,2017 and will be awarded his Eagle Scout award by state Rep. Tim Ginter on Saturday at the Dutch Village Inn. Ginter will also present Chick with an American flag that was flown on Labor Day over the state capital. A ...