Local News

Christmas with Clark

The theme of Columbiana’s annual Joy of Christmas parade, “A Griswold Family Christmas” was a crowd pleaser as the Columbiana High School students captured the theme completely as movie characters marched in front of the infamous Winnebago, albeit in nicer shape than the one driven by ...

The power’s back… mostly

EAST PALESTINE — Two days after winter storms first hit the area, most Columbiana County residents have their power back, while the small few remaining are expected to be fully restored today. The outage followed an ice storm Thursday night and two inches of snow that fell the following ...

Hanoverton man killed in accident

NORTH GEORGETOWN — Officials are looking into the cause of a two-vehicle crash in Knox Township at the intersection of Georgetown and Westville Lake roads which killed a Hanoverton man Saturday morning. According to the Lisbon post of the State Highway Patrol, Lloyd W. Berresford Jr., 76, of ...

Lisbon may have to consider raising pay for police officers

LISBON — The revolving door at the village police department has reached the point where the police chief believes the salaries paid his officers needs to be increased to compete with other departments. The issue came up at this week’s Village Council meeting after police chief Mike ...

Southern Local property owners get a tax break

SALINEVILLE — Southern Local landowners will see a slight decrease in their property taxes because of action taken at this week’s school board meeting. The board voted to decrease the amount collected on a bond issue, from 3.1 mills to 2.7 mills starting in 2019, with the 0.4 decrease ...

Industrial park may get new tenant

COLUMBIANA — A new business will be leasing space at the Industrial Park where the former Universal Percussion was located. Tom Shelley and his wife attended the Columbiana Planning Commission meeting Tuesday to answer questions about their plans for the property. Mr. Shelley was founder ...

Wellsville police want second K-9 unit

WELLSVILLE — The Wellsville Police Department may be increasing its help in the near future as it looks to obtain a second K-9 officer for its force. Information on the police department’s plans for an additional K-9 officer were presented during Thursday’s Wellsville Area Chamber of ...

Trees and trains

Five-year-old Kimber Liber and her 3-year-old brother, Preston, check out an ornament on one of the many beautifully-decorated Christmas trees at the Charles Burchfield Homestead Museum in Salem. “Christmas Trees” was held in conjunction with “Trains” at attorney Fred Naragon’s ...

Southern Local

SALINEVILLE — Th honor roll at Southern Local Junior Senior High School for the first nine weeks grading period. All A’s Grade 7: Justus Black, Natalie DeSellem, Esther Forbes, Anna Morris, Jaden Morris, Lillian Patterson, Tyler Rawlings, Logan Redfern, Ashley Shroades and Spencer ...

Crestview Elementary

COLUMBIANA — The honor roll at Crestview Elementary School for the first nine weeks grading period. All A’s Grade 2: Joshua Alvarez, Turner Barlow, Robert Birchler, Haley Boano, Jewlnetta Bradley, Cassidee Buckley, Izabella Ciapala, Maryssa Feezle, Nyneave Fetty, Riley Foster, Ava ...