Local News

Best seat in the house

Cami Duvall leans on the shoulder of her grandfather, Army veteran Jim Caldwell, during the Crestview middle and high school’s Veterans Day salute on Friday. Cami Duvall sat on stage between both of the grandfathers, Vietnam veterans Darrel Duvall and Caldwell. Also shown is Army veteran Rick ...

Auditor wants facts set straight

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 ...

CIC loans $80,000 to new business

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 ...

Defense attorney released from case

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 ...

Grant for walking trail gets preliminary approval

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, ...

Veterans’ lives, experiences celebrated at new museum

COLUMBUS — Step lightly between two facing mirrors at a first-of-its-kind museum honoring and celebrating the experiences of military veterans, and it takes your breath away. Behind and in front of you, as far as the eye can see, are folded flags. You are standing midstream among the tidy ...

Claire Foy trades Elizabeth for Lisbeth

No, “The Girl in the Spider’s Web” isn’t a Spider-man spinoff about a young woman ensnarled by Peter Parker. But you’d be forgiven for thinking the latest, revamped iteration of Stieg Larsson’s thrillers has some superhero DNA. This, Lisbeth Salander’s third big-screen ...

This new ‘Grinch’ will only make you flinch

Every Who down in Whoville gets a new Grinch this season. Why, you may ask? The idea defies reason. Does the classic need help from a hot Cumberbatch? Or is this strange union a bizarre mismatch? The Grinch is the story you learned as an infant, starring a Christmas-hating heel and his doggie ...

Hart pic great look at political moment

Come closer, children, and listen to the tale of what politics was like before TMZ. Back in those dark ages, reporters simply didn’t dig around and ask embarrassing questions of people running for office. They certainly did not bring up infidelity. I know, right? According to the ...

Business Briefing

The Lisbon Chamber of Commerce has named Shenanigans as the October Business of the Month. Pictured during the presentation are (from left) Wade Richards, owner; Susan Shank, chamber president; and William Jackson, owner.