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Sunday breakfast

A pancake breakfast will be served from 8 a.m. to noon Sunday at Beaver Creek State Park’s Pioneer Village. In addition to buttermilk pancakes, there will be corn cakes, sausage, fresh seasonal fruit and beverages for a $6 donation that benefits continued maintenance and improvements to ...

World Briefing

Suspect had grudge against studio TOKYO — The man suspected of setting ablaze a beloved Japanese animation studio, killing 33 people, was raging about theft and witnesses and media reported he had a grudge against the company, as questions arose why such mass killings keep happening in ...

Skin cancer screenings scheduled

Sometimes you find something suspicious above an eyebrow, on your hand or arm, something you didn’t notice before. Maybe it’s a mole that changed, something with an irregular border – that may simply be a symptom of aging. Sometimes that innocent-looking freckle may be more than just a ...

Pete’s Place

Former longtime Salem Parks maintenance foreman Pete Sauerwein and his family, including from left, son Shawn, wife Dianne, Pete and daughter Shannon, stand within the flower garden designed, landscaped and maintained by Pete on the north side of East Pershing Street directly across from the ...

Real Estate

Butler Township Jean Zion to William and Holly Morrow, home and 3.2 acres on Georgetown Road; $150,000 Center Township Justin Hall Estate to Linda Shurtleff, et al, property on Steubenville Pike (bankruptcy sale); $35,000 Sheila Hawk to Mike and Tracy Castellucci, 67 acres on Trinity ...

State Briefing

DeWine backs nuke plant rescue COLUMBUS — Ohio’s governor hopes state lawmakers can agree on a bill that would hand over roughly $1 billion to the state’s two nuclear plants. Gov. Mike DeWine said Thursday that he’ll sign the proposal if lawmakers can get it passed. The financial ...

Hancock pledges $7K for DAV transit program

NEW CUMBERLAND, W.Va. —The Hancock County Commission has agreed to pledge $7,500 to the Disabled American Veterans, DAV, veteran transportation program during Thursday’s meeting. Starting July 1, the state had stopped funding the program, which transports veterans to and from appointments ...

It will get worse

The temperature sign at the Huntington National Bank branch in Lisbon recorded a high of 91 degrees at about 3:45 p.m. Thursday. This is the first of three days in which the temperature is expected to exceed 90 degrees. The temperature is expected to reach 94 today and 95 on Saturday.

It’s that time again: County fair just around the corner

LISBON — As July comes to a close county residents can eagerly anticipate the annual Columbiana County Fair, and this year the fair will feature KOI Drag Racing and Grand Illusions by the Blooms. The fair is scheduled for July 29-Aug. 4. KOI Drag Racing allows for people to bring their ...

Health board eyes levy renewal

LISBON — Voters within the Columbiana County General Health District are going to be asked to renew the .2 mill levy, which has funded the Cancer Clinic for the past 40 years. The 10-year levy costs the owner of a $100,000 property about $5 per year, Health Commission Wes Vins said at ...