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Liverpool schools get SROs, principal

EAST LIVERPOOL — A new principal was approved for LaCroft Elementary School Monday by the board of education. By a unanimous vote, the board approved the appointment of Sheri Bobeck to the position vacated by Jake Walgate, who has taken a principal’s position in the Beaver Local district. ...

COUNTY BRIEFING

Tractors on display An open house will be held at the Damascus Area Historical Society buildings in downtown Damascus from 5-8 p.m. Friday. Also that day, the society will host a public tractor display for all those who wish to show off their machines. For more information, contact Mark Baker ...

3 W.Va. court justices impeached over spending

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A West Virginia Supreme Court justice facing a 23-count federal indictment was impeached Monday along with two other justices for spending issues — part of an extraordinary move by lawmakers who are debating putting the entire court on trial. The state House of ...

Conservancy eyes land owned by Beaver Local

CALCUTTA — The Beaver Local Board of Education will be considering either entering into an agreement or a sale with the Western Reserve Land Conservancy regarding acreage owned by the district. During Monday’s meeting, the board spoke with WRLC volunteer Tom Butch, who discussed talks ...

Preserving history can be a real grind

LISBON — A small group of volunteers spent nearly a week refacing the more than 2,000-pound millstone by hand at the Beaver Creek State Park. The Friends of Beaver Creek non-profit organization had help from Mason Maddox Jr., whose passion is traveling the states teaching the art of ...

Arson to send man to prison

LISBON — A Bayard Road man pleaded guilty last week to aggravated arson for setting fire to his neighbor’s house during a dispute more than a year ago. Harold J. Dunlap, 61, Bayard Road, Minerva, appeared before Judge C. Ashley Pike in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court. He is facing up ...

High-speed chase ends in crash

SALEM — A trooper’s pursuit of a stolen truck which at times eluded the trooper at speeds over 100 mph ended with a crash at the dead-end of West Eighth Street Saturday night. Salem police were called to assist at the scene at 9:14 p.m. Saturday, arriving to find the highway patrol ...

Columbiana dealership needs room to expand

COLUMBIANA — A local dealership must expand in order to make way for its increasing business. The Columbiana Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram dealership along state Route 14 needs additional parking space for roughly 150 new cars. The company’s expansion plan was presented to the Columbiana ...

Nice toss

One-year-old Jillian Fowler East Rochester was among those in the kids’ games at the West Township Ruritan Fair on Saturday.

Gift from Salem Class of ’63 makes a grand entrance

SALEM — Quaker Sam was missing an eyebrow. That little piece of history went overlooked until members of the Salem High School Class of 1963 — in the midst of renovating its class gift — were advised about it. The Sign Committee, as they referred to themselves, was working on ...