Local News

CHURCH NOTES

East Liverpool — Tom Gualtier will be the guest speaker during the 10 a.m. service at Grace Presbyterian Church. The sermon title will be “God’s Purpose for Us.” Children’s Sunday school is held during worship.

MARKET REPORT

Damascus Livestock Auction Quotations Tuesday January 15, 2019 Hogs – Receipts 8 Head No. 1’s 230 to 260 lbs. $25 to $52 No. 2’s and 3’s 230 to 260 lbs. $25 to $35 Sows 300 to 500 lbs. $20 to $30 Sows 500 to 650 lbs. $20 to $32 Boars $3 to $5 Light Boars $3 to ...

Fire Calls

Salem — Firefighters responded at 11:50 a.m. Thursday to a residence in the 1000 block of East Sixth Street after a homeowner requested they use the thermal imaging camera to check the area around an electrical outlet. The owner went to remove an extension cord and the cord pulled away from ...

Pending snow emergency prompts parking ban

EAST LIVERPOOL — City Safety-Service Director Brian Allen has issued a snow emergency parking ban for several streets from 10 a.m. Saturday through 10 a.m. Sunday for public safety and to make it easier for snow clearing efforts. The ban will be in effect on all downtown business district ...

COUNTY BRIEFING

Parking ban on Lisbon streets A parking ban has been issued for the Village of Lisbon now until 10 a.m. Sunday. Columbiana issues one too The City of Columbiana has issued a parking ban from 7 a.m. today through 7 a.m. Monday. The ban will affect all streets in the city. Trash will be ...

Fire training

Lisbon Firefighters took full advantage of the generosity of the Columbiana County Land Bank and Yarian Brothers Construction Co., holding fire training in a dilapidated house on South Beaver Street that is slated for demolition soon. Firefighters separated into teams and addressed fire ...

DORA approval moves forward

COLUMBIANA — City Council is one step closer to seeking state approval for creation of a Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area following action taken at this week’s meeting. On the agenda was a resolution asking the Ohio Department of Liquor Control to approve the city’s application for a ...

Waterline extension expected to begin this spring

WELLSVILLE — Production on the Fredericktown Road waterline extension is expected to start this spring, Buckeye Water District officials said during Thursday’s board meeting. Board President Mike Ryan provided an update on the extension project at the meeting attended by St. Clair ...

Septic program receives $150K

LISBON — A Columbiana County program through the Ohio Water Pollution Control Loan Fund will continue at least into 2020 after the General Health District Board learned on Wednesday the county has been approved for $150,000 in additional funding. The program, which assists low income ...

Fairfield Township prepares for winter storm

FAIRFIELD TWP. — “The biggest thing is to try and get in front of it,” said Fairfield Township Road Supervisor Mel Miller. “Before the traffic gets on it and packs it. That’s hard to get rid of once the traffic rolls it down,” Miller said, as his road crew prepared for the weekend ...