Local News

With Taco Bell down the road

A motorist drives past the future site of Taco Bell on state Route 45 just north of Lisbon. The fast-food restaurant is one step closer to becoming a reality after DANOP Ltd., doing business as Taco Bell, filed an application with Lisbon Board of Public Affairs seeking to tap into a village ...

Timberlanes owners get franchise for Quaker Steak & Lube

SALEM — There’s no date set for opening the new Quaker Steak & Lube in the lower level of the Timberlanes Complex, but franchisee Brooke Pidgeon said Thursday “we’ll keep everybody updated on opening dates and job opportunities.” Quaker Steak & Lube announced the partnership ...

Work set at Lincoln and Franklin

SALEM — The intersection at South Lincoln and Franklin will be closed Monday for most of the day related to a construction project on Franklin to replace the water and sewer lines between South Lincoln and South Broadway, city Service/Safety Director Ken Kenst announced.

Valley golf

Valley Golf Club’s annual father-son parent-child gold scramble will be Saturday, July 13. Cost for the two-person, 9-hole event is $30, plus $10 for the cart. On Saturday, July 20, Valley will host its veteran tournament, a four-person, 9-hole event. One veteran per team is required. Cost ...

Lisbon school board makes quick work of monthly agenda

LISBON — It’s summertime and there are no classes, so there was not much for the school board to do at its monthly meeting this week. A light agenda, with the school principals given the meeting off, resulted in the July board meeting lasting less than 20 minutes, which is likely a record ...

Inside a Shelby

Morning Journal/Katie White Area residents had the opportunity to enjoy a variety of makes and models of the Shelby Mustang, with more than 50 on display at the Columbiana Ford dealership on South Avenue on Thursday.

Make the Connection shuttle up and running in ELO area

EAST LIVERPOOL — In the first six days in operations, the new “Make the Connection” shuttle transported more than 75 riders, according to comments made by Tom Andrews, chief executive officer of the Community Action Agency of Columbiana County. Local officials, including East Liverpool ...

Security at top of priority list for state’s election chief

LISBON — Cybersecurity ahead of the 2020 presidential election is at the forefront of the Ohio secretary of state’s agenda. Republican Secretary of State Frank LaRose visited with county Board of Elections officials on Wednesday to give an update on the new security directive. “I am ...

Haltec breaks ground on expansion project

LEETONIA — Haltec Corporation held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new expansion in the Leetonia World Trade Park Wednesday afternoon with Secretary of State Frank LaRose in attendance. Founded in Salem nearly 50 years ago, the company is embarking on a a 59,000-square-foot facility ...

Ex-officer avoids jail from DUI conviction

NEW CUMBERLAND, W.Va. — A former area police officer on Wednesday escaped jail time for a second drunk driving charge. Randy L. Schneider 29, Bell School Road, East Liverpool, was sentenced to house arrest for nine months, with work privileges, and fined $1,440, including court costs, for ...