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Wellsville names new high school principal

WELLSVILLE — The high school will have a new principal come this fall. The school board agreed at this week’s meeting to hire Coy Sudvary as high school principal starting Aug. 1 under a three-year contract that will pay him an initial annual salary of $87,000. Sudvary comes from the ...

Plans in the works for Hanover Homecoming

HANOVERTON — Plans are underway for the annual Hanover Homecoming to be held July 13 on historic Plymouth Street. This year’s event will feature vendors, a children’s penny a vote pageant, entertainment, a photography contest, firemen’s parade, activities for the children and an ...

Dreamers welcome in Lisbon’s downtown

LISBON — Five property owners in the downtown business district were given permission this week to proceed with plans to spruce up their buildings, including two women who intend to open a cafe on West Lincoln Way. Debbie Richards and Marcella Adams were before the village architectural ...

East Liverpool CIC stays true to auto dealer

EAST LIVERPOOL — A possible bidding war for an East End property appeared to be stopped before steaming ahead. During Tuesday’s meeting of the East Liverpool Community Improvement Corporation, Thomas and Geraldine Mikes were in attendance from Youngstown Kenworth of Hubbard to follow up ...

Ohio heartbeat bill challenged

COLUMBUS — Planned Parenthood and abortion clinics sued Wednesday to thwart Ohio’s latest and most restrictive abortion law, an anticipated move that’s part of a national anti-abortion strategy to challenge the landmark Roe v. Wade decision. The lawsuit is similar to legal fights in ...

Vets honored at Salem health care facility

SALEM — Residents of Salem West Healthcare who answered the call of their country heard their names called once again Wednesday, this time in honor of their service, with a thank you and a medal reserved for heroes. “We have what we have today because of veterans. We like to acknowledge ...

Two communites will mark Memorial Day on Sunday

The Winona Memorial Day remembrance program and parade will be held at the Glenn Bennett Playground at 3 p.m. Sunday. This year’s featured speaker will be former USAF Captain David Gilliss. Flying his RF-4C aircraft from Thailand, he completed 205 combat missions while logging nearly 500 ...

Welcome to the world

A baby cardinal casts a wary eye at the new world around him, or her.

Groundbreaking makes it official at South Field

Morning Journal/Deanne Johnson A ceremonial groundbreaking toss of dirt occurred at the site of the South Field Energy plant by (from left) Jim Hoppel, county commissioner; Tom Spang, Advanced Power CEO, Michael G. Ryan, president of the Buckeye Water District board; Mike Halleck, county ...

Reputed Big Oak leader on trial

LISBON — Opening arguments were heard on Tuesday in the trial of Allen Jackson, one of the alleged ringleaders from the Operation Big Oak indictment. The 27-year-old Cleveland man, also known as Keith, is charged with 16 drug-related counts along with five forfeiture specifications. He is ...