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LISBON — In Columbiana County Municipal Court, Jared Coil, 30, Steubenville Pike, Lisbon, was fined $975, had his license suspended for a year, sentenced to three days in jail, required to attend a three-day counseling program and ordered 30 hours community service for OVI first offense, open ...

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EAST LIVERPOOL — In Municipal Court, an OVI charge was amended to physical control against Robert F. Cornman, 49, Dodge Street, who was fined $250, given 30 days, 27 suspended, had his license suspended 180 days and was placed on probation two years. He was fined $100 and given five days, ...

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East Liverpool firefighters pour water onto a vacant Haywood Street house they found fully involved upon arrival just before noon Monday. The cause of the blaze has not yet been determined.

East Liverpool firefighters battle blazes at two structures

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EAST LIVERPOOL — City firefighters responded to two fires within hours of each other on Monday, starting with a garage fire at 3:38 a.m. The department received multiple calls of a garage on fire at 1100 Saint George St., where firefighters found the structure engulfed when they ...

Sheriff’s cuts will trickle down

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SALINEVILLE — Village council members learned on Monday the county sheriff’s office has alerted them of a decision to stop transporting most prisoners arrested by other agencies from the jail to the municipal courts starting in January 2018. Police Chief Matt Devlin shared with council ...

Morning Journal/Katie White

Brain freeze

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Everyone will tell you: If you eat ice cream too fast, you will end up with a headache. But when you’re in an ice cream eating contest, what can you do? Eleven-year-old Eli Shank (left) of Pennsylvania and 6-year-old Isaac Gallop of Lisbon endured some brain freeze while competing in the ice ...

Landlord legislation losing some of its luster

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EAST LIVERPOOL — An ordinance granting city administrators authority to pull the rental license from landlords who own nuisance properties managed to gain second reading by city council Monday night, but not without some debate. The legislation was requested by Service-Safety Director Brian ...

Morning Journal/Jo Ann Bobby-Gilbert
The East Liverpool City School district is partnering with the city health department to offer an immunization clinic for flu, TDaP and meningitis vaccines. The TDaP and meningitis vaccines are required by law for all students entering 7-12. The clinic will take place from 5-7 p.m. Oct. 12 in East Liverpool City Hall. Registration will be taken until this Friday by the city health nurse at 330-385-5123. School nurses John Dawson or Danette Baker can also be contacted with any questions. Medicaid plans and most insurances will be accepted. Uninsured children are also eligible at no cost. Shown are (front, from left) Matthew and Myah Rudder, (back) school nurses John Dawson and Danette Baker, health Commissioner Carol Cowan and city health nurse Stephanie Summers.

County Briefing

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Dinner will benefit 6-month-old A rigatoni dinner benefit will be held for 6-month-old John Bussard from 4-8 p.m. Saturday at the Lisbon Church of the Nazarene. Bussard, the son of Robert and Billie (May) Bussard of Lisbon, was diagnosed with Cri-du-chat syndrome, a condition in which the ...

Baptist Church choir will give performance in Columbiana

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COLUMBIANA — Under the Dome concerts will present the New Bethel Baptist Church Choir in a celebration of African-American gospel music. The free concert will take place at 5 p.m. Sunday at the First Presbyterian Church here. Touted as one of best church choirs in greater Youngstown, the ...

Morning Journal/Katie White

His shirt was correct

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Kaden Knappenberger, 9, of Minerva, was wearing a very appropriate T-shirt on Sunday, as his fast eating landed him first place in the ice cream eating contest at the Johnny Appleseed Festival. Right, Bella Gallop, 9, of Chester, W.Va., was happy about taking second place. Her sister Willow ...

Frequent lottery winners face improbable odds

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CLEVELAND (AP) — Rickey Meng is the king of Ohio Lottery winners, taking home more prizes than anyone in the state. Meng, of Cleveland, won 342 tickets and pocketed $956,717, in a span of seven years. He attributed his streak to a feel for numbers. “I would see a number on a license ...