Township approves road use contract

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WELLSVILLE — Yellow Creek Township trustees last week approved the road use maintenance agreement (RUMA) in relation to future work with the South Field Energy power plant. According to Trustee Kenny Biacco, South Field will be responsible for 1.75 miles of road in Yellow Creek, and will ...

Shown in the photo above are: (front, from left) Andrew Freed, Alexis Jones, Samantha Magness, Jenn Conkle, Anna Yonker, Maddison Foster, Payton Sherry, Taylor Foster, Morgan Schwartz, Jahirra Harris, Gracie Fitzsimmons, Elyna Stratton and Jenna Cozza, (middle) Hannah Felger, Alya Thompson, Libbie Buckius, Danika Noel, Hannah Smith, Angela Conkle, Cadence Anderson, Heather Mohney and Alyssa Woods, (back) Gia Seltz, Taylor Hostetter, Madyson Pickett, Gage Thompson, James Buckius, Dominic Posey, Parker Sherry, Jeff Rhodes, Emily Anderson and Caitlin Mohney.

Something to Bark About

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East Palestine middle and high school held the third Something to Bark About Winter Role Model Jan. 24. This year the luncheon, that recognizes role models and allows the younger students to interact with them, was held in conjunction with the school wide PBIS program that focuses on positive ...


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Highway Patrol — Michael James Owen, 34, Sherman Street, Lisbon, was eastbound on Winona Road in Butler Township at 2:10 p.m. Thursday when he drove off the left side of the road, struck a ditch and overturned. He was cited with reasonable control and littering for allegedly tossing a box ...


Too close for comfort

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There was little room left under the bridge Saturday afternoon where the Little Yellow Creek flows toward the Ohio River. Communities in southern Columbiana County and all along the Ohio River were bracing themselves as heavy rains and melting snow pushed the river and its tributaries to flood ...

Phone lines to nowhere dropped

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LISBON — Columbiana County commissioners have been paying $4,800 a month for phone lines to the county sheriff’s office that were last used nearly a decade ago. County Commissioner Tim Weigle said he and county clerk of courts IT systems administrator Ben Black discovered the oversight ...

Lisbon council approves vacant building ordinance

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LISBON — Next month property owners in the downtown business district will have to begin making an effort to find a tenant or try to sell the buildings. Village council passed the vacant building ordinance on third and final reading at this week’s meeting after a minor wording change was ...

State recognizes efforts of Crestview’s treasurer

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COLUMBIANA — Crest-view Treasurer Charlene Mercure was honored by Jim Shaw, a regional liaison with the state auditor’s office, during a meeting of the Crestview school board Wednesday. Shaw presented Mercure with an award of excellence for the last audit, an award he said is given to ...

Pete the Penguin

Pete the Penguin visits McKinley

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Submitted photo After two weeks of researching penguins, McKinley Elementary kindergarten and preschool classes were surprised with a visit from Youngstown State University’s Pete the Penguin. Shown are students from Kayla Hiscox’s class (front, from left) Natalie Ajualip, Brody ...

Dean’s List

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University of Akron AKRON — The following were named to the president’s and dean’s lists at the University of Akron for the fall 2017 semester. President’s List Columbiana: Alayna Hostetler and Patrick Mungai. East Liverpool: Kenzie Delposen, Breanna Parker and Samantha ...


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Ohio State COLUMBUS — The earned degrees at The Ohio State University during commencement exercises Dec. 17, 2017. Columbiana: Christopher Hackstedde, Bachelor of Arts. East Liverpool: Nicholas Harris, Bachelor of Science; Olivia Tice, Bachelor of Science; and Grant Trainer, Bachelor ...