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County Sheriff — Amanda J. Bowker, Heck Road, Columbiana, reported at 12:10 a.m. Wednesday there was suspicious activity at her home. Deputies checked both the inside and outside of the house, but found nothing. — Barbara Kuhns, Hofmeister Road, Unity Township, reported at 8:18 a.m. ...

Grand Jury

Court News

LISBON — A Leetonia man charged for allegedly having sex with a 4-year-old child was among April secret indictments served this week. Jesse R. Jackson, 39, last known address Main Street, Leetonia, is charged with rape and gross sexual imposition for allegedly having sexual contact with a ...

Common Pleas Court

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New Cases James D. Coleman, Lisbon, vs. Joshua Rodgers, East Liverpool, et al., excess $25,000 sought for alleged breach of contract, fraud, negligent misrepresentation and Consumer Sales Practices Act violations regarding a steel construction building project. Kristen Dawn Dyke, East ...

Court News

Court News

LISBON — William E. Swain, 58, Lincoln Avenue, East Liverpool, pleaded guilty in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court to gross sexual imposition, a fourth-degree felony. He faces up to 18 months in prison and a $5,000 fine. Sentencing is set for Aug. 27. On March 30, 2016, Swain used his ...

ELO Court

Court News

EAST LIVERPOOL — In Municipal Court Wednesday, a jury trial was set May 17 for Aundarcio E. Jackson, 26, Canal Winchester, charged with possession of marijuana, obstructing official business, driving under suspension, speeding and expired license. The court report noted this was his sixth ...

Chilled to the chin

Local News

Alexcia Hughes of East Palestine tries to cocoon inside her sweatshirt to help repel the cold rain that fell over the county Tuesday.

Liverpool wastes no time in trying to attract TJX

Local News

EAST LIVERPOOL — With the announcement by TJX HomeGoods that it had pulled its proposal to locate in Lordstown, city officials wasted no time in letting the company know they welcome its distribution center and the jobs it could bring to the area. Mayor Ryan Stovall said Tuesday that, when ...

Rebels think big

Local News

NEW WATERFORD — With $8.9 million in necessary repairs needed to keep the current school buildings operating, Crestview school district residents got their first look at a project which would lead to new space for nearly all of the district’s learning needs. Utilizing dollars through the ...

Man faces 11 years for role in drive-by shooting

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LISBON — Nicholas J. Voigt of Negley on Tuesday pleaded guilty to several charges, including attempted murder, in a drive-by shooting incident last fall in Rogers. Assistant County Prosecutor Ryan Weikart said it was Voigt who opened fire on the home of Matthew Casto on Oct. 16, 2017, ...

100 more with jobs, 400 less with aid

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LISBON — Columbiana County’s unemployment rate declined in March for the second consecutive month. The county’s jobless rate last month was 5.2 percent, down 0.5 percent from February, according to figures released Tuesday by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. It was last ...