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Firemen’s fest set Saturday in Greenford

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GREENFORD—The 73rd Green Township Volunteer Firemen’s Festival will be held from 4:30 to 11 p.m. Saturday at the fire station, 12210 Lisbon Road. Fire Chief Todd Baird said the event, one of the oldest festivals in the area, is the biggest fundraiser for the department. The money raised ...

Chief Logan

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A good crowd was on hand at the River Museum in Wellsville Sunday as Dan Cutler spoke as Chief Logan. He is shown with (from left) Bob Lloyd, Pam Smith and Joan and Tom Davidson.

Meeting Log

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Damascus principal named BELOIT—The West Branch school board last week hired a former teacher as Damascus Elementary principal. The board granted a two-year contract to Frederick Schlueter at an annual salary of $77,647. A Sevakeen Lake resident, Schlueter taught math at West Branch High ...

Governor urges hearing on coin dealer’s clemency bid

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COLUMBUS — Gov. John Kasich has asked the state Parole Board to hold a hearing on a clemency request for a former Toledo-area coin dealer who raised money for Ohio Republicans before being convicted in a state investment scandal that also ensnared a former governor. The Blade reports that ...

Getting ready for the big week

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Fair board member Sharen Cope talks about a new item on display in the arts and crafts building. Found buried in a crate with old milk containers is what Cope says they have identified as a Feldmeier Dairy Centrifuge that dates back to the early 1900s that was used to separate cream from the ...

The unofficial start to the fair

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While the Columbiana County Fair officially opens today, it actually got underway Sunday with the garden tractor pull. “The fair doesn’t start until tomorrow but they let us come down and play today,” said Lee Stamp of Winona. Stamp is with the Winona Tractor Pullers Association, which ...

Community Corner

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The Lisbon Area Chamber of Commerce selected the Ray Lewis Co. as its Business of the Month for July. Pictured with chamber president Susan Shank is Shawn Apple, who has worked at the company for 44 years. Behind them is Shawn’s picture when he started with the business.

Police

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County Sheriff — A caller reported there was an underage drinking party on Hartley Road in Knox Township at 12:57 a.m. Sunday, but the deputies found no such gathering. — Deputies were asked to assist police with an agitated person near the old train station at 2:24 a.m. Sunday. The ...

Crews battle Lisbon blaze

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LISBON — A village woman was taken to an area hospital early Saturday afternoon as about 30 firefighters from three departments worked to extinguish the blaze at her home. Betty Jo Chuck of 623 E. Chestnut St. was transported by KLG Ambulance to an area hospital to be checked after ...

Too much trash left at recycling drop-off sites

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LISBON — Columbiana County’s voluntary recycling program has been around for more than 20 years but many people still lack a clear understanding of what is acceptable judging by what is being dropped off. That is why you still see plastic bags, TVs, computers, car bumpers, lawn edging, ...