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Police

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Salem — A caller at 4:56 a.m. Wednesday reported that multiple juveniles had been throwing eggs at a newspaper carrier. Police were unable to locate anyone. — James Burkholder, 53, whose last known address was East Third Street, was charged with disorderly conduct-public intoxication ...

Pleas Court

Court News

New Cases Huntington National Bank vs. Timothy S. Figley, East Palestine, $78,762 plus interest sought for alleged debt owed. Huntington National Bank vs. William and Monica Murphy, et al., foreclosure sought for property on West Lincoln Way, Lisbon. Credit Acceptance Corp. vs. John R. ...

Court News

Court News

LISBON — Michael Heverly, 32, South Union Avenue, Salem, pleaded guilty in Common Pleas Court to several crimes involving a methamphetamines lab. Heverly pleaded guilty to illegal assembly or possession of chemicals for the manufacture, illegal manufacture of drugs, receiving stolen property ...

Municipal

Court News

LISBON — An aggravated robbery charge in Columbiana County Municipal Court against Ignacio Rios, 26, Berea, was dismissed so it can be presented directly to the grand jury. Rios reportedly robbed an East Palestine man at gunpoint on Sept. 4 when he allegedly came to collect on a drug debt ...

Grand Jury

Court News

LISBON — William Adams, 27, Yeager Road, East Liverpool, was served a secret indictment among those in the Big Oak drug-related case. Adams is charged with aggravated trafficking in drugs, trafficking in cocaine and five counts of aggravated possession of drugs for allegedly selling and ...

Morning Journal/Jo Ann Bobby-Gilbert

Watch what the signs say

Local News

Representatives of Blue Line Solutions, the company which supplies East Liverpool Police Department with its traffic cams, prepare new signs for the off-ramp of state Route 11 southbound. Police Chief John Lane said part of the contract with the company calls for it to provide several new signs ...

Salem adjusts speed limits

Local News

SALEM — The speed limit on sections of South Lincoln, North Lincoln and North Ellsworth avenues will increase from 25 mph to 35 mph while the speed limit near Salem High School will drop to 20 mph for a school zone. The changes take effect once the city can order signs and get them ...

More jobs, but more getting benefits

Local News

LISBON — Columbiana County’s unemployment rate dropped in October but still remains above the state and national rate. The county’s jobless rate declined from 5.5 percent to 5.2 percent last month, according to figures released Tuesday by the Ohio Department of Job and Family ...

Two businesses granted loans by the CIC

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EAST LIVERPOOL — Two businesses received a financial boost Tuesday with approval by the Community Improvement Corporation (CIC) of loans recommended by its finance committee. The committee met Nov. 9 and heard presentations by the owners of Fresh on Fifth, a new restaurant being started on ...

East Liverpool council clears up legislation

Local News

EAST LIVERPOOL — Several pieces of legislation were passed under suspension of rules by city council on Monday, including an ordinance authorizing new software for the income tax office. The ordinance authorizes the mayor to enter into a contract with Municipal Income Tax Solutions which ...