Court News

LISBON — A Feb. 26 preliminary hearing was set in Columbiana County Municipal Court for Matthew A. Byers, 20, Y and O Road, Wellsville, charged with felonious assault. Byers allegedly broke through the bathroom door of Corey Miller, Macklin Road, New Waterford, and struck Miller in the head ...

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EAST LIVERPOOL — In Municipal Court, William T. Felger, 41, Taggart Drive, Wellsville, was fined $500, sentenced to 90 days, 80 suspended, given 10 days of house arrest with work release and placed on probation three years for falsification. Mark A. Sandoe, 50 Carbon Hill Road, East ...

Morning Journal/Patti Schaeffer

Nice night

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Taking advantage of the 67-degree temperature in the evening, Bridget King and Duke took a stroll through downtown Columbiana. Austin Barbato was with them.

Moschella to stay as Columbiana coach

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COLUMBIANA — The Columbiana High School basketball coach whose job came under fire at this month’s board of education meeting will continue coaching through this year. In a statement on Tuesday, the Columbiana School District said it has taken steps to address issues pertaining to head ...

Morning Journal/Katie White
Columbiana Municipal Attorney Amanda Banner administered the oath of office to four new members of the Columbiana auxiliary police force on Tuesday: (from left) Stephen Taylor Jr., Bradley McGovern, Ryan Marshburn and William Hewitt.

Columbiana confident K-9 program will happen

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COLUMBIANA — An effort to get a K-9 unit for the city police department is off to a good start, with the police chief optimistic that enough money can be raised to make it happen. Chief Tim Gladis told council on Tuesday the department has received a “steady stream of support” since the ...

Liverpool approves tax amnesty program

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EAST LIVERPOOL — City taxpayers can now take advantage of a new amnesty program approved Tuesday night by city council that will allow them to avoid all interest and late payment penalties this year. The amnesty program was recommended by tax Commissioner Linda Harpold and goes into effect ...

Morning Journal/Deanne Johnson
After a tour of the Akron Children’s Hospital facility in Lisbon, members of the ACH staff and U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson talked about some of the issues facing health care in rural parts of the state of Ohio. Johnson sat in the far corner and in a circle were Charlie Solley, director of government relations external affairs; Steve Spaulding, vice president of population health; Shawn Lyden, executive vice president of ACH; JoAnn Stock, senior director of development at Beeghly Campus; Ben Teske, director of regional pediatrics; and Dawn Baker, a field representative with Johnson’s office.

Health care confab

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LISBON — Sitting in the new Akron Children’s Hospital facility in Lisbon, U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson got to discuss a few of the concerns of those helping to provide health care for children in our rural area, which includes the long 6th District where Johnson serves. The new Lisbon Akron ...

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Werner Lange, Democratic candidate for the 6th Congressional District, will host a meet the candidate event at the Lepper Library in Lisbon at 4 p.m. Feb. 27. Lange is shown here while campaigning in the village Monday.

County Briefing

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CPR training course offered The United Local Community Education Program will offer the American Heart Association’s HeartSaver CPR/AED/First Aid certification training from 4-8 p.m. Thursday in the high school library. The certification fulfills the requirements of most coaching and ...

West Virginia Senate OKs sports wagering bill

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Senate passed a bill Tuesday to legalize sports betting at the state’s five casinos in the event that a U.S. Supreme Court case leads to the repeal of a nationwide ban. The bill was approved 25-9 and now moves to the House of Delegates, where a ...

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United spellers

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Paige Swogger won the United Local spelling bee. The bee went 10 rounds, with Swogger winning on the word “fluorescent.” She will lead a quartet of United spellers plus an alternate to the county bee: (from left) Swogger, first runnerup Benjamin Battaglini, third runnerup Alexia Dennison, ...