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Winona scrapping water co-op, going back to wells

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LISBON — Some residents in the Winona area will be able to get some help drilling new wells now that the Winona water supply will not be operating much longer. During Wednesday’s meeting of the Columbiana County General Health District, the board of health voted to approve an Ohio EPA ...

Northside news sends area reeling

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YOUNGSTOWN — Northside Regional Medical Center has announced that it will shut its doors on Sept. 20. Besides loss of jobs and medical care options for the area, the closing will cause significant financial pain to both Liberty Township and the City of Youngstown, officials said. The ...

East Palestine investigating another possible arson

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EAST PALESTINE — A second possible arson fire is being investigated near the village. Fire Chief Josh Brown said the department was notified around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday that somebody set a shed on fire at the Unity Township baseball fields at Elwonger Road and Brookdale Avenue. He said the ...

Got Talent is this weekend

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EAST LIVERPOOL — The fifth annual East Liverpool’s Got Talent Music and Arts Appreciation Festival will be held from 11a.m. until 11 p.m. Saturday at Thompson Park, featuring a host of musical talent. The one-day festival will showcase many local musicians, including Kent Cox, Dave and ...

County Briefing

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Before the Warriors go back A Back to School Bash for West Branch students and families will be held before the first home football game against Crestview from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Aug. 24. Students can play games, including tug of war, dunk tank, cornhole, pedal tractor pulls and more. There ...

Missing Ohio hiker found alive on flank of St. Helens

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COUGAR, Wash. — An Ohio man has been found alive and in good condition on a flank of Mount St. Helens, nearly one week after he set out on a day hike and failed to return. Rescuers found Matthew B. Matheny, 40, of Warren, Ohio, on a flank of the volcano in the Cascade Mountains of ...

Two men held on weapons charges after Route 11 stop

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LISBON — Two Cleveland men, one with a lengthy criminal history related to drug trafficking, were arrested by the highway patrol on Tuesday for felony offenses including having a loaded firearm inside the vehicle. Trooper Steven Tucci said the vehicle was originally stopped at 2:27 p.m. on ...

New to the force

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Liverpool Township Police Department’s newest officer, Christlynne Werstler was sworn in recently by East Liverpool Municipal Court Acting Judge Kyde Kelly. A 2012 Beaver Local High School graduate, Werstler holds associate degrees in law enforcement and corrections from the Eastern Gateway ...

Fountain vandals plead out, each must pay $1,154 in restitution

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EAST LIVERPOOL — Two women will have to pay the city back for damage done to the fountain at Devon’s Diamond, which was found overflowing with suds Tuesday morning. Appearing in East Liverpool Municipal Court Wednesday, Shenallia D. Gay, 44, Vernia Street, East Liverpool, and Amanda L. ...

Kline named to council post in Waterford

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NEW WATERFORD — Village Council on Tuesday appointed a new member. Council appointed Chris Kline to replace Kim Dickey, who resigned at the end of June. He will be sworn in on Sept. 1. “[Kline] seems very interested in the village and moving the village forward,” Mayor Shane Patrone ...