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The Columbiana Area Chamber of Commerce along with the Columbiana First Committee will celebrate Shop Small this Saturday. As part of a holiday shopping tradition across the nation, local merchants will have promotional items and discounts as well as fun items and refreshments. Showing their support for Shop Small Saturday are local owners and chamber members (front, from left) Lori Steeb,and April Brinker, chamber executive director; (second row) Ginny Perkins, chamber president; Jessaca Brickley, Rhonda Pahanish, Amy Logan, Carrie Holsinger and Jackie Loveland, (back) Jaqueline Shell, Haley Graham, Dick Sell and Renee Walker.

County Briefing

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EP Rotary auction is Friday The East Palestine Rotary will hold the 21st annual Christmas auction at 4 p.m. Friday in the elementary school cafeteria. Items available include NFL merchandise, small appliances and Christmas decorations as well as 50/50 drawings throughout the evening. Proceeds ...

Parasite from Nam may be killing vets

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HERALD, W.Va. — A half a century after serving in Vietnam, hundreds of veterans have a new reason to believe they may be dying from a silent bullet — test results show some men may have been infected by a slow-killing parasite while fighting in the jungles of Southeast Asia. The ...

Morning Journal/Larry Shields

Deputies’ food drive

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Members of the Columbiana County Sheriff’s office held a “Stuff-a-Cruiser” event at the Salem Walmart store on Tuesday. The officers were collecting non-perishable food items that were given to the Salem Salvation Army and unwrapped toys for Akron Children’s Hospital. Pictured from left ...

South Range set for potential day off

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BEAVER TOWNSHIP — Should the South Range football team advance to the state championship game, classes could be canceled that day. The school board this week agreed to cancel classes if the team wins its semifinal game on Friday and the championship game is scheduled for Dec. 1. The day ...


Police News

Salem — A woman in the 700 block of Southeast Boulevard reported at 2:08 p.m. Tuesday that she had been receiving unwanted phone calls and texts from a person known to her. She was told her options. — Officers responded to the 400 block of Continental Drive at 10:09 a.m. Tuesday for a ...

Pleas Court

Court News

New Cases Village of Wellsville: petition to transfer $130,337 from timber sales and $10,000 from the sale of three properties; the $140,337 was deposited in the capital improvement fund, and because of the village’s fiscal emergency, council wants the money transferred to the general ...


Court News

LISBON — A Wellsville man was sentenced to prison on drug charges during action in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court. Blaine S. Perry II, 30, of Anderson Avenue, was sentenced by Judge C. Ashley Pike to nine months in prison on two counts of drug possession and one count of permitting ...

Morning Journal/Jo Ann Bobby-Gilbert
East Liverpool Councilman Ernest Peachey (left) and Save Our County environmentalist Alonzo Spencer (right) speak with The New York Times reporter Eric Lipton as a news crew records their conversation.

Environment on the minds of ELO council

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EAST LIVERPOOL — City council took additional steps Monday night to gather information from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regarding violation citations against a local company after its initial request fell short of what was expected. Council had sent a letter to the USEPA ...

Girl, 16, leads officers on chase in golf cart

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EAST LIVERPOOL — A 16-year-old Ravine Street girl was charged with grand theft and obstructing official business Monday after she led police on a chase in a stolen golf cart. While on patrol at 2:52 p.m., officers saw a female in a golf cart driving on Market Street and recognized her from ...

Funding fight finished for now

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LISBON — The Columbiana County Veterans Services Commission’s legal victory over county commissioners has come to an end, with the commissioners agreeing to pay the VSC’s legal fees. A judgment entry filed Nov. 9 in county Common Pleas Court stated commissioners agreed to pay $2,565 to ...