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Municipal Court

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LISBON — In Columbiana County Municipal Court, a Feb. 5 pretrial was set for Andrew J. Strawn, 33, Speidel Road, Hanoverton, cited with OVI first offense and speeding. Michael W. Hover Jr., 28, East Third Street, Salem, was sentenced to 40 days in jail and fined $950 for two counts of ...

Salem, Ohio Energy crews work to return city to normal

Local News

SALEM — Area residents, emergency personnel, road workers and Ohio Edison/FirstEnergy crews continued to battle against the wintry mix of snow and ice and its aftermath Friday, working to restore power, remove trees and return to normal. “We’re just lucky there wasn’t a lot of wind ...

Salem Police Reports

Police News

— Police were called at 4:02 a.m. Friday for an alarm in the 400 block of Prospect Street. The exterior of the business was secure. — A dispute between a landlord and tenants was reported at 11:04 p.m. Thursday in the 900 block of South Lundy Avenue where a man advised his tenant made ...

East Liverpool Municipal

Court News

EAST LIVERPOOL — In Municipal Court Friday, Terrence D. Slade, 26, Aliquppa, Pa., was fined $150 and had his license suspended 180 days for possession of marijuana. Jeremy L. Reese, 25, Homestead Drive, was fined $150 and had his license suspended 180 days for possession of ...

East Liverpool Police Reports

Police News

— Officers responded Thursday to a St. Clair Avenue apartment for a possible domestic dispute where Steven M. Shaffer Jr., said he was arguing with another man on the phone. His girlfriend told officers he was not threatening her but she decided to leave for the night anyway. Shaffer ...

St. Clair Township Police Reports

Police News

— A woman reported Friday she had come from J.C. Penney in the Summit Plaza and entered her vehicle, where she was putting on her seat belt when another vehicle pulled up beside her. She reported looking over and seeing the male driver masturbating with a condom in use. She pulled her car ...

Real Estate

Local News

Butler Township James Keck Trust to Shannon Keck, home and 5 acres on Slater Road; $235,000. Leslie and Paula Bardo to Lydia and Mason Hahn, home and 3.2 acres on Georgetown Road; $190,000. Gabriel and Colleen Miller to Tyler Souder, et al, home and 4.2 acres on Shoemaker Road; ...

Palestine teen pleads guilty to unlawful sexual conduct

Local News

LISBON — A 19-year-old East Palestine man who had a continuing sexual relationship with a 14-year-old girl pleaded guilty on Friday in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court to unlawful sexual conduct with a minor, a fourth-degree felony. Nathaniel W. Black, North Market Street, could face up ...

House OKs abortion limits, stand your ground bill

Local News

COLUMBUS — Lawmakers in the Ohio House opened a lame-duck session by approving relaxed gun regulations and a strict anti-abortion bill, measures long sought by Republicans and at odds with outgoing GOP Gov. John Kasich. The House on Thursday approved the so-called anti-abortion “heartbeat ...

Better that the tow truck hit the tree than a car

Local News

Brent Rose from Baker's Towing is a familiar face at many of the county's accident scenes, and he was at a crash involving a large fallen evergreen tree blocking both lanes of state Route 45 near Roller Coaster Road in Lisbon Thursday night. The difference was Rose was the other element of the ...