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LISBON — An Oct. 1 preliminary hearing and pretrial was set in Columbiana County Municipal Court for Trevor A. Lodge, 24, Southeast Boulevard, Salem, charged with escape for allegedly moving the handcuffs from behind his body to the front of his body while inside a Salem patrol car on ...

ELO Court

Court News

EAST LIVERPOOL — In Municipal Court Monday, Jordan Watts, 28, Pennsylvania Avenue, was fined $350, sentenced to 60 days, 57 suspended, and placed on probation two years for driving under suspension. For expired plates, he was fined $30. Larry E. Delong II, 45, Michigan Avenue, was fined ...

New Columbiana officer following in dad’s footsteps

Local News

COLUMBIANA — The city’s newest full-time police officer is the daughter of a full-time patrolman who has been with the force more than three decades. Mary Kloss was administered the oath of office by Municipal Attorney Mark Hutson after council approved her hiring. She is the daughter ...

Liverpool welcomes 4 firefighters

Local News

EAST LIVERPOOL — The city fire department gained four new firefighters Friday after were sworn in by Municipal Court Judge Melissa Byers Emmerling. Joining the ranks were Travis Bricker, Joshua Coil, Shawn Fiffick and Jordan Gibbs, who passed a recent Civil Service test as well as an ...

County catches up with Big Oaker

Local News

LISBON — One of the Jackson brothers, an alleged major player in the Operation Big Oak indictment, has finally been located in Cuyahoga County. Allen Jackson, 26, who is also known as Keith, of Cleveland, was taken into custody on Wednesday and has been returned to Columbiana County to ...

Columbiana CRA not the apple of educator’s eye

Local News

COLUMBIANA — The proposed Community Reinvestment Area (CRA) that city council is pursuing as an economic development tool won’t necessarily benefit the Columbiana school district. Superintendent Don Mook said the district gets its revenue based on new additional local taxes, and the tax ...

Lisbon area man injured by falling tree

Local News

LISBON — An Elkrun Township man injured while cutting down a tree Sunday afternoon was flown by helicopter to St. Elizabeth Hospital in Boardman for treatment. Lisbon Fire Department Capt. Mark Hall said they received a call about 5:45 p.m. that a man at 41849 state Route 517 was injured ...

Fatal ODs increase to record number

Local News

COLUMBUS — Fatal drug overdoses increased to a record 4,854 last year in Ohio, a 20 percent rise compared with the previous year, according to information reported to the state. Data on unintentional drug deaths provided to the Ohio Department of Health show 2017 was the eighth year in a ...

Minivan-SUV crash kills two

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DARLINGTON, Pa. — State police say a head-on crash of a minivan and a sport utility vehicle in western Pennsylvania killed the minivan driver and a passenger. Police in Beaver County say the minivan turned onto Route 51 in Darlington Township shortly before 11 a.m. Sunday “without first ...

Meeting Log

Local News

Branch makes contingency plans BELOIT— The West Branch school board is looking at a plan to reduce costs and increase revenue if its income tax levy fails in November. Reductions would include over $860,000 annually in personnel and the elimination of high school busing while revenue ...