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Community members honored by council in East Palestine

EAST PALESTINE - Acting mayor Alan Cohen wants to remind village residents that trash cans should be put away near the home each week after the garbage truck empties it. Cohen told council he has received a complaint about how many trash cans are left to sit out by the curb all week ...

Beaver Local board extends superintendent contract

CALCUTTA - Beaver Local Superintendent Eric Lowe has a new five-year contract following action taken at this week's school board meeting. Lowe's current four-year contract expires next August, and the new deal unanimously approved by the board runs from Aug. 1, 2020, to July 31, 2025. "As a ...

Morning Journal will debut new weekend edition

Saturday, Oct. 5 will mark a new chapter for The Morning Journal as readers will experience a brand-new weekend edition. Starting Oct. 5, The Morning Journal will debut an expanded weekend edition with everything you look forward to in both your Saturday and Sunday newspapers. The weekend ...

Lisbon schools newsletter now online

LISBON - The school district unveiled its new e-newsletter at this week's school board meeting as part of ongoing efforts to reach more of the community through social media. School Superintendent Joseph Siefke said the e-newsletter is replacing the paper version that is produced four times a ...

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 15 ALLIANCE Lee Blanchard get-together, Freeburg Church of the Brethern, covered dish, 4:30 p.m. CALCUTTA BCSP Wildlife Center, open 1-5 p.m. Breakfast with Bigfoot, Red barn at BCSP Pioneer Village, $6 donation, 853-9940, 8 a.m. - noon EAST PALESTINE Eagles, public ...

SCT ’Addams Family’ auditions

The moment so many of you have been waiting for is finally here! Do you want to be an Addams? Then come audition for The Addams Family! Directed by Justin Steele. Auditions will be Sunday September 15th at 7pm and Monday September 16th at 6pm! All roles are open. All interested in on ...

Scout makes eagle rank with cemetery restoration

WASHINGTONVILLE – Honor thy mother and father may be one of the Ten Commandments, but one local Boy Scout has taken it back eight generations. Justin McLemore, a 16-year-old Springfield Local student, has attained the rank of Eagle Scout by restoring the cemetery at Trinity Lutheran Church, ...

A walk in the park

Morning Journal/Mary Ann Greier A gaggle of geese hang out near the duck pond at Waterworth Memorial Park in Salem enjoying the shade as summer winds down. Temperatures are expected to stay in the 80s through next week, with fall arriving on Sept. 23.

New inmate management system approved

LISBON — Columbiana County commissioners have contracted with the Intellitech Corp. to provide a new inmate management software system for the county sheriff’s office to use at the county jail. Commission President Mike Halleck said the software system is used to track inmates once they ...

Scam warning issued again

GOSHEN TOWNSHIP—The Goshen Police District Chief is once again warning community members to never give out personal information over the phone. Chief Steve McDaniel on Friday advised community members to never give out their social security numbers, birth dates, bank account numbers, credit ...