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THU/1-28 Columbiana Oasis Food Ministry drive-thru distribution, First Christian Church, 4-6 p.m., trunks empty, Ohio residents and photo ID, max two households per car Free drive-thru community meal, St. Jude, 4:30-6 p.m. East Liverpool Council streets and properties committee, ...

$5.5 million project targets perilous St. Clair road

LISBON — The Columbiana County Engineer’s Office is planning to eliminate an extremely curvy section of road in St. Clair Township. County Engineer Bert Dawson told the county Transportation Improvement District board on Monday if everyone works out that realignment of the problematic ...

Second phone line added for vaccine registration

LISBON — Due to the overwhelming response to the reservation line for the upcoming drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination clinic, the Columbiana County General Health District has added a second telephone number for residents to call. Those residents 75 and older (with a priority to those 80 and ...

Three Salem Township residents speak out in support of constable

FRANKLIN SQUARE — Three residents spoke out in support of Constable Dan Valentine at the Salem Township trustee meeting Tuesday, saying he’s needed in the township. Tami Dennison indicated she wanted to show her support after seeing the negative comments made last month by a resident ...

Liverpool man sentenced to 5 years in shooting incident

LISBON — An East Liverpool man was sentenced to five years in prison for a shooting incident in October 2018. William E. “Bill” Show, 40, Royal Lane, East Liverpool, was sentenced to four years in prison on charges of felonious assault and improperly discharging a firearm at or into a ...

More hope for antibody drugs

New results extend hopes for drugs that supply antibodies to fight COVID-19, suggesting they can help keep patients out of the hospital and possibly prevent illness in some uninfected people. Eli Lilly said Tuesday that a two-antibody combo reduced the risk of hospitalizations or death by 70% ...

Threat interrupts Branch classes, proves unfounded

BELOIT — West Branch schools were closed Tuesday due to a threat that turned out to be not credible. Students and staff were able to return to the buildings Tuesday afternoon for scheduled athletic practices and games following a thorough investigation by the Goshen Police District and ...

West Branch homecoming

The West Branch winter homecoming queen will be crowned before the varsity boys basketball game Friday. The court: (front from left) Jaci Thomas, Alaya Kiser, Jillian Pidgeon, (back) Sidney Milliken, Riley Tuel, Jordan Anderson, Ava Decker and Destany Blake.

Drones used to drop drugs into prison

LEBANON — Two men allegedly used a drone to drop drugs and cell phones into the yard at an Ohio prison last summer in what authorities described as an “Easter egg hunt” for inmates. Michael Eugene Russell Williford Jr., 28, of East Cleveland, and Bryan Douglas Shepherd, 27, of Richmond ...

Man arrested picking up groceries during curfew sues

CLEVELAND — A man arrested for trying to pick up a grocery order during a city-imposed curfew following racial injustice protests in downtown Cleveland sued in federal court on Tuesday the city and police officers who detained him. Mehdi Mollahasani, 38, of Cleveland, spent two nights in ...