Local News

Route 154 crash

An Elkrun Township snow plow was struck by a dump truck about noon Friday near the Lisbon BP station on state Route 154, with the accident closing the road for nearly an hour. Snow plow driver Chris Beaver, 44, was heading west when an Acme dump truck driven by Edward Zaremba, 54, of ...

Community corner

Winona Ruritan WINONA — The Winona Ruritans met Jan. 22 at the Winona Methodist Church with 23 members in attendance and vice president Homer Althouse opening the meeting. Bruce Marhefka led the group in the singing of “America” followed by the invocation given by Bob Doyle Sr. Lee ...

Spaghetti dinner

From left, St. Paul School students Mackenzie Bonnot, Daniel Marin, Jillian Pieren, chef alumnus Frank Zamarelli, Principal David Pancurak and student Mark Smith prepare for this Sunday’s annual spaghetti dinner, set from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., to close out Catholic Schools Week. The cost is $8 ...

Salem Bee Champ

Eighth grader Maria Sargent repeated as champion of the Salem City Spelling Bee held in the high school auditorium Friday morning. Pictured, Junior High Assistant Principal Todd McLaughlin presents Maria with her first-place plaque.

Real Estate

Butler Township University of Mount Union to Aaron and Ashley Cosma, 19 acres on Georgetown-Damascus Road; $149,900. Center Township David and Marlene Stewart to Christian Gostey, home on Black Road; $74,000. Columbiana Belden Properties to Robert Phillips, home on Union Street; ...

POTTER FANS

These little Potter fans, 9-year-old Javan Dawson, 7-year-olds Parker Manley and Marcellus Roach and 6-year-old Cameron Conley were taking care of the fat heads and cheering their Potter players on during the game against Salem Tuesday.

Boyd sentenced to 20 years

LISBON — Tyrez Boyd, convicted of aggravated robbery and three counts of abduction in connection with the armed robbery of a Calcutta pharmacy, was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Thursday by Judge Scott Washam. Boyd, 25, Indianapolis, Ind., still denies he was in Columbiana County on ...

Elections board hires new deputy director

LISBON — A Columbiana High School graduate who has been working in the state legislature for the past two-plus years will be the number two person in charge at the Columbiana County elections board. The board on Thursday hired Bryce Minor as deputy director to fill the vacancy created with ...

County Port Authority seeks to be proactive not reactive

LISBON — When the Columbiana County Port Authority temporarily relocated to Leetonia last April, it was joined by the county Development Department to better coordinate economic development efforts in the county. On Monday, the port authority board took action intended to expand the ...

Columbiana to seek state approval for DORA

COLUMBIANA — The city will seek approval from the state to create a Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area (DORA) now that the majority of council approved legislation to begin that process. Council voted 4-2 during a special meeting on Tuesday in favor of legislation approving a DORA for 9.9 ...