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Wrong way driver draws felony charge after pursuit

EAST LIVERPOOL — A Mahoning County man currently is in Columbiana County Jail on a $75,000 bond, awaiting his next court appearance after leading city police on a high speed pursuit down state Route 11. Antwane McMeans Jr. of Youngstown, is set for pretrial and preliminary hearing at 9:30 ...

Crestview will keep same GPA for sports participation

NEW WATERFORD — High School athletes at Crestview Schools will still need to achieve a 1.25 grade point average (GPA) in order to participate in sports this year. The board voted 3-2 not to change their current policy of requiring a 1.25 GPA with a schedule of at least five credits, despite ...

Former county official, East Liverpool mayor charged with illegal dumping

LACROFT —The former Columbiana County election board director and East Liverpool mayor found himself on the wrong side of the law last week. John Payne faces an illegal dumping charge in Liverpool Township, after being observed by off duty law enforcement allegedly discarding three large ...

Washingtonville residents warned of credit card thefts

WASHINGTONVILLE—Police have been receiving reports about thieves swiping credit cards from mailboxes on High Street. Police Chief Ken Faust is warning residents to stay vigilant about their personal information. “They are looking for credit cards,” Faust said. Council members Erik ...

No naysayers at sales tax hearing

CANFIELD — No opposition was voiced Monday during the first public hearing to discuss a proposed 0.25 percent sales tax increase to fund road and bridge repairs in Mahoning County over the next five years. Following a presentation by Mahoning County Engineer Pat Ginnetti on how the money ...

East Liverpool Schools honor roll

Fourth Quarter East Liverpool Junior High School Principals Honor Roll (All As) Sixth Grade: Hunter Estell, Hailee Joy, Clayton Valentine Seventh Grade: Andrea Brightwell, Jude Brown, Brady Dawson, Navaeh Elliott, Grayson Estell, Cara Fike, Tatum Fink, Ava Green, Elijah Grogg, Danielle ...

LaCroft Elementary honor roll

4th Nine Weeks *All “A’s” First Grade: Lainey Aday, *Chance Allen, *Dominic Baker, *Keaton Board, A’mya Boggs, *Harlo Burcham, Aubree Carnegie, Elijah Chestnut, *Emily Christy, Cole Deshler, Summer Doyle, *Brady Fennell, *Korbyn Frantz, *Gabriel Gump, Anberlin Herron, Arianna ...

Salem Community Foundation grants the Brightside Project back-to-school funds

SALEM —The Salem Community Foundation’s Board of Directors voted to grant The Brightside Project $15,000 to be used for their Back to School Clothes and Shoes Voucher Program that will help Salem City School District Head Start through 8th grade students get ready for the 2021-2022 school ...

County Briefing

Free Food Distribution Destiny House Church, 49345 Calcutta Smith Ferry Rd. will host a Drive Through Food Distribution Monday, July 26 1-3 p.m. For information call Vernia Hanna at 330-383-6971. East Liverpool Schools East Liverpool City Schools return to a full-day schedule in the ...

Community Calendar

WED/7-21 Beloit West Branch school board, 6:30 p.m., high school auditorium and Facebook; work session at 5:30 p.m. East Liverpool Salvation Army Soup Kitchen, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., eat-in or take-out; hot roast beef sandwich, mashed potatoes, vegetable dessert East Palestine Eagles ...