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Domestic violence art exhibit planned

EAST PALESTINE — The fifth annual Artisans Against Domestic Violence Art Exhibit, funded by Ozer Ministries and Columbiana County Job and Family Services, is scheduled for 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 12 at the East Palestine Country Club. This year’s theme is “Domestic Violence: Behind the ...

US hiring slows amid signs of longer-lasting economic damage

WASHINGTON — U.S. hiring slowed in July as the coronavirus outbreak worsened, and the government’s jobs report offered signs Friday that the economic damage from the pandemic could last far longer than many observers originally envisioned. The United States added 1.8 million jobs in July, ...

Escapee caught after 50 years

DENVER — A man who escaped from a Colorado prison in 1974 was found living under an alias in a small town in northern New Mexico after the Denver police officer he shot decades ago helped track him down. Luis Archuleta, 77, also known as Larry Pusateri, was arrested Wednesday in Espanola, New ...

DeWine results show tests imperfections

WASHINGTON — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine’s positive-then-negative test results for the coronavirus are a reminder that no test is definitive. The governor tested positive using a rapid test Thursday, before testing negative later in the day using a more sensitive laboratory-developed test. He ...

Ohio Supreme Court will hear armed school staff training case

HAMILTON — The Ohio Supreme Court will hear a school district’s appeal of a ruling that they must provide police-level training to employees carrying concealed weapons. Madison Local Schools voted to allow armed school employees after a 2016 shooting in which two students were shot and ...

Community Calendar

SAT/8-8 Calcutta Beaver Creek Wildlife Education Center open 1-5 p.m. Columbiana Good As New Shoppe at Methodist Church, 210 S. Main, open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., summer clearance in progress East Palestine Stuffed pork chop, from 4-7 p.m. at Eagles, $8, eat in or carryout, 886-0397 ...

Mobile Meals of Salem

By way of video conference, board members, volunteers and donors making up the membership of Mobile Meals of Salem, Ohio Inc., met for their 44th annual meeting. Special recognition was given to Doris Nuckols who, during her time of service, donated hundreds of hours and she will be sorely ...

St. Paul grows STEM

SALEM — St. Paul School now holds the Ohio STEM designation for its effective use of project-based and problem-based learning, particularly in areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. “This separates us from everyone else,” Principal David Pancurak said. “This shows the ...

Ohio may purge 120K inactive voters post-election

COLUMBUS — About 120,000 inactive Ohio voter registrations will be purged from state voter rolls after the November election, the state elections chief announced Friday, while saying that number could go down if people on the list simply vote in the election. The removal, required under ...

A quieter fairgrounds

With the full county fair being changed to a Junior Fair with market projects only, the fairgrounds were a little quieter than usual on Thursday. Although the participants won’t be able to display the livestock in person, they will still keep busy taking care of their animals. Thursday served ...