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K-9 nearing end of police career

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LISBON —Jesy is preparing to retire next year after seven years as the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office’s first K-9 deputy. Sheriff Ray Stone met this week with county commissioners to begin the process of replacing Jesy, who will retire next May with her handler, Lt. Allan Young. ...

EP Fire works to save lives and money

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EAST PALESTINE — The local fire department is saving money through University Hospital and is looking at additional savings through possible grants. Fire Chief Josh Brown said in his monthly activity report for May that the department has been accepted into the University Hospital (UH) EMS ...

Drugs may be the root of all of Rogers woman’s crime-related evil

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LISBON — A Rogers area woman was sentenced to attend the Eastern Ohio Corrections Center for her drug problems, which Assistant County Prosecutor Ryan Weikart said appear to be the root of the theft-related activities she was involved in last August. Larissa M. Ritteger, 34, Clarkson Road, ...

At the zoo, playtime is serious business

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CINCINNATI (AP) — They are playful, but this is no game. Shakira twirls plastic bottles on a rod. Walter noses through boxes to find hidden treasure. Mani cuddles his orange hippo plushie. A meerkat, a warthog and a tamandua (a mini-anteater of sorts) look like they’re having a ball ...

SCHOOL NOTES

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St. Paul scholars The St. Paul School Foundation has awarded its 2019 annual scholarship to seven Salem High School graduates. Recipients shared $8,400 in financial assistance for their first year of college education. The first-place winners are Jackson Corbisello, who will study at Ohio ...

ELCS graduation

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East Liverpool Christian School honored nine students at its graduation ceremony at Northside Community Church. Graduates were valedictorian Victoria Bryan, Benjamin Caldwell, Abigail Channels, Kennedy Cowdery, Samuel Johnson, Megan Lane, Haley Lovett, Erica Tenney and Clayton Timmons. ...

McKinley science fair

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McKinley Elementary fifth grade students under the direction of science teacher Mrs. Natalie Lindesmith competed in the school science fair. The students chose a project and used the scientific method to complete it which is a required standard of fifth grade science. Thirty-three outside ...

Port partners with business students at KSU

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SALEM — Throughout the spring semester, seven students taking the business consulting and practicum course at Kent State Salem worked on a project that could help generate commercial interest in Columbiana County. The students partnered with the Columbiana County Port Authority and the ...

Wellsville Alumni Association scholarships

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WELLSVILLE — The Wellsville High School Alumni Association awarded 21 graduating seniors $92,950 in scholarships during the school’s class day ceremony. WHSAA, established in 1989, has awarded a total of $974,500 to 377 different graduates. This year’s recipients: Rodger Crawford ...

Kent State awards scholarships to county graduates

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Kent State University’s Columbiana County campuses recently awarded scholarships to several local high school graduates who have applied to either the Kent State Salem or Kent State East Liverpool campus. Each Kent State Columbiana County Scholarship is valued at $500. Students who ...