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Leader of the pack

Local News

COLUMBIANA — When Amanda Frost needs to step away from her nonstop schedule, she still manages to keep herself busy. And while most people may want to relax with their time away from work, she does something entirely different. For a woman with four jobs, it is not surprising that she would ...

Chickens killed by dogs in Negley

Police News

A Taylor Road, Negley, woman reported to the sheriff’s department at 7:38 a.m. Wednesday dogs entered their chicken coop and killed the chickens. There were reportedly two dogs — a male boxer and a female mix breed — which had entered the A-frame chicken coop, forcing their way through a ...

Municipal Court

Court News

LISBON — In county Municipal Court a Feb. 25 pretrial was set for Barbara L. Ferguson, 65, Waterford Road, East Palestine, charged with aggravated menacing. When an AT&T repairman was working on repairing the internet at her home, she pulled out a loaded .38 revolver and pointed it at the ...

Meth probe ends in arrests

Local News

LISBON — Several arrests were made Thursday in connection to a 2018 methamphetamine investigation, which began in East Palestine and was found to have connections across much of the north part of Columbiana County. Brian McLaughlin, director of the county drug task force, said Friday the ...

ELO Court

Court News

EAST LIVERPOOL — In East Liverpool Municipal Court, Jerry E. Kirkpatrick, Midland, Pa., was fined $180 for driving under suspension and a turn signal violation. Korinna S. Moore, Salem, was fined $100 for failure to yield. Derica C. Barnett, Reynolds Street, was fined $30 for expired ...

Leetonia man gets four years for stealing from relatives

Local News

LISBON — A young Leetonia man who was caught stealing from relatives one too many times was sentenced in Common Pleas Court Thursday to spend four years in prison. Matthew E. Marshall, 19, Somer Street, Leetonia, had pleaded guilty in November to three counts of burglary, a second-degree ...

Pleas Court

Court News

New Cases Credit Acceptance Corp. vs. Justin Cosma, Salem, $16,829 plus interest sought for alleged debt owed. Rosemary McClish, Salem, vs. Salem Community Hospital, appeal sought of workers’ compensation claim. Sandra J. Miller, Salem, vs. Paul S. Miller, Blasdell, N.Y., divorce ...

Too much water unaccounted-for in East Palestine

Local News

EAST PALESTINE— When the village implemented new valves and flow meters that went online in the middle of 2019, the hope was to decrease the amount of unaccounted-for water (UFW). However, as Councilman Alan Cohen pointed out at the recent village council meeting, the amount of UFW has gone ...

Court News

Court News

LISBON — Amber E. Greathouse, Berlin Center, pleaded guilty in Common Pleas Court to aggravated possession of drugs for having meth on Nov. 30, 2018. Greathouse was found eligible for intervention in lieu of conviction and she was placed on a three-year intervention plan.

Columbiana R&B sets office hours

Local News

COLUMBIANA — The Restoration and Beautification Committee of Columbiana has established office hours in the Chamber of Commerce building at 333 N. Main St. in the latest effort to better provide information and access to residents about the committee’s ongoing $3 million project to ...