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Oak Glen graduates 120

May 26, 2016 NEW MANCHESTER—Oak Glen High School’s Class of 2016 celebrated its graduation on Wednesday by remembering two classmates, honoring a veteran school board member and watching four seniors receive... more »»

Demolition of Lisbon Street homes to begin

May 26, 2016 EAST LIVERPOOL — Demolition should get underway today on the three Lisbon Street homes that were condemned as the result of a landslide that started in March as small cracks in the pavement. more »»

Despite plea to seek applicants, animal control officer named dog warden

May 26, 2016 LISBON — Wellsville’s animal control officer has been named Columbiana County’s new dog warden, despite a dog pound volunteer’s plea that county commissioners seek applicants for the job before... more »»

School board hires new principal

May 26, 2016 WELLSVILLE — With a little more money in the coffers, the village school board has decided it can afford another principal and Wednesday hired a Canfield teacher to fill the spot. more »»

County speller’s time at bee comes to an end

May 26, 2016 One letter made a difference for Southern Local eighth grader Harmony Black at the 89th Scripps National Spelling Bee, and that one letter brought her run at the bee to an early end. more »»

Hancock County has 2 essay winners

May 26, 2016 Two Hancock County students were winners in State Treasurer John Perdue’s “When I Grow Up” essay contest, each receiving $500 in SMART529 prize money for their college savings accounts. more »»

Bat tests positive for rabies

May 26, 2016 CHESTER—A bat that bit a Chester resident has tested positive for rabies, the Hancock County Health Department said. The bat was one of two found in the Chester home Monday night. more »»

County’s unemployment rate drops, state’s jobless rate increases

May 26, 2016 LISBON — Columbiana County’s unemployment rate dropped by nearly 1 percent in April, but the same could not be said for the state’s jobless rate. The county’s unemployment rate dropped from 7. more »»

Wolf files complaint with ADA

May 25, 2016 EAST LIVERPOOL — A member of the city school board has filed a formal complaint over the district’s failure to help him hear what is said during board meetings. more »»

Contractor to begin mobilizing equipment for landslide repairs

May 25, 2016 EAST LIVERPOOL — A Cutler, Ohio, contractor has been hired by the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) to repair the landslide that has decimated a portion of Lisbon Street (state Route 267)... more »»

Suit: Contractors ‘conspired’ to hide OGMS roof leaks

May 25, 2016 NEW CUMBERLAND—Oak Glen Middle School’s persistently leaking roof is the subject of a multi-party lawsuit filed Monday by the Hancock County school board. more »»

Black: First day was ‘harder than expected’

May 25, 2016 When it comes to the top spelling bee in the country, the stakes are raised and the words are tougher. For Harmony Black, she saw the first day wasn’t going to be an easy one. more »»

Top students recognized at luncheon

May 25, 2016 WELLSVILLE — Less than a week away from graduation, the top students of the Wellsville Class of 2016 received a special luncheon on Tuesda. more »»


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10th annual ‘Meet Our Heroes’ to be held Saturday

May 25, 2016 CHESTER — The 10th annual “Meet Our Heroes” event is 11 a.m. Saturday on The Orchards at Foxcrest campus. U.S. more »»

BOE approves five year forecast

May 25, 2016 EAST LIVERPOOL — The five year forecast for the city school district predicts some red ink by the final year, but Treasurer Kathy Jo Laughlin said, not to worry, she expects things to improve before... more »»

Board approves budget

May 25, 2016 NEW CUMBERLAND—Despite uncertainties at the state level, the Hancock County school board has approved a $45.3 million budget for fiscal year 2017. The balanced budget includes $36. more »»

Meeting Notices

May 25, 2016 Today 3:30 p.m., Wellsville Board of Education, special meeting, Daw Elementary Conference room, hire a Daw Elementary/Asst. Jr. more »»

Wellsville man agrees to Alford plea in rape case

May 25, 2016 LISBON — Donald Ray Dillon, 57, 12th Street, Wellsville, agreed to plead guilty in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court in an Alford plea to a prosecutor’s information charge of rape, a first degree... more »»


Catholic Charities Meal May 26, 2016

EAST LIVERPOOL — Catholic Charities Senior Center, 600 East 4th St., will serve a community meal noon to 2 p.m. today. Menu includes, barbecued rib sandwich, macaroni and cheese and baked beans. more »

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