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June 8, 2013
Salem News

Tickets for Canfield Fair shows offered

CANFIELD - Tickets for two blockbuster entertainment shows slated for the 2013 Canfield Fair go on sale Monday.

The fair will present Train at 8 p.m. Sept. 1; and Sheryl Crow and Gary Allan at 8 p.m. Sept. 2.

Tickets may be purchased online at, or in person at the Canfield Fair Administration Building from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 10-13. Call the fair offices at 330-533-4107 for additional hours. Tickets for both shows include: Grandstand seating ($30 and $40); blacktop seating ($40 and $50); gold circle (standing room only), $60.

Grammy-winners Train have achieved multi-platinum success since their formation in 1998 with songs such as "Meet Virginia," "Drops of Jupiter" and "Hey, Soul Sister."

Crow's 10 albums have sold over 50 million copies worldwide, and she is the winner of nine Grammy Awards. Songs such as "Leaving Las Vegas," "If It Makes You Happy" and "Soak Up the Sun" are among the biggest hits of the past two decades.

Since beginning his recording career in 1996, Allen has placed 26 singles on the Billboard Country charts, including 11 Top Tens and four number-ones, including "Man to Man," "Nothing on but the Radio" and his latest chart-topper, "Every Storm (Runs Out of Rain)." The Canfield Fair runs Aug. 28 through Sept. 2.

Columbiana school board to meet Tuesday

COLUMBIANA - The Columbiana Exempted Village Schools' Board of Education meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the high school media center.

New Waterford 1955 lunch planned

COLUMBIANA New Waterford High School Class of 1955 plans to meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. June 12 at the Taste of Country.

Okla. tornado benefit set in Columbiana

COLUMBIANA - The Oklahoma tornado benefit will be held from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. June 15 at the Village Plaza, (on the green by Burger King).

Activities include a food and bake sale, five local singing artists including John Branch and Mike Prater, a Chinese auction, face painting and safety forces demonstrations. Former Columbiana Mayor Dick Simpson will serve as master of ceremonies.

Those attending are asked to make a card or write a letter to the children affected by the tornado. All proceeds and donations will go directly to the 40 to 50 children who lost everything in the tornado.

Donations may be sent to Heart 4 Children Ministries, P.O. Box 1594, Chickasha, Okla. 73023.

Salem 1968 reunion planning meeting set

SALEM The Salem High School Class of 1968's reunion planning meeting begins at 6 p.m. June 20 at the SHS Alumni Office. All classmates are invited.

'As' worth rentals at Family Video stores

SALEM - Throughout June, students from kindergarten to college can earn free movie or game rentals at Family Video stores for each final "A" (or equivalent mark) they achieve in core courses. The company expects to give away millions of free movie and game rentals during the 2013 edition of its "Report Card 'A'" Program.

"Report Card 'A'" began over 30 years ago as a local promotion by Charlie Hoogland, the company's founder, in Springfield, Ill. It is now offered at all of the company's 775 movie and game rental stores in 19 states and Canada, and nearly 1,000,000 movie and game rentals were awarded to deserving students in 2012. As the scale of the program has grown, the purpose behind it remains the same.

Columbiana Chamber breakfast planned

COLUMBIANA - The Columbiana Area Chamber of Commerce will host a business breakfast June 14 at Das Dutch Haus. Registration begins at 7:15 a.m., breakfast at 7:30 a.m. and presentations at 7:45 a.m. followed by a brief question and answer session, concluding at 9 a.m.

The event topic is "Drilling Down the Utica Play." Speakers will include Jason Wilson of the Governor's Office of Appalachia and Harry Schurr of Consol Energy. Topics of discussion will revolve around getting to the basics of what is happening in and around Columbiana County, what is projected to happen and where the numbers are today. Cost is $10 for chamber members and $15 for non-members Reservations are required by calling the chamber office at 330-482-3822.

Crocheting workshop for children offered

LEETONIA- The Leetonia Community Public Library will host a crocheting workshop for children at 1 p.m. June 21. Children are invited to learn how to make a crocheted granny square which will be made into a blanket to be raffled off during the Artisans Festival in Wick Park in September. Participants will need to bring a crochet hook. Yarn will be provided.



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