A Beloit area man was one of two men who pleaded guilty on Friday in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court. Kyle D. Adams, 20, Georgetown-Damascus Road, Beloit, pleaded guilty to breaking and entering, two counts of unlawful possession of a dangerous ordinance and four counts of theft.


A deputy was called to 42558 state Route 517 at 1:58 a.m. Sunday for a report that kids had taken a mailbox off its post. The mailbox was reattached by the deputy.


The Columbiana County Department of Job and Family Services is implementing a new program to provide free shoes and socks to poor children. JFS Executive Director Eileen Dray-Bardon received permission last week from county commissioners to begin the program, which will run from July 27 through Sept.


A state grant of more than half a million dollars awarded in this county will help to open a new food bank and provide job skills to impoverished residents in the Lisbon area. The Family and Children First Council of Columbiana County will be receiving a $523,000 Healthier Buckeye Grant, which is designed to help low-income families move out of poverty.


Assistant Warden Jay Nolte confirmed that Frank Karam recently quit to return to his family in Alabama. He said the move was for personal reasons.


A 20-year-old passenger in the other vehicle was transported by ambulance to the Salem hospital for possible injuries. - An officer responded to an East Fifth Street home at 3:54 p.m. Friday in reference to a civil dispute in which the property owner claimed the tenant was possibly selling items from the home and refused to come to the door.


City council's Finance Committee agreed recently to recommend a change in the income tax split to put more money into capital improvements and less in the general fund retroactive to January. According to city Auditor Betty Brothers, now is the ideal time because even if the amount going into the general fund decreased from 85 percent to 80 percent over the first six months, the total in the general fund would have been about the same.


Columbiana County Commissioner Tim Weigle hopes a meeting held last week will resolve any remaining disputes between the Homeworth fire chief and the county sheriff's office. Weigle arranged a meeting attended by Homeworth Fire Chief Brian Baker, county Sheriff Ray Stone, Chief Deputy Sheriff Allen Haueter and North Georgetown Fire Chief Ed Reichenbach to address concerns Baker raised at a June 29 commissioners meeting.


Charles Spenser Cox, 19, state Route 9, Kensington, was westbound on U.S. 30 in Center Township at 3:27 p.m. Thursday and went left of center off the left side into a guardrail face and was struck by Gerald E. Sanders, 66, state Route 172, Lisbon. Cox was cited for failure to control and Sanders was taken to the Salem hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.


A Cuyahoga County man was taken into custody Friday morning and faces charges following a raid on a home in the city. According to city officials, units with the Columbiana County Drug Task Force in conjunction with East Liverpool police raided a home located on 933 Bank St. around 8:30 a.m. Officers found drugs, contraband and an undetermined amount of cash inside the home, which was consistent with the sale of drugs.


Lloydora K. McDowell, 30, Cleveland, was sentenced in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court to 18 months in the Reformatory for Women in Marysville for two counts of possession of drugs. McDowell was found with a bag containing 28 grams of cocaine and a scale with a trace amount of both cocaine and heroin on it.


Dana Duffield, the woman who set fire to homes in Wellsville and stole items in Lisbon, was sentenced in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court on Friday morning to seven years in prison. "I'm truly sorry for what I did, and I know in my heart God will forgive me, and I just pray you will give me a lesser sentence," Duffield said to Judge C. Ashley Pike adding later.


Dana Duffield, the woman who set fire to homes in Wellsville and stole items in Lisbon, was sentenced in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court on Friday morning to seven years in prison. "I'm truly sorry for what I did, and I know in my heart God will forgive me, and I just pray you will give me a lesser sentence," Duffield said to Judge C. Ashley Pike adding later.


Michael D. Proctor, 47, Louisville, was bound over in Columbiana County Municipal Court to the common pleas court grand jury on a theft charge for allegedly stealing a Allis Chalmers 180 tractor owned by Kenneth Burbick on June 12. Proctor's bond is set at $75,000 cash or surety. A felony burglary charge against John Naulta, 45, Sharp Avenue, Salem, was amended to criminal trespassing, a misdemeanor.


A 14-year-old Lisbon girl was cited into Columbiana County Juvenile Court on July 1 for allegedly slapping her father's girlfriend, who was living with them at the time, and punching holes in her bedroom walls. A 15-year-old Wellsville girl was cited on June 28 with allegedly pushing her mother and pinning her against a wall.


A month after announcing its intentions to seek an engineer on record, Buckeye Water District made its selection during Thursday's Board of Trustees meeting. The board approved a resolution to name Dallis Dawson and Associates of East Liverpool as the engineer on record for the district the next two years.


Peter Dudea, Camelot Drive, Columbiana, reported at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday someone rang the door bell at his home, while one person was there alone. Deputies checked the area and around the home, but did not locate anything suspicious.