Karen Lanious, state Route 45, West Point, reported at 2:36 p.m. Wednesday she argued with her 16-year-old daughter, who was refusing to go to school. Lanious left and when she returned the teen was packing her clothes to leave.

Kaitlyn M. Brelloch, 22, Burton, Ohio, was westbound on state Route 165 in Unity Township at 3 a.m. Monday and hit a deer. Sharlene K. Thomas, 38, John Street, Salineville, was westbound on state Route 39 in Yellow Creek Township at 10:20 a.m. Monday and went off the right side into an embankment and overturned.

The Rotary Club of Salem's 18th annual "A Taste of Pizza" will be held from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Friday in the gym at St. Paul School featuring approximately 20 area eateries onsite. Tickets are $6 each and include your choice of up to five items of slices of pizza or desserts.

Trustees were elected and amended code regulations adopted during the annual Columbiana County Farm Bureau meeting Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015, at Winona Friends Church.

An alleged meth lab in a trailer on U.S. Route 30 was the target of the Columbiana County Drug Task Force and the sheriff's office on Wednesday afternoon. Lt. Brian McLaughlin, director of the DTF, said three people at the trailer at 27945 U.S. Route 30 were taken into custody, charged with manufacturing drugs and possession of the chemicals to manufacture drugs.

Pictured are Columbiana County Park District board members displaying the new banner at the park, from left, Dorothea Betz, chairperson; Eileen Dray-Bardon, commissioner; Michael West, vice chairperson; Marie Cox, secretary; and Rexford D. Underwood and Thomas Butch, commissioners.

A jury trial began Tuesday for a young East Liverpool man accused of violence against his girlfriend and keeping her in the apartment against her will on April 29. A Columbiana County Common Pleas Court jury was selected Tuesday morning for Keith Dishler, 19, Belmar Street, East Liverpool, charged with domestic violence and abduction. Alexis Burkett, Dishler's girlfriend at the time, reportedly had an apartment with her young son at the Woodland Hills complex on Wilbert Avenue in East Liverpool.

Simpson is in the second year of his first four-year term on council, and originally began serving the city as a member of the Board of Zoning Appeals in the late 1970s. Simpson served on the board for three years until being elected mayor in 1981.

Stacey Butcher, 31, Adams Road, Lisbon, pleaded guilty in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court to trafficking in counterfeit controlled substances, possession of drug paraphernalia and three counts of possession of drugs. She faces up to four and a half years in prison, a $12,750 fine and a five-year license suspension.

The Humane Society of Columbiana County will host the 2015 Go Hawaiian for Rescue ROCCing Reverse Raffle Luau on Nov. 7 at the Salem Golf Club. Tickets are $50 which includes two dinners, beverage and one chance at the grand prize of $1,200.

A judge in Medina County sided Tuesday with Nexus Gas Transmission, forcing landowners to allow the company's surveyors on their land. Judge Christopher Collier said the Texas pipeline company should have access to private property in order to complete surveys to build a 250 mile pipeline from Columbiana County through Michigan to Canada.

More activities have been announced for Salem Quakerfest, which kicks off Friday, continues Saturday and finishes up Sunday in local churches with some Quaker history sprinkled into sermons and church bulletins. Event volunteer David Schwartz announced the church involvement, saying members of the Salem Ministerial Association decided to talk about the pioneer Quakers in Salem during their services besides include an insert on their history in church bulletins.

Monte Mackall, Sell Road, Lisbon, reported at 6:08 p.m. Sunday there was some tension building in the home and wanted deputies to make certain nothing escalated. Betty Mackall told deputies she and her son would go stay at her mother's for the night.

WELLSVILLE TOPS 2231 met Sept. 29 at First Christian Church, 831 Main St., with co-leader Sharon Skeens presiding.

The crowded race for Center Township trustee became a little less so after one of the candidates withdrew from the race. The Columbiana County elections board on Friday received a letter from Jerry Cox announcing he was withdrawing from the race for Center Township trustee.

In addition to the much-publicized marijuana initiative on the November 3 election ballot, Ohio voters will decide hundreds of local questions-we have many here in Columbiana County directly affecting the governing of our communities. But if you are not registered to vote, you cannot participate in the election.

This week marks the 75th anniversary of National Newspaper Week, an observance that focuses on the importance of local newspapers. According to industry standards, more than 1,300 daily newspapers still bring the news to millions of readers in the United States, while more than 7,000 non-daily newspapers serve communities in every state and territory, and the Morning Journal is proud to be among them.