An East Liverpool man sentenced to prison two weeks ago after pleading guilty as charged was back in court Friday asking to be released until he can contest his sentence. The request on behalf of Chad R. Grey was denied by Columbiana County Common Pleas Court Judge Scott Washam, however.

An East Liverpool man was cited for driving without a license following a traffic stop in town on Friday afternoon, but other charges could result if the substance found in the car tests positive for drugs. Police Chief Mike Abraham said they received a tip that a blue Dodge Avenger containing possible drugs and weapons and being driven by someone without a license was in Lisbon, and a vehicle matching that description was spotted on Beaver Street at about 1:30 p.m. After police spotted the car, the driver, identified as 18-year-old Matthew R. Young of East Liverpool, pulled into the parking lot at Brian's Barbershop.

Columbiana County commissioners are contemplating creating another organization that would assist in their efforts to jump start the U.S. Route 30 project. Commissioners agreed this week to explore joining with four other counties in creating a regional transportation improvement project as a way to obtain state and federal funding for Route 30. "What this does is give us an opportunity to go with other counties to work together on options on how to make Route 30 happen," said Commissioner Mike Halleck.

Easter egg hunt for children and dogs, 11 a.m. March 28, Firestone Park, fundraiser for Humane Society of Columbiana County. - EAST PALESTINE - East Palestine Rotary Club's Easter egg hunt, 11:30 a.m. March 28, East Palestine Park.

Fourteen-month-old Kaysen Berdine of Columbiana was all smiles as she made a fast break onto the court during half-time at the Columbiana County Board of Developmental Disabilities annual basketball game against the Comets at Lisbon High School.

On Feb. 27, the Columbiana County Career and Technical Center hosted a pep rally in honor of their student skills organizations. The 3 student skills organizations from the CCCTC are SkillsUSA, Business Professionals of America , and Future Farmers of America .

Cities, villages and townships in Columbiana County will soon be asked for their approval so the county's 911 system can undergo its first major upgrade since operations began nearly 10 years ago. County commissioners started the ball rolling Wednesday by approving a resolution in support of amending the 911 plan so the system can be upgraded to Next Generation 911, which is capable of accepting text messages, photographs and videos sent from cell phones and other electronic devices.

Tyrone A. Fleshman, 61, Youngstown, was eastbound on state Route 517 in Center Township at 5 p.m. Saturday and went off the left side into a mailbox and a fence. He was cited for failure to control.

Hugh A. Miller, 24, Alderlick Road, pleaded guilty in Columbiana County Common Pleas to aggravated vehicular assault and OVI. Miller faces up to six years in prison, a $3,250 fine and a five-year license suspension.

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He was born May 9, 1950, in Oklahoma City, Okla., the son of Ben Funderburg Sr. and the late Ethel Lee Funderburg. Bennie was a 1968 graduate of Lexington High School, Mansfield, Ohio, where he played track, football and was a member of the Lettermen's Club and Key Club.

The solutions people at Heritage Thermal Services helped Columbiana County on March 18 by removing an obsolete scanner from the courthouse in Lisbon that had been used for security checks. Company personnel sent the old machine to an authorized recycling facility at no charge to the county.

Columbiana County's unemployment rate dropped by 0.6 percent in February after increasing by 2 percent the month before. The county's jobless rate was 6.5 percent last month, down from 7.1 percent in January, according to figures released Tuesday by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.

At Sophomore Information Night held at the Columbiana County Career and Technical Center on March 12, 2015, potential students who visited had the opportunity to receive a golden ticket and be entered into a drawing for a chance to win one of two iPad minis. At the end of the night, two winners were chosen.

The city is shutting down the sidewalk and parking in front of the TanFastic building today due to recently-discovered evidence of more structural damage, with engineers suggesting a partial demolition of the upper walls. "We have monitors on the building that show it has moved," city Service/Safety Director Ken Kenst said Tuesday regarding a large section of the western wall.

The Columbiana County Federation of Conservation Clubs will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. today at Middleton Township Fish and Game. Matthew Smith, Northeast Ohio Scenic River coordinator for the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, will present a program on Little Beaver Creek, a federally designated wild river and a state designated scenic river.

A replat to create two lots on Bank Street from three existing lots owned by Habitat for Humanity of Northern Columbiana County will be handled directly by the city Planning & Zoning office. The replat originally appeared as an agenda item for the city Planning Commission meeting Monday but Chairman John Panezott said it's something the commission doesn't need to act on.

A new group has formed to advocate for nonprofits that use charitable bingo to raise funds. United Charities of Ohio wants lawmakers to update state laws that affect such games, including allowing electronic instant bingo and letting patrons bring their own alcoholic beverages to parlors.

A newer program with 15 students enrolled, Landscape and Environmental Design is preparing students for several careers improving their environment. The class instructor, John Garwood, gave a presentation about his program to the board at the Columbiana County Career and Technical Center at its recent meeting.

The St. Blaise annual spaghetti dinner is noon to 5 p.m. March 29 at the St. Blaise Lyceum on Eighth Street, Midland. Menu includes meatballs, spaghetti, salad, bread, dessert and beverage.