Officials look at costs to consolidate county’s 911 centers

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LISBON — Columbiana County emergency services and government officials are taking a closer look at consolidating the five 911 centers into one and what it would mean for first responders and dispatchers. The Columbiana County Emergency Services Committee approved proposing having a ...

Perry Township raid nets 2 arrests, drugs, guns

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SALEM — Perry Township’s recent move to assign a police officer to the Columbiana County Drug Task Force apparently paid off Thursday with a raid on a Benton Road property. The search warrant executed at 1069 Benton Road yielded numerous firearms and ammunition, some narcotics and pills ...

Lisbon recognized as Tree City USA

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Lisbon’s 40th anniversary as a Tree City USA was celebrated this week when staffers from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ Division of Forestry stopped by to present the village with a special flag. More than 70 trees have been planted in the village over the last two years. ...

EL man charged with burglary, drug possession

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LISBON — Robert L. Byrd III, 22, Oakland Avenue, East Liverpool, was served a secret indictment through the county Grand Jury, charged with burglary, a third-degree felony, and aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony. On Nov. 27, 2020, Byrd allegedly broke into an occupied ...

Beloit man pleads guilty to resisting arrest

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LISBON — Logan A. Rodden, 22, West Middletown Road, Beloit, pleaded guilty in common pleas court to obstructing official business and resisting arrest. He was placed on community control for four years, six months of which must be served at Eastern Ohio Correction center. On June 9, 2020, ...


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— Deputies were dispatched to Barnett’s Motel to assist Damascus EMS with a woman who was having a mental episode and acting aggressively at 6:52 a.m. Wednesday. The woman agreed to go to the hospital. — Ashley L. Davis, 33, was arrested for obstructing official business and driving ...