House hit with gunfire
STEUBENVILLLE - City Police and the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department responded to a house at 913 Sherman Ave. being hit with gunfire early Saturday morning.
Officers and a deputy found a bullet hole in the house and a shell casing outside on the sidewalk.
Three people inside the house weren't cooperative with officers and the deputy while they were investigating, according to a deputy.
Kwamaine Williams, 22, of Chicago was found hiding in a back room of the house.
He told officers and the deputy he didn't know what happened when the gunshot fired. He was taken into custody on a failure to appear warrant out of municipal court.
Jamiee Bing, 29, of 913 Sherman Ave. was arrested on an active bench warrant.
SRG to meet tonight
STEUBENVILLE - The Steubenville Revitalization Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. today at Froehlich's Classic Corner Restaurant.
PERI to meet Wednesday
WINTERSVILLE - Jefferson County, Chapter 5, Public Employee Retirees, will hold its regular monthly meeting at noon Wednesday at Zalenski's.
Guest speaker will be Dr. Brian Wilson of Schrickel Chiropractic. All retirees, spouses and guests are welcome.
Nine seek Buckeye school board seat
DILLONVALE - Members of the Buckeye Local School District Board of Education met in special session Friday and entered into executive session to discuss personnel issues.
Members discussed possible candidates for the fifth school board seat. All applicants will be interviewed Tuesday and Thursday of this week, with interviews conducted by board members.
Nine area residents are vying for an appointment to fill the board seat vacated by James Cesario, who was installed at the January meeting. At that time, he was also elected board president. He issued his resignation to Superintendent Mark Miller at the February meeting. Cesario cited scheduling conflicts as his reason for resigning.
Seeking the seat are Justin Buck of Dillonvale; Russell Cominsky, Tiltonsville; Roger Davis Jr., Rayland; Elmer DeMeter, Harrisville; Ty Lollini, Tiltonsville; Cheryl Morelli, Rayland; Michael Nichols, Brilliant; Michael Savastone, Rayland; and Robert Unterzuber II, Yorkville.
In other matters, Phil Pest was approved as high school football coach. Board member Dirk Pielech abstained from voting. Those voting in support of Pest were Naomi Kolkedy, Brad McFarland and Joe Zelek.