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Heavy rains wreak havoc in Follansbee, Mingo

July 31, 2016 Heavy rainfall on both Saturday morning and evening wreaked havoc for area emergency departments, particularly in Follansbee and Mingo Junction, as they were called to areas in which water rose as... more »»


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Heavy rains wreak havoc in Follansbee, Mingo

July 31, 2016 Heavy rainfall on both Saturday morning and evening wreaked havoc for area emergency departments, particularly in Follansbee and Mingo Junction, as they were called to areas in which water rose as... more »»

Giving kids a chance

July 31, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — The children in the social room at Simpson United Methodist Church were having peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, a vegetable, fruit, a snack and milk. more »»

Hydroelectric power on the rise

July 31, 2016 WHEELING — Enough new hydroelectricity to power up to 320,000 homes will come online this year, while four new power plants are under construction at dams along the Ohio River in West Virginia and... more »»

Hollow Rock camp marks 198th year

July 31, 2016 SALINE TOWNSHIP — Going to the Hollow Rock Holiness Camp Meeting is a lot like going to church, except that it’s hot, in the middle of nowhere, for 10 days, with people who see each other only once ... more »»

Southwestern loses $1.8B amid drilling slowdown

July 31, 2016 WHEELING — Southwestern Energy Co., which now controls virtually all Marcellus and Utica shale drilling lease agreements in Ohio and Brooke counties, lost $1. more »»

Local Sports

Pirates trade Melancon to Nationals

July 31, 2016 SAN FRANCISCO — When Mike Rizzo and Dusty Baker called Mark Melancon on Saturday from the visiting clubhouse at AT&T Park, one thing that impressed them right away about their new All-Star closer is... more »»

Perez leads Brew Crew past Pittsburgh

July 31, 2016 MILWAUKEE — Hernan Perez drove in three runs with a two-run homer and an RBI single, lifting the Milwaukee Brewers over the Pirates 5-3 Saturday night after Pittsburgh dealt closer Mark Melancon to... more »»

Indians club four homers in 6-3 win over Athletics

July 31, 2016 CLEVELAND — Jason Kipnis hit one of Cleveland’s four homers, leading the Indians to a 6-3 win over the Oakland Athletics on Saturday night. more »»

Steelers’ tight ends look to fill in for Miller

July 31, 2016 LATROBE, Pa. — Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger called retired tight end Heath Miller the best teammate he ever had. more »»

Jackson ready for attempt to rebuild Browns

July 31, 2016 By TOM WITHERS Associated Press BEREA, Ohio — Dressed in an orange jacket and matching orange shorts, Browns coach Hue Jackson is easy to spot on a practice field crowded with players, coaches, bal... more »»


Betty Thompson

July 31, 2016 Betty Ann Monigold Thompson, 81, of Steubenville, OH (Pleasant Hill) passed away Thursday, July 28, 2016 at the Life Line Hospital, Wintersville, OH surrounded by her loving family. more »»

Alice Dyer

July 31, 2016 Alice M. Dyer, 75, of Toronto, OH, passed away Saturday, July 30, 2016 in the Valley Hospice Care Center North in Steubenville, OH. Alice was born Aug. more »»

John Winland

July 31, 2016 John Robert Windland, 56, of Bloomingdale, OH departed this life on Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at Trinity Hospital, Steubenville, OH. John was born on December 11, 1959 in Steubenville, OH. more »»

Rick Miller

July 31, 2016 On Tuesday, July 26, 2016, in the home that he built on Chestnut Ridge, Richard Lee “Rick” Miller, Jr. more »»

Edward Busby

July 31, 2016 Edward Busby, 96, of Hopedale, died July 29, 2016. Visitation 5-8 p.m. Mon, Aug. 1, Blackburn Funeral Home, Jewett; service there at 1 p.m. Aug. 2. more »»


Women’s golf news

July 31, 2016 BLACKMOOR The Monday evening ladies league at Blackmoor Golf Course played a “Throw Out Your Worst Hole” with Yuko Atwell the winner. Tied for second were Tammy Cox and Linda Caputo. more »»

Community Calendar

July 31, 2016 (EDITOR’S NOTE: The community calendar is only as accurate as the information provided to it. more »»

Work on War Memorial Building is moving along

July 30, 2016 Urban Mission Ministries’ War Memorial Building transformation is making progress, according to the Rev. Ashley Steele, the mission’s executive director. more »»

‘The Table’ resumes Thursday

July 30, 2016 Urban Mission Ministries invites anyone interested to participate in “The Table,” a monthly gathering that after a summer hiatus resumes at 6 p.m. Thursday at the mission located at 301 N. Fifth S. more »»

Church sermon topics

July 30, 2016 -- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “It’s A Small World After All.” -- Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, Steubenville: The Rev. Donald Creech, guest preache. more »»

Letters to the Editor

Swim team event caps great year

July 31, 2016 To the editor: The Marlin Youth Swim Team is a locally run developmental swim program that participates in the Ohio Valley Swim League. We are open to members between the ages of 5 and 18. more »»

Salvation Army needs your help

July 31, 2016 To the editor: As thousands of people in Steubenville are enjoying summer picnics, celebrations and family vacations, thousands more are turning to th Salvation Army for help and assistance with... more »»

GOP convention not impressive

July 31, 2016 To the editor: Did the recently held Republican National Convention in Cleveland, during which Donald Trump and Indiana Go. more »»

Death will leave a void

July 31, 2016 To the editor: The Ohio Valley will feel the loss of one of its own and a great man with the passing of my dear friend, George E. Livingston. more »»

Gentile on our side

July 31, 2016 To the editor: State Sen. Lou Gentile has been a strong advocate and true friend of veterans in the Ohio Valley. more »»


Real Estate Transfers

July 31, 2016 The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Frank and Phyllis Sciarra to John and Marcy Knight, lot 137, Lincoln Heights. Fort Steuben Management In. more »»

EGCC welcomes new board members

July 24, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — Two Youngstown State University alumni are the newest members of Eastern Gateway Community College’s Board of Trustees. David H. Coy and Carter P. more »»

Rusty Bull Taco Co. open in Toronto

July 24, 2016 TORONTO — The Rusty Bull Taco Co., 803 Franklin St. more »»

Quick takes

July 24, 2016 RECOGNIZED: Eagle Manufacturing of Wellsburg has been named one of the nation’s top 50 brands in the area of hardware and building supplies by HBSDealer, a trade publicatio. more »»

Real Estate Transfers

July 17, 2016 The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Edward and Mary Pleise to Lawrence Wilson Jr., 6.299 acres, Island Creek Township. Edna Pleise (deceased) to Edward Pleise, 6. more »»

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What the world needs now is Dr. King and RFK

July 11, 2016 Sometimes, right in the middle of Mass, God puts thoughts in my head that I have to get to write down as soon as I get home or I'll burst. The thought was one number. 1968. April 4, 1968, The Rev. more »

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