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Energy company may build two power plants in Brooke

March 3, 2015 WELLSBURG — A Buffalo-based energy company has announced it may build two gas-fired power plants on more than 100 acres north of the former Wheeling Corrugating Plant in Beech Bottom. more »»


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Energy company may build two power plants in Brooke

March 3, 2015 WELLSBURG — A Buffalo-based energy company has announced it may build two gas-fired power plants on more than 100 acres north of the former Wheeling Corrugating Plant in Beech Bottom. more »»

Planners hear rezoning request for hotel

March 3, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — RSV Inc. plans to sell 5 acres of riverfront property near state Route 7 to a hotel developer and has requested a zoning change to allow the sale of the vacant lot to procee. more »»

Friends remember clerk as gruff with big heart

March 3, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Linda Porter, the clerk for the Jefferson County commissioners for 42 years, died unexpectedly Saturday. more »»

Netanyahu blasts Iran deal, touts U.S.-Israel ties

March 3, 2015 Associated Press WASHINGTON — Seeking to lower tensions, Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. more »»

Follansbee discusses paving

March 3, 2015 FOLLANSBEE — While streets and yards are covered with snow and there’s few, if any flowers, to be seen, spring and fall issues were on the minds of City Council Monday. Mayor David Velegol Jr. more »»

Local Sports

Buckeye bows out to Dover

March 4, 2015 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — With 13 of 14 players scoring and a defense that limited the Buckeye Local boys basketball team to just seven buckets, No. more »»

Weir falls to Fairmont

March 4, 2015 FAIRMONT — After what could be termed as a rocky start for Fairmont Senior, the Polar Bears asserted themselves and ran off with a 76-42 victory over visiting Weir in the Region I Section I semifina... more »»

Bears outlast Bees in triple OT

March 4, 2015 NEW MANCHESTER — East Fairmont had its chances. Multiple chances. The Bees had the ball at the end of regulation and the first and second overtimes, but could not convert. more »»

Stewart’s 3 at buzzer lifts Bellaire past Harrison Central in sectional

March 4, 2015 GNADENHUTTEN — The basketball cliche that says games are won and lost at the foul line proved true once again Tuesday night at Indian Valley High Schoo. more »»

Kansas overcomes West Virginia’s lead at The Phog

March 4, 2015 LAWRENCE, Kan. — Frank Mason III capped one of the biggest comebacks in Allen Fieldhouse history by scoring the last eight points in overtime to lead No. 9 Kansas past No. more »»


Charles Christopher

March 4, 2015 CHRISTOPHER, Charles G., 51, of New Waterford, OH, passed away March 1, 2015, at his home. He was born Oct. 4, 1963, in Steubenville, OH, a son Betty . more »»

George Irvin

March 4, 2015 IRVIN, George R., Sr., 68, of Mingo Junction, OH, passed away Tuesday, March 3, 2015, at Trinity Medical Center West in Steubenville, OH. He was born Oct. more »»

Anna Baricska

March 4, 2015 BARICSKA, Anna Mae (Foley), 84, of Steubenville, OH, passed away Feb. 28, 2015, at Trinity West ER. She was born June 18, 1930, in Hopedale, OH, a daughter of the late Harry and Iva Plant Foley. more »»

Eric Garvin

March 4, 2015 GARVIN, Eric Joseph, “E.J.,” 38, of New Athens, died Sunday. Visitation Thursday from 4-8 p.m. at the House of the Shepherd Church in New Athens, where service will be Friday at 11 a.m. more »»

Kathy Nickerson

March 4, 2015 NICKERSON, Kathy Tracey, 50, of Wheeling passed Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. Visitation 4-7 p.m. Friday at Wilson Funeral Home, Brookside; funeral Saturday at 10 a.m. more »»


Some possibilities for Lenten meals

March 4, 2015 The Lenten season brings on its own set of meals for the weeks leading up to Easter and Resurrection Sunda. more »»

Community happenings

March 4, 2015 Creamed chicken and biscuit dinner set for Thursday in East Springfield The East Springfield Community Recreation and Service Center will host its monthly fundraiser dinner from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. more »»

Fishing honors

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Accessorizing topic for woman’s club

March 3, 2015 It was a sea of red when the GFWC/Ohio Wintersville Woman’s Club members held their Feb. more »»

National Active, Retired Federal Employees Chapter 2191 to meet

March 3, 2015 The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Chapter 2191 will hold its meeting at 9:30 a.m. on March 9 at the Shorac Family Center, Wintersville. more »»

Letters to the Editor

Cancer dietary distribution a success

March 1, 2015 To the editor: Although challenged by the inclement weather, 23 volunteers braved the wintry blast and made it possible to complete the 21st Cancer Dietary Initiative monthly food distribution on Feb. more »»

Bono, Cook earn praise

March 1, 2015 To the editor: I am writing to express my sincere appreciation for the difference that K-9 officer Bono and K-9 police officer Rob Cook are making in our community. more »»

CCHS play was enjoyable

March 1, 2015 To the editor: I had an opportunity on Feb. 20 to see the Catholic Central High School Drama Club play for 2015, “Tomorrow is Another Day. more »»

Gentile criticism way off base

March 1, 2015 To the editor: In response to the letter authored by Franciscan University of Steubenville professor Joseph Zoric titled “What’s missing from Gentile’s record” (Feb. more »»

Smoking ban raises questions

March 1, 2015 To the editor: Beginning on July 8, the Hancock Board of Health in West Virginia’s Northern Panhandle held a series of meetings to get public input for a ban on second-hand smoke that includes all... more »»


Elevation offers books, music, gifts in Wellsburg

March 1, 2015 WELLSBURG — Elevation Books & Arts is a fitting name for the new Wellsburg business at 1438 Commerce St. (state Route 2) because its owner and manager aim to lift the spirits of those who enter. more »»

Validate subscription, log on to newspaper website for chance to win a tablet device

March 1, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Print subscribers to the Herald-Star and The Weirton Daily Times will have a chance to win their choice of an iPad Mini or an Android tablet during a March promotional drive. more »»

Wellsburg couple endows WVU dentistry scholarship

March 1, 2015 WEST LIBERTY — Dr. David G. more »»

Real Estate Transfers

March 1, 2015 The following real estate transactions were filed in Jefferson County: Lucilla Groves (deceased) to William Groves, 7.777 acres, Island Creek Townshi. more »»

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