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New bridge eyed for 2016

October 2, 2014 WELLSBURG — Officials with the West Virginia Department of Transportation said Wednesday they hope to begin construction of a new Ohio River bridge in 2016 but noted there’s still more work to be... more »»


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New bridge eyed for 2016

October 2, 2014 WELLSBURG — Officials with the West Virginia Department of Transportation said Wednesday they hope to begin construction of a new Ohio River bridge in 2016 but noted there’s still more work to be... more »»

Franciscan to unveil new statue on Friday

October 2, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — It only took a few minutes for passers-by to notice the new statue of the late Pope John Paul II on the Franciscan University of Steubenville campus. more »»

State officials address funding for new span

October 2, 2014 WELLSBURG — In addition to outlining plans for a new Ohio River bridge, state transportation officials also fielded questions about funding for the span. more »»

Grand jury indicts eight

October 2, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — A man wanted by federal and state authorities on parole and gun charges and four people who allegedly conspired to burglarize a couple on vacation were among the eight people indicted... more »»

CAC board prepares for change

October 2, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Rich DeLuca resigned as chairman the Jefferson County Community Action Council board of trustees Wednesday as the board prepared to add new member. more »»

Local Sports


October 2, 2014 By WILL GRAVES AP sports writer PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Pirates believe they’re building something specia. more »»

Big Red blanks Brooke

October 2, 2014 WELLSBURG — The Brooke boys soccer team survived an early onslaught by Steubenville, but it was only a matter of time. more »»

Bears sweep Central

October 2, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Oak Glen got better as the match went on, and one big run helped the Golden Bears pull away en route to a sweep. more »»

Dons turn table on Knights

October 2, 2014 WEIRTON — The Madonna volleyball team rallied from a 20-20 tie to score the last five points and win the first set 25-20 then was in control the rest of the evening as it downed Toronto in three set... more »»

Red Riders sweep the Red Devils

October 2, 2014 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — The Weir High girls and boys soccer teams took a pair at St. Clairsville on Wednesday. more »»


Nancy Mulhollen

October 2, 2014 MULHOLLEN, Nancy F. (Curtis), 75, of Wellsburg, WV died peacefully on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, at Southmont Senior Care in Washington, PA. She was born on Oct. more »»

Jessie Bove

October 2, 2014 BOVE, Jessie Mae, 84, of Mingo Junction, OH, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, at her home. She was born Oct. more »»

Jane Thompson

October 2, 2014 THOMPSON, Jane S., 81, of Tiltonsville, died Wednesday. Friends received Friday, 4-7 p.m. at Borkoski Funeral Home, Tiltonsville. Mass 10 a.m. Saturday, St. Josephs Church. more »»

Ashli Kliner

October 2, 2014 KLINER, Ashli Ann, 43, of Toronto, OH, passed away at her home on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. more »»

Don Chaney

October 2, 2014 CHANEY, Don. The town of Chester lost its oldest native son with the passing of Don Chaney on Oct. 1, 2014. Born at home on Sept. more »»


What’s going on throughout the area

October 2, 2014 Grange members making plans The Jefferson County Pomona Grange No. 41 meeting and officers conference was held recently at Liberty Grange No. 1749 hall in New Alexandria. more »»

What’s up, Doc? Carrots for all

October 1, 2014 The bright orange, slender carrot is one of the brightest vegetables in the market right now. more »»

Community happenings

October 1, 2014 Irondale homecoming fall fest planned The village of Irondale is decorating with scarecrows placed throughout the town in prepration for the Irondale community homecoming fall fest and car show on... more »»

Letters to the Editor

Events will help area family

September 28, 2014 To the editor: To help and be there for others in a time of need is what makes small communities so special. On Oct. 12 there are two great events that are taking place to help a wonderful family. more »»

It’s time to vote incumbents out

September 28, 2014 To the editor: I am wondering if the people are as dissatisfied with Congress as I am? In our democracy I take my responsibility as a citizen seriously and wish that our legislative leaders did the... more »»

Brooke health board faces decision

September 28, 2014 To the editor: The issue of whether to prohibit smoking in public places such as restaurants, bars and other areas is a hot topic. more »»

Enjoy every season

September 28, 2014 To the editor: When you feel that first crisp breeze, you know that summer has gone and fall is in the air. This summer has been a mild temperature one. more »»

Clean Power Plan would be good

September 28, 2014 To the editor: Environment Ohio has just released a new report on dirty, inefficient power plants in the stat. more »»


Former Catholic Community Center finds new life

September 28, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Mike Smith fosters a vision of a revitalized downtown Steubenville, and he’s doing his part to make it happen one building at a time. more »»

Quick Takes

September 28, 2014 RISING STAR: Salene Mazur Kraemer of MAZURKRAEMER Business Law has been recognized as a Rising Star in West Virginia in business and bankruptcy law by Super Lawyers magazine. more »»

Mentor of year honor prepared for Dr. Dougherty

September 28, 2014 Local physician Dr. Joseph Dougherty, a physician at Ohio Valley Medical Center and East Ohio Regional Hospital, will receive the 2014 Dr. Benjamin . more »»

Kamarados earns certification

September 28, 2014 Nikolas A. more »»

Real Estate Transfers

September 28, 2014 The following real estate transactions were filed in Jefferson County: Richard McDowell to Laurel McDowell, lot 73, Becker Highlands. more »»

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Moving days, wedding day, discombobulation

September 30, 2014 There have been pre-wedding blow-ups this week, seemingly on the parts of everyone involved in the nuptials of The Drummer and DIL (Daughter in Law, whom I’m having trouble naming for the blog yet. more »

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