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Wintersville man handed sentence

March 28, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Gerald E. more »»

JSWCD unveils its new offices

March 28, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — The Jefferson Soil and Water Conservation District broke in their new office space during an open house Friday at the Towers Building downtown. more »»

Valley continues to lose population

March 28, 2015 WHEELING — Despite nationwide economic recovery and a local surge in natural gas drilling, the U.S. Census Bureau estimates the Upper Ohio Valley lost almost 1,600 more residents over the last year. more »»

March madness

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Toronto July 4 committee accepting donations

March 28, 2015 TORONTO — The city’s Fourth of July committee is gearing up to accept donations for this year’s Independence Day celebration, set for July 4 at the city high school stadium. more »»

Local Sports

Brooke wins with 2 in 7th

March 28, 2015 ORLANDO — The Brooke baseball team scored four times in the top of the sixth and added two more in the seventh in an 11-10 victory over Dawson Friday at the Wide World of Sports Complex at... more »»

Indians confident they’ll contend and maybe do more in 2015

March 28, 2015 CLEVELAND — While their AL Central rivals jockeyed during the offseason, one trying to outdo the other to improve their chances of winning a World Series title, the Indians watched. That was the plan. more »»

Reds’ rotation is focal point as they try to bounce back

March 28, 2015 CINCINNATI — The rotation was Cincinnati’s strength in an otherwise disappointing season last year. It’s the Reds’ biggest question as they try to move forward. more »»

WVU returns bulk of team next season

March 28, 2015 West Virginia will press on. A defense in permanent hyper-mode was the catalyst for the Mountaineers’ first tournament appearance in three years and a surprising run to the Sweet 16. more »»

Notre Dame eyes history, shot at upsetting Kentucky

March 28, 2015 CLEVELAND — Beware, Kentucky. That little leprechaun looms. more »»


Harry Cummings Jr.

March 28, 2015 Harry E. Cummings, Jr., 85, of Toronto, OH, passed away Thursday, March 26, 2015, in the Trinity Medical Center West ER in Steubenville, OH. more »»

Carolyn Schoonmaker

March 28, 2015 Carolyn Sue (Layman) Schoonmaker of Mingo Junction, “Susie” as she was called by family and friends, went peacefully to be with our Lord on March 19, 2015, at Allegheny General Hospita. more »»

Frances Chivers

March 28, 2015 Frances B. Chivers, 95, of Amsterdam, passed away Thursday, March 26, 2015, at Trinity Medical Center West in Steubenville, Ohio. more »»

Yvonne Fair

March 28, 2015 Yvonne Marie Fair, 29, of Georges Run, Ohio, passed away Friday March 27, 2015, at home. Arrangements are pending at Wheeler Funeral Home, 712 Third St., Brilliant. more »»

James McConnell

March 28, 2015 James H. ‘Jim’ McConnell, 65, of New Somerset, OH, passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in Trinity Med. Center West in Steubenville, OH. more »»


Special Holy Week services announced

March 28, 2015 William F. Kirtdoll Foundation to present ‘Seven Last Words of Christ’ The William F. Kirtdoll Foundation will sponsor the annual “Seven Last Words of Christ: The When Series” at 6 p.. more »»

Special services at area churches

March 28, 2015 --COLLIERS?UNITED?METHODIST: Holy week services at the Colliers United Methodist Church will include the Maundy Thursday communion service on Thursday, beginning at 5:30 p.m. more »»

Church happenings

March 28, 2015 Sunday concert at Brentwood UMC A Palm Sunday evening concert featuring Led by Mercy will be held at Brentwood United Methodist Church, 148 Stephens St., Wintersville, on Sunday beginning at 6 p.m. more »»

Church sermon topics

March 28, 2015 Steubenville-area churches have announced the following sermon themes for their Sunday services: -- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Come to Calvary’s Holy Mountain,” Easter... more »»

A Caring Place holds 'Minute to Win It’

March 27, 2015 A Caring Place Child Advocacy Center, 705 Canton Road, Wintersville, hosted its 10th-annual dinner fundraiser on March 21 at St. Florian Hall, Wintersvill. more »»

Letters to the Editor

WIC contact info available

March 22, 2015 To the editor: Thank you for the article “WIC set to issue new cards” that appeared in Wednesday’s edition and reported changes that are coming to the WIC Department, but our contact information was... more »»

Taxation without an explanation

March 22, 2015 To the editor: JBGreen broke? Am I confused? Have I not previously read articles in the Herald-Star about the waste management system, NKA JBGreen, and how the team was going to make money for... more »»

Free speech tough topic

March 22, 2015 To the editor: I read recently that two students were expelled from the University of Oklahoma for leading a racist chant. Their actions were vile and reprehensibl. more »»

Questions about Bill O’Reilly

March 22, 2015 To the editor: Well, it’s Sunday once again, and, once again, the pages are filled with the idiot rantings of the severely and profoundly disturbed tea party. more »»

Help keep cemetery neat

March 22, 2015 To the editor: How does one go about honoring the memory of his departed loved ones? The answer often involves decorating the gravesites in the local cemeter. more »»


Murray paying $1.4B for more coal

March 22, 2015 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Robert Murray believes paying $1.4 billion to purchase majority interest in St. Louis-based Foresight Energy will give Murray Energy Cor. more »»

Cadiz holds annual recognition banquet

March 22, 2015 CADIZ — Citizens, organizations and business owners were recognized for their accomplishments during the past year at the 17th-annual Cadiz Community Recognition Banquet held recently at Sally... more »»

Agent, advisers recognized for successful 2014

March 22, 2015 STEUBENVILLE – Suzanne M. Kresser, an insurance agent with Tri-State Financial Services, has been recognized as the top producer of annuity products with the Slovene National Benefit Society. more »»

Comcast customers can turn devices in home into TVs

March 22, 2015 EXTON, Pa. — Comcast X1 customers in the Steubenville area now can access their TV lineup on any connected screen in their home. more »»

Thayer promoted at Specialty Retail

March 22, 2015 The promotion of Jack Thayer to senior vice president, general manager with Specialty Retail Group in Charlotte, N.C., was announced by the company. Thayer is the son of John R. more »»

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And a few personal notes from D.C.

March 26, 2015 My Washington trip gave me pause for a few personal observations during and after hours while traveling around the city with the Ohio Farm Bureau delegation last week. more »

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