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Lelless resigns his council seat

February 12, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — Three months after winning his campaign for City Council, John Lelless resigned his 3rd Ward seat, saying he does not believe he can be effective for the people who elected him and ha... more »»

 
 
 

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Lelless resigns his council seat

February 12, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — Three months after winning his campaign for City Council, John Lelless resigned his 3rd Ward seat, saying he does not believe he can be effective for the people who elected him and ha... more »»

Mingo residents discuss water issues

February 12, 2016 MINGO JUNCTION — Village residents had an opportunity on Thursday to express opinions about proposed increases to water and sewer rates during the first of two townhall meetings. more »»

Firefighters rescue man from roof

February 12, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — City firefighters rescued a man on the roof of a burning house at 636 Broadway Blvd. early this morning and then began a frantic search for another man who was said to be inside. more »»

Annexation hearing set for May 5

February 12, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — A public hearing is scheduled for 11 a.m. on May 5 in the courthouse concerning the request of Wallace Heights residents to be annexed into the city of Toronto. more »»

Woman guilty of taking money from grandmother

February 12, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — A Jefferson County Common Pleas Court jury deliberated for about 90 minutes on Thursday before finding a Wintersville woman guilty of taking $25,000 from her grandmother, Nicole M. more »»

Local Sports

Morgantown stays unbeaten by dropping Steubenville in OVAC 5A semifinal

February 12, 2016 MORGANTOWN — With a scratch between his eyes, Morgantown High’s Antonio Morgano found his way to the corner of the court during the first quarter Thursday night, at the Rowdy Cente. more »»

Wheeling Central gets past Crusaders

February 12, 2016 WHEELING —With an OVAC 2A championship game looming less than 48 hours away, Wheeling Central was not caught looking ahead Thursday night. more »»

Madonna topples Weir for second time this season

February 12, 2016 WEIRTON — Madonna has reason to brag. more »»

Parkersburg South takes care of Red Riders in OVAC pool play

February 12, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The Parkersburg South boys basketball team earned a 101-60 win over visiting Weir High in OVAC pool play on Thursday. more »»

Dual meet

February 12, 2016 Matthew Peaslee Dual meet Indian Creek’s Daniel Hague, top, wrestles Edison’s Seth Cade at 138 pounds during Thursday’s dual meet in Wintersville. more »»

Obituaries

Alex Stewart

February 12, 2016 Alex Cole Stewart, infant son of Jared and Amanda (Booska) Stewart of Toronto, OH, was born on January 24, 2016, in Steubenville, OH and passed away peacefully at home on Thursday February 11, 2016. more »»

Stephen Humble

February 12, 2016 Stephen “Steve” Ray Humble, 70, of Richmond, OH, passed away February 11, 2016, at Valley Hospice Care Center North, Steubenville. more »»

Charlotte Forst

February 12, 2016 Charlotte J. Forst, 68, of Georges Run, OH, passed away Thursday February 11, 2016, at home. There will be no services. Arrangements entrusted to Wheeler Funeral Homes. Offer condolences www. more »»

Irma Taylor

February 12, 2016 Irma L. (Tweedy) Taylor, 77, of Rayland, OH, died February 7, 2016, surrounded by her family at home. Friends will be received at the Rush Run Community Chapel 1983, Co. Rd. more »»

James Harris

February 12, 2016 James K. “Hairball” Harris, 64, of Hammondsville, OH, passed away February 9. There will be a remembrance gathering for James at the Elevate Him Ministries, 1329 Main S. more »»

Community

Red and Black Gala for SHS scholarships

February 12, 2016 A first-time event offering area residents a fun evening out and a way to help students with scholarships is on the social calendar for Feb. 20. The first Red and Black Gala will be held from 7 p.m. more »»

Community happenings

February 12, 2016 Benefit dinner, auction on Feb. 21 to aid local resident Kelli Knight Kelli’s Garden of Love Benefit Dinner and Auction will be held from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Feb. 21 at Hellenic Hall, 300 S. more »»

Lenten fish dinners

February 12, 2016 St. Thomas Episcopal Church will hold Lenten fish dinners WEIRTON — St. Thomas Episcopal Church will hold a fish dinner from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. more »»

Winter fun

February 12, 2016 more »»

Celebrity chefs and jazzy jeans

February 11, 2016 The Jefferson County Fourth Street Health Center was the beneficiary of the third-annual “Jazzy Jeans and Jewels” fundraiser held Saturday at Sargus Hall behind Blessed Sacrament Church in... more »»

Letters to the Editor

‘Except for’ prevailing thought

February 7, 2016 To the editor: As we thankfully enter the final year of this presidency, the Obama-Biden duo’s concern has changed to solidifying its legacy. more »»

Speaker will show how the left works

February 7, 2016 To the editor: You’ve already heard this — our country’s on the wrong path. And I can’t say I disagree, but in order to convey your point, you must first understand your opponent’s argument. more »»

Some issues rehashed

February 7, 2016 To the editor: Issues rehashed in 50 words or less, and chosen at random: ¯ The conservative pundits get so pumped up in what the Heritage and other conservative think tanks say, they can’t think fo... more »»

New bridge makes no sense

February 7, 2016 To the editor: This is regarding the proposed $130 million bridge that will cross the Ohio River between Brilliant and Wellsburg. more »»

Freedom of worship still under attack

January 31, 2016 To the editor: The freedom to worship God is at the center of the 2016 presidential election. more »»

Business

Mountaineer has new cuisine

February 7, 2016 From staff reports CHESTER — Officials with Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort have announced several new food and beverage choices that will be coming to restaurants on property. more »»

Richmond man named chief of finance for Pittsburgh Mercy nonprofit

February 7, 2016 PITTSBURGH — Eric C. Barley of Richmond has been named chief financial officer of Pittsburgh Mercy, a health and human service nonprofit organization in Southwestern Pennsylvani. more »»

Texas Roadhouse open at Highlands

February 7, 2016 By DORSEY KINDLER Staff writer TRIADELPHIA — There’s a new “roadhouse” in town. That’s right. As of Tuesday, the new Texas Roadhouse is open for business at the Highland. more »»

Texas Roadhouse open at Highlands

February 7, 2016 By DORSEY KINDLER Staff writer TRIADELPHIA — There’s a new “roadhouse” in town. That’s right. As of Tuesday, the new Texas Roadhouse is open for business at the Highland. more »»

Acquisition of East Liverpool City Hospital completed

February 7, 2016 EAST LIVERPOOL — With a new owner in place for East Liverpool City Hospital, many doctors and community members are now looking toward a positive future. more »»

 
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A quick memory for the Challenger

January 28, 2016 Time won't let me write much of a blog post about the Space Shuttle Challenger explosion, but here's the memories: It was my first anniversary at the Herald-Star. more »

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