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At the bee

May 24, 2016 Savannah Gatts, 12, and her father, Nathan, enjoy a moment together after arriving at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Md. more »»


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At the bee

May 24, 2016 Savannah Gatts, 12, and her father, Nathan, enjoy a moment together after arriving at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Md. more »»

Rice, Gulfport raise production, but Gulfport loses money

May 24, 2016 ST. ClAIRSVILLE — In spite of continuing low commodity prices, both Rice Energy and Gulfport Energy increased natural gas production from early 2015 to 2016, although Gulfport reported a loss of $242. more »»

Alcohol sales ordinance advances

May 24, 2016 WEIRTON — The city is one step closer to allowing the limited sale of alcohol on select city properties, although it didn’t come without some arguments. more »»

Steubenville man handed 10-month sentence

May 24, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — A man who owes more than $79,000 in child support payments was sentenced on Monday to 10 months in prison by Jefferson County Common Pleas Judge Michelle Miller on a probation... more »»

Indian Creek won’t adopt school uniforms

May 24, 2016 By JESS LOOMAN Staff correspondent MINGO JUNCTION — A plan to enact a uniform dress code for elementary school pupils was rescinded during the Indian Creek Local Board of Education monthly meeting... more »»

Local Sports


May 24, 2016 VIENNA — The Oak Glen softball team is in an unfamiliar place. It’s a wanted place, though. more »»

Headed to Malone

May 24, 2016 Edison High School senior Josh Woika, flanked by his mother Michelle Durbin and stepfather Ron Durbin, will continue his academic and athletic careers at Malone College, where he will major in sport... more »»

Pitt RB James Conner says he is cancer-free after 6 months

May 24, 2016 Pittsburgh running back James Conner says he is cancer-free, less than six months after being diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma. Conner posted on his Twitter account Monday: “God is AMAZING. more »»

Kucherov’s excellence driving Bolts against Pens

May 24, 2016 TAMPA, Fla. — The bigger the playoff moment, the more Nikita Kucherov shines. more »»

Hornish doesn’t regret how Indy career quietly faded

May 24, 2016 CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Some drivers fear the end of their career. They hang on long past their prime, trying to find a ride, any ride, in every desperate attempt at another shot at a checkered flag. more »»


Dorothy Pratt

May 24, 2016 PRATT, Dorothy Irene, 57, of Wellsburg, WV, died peacefully on Monday, May 23, 2016, at Weirton Geriatric Center. more »»

Eileen Hart

May 24, 2016 HART, Eileen L. “IKE,” 78, of Carrollton died early Sunday morning, May 22, 2016, in the Aultman Compassionate Care Center at Canton. more »»

Jada Mallory

May 24, 2016 MALLORY, Jada Cheyenne. Funeral has been moved to Friday, May 27, 2016, at 1 p.m. to accommodate her mother’s recovery and attendance. A public visitation will begin at 9 a.m. more »»

James Herron

May 24, 2016 HERRON, James, 86, of New Cumberland passed away at the Acuity Specialty Hospital in Weirton on Sunday, May 22, 2016, following a lengthy illness. more »»

Nancy Merritt

May 24, 2016 MERRITT, Nancy Elizabeth, 72, of Smithfield, OH, passed away Saturday, May 21, 2016, at the Valley Hospice Care Center North, Steubenville, OH. She was born Jan. more »»


‘Special Needs Got Talent’ a hit

May 24, 2016 The first Special Needs Got Talent 2016 lived up to being something extra special. more »»

What’s going on throughout the area

May 23, 2016 Unionport Chapter OES holds annual inspection The Unionport Chapter No. 360, Order of the Eastern Star, held its annual inspection on April 2. more »»

Women’s golf news

May 22, 2016 BLACKMOOR LADIES?LEAGUE Blackmoor Ladies League played a NOSE game on May 16 with the game scored from holes one, six, seven, eight and nine. Claudia Norris took the event with the low scor. more »»

Letters to the Editor

Postal workers, residents thanked

May 22, 2016 To the editor: The Follansbee food pantry (R.E.A.C.H.) would like to express its heartfelt thanks to our local post office for the wonderful food drive they recently conducted. more »»

Wal-Mart made a big difference

May 22, 2016 To the editor: In the early 1990s while living in Colorado, I began to observe and admire the higher standards, pay and benefits of Wal-Mart drivers. more »»

Bootstraps event was a success

May 22, 2016 To the editor: On behalf of the Christian Students in Free Enterprise, I would like to thank everyone involved in making the Project Bootstraps seminar on April 16 a successful event. more »»

Questions raised about Smithfield

May 22, 2016 To the editor: I would like to address an incorrect statement made on my resignation in a recent story about Smithfield Village Council, which was stated as discord of the group, which wasn’t the... more »»

Sharing some circus memories

May 22, 2016 To the editor: Recent news reports about the final act of elephants in the circus brought back memories. The last time Ringling Bros. more »»


There is a new home for Hood’s

May 22, 2016 FOLLANSBEE — Hood’s Pharmacy has been serving the community for more than 50 years and, with the opening of its new location at 971 Main St., will have much more space to do that. more »»

Gas expo to feature political analyst

May 22, 2016 PITTSBURGH — A national political analyst who projects a massive win for Hillary Clinton in the November presidential election will be the keynote speaker for the 2016 Developing Unconventional Gas... more »»

Gene technology yields faster lab returns at Wheeling Hospital

May 22, 2016 WHEELING — A new technology at Wheeling Hospital is helping doctors obtain faster and more precise diagnoses of their patients’ conditions. more »»

Laney Tire opens in Steubenville

May 22, 2016 The Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce welcomed Laney Tire, 256 N. Third St., to the Steubenville business community with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday. more »»

IBEW, EGCC grant degrees to apprentices

May 22, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — Thanks to a unique partnership between a local union and Eastern Gateway Community College, 13 students finished a five-year apprenticeship program and earned an associate’s degree at... more »»

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Trump, the phenomenon

February 26, 2016 Super Tuesday looms ahead. Now, I should be making more guacamole, buying some wings and some good beer because this Super day is way more important to life than Super Bowl Sunday. more »

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