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August 29, 2014 Bible Methodist Church activities — Sunday — Morning Sunday school, 10 a.m.; service, 11 a.m.; evening service, 6 p.m.; weekly Bible study, 5:30 p.m. more »»


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Toronto Briefs

August 29, 2014 Bible Methodist Church activities — Sunday — Morning Sunday school, 10 a.m.; service, 11 a.m.; evening service, 6 p.m.; weekly Bible study, 5:30 p.m. more »»

Teammates remember Lee West

August 28, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Lee West won’t run onto the field when his Big Red teammates meet Cleveland JFK at 6 p.m. today at Harding Stdiu. more »»

CAC board to meet to complete agenda

August 28, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The Jefferson County Community Action Council board of trustees met in executive session for nearly 90 minutes Wednesday and plans to meet again next Wednesday to complete this week’s... more »»

Wells teachers take ALS ice bucket challenge

August 28, 2014 Teachers at Wells Academy in Steubenville took the plunge with the ALS Association’s ice bucket challenge Wednesda. more »»

Mountaineer reacts to Hancock smoking ban

August 28, 2014 NEW CUMBERLAND — The Hancock County Board of Health on Tuesday voted 5-0 in favor of a new countywide, indoor smoking ban that will go into effect on July 1. more »»

Local Sports

Central volleyball tops Steubenville

August 28, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — What a difference one day can make. For the Catholic Central volleyball team, that one day made for a positive improvement. For Big Red, that wasn’t the case. more »»

Nail biter: Weir, Big Red tie at 1

August 28, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The clocked stopped the ball. A few major rules of the game came into play during the thrilling end of the Weir and Big Red boys’ soccer team’s match. more »»

WVU set for match up with No. 2 Crimson Tide

August 28, 2014 MORGANTOWN —There’s been a different aroma in the air this week in Morgantown. more »»

Saban cherishes W.Va. roots

August 28, 2014 MORGANTOWN — Just when you thought the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game between Alabama and West Virgina couldn’t possibly have any more story lines, Clint Trickett drops a bombshell. more »»

Long Davis home run lifts Pirates over Cardinals, 3-1

August 28, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Ike Davis wasn’t able to play meaningful late-season games during his time with the New York Mets. He’s making the most of his chance with the Pittsburgh Pirates. more »»


Katherine Schmidt

August 28, 2014 Katherine Virginia Schmidt, 101, of Weirton, WV, passed away Wednesday, August 27, 2014, at Valley Hospice Care Center North, Steubenville, OH. more »»

Mary Roden Borton

August 28, 2014 Mary Madlyn (Bailey) Roden Borton, Mary went home to be with the Lord on August 27, 2014. She was born October 24, 1935, in St Mary’s WV. She is survived by her husband, Charles W. more »»

Albert Stasko

August 28, 2014 Albert J. Stasko, 91, of Weirton, passed away on Wednesday, August 27, 2014, at the Weirton Medical Center. more »»

Catherine Viola

August 28, 2014 Catherine Francis Marino Viola, passed away August 15, 2014, in Fontana, CA. She was born in Follansbee WV, July 30, 1925. more »»

Cathy Wells

August 28, 2014 Cathy Marie Wells, 55, of Cadiz, died Tuesday, August 26, 2014, at UPMC Montefiore Medical Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. more »»


A little ‘Throwback Thursday’ for you today

August 28, 2014 Are you familiar with Throwback Thursday? It’s the name of a weekly social media posting theme that users participate in on Thursdays, including on Facebook where I tend to enjoy seeing old pictures... more »»

Ruritans remember fellow member with scholarship rename, award

August 28, 2014 A scholarship has been established in memory of the late Frank Marcino, described as a tireless community servant who displayed a heart for area youth by coaching and mentoring young people and... more »»

Community briefs

August 28, 2014 Ville Burn-Off rescheduled for Sept. more »»

Cupcake Wars winners detailed

August 27, 2014 The Jefferson County Farm Bureau promotion and education committee sponsored the novel and tasty Cupcake Wars contest for the Jefferson County Fair again this year. more »»

Letters to the Editor

Many helped bring Steubenville alive

August 24, 2014 To the editor: Book bags are being dusted off, new school supplies are in the stores and the last concert of the 2014 Fort Steuben Summer Concert Series was performed in the Louis Berkman... more »»

Back-to-School Bash helps students

August 24, 2014 To the editor: On Au. more »»

FitzGerald deserves your vote

August 24, 2014 To the editor: I don’t care that he let his license run out, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald focused on the job as Cuyahoga County executive. Republican Gov. more »»

Water problems not easy to take

August 24, 2014 To the editor: Many of the residents in Mingo Junction can understand what the people of Toledo are going through. more »»

Democrats key to future success

August 24, 2014 To the editor: If you don’t like what John Boehner and his Republican-held Congress has been doing, vote in Jennifer Garrison for Congress. more »»



August 24, 2014 CONFERENCE: Jonathan Langham of Wellsburg, a registered piano technician, was among nearly 600 piano service specialists, manufacturers and suppliers from many states, Canada, Germany and the... more »»

New equipment for JVS welders

August 24, 2014 BLOOMINGDALE — A surge in funding and oil and gas opportunities has led to some significant upgrades at Jefferson County Joint Vocational School. more »»

Validated winner

August 24, 2014 more »»

Brightway ribbon

August 24, 2014 more »»

Real Estate Transfers

August 22, 2014 The following real estate transactions were filed in Jefferson County: Larry Murray to Lynda Murray, metes, Knox Township. Sonny and Virginia Noon to Mark Noon, 1.063 acres, Mount Pleasant Township. more »»

Ohio News

Family encouraged by meeting on Wal-Mart shooting

August 28, 2014 BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (AP) — The attorney for the parents of a man fatally shot by police at an Ohio Wal-Mart say they were encouraged by their meeting with a federal prosecutor about the investigation. more »»

Court overturns suspension of W.Va. doc's license

August 28, 2014 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A judge reinstated a doctor's license Thursday, a month after it was suspended when health officials accused his clinic of unsanitary conditions and reusing needles. more »»

Toledo zoo welcomes 100-year-old tortoise

August 28, 2014 TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The newest resident of the Toledo Zoo is a 100-year-old dome-shelled Galapagos tortoise that weighs in at 440 pounds. more »»

Ohio prisons worker receives national award

August 28, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A national prisons organization has given an inaugural managing award to a long-time Ohio corrections official. more »»

Feds want Ohio ex-deputy treasurer sentenced

August 28, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a former Ohio deputy treasurer facing 15 years in prison for bribery and conspiracy in the U. more »»

National Sports

Williams overcomes 3 early double-faults to win

August 29, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — Good as she is, even Serena Williams can find it tough to deal with swirling wind, so much so that she double-faulted three times in her first service game Thursday at the U. more »»

US OPEN SCENE: Shirt is not a hometown advantage

August 29, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — Simone Bolelli says branding was at play when the Italian wore a shirt with the Stars and Stripes on the sleeve for his second-round match Thursday against Tommy Robredo. more »»

Mickelson in a bind with 4 straight playoff events

August 28, 2014 NORTON, Mass. (AP) — Phil Mickelson isn't a fan of four straight FedEx Cup playoff events that follows a summer of big events and precedes the Ryder Cup. more »»

USC coach accepts some blame in Shaw situation

August 28, 2014 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California coach Steve Sarkisian believes he shares blame with the athletic department for publicizing cornerback Josh Shaw's fictitious story about injuring his ankles... more »»

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