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A legend is gone ...

September 14, 2014 (The Franciscan University of Steubenville informed those close to Henry J. "Hank" Kuzma that the Barons and Midland High School basketball coaching legend had died Saturda. more »»


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A legend is gone ...

September 14, 2014 (The Franciscan University of Steubenville informed those close to Henry J. "Hank" Kuzma that the Barons and Midland High School basketball coaching legend had died Saturda. more »»

Shelter’s open house a hit for people and pets

September 14, 2014 WINTERSVILLE — Cats and dogs, dogs and cats and other animals walking on two legs turned out in droves for Saturday’s semi-annual open house at the Jefferson County Animal Shelter Saturday. more »»

Vigil brings attention to drug issue

September 14, 2014 WEIRTON — “Light the candles, folk. more »»

Columbiana residents discuss heroin problem in county

September 14, 2014 LISBON — The widespread heroin epidemic throughout Columbiana County has many residents concerned, and they got an opportunity to sound off recently during a townhall meeting. State Rep. more »»

Appalachian children fall behind in new study

September 14, 2014 Children in local Ohio counties have a lower level of well-being than children throughout the rest of the state, according to data released this week. more »»

Local Sports

St. Clairsville cruises past Crusaders, 56-0

September 14, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Everything that could go wrong for Catholic Central in Saturday night’s game with St. Clairsville di. more »»

Huskies fall on last-second field goal

September 14, 2014 CADIZ — Harrison Central got to 2-0 on the season thanks to a pair of nail-biting victories over Buckeye Trail and Weir. more »»

Brooke girls earn win on road

September 14, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The Brooke girls soccer team moved to 8-0-1 with a 4-3 victory at Parkersburg South Saturday. “This was a big win for us,” said Bruins coach Lee Weppler. more »»

Pirates late rally falls short against Chicago

September 14, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Rookies Javier Baez and Matt Szczur homered, and the Chicago Cubs snapped a seven-game losing streak with a 6-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday night. more »»

Local golfers lead the way at OVAC tournament

September 14, 2014 Local golfers made a statement on the regional level this week. The Madonna team continued its historic streak at the OVAC tournament winning its sixth 1A title in a row. more »»


Thelma Bronson

September 14, 2014 Thelma Long (Schoppe) Bronson, 91, of Wintersville and Steubenville, Ohio, passed away Saturday, September 13, 2014, at Trinity West Hospita. more »»

Richard Henry

September 14, 2014 Richard L.”Rich” Henry, died September 10, 2014, at his home after a lengthy and courageous battle with melanoma. He was born January 1, 1954, in Steubenville, OH, a son of the late Russell L. more »»

Patricia Henson

September 14, 2014 Patricia Gerber Henson 59, of Hesperia, CA died September 7, 2014, at home Patty was born on July 28, 1955, in Steubenville. She is the daughter of the late Joe Gerber and Shirley Gerber Raber. more »»

Harris Martin

September 14, 2014 Harris “Marty” Martin, 68, of Toronto, OH, passed away suddenly Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, in the Trinity Medical West E. more »»

Irene McClain

September 14, 2014 Irene F. “Rene” McClain, 90, of Steubenville, Ohio, died Friday, September 12, 2014, at the Inn at Wyngate, Weirton, WV. more »»


Campus news

September 14, 2014 Youngstown State University Bryant Bigler of Toronto recently graduated from Youngstown State Universit. more »»

In the Military

September 14, 2014 Army Reserve Chelsea N. Henry, a 2014 graduate of Toronto High School, has been awarded a four-year Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) scholarship. more »»

Women’s golf results

September 14, 2014 BLACKMOOR Blackmoor Ladies Monday Evening Golf League played a three-gal scramble on Sept. 9. Winners of the event were Yuko Atwell, Renee Morelli and Tammy Cox. more »»

Community calendar

September 14, 2014 (EDITOR’S NOTE: The community calendar is only as accurate as the information provided to it. more »»

Churches announce events, activities

September 13, 2014 Chicken grill at Starkdale on Sept. 20 Starkdale Presbyterian Church, 4600 Sunset Blvd., Steubenville, will welcome patrons to enjoy a dine-in or carryout chicken grill on Sept. 20 from 4 p.m. to 7 p. more »»

Letters to the Editor

Ohio veterans gain support

September 14, 2014 To the editor: Tuesday is a landmark day for Ohio’s approximately 900,000 veterans of military service. more »»

YMCA has much to offer

September 14, 2014 To the editor: I feel that many of the citizens in this area are not aware of the gem that is located in Steubenville at what was the St. John Arena and is the YMCA. more »»

Lives could reflect love

September 14, 2014 To the editor: I am writing about the editorial in the Sept. more »»

Thanks for helping Wounded Warriors

September 14, 2014 To the editor: On Aug. 30, the Hancock County Republican Committee held a collection drive for the Wounded Warrior Project. In a little more than two hours, we collected $323, exactly. more »»

Viewer takes commercial break

September 14, 2014 To the editor: I recently made a point of timing the television commercials during a commercial break. They took four minutes — even three would have been ridiculous. more »»



September 14, 2014 JOINS: Ohio Valley Vision Center has added longtime local optometrist Dr. Eli Dragisich to its staff effective Sept. 1. more »»


September 14, 2014 Jack instructs water renewal courses WELLSBURG — Ernest Jack, a Wellsburg resident and water specialist for the Moundsville Water Board, instructed two six-hour courses held Aug. more »»

Real estate transfers

September 14, 2014 The following real estate transactions were filed in Jefferson County: Sheriff of Jefferson County to Federal Home Loan Mortgage, lot 25, Hollywood. more »»

Wheeling Island starts $2.7M hotel project

September 14, 2014 WHEELING — Wheeling Island Hotel, Casino and Racetrack on Tuesday announced the start of a $2.7 million hotel renovation project. more »»

Cleanup appreciation

September 14, 2014 Above, Wellsburg Mayor Sue Simonetti and City Manager Mark Henne presented a certificate of appreciation to Rob Morris and Pete Baldwin, co-owners of Reasner Funeral Home, for their efforts to clean... more »»

Ohio News

Sex abuse probe of ex-coach in NE Ohio widens

September 14, 2014 JEFFERSON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in Ashtabula County say their investigation into alleged sexual abuse by a former high school coach has widened. more »»

Ohio farm maze honors passenger pigeon connection

September 14, 2014 HEBRON, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio farm that was once a nesting area for passenger pigeons is honoring that history with a 3-acre corn maze in the shape of the bird, which became extinct 100 years... more »»

Officials in Ohio flood study to offer basic plan

September 14, 2014 OTTAWA, Ohio (AP) — The U.S. more »»

Mystery animal befuddles northwest Ohio town

September 14, 2014 LEIPSIC, Ohio (AP) — Residents of a small northwest Ohio village are theorizing about what type of animal has been prowling their streets in the last week. more »»

Ohio reaches key goal in long-term-care spending

September 14, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State officials say Ohio has met a key benchmark in providing long-term-care services for older and disabled residents. more »»

National Sports

Greg Norman recovering from chain-saw accident

September 14, 2014 ATLANTA (AP) — Greg Norman is recovering from a chain saw accident that nearly cost him his left hand, but not his sense of humor. more »»

Boston College runs over No. 9 USC 37-31

September 14, 2014 BOSTON (AP) — Fans wearing red bandannas stormed the field in a raucous celebration of Boston College's first victory over a top 10 team in a decade. more »»

Mayweather remains unbeaten despite bite complaint

September 14, 2014 LAS VEGAS (AP) — Floyd Mayweather worked far too hard against Marcos Maidana their last time out to have to do it again in the rematch Saturday night. more »»

AP Boxing Writer scores Mayweather-Maidana

September 14, 2014 LAS VEGAS (AP) — Round 1: Mayweather 10-9, Mayweather wins an opening round fought very cautiously by both... more »»

Peterson case creates new crisis for NFL

September 14, 2014 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson's booking on a child abuse charge Saturday has created another crisis for the embattled NFL, already derided for not responding... more »»

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