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Airman’s diary recounts days as German prisoner of war

May 24, 2015 It was the early morning of Sept. 12, 1944, and 22-year-old Staff Sgt. Earl E. Hall of the U.S. more »»


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Airman’s diary recounts days as German prisoner of war

May 24, 2015 It was the early morning of Sept. 12, 1944, and 22-year-old Staff Sgt. Earl E. Hall of the U.S. more »»

Fort flags call to mind those who serve

May 24, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — As he addressed the many gathered for a dedication of eight flagpoles around Historic Fort Steuben’s Veterans Memorial Fountain Saturday, U.S. Rep. more »»

Victory can be spelled ‘D.C.’

May 24, 2015 HAMMONDSVILLE — Jasmine Black doesn’t say much, but her parents are assured still waters run deep, as Black prepares to compete in the 2015 Scripps National Spelling Bee Monday through Friday in... more »»

Runners enjoy great day in Wheeling

May 24, 2015 WHEELING — It’s always a good day to run, most serious runners will tell you. more »»

Area mines to lose 754 jobs as part of Murray cuts

May 24, 2015 WHEELING — More than 750 local coal miners lost their jobs Friday as Murray Energy Corp. more »»

Local Sports


May 24, 2015 CHARLESTON — For the second year in a row there was an inordinate amount of false starts at Saturday’s West Virginia State Track and Field Championships at Laidley Field at the University of... more »»

Big Red’s Heatherington named Coach of the Year

May 24, 2015 The coverage area was well represented with baseball talent this spring and players were recently recognized for their efforts. more »»

Cavs’ Irving tests knee with brace, questionable for today’s Game 3

May 24, 2015 INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — Kyrie Irving plopped down on a courtside bench following a brisk workout and two team trainers quickly went to work adjusting straps on his new knee brace. more »»


May 24, 2015 CLEVELAND — Corey Kluber’s teammates knew it was only a matter of time before he returned to his Cy Young form. more »»


May 24, 2015 PITTSBURGH — A.J. Burnett insists this is it. That after 17 years in the majors, he is done whenever the Pittsburgh Pirates season ends, no matter what. Funny, nobody told his stuf. more »»


Michael A. Brandle

May 24, 2015 Michael A. Brandle, 33, of Toronto, passed away of an apparent heart attack on Thursday, May 21, 2015, while attending sniper training in Monroe County. more »»

Ross Sisinni

May 24, 2015 Ross Bernard Sisinni, 81, of Follansbee, WV, died peacefully on Saturday, May 23, 2015, at Valley Hospice Care North in Steubenville, OH. more »»

Cathy Sobel

May 24, 2015 Cathy Ann Sobel, 66, of New Cumberland, passed away on Thursday, May 21, 2015, after a 2 1/2-year illness. more »»

Donna O’Dell

May 24, 2015 Donna D. O’Dell, 55, of Mingo Junction (Buckingham Ridge), Ohio, passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2015, in the E.R. at Trinity Medical Center West, Steubenville. more »»

Francis Klan

May 24, 2015 Francis J. “Frank” Klan, 36, of Rayland, died Thursday. Calling hours 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Borkoski Funeral Home, Tiltonsville; service 11 a.m. Wednesday. more »»


Women’s golf news

May 24, 2015 DYER The Dyer Ladies League held its annual member/guest day on May 19. The two-woman “Ryder Cup” team format included three holes/best ball, three holes/alternate shot and three holes/scramble. more »»

Campus news

May 24, 2015 Ashland?University Jessie Ferrari of Steubenville and Kayla Prokopakis of Bloomingdale graduated from Ashland University. more »»

Community calendar

May 24, 2015 (EDITOR’S NOTE: The community calendar is only as accurate as the information provided to it. more »»

In the Military

May 24, 2015 Air Force Air Force Tech Sgt. more »»

Special Olympic athletes celebrate at Knights’ prom, awards program

May 23, 2015 Immaculate Heart of Mary Council of the Knights of Columbus Council No. 472 sponsored its 16th-annual prom for Special Olympic athletes and chaperones earlier this month. more »»

Letters to the Editor

Voting a privilege and honor

May 24, 2015 To the editor: I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the candidates who won in the recent election. more »»

You are always welcome

May 24, 2015 To the editor: When I was younger, my friends and I would sometimes head into town to visit the clubs. We would arrive, stand in line, wait our turn to enter. more »»

Where does Johnson stand?

May 24, 2015 To the editor: What is U.S. Rep. more »»

Sister was an angel here on Earth

May 24, 2015 To the editor: On May 9 I lost a dear friend, and the world lost a gentle soul, Sister Pauline Herbert. more »»

Shall we continue mistakes of wars

May 24, 2015 To the editor: In memory of those brave men and women who served and died in Iraq. President George W. Bush’s Iraq attack cost 5,000 young men and women their lives and trillions of dollar. more »»


B&B brings life to unique setting

May 24, 2015 WELLSBURG — Those looking for a peaceful place to get away that is still close to many things to see and do should pay a visit to the Barn With Inn, say owners of the new bed and breakfast near stat... more »»

Real estate transfers

May 24, 2015 The following real estate transactions were filed in Jefferson County: Patricia Morelli to Marie Harris, lots 9-10 Cooperative Transit; and 4.695 acres, Warren Township. more »»

Wellsburg fitness studio lends hand to local child

May 24, 2015 WELLSBURG — The owner and staff of Cindy’s Fusion Fitness have been keeping busy since moving to their new location at 720 Charles St. more »»

First Choice America holds appreciation event

May 24, 2015 WEIRTON — First Choice America Credit Union’s Annual Employee Appreciation event was held May 8 at the Serbian-American Cultural Center. more »»

Convenient on Sunset re-opens

May 17, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — A new Convenient Food Mart offers a full-service deli, catering services, an in-house bakery, fresh-squeezed lemonade and many more delectable delights. more »»

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Be grateful this Memorial Day

May 22, 2015 While I plan to spend the afternoon live tweeting as I watch the Indy 500, I have the nagging feeling that a lot of us forget to understand just what we have, or had, in this country. more »

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