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Mission back-to-school bash

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The Rev. Ashley Steele, executive director of Urban Mission Ministries, welcomed a large crowd that turned out Thursday for the four-hour annual back-to-school bash in downtown Steubenville. Steele opened with a prayer acknowledging that each of the more than 1,000 bookbags filled with school ...

The Ohio Valley Chorale with Erik R. Waugh, center, artistic director/conductor
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Ohio Valley Chorale returns for new season


It’s time to start rehearsing. And that applies to returning voices and new ones interested in being a part of the Ohio Valley Chorale, a local community choir that organized this past January to carry on the tradition of the former longtime Steubenville Civic Choral Society. It held its ...


Daily Happenings

The following marriage applications were filed in Jefferson County: William Monroe Monigold and Jessie Ruth Hinchee, both of Toronto. Jonathan Patrick Kelley and Katherine Oleta Harden, both of Adena. Courtland Alexander Stabile and Samantha Marlene Petznick, both of Rayland.

DIALYSIS TREATMENT — U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson, R-Marietta, talks with George Parikakis of Toronto at the DaVita Steubenville Dialysis Center on Thursday. Johnson toured the facility and discussed surrounding patients with care, since people with end-stage renal disease can have a multitude of medical problems that can result in them having to take numerous medications and can lead to an increased risk of hospitalization.
-- Mark Law

Johnson tours DaVita dialysis center

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STEUBENVILLE — U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson, R-Marietta, toured the DaVita dialysis center on Thursday, talking with patients and administrators about the challenges of treating people with end-stage renal disease. Kelly Wilson, facility administrator, and Mike O’Rourke, group administrator, ...

Community news from throughout the area


And the correct number to order roses from Kiwanis is ... STEUBENVILLE — Members of the Steubenville Kiwanis Club are continuing to take orders for the annual rose sale, a tradition of more than 50 years and the service organization’s main fundraiser. The price of a dozen ...

Police reports

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Steubenville Vandalism: Windshield on vehicle damaged in the 700 block of North Seventh Street, Wednesday. Cited: Jordan A. Vankirk, 23, 113 Marian Place, speeding; John J. Thompson, 67, 114 Clover Lane, Colliers, marked lanes; and David P. Cope, 53, 808 Main St., Toronto, driving with ...

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An evening of pop, country and rock

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Thursday evening’s showers didn’t dampen the spirits of the many who listened to a mix of pop, country and rock performed by Vanessa Campagna and Jeff Jimmerson and Airborne. Campagna and Jimmerson and his band, Airborne, performed together and separately to close out this year’s free ...

Municipal court

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Steubenville The following cases were cleared, court costs added, in Steubenville Municipal court with Judge John Mascio presiding: Chelsey J. Horton, 33, 1309 Sinclair Ave., probation violation, 10 days in jail, petit theft, five days in jail; Trista N. Owings, 26, 164 Eighth St., ...

County considers return of contract with Head Start

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STEUBENVILLE — The Jefferson County commissioners on Thursday discussed the Head Start program and the chances of that group’s contract returning to the county. The county Community Action Council lost the $2 million Head Start contract in 2014 to the Columbiana County CAC. Mike ...

FUN TIMES  AT THE FAIR — Russell Campbell, 83, of Richmond stands by the grain wagon renovated by and belonging to Curt Glenn of Irondale. Growing up on a dairy farm, Campbell remembers the machinery used back then and raising dairy calves for 4-H. He also recalls memories of past county fairs.
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Russell Campbell has fond fair memories

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SMITHFIELD — Russell Campbell, 83, of Richmond recently recalled his 4-H experiences at the Jefferson County Fair when it was located in the village of Smithfield many years ago. In his youth, he entered dairy calves as livestock projects, he remembered while recently seated in the air ...