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Thinking pink

Local News

In observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Trinity Health System teamed with several high school football teams to recognize the many affected by the disease and the importance of early detection through the wearing of pink wristbands by the players at their games. Participants included, ...

Grant awarded

Community

The Committee for the Restoration of the Weirton Nativity Set recently received a grant award from the John C. Williams Charitable Trust which is administered through the PNC Charitable Trust Grant Review Committee. The grant will help the committee purchase the remaining statues to complete ...

Police reports

Daily Happenings

Jefferson County sheriff Arrested: Shantay M. Weaver, 36, 33 Little Rush Run Road, Rayland, failure to appear, Thursday. Arrested: Ryan Antigo, 40, 862 county Road 20, Dillonvale, illegal manufacture of drugs and weapons under disability, Thursday. Arrested: Shawn Wells, 45, 4 North ...

Brooke board raises stir questions

Local News

WELLSBURG — Many Brooke County residents have expressed anger over raises approved for nearly a dozen Brooke County school board staff members at a time when the board cited financial difficulties as the reason for closing three primary schools and cutting more than 40 teachers and service ...

Church news from around the area

Community

St. Andrew Orthodox Church announces fundraisers MINGO JUNCTION — A chicken dinner fundraiser at St. Andrew Orthodox Church, Cemetery Lane, Mingo Junction, will be held from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Oct. 27. Whole and half chicken dinners will be available for purchase. Call (740) 535-0397 on ...

Hydrant flushing planned throughout county next week

Local News

WINTERSVILLE — The Jefferson County Water and Sewer District will be flushing hydrants next week. Customers may experience low water pressure and some discoloration of water. The water and sewer district advised residents not to do laundry while the hydrants in their area are being ...

Church Women United prepare for World Community Day

Community

WEIRTON — The executive board of Church Women United of Weirton met recently for the fall meeting at Weirton Heights Memorial Baptist Church with President Cathy Cooper extending the welcome and reading a devotion titled “Waiting, Trusting, Hoping.” There were 35 attending. Memorial ...

Church Women United prepare for World Community Day

Community

WEIRTON — The executive board of Church Women United of Weirton met recently for the fall meeting at Weirton Heights Memorial Baptist Church with President Cathy Cooper extending the welcome and reading a devotion titled “Waiting, Trusting, Hoping.” There were 35 attending. Memorial ...

City school board recognizes work of Bruzzese, Timmons

Local News

STEUBENVILLE — Steubenville City Schools board President Ruth Ann Bruzzese has been recognized for 25 years of service to the district. Superintendent Melinda Young, during Wednesday’s school board meeting, noted that board member Tom Timmons also has been on the board for more than ...

Church sermon topics

Community

¯ Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Do You Want Some Cheese and Crackers With That Whine?” ¯ Buena Vista United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “I Want You to Do Whatever I Ask.” ¯ Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, Steubenville: “Another Second ...