Local News

Tournament will help in cancer fight

STEUBENVILLE — The fifth-annual Fred Bell Memorial Golf Tournament will be held Sunday at Mountaineer’s Woodview Golf Course, with a steak dinner at the Polish Athletic Club to follow. The dinner is open to those who want to attend without playing golf. Bell died of pancreatic cancer ...

WMC ordered to pay $5.5M in wrongful death lawsuit

WEIRTON — A recent trial in Brooke County found Weirton Medical Center liable in the death of an area resident, with a jury in the medical malpractice and wrongful death case awarding a total of $5.5 million to the plaintiff. In a press release posted on its website May 25, the Fitzsimmons ...

Guilty pleas in magistrate fraud case

WHEELING — Two defendants in a federal fraud and tax evasion case involving Ohio County Magistrate Harry Radcliffe III have pleaded guilty to charges before U.S. Magistrate Judge James E. Seibert. Meanwhile, Senior Status Magistrate James “Dan” Moody has been recalled for temporary ...

Scavenger race enlivens downtown Wheeling

WHEELING — When the city closed off a block of 14th Street on Saturday, it did it so adults could don costumes, dance to Top 40 fare and sprint in opposite directions at the sign of a go-ahead. Those who participated in Youth Services System’s Challenge Wheeling scavenger race made ...

Regional roundup

Farmers’ market returns to downtown STEUBENVILLE — After the long winter and wet spring, the farmers will return to the Steubenville Downtown Farmers’ Market on Thursday. Located in a lot on the corner of South and South Fourth streets, the market will run from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. every ...

Plant tour

Eleven members of the Brilliant Lions Club and three wives recently toured the American Electric Power Cardinal Plant in Brilliant with Dave Porter, incoming Lions president and a Cardinal general manager, and Jim Holskey, employee, conducting the tour. Participating were, front, from left, ...

Summer theater

Members of the Steubenville City Schools Summer Theater will present “Fiddler on the Roof” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday in the Steubenville High School auditorium. Tickets cost $10 each and can be purchased at the high school’s main office from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily or online ...

Brief

Steubenville board moves meeting STEUBENVILLE — The Steubenville City Board of Education has rescheduled this month’s meeting. The board will meet at 6 p.m. on June 27 at McKinley Elementary School, West Adams Street. The board usually meets the third Wednesday of each month.

Relay event raises needed funds

WINTERSVILLE — A time-abbreviated version of the Jefferson County Relay for Life was not short on participant enthusiasm, entertainment or its weather issues. The Saturday fundraiser for the American Cancer Society embraced “Friends Don’t Let Friends Fight Cancer Alone” as its theme ...

Campaigns offer up financial reports

STEUBENVILLE — The three candidates in the May primary election for state representative spent more than $23,000, and the committee to get a bond issue approved for the Indian Creek Local School District spent more than $8,000, according to campaign finance reports filed with the Jefferson ...