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Community briefs

Jefferson County Farm Bureau offering three scholarships WINTERSVILLE — The Jefferson County Farm Bureau will offer three $500 scholarships as an aid to youth of Jefferson County in continuing their education and becoming self-directing, productive and contributing members of their ...

Campus news

Clarion University of Pennsylvania Monica Munsch, Emily Shoup and Abigail Stone-Huchko, all of Burgettstown, were named to the fall dean’s list at Clarion University of Pennsylvania. University of Dayton Joseph DuBois of Steubenville and Abigail Miller of Mingo Junction were named to the ...

Community calendar

Today Gamblers Anonymous and Gam-Anon, 7 p.m., Wheeling College, Whelan Hall, 316 Washington Ave., Wheeling. Alcoholics Anonymous, Sunday Morning Awareness Group, open discussion, 10 a.m., Trinity Medical Center East staff conference room; information, (740) 266-5081; As Bill Sees It ...

Church news from throughout the area

New support group for parents mourning loss of children WELLSBURG — A free support group has been formed to help parents cope with the loss of a child for any reason. The Bridge to Life group will meet for six weeks from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. each Monday beginning Feb. 5 at St. John Catholic ...

Gathering Place Coffee Shop announces February events

BURGETTSTOWN — The Gathering Place Coffee Shop at Paris Presbyterian Church, 127 Steubenville Pike, Paris (Burgettstown), has announced a number of events being held there during February, including: ¯ “I Am Not Ashamed” is a free Monday movie that will be shown beginning at noon. It ...

Church sermon topics

-- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Final Answer?” -- Buena Vista United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “All Things to All People.” -- Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, Steubenville: “Dwellers of Dark and Light.” -- Covenant Presbyterian Church, ...

-- Janice Kiaski

Clark Gable’s birthday party Saturday in Cadiz

Pat Eberhart, a volunteer with the Clark Gable Foundation, checks out a monogrammed pajama top that belonged to the Cadiz native who went on to become “the King of Hollywood” best known for his role as Rhett Butler in the classic “Gone with the Wind.” Gable’s annual birthday ...

Community news from around the area

MLK choir rehearsals scheduled for Saturday STEUBENVILLE — The Martin Luther King Memorial Mass Choir will rehearse on Saturday beginning at 5 p.m. at Emmanuel Church of God in Christ, located at 128 S. Fifth St. The Children’s MLK Choir will rehearse at 4 p.m. Questions can be ...

CHAPTER LEADERS  — Executive officers of the Jefferson County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society are, seated, from left, Naomi Furbee, treasurer; and Judy Schmidt, vice president; and standing, Rena Goss, secretary; Flora L. VerStraten-Merrin, president; and Edward “Buddy” Merrin, senior trustee. 
-- Contributed

OGS elects officers, honors volunteers

WINTERSVILLE — The Jefferson County Chapter, Ohio Genealogical Society, held its annual executive board meeting and volunteer appreciation luncheon on Jan. 20. Officers for 2018 are: President, Flora L. VerStraten-Merrin; vice president, Judy Schmidt; treasurer, Naomi Furbee; secretary, ...

cookbook web

Toronto Alumni Association update

I always enjoy looking at newsletters and that includes two sent to me recently from the Toronto Alumni Association — the 2017 spring and fall editions of the KnighTimes. An inquiry about the availability of copies of the association’s cookbook is what brought them my way, courtesy of ...