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State scholarship winner

Gabby Bodo, a student at Harding Middle School, was one of four fifth-grade pupils in Ohio to win a $500 scholarship for her essay in the “Agriculture is Cool” contest held during the Ohio State Fair. Essays that are submitted are reviewed by a panel of judges with the top four honored as ...

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Ready to perform

The Cove Chimers of Cove Presbyterian Church will be performing at the Weirton Community Christmas tree lighting to be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday. Participants include, front, from left, Susie Hawkins, Sue Baldt, Peggy Baldt and Rick Baldt; middle row, Debbie Rudiger, Jennie Galownia, ...

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Annual fundraiser approaches

Members of the planning committee for the OFWC Woman’s Club of Wintersville’s met recently to discuss the 16th-annual Holiday Splendor luncheon and style show to benefit scholarship funds, which will be held Dec. 3 at St. Florian Hall. Shopping begins at 11:30 a.m. and will feature boutique ...

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Hancock County Museum to be site of Dec. 10 event featuring carolers, singalong, readings WEIRTON — The Hancock County Museum Commission met Nov. 2 at the museum with Vice President Janet Keller leading in the pledge to the flag. The executive board met before the meeting to ...

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Christmas service project

Members of the GFWC/OFWC Jefferson County Women’s Club donated, in conjunction with the Indian Creek Middle School Junior National Honor Society and the Edison High School Beta Club, collected toiletries and other items for delivery for Christmas to active servicemen, via Boatsie’s ...

Collection under way for Operation Christmas Child shoebox mission

National Collection Week for Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts is under way through Monday at four local churches designated as drop-off sites. The local spots are among the 5,000 drop-off locations across the United States for Operation Christmas Child, a project of Samaritan’s Purse ...

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Friday deadline for orders for cabbage rolls, pierogies WEIRTON — Friday is the deadline to place orders for the frozen, uncooked cabbage roll and cheese and potato pierogie sale, sponsored by St. Nicholas Orthodox Church. The cost for six cabbage rolls is $18, and the cost of a dozen ...

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Holiday bazaar Saturday in Weirton

St. Thomas Episcopal Church, located at Three Springs Drive, will hold its annual holiday bazaar from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. Soup, sandwiches and desserts will be available for sale. Patrons can dine in or get takeout. There also will be a Christmas bake sale; Christmas crafts; a drawing ...

RINGING THE BELL — Veterans Day in Richmond brought the ringing of the old schoolhouse bell outside the Crew House Museum on Main Street when the clock noted 11 a.m. Nov. 11. The bell was rung by veterans Don Swickard, left, vice president of the Richmond Community Historical Society, event organizer, and Korean War veteran Tom Grimm, who at 62 years is the longest serving member of the Richmond American Legion Post 740, Honored Seven. 
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Richmond service honors veterans

RICHMOND — In the midst of a frigid morning chill, Veterans Day was observed in the village Saturday during an outdoor ceremony organized by the Richmond Community Historical Society. Dan Vojvodich, past commander of the Richmond American Legion Post 740 Honored Seven, addressed the ...