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Chili cook-off, corn hole competition at Richmond UMC RICHMOND — A community chili cook-off and indoor corn hole competition open to the public will be held Jan. 27 at Richmond United Methodist Church, 112 S. Sugar St., beginning at noon. The free event will be held in the fellowship ...

Church sermon topics

-- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Things You Won’t Find on You Tube.” -- Buena Vista United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Where Do You Live?” -- Empire United Methodist Church: “A Right to Live.” -- Finley United Methodist Church, Steubenville: ...

HELPING OUT — Maj. Nettie Morton, left, of the Salvation Army accepts a donation from Diana Durst, president of the Weirton Woman’s Club. 
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Weirton Woman’s Club extends generosity

WEIRTON — The Weirton Woman’s Club held a Christmas luncheon at its December meeting at St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church. President Diana Durst presided, welcoming guests, including daughter Michelle; the Rev. Andrew Melko and his wife, Matkaila, and Helen Petrovich, members of the ...

SPEAKER WELCOMED — Mike Emmerling, January program chair for the Steubenville Kiwanis Club, and Aimee Livingston, right, club president, welcomed Suzanne Park, executive director of the Moundsville Economic Development Council and president of the Greater Moundsville Convention and Visitors Bureau, as the guest speaker at a recent meeting.
-- Janice Kiaski

A look inside ‘the pen’

STEUBENVILLE — Members of the Steubenville Kiwanis Club got a glimpse of how the former West Virginia Penitentiary in Moundsville is attracting visitors and generating revenue through tour groups, special unconventional events and as the backdrop for productions for the big and small ...

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Country Friends to host Neo Knights, Moonlite Special COLLIERS — Country Friends will host Larry Santee and the Neo Knights on Friday at the Memorial Hall located at 67 Police Lodge Road, Colliers. The Moonlite Special will perform on Saturday. The doors open at 6 p.m., the program ...

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Free tax advice sessions being offered at library STEUBENVILLE — The Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County will have a representative from H&R Block visiting library branches to offer free tax advice and answer tax questions. Dates and locations for the service ...

TAKING A BREAK — Volunteers taking a break during a recent distribution day at the Community Bread Basket, 3501 West St., Weirton, were, clockwise, from left, Chuck Utz, Bessie Utz, Betty Trickett, Don Kennedy, Joanne McClain, Greg Mullins, Jan Futey, Easter Noble, Mike Runkel, Thomas Noble, Bob Johnson, Carolyn Johnson and Jim Pauchnik. The organization is in need of volunteers. Anyone interested can call (304) 748-7595.
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Community Bread Basket seeks helpers

WEIRTON — “Volunteers Live Longer” is the motto for volunteers at the Community Bread Basket, according to program Administrator Tara Sheperd, who notes the organization needs “more volunteers to help with the day-to-day business of the organization.” Located at 3501 West St., the ...

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Torchbearer Omicron marks holiday, planning activities STEUBENVILLE — Torchbearer Omicron members held their annual Christmas dinner and secret sisters gift exchange recently, beginning with a limo ride to Pittsburgh to see the off-Broadway play “Xanadu,” then a ride to see the ...

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Thanks for your support

The Tri-State Young Marines recently presented American Legion Post No. 10 of Weirton with a certificate of appreciation in recognition of the post’s support of the youth group. The Legion post has been providing the Young Marines with space to store uniforms and other equipment at no charge ...