Region roundup

Mingo Junction changes trash routes

MINGO JUNCTION – The village announced the garbage route schedule changes because of the garbage compactor being completed.

The changes will be effective on Monday.

Monday – Potter, McKee Way, Old Logan, Maple, North Commercial, Shamrock, Orchard, George, Warren, Logan, Hallock, Harvey, Holly, Woodward, upper Lincoln, lower Western, Granitor, Logan Extension, downtown and McLister.

Tuesday – Ravine, School Street, Steuben, Spring, St. Clair, Clifton, Church Hill, Petrick, Altamont and Scenic.

Wednesday – Sunrise Terrace, Standard, May, Stanton, Lincoln, Summit, Center, Edward, Aetna, upper Western and Granitor.

Thursday – Longview, Carlisle, Montgomery Lane, Hillsboro, Woodlawn and Legion.

Friday – Elm, Deandale, Frazier, South Commercial, Wabash and downtown.

Rubbish will be collected the second and fourth weeks of the month.

County engineer releases work schedule

STEUBENVILLE – Jefferson County Engineer James Branagan released the work schedule for next week for the highway department.

Patching – Hopewell Hill-Rush Run Road (county Road 4) and Graham Road (county Road 18).

Culvert replacement – Graham Road. The road will be closed from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Monday from county Road 17 to Miner Road. There will be no through traffic.

Pavement repair – Warren Ridge-Smithfield-Rayland Road (county Road 15).

Road closings will be announced.

Road work announced

The West Virginia Division of Highways has announced minor road work to be performed next week.

In Brooke County, crews will be making repairs to U.S. Route 22, patching state Route 2 and sealing Pierce Run Road.

In Hancock County, crews will be patching Veterans Boulevard and ditching along Middle Run Road.

Crews also will be mowing along several roads in both counties.

Hanover Township resident arrested

FLORENCE, Pa. – A Hanover Township, Pa., resident was arrested Friday on drug and other charges.

Washington County Drug Task Force officials executed a search warrant at the residence at 564 North Kings Creek Road, taking Jebidia J. Keiser Jr., 33, into custody.

Keiser was later arraigned before District Judge Gary Havelka.

Seized during the search included several live marijuana plants, Oxycodone and Hydrocodone prescription pills and a .45 caliber pistol.

The Drug Task Force was assisted by officers with the Hanover Township Police Department.

Special meeting called for truck purchase

FOLLANSBEE – A special Follansbee Council meeting has been called for Monday to discuss the purchase of a new fire truck and to open bids for its financing.

It will be held at 7 p.m. at the Follansbee City Building.

Wells Township trustees plan meeting

BRILLIANT – Wells Township trustees will hold a public meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the township office, 409 Prospect St., regarding electrical aggregation.