Bus accident

under investigation

WELLSBURG — The Brooke County Sheriff’s Department is investigating an accident involving a vehicle and a school bus Wednesday.

Brooke County Sheriff’s Deputy Darin Pizer said the driver of the car was eastbound on state Route 27 when she veered off the road into a rock and a fence at the entrance to Brooke Hills Park at about 4 p.m.

Pizer said the driver said she swerved to avoid being hit by the school bus, which was departing from Brooke Intermediate South School.

He said a security camera at the school was being checked for footage of the accident.

No injuries were reported.

Veterans Day event set at Friendship Park

SMITHFIELD — The Jefferson County Veterans Association will conduct a Veterans Day service at 3 p.m. Monday in the Jefferson County Fair Restaurant at Friendship Park.

Walter “Wally” Jancura Jr. will be the guest speaker. He has operated the sound system for the military services at Friendship Park.

Doughnuts and coffee will be served following the event.