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WVU Extension educational dinner meetings set

Community

This winter, West Virginia University Extension Service is bringing education, know-how and research to your neck of the woods. Folks living in and around the Northern Panhandle are invited to attend the 2019 agriculture educational dinner meetings. Community members can learn firsthand from ...

Allegations against Brooke superintendent lead to probe

Local News

WELLSBURG — Community rancor over how taxpayer money is being spent as well as administrative actions continued Monday, prompting the Brooke County Board of Education to call for an investigation into “allegations levied against the superintendent,” Toni Paesano Shute. Emerging from a ...

Chess champ

Community

Local resident Phillip Rawson traveled to Field Middle School in Mogadore, Ohio, on Sunday for the first tournament of the Canton Scholastic Chess League. Rawson played in the under 1,000 section and went undefeated, earning a first-place trophy. Rawson is a member of the Catholic Central High ...

JMHA seeks help in getting $250,000 grant

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STEUBENVILLE — Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority is asking area law enforcement agencies to help it qualify for a $250,000 federal Emergency Safety Grant. JMHA Executive Director Melody McClurg told Jefferson County Sheriff Fred Abdalla, Steubenville Police Chief Bill McCafferty, ...

Edison board elects officers

Local News

HAMMONDSVILLE — The Edison Local Board of Education held its annual reorganizational meeting to elect new officers before Thursday’s regular meeting. The board elected Aaron Richardson as president and Ron Smyth as vice president. The board also voted to grant a five-year contract to ...

Regional roundup

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Port authority to hold special meeting STEUBENVILLE — The Jefferson County Port Authority will hold a special meeting at 8 a.m. Wednesday at the port authority office on the first floor of the Towers, 501 Market St. The agenda includes the sale of property at the county’s industrial ...

DeWine sworn in at home before public event

Local News

COLUMBUS (AP) — Flanked by family and close friends, Mike DeWine became Ohio’s 70th governor shortly after midnight today in private ceremony at his farm near Cedarville. Sworn in by his son, Ohio Supreme Court Judge Pat DeWine, the governor, 72, took the oath of office with his hand on a ...

Salvation Army is thankful for support

Community

STEUBENVILLE — The Salvation Army of Steubenville is looking forward to new adventures this year and thankful for recent support demonstrated during the holiday, according to Lt. Erik Muhs, who serves as pastor/corps officer along with his wife, Barri Vazquez-Muhs. Fresh on the heels of ...

Police reports

Daily Happenings

Saline Township Arrested: Justin Patterson, 19, 927 Logan Ave., Toronto, public intoxication and underage consumption, Saturday. Ohio Highway Patrol Arrested: Rodney Case, 50, 723 Beavers Road, Hopedale, bench warrant, Saturday. Arrested: Jessica Greathouse, 37, and James Greathouse, 35, ...