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Power up

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Seniors Chris Young, from left, and James Shell and Isaiah Shannon rebuild a turbo charger in their power mechanics lab at the Jefferson County Joint Vocational School. About 16 juniors and seniors take part in the program and learn how to service, troubleshoot, weld and repair snowmobiles, ...

Ambassadors show visitors the Hilltop

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WEST LIBERTY — West Liberty University’s Office of Admissions has a special team of assistants that reach out to visitors and show them the Hilltop from a student’s perspective. “Our student ambassadors give campus tours to prospective students and their families, assist with ...

BLHS gains second Pugliese Grant to bolster technology

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CONNORVILLE — A grant from the Charles M. and Thelma M. Pugliese Charitable Foundation is helping to enhance education at Buckeye Local High School. For the second year in a row, the school has obtained a $25,000 foundation grant to bolster technology at the high school. Principal Coy ...

Wheeling Jesuit recognized again

Local News

WHEELING — For the 23rd consecutive year, Wheeling Jesuit University has been recognized as one of the top Best Regional Universities in the South Region by U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges 2019 edition. Ranked the 38th best regional university in the South Region, Wheeling Jesuit ...

Replicas of Columbus’ ships to land in Wheeling

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WHEELING — The Pinta and the Nina, replicas of ships sailed by Christopher Columbus, will be docked at Wheeling Heritage Port Sept. 28 through Oct. 3. The Nina was built by hand and without the use of power tools. Archaeology magazine called the ship “the most historically correct Columbus ...

Government calendar

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To encourage citizen participation in local government, this calendar listing the meeting times and places of public agencies will appear every Monday. To list an event, call the Herald-Star newsroom at (740) 283-4711 or send a fax to (740) 284-7355. This week’s meetings ...

Spike Sterling hanging up tools, spray gun

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WINTERSVILLE — It’s time to hang up the tools and the spray gun for Spike Sterling, who, at age 71, is retiring this month from the business he and his wife, Christine, built from the ground up beginning in 1987. Sterling Autobody is being sold to a new owner and eventually will move ...

Allstate donates bookbags

Business

Allstate Insurance agent Cullen DeSantis, with an office currently in Calcutta, donated more than 300 bookbags to children in grades preschool through junior high at the School of Bright Promise and the Robert Bycroft school in Columbiana County. The bags were filled with school supplies, such ...

Women’s Golf News

Community

TOWN AND COUNTRY Town and Country Golf participants played the back nine at Spring Hills Golf Course in East Springfield to conclude its 18-hole club championship on Sept. 6. Nine-hole winners were: A flight, Laura Froehlich; B flight, Edie Higgins; and C flight, Rose Kaczmarek. Froehlich ...

Police reports

Daily Happenings

Steubenville Arrested: Shane Stromeyer, 24, 675 Titanium Way, Toronto, possession of drugs, Friday. Arrested: Cory Smith, 30, 129 Connie St., failure to appear, Saturday. Cited: James W. Baker, 37, Lot 12, 28 township Road 281, driving while suspended and unlawful plates. Breaking ...