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Harrison Central hands out senior awards

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CADIZ — Awards were presented recently for the Harrison Central High School Class of 2018. Racquel Ritchie received the valedictorian award, and Bailey Eberhart earned the saltuatorian award. The top 10 students recognized were Caden Arbaugh, Coleman Dodds, Abby Dowdle, Eberhart, Michelle ...

Batch tells Bethany graduates to ‘dream big’

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BETHANY — Charlie Batch, a former NFL quarterback, encouraged Bethany College graduates Saturday to expect greatness out of life. He was the star speaker for the school’s 178th commencement ceremony. With the event moved indoors due to rain, Batch anchored the stage at the Hummel Field ...

Edison looking to renew its levy

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RICHMOND — Officials in the Edison Local School District will be going to the voters this fall in an attempt to to renew an operational levy. The district took the initial steps to place the issue on the Nov. 6 ballot, as board members approved a resolution of necessity Thursday during the ...

United Bank sponsors Ogden Half Marathon

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WHEELING — United Bank is proud to sponsor the Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic, which will be held Saturday. The Ohio Valley course is well known for its changes in elevation and often referred to as the “Toughest Half Marathon in America.” United is a longtime supporter of this ...

Target practice

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A group of attendees of Friday’s Brew ‘Que and Country, organized by the Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce, tried their hand at an archery range provided by Alexander Archery. The event, held at the Serbian Picnic Grounds, featured food by Convenient Food Mart and live entertainment by Brad ...

Weirton prepares for pool season

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WEIRTON — Parks officials say they are on schedule to open Starvaggi Memorial Pool on Memorial Day, keeping a more-than-20-year tradition going. “That’s a testament to the work of our staff,” Executive Director Coty Shingle said during last week’s meeting of the parks and recreation ...

Undo’s back in the fold at Italian Festival in Wheeling

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WHEELING — Richard Lucas said Italian-Americans throughout the Upper Ohio Valley have made his mom smile. “It really is an honor,” Lucas said about being named the 2018 Italian-American of Year by the board members of the group that has put on an Italian heritage festival here for the ...

Bikers

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A group of six area residents and supporters of Tri-State Christian Academy are in the midst of an annual bicycle ride to raise funds for the local school. This year’s ride, dubbed Jesus’ Journey Freedom 1009, is scheduled through Wednesday, with the riders traveling a combined 1,009 miles ...

Regional roundup

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Brilliant Water sets meeting BRILLIANT — The Brilliant Water and Sewer District will meet in special session at 4 p.m. today at the district office, 706 Second St. Members are scheduled to discuss the loss of Community Development Block Grant funding. Wayne Township tire collection, ...

Graduations

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The following is a list of 2018 area graduations planned: HIGH SCHOOLS ¯ Oak Glen High School — 7 p.m. Thursday at the school ¯ Toronto High School — 7 p.m. Friday, high school gymnasium. ¯ Harrison High School — 7 p.m. Friday, John W. Stephenson Center. ¯ Edison High School ...