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Obama continues to duck big issues

April 24, 2014 President Barack Obama continues to exercise the powers of the imperial executive branch to delay controversy until after the mid-term elections. more »»

 
 
 
Zumbathon a fun way to help others

April 23, 2014 A day of some healthy exercise and terrific bargains awaits participants at this year’s United Way of Jefferson County’s annual Zumbathon and quarter auction planned May 10 at the YMCA. more »»

Earth Day a time for celebration

April 22, 2014 Today has been set for the annual observance of Earth Day, focusing on environmental quality throughout the world. In that context, Americans have much about which to be proud. more »»

Famliar face will help lead Weirton Madonna

April 21, 2014 Weirton Madonna High School will have a familiar face at the helm beginning July 1. more »»

Easter message one of hope

April 20, 2014 Some 2,000 years ago, an itinerant preacher in the Middle East was crucified for, as his executioners put it, claiming to be a king. There was no immediate worldwide news coverage of the even. more »»

Symposium teaches business principles

April 19, 2014 Early preparation and experience is good when getting into any type of business. more »»

Put safety first when you take to the road

April 18, 2014 Bikers are dusting off and tuning up their motorcycles as warmer weather finally has arrived. more »»

Parallels found to be frightening

April 17, 2014 The parallels to the late 1940s in foreign policy can be frightening. more »»

Gettysburg speech contest great tool

April 16, 2014 Helping students hone their public speaking skills has long been a tradition of teachers in area classrooms across the Ohio Valley. more »»

Tax Day 2014 offers some sobering numbers

April 15, 2014 Tax Day 2014 has arrived and you’ll have to be sending in those returns with payments or seeking an extension today. more »»

Safety comes first during prom time

April 14, 2014 Many area high-schoolers are full of excitement this time of the year. They are busy preparing and primping for their prom celebrations with the hopes of a night of friends and fun to long remember. more »»

Grand project moving forward

April 13, 2014 The group working to restore a downtown landmark received another big financial boost recently, dollars that will help the project move closer to its completion. more »»

Hancock smoking plan needs tweeks

April 12, 2014 Updates to Hancock County’s smoking regulations has been a hot topic in recent weeks, with the county’s health board considering the possibility of completely abolishing the practice in all... more »»

Local YWCA ready to mark milestone

April 11, 2014 Steubenville was a far different place 100 years ago. Big steel mills were growing but hadn’t hit their peak yet. more »»

Conference looks at important topic

April 10, 2014 In remaining a leading center of Catholic thought, the Franciscan University of Steubenville takes on topics in many facets of life. more »»

Stratton fighting a losing battle

April 9, 2014 We stand with Stratton Mayor John Abdalla’s decision to put crosses back on the village building through the Easter holiday — a holiday which is religious in its very nature — though we know it’s a... more »»

Battle continues against child abuse

April 8, 2014 Child abuse leaves a permanent scar on its victims. Children don’t know why they are being abused. It is even sadder when abuse is the only way of life they know. more »»

Awareness a key to battling heroin

April 7, 2014 Sad to say but a search of the word “heroin” on our newspaper’s website will bring up pages of headlines. more »»

BDC continues to help region

April 6, 2014 The Business Development Corp. of the Northern Panhandle continues to prove that a public-private partnership can be the most effective way to proceed in redevelopment of former industrial sites. more »»

Residents have chance to look back at past

April 5, 2014 The end of the current school year also will mark the end of an era for many current and former Weirton residents, as three of the city’s elementary schools — Weirton Heights, Liberty and Broadview ... more »»

High school talent has chance to shine

April 4, 2014 The Ohio Valley is ripe with entertainment this time of the year, as area high school drama departments are preparing to present a variety of musicals, showcasing the talent of many students. more »»

 
 

Cornhole Tournament May 24, 2014

Open to the public. Cash prize for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. 4th place will have entry fees returned. Entry fee is $50 dollars per team. There will be food, snacks and beverages avaliable for purchase. Registration is at 11am and first match to start at 12. This is a single elimination tournament. more »

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'Chicago Fire' makes me smell the smoke

April 23, 2014 Maybe I’ve said a little of this before, but it’s coming near the end of the second season for “Chicago Fire.” Everyone involved in that show deserves a big handshake from firefighters. more »

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