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Airman’s diary recounts days as German prisoner of war

May 24, 2015 It was the early morning of Sept. 12, 1944, and 22-year-old Staff Sgt. Earl E. Hall of the U.S. more »»

Fort flags call to mind those who serve

May 24, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — As he addressed the many gathered for a dedication of eight flagpoles around Historic Fort Steuben’s Veterans Memorial Fountain Saturday, U.S. Rep. more »»

Victory can be spelled ‘D.C.’

May 24, 2015 HAMMONDSVILLE — Jasmine Black doesn’t say much, but her parents are assured still waters run deep, as Black prepares to compete in the 2015 Scripps National Spelling Bee Monday through Friday in... more »»

Runners enjoy great day in Wheeling

May 24, 2015 WHEELING — It’s always a good day to run, most serious runners will tell you. more »»

Area mines to lose 754 jobs as part of Murray cuts

May 24, 2015 WHEELING — More than 750 local coal miners lost their jobs Friday as Murray Energy Corp. more »»

Memorial Day Services

May 24, 2015 Here’s a list of area Memorial Day services: — ADENA — Adena American Legion Post 525 will conduct community ecumenical memorial services at the St. Casimir Church at 9 a.m. on Monday. more »»

Drilling rig count on the decrease

May 24, 2015 WHEELING — Corky DeMarco and Shawn Bennett hope oil and natural gas prices will increase so companies will ramp up their Marcellus and Utica shale drilling operations once again. more »»

Edison FFA attends state convention

May 24, 2015 Sixteen members of the Edison High School FFA attended the state convention in Columbus on April 31 and May 1, when they heard lectures on leadership development, toured Ohio State University and... more »»

Cadiz gets help in prioritizing road repair plans

May 24, 2015 CADIZ — The village of Cadiz will receive outside help to prioritize roads and restructure parking lots following a decision made at Thursday’s council meetin. more »»

60 years in the Legion

May 24, 2015 RICHMOND — When Tom Grimm was growing up, he marched in Richmond’s Memorial Day parade with his grandmother, Lota Call, together carrying flowers to be placed on veterans’ graves at Richmond Union... more »»

Heading to world cutting competition

May 24, 2015 WINTERSVILLE — Wintersville resident Jessica Elias has somewhere special to be on June 6, and she’s taking her knife with her. She’ll be heading to Atlanta, Ga. more »»

ICHS helps fight cancer

May 24, 2015 Indian Creek High School students took to the track on May 1 to walk in support of a cancer cure. more »»

New additons

May 24, 2015 First-graders Micah Larkins and Kaylin Wright peer at the newest additions at John Gregg Elementary — some newly hatched chick. more »»

Wells pupils visit fort

May 24, 2015 Second-grade pupils at Wells Academy recently visited the Historic Fort Steuben. While there, they learned facts about the fort and explored different areas of the fort. more »»

A bit of Brilliant Branch history

May 24, 2015 The Brilliant Branch Library is another of the WPA Library Projects, with records showing it was established in 1940. more »»

Memorial Day programs set

May 24, 2015 A service in observance of Memorial Day will be held at 6 p.m. today at the Veterans Monument at the upper shelter of Beech Bottom’s Third Street Park. more »»


May 24, 2015 New Blu-Rays — “Black or White” — The story of a grandfather who is suddenly left to care for his beloved granddaughter, but when her paternal grandmother seeks custody with the help of her brother,... more »»


May 24, 2015 The Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County’s Bookmobile schedule is as follows: Tuesday — Villa Royale Nursing Home. — Kountry Kidz Daycare. Wednesday — Maplewood Drive. more »»

Structure fire

May 24, 2015 Steubenville firefighters were called to extinguish a fire on the top floor of a vacant three-story home at 913 Maple Way Saturday night. The cause of the blaze was under investigation. more »»

Dressel ready for organ rebuild

May 23, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Scott Dressel can’t wait. more »»

West Liberty only bright spot in Census estimates

May 23, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — The city of Steubenville has lost an estimated 356 residents since 2010, according to estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau. more »»


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Be grateful this Memorial Day

May 22, 2015 While I plan to spend the afternoon live tweeting as I watch the Indy 500, I have the nagging feeling that a lot of us forget to understand just what we have, or had, in this country. more »

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