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Allie is making her mark

August 16, 2014 By ESTHER MCCOY Staff writer NEW ALEXANDRIA — Allison Yanssens, better known as Allie, has her black cowboy hat, dressy jeweled top, silver belt buckle, black leather chaps and eight impressive... more »»

Wellsburg veteran, POW is honored

August 16, 2014 WELLSBURG — World War II veteran Ed Jackfert of Wellsburg survived three and a half years in a Japanese prisoner of war camp and has recorded atrocities committed there and to the thousands of... more »»

Levy funds new roof project

August 16, 2014 BLOOMINGDALE — Jefferson County Joint Vocational School is getting some new cover, thanks to voters who backed a 1-mill levy last fall. Boak and Sons Inc. more »»

Cera warns of potential collection scam

August 16, 2014 COLUMBUS — State Rep. Jack Cera, D-Bellaire warned Jefferson and Belmont county residents to be aware of a new trend involving consumer-related scammers posing as debt collection agencie. more »»

Brooke fashion show to help Make-A-Wish

August 16, 2014 WELLSBURG — Two Brooke High School honors students are organizing a fashion show that will help to put affordable homecoming and prom dresses in the hands of area teens and raise money for the... more »»

In concert

August 16, 2014 Local band Legend performed Friday night at the Weirton Event Center as part of this year’s Weirton Summer Concert Series. Also appearing were the Joseph Sisters. more »»

Doctor charged with trafficking

August 16, 2014 TILTONSVILLE — A doctor was charged with trafficking in drugs and taken to the Jefferson County Jail on Friday afternoon after a search warrant was executed at his office in Tiltonsville. D. more »»

Finneys have rich fair history

August 16, 2014 SMITHFIELD — Since John Finney was elected to the Jefferson County Fair board in 1971, a post he held until his death in 1994, there has been a Finney involved with the county agricultural society o... more »»

Regional roundup

August 16, 2014 Route 22 to be closed for bridge work WEIRTON — A section of U.S. more »»

The darkness in our lives is our life issues

August 16, 2014 This week we heard the sad news of the death of a comedic genius, Robin Williams. more »»

Suit eyed over Prime Time levy

August 15, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The Jefferson County commissioners Thursday were informed by Amy Mihalyo of Jefferson County Senior Services that a lawsuit is being considered to get part of the levy money earmarked... more »»

EPA grant of $70,000 helps BDC clear site

August 15, 2014 CHESTER — With the flat portion of the old Taylor, Smith & Taylor pottery clean, officials are hopeful that a federal grant will bring renewed attention to the site’s riverbank. more »»

Back to school

August 15, 2014 Four children from Weirton receive their backpacks Thursday afternoon from volunteer June Beal during the Back-to-School Bash hosted by Urban Mission Ministries. more »»

Toronto ready for 37th annual Festival of the Arts

August 15, 2014 TORONTO — The 37th-annual Festival of the Arts, sponsored by the Focus in Toronto organization, will be centered around the city gazebo commons at the corner of Third and Market streets from 10 a.m. more »»

Business after hours

August 15, 2014 The Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce, Trinity Health System and the YMCA hosted a Business After Hours event Thursday at the YMCA Wellness Center at the St. more »»

Damage allegations discussed in Weirton

August 15, 2014 WEIRTON – The city Sanitary Board discussed a damage claim and possible solutions at its regular meeting Thursday. more »»

Fair department winners chosen

August 15, 2014 By ESTHER MCCOY Staff write SMITHFIELD — Best of show winners in the 7th department for the Jefferson County Fair include: Adult category: ? Hay, Carl Kithcart. ? Apples, William Packer. more »»

Weirton water board OKs equipment buy

August 15, 2014 WEIRTON — Members of the Weirton Area Water Board heard updates on projects and approved an equipment purchase at their regular meeting Thursday. more »»

Junior Fair poultry judging completed

August 15, 2014 SMITHFIELD — Winners in the Jefferson County Junior Fair poultry show include: Fancy chickens ? American and English: Casey Kuester, 43 Ramblers, first, grand and reserve champion. more »»

4-H’ers with horse sense discuss their hippology class

August 15, 2014 SMITHFIELD — A group of 4-H members well versed in the knowledge of horses gathered on the grass and a picnic bench at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds to talk about a study that has been going on... more »»

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