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Wellsburg plan work continues

July 22, 2014 WELLSBURG — Reducing flood insurance costs, improving transportation to the city and drawing new businesses, residents and visitors are all goals set for Wellsburg officials in the comprehensive pla... more »»

Local men elected to state posts with Legion

July 22, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — David Hilliard, a 26-year member of American Legion Post 274, has been elected Department of Ohio Commander for the American Legion for a one-year term. more »»

Chester deepens presence with Internet company

July 22, 2014 CHESTER — City Council took a small step Monday toward putting the city’s best foot forward on the Internet. more »»


July 22, 2014 Chester City Court Judge Curtis Parkins, right, administered the oath of office Monday to recently reappointed Police Chief Ken Thorn and Court Clerk Elaine Hyatt. more »»

Valley Pain clinic under health investigation

July 22, 2014 McMECHEN — A local pain management clinic is being investigated by the West Virginia Bureau of Public Health for allegedly reusing needles and vials of pain medications on multiple patients. more »»

Ormet owner gains permission, USW future in doubt

July 22, 2014 HANNIBAL — Ohio Rep. Jack Cera, D-Bellaire, hopes officials with Niagara Worldwide will do their best to rekindle the cold Ormet aluminum smelter, now that the company’s $25. more »»

Regional Roundup

July 22, 2014 Water outage planned Saturday WELLSBURG —Wellsburg water customers from 12th Street to the north end of the city will be without water from 12:01 a.m. to 3 a.. more »»

EPA reports big fish kill from well fire

July 22, 2014 HANNIBAL — Water samples of runoff taken shortly after a June 28 fire at a Monroe County natural gas drilling site show the presence of many fracking chemicals and resulted in roughly 70,000 dead... more »»

Ohio rakes in $45M in online taxes

July 21, 2014 DAYTON — Online sales tax collections have hit an all-time high in Ohio this budget year, reaching $45 million, a 68 percent increase over the past five years. more »»

Tuition at most Ohio universities rises again

July 21, 2014 COLUMBUS — Tuition at 11 of Ohio’s 13 traditional, four-year public universities will rise this fall. more »»

Jammin’ on the Jamboree stage

July 21, 2014 Montgomery Gentry members, Eddie Montgomery, left, and Troy Gentry perform Sunday during the fourth and final day of the 2014 version of Jamboree in the Hills. more »»

Rib cook says his joy comes when he serves

July 21, 2014 SEVEN SPRINGS, Pa. — As a rib cook, Bill Ball travels across the country doing something that he loves — making people happ. more »»

Bleeding study to include Wheeling area

July 21, 2014 By SHELLEY HANSON Special to the Herald-Star WHEELING — Victims of traumatic injury in the Wheeling area could become part of a medical study aimed at preventing people from bleeding to death en... more »»

Utility rules impact Wells Township

July 21, 2014 From staff reports BRILLIANT — Utility deregulation is adversely affecting Wells Township’s budget for 2015, according to officials. more »»

Eastern Ohio veteran may lose his ducks

July 21, 2014 WEST LAFAYETTE — An Army veteran who hurt his back during the Iraq War is worried a citation will result in him losing his 14 pet ducks, which he says are therapeutic. more »»

Fire, men

July 21, 2014 At the command to fire, members of the 27th Regiment, Virginia Infantry, Company G, 7th Battalion Confederate Civil War re-enactment group let forth a loud, smokey volley during the living history... more »»

Kidz Day at Marland Heights Park

July 21, 2014 Iris Himmelrick and other members of the Marland Heights Community Association are preparing for the 2nd Annual Weirton Kidz Day at Marland Heights Park. more »»

Regional Roundup

July 21, 2014 Armed robbery under investigation FOLLANSBEE — The Brooke County Sheriff’s Department is investigating an armed robbery at about 10 p.m. Saturday at Uncle Pep’s convenience store on Rockdale Road. more »»

Retirement, age no deterrent in Stinson’s goals

July 20, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Retirement and age are no deterrents for Leon Stinson to keep adding trophies and medals to his full trophy room. more »»

A Jamboree

July 20, 2014 Katie Ohh performs during day three of Jamboree In The Hills 2014. Ohh, of Powhatan Point, was the winner of NBC’s “The Winner Is ...,” taking home the $1M prize in last summer’s contest. more »»

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