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Chester lifts its golf cart ban

September 16, 2014 By STEPHEN HUBA Special to the Herald-Star CHESTER — The city of Chester’s two-year experiment with a golf cart ban is over. City Council on Monday rescinded the ban instituted in October 2012. more »»

Burdette has cracker hopes

September 16, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — West Virginia Secretary of Commerce Keith Burdette expects Odebrecht to decide whether to build the estimated $5 billion ethane cracker in Wood County by next year, but he believes the... more »»

EPA praises TS&T cleanup

September 16, 2014 CHESTER — A top U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official has praised the cleanup of the old Taylor, Smith & Taylor pottery site, calling it a case study in brownfields reclamation. more »»

Gallery to host event as part of Hometown Sports Tour

September 16, 2014 From staff reports WEIRTON — The Summit Art Gallery, located in the Top of West Virginia Convention and Visitors Bureau offices at 3393 Main St., will be open from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. more »»

Bethany College holds its Fall Convocation

September 16, 2014 BETHANY — Dr. Linda Lewis, professor of neurology at Columbia University Medical Center, addressed a packed Commencement Hall during Bethany College’s Fall Convocation on Thursday. more »»

Plans announced for annual Wine, Dine at Williams

September 16, 2014 WEIRTON — One of the biggest social events of the season is fast approaching. The annual Wine and Dine at Williams, presented by the Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce and the Business Development Corp. more »»

200 years down on the farm

September 16, 2014 Two hundred-year farm acknowledgment started in 1993 through the Ohio Department of Agriculture, recognizing social, economic and historic contributions of farm families through the Ohio Bicentennia... more »»

Mount Pleasant church marks 200th year

September 16, 2014 MOUNT PLEASANT — The were home meetings, circuit riders, ground donated and a church built, a fire before another church was completed, an addition to a church later erected, a 175-year anniversary... more »»

Ohio counties get absentee ballots requests

September 16, 2014 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Election Day isn’t until Nov. 4, but more than 4,000 absentee ballot requests already have been received at the Belmont County Board of Elections since the start of September. more »»

Retired from Weirton Steel, Danny Boyce has a one-man, will-travel operation

September 16, 2014 DILLONVALE — The DAMABO Sawmill business is the one-man operation of Danny Mason Boyce, and that is where the capitalized letters for the operation are derived. more »»

‘Hank’ Kuzma remembered

September 15, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Henry J. “Hank” Kuzma, a regional basketball coaching legend for his work at the Franciscan University of Steubenville and at Midland High School, died Saturday after a brief illness. more »»

Blue Mass remembers those who have died in line of duty

September 15, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Bishop Jeffrey M. Monforton used song and prayer to bless dozens of police officers, firefighters and EMTs during the fifth-annual Blue Mass Sunday at St. Peter Catholic Church. more »»

Little Sisters of Poor to receive Poverello Medal

September 15, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The Little Sisters of the Poor will receive the Franciscan University of Steubenville Poverello Medal for their dedication to the poor and elderly, and for their courageous stand for... more »»

Farm bureau meeting buzzing with activity

September 15, 2014 WINTERSVILLE — The Jefferson County Farm Bureau was “all abuzz about the annual meeting” held at Wednesday at St. Florian Hall. It was about honey and the producers of the flower-flavored sweetener. more »»

Officials to testify in property dispute trial

September 15, 2014 NEW CUMBERLAND — Hancock County officials have been subpoenaed to testify in a trial, scheduled to start today, that pits county commissioners against New Cumberland attorney Lawrence “Larry”... more »»

Brooke library has new director

September 15, 2014 WELLSBURG — The new director of the Brooke County Public Library and the Follansbee Branch Library said there there always will be public libraries, though their services and approach will change... more »»

Oldtime fun at Hancock fair

September 15, 2014 NEW MANCHESTER — Elbert Allison put 12-year-old Garrett Geer and two young cohorts through their paces on an overcast morning at the Hancock County Oldtime Fair Saturday. more »»

Girl raising funds for breast cancer awareness by selling artwork

September 15, 2014 HAMMONDSVILLE — Nine-year-old Chloe LaRue is drawing awareness to breast cancer by selling her original paintings for an upcoming benefi. more »»

Edison upgrades stadium seating, landscaping

September 15, 2014 From staff reports RICHMOND — Edison High School has gained some improvements to enhance school property and seating for spectators during sports venues at the stadium. more »»

Regional Roundup

September 15, 2014 Warrant filed in shots fired call STEUBENVILLE — A woman who said she was taking her two children to church around 11 a.m. more »»

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