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Writers, math students recognized

May 14, 2011 WELLSBURG — At its April 27 meeting, the Brooke County Board of Education recognized local winners of the West Virginia Young Writers Contest and MathCounts competition and heard concerns about the... more »»

Drilling, crime discussed by commission

May 14, 2011 WELLSBURG — Efforts to work with companies drilling for natural gas and the incidence of crime in Brooke County were among issues discussed by the Brooke County Commission at its May 3 meeting. more »»

Barn Bash to kick off Playhouse season

May 14, 2011 WELLSBURG — The Brooke County Arts Council will kick off the 40th season of Brooke Hills Playhouse with a Barn Bash featuring three local bands at 5 p.m. May 2. more »»

Pupils win state math competition

May 14, 2011 Four Brooke County pupils placed first in their respective grade levels at a statewide math competition, and three placed within the top six in the fast-paced contest. more »»

Workers sue driller for injuries in Pa. blaze

May 14, 2011 AVELLA, Pa. (AP) - Two workers injured in a fiery explosion during testing at a natural gas-drilling site in southwestern Pennsylvania are suing the drilling firm and two subcontractor. more »»


May 14, 2011 Computer class to be held WELLSBURG — The Follansbee Branch of the Brooke County Public Library will be offering a free basic adult computer class Friday at 11 a.. more »»

Hall of Fame inductees honored

May 7, 2011 WEIRTON — Family, friends and local residents came out to the Serbian American Cultural Center on Sunday to honor those who have been chosen for induction into the Weirton Hall of Fame this yea. more »»

Retired, senior volunteers honored

May 7, 2011 WEIRTON — Participants of the Brooke-Hancock-Ohio-Marshall Retired and Senior Volunteer Program have performed such tasks as shelving books at libraries, teaching people to read and reading to... more »»

Remedy sought for rock slides

May 7, 2011 WELLSBURG — Officials with the Brooke-Hancock-Jefferson Metropolitan Planning Commission hope state highway officials can help them to find a solution to the many rock slides that have blocked or... more »»


May 7, 2011 Safety baby shower to be held The Brooke-Hancock Partners in Prevention will hold a safety baby shower for all new and expectant mothers from 1 p.m. to 3 p.. more »»

Vigil promotes child abuse awareness

May 7, 2011 WELLSBURG More than 296 luminaria lined the Wellsburg Town Square on April 28. more »»

Veteran of the year

April 21, 2011 WELLSBURG — In introducing Annabelle Coulter Hayward of Beech Bottom John Chernenko asked those attending the Brooke County Veterans Memorial Park Foundation’s annual dinner Saturday to imagine her... more »»

Brooke Sportsmen Club is celebrating 25 years

April 21, 2011 WELLSBURG — For 65 years, the Brooke County Sportsmen Club has been bringing together area residents who come from various walks of life but share a common love of hunting, fishing and being outdoors. more »»


April 21, 2011 School board moves meeting WELLSBURG — The Brooke County Board of Education has moved its next meeting to 5 p.m. Wednesday at its office at 1201 Pleasant Ave. The board normally meets at 6 p.m. more »»

Follansbee pupils win state essay contest

April 21, 2011 WEIRTON — Two sixth-graders at Follansbee Middle School are winners of a statewide contest that challenged them to consider how they could help if their family faced a financial crisi. more »»

Area police, firefighters to play for Special Olympics

April 21, 2011 WELLSBURG — More than 40 Brooke County law enforcement officers and firefighters will be trading their uniforms and fire gear for football helmets, jerseys and pads when they face off in a football... more »»

Pupils compete in speech contest

April 16, 2011 WELLSBURG — Nearly 150 years after the start of the Civil War and 148 years after the fierce battle that led Abraham Lincoln to pen the Gettysburg Address, Brooke County pupils recited his famous... more »»

Wellsburg pupils going to history bowl

April 16, 2011 WELLSBURG — Who was West Virginia’s first governor? What was its first capitol? Do you know the West Virginia native who became the highest ranking Black American to serve in the Civil War? How abou... more »»

Wellsburg Lions to hold drawing dinner

April 16, 2011 WELLSBURG — Area residents are invited to an evening of food and fellowship during which they will have an opportunity to win one of several cash prizes while helping a cause whose reach extends fro... more »»

Rotarians have Brazilian visitors

April 16, 2011 WELLSBURG — Members of area Rotary clubs are learning about various aspects of life in Brazil through five fellow Rotarians from the largest country in South America. more »»

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