WELLSBURG - About 1,600 customers outside Wellsburg and in the Cross Creek area were without power beginning around at 2:30 a.m. today.
Allen Staggers, Mon Power spokesperson, said crews determined a couple fuses blew on transformers in the Cross Creek substation.
Power was expected to be restored around noon.
The outage caused the cancellation of classes in Brooke County schools.
BLOOMINGDALE - The Wayne Township trustees have changed this month's meeting to 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 18 at the township garage on county Road 26.
The regular meeting would have fallen on Christmas Day, officials said.
Band to perform
for Christmas light-up
FOLLANSBEE - The Driftin' Hoopie Experience, a local country band, will perform for the city's Christmas light-up, which will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday at the Ray Stoaks Plaza by the Follansbee City Building.
There also will be an appearance by Santa Claus and refreshments.
concert to be held
WELLSBURG - A free Christmas concert, featuring 40 Plus, a local classic rock and roll band, will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at Wellsburg Middle School.
The concert is being sponsored by the Top of West Virginia Convention and Visitors Bureau and city of Wellsburg.
MINGO JUNCTION - Mayor Ron DiCarlo said he is accepting applications for the position of village administrator.
Persons wishing to be considered for the job are asked to drop off a resume or other information at the Municipal Building during normal business hours.
From staff reports