GPS used to track down stolen truck
STEUBENVILLE - A remote access to a pickup truck's GPS unit was used to locate it after it was stolen Monday from a business in the Fernwood Industrial Park, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department reported.
The sheriff's department reported MPW Industrial, 2068 Fernwood Road, was broken into Monday.
Vending machines were entered and money removed.
A laptop computer, battery charger and tools also were taken.
A company vehicle was stolen and a remote access to the GPS tracked the truck down to being off township Road 156, Rayland, where a Wells Township officer found it.
The sheriff's department has the locations where the truck went prior to being abandoned.
Woman sentenced after probation revoked
STEUBENVILLLE - Jennifer Barnhart, 28, of Steubenville was sentenced to six months in the Eastern Ohio Correction Center on Monday by Jefferson County Common Pleas Judge Joseph Bruzzese Jr. after Barnhart admitted to a probation violation.
Barnhart in October was sentenced to two years of probation after pleading guilty to two counts of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor and a separate case charging possession of cocaine.
The county prosecutor's office filed a probation revocation motion after Barnhart failed to report to her probation officer and tested positive for cocaine.
Barnhart will be on probation for an additional year.
Soil and water district meeting today
WINTERSVILLE - The Jefferson Soil and Water Conservation District will hold its regularly scheduled monthly board meeting at 3:30 p.m. today at the office, 587 Bantam Ridge Road, Suite A.
Food handler's class offered in?Hancock
WEIRTON - The Hancock County Health Department will offer a food handler's class at 10 a.m. Feb. 24 at Sacred Heart of Mary Catholic Church, 200 Preston Ave.
The class is open to the public.
Any person involved in food service in Hancock and Brooke counties is required to have a current food handler's card.
The class is for volunteers and people employed in the food service industry.
Food handler cards are free to volunteers working for a nonprofit organization. For those working in food establishments, the cost is $7 for a one-year card, $12 for a two-year card and $17 for a three-year card.
Food handler training also may be done online by going to HancockCountyHealthDepartment.com and taking the class.
Payment for the online class may be made with a credit card or on PayPal.
Participants can print out the completion verification and pay the fee at the health department, 100 N. Court St., New Cumberland, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. weekdays.
For information, call the health department at (304) 564-3343.