Payment system under scrutiny

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WINTERSVILLE — The Jefferson County Water and Sewer District is urging customers not to use a third-party online bill payment service because customers claimed their water was shut off due to late payments. But one of the founders of the online billing service disputes that claim. Michael ...

Police reports

Daily Happenings

Steubenville Arrested: Cynthia Martin, 61, Adena, two bench warrants out of Wintersville and Dillonvale county courts, Thursday. Arrested: Peter A. MacConachie, 53, Apartment 2, 2514 Sunset Blvd., bench warrant out of municipal court, Thursday. Arrested: Flora M. Shoe, 58, 41 Edgewood ...

Change of polling places in Brooke Co.

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WELLSBURG —The Brooke County commissioners announced a change in polling locations for the upcoming county school levy election. Polling has been moved from the Follansbee Community House to the Follansbee Fieldhouse for county residents voting in precinct 32A and 33. Early voting for the ...

Community news from around the area


Amsterdam church youth to host dinner theater AMSTERDAM — The Amsterdam Community Church of God youth are organizing a spaghetti dinner theater that will be held at the church located at 8247 Bear Road SE, Amsterdam, on Feb. 23, beginning at 6 p.m. The dinner theater will consist of ...

The sky’s the limit: Aviation program discussed at Rotary

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STEUBENVILLE —When Natalie Campana was a little girl, her aunt took her to the Jefferson County Airport and she watched a plane fly over. “I told my aunt, I want to do that,” Campana said. “My aunt said ‘whatever’ and — here we are.” Campana, the aviation instructor at ...

Church sermon topics


¯ Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Can Others See God in You?” - Buena Vista United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Blessed Are The Poor.” ¯ Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, Steubenville: “The Cords That Bind.” - Covenant Presbyterian Church, ...

Final effort made to retain grant to help Brilliant Water department

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BRILLIANT — Jefferson County Commissioner Thomas Graham and U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson, R-Marrietta, made one last effort on Thursday to appeal the pulling of a $500,000 grant which would have helped to fund the Brilliant Water and Sewer Department’s new water treatment plant. The water and ...

Seven Ranges report is available

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WINTERSVILLE — The Seven Ranges Joint Fire District’s financial report for 2018 is complete and has been filed with the state auditor’s office. The report is available for inspection by calling the fiscal officer at (740) 264-7619.

Sentences handed down in Jefferson court

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STEUBENVILLE — A man who robbed the CVS Pharmacy on Sunset Boulevard on Jan. 31 was sentenced to one year in prison on Friday by Jefferson County Common Pleas Judge Joseph Bruzzese Jr. Joshua Gump, 37, of Follansbee pleaded guilty to one count of robbery. County Assistant Prosecutor ...