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Boy Scouts file for bankruptcy due to abuse suits

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Barraged by hundreds of sex-abuse lawsuits, the Boy Scouts of America filed for bankruptcy protection today in hopes of working out a potentially mammoth victim compensation plan that will allow the hallowed, 110-year-old organization to carry on. The Chapter 11 filing in federal bankruptcy ...

Police reports

Daily Happenings

Jefferson County sheriff Arrested: Jeremy Joshua Huntington, 38, 1588 State Route 43, Lot 60, Richmond, domestic violence. Investigated: An unknown caller reported two properties in Smithfield Township appeared to be in “deplorable condition on the outside” and potentially could pose ...

Students take advantage of Horizon grants

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STEUBENVILLE — Thirty-three students are enrolled at Eastern Gateway Community College for the spring semester through the Horizon program, a levy-funded grant opportunity that allows graduating Jefferson County high school seniors to attend tuition free provided they enroll by the fall ...

Community news from around the area

Community

ADK Alpha Tau Chapter elects state convention delegates NEW CUMBERLAND — The Alpha Tau chapter (WV) of Alpha Delta Kappa, International Honorary Organization for Women Educators, held its February meeting at Trinity United Methodist Church in New Cumberland. Amanda Fisher, president, ...

Births

Daily Happenings

Out-of-town birth Megan and Cale McCoy of Las Vegas, boy, Jan. 16, Summerlin Hospital Medical Center, Summerlin, Nev. Maternal grandparents are Joe and Donna Antigo of Bloomingdale. Paternal grandparents are Pat and Sherry McCoy of Steubenville. Trinity Medical Center West Winnie and ...

BLHS to host Ohio Supreme Court this spring

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CONNORVILLE — Students will have an opportunity to see the state’s judicial branch in action as Buckeye Local High School hosts the Supreme Court of Ohio this spring. BLHS was selected to participate in the Off-Site Court program and the seven justices will preside over three cases in the ...

Extension offering winter grapevine pruning workshop Feb. 27

Community

STEUBENVILLE — For those interested to learn about winter injury and pruning techniques specifically for grapes, the Ohio State University Extension and Jeff Copeland are partnering to present a hands-on winter grapevine pruning workshop. It will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Feb. 27 at ...

Weirton Sanitary Board discusses Park Drive

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WEIRTON — Work continues to prepare property along Park Drive for a long-proposed development of commercial, industrial and residential operations, with members of the Weirton Sanitary Board Thursday discussing their portion of the project. Utilities Director Butch Mastrantoni explained ...