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Daily Happenings

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Jefferson County sheriff Packing up: A man in Mingo Junction who thought his wife wanted to leave him was upset to find a bag of his wife’s clothes in their car Thursday after she told him she didn’t know where they were, deputies said. The man denied laying hands on his wife after he ...

Birthdays

Birthdays Feb. 20 Theresa Helba, Weirton. Mikelle Derby, Weirton. Feb. 21 Tonja McCoullough, Bloomingdale.

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Jefferson County sheriff Upset: A woman said to be coming down from a meth high created a disturbance at a Rayland area residence Wednesday, calling 911 and whispering what dispatchers said sounded like “he’s coming” and “help” before they were disconnected. Once at the scene, ...

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Jefferson County sheriff Fired up: A woman who ran out of a Richmond residence Tuesday with no shoes on appeared to be highly intoxicated, deputies said. Officers said the woman was confused and crying, yelling and repeating herself, and told them she’d been drinking Fireball. A companion ...

Today’s birthdays

Blaire Rae McUmar, 18, Weirton. Lois Baker, Toronto. Sue Sawka, Richmond. Sandy Conners Kidder, Toronto.

Police reports

Brooke County sheriff Arrested: William C. Byers II, 36, 405 McLister Ave., Mingo Junction, driving under the influence, Saturday. Arrested: Roger L. Jeffries, 66, 1379 Washington Pike, Wellsburg, driving under the influence and obstructing an officer, Monday. Jefferson County ...

Today’s birthdays

David “Boss” Ferroni, Mingo Junction. Sue Zonker, Mingo Junction.

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Steubenville police Practice makes perfect: Police located two men “boxing and sparring” in the side parking lot outside Naples, Sunday. After taking off their gloves, the men told police they were training for upcoming boxing matches in Thailand and nothing was wrong, but police advised ...