Local News

The power of ‘Friendship’ on display

STEUBENVILLE — Helping those who help was the message of the annual benefit dinner for the Friendship Room, held Sunday in the commons area of Steubenville High School. About 500 people attended the dinner. Bill and Molly McGovern started the Friendship five years ago, dedicating ...

Jefferson Soil and Water Conservation dinner to include special elections

STEUBENVILLE — The Jefferson Soil and Water Conservation District, as part of its 75th anniversary dinner, will hold special elections for supervisors. The annual meeting and banquet will be held at Le Chateau Pier in Smithfield on Sept. 23 with the special election of supervisors starting ...

Motorhome crash under investigation

WEIRTON — The driver of an recreational vehicle motorhome reportedly lost control of the vehicle while climbing up a portion of Heaslett Avenue in Weirton Sunday night. According to officials on the scene, the vehicle rolled backward from near the top of the hill and struck several ...

Hancock County grand jury issues indictments

NEW CUMBERLAND — An individual alleged to have threatened the daughter of a local county official, and another alleged to have assaulted a group of Weirton police officers were among 29 individuals indicted Wednesday by the Hancock County grand jury. James Sellitti, 35, of Apartment 4, 136 ...

GOVERNMENT CALENDAR

To encourage citizen participation in local government, this calendar listing the meeting times and places of public agencies will appear every Monday. To list an event, call the Herald-Star newsroom at (740) 283-4711 or send a fax to (740) 284-7355. This week’s meetings ...

Brief

Projects starts on state Route 150 DILLONVALE — The Ohio Department of Transportation reported a slip-repair project is starting today on state Route 150, about two miles east of the village. The road will be restricted between township Roads 114 and 112. ODOT reported traffic will be ...

Tuskegee Airmen mural in downtown Steubenville takes flight

STEUBENVILLE — Caroline Edwards was in high school before she realized the significance of what her grandfather, Jerome, and his kid brother, John “Ellis” Edwards accomplished decades ago. The Edwards brothers were Tuskegee airmen, part of the 332nd Air Division “Red Tail” Squadron. ...

M&M True Value Hardware in Steubenville supports Community Stars program

STEUBENVILLE — Among the traits that are shared by the persons who are selected as Community Stars is the desire to give back to the community in which they live. That’s true with each of this year’s honorees. They might have varied backgrounds, and they might be involved in a wide ...

Hancock County Oldtime Fair is fun for all ages at Tomlinson Run State Park

NEW MANCHESTER — The sun came out to greet hundreds of visitors on Saturday at the Hancock County Oldtime Fair at Tomlinson Run State Park. Roger Stewart Jr., fair board president, said it was the 17th year for the fair at the park. There were 25 vendors selling crafts and food, along with ...