Regional Roundup

Route 2 affected

by Brooke parade

FOLLANSBEE — State Route 2 in the city will be closed from 5:45 p.m. to about 7 p.m. Thursday while the Brooke High School homecoming parade is held.

During that time, northbound traffic will be diverted to Cross Creek and Eldersville roads and Mahan Lane to the north end of the city.

Southbound traffic will be diverted to Mahan Lane and Eldersville and Cross Creek roads to Route 2 south of the city.

Operation Warm Coat Giveaway set

CADIZ — The annual Operation Warm Coat Giveaway will be held this month at various locations throughout Harrison County, and any county resident who has a child or knows someone in need of a coat can participate. The program provides free coats, hats and gloves to children ages birth to 17.

Linda Trushel, contract manager for the Help Me Grow, said coats will be distributed at Scio United Methodist Church, 117 Maple Ave., Scio, from 9:30 a.m. to noon on Oct. 13, and at Piedmont United Methodist Church, Main Street, Piedmont, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Oct. 27.

Those who cannot attend either event still can receive a coat by stopping at the Help Me Grow office, 117 W. Warren St.

The program is sponsored by the Harrison County Early Childhood Committee and local churches. Donations are being taken for new coats, hats and gloves, in addition to gently used coats or $20 to purchase new items. Checks may be made out to the Presbyterian Church of Cadiz and sent to the Help Me Grow office. For information, call (740) 942-2622.

Candlelight vigil set

in Harrison County

CADIZ — Officials with the Tri-County Help Center said help is available to those in need this month during Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

In Harrison County a candlelight vigil is set for 7 p.m. Thursday at the courthouse.

For information, call (740) 695-5441.

Clerk of courts

releases report

STEUBENVILLE — Jefferson County Clerk of Courts John Corrigan has released his report for September.

The auto title department collected vehicle fees and taxes of $590,670, with $28,389 going to the county and $562,281 going to the state. Miscellaneous fees were $4,846 and watercraft fees $278. Total fees and taxes were $604,412, with $33,514 going to the county and $570,897 to the state.

For the legal department, new cases filed included miscellaneous, 29; Ohio Department of Taxation, 119; certificate of judgment, 43; civil, 28; notaries, 18; domestic, 13; criminal, 32; and court of appeals, zero. Clerk fees paid into the county totaled $10,229.

The Rayland title office processed 636 titles, with license plate revenue of $619. Also processed were 44 passports, with revenue of $1,540.

The courthouse title office processed 37 passports, with revenue of $1,295; recorded license plate revenue of $1,332; and saw a total of $34,120 in total auto title fees paid. The total revenue paid into the county was $436,120, with county total titles of 2,186.