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Daily Happenings 3-24-20

Daily Happenings

Police reports Jefferson County sheriff Stolen: A man reported a firearm stolen from his vehicle, Sunday. Arrested: Douglas Reese, 47, 1653 county Road 68, Toronto, theft, Sunday. Steubenville police Arrested: Angela Gilliam, 46, 318 S. Fourth St., bench warrant, Sunday. Shots fired: ...

Regional roundup

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Brooke courthouse to close WELLSBURG — The Brooke County Commission on Monday ordered for the Brooke County Courthouse to be closed to the public at 8 a.m. Wednesday, while staff there are expected to maintain services through phone, mail and the Internet. Commission President Tim Ennis ...

Briefs

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Mullet will serve sentence at home COLUMBUS— The leader of a breakaway Amish group in Ohio who was sentenced to prison for beard- and hair-cutting attacks will get to serve the rest of his sentence at home after his attorney argued the new coronavirus puts the 74-year-old bishop at risk. ...

Oglebay Woodcarvers Guild has successful year

Community

WHEELING — The Oglebay Woodcarvers Guild, headquartered in the Stifel Center on National Road in Wheeling and drawing membership from the Tri-State Area, concluded 43 years of service since they were chartered with “a most successful 2019,” officials noted. Last September, the ...

Police reports

Daily Happenings

Jefferson County sheriff Arrested: Nicholas Rodriguez, 41, Apartment C6, 601 Two Ridge Road, Wintersville, domestic violence, Saturday. Arrested: Joshua Smith, 43, Carrollton, failure to comply, Saturday. Arrested: George B. Thomas, 34, 6 Morningside Drive, Wintersville, domestic violence, ...

Funeral homes responding to coronavirus concerns

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From taking extra care to prevent the spread of bacteria in their establishments to using technology to bring large groups together, many area funeral homes are prepared to help people deal with the loss of a loved one while reducing the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. Following ...

Groundbreaking postponed at Indian Creek

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WINTERSVILLE — Groundbreaking ceremonies are on hold, for now, in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, but construction plans remain on target for Indian Creek Schools. Officials initially set an event for Wednesday at Indian Creek High School to mark the beginning of construction of a ...

Community news from around the area

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Ohio Valley Chorale spring concert in April called off STEUBENVILLE — The coronavirus has silenced a special sound of the season as the Ohio Valley Chorale has called off its spring concert, which was scheduled to be held April 26 at First Westminster Presbyterian Church in Steubenville. ...