Fletcher’s achievement highlights academic success

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STEUBENVILLE — Steubenville’s Isabella Fletcher marked a milestone when she landed 16th place at the 2021 Scripps National Spelling Bee this summer, highlighting academic success among local students. Fletcher, the daughter of Marlo Fletcher and Jayapal Reddy of Steubenville and an ...

Fort concert postponed

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STEUBENVILLE — Due to inclement weather, Historic Fort Steuben has pulled the plug on tonight's free concert at Berkman Amphitheater. The Fossils and Marcels had been scheduled to perform. Historic Fort Steuben Executive Director Paul Zuros said they're attempting to reschedule the bands, ...

Highway patrol warns rise of fatal motorcycle crashes

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ST. CLAIRSVILLE — The state is still in the midst of the 100 deadliest days of summer, and Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers are putting out word that fatal motorcycle crashes are on the rise. Lt. Maurice Waddell of the St. Clairsville Post and Lt. Robert Bodo of the Steubenville Post ...

Senate votes to start work on $1T infrastructure bill

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate voted Wednesday night to begin work on a nearly $1 trillion national infrastructure plan after President Joe Biden and a bipartisan group of senators reached agreement on major provisions of the package that is a key part of his presidential agenda. Biden ...

New CDC guidelines set off rush to reimpose mask mandates

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(AP) - New guidance from the federal government set off a cascade of mask rules across the nation Wednesday as cities, states, schools and businesses raced to restore mandates and others pushed back against the guidelines at a time when Americans are exhausted and confused over constantly ...

Controlled bow hunt scheduled in Weirton

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WEIRTON — The annual controlled bow hunt has been planned in the city to begin Sept. 4. In order to participate, hunters must have been a resident of Hancock or Brooke counties for the past six months, and attend one of three pre-hunt meetings. The pre-hunt meetings will be held at 10 ...