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Blame My Roots festival under way in Morristown

Local News

MORRISTOWN — With thousands looking to the hills of Belmont County expecting to find country music as they have in years past, the Blame My Roots Music Festival brought the noise at its inaugural showing Thursday night. Located at the Valley View Campgrounds across the road from the ...

Mattox remembered in Belmont County

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ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Belmont County leaders briefly paused proceedings Wednesday to remember John Mattox, a community leader who had served on numerous organizations including the Ohio National Road Association and A Special Wish. Mattox suffered a massive stroke and died Wednesday morning at ...

Health effects of petrochemical industry discussed

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WHEELING — An environmentalist and a physician who spoke in Wheeling Tuesday paint a dire picture of health impacts of the petrochemical industry, including oil and gas fracking and ethane cracker plants. Matthew Mehalik, executive director of the Breathe Collaborative in Pittsburgh, and Dr. ...

Fashion show plans

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The Weirton United Way is planning its annual Fashion Show event, set for Aug. 25 at Williams Golf and Country Club. Tickets are $35 each, and include the show and lunch. Tickets will only be available in advance. For information, contact the Weirton United Way at (304) 748-7213. Members of the ...

Weirton to receive loans for utility expansion projects

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WEIRTON — City utility officials are moving forward with plans to potentially expand Weirton’s water and sanitary services in anticipation of future economic development. During a July 8 meeting, members of a task force created to study the issue announced the city had been selected to ...

Weirton approves change order for additional street paving

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WEIRTON — Weirton Council, during a special meeting Wednesday, approved a resolution expanding the city’s planned street paving program for the year. Council voted 7-0 on a contract change order with NLS Paving Inc. for milling and paving of city streets, adding six streets and possible ...

Regional roundup

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Data processing board of meet STEUBENVILLE — The Jefferson County Data Processing board is scheduled to meet at 2 p.m. on Thursday in the probate court conference room on the fourth floor of the courthouse. FEMA to help counties hit by storms, tornadoes COLUMBUS — Ohio’s governor ...

Limited funding no fun for Steubenville’s recreation department

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STEUBENVILLE — Lori Fetherolf, the city parks and recreation director, told City Council earlier this week her department does its best with a shoestring budget. Fetherolf pointed out that while the city has 13 parks and play sites, she has just a $100,000 capital budget to work ...

Senior health fair planned

Community

Valley Hospice and the YMCA Wellness Center at St. John Arena, 3151 Johnson Road, Steubenville, will join forces to host a senior health fair from 8 a.m. to noon on July 24 at the YMCA. Various health screenings will be provided free of charge. In addition to the free screenings, Trinity Health ...

Police reports

Daily Happenings

Steubenville Arrested: Santana D. Smith, 34, Cleveland, drug trafficking warrant, Tuesday. Cited: Michael E. Ross, 44, Cadiz, failure to signal turn; and Sharon R. Smith, no age listed, 1322 Wellesley Ave., driving with suspended license and fictitious plates. Arrested: Justin W. Chesla, ...