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Church sermon topics

Community

- Christ United Methodist Church, East Springfield: “Reconciliation: Prepared and Ready.” - Finley United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Only If,” www.finleyumc.org. - First Westminster Presbyterian Church, Steubenville: “A River Runs Through It.” - Follansbee First Church ...

Police reports

Daily Happenings

Jefferson County sheriff Drunk and disorderly: A woman wanted to leave a residence on township Road 376, Toronto,Thursday but told deputies her intoxicated boyfriend wouldn’t let her. She told deputies her boyfriend threatened to get his shotgun if her family tried to help her, so she ...

Campus News

Community

Palmer College of Chiropractic Jonathan Dailey of Wintersville has been named to the Fall 2020 quarter dean’s list at Palmer College of Chiropractic’s Florida campus in Port Orange, Fla. University of Notre Dame Kelsey A. Crawford of Weirton has been named to the dean’s list in ...

Lee West Awards will be given

Local News

STEUBENVILLE – This coming week, Cookie West will carry on a tradition that started nine years ago after the tragic death of her son, Lee — recognizing Jefferson County residents who go out of their way to make life better in their community. Traditionally, the Lee Alexander West ...

Opportunities abound in criminal justice program

Business

BLOOMINGDALE — The Jefferson County Joint Vocational School is helping students forge a path for their future, and the criminal justice program offers a wide range of career opportunities in that field. The program has existed for nearly 20 years at the JVS and current instructor Jamie ...

Brooke County Library receives boost from Elks

Local News

WELLSBURG — The Brooke County Public Library has received a boost from Wellsburg Elks Lodge 1553 at a time when it’s finding new ways to reach readers of all ages. Members of the lodge recently presented to the library a portion of the $3,500 Beacon Grant they secured from the Elks ...

Foundations announce $350K in grant awards

Business

NELSONVILLE — The I’m a Child of Appalachia Fund at the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio and the Osteopathic Heritage Foundation of Nelsonville have announced $350,000 in grant awards designed to strengthen youth resiliency in Appalachian Ohio. Given the critical role of childhood ...

One year of COVID-19

Local News

Nearly a year to the day after the Chinese city of Wuhan went into lockdown to contain a virus that had already escaped, President Joe Biden began putting into effect a new war plan for fighting the outbreak in the U.S., Germany topped 50,000 deaths, and Britain closed in on 100,000. The ...

Clock ticking for CEOs to grow profits again

Business

NEW YORK — Are better days ahead for corporate profits? They’d better be. CEOs across America have begun telling shareholders how much profit their companies made during the last three months of 2020, just as the worsening pandemic sent death rates soaring. The general expectation is for ...