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Mingo church is persevering

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MINGO JUNCTION — A local church has lived by the word it preaches and has persevered through the blessings of those around them. Months ago, Mingo First United Presbyterian Church, located at 650 McLister Ave., was hit with floodwaters — “including slimy orange mine subsidence water ...

Weirton honors its veterans

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WEIRTON — With the ringing of the Bells of Peace, at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, the people of Weirton gathered to honor the men and women who have served their country. A service was held Monday morning in the Weirton Room of the Millsop Community Center, recognizing ...

Last Man’s Club holds final meeting

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NEW CUMBERLAND — For 64 years on a certain day in November, a group of area veterans would gather to commemorate their service in World War II and their lives back home. The Last Man’s Club met for the final time Saturday at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3526. Club President Don ...

Briefs

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Board sets executive session STEUBENVILLE — The Jefferson County Board of Health will meet in executive session at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Hampton Inn on University Boulevard. Parade deadline has been extended STEUBENVILLE — Businesses, organizations and individuals who want to ...

Steubenville native reflects on service with 9th Cavalry

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STEUBENVILLE — Myles Henry saw Vietnam from a different perspective than most. The Steubenville native entered the military with a commission as a second lieutenant after four years at Indiana University at Bloomington. “I’m not sure if it was the same at all Big 10 schools, but ...

Patriotic mural at local Legion

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STEUBENVILLE — A patriotic mural makes this year’s observance of Veterans Day extra special at the American Legion Argonne Post 33 in Steubenville at 808 N. Fifth St. The American flag is the backdrop against the silhouettes of military personnel representing the five branches — Army, ...

Female veterans added to mural at Legion post

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TORONTO — Two female veterans of World War II have been added to a mural of the city’s World War I monument inside the Toronto American Legion Post 86. City native Doris Mann, the first female to obtain the rank of master sergeant in the Marine Corps, and former city resident Winifred ...

Weirton vet saved life of heavyweight champ’s cousin

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WEIRTON — Duke Horstemeyer of Weirton often thinks of his friend, the late Dr. Dominic Schell, but especially today being Veterans Day. Horstemeyer visited the newspaper offices recently to say so and to talk about Schell, who was 98 when he died earlier this year on July 18. Schell ...

Ready for light-up night

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Max Nelson was one of about 18 volunteers who worked on Saturday putting up the two large Christmas trees at Historic Fort Steuben in preparation for the opening of the Nutcracker Village and Advent Market. Several members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 246 donated ...