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Charges announced in deadly shooting in downtown Steubenville

Local News

STEUBENVILLE — A 28-year-old city resident has been charged in connection with the Monday shooting death of Ja’ron Williams. Charges of having a weapon under disability and tampering with evidence were filed Wednesday morning against William Grimes, 908 Pittsburgh Street. Grimes is being ...

PTT needs more time on Belmont County cracker plant decision

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DILLES BOTTOM — PTT Global Chemical America will take more time than previously anticipated to decide whether it will build a petrochemical complex in the Ohio Valley. PTTGCA, one of two companies considering construction of an ethane cracker plant in Belmont County, announced a new ...

Wellsburg woman sentenced in DUI death case

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WELLSBURG — A Wellsburg woman has been sentenced to up to 25 years in home confinement and prison for causing an auto collision that led to the death of a Weirton man. On Monday Kristy Jones, 42, of Wellsburg, was sentenced to two to 10 years in home confinement for driving while impaired ...

Edison seniors earn scholarships, awards

Local News

RICHMOND — Edison High School presented more than $81,000 in scholarships as well as awards and honor cords to the Class of 2020 during a virtual academic banquet on May 15. Among the recipients were the following: ¯ George Ash, Edison High School Student Council Scholarship for $500, ...

Ralph Fletcher seeks Hancock County magistrate seat

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(Editor’s note: Information on other candidates for Hancock County magistrate appeared previously.) NEW CUMBERLAND — Ralph A. Fletcher, 68, of Weirton is running for the Second District magistrate seat in Hancock County. He faces Steve Svokas of Weirton and David L. Robinson of New ...

June 4: Events canceled/postponed due to coronavirus

Local News

Due to the precautions being taken surrounding the coronavirus, the following changes have been made regarding events and meetings in the local area: ¯ The Millsop Community Center is set to reopen Monday. ¯ The 2020 Lou Holtz/Upper Ohio Valley Hall of Fame banquet and associated events ...

Daily Happenings 6-4-20

Daily Happenings

Police reports Jefferson County sheriff Intruder: A Mt. Pleasant township resident reported a man in his garage without permission, Tuesday. Deputies said the man and a woman who was with him fled when they arrived, leaving their vehicle behind with the hood up. The vehicle was ...

JCCS honors seniors, students and their families with visits

Community

WINTERSVILLE — Staff at the Jefferson County Christian School found a special way to not only honor its 11 seniors whose normal activities were interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, but the entire student body and their families as well. The gesture spread across two days, first with the ...

Police reports

Daily Happenings

Steubenville police Arrested: Wade L. Manns, 26, 614 Buena Vista Blvd., Steubenville, two counts criminal trespass, criminal mischief and contempt, Monday. Manns allegedly was spotted at or leaving properties from which he’d been banned, police said. A witness also reported seeing Manns ...