Lucas: WLU board will make decision about president

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WEST LIBERTY — The West Liberty University Board of Governors has asked the schools’ human resources department to gather information pertaining to plagiarism accusations against WLU President W. Franklin Evans, but HR staff won’t be involved in any determinations about their boss, ...

Regional program offers help to crime victims

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WELLSBURG — For more than 25 years, a regional nonprofit group has aided as many as 1,000 area children and adults each year, but it’s not one that many area residents think about. That’s because few people expect to be the victim of a crime, say the three coordinators of the ...

World tournament time in Vegas for area ‘Cinderella’ team

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WEIRTON — The Weirton-based Genesis Pool team is heading to Las Vegas this week to compete in the American Poolplayers Association’s 2020-21 World Pool Championships. The event includes the 8-Ball World Championship on Oct. 21-26 and the 9-Ball World Championship on Oct. 25-30. The ...

Vietnam veteran donor tours Wellsburg museum

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WELLSBURG — A retired Army officer recently toured the American Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor Museum and Educational Center after donating two sketches he brought back from Vietnam. Jim Brockman, the museum’s executive director, unveiled a display incorporating a photo of retired ...


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Road closing announced WINTERSVILLE — Beginning Oct. 25, Cross Creek Township Road 166 will be closed to through traffic for a slip repair. Culvert replacement scheduled STEUBENVILLE — According to the Jefferson County Engineer’s Office, county Road 25 (Smithfield ...

TranSmart USA looks be new vendor for DJFS

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STEUBENVILLE — The Jefferson County Department of Job and Family Services possibly has a new vendor for transportation services. TranSmart USA bid on the contract to take over Title XX and non-emergency transportation services with DJFS. A contract between the company and DJFS came before ...