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Harrison fair set for its 172nd year

Local News

CADIZ — “Now showing” is the theme for the 172nd-annual Harrison County and Junior Fair. This year’s fair will run June 24-29. The fair royalty candidates have been chosen and judging completed for the crowning of the junior fair members to reign over the event. Several ...

Fidelis Gamma Chapter awards scholarship, holds memorial

Community

WEIRTON — The West Virginia Fidelis Gamma Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa International Sorority for Women Educators met June 6 at Williams Country Club in Weirton. As the members entered, hostesses Pat Accettolo and Elaine Ferrari had decorated the tables with pots of colorful Gerbera ...

Police reports

Daily Happenings

Steubenville Vandalism: Window broken with piece of wood at residence in the 400 block of Lawson Avenue, Saturday. Cited: Terry Green, 29, 612 Logan Ave., Mingo Junction, driving with suspended license; and Kevin B. Roberts, 27, 171 High St., Smithfield, no child restraint. Theft: Lawn mower ...

Radio-read water meter transition coming to end

Local News

WEIRTON — A project to upgrade water meters in the city is coming to a close, according to officials with the Weirton Area Water Board. For much of the last year, the board has been working to transition from manual-read meters to a radio-read system, which officials say will allow staff ...

Community news from around the area

Community

Salvation Army Cans for Kids food drive kicks off June 25 STEUBENVILLE — The Salvation Army in Steubenville will be holding its annual Cans for Kids food drive and aluminum can collection kickoff on June 25 at the Prime Time Senior Center, located at 300 Lovers Lane. It will be held ...

‘Flood of Tears’ happened 29 years ago

Local News

SHADYSIDE — Emergency management officials are advising local residents to be prepared for severe summer weather, and those who recall the Flood of Tears understand exactly why they need to heed that advice. Twenty-nine years ago Friday, steady rain falling on ground that was already ...

Speaking on seminar

Local News

Weirton Rotary members, on Wednesday, heard from Weir High students Sarah Burskey and Alexia Davis, who spoke about their recent experiences during the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership seminar. Held in May, 171 sophomores from across West Virginia participated in the four-day seminar, which is ...

Government calendar

Local News

To encourage citizen participation in local government, this calendar listing the meeting times and places of public agencies will appear every Monday. To list an event, call the Herald-Star newsroom at (740) 283-4711 or send a fax to (740) 284-7355. This week’s meetings ...