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Guest speaker

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In conjunction with Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, Dr. Maria Tranto, left, introduced by Pearl Tranto, was the guest speaker at the All Saints Ladies Philoptochos meeting. Tranto gave an overview of breast cancer statistics and ways to help lower risks of the disease. She also ...

‘History walk’ held at Beatty Park in Steubenville

Local News

STEUBENVILLE — Flora VerStraten-Merrin figured cooler temperatures, the return of Big 10 football and ongoing COVID-19 concerns would deflate attendance at Saturday’s Beatty Park history walks. She was wrong. “We thought we had three strikes against us for good attendance,” ...

Barrett confirmation expected today

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WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans voted overwhelmingly Sunday to advance Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett toward final confirmation despite Democratic objections, just over a week before the presidential election. Barrett’s confirmation on Monday was hardly in doubt, with majority ...

Retired coal executive Robert E. Murray dies at 80

Local News

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Robert E. Murray, founder and longtime president and CEO of the former Murray Energy Corp., died Sunday. Murray, 80, was a native of Bethesda who established his company headquarters just west of St. Clairsville. He announced on Oct. 19 that he was retiring as chairman of ...

Longtime Hancock County prosecutor faces challenge

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NEW CUMBERLAND — Two Hancock County attorneys believe that they are each the man destined to serve as county prosecuting attorney, but that decision ultimately is up to voters. James W. Davis, who is the Democratic incumbent, is being faced by Republican challenger Steven Dragisich. It is ...

Woman arrested after fleeing police

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STEUBENVILLE — A 40-year-old Steubenville woman was taken into custody Saturday after allegedly trying to evade police officers following a traffic violation. Charmaine Lester, 451 Railroad Ave., Steubenville, was charged with obstruction and an outstanding bench warrant for a probation ...

Daily Happenings 10-26-20

Daily Happenings

Today’s birthday Barb Wheeler, Mingo Junction. Police reports Steubenville police Missing: An ATT Wireless router was stolen from a hallway in the 400 block of South Fourth Street within 40 minutes after the buyer was notified by a friend that it had been delivered, ...

Welding students help community

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BLOOMINGDALE — Welding students are gaining experience by performing project-based learning at Jefferson County Joint Vocational School. About 32 pupils are completing projects throughout the year and instructor Todd Parker said the results benefit students, the school and community they ...

Church sermon topics

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- Cadiz Presbyterian Church: “Heart, Soul and Mind!,” Karen Edwards, guest pastor, www.CadizPresbyterian.org. - Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, Steubenville: “A Do Over.” - Covenant Presbyterian Church, Steubenville: “Be Obedient Children.” - Finley United ...