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Arrest made in Weirton death

July 29, 2015 WEIRTON — Weirton Police arrested a man Wednesday in connection with the death of a man whose body was found near Main Street last week. more »»


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Arrest made in Weirton death

July 29, 2015 WEIRTON — Weirton Police arrested a man Wednesday in connection with the death of a man whose body was found near Main Street last week. more »»

Brooke to seek courthouse grant

July 29, 2015 WELLSBURG — The Brooke County Commission will seek a grant to improve the county courthouse. The commission was reminded Tuesday it has until Oc. more »»

Appeals court orders EPA to redo air-pollution limits in 13 states

July 29, 2015 WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to relax some limits it set on smokestack emissions that cross state lines and taint downwind areas with... more »»

WMC unveils job, revenue gains

July 29, 2015 WEIRTON — A 39 percent increase in employment — 350 new jobs — that’s just one of the results of significant growth at Weirton Medical Center in the past 36 months. more »»

Brooke middle school bid eyed for fall

July 29, 2015 WELLSBURG — Brooke County school officials hope to award a bid for the construction of the new Brooke County middle school in late September or early October, while crews have begun work on a new... more »»


Only time will tell if Apple Watch catches on

July 26, 2015 NEW YORK — For all those who hailed the iPhone as the “Jesus Phone” in 2007, the Apple Watch’s arrival has hardly been the second coming. more »»

Know your checks

July 19, 2015 BURGETTSTOWN — The shale drilling boom has been growing for several years and is projected by industry sources to continue to grow, but area residents need to remain diligent to be sure they’re... more »»

Quick Takes

July 19, 2015 RETIRES: Wellsburg native John Potter has retired from Southwest Airlines after serving 19 and one-half years for the airlines and a 44-year career as a pilo. more »»

J.Jones moves to larger Weirton location

July 19, 2015 WEIRTON — J.Jones Evening Wear has moved to a new “superstore” location, allowing owner Jill Jones and her experienced staff to offer customers more options than ever befor. more »»

Real Estate Transfers

July 19, 2015 The following real estate transactions were filed in Jefferson County: John and Suzanne Gibson to Joseph and Tammy Nachman Jr., lot 16, Sunny Acres (survivorship). Rebecca Shorac to Samuel Shorac Jr. more »»


Arlene Simpkins

July 29, 2015 SIMPKINS, Arlene Hook, died peacefully in her home on Sunday, July 26, 2015. She was 78 years old. Arlene was born in Steubenville, OH on June 25, 1937, to her parents, John DeMarr and Margaret Hoo. more »»

Larry Smedley

July 29, 2015 SMEDLEY, Larry W., 62, of Butler, PA, and formerly of the Weirton, WV. area, passed away Monday, July 27, 2015, at Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA. more »»

Corinne Ferguson

July 29, 2015 FERGUSON, Corinne Imm, 92, of Weirton, died Monday, July 28, 2015, at Weirton Medical Center. more »»

David Riley

July 29, 2015 RILEY, David, 67, formerly of Weirton, died July 23, 2015. Memorial mass at 11 a.m. Aug. 1, Good Shepherd Catholic Church, Hope Mills, N.C. more »»

Patricia Phillips

July 29, 2015 PHILLIPS, Patricia Lou, 77, of Carrollton, died Saturday, July 25, 2015, in Community Hospice at New Philadelphia, OH. more »»

Local Sports

Martin earns academic honors

July 29, 2015 BETHANY — Current Bethany College track star and former Indian Creek High School standout Whitney Martin has been selected for academic honors by the United States Track and Field and Cross Country... more »»

Penguins send Sutter to Canucks for 2 players

July 29, 2015 PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford ranks versatile center Brandon Sutter among of his favorite players. One Rutherford has now traded twice. more »»

Team to beat

July 29, 2015 LATROBE, Pa. — Antonio Brown didn’t miss so much as a meeting. The Pittsburgh Steelers All-Pro wide receiver could have disrupted training camp by staying home for a couple days in search of a rais. more »»

Look for War Story in deep stretch

July 29, 2015 CHESTER — A 1 1/8-mile race that draws multiple horses with early speed often sets up perfectly for a deep closer. more »»

Kang again

July 29, 2015 MINNEAPOLIS — Jung Ho-Kang is enjoying the spotlight in the major leagues and showing the Pittsburgh Pirates just what they hoped when they brought him over from South Korea. more »»

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Ralph Kramden and The (Dr.) Boss

July 29, 2015 Our trip to DC was made possible because The (Dr.) Boss and her job that I can't fully describe meant she had a conference to attend. My dear Kathy is about two years away from full Ph.D. more »

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Brooke Senior Center bingo 07-30

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