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May 4, 2015 Our changing language: Here’s a new word: Twerking — a sexually provocative dance involving thrusting of the hips. Mordant wit — biting, caustic, sarcastic. Ebullient — bubbling, high spirits. more »»

Lifetime member

May 4, 2015 On behalf of the Follansbee 20th Century Club, Mary Schwertfeger, left, the group’s president, presented to Opal Lantz a certificate declaring her a lifetime member. more »»

Morning Star Baptist Church welcomes revivalist

May 4, 2015 WEIRTON — The Morning Star Baptist Church will hold a revival at 7 p.m. nightly May 11-13 at the church located at 3124 Weir Ave. The Rev. Michael H. Harrison Sr. more »»

4-H Club collects electronics

May 4, 2015 WELLSBURG — Brooke County 4-H Shooting Sports have been collecting cartridges and small electronics to earn equipment and camping scholarships through FundingFactory Recycling program. more »»

Quilt offers a history of Colliers community

May 3, 2015 WELLSBURG — An artifact at the Brooke County Museum and Cultural Center is receiving new attention through the efforts of volunteer Bobbie Elliott. more »»

Women’s golf news

May 3, 2015 CADIZ The Cadiz Women’s Golf Association enjoyed a dry, sunshiny day to open the 2015 season on April 29 with a scramble. more »»

Campus news

May 3, 2015 Ashland University Megan Salatino of Follansbee received the Junior Award for the department of communication studies at the Academic Honors Convocation at Ashland University. more »»

Community calendar

May 3, 2015 (EDITOR’S NOTE: The community calendar is only as accurate as the information provided to it. more »»

Partners in Prevention set to hold baby safety showers

May 2, 2015 Brooke-Hancock Partners in Prevention will hold two baby safety showers, with free baby supplies and tips for parents, from 10 a.m. to noon May 13 at the Follansbee Community House and from 4 p.. more »»

Class of ‘17 holding car wash

May 2, 2015 WEIRTON — The Weir High School Class of 2017 will hold a car wash from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 17 at Busy Beaver located at 290 Three Springs Drive. more »»

Fetal alcohol disorders covered

May 2, 2015 WEIRTON — Recognition of and response to fetal alcohol spectrum disorders will be covered at a May 19 conference held by the Brooke-Hancock Family Resource Network. more »»

Students compete for medals

May 1, 2015 NEW CUMBERLAND — John D. more »»

Elks name April Teens of Month

May 1, 2015 WEIRTON — The Weirton Elks Lodge 1801 announced the Senior and Junior Teenagers of the Month for April. more »»

Lions announce scholars of month

May 1, 2015 NEW CUMBERLAND — Brennan Smith is Oak Glen High School’s Lions Scholar of the Month for April. more »»

Camp Fire Club holds award ceremony

May 1, 2015 NEW CUMBERLAND — Camp Fire Club 49 held their award ceremony at Immaculate Conception Church hall, beginning with a candlelit procession. more »»

Ohio Valley Depression, Bipolar Support Group meets regularly

May 1, 2015 WHEELING — The Ohio Valley Depression and Bipolar Support Group meets from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. the first, third and fifth Wednesday of each month at Wheeling Jesuit University’s Whalen Hall. more »»

Fraternity holding spaghetti dinner

May 1, 2015 FOLLANSBEE — The Theta Chi Alpha fraternity will hold the semi-annual spaghetti dinner from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday at the fraternity club located at 756 Main St. more »»

Prayer breakfast set

May 1, 2015 WELLSBURG — The city’s annual prayer breakfast will be held at 7:30 a.m. Thursday at Wellsburg United Methodist Church, 11th and Charles streets. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Michael Martin. more »»

Book Week involves cats and dogs

May 1, 2015 The Brooke County Public Library and its Follansbee branch will celebrate Children’s Book Week next week with two free programs. more »»

Church holding Kirkin’ of Tartans

May 1, 2015 NEW CUMBERLAND — The First Presbyterian Church will celebrate its 21st annual Kirkin’ of the Tartans at 11 a.m. May 10 at the church located at 200 Court St. more »»

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