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Annual L.A.W.S. event set

July 19, 2016 STEUBENVILLE —Five years after her son, Lee, died in a house fire, Cookie West remains focused in her faith and on giving back to the community that stepped forward to support her in the dark days... more »»

Bloomingdale celebrates its bicentennial

July 19, 2016 BLOOMINGDALE — A paragraph from a poem by Harry Brokaw reads: “Tonight we draw the curtains from the years And search again our records new and old, To catch the story of the pioneers And watch the... more »»

Family celebrates farm dating to 1816

July 19, 2016 By ESTHER MCCOY Staff writer CADIZ — Harrison County, descendants of Robert Moore and the Ohio Department of Agriculture had something to celebrate at the 169th-annual Harrison County Fair. more »»

Local resident medals at Senior games

July 19, 2016 WINTERSVILLE — The Olympics in Rio, notably called the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, begin Aug. 5, but Pete Milicia of Wintersville recently completed in other Olympic games. more »»

Sunday scene

July 19, 2016 Smithfield Christian Church Sunday School meetings in 1959 were held for the ladies of the class at each other’s homes once a month. This meeting was at the home of Cleo Purviance on Maple Avenue. more »»

Weirton prayer service

July 18, 2016 Area residents gathered in Weirton’s Municipal Plaza Sunday for a prayer service in honor of local law enforcement. more »»

Hancock County bank sues FirstEnergy

July 18, 2016 NEW CUMBERLAND — A Hancock County bank is suing FirstEnergy Generation LLC for damages related to its operation of a coal ash impoundment that has been under environmental scrutiny for years. more »»

To some, Trump is a desperate survival bid

July 18, 2016 EDITOR’S NOTE — This story is part of Divided America, AP’s ongoing exploration of the economic, social and political divisions in American societ. more »»

Weirton Council to meet

July 18, 2016 WEIRTON — Weirton Council will meet in a special session at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the council chambers of the Weirton Municipal Buildin. more »»

Lawmaker: Clinton comment ‘hyperbole’

July 18, 2016 CHARLESTON — A West Virginia Republican lawmaker said Sunday his comments made on Twitter calling for Democrat Hillary Clinton’s public execution weren’t meant to be taken literally. more »»

Jamboree In The Hills caps off its 40th year

July 18, 2016 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Jamboree In The Hills celebrated 40 years of fun and music this past weekend, and one staff member has been there from the beginning. more »»

Professor edits book that honors Medieval scholar

July 18, 2016 WEST LIBERTY — West Liberty University faculty member Dominique Hoche assisted in the editing of a book on medieval texts recently. more »»

Weirton steel mill veteran workers celebrate 70th 25-Year Club event

July 17, 2016 WEIRTON — John Potocnik found his former co-worker Max Flinn sitting at a picnic table at the Serbian Picnic Grounds and immediately started talking about their careers in the Weirton Steel Company... more »»

Port authority works on new state agreement

July 17, 2016 WEIRTON — The Weirton Area Port Authority and the West Viriginia Public Port Authority are working out details of a new operating agreement in hopes of having it ready for the state authority’s Aug. more »»

Youth flea market

July 17, 2016 Nearely to 20 area children turned out Saturday to participate in the inaugural Hidden Treasures Youth Flea Market, held in the Muncipal Plaza parking lot. more »»

Aggarwal named to hall of fame

July 17, 2016 WEIRTON — Dr. Madhu Aggarwal is among those set to be inducted as part of the 2016 class of the Weirton Hall of Fame. She will be inducted in the category of philanthropy. more »»

McKinley calls for Obama energy policy compromise

July 17, 2016 WHEELING — Rep. David McKinley said he is confident Congress can come to terms on a national energy policy, but President Barack Obama must be willing to compromise and sign it into law. more »»

Port authority gets encouraging news

July 17, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — The Esmark Steel Group has hired a global realty corporation to market the former Yorkville plant for lease or sale. more »»

Local veteran honored

July 17, 2016 During Monday’s meeting of Weirton Council, Mayor Harold Miller, right, recognized local veteran John Good for his service to the nation and community. Good served in the U.S. more »»

Ohio Valley catching ‘Pokemon Go’ craze

July 17, 2016 WHEELING — Within days of its release last week, the “Pokemon Go” game has captured the attention and imagination of millennials everywhere who are chasing virtual monsters in malls, parks and more... more »»

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