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Salvation Army to receive support from Kroger program

April 4, 2015 WEIRTON — The Weirton Kroger store is making it easier for shoppers to support The Salvation Army through its Community Rewards Program, which is now accepting re-enrollment for the 2015-2016 progra... more »»

Area man dies after accident at Walmart center

April 4, 2015 WINTERSVILLE — Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department reported Nick Desarro, 25, of Wellsville died Friday as a result of an accident at the Walmart Distribution Center. more »»

Mural, event will offer area Brooke Glass commemoration

April 3, 2015 WELLSBURG — A Wellsburg native has been recruited to create a mural reflecting the history of the Brooke Glass factory, and local residents, including children, will have an opportunity to contribut... more »»

Follansbee chief addresses evaluation

April 3, 2015 FOLLANSBEE — Follansbee Fire Chief Larry Rea has confirmed some issues were raised during a routine evaluation of the Follansbee Volunteer Fire Department by the state Fire Marshal’s Office. more »»

Chester’s police chief announces his retirement

April 3, 2015 CHESTER — In his characteristically self-effacing manner, Chester Police Chief Ken Thorn did not want anyone to make a fuss about his impending retirement. more »»

WVNCC holds open house at Weirton campus

April 3, 2015 WEIRTON — Area residents had an opportunity Thursday to learn more about the future of West Virginia Northern Community College, while meeting two of its top official. more »»

County mowing bids not so clear cut

April 3, 2015 NEW CUMBERLAND — Mowing the grass on Hancock County properties is not as cut-and-dried as it sounds. more »»

Wolf on trial

April 3, 2015 The prosecution presented evidence against Alexander T. Wolf, more commonly known as “The Big Bad Wolf,” during a mock trial Thursday at Lauretta B. Millsop Primary School in Weirton. more »»

Urban Mission carries out example of service

April 3, 2015 STEUBENVILLE —An act of piety and humbleness was part of volunteers’ duties for the Urban Mission Ministries Thursday, as volunteers symbolically washed the feet of those visiting the mission. more »»


April 3, 2015 Posing with some costumed characters, along with “Princess Anastasia” Meredith Haught are Dr. more »»

Cancer survivors, caregivers get VIP treatment at Relay kickoff

April 2, 2015 WELLSBURG — Area cancer survivors received star treatment Tuesday for their roles in the real-life drama of battling cancer while the supporting parts played by their caregivers also received... more »»

World powers, Iran reach framework for nuke deal by June 30

April 2, 2015 LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The United States, Iran and five other world powers on today announced an understanding outlining limits on Iran’s nuclear program so it cannot lead to atomic weapons,... more »»

Capehart’s ethics hearing postponed

April 2, 2015 WEST LIBERTY — Citing the availability of a witness and ongoing settlement negotiations, the West Virginia Ethics Commission has postponed former West Liberty University President Robin Capehart’s... more »»


April 2, 2015 Early voting ends Saturday in Weirton WEIRTON — The final day for early voting in Weirton’s primary municipal election is Saturday. more »»

Trinity supports Speaker Series event

April 2, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — One of the simple goals when the Herald-Star, Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce Speaker Series was formed was that tickets to the presentations had to be affordable. more »»

Law enforcers testify in Carosiello murder trial

April 2, 2015 LISBON — Additional information about the investigation into the alleged murder of Holly Carosiello was provided to the jury by law enforcement and investigators during testimony Wednesday. more »»

Sheriff describes investigation events

April 2, 2015 LISBON — Columbiana County Sheriff Ray Stone testified on Wednesday in the trial of Nicolas Carosiello and was directly questioned by Prosecutor Robert Herron about the handling of the evidence in... more »»

Ex-girlfriend testifies to hearing admission of shooting

April 2, 2015 LISBON — The former girlfriend of Nicolas Carosiello said he admitted to shooting his estranged wife Holly Carosiello the night of Aug. 12, 2011. more »»

Brooke targets littering in county

April 1, 2015 WELLSBURG — Brooke County Commissioners said Tuesday some video cameras will be posted in areas where littering is common in an effort to curb the problem. more »»

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