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Knoxville VFD marking its 50th year

May 19, 2015 KNOXVILLE — Walter “Snuffy” Patterson is fire chief of the Knoxville Volunteer Fire Department, but there were six who came before him in the 50 years since the department came about. more »»

County smoking ban inches closer

May 18, 2015 CHESTER — They may not like it, but Hancock County businesses are preparing for the July 1 smoking ban all the same. more »»

Toronto Jr.-Sr. High School Top Ten Class of 2015

May 18, 2015 TORONTO — The Toronto Junior-Senior High School has announced its top 10 graduates for 2015. more »»

Man held for allegedly soliciting girl, 13

May 18, 2015 NEW CUMBERLAND — A 20-year-old man is in jail for allegedly soliciting sex from a 13-year-old girl via Facebook. James R. Thayer J. more »»

Ogden classic also benefits the community

May 18, 2015 WHEELING — As runners and walkers hit the streets of Wheeling this weekend for the 39th Annual Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic, they’ll not only be taking part in a race that benefits their... more »»

They’re cancer survivors in every sense of the word

May 18, 2015 WHEELING — Idora Kimbro simply refused to let breast cancer win, driving straight from her early morning radiation treatments to teach class at Bellaire Elementary School. more »»

Wheeling toy museum plays to kids at heart

May 18, 2015 WHEELING (AP) — As Judith Rubin walked along, thoughtfully peering into the glass cases filled with rag, rubber and plastic dolls, one particular plaything caught her eye. more »»

Heavy rain shortens Bethany graduation

May 17, 2015 BETHANY — Heavy rain, thunder and lightning shortened Bethany Collegeás 175th commencement ceremony Saturday, but it failed to dampen the spirits of the 130 graduates. more »»

Back home again

May 17, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — It took three days for a four-man crew to dismantle the 1929 Wurlitzer pipe organ at the Grand Theater and ship it to Belvidere, Illinois, but a volunteer crew of 25 people needed jus... more »»

Family matters

May 17, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Bill and Regina Travis sent out an announcement after adopting their first three children, saying their family had grown by 6 feet. It now stands at 14 fee. more »»

EGCC holds graduation exercises

May 17, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — The 419 graduates of Eastern Gateway Community College were lauded Saturday for their efforts in bettering their education during the college's 46th annual commencement exercises at... more »»

Annual Baron dinner held

May 17, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Saturday’s 58th annual Baron Club Awards Dinner at the Franciscan University of Steubenville’s Finnegan Field House featured distinguished guest speakers. more »»

Weirton concert series ready to go

May 17, 2015 WEIRTON — Friday nights in Weirton will once again be filled with music as the annual free summer concert series kicks off this week. more »»

Student gains honor through WVNCC program

May 17, 2015 WHEELING — A New Cumberland resident is among three radiography program students at West Virginia Northern Community College to be selected for honors in advancement of their academic careers. more »»

Hancock County Savings getting ready for Veterans Memorial Ride

May 17, 2015 Hancock County Savings Bank is showing its support for this year’s Veterans Memorial Ride, set to take place May 2. more »»

$9,000 raised through Avella purse auction

May 17, 2015 AVELLA — The Cross Creek Township Parks and Recreation Committee raised more than $9,000 through their second purse auction Saturday at the Bullpen Rustic Inn. more »»

Professor’s efforts to educate refugees goes global

May 17, 2015 WHEELING — A Wheeling Jesuit University professor is at the center of a program initially designed as a volunteer effort to educate refugees from Africa and the Middle East so they could make a... more »»

On a history hunt

May 17, 2015 AVELLA — The Washington County History and Landmarks Foundation is on a history hunt for early churches, and it needs the help of local historians and church-goers. more »»

Williams changes hands again

May 16, 2015 WEIRTON – Williams Country Club has shifted hands again. Gary Smith, president of Argo Sales Co. Inc. in Wintersville bought the club at a public auction for $1,775,000 on April 13. more »»

Firefighters called to small blaze at ArcelorMittal

May 16, 2015 WEIRTON — City firefighters were called to a small fire that produced heavy smoke at ArcelorMittal's 7 Tandem Mill at about 9 a.m. Friday. more »»

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