West Virginia Delegate Mark Zatezalo, R-Hancock, left, speaks with Delegate Ed Evans, D-McDowell, Wednesday on the House floor. — Perry Bennett/West Virginia Legislature

Legislature adjourns until June 5

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WHEELING — Members of the West Virginia Senate and House of Delegates haven’t agreed on much in recent days, but Wednesday they concurred in adjourning their special session until June 5. The action came on a day that saw the Senate pass the House’s tax reform bill with a number of ...

Weirton Elks Lodge presented certificates to the Junior Teens of the Month to, from left, front, Kailey Alexia Karas, Lexi Elaine Reinhardt, Brooklyn Nichole Loveland, Hailee Marie Stevens, Sydney Elise Martinez and Jessica Rhena Duty, and, back, Nicole Lynn Gearhart, Turner J. Lehman, Colton Douglas Whyte, Nicholas R. Rawson, Rory Saige McNutt, Garret James Wright, Ethan Hurl and Jacob Clark. Alexis Lee Holden also was selected. Colton Whyte and Sydney Martinez were also selected as Junior Teens of the Year. — Contributed

Weirton Elks award scholarships


WEIRTON — The Weirton Elks Lodge 1801 held their Youth Awards Banquet May 17 to honor and present scholarships, certificates and plaques to the top senior and junior teens of the year. William Verelst Jr., Elks Northern District vice president, acknowledged the academic, leadership and ...


Story time


Weirton Mayor Harold “Bubba” Miller read the 900th book of the year to preschools at the Children’s Learning Academy Wednesday. The school was working toward a goal of 1,000 books. — Contributed

Justice to meet with Senate, House leadership to measure stances

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CHARLESTON — Gov. Jim Justice will meet with the senate president, senate minority leader, speaker of the house, and the house minority leader in four separate rooms and travel from room to room as the mediator-in-chief today. Justice wanted to better understand the positions of each side, ...

Morning Star Baptist will hold free clothing distribution


WEIRTON — Morning Star Baptist Church will hold a free clothing distribution from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the church located at 3124 Weir Ave. Clothing and shoes will be available for men, women and children. It is free and open to the community.

Cpl. Mark D. Cool

Colliers bridge to be dedicated to veteran

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COLLIERS — Marine Cpl. Mark Cool was 19 when he was injured in the Battle of Khe Sanh in Vietnam on Feb. 27, 1968, and died three days later in Okinawa, Japan. Now, almost 40 years later, the Colliers Way Bridge, near where Cool grew up and lived most of his life before entering the ...


Saxon’s support

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Richard Saxon of R.E. Saxon Jeweler is supporting the Weirton United Way in the upcoming 36th Golf Classic by providing the prize for the first hole-in-one on the No. 12 hole. He also is serving as the sponsor for the putting contest. The event will be held June 12 at Williams Golf and Country ...

Brooke County Animal Welfare will host RASCAL spay/neuter


WINTERSVILLE, Ohio — The Brooke County Animal Welfare League will hold their next low-cost spay and neuter Roaming Animal Sterilization Clinic at Low Cost, or RASCAL, June 24-25 at the Jefferson County Airpark. Interested pet owners must call (304) 374-4443 immediately as appointments are ...