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Neurological diseases focus of Nov. 5 walk

WELLSBURG — Since being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, a Wellsburg woman has decided not only to face the disease with determination, but also to help others in similar situations. After launching a walk to raise awareness and funds for those with MS, Kim Chapline-Byers expanded the ...

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Wellsburg Applefest’s All Things Apple contest winners announced WELLSBURG — Winners of the Wellsburg Applefest’s All Things Apple Contest have been announced. There were separate divisions for apple pies, other food made with apples and crafts related to apples or Johnny ...

STOCKINGS FILLED — Christmas stockings for Boatsies Boxes were filled by the Brilliant Lions Club. The stockings were made in a camouflage fabric with Christmas decorations on the top by Rita Boyd of Brilliant as part of a project chaired by Esther McCoy and Kevin Huggans With some of the stockings are, from left, Roger Herbert, Buckeye Local football coach, who was a guest; Huggans; and Ralph Nickoson, president.
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Buckeye Local football coach is guest speaker at Brilliant Lions Club meeting

BRILLIANT — Roger Herbert, Buckeye Local High School football coach, was a guest at the Brilliant Lions Club meeting held recently in the club social room. Herbert discussed rebuilding the team and has become acquainted with the players from Adena, Brilliant, Dillonvale, Mount Pleasant, ...

GALA COMMITTEE —  Planning for the 20th-annual Carnival of Wishes Gala to be held beginning at 6 p.m. Nov. 11 at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort to benefit Make-A-Wish Greater Pennsylvania and West Virginia are committee members, from left, Sherry Daddario; Aggie Monezis; Jackie Heroman, regional manager for Make-A-Wish Northern W.Va.; Eric Patterson; Amy Patterson; Jenna Maine; Deana Maine; committee Chair Jean Howard; Charlene Anderson; and Keith Howard. Rich Givens, Shellie Givens, Jolene Noah, Dan Noah and Lanisha Anderson also are committee members.
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Carnival of Wishes Gala to benefit Make-A-Wish

NEW CUMBERLAND — The 20th-annual Carnival of Wishes Gala will be held Nov. 11 at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort, beginning at 6 p.m. The fundraiser to generate proceeds for Make-A-Wish Greater Pennsylvania and West Virginia will feature “an evening of wishes under the big ...

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Voice 4 Christ, Remnant set to perform Saturday STEUBENVILLE — The Music and Mime Ministry of Mount Carmel Community Baptist Church, located at 708 N. Fifth St., will present the Voices 4 Christ in concert at 6 p.m. Saturday with special guest gospel rapper Remnant. Admission is a $10 ...

GETTING READY — The fifth-annual Anthony D’Aurora Quarters for Cancer Quarter Auction is set for Nov. 5 at Jefferson County Joint Vocational School. Doors open at 11:30 a.m., and the auction begins at 1 p.m. Items include gift baskets donated by school programs and local businesses and residents. Shown with a few of the contributions are, from left,  small animals science student Cherokee Shepherd, power mechanics students Aaron Russell and Michael Greene and small animal science student Amber Lough.
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Quarters for Cancer auction at JVS to benefit CDI

BLOOMINGDALE — Jefferson County Joint Vocational School is gearing up to host its successful quarter auction to benefit the Cancer Dietary Institute. The fifth-annual Anthony D’Aurora Quarters for Cancer Quarter Auction will be held Nov. 5 with doors opening at 11:30 a.m. to give ...

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Ceremony held

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Women In Action Against Cancer Coalition of Jefferson County held its 20th-annual Ohio Mammography Day Wreath Ceremony Oct. 18 at the Prime Time Senior Center in Steubenville. Among those involved in the program were breast cancer survivors, each ...

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PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS — Pin recipients and presenters at Friendship Night held recently by the LaBelle Chapter No. 414, Order of the Eastern Star, were, from left, Roberta Galvin, Sara Joe Peeler, Deputy Grand Matron Laurie Stout, Patricia O’Dell, Lou Anne Craven, Randall Craven, Mary Gail Monroe and Jaime Wineman.
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OES Chapter holds Friendship Night

BRILLIANT — LaBelle Chapter No. 414, Order of the Eastern Stars, held its Friendship night recently, honoring those with 25, 40, 45, 50 and 60 years of membership. Sandy Moxley, worthy matron, and Ben Moxley, worthy patron, presided. Laurie Stout, deputy grand matron, was welcomed as well ...

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WMC Auxiliary gift shop selling special blankets WEIRTON — The Weirton Medical Center Auxiliary met Oct. 17 in conference room A with President Sondra Weigel presiding. Reports were given by Recording Secretary Elda Weekley, Treasurer Paula Billick and Corresponding Secretary Domenici ...

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PROJECT — The Tri-State Marine Corps Club Auxiliary collected filled Christmas stockings for Boatsies Boxes at its October meeting where participating were, front, from left, Barbara Glessnar, Gloria Jerrel, Marcy Spano and Mary Ann Smith, and back, Pam Stiles, Darlene Kemp, JoAnn John, Leroy Bee and Shirley Brecht.
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Auxiliary collects stockings for project

WEIRTON — The Tri-State Marine Corps Club Auxiliary met Oct. 9 at Weirton VFW with Vice President Darlene Kemp presiding. Eleven members attended at the meeting where Chaplain Mary Ann Smith gave the invocation and Kemp led in opening ceremonies. Reports were given by Secretary Marcy ...