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Hancock County Federation of Democratic Women to meet WEIRTON — The Hancock County Federation Of Democratic Women held their monthly meeting Nov. 23 at Giovanni’s Family Restaurant with President Kathy Link presiding. Reports were given by Secretary Teresa McCombs and Treasurer ...

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Honky Tonk Sweethearts concert is Sunday at Brilliant American Legion BRILLIANT — The Brilliant American Legion Post 573 and Brilliant American Legion Auxiliary will present the Honky Tonk Sweethearts in concert on Sunday, beginning at 3 p.m. Tickets are $8 and can be purchased in ...

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Edison winter semi-formal court

Edison High School crowned Emily Andreozzi as its 2018 winter semi-formal queen during halftime of the boys varsity basketball game against Catholic Central High School Jan. 5. Court members were, from left, Mali Williams, McKenzie Morrison, Cheyanne Clifton, Andreozzi, Lexi Johnston, Elizabeth ...

SPECIAL HONOR — Dalton Ewing of Follansbee, a Brooke High School sophomore, was presented the General Billy Mitchell Award, a prestigious honor for participants of the Civil Air Patrol’s Cadet program, by Col. Paul McCroskey II, commander of the national group’s West Virginia Wing, at a ceremony in Charleston in November.
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Teen given prestigious Civil Air Patrol award

WHEELING — A Follansbee teen is flying high since receiving a statewide award but that’s nothing new for Dalton Ewing, who has enjoyed learning to pilot small aircraft as a member of the Civil Air Patrol’s Cadet program. Established in 1942, the nonprofit group is comprised of about ...

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Special outing

The Weirton Sassie Lassies Red Hat members recently gathered for a special outing to Undo’s in Weirton, including, seated, from left, Shirley DeLuca, Carolyn Drizake, Charlene Brown, Judith Mikula, Connie Norwood and Diane Pastoric, and standing, Margie Lemasters, Cheryl Kondik, Sharon ...

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Ohio Valley BPW to meet Tuesday, plan for annual Wine and Shoe Extravaganza STEUBENVILLE — The Ohio Valley Business and Professional Women will resume the second half of 2017-18 club meeting year, gathering Tuesday at the Schiappa Branch of the Public Library of Steubenville and ...

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MLK Association annual music program held

The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Association of Steubenville presented its annual musical program on Jan. 6 at Mount Carmel Community Baptist Church in Steubenville, which included, actors, from left, Keyante Watkins, Davina Ware and Derrione Leeper of the Creative Inspiration Art Institute of ...

SCHOLARSHIP AWARD — The Alpha Mu Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma recently awarded a beginning-teacher grant-scholarship to Lindsay Traver of Salem, left, a biology II teacher at Carrollton High School who will be purchasing items to assist in teaching genetics. With her are scholarship committee members, from left, Julie Blanton, chair, and Donna McClelland, Kathy Pavlik, Jane Brower, Stella Parikakis and Barbara Carter.  
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Alpha Mu Chapter gives scholarship, gets updates

TORONTO — President Barbara Pritts welcomed 38 members and three guests to the Dec. 9 meeting of the Alpha Mu Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, which was held at Riverview United Methodist Church in Toronto. Pritts reading a Christmas poem, and members recited the collect. Members giving ...

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Cub Scout Iditarod is Jan. 20; registration deadline set for Friday An opportunity to enjoy a day of winter fun with Cub Scouts awaits area children in grades kindergarten. The Boy Scouts of America Ohio River Valley Council is holding a Cub Scout Iditarod from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 20 ...

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Pageant winners

Local youth of various ages participated in the Miss Christmas Pageant held Dec. 3 and coordinated by Shirlie Rogers. Among them were, from left, Nina Goodman, Miss Snowflake and Beginner Queen; Skye Palmer, Miss Christmas Princess and Talent Winner; Emma Kavanas, Miss Christmas Baby; Layla ...