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‘Bigfoot: Do You Believe?’ opic of Cadiz library program CADIZ — Marc DeWerth, Ohio curator for the Bigfoot Field Researcher’s Organization (bfro.net), will present a lecture titled “Bigfoot: Do You Believe?” lecture from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on June 16 at the Puskarich Public ...

Summer Reading Club set to kick off

STEUBENVILLE — The “Libraries Rock!” Summer Reading Club begins June 11 at the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County, offering reading, fun and prizes for all ages in the program that runs through July 21. The club, sponsored in part by the Krnich Estate, is free with ...

Steubenville Art Association meeting, workshop on June 20

STEUBENVILLE — The final 2017-18 club year meeting for the Steubenville Art Association will be held at 7 p.m. on June 20 at Historic Fort Steuben’s visitor center, located at 120 S. Third St., Steubenville. The demonstrator will be Susan Pollins, a native of Detroit, who earlier that day ...

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East Springfield Center hosting monthly dinner on Thursday EAST SPRINGFIELD — The East Springfield Community Recreation and Service Center will host its monthly fundraiser dinner from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Thursday. The menu includes baked chicken breasts, legs and thighs, mashed ...

Represented title

Hancock County resident MyLinda Kimball, left, traveled to Grantsville, W.Va., for the 56th-annual Calhoun County Wood Festival Pageant on May 29 to represent her title as 2018 Mrs. Rhododendron Festival Queen. With her are Candi Arthur, center, Mrs. Sutton Fall Festival Queen, and Addie ...

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‘Libraries Rock’ theme of summer reading program NEW CUMBERLAND — Swaney Memorial Library will hold its summer reading program to the theme “Libraries Rock” from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on June 11-15. The two-hour daily program will feature stories and crafts about instruments and ...

Missing Types campaign hoped to encourage blood donation

STEUBENVILLE — Steubenville Kiwanis Club members were reminded of the importance of the letters A, B and O by fellow Kiwanian Phyllis Riccadonna. The account manager for the Greater Allegheny Region, American Red Cross, explained the Missing Types campaign being launched this summer is ...

Class celebration

A Women On Target class was held May 19 at the Chester-Newell Sportsmen Club. The next class is scheduled for Aug. 18. For information, contact Tammy West by phone at (304) 218-9534 or by e-mail at tammysuewest1980@yahoo.com.

Mission: Amazing people, possibilities

Urban Mission Ministries cast a vision for the future May 3 when it held its annual volunteer and donor appreciation event in a location that’s part of that picture. The Rev. Ashley Steele, the mission’s executive director, announced the mission is leasing what formerly was the Kroger and ...

Women’s Golf News

CADIZ WOMEN’S GOLF LEAGUE The Cadiz Women’s Golf League played “Low Gross on Par 4 Holes Minus Your Putts” on May 30. Hostess Brenda Hartley announced the winners as follows: A flight, low gross, first place, Kathy Newburn; second, Janis Cook; and third, a tie between Billie ...

Quinn is organizing fashion show and luncheon June 9 at the YWCA

STEUBENVILLE — Quinn Memorial A.M.E. Church will hold its first fashion show and luncheon beginning at 1 p.m. on June 9 at the YWCA of Steubenville, located at 320 N. Fourth St. A number of models will be donning casual and evening attire, including Sandra Williams, Pamela Shea, James ...

Founding members honored

Following services on May 20, about 30 congregation members of the Wintersville Church of Christ and guests attended the annual spring dinner where grace was offered by Chuck Brettell and the women’s group provided sandwiches, drinks, settings and decorations for the potluck meal. Afterward, ...

Church news from throughout the area

Weirton church to host five-week HOPE project WEIRTON — First United Methodist Church, located at the corner of West Street and Lee Avenue in Weirton, will hold a five-week summer HOPE project for children in the downtown community. The project will be held from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. every ...

Church sermon topics

-- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Where Are We?” -- Buena Vista United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Jesus, the Rule Breaker.” -- Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, Steubenville: “A Divine Change.” -- Covenant Presbyterian Church, ...

Mingo Lions officers installed

MINGO JUNCTION — The Mingo Lions Club members held their May dinner meeting at the residence of Lion Jeff Schuetz with President William Snyder presiding. The opening prayer was given by Lion Karen Harris, followed by opening exercises. Guest Josie Prokop, first vice district ...

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New history of old schools at Bergholz Area Museum BERGHOLZ — A new two-volume history of the Bergholz, Amsterdam and Springfield Local schools will be the featured display when the Bergholz Area Museum is open to visitors from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday. The recently completed ...

Scholarships awarded

The Indian Athletic Club of Tiltonsville recently presented two Buckeye Local seniors with $1,000 scholarships. With Buckeye Local High School Principal and Indian Athletic Club member Coy Sudvary, center, are recipients Anna Cermak and Lukas Dickerson.

BPW ends year with awards, installations

STEUBENVILLE — The award of scholarships, the installation of new leaders and words of gratitude defined the final 2017-18 club meeting of the year for the Ohio Valley Business and Professional Women. It was held May 15 at the Laurels of Steubenville with President Sara Lane extending the ...

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‘Greased Lightnin’ classic car cruise scheduled for Saturday WEIRTON — To promote their upcoming production of “Grease,” Striplight Community Theater is hosting a classic car show from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Weirton Event Center in downtown Weirton. The first 50 cars ...