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March 8, 2013
Weirton Daily Times

Student accepted to Naval Academy

STEUBENVILLE - Meadow Jackson of Steubenville recently was accepted into the U.S. Naval Academy after being nominated by U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio.

Jackson, a senior at the Jefferson County Christian School, has a 3.85 grade-point average, plays varsity basketball, volleyball and softball, serves as an officer in the French club and plays and sings in two school bands. She also has spent her past two summers volunteering at the AIM Women's Center in Steubenville.

"Ohio schools are educating the young people who will become the next generation of military leaders. I am proud that Meadow has been offered the opportunity to attend one of our nation's most prestigious institutions," said Brown, who nominates each year up to 10 students to military academies.

Recreation committee sets meeting

MINGO JUNCTION - The Mingo Junction Village Council Recreation Committee will meet at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday prior to the regular council meeting.

OSHA 5810 class scheduled this spring

STEUBENVILLE - The Great Lakes OSHA Education Center, in collaboration with RiskControl360 and Eastern Gateway Community College, is offering the course OSHA 5810 - Hazards Recognition and Standards for On-Shore Oil and Gas Exploration and Production.

The course was developed as a result of cooperation from oil and gas producers, service companies and industry associations. The course is available in two seminars this spring. Registration is open.

Employees and managers who are engaged in all phases of on-shore oil and gas exploration and production, and as a next step from the SafeLand USA Orientation, should attend.

The course includes 18 hazard recognition modules.

Students may select one of two available sessions: April 1-5, with registration due by March 25; or April 29 through May 3, with a registration deadline of April 22.

Classes will be held at EGCC from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. The cost per registrant is $795. To register, contact Shari Bonnell-May of RiskControl360 at (614) 827-0363 or

SHS operating on delay next week

STEUBENVILLE - Steubenville High School will be operating on a two-hour delay schedule Monday through March 15 for OGT testing.

All 10th-graders and any junior or senior who has not passed the test should report to school at the normal time of 8 a.m. for the test.

All other students should report to the Commons by 9:45 a.m. all week.

Health department sets schedule

STEUBENVILLE - The Jefferson County Health Department will offer immunizations, flu shots and tuberculosis testing from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday.

Information about the nursing activities for next week is available by calling (740) 283-8530.

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