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April 22, 2013
Weirton Daily Times

Man arrested twice

for shoplifting

STEUBENVILLE -A city man was arrested twice in about 90 minutes Sunday for shoplifting alcoholic beverages from stores, City Police reported.

Officers were called to Maryland Market Sunday evening about Jonathan Brown, 23, of 626 Prospect Ave. trying to take alcoholic beverages. Brown was arrested and taken to the county jail, where he was released by corrections officers on his own recognizance.

Officers were called to Speedway on North Third Street about 90 minutes after Brown's first arrest about Brown trying to steal beer, police reported. He again was arrested but Jefferson County Sheriff Fred Abdalla ordered Brown to be held in the county jail until his court appearance in Municipal Court today.

AKC Gun Dog

championship set

BLOOMINGDALE - The American Kennel Club, the nation's largest dog registry, will bring the inaugural AKC Pointing Breed Walking Gun Dog Championship to Mingo Sportsman's Club near Bloomingdale April 27 through May 1.

The event will feature 60 of the country's top Gun Dogs. Seven different pointing breeds will be represented.

The venue at Mingo Sportsman's Club is fast becoming one of the top areas to display pointing dogs, thanks to the efforts of the members of the Mingo Club in managing the courses. Several national events have been held at this location in the past, as the area offers the opportunity to display the qualities that pointing breed owners value in their performance dogs.

"The AKC is pleased to have the opportunity to bring the inaugural AKC Pointing Breed Walking National Championship to Mingo Sportsman's Club," said Tom Maneely, AKC executive field representative.

"The AKC has a 20-year history of hosting a National Championship for dogs where the person handling the dog is mounted on horseback. With this event we want to identify and reward the superior hunting dogs where the dog is handled from foot. I am looking forward to seeing many of the nation's finest bird dogs in competition," Maneely said.

Scrabble session

set for Wednesday

STEUBENVILLE - Area Scrabble enthusiasts will gather Wednesday for their monthly game session in room 1502 at Eastern Gateway Community College.

Play time will run from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. with newcomers welcome and encouraged to bring the board game if they have one. No fees are charged.

Bonus words will be words related to Mother's Day.

For information, call (740) 264-9893.

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