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July 15, 2013
Weirton Daily Times

School supplies being sought for local program

FOLLANSBEE - Coordinators of Energy Express, a summer reading program run by the Brooke County West Virginia University Extension Service, will be collecting school supplies for children of families in need.

They will be leaving information about the collection at the doors of homes in the Follansbee and Weirton area, then return for donations, from those interested in giving, on July 24.

Anyone also can bring pencils, pens, crayons, glue, notebooks, paper, folders and other school supplies to Jefferson Primary School between 7:30 am. and 1:30 p.m. Monday through Friday up to that date.

For information, call (304) 224-8446.

Roberts named to Achievement Academy

FOLLANSBEE - The United States Achievement Academy has announced that Bailey Roberts, a sophomore at Weirton Madonna High School, has been recognized for academic achievement as a United States National Honor Student award winner.

Roberts will appear in the United States Achievement Academy Official Yearbook which is published and distributed nationally.

She is the daughter of Steve and Kris Roberts of Follansbee and the granddaughter of Larry and Joan Gribben of Triadelphia and Bob and Jean Roberts of Moundsville.

Pharmacy to present heart talk

FOLLANSBEE - Beth Rogers from the Follansbee Pharmacy will present the fifth in a series of talks on heart health at noon Wednesday at the Brooke County Senior Center, 948 Main St.

The program is free.

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