In the Military


Army John F. Murray, an operations specialist 2nd class (surface warfare), has received the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal. The son of John and Latisha of Steubenville, Murray was recognized for meritorious service as a recruiter in Pittsburgh in August. According to the ...

Brooke student’s senior honors project a win-win


WELLSBURG — When Haeley Shaffer, a senior at Brooke High School, began working on her senior honors project, she came up with an idea that would not only equip the staff and students of Brooke County with a valuable lesson, but one that would help local victims of domestic violence, ...

Campus news


Duquesne University Veronica Phillipson of Wintersville has been named to the dean’s list for the fall 2021 semester as a student in the Duquesne University School of Nursing program. Eastern New Mexico University PORTALES, N.M. — Megan Lloyd of Steubenville has been named to Eastern ...

Church sermon topics


- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “In the Dark of the Night.” - Cadiz Presbyterian Church: “Let It Snow,” www.CadizPresbyterian.org. - Christ United Methodist Church, East Springfield: “This Blessed Day.” - Covenant Presbyterian Church, Steubenville: “The ...

Brooke County Commission approves money for sewer efforts

Local News

WELLSBURG — The Brooke County Commission has agreed to provide $567,300 to the Brooke County Public Service District to plan a sewer project in Beech Bottom and extend sewer lines to about a dozen homes on state Route 27. The commissioners, during their meeting Friday, said the money ...

Justice takes wait and see on mask mandate bill

Local News

CHARLESTON – Gov. Jim Justice was uncommitted Friday on a pending bill to prohibit mask and test mandates in public schools. “My only comment would be simply just this, ‘We got a lot to do here. A lot lot lot to do,” Justice said during his Friday pandemic briefing. “I’ll go ...