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Ohio University Eastern Campus The following area students were named to the fall dean’s list at Ohio University Eastern Campus: Hannah Anderson, Bailie Ray, Cadiz; Katherine Buck, Rachel Vince, Dillonvale; Shelby Gorlock, Mingo Junction; Danielle Dvorcek, Mount Pleasant; Kaylee ...

Jefferson County 4-H program seeks growth

STEUBENVILLE — There are about 500 youth in Jefferson County involved to some degree in 4-H, but representatives of the program say there’s plenty of room for plenty more. Two leaders newer to the local program are hoping to raise awareness about 4-H opportunities and raise participation ...

Community news from throughout the area

Benefit concert set for Friday at Newell Church of Nazarene NEWELL — A benefit concert for Pastor Steve and Edwina Cummings, who lost their home to a fire, will be held Friday at the Newell First Church of the Nazarene, located at Third and Grant streets. “Out of the Ashes” will run ...

Church sermon topics

- Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Listen, He Calls You By Name.” - Buena Vista United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Happy New Year or Not.” - Cadiz Presbyterian Church: “Is Christ Divided?” - Calvary Community Memorial Baptist Church, Steubenville: ...

OVBPW begins event planning

STEUBENVILLE — The Ohio Valley Business and Professional Women kicked off the second half of the 2019-20 club meeting year with a Tuesday evening meeting held at Leonardo’s Coffeehouse in downtown Steubenville. The dinner meeting included a presentation by member Renee Pastre, employment ...

Community news from around the area

Country Friends announces entertainment for Saturday COLLIERS — Country Friends Foundation doesn’t have an event scheduled for tonight, but the Country Friends Band will entertain on Saturday at the Memorial Hall located at 67 Police Lodge Road, Colliers. The doors open at 6 p.m., the ...

Library announces programs, activities

STEUBENVILLE — Various programs and activities have been scheduled by the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County. The include the following: Main Library, (740) 282-9782 Adults: Take knitting, crocheting, needlepoint or sewing project to the library to work on it with the ...

Special honor

As the top finishing fifth-grader in the Toronto Spelling Bee, Brynn Donnelly was presented the Gary Wilson Award, which is named for a late principal of S.C. Dennis School who founded the local bee. With Donnelly is Annie Silverthorn, principal of Toronto Elementary School.

Remembering MLK

The local observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day included three days of activities under the umbrella of the Martin Luther King Jr. Association of Steubenville. Shown are some of the children who performed Saturday at the Sycamore Youth Center as part of the MLK Youth and Children’s Day. ...

Community news from around the area

Community baby shower, library open house Feb. 8 STEUBENVILLE — A community baby shower and library open house to inform parents about the significance of reading during their children’s development will be held from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Feb. 8 at the main library of the Public Library ...

Saddle club presents awards, elects officers from around the area

PLEASANT HILL — Awards were presented and officers elected when the Steubenville Saddle Club held its 2019 awards banquet on Saturday at the Four Seasons Community Center, home of the former Pleasant Hill Elementary School off state Route 213. Top honors went to Makenzie Carter and her ...

Mingo Woman’s Club begins new year, welcomes center director as speaker

MINGO JUNCTION — The GFWC Woman’s Club of Mingo Held its opening meeting of 2020 at the Mingo Senior Citizens Center with Vice President Stephanie Rouse presiding. Roetta Lewis gave the blessing, followed by opening exercises. Following refreshments, Rouse introduced guest speaker ...

Community news from around the area

County veterans association welcomes first female member STEUBENVILLE — The Jefferson County Veterans Association has welcomed its first female member in Barbara Baird and continues to encourage membership by honorably discharged military veterans, according to Barry Bardone, ...

Jefferson County 4-H Club News

Liberty Guys and Gals The Liberty Guys and Gals met Jan. 10 at Georges Run United Methodist Church in Mingo Junction with 20 attending. Andrew Wetherell led the meeting where officers were elected. Andrew Wetherell will serve as presidents with other officers including Mercy McGalla, vice ...

Basket drawing winners announced

The Literary Department of the Weirton Woman’s Club, a member of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs of West Virginia, held its annual basket drawings with the Mary H. Weir Public Library, a United Way agency mMember, during the months of October through December. Winners of this ...

Urban Mission planning ‘Prom Extravaganza’ March 28

STEUBENVILLE — As the mother of daughters, Tiffany Beckwith understands how prom time can be an expensive proposition. And that’s why she’s enthusiastic about a project she’s working on in her capacity as community engagement director for Urban Mission Ministries. Urban Mission’s ...

Community news from around the area

Boy Scouts Troop 3 presented Journey to Excellence award STEUBENVILLE — Boy Scouts of America Troop 3, sponsored by Grace Lutheran Church in Steubenville, has earned Scouting BSA’s Journey to Excellence award for 2019. The award recognizes the troop’s commitment to implementing a ...

Weirton church plans pancake brunch open to the public

The First Christian Church, located at 3252 Main St., Weirton, welcomes the public to its February pancake brunch, which will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Feb. 2 in the fellowship hall. The brunch includes pancakes, sausage, coffee, orange juice and milk. Tickets can be bought at the door ...

Community news from around the area

Dunbar Recreation Center to hold MLK celebration WEIRTON — The Dunbar Recreation Center in Weirton will hold its annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration on Monday, according to Earlean Jones, center president. The festivities will be held Monday with a two-part event, including a ...

Help on weekends

Joe Lombardi of Lombardi Construction has built and donated two boxes to be used on weekends when people are in need of food. The boxes will be placed in front of Community Bread Basket at 3501 West St. in Weirton. Anyone wishing to put a donation of nonperishable food into the box may do so, ...