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Car cruise donation helps coalition

O’Reilly’s Auto Parts in Wintersville sponsored the Ohio Valley Mopar’s Car Cruise for Breast Cancer Classic Car show on Aug. 30. “This is the second year that O’Reilly’s manager Brian Meadows has graciously worked with the organization to highlight breast cancer and the Women In ...

Steubenville Homecoming court

Steubenville High School has announced its 2020 Homecoming court, whose members include, front row, from left, Makayla Abram, Abby Vok and Sadie Wright; and back, Jillian Haney, Naysha Hampton, Tia Rubish and Jayda Jones. Homecoming is Friday when Big Red takes on Linsly. -- Contributed

Historic event in Central Park involves Weirton native

NEW YORK — A bronze statue depicting women’s rights pioneers Sojourner Truth, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony was unveiled in Central Park on Aug. 26, becoming the 167-year-old park’s first monument honoring historical heroines. And Weirton native and women’s rights ...

Community briefs

9-11 service scheduled at Wellsburg church WELLSBURG — Wellsburg Christian Church, at 1001 Charles St., is inviting Brooke County first responders to a Sept. 13 worship service marking the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. The service will be held at 10:15 a.m. and ...

Church sermon topics

- Cadiz Presbyterian Church: “Rise and Shine,” www.CadizPresbyterian.org. - Finley United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “By Sight,” www.finleyumc.org. - First Christian Church of Steubenville: “Raising the Roof.” - First Church of Christ, Scientist, Steubenville: ...

Women’s golf news

Red Oaks Ladies League The women of the Red Oaks Ladies League traveled to Wellsburg on Aug. 31 to play at Highland Springs Golf Course. The play of the day was a three-woman scramble. The winning team was Ruth Lamantia, Carmela Wallace and Tammy Koutsky. Skill prize winners were Signa ...

Featured at the fort

Steubenville Art Association Vice President Gina T. Judy of Richmond has a 14-piece show on display in the lobby of Historic Fort Steuben’s Visitor Center, located at 120 S. Third St., Steubenville. The theme is “Scapes” and features watermedia “figure-scapes” and landscapes. Judy is ...

Community news from around the area

Fiber arts show is opening Saturday at Weirton museum WEIRTON — The Weirton Area Museum and Cultural Center is celebrating the intricate art of crochet, quiltmaking and weaving with the Fiber Arts Show, which opens to the public on Saturday from1 p.m. to 3 p.m. “The exhibition will ...

Wellsburg Elks Lodge lends a helping hand

The Wellsburg Elks Lodge presented a $1,000 donation to the food pantry at St. John Catholic Church in Wellsburg and a $1,000 donation to the Follansbee R.E.A.C.H. Program, both of which were through the Elks National Foundation’s Gratitude Grant program, which is aimed at addressing hunger. ...

Wellsburg Elks Lodge lends a helping hand

The Wellsburg Elks Lodge presented a $1,000 donation to the food pantry at St. John Catholic Church in Wellsburg and a $1,000 donation to the Follansbee R.E.A.C.H. Program, both of which were through the Elks National Foundation’s Gratitude Grant program, which is aimed at addressing hunger. ...

Community news from around the area

Back-to-School prayer service is scheduled for Thursday STEUBENVILLE — There will be a Moms In Prayer Back-To-School Prayer Service on Facebook LIVE through the Sycamore Youth Center from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday. The theme is “Our God is Light.” “The Rev. Paulnetta Barner ...

Library StoryWalk starts Tuesday

STEUBENVILLE — Area residents can read a book while strolling through a local park as part of the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County’s Library StoryWalk program. Starting Tuesday, families are encouraged to combine early literacy with the outdoors by visiting ...

Community news from around the area

September means Library Card Sign-Up Month is happening STEUBENVILLE — September is Library Card Sign-up Month at the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County. “Make sure your child returns to the classroom with their most important school supply — a library card,” ...

Church sermon topics

- Cadiz Presbyterian Church: “Boldness,” www.CadizPresbyterian.org. - Christ United Methodist Church, East Springfield: “You Win Some, You Lose All.” - Finley United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “What Jesus Means to Me,” www.finleyumc.org. - First Church of Christ, ...

Campus News

Mercy College of Ohio Sarah McKibben of Cadiz was named to the honor’s list for the 2020 summer semester at Mercy College of Ohio. To be named on the honor’s list, a student must achieve a grade-point average of 3.3 or higher and be enrolled for six to 11 credit hours. Kent State ...

Women’s golf news

Cadiz Women’s Golf League The Cadiz Women’s Golf League’s play of the day for Aug. 26 was “Three-Man Best Ball.” The winning team consisted of Nep Rowland, Bonnie Beetham and Sandi Polen. The putt winners were Kathy Newburn with 29 putts and Paula Hope with 30 putts. Kathy ...

Passing the staff

Mark Mayer, left, was installed as pastor of the First Christian Church in Weirton on Aug. 23 during a ceremony that included the symbolic passing of the shepherd’s staff by former longtime pastor the Rev. Kevin Bowers, who retired. The formal installation was conducted by Regional Minister ...

Virginia Price show: ‘100 Years of Art and Colorful Living’

WINTERSVILLE — Muskingum University’s Louis Palmer Gallery will feature the one-woman watercolor show of Wintersville resident Virginia Price, which will run from Wednesday through Sept. 25. For hours to view the exhibit contact the gallery at (740) 826-8211. Professor Yan Sun, ...