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‘Music in the Gazebo’ happens Saturday night in Richmond RICHMOND — The Richmond Community Historical Society is sponsoring “Music in the Gazebo” on Saturday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Area residents are invited to bring a lawn chair and “enjoy an evening of great country music” at ...

Police reports

Daily Happenings

Steubenville police No one’s buying it: A Sunset Boulevard resident claimed a woman was bothering him for payment for appliances he bought off her as well as sexual favors, Thursday. He said he bought a washer and dryer from the woman, an acquaintance, and since then she wanted him to give ...

Attend Rhododendron Girls State


Brooke High School juniors who attended Rhododendron Girls State at Davis & Elkins College in Elkins, W.Va., included, from left, Ava Bolen, Olivia Beecroft, Hannah Buterbaugh, Savannah Rice, Emily Snoderly and Bailey Serevicz. Their participation was sponsored by the Follansbee American ...

Brooke County Commission talks board vacancies, museum event

Local News

WELLSBURG — The Brooke County Commission discussed the need to fill several vacant board positions in the county Tuesday, and heard about plans by the county museum to remember a local historical event. County Clerk Kim Barbetta announced a request from the Northern Panhandle Workforce ...

Brooke County High School tech students competing at all levels

Local News

WELLSBURG — From programming robots to perform various tasks to creating videos within hours, members of the Brooke High School chapter of Technology Students of America have applied a variety of skills in competitions at the state, national and even international level, bringing back many ...