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Real estate transfers

Business

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Verla Eddy (deceased) to Thomas Eddy, 6,800 square feet, Cross Creek Township. Scott Gargiulo to Richard Stinard, lot 8, Parkvale. Amy Adams and Jason Kirkman to Seven Clark, part lot 67, Clark’s Second. Craig ...

A look at the state of the wall on the US-Mexico border

Local News

PHOENIX (AP) — The White House has touted a two-mile stretch of fencing President Donald Trump visited Friday as the first section of his proposed border wall to be built. In reality, the newly fortified structure commemorated with a plaque bearing his name and those of top immigration and ...

More in Sunday School could net Salvation Army $5,000

Community

STEUBENVILLE — Increasing Sunday School attendance during April could help the Salvation Army of Steubenville land a $5,000 grant. Lt. Erik Muhs, pastor/corps officer, said the Salvation Army divisional commander in Cleveland has made a charge to all the Salvation Army locations in ...

Police reports

Daily Happenings

Steubenville Cited: Matthew S. Castello, 46, Barnesville, speeding; Kimberly K. Sikes, 46, Paris, Texas, failure to yield; Kara K. Clark, 28, 802 Fourth St., Brilliant, no license; and Cinque L. Reed, 38, 149 Lovers Lane, one way street violation and driving with suspended ...

Hiring rebounds as US employers add a solid 196,000 jobs

Local News

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hiring in the United States rebounded in March as U.S. employers added a solid 196,000 jobs, up sharply from February's scant gain and evidence that many businesses still want to hire despite signs that the economy is slowing. The unemployment rate remained at 3.8 percent, ...

Community news from around the area

Community

Community Easter VBS at Wellsburg UMC WELLSBURG — The Wellsburg Community Vacation Bible School team announces its 2019 Easter VBS event “He Lives” will be held from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on April 12 at Wellsburg United Methodist Church, located at 11th and Charles streets. Open to ...

Weirton officials warn of reported phone scam

Local News

WEIRTON — After receiving reports from area residents, the Weirton Police Department is informing the public there currently are no fundraising campaigns taking place to benefit law enforcement agencies. According to a press release issued Friday morning by the City of Weirton, residents ...

Church sermon topics

Community

¯ Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Everything’s Alright.” - Buena Vista United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Through My Loss, I Gain Everything.” ¯ Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, Steubenville: “An Example of Salvation.” - Covenant ...

Never Alone event to focus on addiction battles

Local News

WEIRTON — Professional skateboarder, actor, stuntman and star of shows like "Haggard," "Viva La Bam," "Jackass Number Two," "Jackass 3D," and "Bam's Unholy Union" will be the headling speaker at "A Walk In Their Shoes" May 1 at the Milsop Community Center. Novak will be discussing his ...

Vaccine wars: Social media battle outbreak of bogus claims

Local News

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Like health officials facing outbreaks of disease, internet companies are trying to contain vaccine-related misinformation they have long helped spread. So far, their efforts at quarantine are falling short. Searches of Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram turn up all ...

iHeart Radio to join Ogden, Health Plan for events

Local News

WHEELING — The Ogden Newspapers and The Health Plan of West Virginia, primary sponsors of the inaugural Ogden Wellness Weekend, announced that iHeart Radio Wheeling will serve as the exclusive radio media partner for the Tough as Nails Urban Challenge and also the 43rd running of the Ogden ...

Money raised for cancer center

Local News

The Campbell Dickison 5K run raised a total of $15,750 for the Tony Teramana Cancer Center’s Trinity Emergency Assistance Relief fund. Center director Lynn Barbe said the TEAR fund is used to assist patients with the extra burdens they may be facing during their fight against cancer. They ...

Weirton Park Board to host egg hunt

Local News

WEIRTON — The Millsop Community Center will host its annual free Easter egg hunt, beginning at 11 a.m. April 20. The event is open to all area youth, from toddler to 10 years old, and feature 10,000 Easter eggs, prizes, a bounce house, cookies and hot dogs. The Easter Bunny will be ...

Commissioners review reports

Local News

STEUBENVILLE — Jefferson County commissioners on Thursday received annual reports from county departments, agencies and Steubenville Municipal Court. County Engineer James Branagan said his department responded to numerous flooding issues associated with the well-above normal rainfall ...

Police to charge mom after abduction tale

Local News

CHARLESTON (AP) — A woman will be criminally charged for falsely reporting that an Egyptian man tried to kidnap her daughter from a West Virginia shopping mall, a police detective told The Associated Press on Friday. Detective Greg Lucas said Barboursville police will charge Santana Renee ...

DISSOLUTIONS

Daily Happenings

The following marriage dissolutions were recorded in Jefferson County: Bryan A. Daurora of Steubenville and Amber Daurora of Steubenville. Former name Amber Nocera, restored. Ruth A. Lathem of Mingo Junction and Jack B. Lathem of Mingo Junction. Former name, Ruth McClelland, ...

DIVORCES

Daily Happenings

The following divorces were recorded in Jefferson County: Karla Thomas of Cleveland from Clint Thomas of Steubenville. Former name, Karla Worrels, restored. Andrew J. Mills of Hammondsville from Kimberly D. Mills of Weirton. Former name, Kimberly Tingler, restored. Walter Kubat of ...

MARRIAGE APPLICATIONS

Daily Happenings

The following marriage applications were filed in Jefferson County: Austin McLean Thompson and Leah Marie Carnahan, both of Stratton. William Earl Tibbs and Roberta Lynn Seals, both of Steubenville. Daniel William Moffatt of Wintersville and Rebecca Lynn Weaver of Toronto. Frederick ...

MUNICIPAL COURT

Daily Happenings

The following cases were cleared, court costs added, in Steubenville Municipal court with Judge John Mascio presiding: Jessica R. Fowler, 37, 330 Fairway St., Weirton, failure to display plates, $25; Tyler R. Hunter, 21, 79 Park St., Wellsburg, carrying concealed weapon, one day in jail, ...

‘No confidence’ in Gov. Jim Justice

Local News

WHEELING — The Hancock County Republican Party is supporting a Kanawha County GOP resolution expressing “no confidence” in Gov. Jim Justice. Kanawha County Republicans on Tuesday night passed the “no confidence” resolution, citing Justice’s failure to adhere to the party’s ...