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Mud Bog Sundays to return to Brooke Hills Park Sunday

May 2, 2016 WELLSBURG — Mud Bog Sundays will return to Brooke Hills Park Sunday. Registration for participants will be from 10 a.m. to noon, with racing to start at 1 p.m. more »»

Rabies clinic available May 28 at shelter, June 6 in Weirton

May 2, 2016 The Hancock County Commission, Hancock County Dog Warden Department, Hancock County Assessors Office, Hancock County Animal Shelter Foundation and Hilltop Animal Hospital will hold rabies clinics... more »»

Follansbee High School Class of 1961 seeking classmates

May 2, 2016 FOLLANSBEE — The Follansbee High School Class of 1961 is looking for classmates James Durst, Ray Henry, Roberta Kuhns Simmons, Alic Nolte McKay, Shirley Smith, Joyce Stewart Kendo, Carolyn Tosi... more »»

What happened at the Battle of Benghazi

May 1, 2016 The sixth presentation in the Herald-Star Speaker Series was a hit as a sell-out audience listened Monday to the personal account of the Battle of Benghazi, Libya, Sept. more »»

Women’s golf news

May 1, 2016 BLACKMOOR The Blackmoor Monday Evening Ladies League played April 25 with Signa Findlay serving as host. Lori Defallo took low gross, and Christina Rock took putts. more »»

Campus News

May 1, 2016 University of Mount Union Meghan Finton of Weirton was named the Alpha Lambda Delta senior certificate winner during the University of Mount Union’s Senior Recognition and Honors Convocation. more »»

Community Calendar

May 1, 2016 (EDITOR’S NOTE: The community calendar is only as accurate as the information provided to it. more »»

Olympians earn recognition

April 29, 2016 WELLSBURG — Brooke County Special Olympians returned from the state Special Olympics basketball and cheering competition with several medals, and one came home with an award for his excellent... more »»

Greater Weirton Senior Center hosting Sands of Time May 5

April 29, 2016 WEIRTON — The Greater Weirton Senior Center will host the Sands of Time May 5 at the center located at 3425 Main St. The doors open at 5 p.m., and the band will play from 7 p.m. to 10 p.. more »»

East Liverpool campus screens ‘Violins of Hope’ documentary

April 29, 2016 EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio — Kent State University at East Liverpool will observe Holocaust Remembrance by showing “The Violins of Hope,” a documentary produced by Lance Shultz, at 6 p.. more »»

Hancock Federal Credit Union awards scholarships

April 29, 2016 WEIRTON — The Hancock School Employees Federal Credit Union awarded two $500 scholarships to graduating seniors Adam Davis of Madonna High School and Kristen Olashuk of Tinora High School, who were... more »»

Funseekers hold April meeting, planning annual picnic

April 29, 2016 WEIRTON — Funseekers President Larry Bauer welcomed members to the April 6 meeting and Joann Bugin led the opening prayer with an Easter reading, followed by members reciting the Pledge of Allegianc... more »»

Local named to state office

April 28, 2016 WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS — The Bethany Woman’s Club received numerous awards and its leader was named to a state office at the 110th annual General Federation of Woman’s Clubs state convention held in... more »»

Your Chamber and You

April 28, 2016 West Liberty University is offering its Bachelor of Arts in Leadership and Administration onsite at West Virginia Northern Community College, Weirton. Classes begin at 6 p.m. Aug. more »»

Children’s Book Week goes west at Brooke libraries

April 28, 2016 The Brooke County Public Library and its Follansbee branch will be celebrating Children’s Book Week, May 2-7, with a variety of western-themed programs under the theme, “Saddle up and read,... more »»

Day of Prayer to be observed in Wellsburg by Kiwanis

April 28, 2016 WELLSBURG — Mayor Sue Simonetti and Wellsburg Kiwanis Club will hold a service in observance of National Day of Prayer at 8 a.m. May 5 at Wellsburg United Methodist Church at 11th and Charles streets. more »»

Weirton Ministerial Association holding Day of Prayer event

April 28, 2016 WEIRTON — The Weirton Ministerial Association will hold a National Day of Prayer event at 9 a.m. May 5 on the Weirton Municipal Building steps located at Main Street and Cove Road. more »»

Yard sale fundraiser to benefit 4th Ward Park

April 28, 2016 WELLSBURG — A yard sale to benefit the city’s 4th Ward Park will be held there from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 7. Volunteers behind it also will offer activities for children. more »»

All Saints Greek Orthodox Church seeks vets, ‘Rosies’

April 28, 2016 WEIRTON — The All Saints Greek Orthodox Church is compiling a list of veterans and active military personnel and whom have had membership in the church for distribution in the church’s centennial... more »»

Weir High 100 Year Reunion Committee holding scramble

April 28, 2016 WEIRTON — The Weirton Heights Convenient has Weir High School 100 Year Reunion T-shirts, hats, polo shirts and hoodies available. T-shirts are $15 and all other items are $2. more »»

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