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Area robbery suspect found dead

April 15, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — A man suspected of three armed robberies in Weirton and Jefferson County since Friday was found dead of an apparent suicide at an abandoned home off county Road 43, Alikanna, on Monda... more »»

 
 
 

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McLoyd speaks on anniversary of Civil Rights Act

April 15, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — As a teenager growing up in the 1960s in Columbia, Ala., the Rev. Calvin McLoyd could have easily turned to hate. more »»

JB Green Team to lobby city leaders

April 15, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The executive director of the JB Green Team and Jefferson County Commissioner Tom Gentile will ask City Council members tonight to support a designation fee plan to restore funding fo... more »»

Toronto discusses fireworks celebration

April 15, 2014 TORONTO — The city’s fireworks celebration was discussed during Monday’s City Council meeting. R.J. more »»

Suspects sought in daytime burglary

April 15, 2014 WINTERSVILLE — Four males entered the home of an elderly couple Monday afternoon on Morningside Drive looking for guns but only took jewelry and a laptop computer, said Cross Creek Township Police... more »»

Local Sports

13 homers blasted as Pirates-Reds split

April 16, 2014 CINCINNATI — Mike Leake still thinks of himself as a hitter. He’s even holding a bat on one of his 2014 baseball cards. So far, he’s playing like his picture. more »»

Jefferson County Relays

April 16, 2014 STEUBENVILLE -- The annual Jefferson County Relays meet was held Tuesday at the Harding Track Complex. The meet was run under snow flurries, sunshine and temperatures in the mid-30s. . more »»

Panthers finish promising spring with dodgeball

April 16, 2014 PITTSBURGH — No tailgating. No trip to a local high school. No full-padded scrimmage meant to serve as the ending of one phase of the college football offseason and the start of another. more »»

FUS lacrosse finishes season

April 16, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Unseasonably cold weather and a Division II opponent made for a tough ending to the Franciscan University of Steubenville men’s lacrosse season. more »»

Briefs

April 16, 2014 Summer tennis to be held The Tri-State Tennis Association will sponsor two team tennis leagues this summer. The “A” league will be a traveling league and matches will be played at several locations. more »»

Obituaries

James T. Davis

April 15, 2014 DAVIS, James Thomas, 71, of Steubenville, OH, died Sunday, April 13, 2014 at his home. He was born February 22, 1942, a son of the late W. Everett and Doris Davis in Steubenville, OH. more »»

Robbie Harmon

April 15, 2014 HARMON, Robbie, 52, of Cadiz, died Sunday. Friends may call Wednesday, 9 a.m. until time of service at 11a.m. at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz. more »»

Amy Rose Irion

April 15, 2014 IRION, Amy Rose, 92, of Scottsdale, AZ formerly of Weirton, WV, passed away Saturday, April 12, 2014, at The Gardens of Scottsdale, Scottsdale, A. more »»

Jeanette Malesick

April 15, 2014 MALESICK, Jeanette F., 89, of Mingo Junction, OH, died Monday, April 14, 2014, at Lancia Villa Royale. more »»

John ‘Bert’ McClain

April 15, 2014 McCLAIN, John Lambert “Bert,” 79, of Wintersville, OH, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014, at Trinity West. Friends may call at Dunlope-Shorac Funeral Home, Wintersville, Thursday 5-8 p.m. more »»

Community

Make the Easter meal special

April 16, 2014 There was a time when one of the candies in an Easter basket was a 1-pound, solid chocolate rabbit that was hard to bite unless it was held in the hand to get it softened. more »»

Community happenings

April 16, 2014 Serbian Orthodox announce Holy Week, Easter services Holy Resurrection Serbian Eastern Orthodox Church, 528 North Fourth St. more »»

Club digests ‘food for thought’

April 15, 2014 Thursday is the day when members and guests attending the GFWC/Ohio Woman’s Club of Wintersville’s noon luncheon and business meeting hopefully will be in a spending mood. This month’s meeting at S. more »»

Community happenings

April 15, 2014 Weirton’s Morning Star, Pastor Nevels to host Good Friday celebration The William F. Kirtdoll Foundation will sponsor the annual “Seven Last Words of Christ: The When Series” at 6 p.m. more »»

‘Lives Change at Your Library’

April 14, 2014 “Lives Change at Your Library” is the theme of National Library Week being celebrated through Saturday by the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County. more »»

Letters to the Editor

We know who heroes are

April 13, 2014 To the editor: Congratulations to all World War II and Korean war veterans who were awarded the Medal of Honor. They were denied the medal because of the color of their skin. more »»

Religious freedom under attack

April 13, 2014 To the editor: In the egregious attack by the current administration over freedom of religion, President Barack Obama urged his minions to increase pressure in order to enroll more of his subjects... more »»

Renforth works to help others

April 13, 2014 To the editor: I am writing this letter to the editor and to the residents of Jefferson County to recognize a good man in our community, a man we all trust to protect our children — Scott Renforth. more »»

JVS levy deserves support

April 13, 2014 To the editor: The Jefferson County Joint Vocational School again will place a levy on the May 6 ballot. A 0. more »»

Opportunity should be denied

April 13, 2014 To the editor: It is my understanding that Steubenville High School, my alma mater, could be put in the position of deciding whether to allow Ma’lik Richmond, the convicted rapist who just spent 10... more »»

Business

Vettes on solid ground

April 13, 2014 The mangled remains of a powerful Corvette — barely recognizable to its former owner — were pulled from the depths of a sinkhole at a Kentucky museum Wednesday, completing weeks of painstaking work... more »»

A helping hand

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Community hospital honors its volunteers

April 13, 2014 CADIZ — Harrison Community Hospital officials honored volunteers during a breakfast held Tuesday. Pat Heavlin, volunteer coordinator, thanked the volunteers for their dedication and work. more »»

Smithfield Storage opens along Route 151

April 13, 2014 SMITHFIELD — A new business has arrived in the village and will be a welcome addition to those needing to store snowblowers and anything else that is too large to be be housed on their propert. more »»

Quick takes

April 13, 2014 JOINS STAFF: Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Allan Tissenbaum has joined the staff at Wheeling Hospita. more »»

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