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Water tie-in project advances

April 17, 2014 WELLSBURG — Brooke County commissioners said Tuesday they will move forward with a project involving emergency tie-ins between water lines serving the Hammond Public Service District, Wellsburg and... more »»

Wellsburg student wins Brooke bee

April 17, 2014 WELLSBURG — Eighth-grader Ashley Eby of Wellsburg Middle School was at the top of a small army of Brooke County pupils participating in the county’s annual spelling bee Wednesday, so it was fitting... more »»

Child Abuse Prevention Month marked

April 17, 2014 CADIZ — This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act, and Linda Porter, social services supervisor for the Harrison County Department of Job and Family... more »»

Lesho named new principal at Madonna

April 17, 2014 WEIRTON — A new, but familiar, face will be at the helm at Weirton Madonna High School next fall. James “Jamie” Lesho was announced as the school’s new principal on Wednesda. more »»

Regional Roundup

April 17, 2014 Vehicles hit by shots fired STEUBENVILLE — City Police detectives are trying to sort out conflicting stories from people inside vehicles that were hit by gunfire Wednesday evening at Jefferson and... more »»

WTC looking to fill driver position

April 17, 2014 WEIRTON – Weirton Transit Corp. board members discussed local construction and an open driver position at their regular meeting Wednesday. more »»

Township talks use of $2,000 allotment

April 17, 2014 TILTONSVILLE — Use of a $2,000 allotment from Jefferson County was eyed by the Warren Township trustees, who also recently approved a resolution opposing an economic development rider that resulted ... more »»

Weirton officials continue to whittle down budget gap

April 17, 2014 WEIRTON — The city of Weirton’s budget review committee, comprised of members of City Council and community representatives, met for a third time Wednesday, and members pitched various hypothetical... more »»

Weirton schedules egg hunt Saturday

April 17, 2014 WEIRTON — The annual Weirton Community Easter Egg Hunt is set this weekend. more »»

City hears reasons for designation fee

April 16, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Cliff Meyer will get another chance to convince City Council members to support a proposed designation fee designed to provide financial support for the JB Green Team. more »»

Runway project must get FAA OK

April 16, 2014 WINTERSVILLE — The Jefferson County Regional Airport Authority was informed Tuesday that even if the runway extension project is finished, pilots won’t be able to use the new section until the... more »»

Apartment incident leads to car chase, arrests

April 16, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — What started as a shot being fired into the floor of an apartment on Jefferson Street around 12:40 a.m. more »»

Good Friday schedule

April 16, 2014 Here is a list of closings of government offices and agencies and trash collection schedules for Good Friday. ¯ Brooke County Courthouse will be ope. more »»

Brooke honors winning robotics team

April 16, 2014 WELLSBURG — A Brooke High School team that placed first in a state competition involving their creation and use of a robot was recognized, and the school’s principal reported on efforts to deter... more »»

Bloodhounds deserve legend

April 16, 2014 NEW MANCHESTER — In the movie “Cool Hand Luke,” one of the bloodhounds tracking the petty criminal Luke, played by Paul Newman, pursues him with such drive and singleness of purpose that the dog end... more »»

Handlers receive training to keep their canine partners alive, well

April 16, 2014 NEWELL — The hazards of policing are compounded when the one doing the policing is a German shepherd. more »»

Police shut down meth lab in Hancock County

April 16, 2014 CHESTER — A Hancock County man is in police custody on charges related to the manufacturing of methamphetamines. more »»

Regional Roundup

April 16, 2014 Egg hunt set Saturday in Bloomingdale BLOOMINGDALE — An Easter egg hunt is set for 11 a.m. Saturday at Bloomingdale Park. Prizes will be awarded, and the Easter Bunny is scheduled to appear. more »»

JVS board discusses contracts

April 16, 2014 BLOOMINGDALE — Contracts for staff and teacher were discussed during Tuesday’s Jefferson County Joint Vocational School Board meeting. more »»

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