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August 13, 2012
The Herald-Star

Two injured in shooting near club

STEUBENVILLE - A man and a woman were flown by medical helicopters to Pittsburgh hospitals after they were shot outside Club 106, 106 South St., early Sunday morning, City Police reported.

Ray T. McGowan, 29, of Youngstown and Tylor E. Hellyer, 23, of Steubenville were injured by the gunfire around 3:24 a.m. Sunday, police reported.

Police were called by McGowan saying he was injured and located by the railroad tracks near Slack Street. Trinity Medical Center West officials called police to report Hellyer was brought to the hospital.

Police weren't releasing many details on the investigation but did report numerous vehicles in the Club 106 parking lot were damaged by gunfire.

Police have charged McGowan with having a weapon under disability.

Yorkville fire being investigated

YORKVILLE - Village volunteer firefighters saw smoke billowing out of a residence on Market Street on Saturday, just a few feet from where they were holding their fundraising festival.

Officials said the fire started around 7:30 p.m.

A woman who was home at the time said she heard a sound come from upstairs and that's when the smoke stared. Fire Chief Kevin Klubert said smoke started billowing out of the vent holes.

According to officials, four families live in the building, and all are being assisted by the American Red Cross Jefferson County Chapter.

The cause of the fire is undetermined and inspectors are expected to survey the damage.

Training planned for fire crews

CHESTER - Hancock County firefighters will try to obtain Level 2 certification with the state of West Virginia this Sunday at the Lawrenceville Volunteer Fire Department.

The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The class will focus on auto extrication, operating foam lines and hydrant testing, said Jason Lively, an instructor with the Chester Volunteer Fire Department.

Scheduled to participate in the class are firefighters from Newell, Chester, Lawrenceville, New Manchester, New Cumberland, Oakland and Brooke County.

Cars for the auto extrication portion of the class have been donated by Wade's Auto Salvage in Newell, Six Recycling in East Liverpool and Chaney's Service Station in Chester, said Newell Firefighter Brian Cunningham.

The class is sponsored by the Hancock County Firefighters Association. In order to achieve Level 2 certification, firefighters must complete certain skill sets required by the National Fire Protection Association.

Harrison schedules available

CADIZ - Students in grades seventh through 12th at the Harrison Central Junior/Senior High School can pick up schedules for the upcoming school year on the following dates:

Thursday - 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., seventh-graders.

Thursday - 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., eighth-graders.

Friday - 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., juniors and seniors.

Friday - Noon to 2 p.m., freshmen and sophomores.

School begins on Aug. 23.

New students enrolling at Harrison Central are asked to call the guidance department by Friday to schedule an appointment.

An open house is planned from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Aug. 22, and a back-to-school rally is set from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. that day at North Elementary School.

Officials said a meet the team event is planned at 7 p.m. Aug. 21 at the high school stadium.

Rosary vigil set for Tuesday night

STEUBENVILLE - The Knights of Columbus will hold the annual Rosary Vigil Mass for the Feast of the Assumption of Mary at 8:15 p.m. Tuesday at the Sacred Heart Villa in Sunshine Park.

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