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Regional Roundup

September 18, 2012
The Herald-Star

Marbles again shot from building

STEUBENVILLE - City Police again are investigating marbles being shot from an apartment building in the downtown area early today.

Officers were called about vehicles in the Speedway parking lot being hit with green marbles. Officers believe the marbles were shot from the Fort Steuben Apartments, located across the street, from either a paintball gun or a slingshot.

Officers watched the building but didn't see anyone looking out the windows.

Police were called twice in March about marbles being shot from the apartment building.

Pharmacy break-in reported in city

STEUBENVILLE - City Police responded to an alarm activation at the A&B Pharmacy at 4201 Sunset Blvd. early this morning and found a broken glass door.

The store owner is expected to complete an inventory today to determine if anything was taken from the pharmacy.

The police detectives division is investigating the incident.

Red Cross blood drive set

BETHANY - Bethany College's Sophomore Class Council and the American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Agostino Room of the Benedum Commons.

Donors will be entered to win a Bethany College hoodie, a $50 Wal-Mart gift card and a $25 Sheetz gift card.

To pre-register or for information, e-mail

Power disruption set for area of Wellsburg

WELLSBURG -Mon Power has announced an area of Wellsburg, from 10th Street north, will be without power from 11 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Saturday while crews make repairs to a substation there.

The disruption will affect about 1,000 customers in the lower portion of Rabbit Hill Road; state Route 2; Pleasant Avenue and Charles Street from 10th Street north; Valley View Drive; Brinker Road; White Bell Circle; and the lower portion of Skull Run Road.

Mystery planned at vocational school

BLOOMINGDALE -The Ohio Valley Cloak and Dagger Company will host an evening of "A Taste for Wine and Murder" interactive dinner theater beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Jefferson County Joint Vocational School, 1509 county Highway 22A.

Tickets are $25 per person and are available in advance at the school. No tickets will be sold at the door.

U.S. Senate debate to be held in Wheeling

WHEELING - Local residents will be able to hear from West Virginia's three U.S. Senate candidates on Oct. 10 when they debate in Wheeling.

The candidates are incumbent U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, a Democrat; Republican challenger John Raese of Morgantown; and Mountain Party candidate Bob Henry Baber.

The debate is set to begin at 7 p.m. and will take place at West Virginia Northern Community College's B&O Auditorium at 1704 Market St.

The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register are co-sponsoring the 90-minute debate with West Virginia Northern. It is open to the public.

J. Michael Myer, executive editor of The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register, will moderate the event.

"The candidates who have accepted our invitation to the U.S. Senate debate are to be commended," Myer said.

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