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Regional Roundup

October 31, 2012
The Herald-Star

Water break affecting some in Wintersville

WINTERSVILLE - A water break occurred at Canton Road and Locust Street Tuesday in the village.

Residents affected include those on Locust Street and Canton Road from Locust to Moore Street, including Grandview Drive.

Some residents may experience low water pressure or discolored water, according to village officials. Once water has been restored, there will be a 48-hour boil order.

Lights available for township residents

MINGO JUNCTION - The Steubenville Township trustees announced today township residents now can acquire a security light from American Electric Power for approximately $11 a month.

Trustee Scott Fabian said any township resident with questions about the security lighting program can call the township office at (740) 535-8168 or stop at the township office at 25 Smithfield St., state Route 151, or contact him or Tim Eddy or Wayne Ruckman.

The trustees reduced the number of operating street lights earlier this year in the township citing a cut in local government funding.

Wellsburg resident pleads in federal court

WHEELING - Lindsey Oiler, 27, of Wellsburg pleaded guilty Monday before U.S. District Judge Frederick P. Stamp Jr. to stealing and using an ATM card.

U.S. Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld II said Oiler pleaded of guilty to access device fraud. According to court records, Oiler stole an ATM card and used it 42 times between July 10, 2011, and July 28, 2011, in the amount of $7,083.

Oiler, who is on bond pending sentencing, faces up to 15 years in prison.

The case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Michael D. Stein and was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Steubenville High varsity show set

STEUBENVILLE - The Steubenville High School Band will host its annual varsity show at 7 p.m. today and Thursday in the high school auditorium.

This year's theme is "One Hit Wonders" and will feature songs such as "Come On Eileen," "Take On Me," "Love Shack," "Funkytown" and more.

The cost is $8 per person at the door, and seating is general admission.

There will be a pasta dinner before the show on Thursday to support the students who will be attending the Close-Up program in the spring in Washington, D.C.

Senator's rep to visit Friday

WELLSBURG - A representative of U.S. Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., will be available to hear questions and concerns at 2 p.m. Friday at the Brooke County Courthouse.

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