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Local talent sought for country musical

WHEELING — The producers of “Letter to Me,” a new musical based on the songs of Glen Dale native Brad Paisley, are looking for regional talent to join this world-premiere production slated for September at Wheeling’s historic Capitol Theatre. The final two audition dates are slated to ...

Sweet spring desserts feature berries

(Family Features) When the scent of fresh blooms begins to fill the air, it’s a sure sign that spring has sprung. It’s the perfect time of year to gather loved ones for a leisurely meal, then linger over dessert as you enjoy this season of refreshment. No dessert menu is complete without ...

Criswell birthday

Easton Grace Criswell, born on Leap Day, Feb. 29, 2016, will celebrate her first birthday this week. She is the daughter of Tim and Andrea Criswell of Barton. She has a big sister named Madison. Grandparents are Jeff and Barb Ross and Tim and Linda Criswell, all of Barton. Great-grandparents ...

Couple needs to get a room

Dear Annie: Am I turning into a curmudgeon as I get older, or are couples today way more comfortable being physical in public? I recently went to a concert with my husband, something I’d been looking forward to for weeks. But I couldn’t concentrate on what was happening on the stage. ...

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Jarman, Mikusi engagement

Edward Jarman and the late Peggy Jarman of Birdgeport announce the engagement of their daughter, Lynne’ M. Jarman, to Frank C. Mikusi, son of the late Frank Mikusi and Debbie Mikusi of Washington, Pa. The future bride is a 2007 graduate of Martins Ferry High School, and an associate degree ...

Join Belmont County Farm Bureau

BELMONT COUNTY — The Belmont County Farm Bureau membership campaign is in full swing. “Our goal each year is to grow our membership” said Carman Mengon, membership coordinator. “Everyone is invited to join – you don’t have to be a farmer. In fact many of our members are ...

Davison, Carpenter engagement

2 Ken and Linda Davison of St. Clairsville announce the engagement of their daughter, Kathryn Lindsay Davison, to James Brian Carpenter, son of Brent Carpenter of Quaker City, Ohio, and Mary Wilcoxen, of Belpre, Ohio. The future bride is a 2008 graduate of St. Clairsville High School. ...

Buterbaugh, Short engagement

Marsha and Donald Stone of Jacobsburg announce the engagement of their daughter Whitney Meridith to Evan Michael Short, son of Bill and Bonnie Short of Cincinnati, and Ralph and Pamela Puterbaugh of Covington, Ky. The bride-to-be is a 2004 graduate of Shadyside High School, a 2008 graduate ...

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Foster, Barr wedding

Danna Barr and Deon Foster were married on Feb. 4 at St. Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, in Wheeling with Pastor Paul Schaffer officiating. The bride is the daughter of Myrtle Barr of Wheeling and the late Jerry Barr. The groom is the son of Donald Sr. and Pauline Foster of ...

Craig, Vucelick wedding

Mike Craig and Erin Vucelick were united in marriage at 2 p.m. Jan. 7 at the Bellaire Presbyterian Church with pastor David Roberts officiating. The bride is the daughter of Chris and Melody Vucelick of Moundsville. The groom is the son of Jim and Wanda Craig of Bellaire. Carmen ...

Almonte, Cappelletti wedding

Amanda Marie Almonte and Bryant Tyler Cappelletti were united in marriage on July 9 at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Wintersville. Monsignor Kurt Kemo officiated over the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Louis and Carol Almonte of Wintersville. The groom is the son of William ...

VanDyne, McPherson wedding

Ashley Renee VanDyne and Jonathan Hunter McPherson were united in marriage on Sept. 24 at the Lincoln Avenue United Methodist Church in Shadyside. Cynthia Caldwell officiated their marriage. The bride was escorted by her father. Parents of the bride are Greg and Michele VanDyne of ...

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Cavicchia 50th wedding anniversary

Dom and Sandy Cavicchia of Martins Ferry celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 4. They wed on Feb. 4, 1967. Dom is the son of the late Ray and Minnie Cavicchia. He retired from Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 83, Wheeling, and as co-owner of Community TV Systems. Sandy is the ...

Mr. & MRS. ORVILLE SIMPSON

Simpson 60th wedding anniversary

Orville and Betty Simpson of Belmont will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary on March 2. The were married by the Rev. Eldridge Reed at the East Richland Friends Church. Orville is the son of the late Orville Simpson Sr. and Ethel Simpson of Belmont. Betty is the daughter of the late ...

Hans 65th wedding anniversary

Jack and Marian Hans of St. Clairsville are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary. They were united in marriage on Feb. 16, 1952, by the late Rev. Phil Hinerman at the First United Methodist Church in Bellaire. Their vows were witnessed by brother Richard Hans (deceased) and friend Geneva ...

Liberatore 45th wedding anniversary

Mr. & Mrs. Jerry Liberatore Jerry and Cheryl Liberatore are celebrating their 45th wedding anniversary today, Jan. 29. They were united in marriage Jan. 29, 1972, at St. John Catholic Church, Bellaire, with Monsignor Paul Metzger officiating. Liberatore, ...