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Cameron Students anticipating 40 Years of ham, bacon and eggs

At the back of Cameron High School, students spend months inspecting, checking, cutting and curing their products for an annual event, one which is approaching its 40th birthday this March. The Marshall County Ham, Bacon and Egg Show and Sale continues a long tradition in the county of ...

Emergency assistance for livestock, honeybee, and farm-raised fish program

The Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees and Farm-Raised Fish Program provides emergency assistance to eligible livestock, honeybee, and farm-raised fish producers who have losses due to disease, adverse weather or other conditions, such as blizzards and wildfires, not covered by other ...

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INDIAN ATHLETIC Club, 513 Hodgens Ave., Tiltonsville, is slated to host the New Silver Eagle Band from 8 p.m. to midnight Feb. 16. They play country, rock and variety. ORMET RETIREES Club Local 5724 will meet at 1 p.m. Feb. 13 at Hannibal Grade School. The club is open to all workers who ...

MACY JO SUSTIK

MACY JO SUSTIK Macy Jo Sustik celebrated her 10th birthday on Feb. 2. She is the daughter of Jodi Jackfert of Martins Ferry and Chris Sustik of Shadyside. Grandparents are Joe and Lawanna Jackfert of Yorkville and Deborah Sustik of Smithfield and the late Joseph Sustik. Her godmother is Lori ...

Homemade jam that uses berries to sweeten, instead of sugar

By MELISSA D’ARABIAN Associated Press My grandmother used to make jam every year out of the summer bounty of berries. It was a multi-day project involving scorching-hot vats of berries, thickened by pectin and pounds of white sugar, which she balanced with the tang of lemon or lime ...

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SHADYSIDE NAZARENE’s first Craft Fair is slated from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 3 at the church, located at West 38th Street and Leona Avenue, behind Dairy Queen. There will also be a lunch concession stand, baked goods table and auction with drawing to be held at 2:30 p.m. Vendors or ...

Big Flavor for the Big Game

When hosting a game-day party, you would think the focus would be on the score or the award-winning commercials, but it’s actually a great reason to indulge in flavor-filled bites. When the big day rolls around, let your guests obsess over the game while you serve up ooey-gooey dips, saucy ...

Ohio Valley Recipe Corner — BBQ Muffins

This week’s recipe, barbecue muffins, is from Ruth Garrison of Bridgeport. BBQ Muffins (appetizer) Ingredients: 1 small tube of buttermilk biscuits (10 count) 1 pound ground beef 1/2 cup ketchup 3 tablespoons brown sugar 1 tablespoon vinegar 1/2 teaspoon chili powder 1 cup shredded ...

Olde Stark Antique Fair announces 2018 dates

Photo provided A VARIETY of vintage Valentine’s items are shown for sale at the Olde Stark Antique Faire. The fair’s 2018 show dates include Feb. 10-11; April 14-15; Oct. 13-14; and Nov. 10-11. Shows are open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays. The shows are held at ...

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BELMONT COUNTY Department of Job and Family Services will be offering Foster/Adoptive Parent Preservice Training classes beginning March 6 at 6 p.m. Classes will be held every Tuesday and Thursday for six weeks from 6-9 p.m. at 68145 Hammond Road, St. Clairsville. Contact Billy Marinacci at ...

Have some over-ripe bananas? Then make better pancakes

By ELIZABETH KARMEL Associated Press I hate to throw over-ripe bananas away. It is such a wasted opportunity for fresh fragrant banana bread. But, there is only so much banana bread that one can eat. That is why I asked myself, what else can I make with over-ripe bananas? And, since it was ...

Artists of the Winding Road A-Z on display starting today

LANCASTER — The Decorative Arts Center of Ohio in Lancaster plans to display the works of 12 Appalachian Ohio artists who, through innovative work in media ranging from cloth and clay to bottle caps and asphalt, are raising an artful Appalachia and, in the process, helping to redefine the ...

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BELLAIRE SENIORS are sponsoring a trip to New Orleans. The trip departs March 4 and returns March 10. Highlights include a guided tour of New Orleans and a Louisiana Plantation, admission to Madri Gras World and WWII museum, a riverboat cruise and a visit to the French Quarter. The cost is ...

How the cauliflower can morph into movie night snack food

By MELISSA D’ARABIAN Associated Press Years ago, I was attempting to reverse my daughter Valentine’s disdain for cauliflower. She was always my veggie-loving kiddo, so I was stumped by her dislike of one my favorites. Who doesn’t love roasted cauliflower florets, with those crispy ...

Information Helpline Connects people to correct agencies

WHEELING — Information Helpline in Wheeling connects people in need with agencies that can help, offering hope in times of crisis. One special family that the agency has assisted over the years is Lacie Wallace’s family. She was a 33-year old mother rearing a 13-year-old daughter and a ...

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RIGHT TO Life meeting is set for 7 p.m. Jan. 11 at East Richland Evangelical Friends Church, 67885 Friends Church Road, St. Clairsville, in Room 2. The group will plan the annual Candlelight Prayer Vigil for Life which will be on Jan. 21. ORMET RETIREES Club Local 5724 will meet at 1 p.m. ...

3 tips for cooking up a healthy New Year

After a holiday season filled with indulgent food and limited time for exercise, there’s no time like the New Year to adopt some new, healthy habits. These additional tips can help you get a healthy start to the New Year: Change up your routine. Start by making a few lifestyle changes, ...

DILLON JAMES PALMER

DILLON JAMES PALMER Dillon Palmer celebrated his 10th birthday on Jan. 4. He is the son of Jason and Tonya Palmer of Jacobsburg and has a sister Alexia, 15, and brother Chase, 11. Grandparents are Phyllis Palmer of Shadyside, Jim and Lisa Lewis of St. Clairsville, and Cindy and Doug Bond of ...

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