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HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “To Be Where You Are” by Jan Karon (Putnam) 2. “Haunted” by Patterson/Born (Little, Brown) 3. “A Column of Fire” by Ken Follett (Viking) 4. “The Cuban Affair” by Nelson DeMille (Simon & Schuster) 5. “The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye” ...

Standing up to mother

Dear Annie: At age 50, thanks to loving support, I’m starting to stand up to my controlling mother. She is sweet to others but says hurtful things to me and complains about everything and everyone — even friends and grandkids. She never apologizes; any issue is someone else’s fault, ...

Got a big harvest? Well then can it!

So you planted a garden, lucked out when you bought a property that had fruit trees, stumbled upon a produce sale or joined a Community Supported Agriculture program. Good for you! Now what? What will you do with all that bounty? Your choices are: quickly consume your harvest before it ...

Pills may not always be the answer

DEAR DR. ROACH: I love my doctor. He is very caring. But why do doctors feel they must always give you a prescription if you visit? When I go to see my doctor, it is because something in my body isn’t right and I want to know what it is. If he has a diagnosis and has medicine to “cure” ...

Cars and bikes do not mix well, keep an eye out for all

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF is about cars that hog the road and endanger bicycle riders. — Heloise “Dear Heloise: Today, while my biking group was in our bike lane, a driver drove so close that she knocked a rider off the bike. Thank heavens he had his helmet on! She claimed it ...

Horoscopes

TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (Oct. 8). You will attain the extraordinary this solar return, though the methods you’ll apply will be ordinary, daily and consistent. You’ll put events on your calendar and take the necessary daily steps to move toward them. Family victories are your own. There’s a ...

FLAG RETIRE (10-8)

Veterans retire American flags with burning ceremony

YORKVILLE — A ceremony for the retirement of unserviceable flags was held Sept. 23 at Yorkville Memorial Park hosted by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4811 and its auxiliary. Those who took part in the ceremony from Yorkville included Commander Al Boyer, Quartermaster Keith Wells, Chaplain ...

ROTARY BOOKS (10-8)

Bridgeport Rotary donates books

T-L Photo/KIM NORTH FOR 12 years now, the Bridgeport Rotary Club has been providing the Bridgeport Public Library with books. Each guest speaker at the club’s weekly noon meeting signs a book and the books are then presented to the library. The club estimates it has provided more than 500 ...

Library to show ‘Lion’

MOUNDSVILLE — The Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library will present a “Think Outside the Book” film on Oct. 10 at 6 p.m. The feature will be Lion, a bio-drama adapted from Saroo Brierley’s book “A Long Way Home.” Saroo is a poor but happy 5-year-old boy in India when he ...

HALLOWEEN FUN

Halloween Fun awaits families at the Schrader Center

WHEELING — Oglebay Institute’s Schrader Environmental Education Center in Oglebay Park invites families to celebrate the creatures and creativity of Halloween with family-friendly programs throughout the month of October. On Oct. 21 enjoy “Hallow-Palooza: Pumpkin Patch Painting & ...

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Zanesville Museum of Art opens a new exhibition

ZANESVILLE — The Zanesville Museum of Art’s newest exhibition, “Contemporary Ceramics” by Justin Teilhet is now open through Jan. 6. The world of contemporary ceramics has undergone a dynamic transformation over the last decade as pioneering makers redene the frontiers of this ...

ART ALE

‘Art & Ale’ Series kicks off Oct. 13 with Fall Beers & Improv

WHEELING —Beers and belly laughs abound during Oglebay Institute’s “Ale & Improv” night Friday, Oct. 13, at the historic Stifel Fine Arts Center. The evening gets under way at 6:30 p.m. Sip six fall-inspired craft beers from a variety of breweries including New Belgium, Founder ...

MAGNONE (10-1)

MARK MAGNONE

Mark Magnone celebrated his 12th birthday on Sept. 29. He is the son of Mark and Leslie Magnone of St. Clairsville. Grandparents are Marlene Cramer of Neffs and the late John Talik of St. Clairsville, and Barbara Magnone of St. Clairsville and the late Anthony Magnone of St. Clairsville. ...

RUTH HANSON (10-1)

RUTH HANSON

Ruth Hanson of Bellaire will celebrate her 90th birthday on Oct. 2. She is the daughter of the late Anna McCort Shaw and Charles Shaw. She has three sons, John Hanson of Bellaire, David Hanson of Bridgeport and Gary Hanson of North Canton, Ohio. Ruth has six grandchildren and three ...

PAINT WHEELING (9-24)

Co-op invites artists to ‘Paint Historic Wheeling’

WHEELING — Artists wearing sensible shoes and floppy hats to protect them from the sun will gather at Artworks Around Town with their easels, paints and brushes for the 12th annual Paint Historic Wheeling on Sept. 28-Oct. 1. Artworks will hold this much-anticipated plein air painting event ...

Cheers! (to your health)

When I was kid I used to try and imagine what I’d be like when was I older — like 25. For some reason I thought 25 was old and never seemed to think past this age. Now I find it hard to believe that I’m almost 40. Where did all the time go? By the time my son is my age, I will be 75 years ...

BELLAIRE CHEER (9-24)

Bellaire Homecoming weekend activities slated

BELLAIRE — The Bellaire High School Alumni Association’s Alumni Activities weekend will include a reunion and social for all BHS Alumni Cheerleaders along with the present cheering squad. They will be leading everything with a few old and new cheers. The event is set for 7 p.m. Sept. 29 ...

Annual Crop Walk set for Oct. 1 in Shadyside

SHADYSIDE — The Fellowship of Churches will be holding its annual CROP Walk in the village of Shadyside on Sunday, Oct. 1. Registration is from 1-2 p.m. with the walk starting at 2 p.m. at the Nazarene Church, 38th Street and Leona Avenue. CROP Hunger Walks are community-wide events ...

MANTEL MASTERPIECE (9-24)

Mantel Masterpiece Moves From Trash Pile to Museum

TRACEE HERBAUGH Associated Press When interior designer Heidi Pribell spotted a dust-covered mantelpiece in the basement of a client’s newly purchased home, it was the start of a long relationship. The ornate white marble mantelpiece, with two caryatids flanking each side, was sitting ...

Datebook

FALL RUMMAGE Sale is slated from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 6-7 at First Presbyterian Church, 110 S. Marietta St., St. Clairsville. Items for sale include clothing, household items, purses, shoes, jewelry, holiday decorations, books and more. AARP No. 2994, St. Clairsville, is scheduled to meet ...