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Chasing after kids and cats

As our young son Henry gets older his thirst to explore the neighborhood with his little friends becomes stronger. I just don’t think he’s ready (will I ever be, I wonder?) because really he’s just started getting good at crossing the street. I still don’t like to see him do it ...

Here There Be Dragons

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — The unusual enterprise that is Cliffhanger Reptiles, LLC started out as the story of a boy and his dragon. Or, not his dragon as the case was for two long years of campaigning for one. “My mother shot it down: ‘No reptile pets,’” joked the 18-year-old Blake ...

The Cockayne Farmhouse to host victorian wedding

GLEN DALE — On Sunday, the Marshall County Historical Society presents “A Cockayne Wedding: ‘A Day in the Life’ Living History Event.” On May 17, 1870, Lida Cockayne (portrayed by Alyssa Ebert), daughter of Bennett Cockayne, married Henry C. Taylor (portrayed by Christian Turak) of ...

Barnesville 4-H Club holds meeting

BARNESVILLE — The Barnesville Progressive Home Helpers 4-H club held its monthly meeting on May 5 in the basement of the Main Street United Methodist Church. The meeting was called to order by President Ronnie Duavall, and roll call was answered by naming your favorite song or movie. The ...

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CATHERINE GAGLIONE, NICKOLAS STANKOVICH

Catherine Gaglione of Follansbee and Nickolas Stankovich of Martins Ferry announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Joe Gaglione of Los Angeles, California, and Lorraine Ciccolella Gaglione of Follansbee. She is a 2006 graduate of Brooke High School, 2009 graduate of ...

AMANDA STOLTEY, JOSH PEMPEK

Linda Stoltey of Maynard and Dave and Brenda Stoltey of St. Clairsville are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Amanda Stoltey to Josh Pempek of Fairpoint, Ohio. Josh is the son of Stan and Leigh Pempek of Fairpoint. The bride to be is a 2006 graduate of St. Clairsville ...

KATIE DILLON, RYAN LULI

KATIE DILLON, RYAN LULI Richard and Diana Dillon of St. Clairsville announce the engagement of their daughter, Katie Dillon, to Ryan Luli, son of Joe and Gini Luli of Ravenna, Ohio. The bride-to-be is a 2006 graduate of St. Clairsville High School and 2013 graduate of Kent State University ...

CAITLIN ROSE LONGSTAFF, EVAN PATRICK GRABER

CAITLIN ROSE LONGSTAFF, EVAN PATRICK GRABER Mr. and Mrs. Mark Longstaff of Powhatan Point announce the engagement of their daughter, Caitlin Rose, to Evan Patrick Graber, son of Mr. and Mrs. Steven Graber of Canton, Ohio. The bride-to-be graduated from Ohio University with a bachelor of ...

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MR. & MRS. ALEX FRANCIS

Lindsey Michelle McMahon and Alex Anthony Francis were united in marriage on Sept. 5 at Bellaire Christian Church with Pastor Eric White officiating. The bride is the daughter of Nick and Lainie McMahon of Shadyside. The groom is the son of Tony Francis of Saint Clairsville and Kerry ...

MR. & MRS. TODD McKEEGAN

Stacy Nicole Young and Todd Michael McKeegan were married on Sept. 21 at Wheeling Park White Palace. Following the ceremony the couple spent their honeymoon in Ocho Rios, Jamaica. The bride is the daughter of Jim Young of Baltimore, Md., and Coleena Groch of Toronto. The groom is the son of ...

MR. & MRS. TED MCCORT 50th wedding anniversary

MR. & MRS. TED MCCORT 50th wedding anniversary Ted and Annita McCort will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on July 13. They were united in marriage at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Lafferty, Ohio, with the Rev. P. Cafferelli officiating. Ted is the son of the late Ted Jr. ...

MR. & MRS. ERIC WITTMER

Dr. Shaylee Peckens and Eric Wittmer were united in marriage Saturday, June 30, at 2 p.m. in St Joseph Catholic Church, Tiltonsville, with the Very Rev. William Cross and the Rev. Monsignor George Coyne officiating at the ceremony. Parents of the couple are Doug and Judy Peckens of ...

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60th anniversary

William and Esther Kettlewell are observing their 60th wedding anniversary on June 13. They were wed on June 13, 1961, in East Richland Friends Church by the Rev. Wayne Ickes. Bill was employed at Foxes Repair Service for 16 years before going to R&L Coal for 25 years. They are the ...

60th wedding anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Nick Baran of Hanover Township celebrated their “Diamond Wedding Anniversary” on April 10th,2021, with 60 years of marriage. They were married in 1961 at Saint Nicholas church in Glen Lyon. Mrs. Baran is the former Patricia Rominski of Nanticoke. She is the daughter of the ...

65th wedding anniversary

Donald and Ramona Byers were married Jan. 8, 1955, by the Rev. Kirby of the Barnesville Methodist Church. Don and Ramona have four children: Laura Storey married to Pat Green, Vince Byers and partner Linda Boyd, Julie and Doug Ruzicska, and Donald Jr. and Lori Byers. Don and Ramona have 10 ...

MR. & MRS. GLEN MAXWELL: 60th wedding anniversary

Glenn and Catherine LaRuffo Maxwell were married in the Bellaire Rock Hill Presbyterian Church on Dec. 19, 1959. They have four children: Robin of Orange, Va., Glenn (Terri) of Gahanna, Ohio, Tracy Ghoris of Bellaire and Steven of Whitehall (Columbus), Ohio. Their two grandchildren are Sam ...