Local author visits Leona Avenue Middle School

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SHADYSIDE — Local author Joseph Woodley visited Leona Avenue Middle School on Friday to share his new children’s rhyming picture book, “The Great Christmas Heist,” with middle schoolers. Woodley said he currently lives in Shadyside but grew up in New York. He moved to Columbus when ...

Memories crowded the halls of the Belmont County Home

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ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Today only debris and piles of bricks remain from the former Belmont County Home, but the building had an extensive history as a landmark in the area. The structure was built in 1872. During its long life, it served as a shelter for the poor, then the elderly, office ...

Linda Jordan closing out St. C. term, looking to future


ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Councilwoman Linda Jordan has been a leading figure on City Council for two terms, but now she is preparing to end her term after an unsuccessful mayoral race and said she looks forward to continuing her career of public service. “I am extremely honored and blessed to ...

Free toy store gives families a choice for holiday gifts

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — When country music star Brad Paisley and his wife, actress Kimberly Williams-Paisley, helped create a free grocery store in Nashville, Tennessee, their goal was to give families in need the ability to choose their own food in a place that felt like a normal ...

Ohio’s week-long deer gun season nets 70K


COLUMBUS — Ohio’s week-long white-tailed deer gun hunting season concluded Dec. 3 with hunters taking 70,118 deer, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife. Last year, hunters took 71,931 deer during gun week. The three-year average for deer harvest ...

Multi-vehicle crash halts traffic on Ohio 7 Thursday

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MARTINS FERRY — Traffic was backed up on Ohio 7 at Martins Ferry for about an hour Thursday evening due to an accident involving multiple cars, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Reports of one car catching fire were also confirmed. Trooper Tyler Burd said one of the drivers ...