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County auditor set to retire next month

WOODSFIELD — Monroe County will soon say adieu to Auditor Pandora Neuhart, who announced her plans to retire early next month. Due to ongoing health issues, Neuhart said she has decided to retire from the office she’s held for more than 20 years. “I’ve had a lot of health issues the ...

Candidates certified for May 4 primary

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — After a hectic general election Nov. 3, the Belmont County Board of Elections is expecting a smaller primary election May 4 with no issues on the ballot and only one contested race in Martins Ferry. No primary elections will be held in Monroe or Harrison counties, where ...

Bomb threat investigation underway at Ferry school

MARTINS FERRY — The Martins Ferry City School District’s investigation into who wrote a threatening message inside an elementary school bathroom discovered Monday is underway, said Superintendent Jim Fogle. Two messages were written on bathroom stalls at Ayers Elementary School. One ...

Boil order issued in St. Clairsville

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Once water service is restored, a 48-hour limited boil order will be in effect for city residents in the vicinity of South Sugar Street. Specifically, the residents and businesses starting at 108 S. Sugar St. through and including 155 S. Sugar St., as well as 115, 116, 117, ...

OSHP investigating incident that left one person hospitalized

JACOBSBURG — An individual remains hospitalized after reportedly being struck by a vehicle last week. Lt. Maurice Waddell, commander of the Ohio State Highway Patrol St. Clairsville Post, said the incident occurred around 11:30 p.m. Feb. 2 on Belmont County Road 56, east of Jacobsburg. Law ...

A day for the champions

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — The Ohio Valley Mall will honor two Wheeling Park High School athletic teams with a victory rally Thursday afternoon. During the fall season, two of the high school’s athletic teams secured state championships. In November, the girls soccer team captured first place in ...