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WINNERS OF the Christian Consortium Spelling Bee on Tuesday are, from left, second place winner James Buckingham, fourth grade, and first place winner Alana Wilson, fifth grade. Both students attend Martins Ferry Christian School. The third place winner, or alternate, ...
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Clay Utter, fifth grader, comes in first at Union Local Elementary’s spelling bee Tuesday, with Remmi Carpenter, fifth grader, second. Bethany Johnston and Joel Getzlaff are alternates. All are from Flushing. The winners will go on to compete at the Belmont ...
COLUMBUS, Ohio — State Rep. Jack Cera, D-Bellaire, announced that the State Controlling Board voted in support of releasing funds through the State Disaster Relief Program to meet the local government’s obligation for disaster relief. The funding is necessary in order to pull down the ...
CHARLESTON — The agency charged with investigating abuse and neglect cases involving children is having issues keeping up with increased caseloads as the opioid crisis continues.
Lawmakers on the Post Audits Subcommittee heard a report Tuesday from the Legislative Auditor’s Office on ...
MARTINS FERRY — The Martins Ferry Area Chamber of Commerce will be holding its next Defensive Driving Course on Dec. 7 in the Administration Building on the Martins Ferry Schools Campus.
The course will run from 7:15 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Students must bring identification.
The teen course ...
WHEELING — New American citizens were praised for coming to America and “doing it the right way” during a naturalization ceremony Friday in Wheeling.
Eleven people were sworn-in as American citizens during the proceedings, which took place before Judge Frederick S. Stamp of the U.S. ...
BLAINE — Bridgeport Exempted Village School District’s elementary pupils recently learned about the Blaine S Bridge — a historic structure near their school that some of the children didn’t know existed, according to Stephanie Jennette, a Pease Township Park District board of ...
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Breakfast with Santa is Dec. 7
BELLAIRE — St. John Central Academy Parent Teacher Organization is hosting a Pancake Breakfast with Santa. You can also meet with your favorite characters from the Frozen movies and purchase raffle tickets for four free movie tickets.
There is a cost per ...
ST. CLAIRSVILLE — The city’s Rotary clubs are undertaking a project to honor veterans and active-duty service personnel on the first of the year.
Through Dec. 2, the St. Clairsville Rotary Club will accept information and pictures of veterans to place on banners, to be displayed downtown ...
MINGO JUNCTION — Mingo Junction Social Services expects to distribute about 300 baskets to needy families at Thanksgiving and Christmas this year.
Sophie Schoolcraft, director of the agency, said several organizations, schools and businesses have donated money and food items for the ...
STEUBENVILLE — Holy Name Cathedral is getting a temporary roof, the Diocese of Steubenville reported Tuesday.
Scott Yarman, director of the Diocese of Steubenville Office of Facilities and Property, said the existing roof is “damaged beyond repair and past its life expectancy,” making ...
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Barnesville Middle School Spelling Bee runner-up sixth-grader Max Miller, left, celebrates with district champion seventh-grader Luke Taylor after the bee Tuesday. Both will go on to represent Barnesville schools in the Belmont County Spelling Bee, which will be ...
There is no shortage of festive events planned for the coming holiday and winter seasons.
In Belmont County, several events are becoming holiday traditions.
“The Christmas and winter events bring a sense of community to everyone in the valley,” Brooke Robinson, digital marketing manager ...
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