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Residents react to NFL protests

The big story across the country Sunday, NFL players making a statement during the national anthem before their games. Kirk Roth is a Martins Ferry native. He also served in the Gulf War. "When I turned on the TV today, and seeing what was going on, I immediately shut it off. My wife pretty much alm

WTOV 9 - 2017-09-24 23:14:20

Wanted: 1 million people for study to end cookie-cutter health care

In this Aug. 7, 2017, photo, Kenneth Parker Ulrich, left, a research technician at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, prepares to collect a blood sample from Erricka Hager, a participant in the "All of Us" research program in Pittsburgh. The "All of Us" research program is run by the Nati

NBC4 COLUMBUS - 2017-09-25 10:34:38

LETTER Race relations have deteriorated

In his Aug. 31 column, David Brooks got something right - the Democratic Party has a long history of racism. And though this country elected a black man president for two terms, race relations seem to have deteriorated. They are so bad that a black police sergeant in Dallas filed suit against Presi

OBSERVER-REPORTER - 2017-09-25 02:39:42

Challenger Learning Center honored at science conference

AT THE CENTER - Students take on a mission while visiting the Challenger Center at Wheeling Jesuit University. WHEELING - At 5 a.m. local time on Labor Day, a group of students in India was learning about space exploration - and the information came to them through instructors and a distance learnin

HERALDSTARONLINE.COM - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

That would be 71 years, not 51 years

It was Sept. 20th, I pointed out. They would have been married 51 years. He gave me that look - very similar to the look I get when he is reviewing the checkbook, trying to make sense of what I pass off as basic math. He corrected me - no red pen here or smartelecky commentary on my "new math" calcu

HERALDSTARONLINE.COM - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

'Hansel & Gretel' enchants young and old

WHEELING - For more than 200 years, children around the world have been captivated by the story of brave siblings "Hansel and Gretel" and their adventures in the woods with fairies, gingerbread children and a house made of candy. Young and old alike can once again enjoy this classic story where good

TIMES-LEADER - 2017-09-23 07:00:00

Harman Corner was site of first drive-in bank

The proud, old home of Dr. George A. Harman witnessed many early Lancaster events. This Tobias photo was taken on April 30, 1918 as WWI enlistees gathered in front of the Sherman Armory (SW corner of Broad and Wheeling Streets). Fifty-three young Fairfield Co. men were leaving that day for Camp Sher

LANCASTER EAGLE GAZETTE.COM - 2017-09-23 04:04:58

Brewfest proceeds presented to Habitat for Humanity

Presenting checks to Habitat for Humanity from the proceeds of the 2017 Mountaineer Brewfest are from left: Jeff Hayes, Mountaineer Brewfest Founder/President; Brenda Steiniger, Executive Director Habitat for Humanity; and Jeff Yourkovich, Circus Saints & Sinners. On Friday, founder and president of

WTOV 9 - 2017-09-22 16:32:27

Carfentanil found in Belmont County

Heroin laced with carfentanil has been found in Belmont County. The confirmation came back from Ohio BCI's crime lab this week- Authorities are urging all first responders to use extreme caution. The first case of heroin laced with carfentanil, also known as the grey death drug, was recovered by a B

WTOV 9 - 2017-09-22 17:09:41

Jefferson County Clerk of Courts August Report

Auto Title Department, total vehicle fees and taxes - County, $42,655.02; State, $764,030.19; Total, $806,685.21; Miscellaneous fees, $3,804; Watercraft fees, $785.05; Grand total fees and taxes - County, $47,244.07; State, $784,016.90; Total, $831,260.97. Legal Department - New cases filed in Augus

TIMES-LEADER - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Confederate symbols a slippery slope

The debate over the future of our nation's Confederate past has been raging for some time. And while the tactics and rhetoric of some who favor tearing down statues and renaming city streets, parks and buildings has ranged from inappropriate to outrageous, the arguments made by their more reasonable

INDIANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-23 13:35:00

EHD could be problem again for deer in area

Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease. Just writing the name makes me shudder. It's like an old deadly enemy has returned. I hope my information is wrong but I am again hearing reports of EHD striking south of West Finley. It was not that long ago when John Dino and I travelled this area finding dead d

OBSERVER-REPORTER - 2017-09-23 07:00:00

Paint Valley ADAMH Board welcomes new Associate Director

The Paint Valley Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Board is pleased to announce that Melanie Swisher has recently joined their staff as the new Associate Director. "Melanie brings a clinical background, experience with the community and leadership acumen that will help move the Board forward

CIRCLEVILLE HERALD - 2017-09-23 09:00:00

Harrison water project to serve Short Creek area

PLAN DISCUSSED - Eric Wilson, director of the Harrison County Emergency Management Agency, spoke to commissioners Wednesday about the chemical annex to the county's emergency plan, saying that he plans to leave it unchanged for the yearly review. - Dylan McKenzie CADIZ - The Harrison County commiss

HERALDSTARONLINE.COM - 2017-09-23 07:00:00

Annual Wellsburg Applefest to offer booths for youth

FESTIVAL PLANNED - Wellsburg Applefest Committee members, clockwise from left, Jerry Fluharty, Ernie Jack and Rita Ramsey, co-chairs; and Shirley Rogers prepare for the festival's 39th year, which will include booths for young entrepreneurs, artists and musical entertainment new to the festival as w

HERALDSTARONLINE.COM - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Wellsburg Chamber welcomes new member

The Wellsburg Chamber of Commerce has welcomed a new member, the St. Clairsville Sam's Club, represented by Cathy Nixon, marketing team lead for the store. Taking part in the announcement were, from left, front, Nixon and chamber members Lori Isinghood of Eagle Manufacturing and Bonnie Eltringham of

HERALDSTARONLINE.COM - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Hills Elementary doubles fundraising goal for pediatric cancer

Hills Elementary schoolteacher Ginny Pawelczyk celebrated more than one milestone on Sept. 22 after succeeding in her goal to raise money for a pediatric cancer cure. Pawelczyk, a third-grade teacher at Hills Elementary School in Mingo Junction, held a week-long "Caps for Kids with Cancer" fundraise

WTOV 9 - 2017-09-22 16:09:08

Macy's job fairs set for this week as company seeks to hire 80,000 nationwide

Macy's has scheduled national hiring days for Thursday and Friday as part of the retailer's plan to ramp up staffing for the holidays. Macy's needs about 80,000 additional workers at its Macy's and Bloomingdale's stores, call centers, distribution centers and online fulfillment centers for the holid

COLUMBUS DISPATCH - 2017-09-25 14:53:17

Harrison County Ohio Long Time Funeral Director Dies

in Obituaries by Harrison News Herald - September 25, 2017 at 11:06 am | 0 comments Roy W. Blackburn, 75, owner of Blackburn Funeral Homes in Hopedale, Jewett and Bergholz, Ohio died Friday, Sept. 22 in Valley Hospice, Trinity Medical Center West, Steubenville, Ohio. He was born March 29, 1942 in Ho

HARRISON NEWS-HERALD - 2017-09-25 18:06:00

Ending hunger is a top priority

BLESSING - The Rev. Jim Winkler, United Methodist Church Ohio Valley District superintendent, offered the blessing prior to about 300 people beginning their meal at Sunday's Longest Table. The event was sponsored by Urban Mission Ministries to bring awareness to hunger in the community. Volunteers s

HERALDSTARONLINE.COM - 2017-09-25 07:00:00