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ODOT and Monroe County begin bridge replacement

August 2, 2014 MONROE COUNTY — The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) and Monroe County Engineer’s Office announce abridge replacement on County Road 68near the intersection of TWP Rd 590 as part of Ohio’s... more »»

Belmont College names new president

August 2, 2014 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — It was announced today that Dr. Paul Gasparro will become the next President of Belmont College. Dr. Gasparro was unanimously selected by the Belmont College Board of Trustees. more »»

Stephen sentenced

August 2, 2014 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Gary Eugene Stephen, 61, 323 Leatherwood Road, Barnesville, appeared Friday before Common Pleas Court Judge John M. more »»

Jefferson Co. commissioners won’t vote until cost is known

August 2, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Jefferson County commissioners Thursday said they won’t vote on a move by the board of elections until an architect determines the costs of renovating office space. more »»

Judge Solovan hands down sentences

August 2, 2014 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Several pleas were heard and sentences handed down during Friday’s common pleas court session. Judge John M. Solovan II presided. Debra L. more »»

Grimmett, Heathcote appear in court

August 2, 2014 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Robert K. Grimmett, 52, 413 Bennett St. more »»

Barton PolkaFest

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Barton PolkaFest

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BSA motorcycle enthusiasts ready for annual meet in Toronto

August 2, 2014 TORONTO — Motorcycle enthusiasts from all over the U.S. and Canada once again will meet during the 33rd-annual British & European Motorcycle Rally meeting Aug. more »»

Peach Fest to return to St. Thomas Episcopal

August 2, 2014 WEIRTON — From peeling hundreds of bushels of peaches to baking a variety of sweet treats, members of St. Thomas Episcopal Church have been busy preparing for the church’s 51st-annual Peach Festiva. more »»

Dual mechanical bulls set for Betty Zane Days

August 2, 2014 MARTINS FERRY — The Betty Zane Days are quickly approaching, and the Martins Ferry Lion’s Club has decided to add a new attraction to the line up — dual mechanical bulls. more »»

Wayne National Forest announces temporary trail closures

August 2, 2014 NELSONVILLE, Ohio – The Wayne National Forest Athens Ranger District announces plans to start replacing twelve bridges on the Monday Creek Off-highway Vehicle (OHV) Trail System in the Dorr Run area... more »»

Shots fired in Bellaire

August 2, 2014 BELLAIRE — Shots were fired on the 4300 block of Franklin Street in Bellaire in the early afternoon on Friday. more »»

Carney speaks at OEA

August 1, 2014 BRILLIANT — State Rep. John Patrick Carney spoke at the Ohio Education Association’s office on Thursday afternoon. Carney is running for state auditor. His opponent is David Yost. State Sen. more »»

Ohio Fairs’ Queen enjoying whirlwind lifestyle

August 1, 2014 IT’S A good thing that Ohio Fairs’ Queen Kathryn Whinnery, daughter of Vickie and Robert Whinnery, Adena, enjoys traveling, because she’s already attended about 30 county fairs and intends to go to... more »»

Remaining Ormet workers laid off

August 1, 2014 HANNIBAL — The remaining 20 employees at the Ormet aluminum plant were officially let go Thursday as the new owners of the plant — and representatives from the United Steelworkers Union — wait to... more »»

Emotions run high at EPA hearings

August 1, 2014 PITTSBURGH -- Competing visions for America’s energy future clashed in downtown Pittsburgh on Thursday as the U.S. more »»

Harrison preps for school year

August 1, 2014 CADIZ – The Harrison Hills City Board of Education met Thursday to discuss preparations for the next school year. more »»

Area Digest

August 1, 2014 Conservancy meeting set THE Annual meeting of the Captina Conservancy Board of Directors will be held Thursday, Aug. 7 at 7 p.m. at the conservancy office at 998 Shamrock Drive in Barnesville. more »»


Belmont County Commissioners Meeting August 6, 2014

Meetings held every Wednesday in the court house at 10 a.m. more »

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