Jefferson County Newswire

Jefferson County Newswire

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  1. Eye on Jefferson: County eyes clarifying county administrator's roleRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Peninsula Daily News

    The three Jefferson County commissioners will consider a resolution clarifying the role of the county administrator when they meet Monday. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. in commissioners' chambers at the Jefferson County Courthouse, 1820 Jefferson St., Port Townsend.

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  2. Smithfield, Ohio Man Wanted for Alleged Rape ArrestedRead the original story

    Friday | The Intelligencer

    The Jefferson County Sheriff's Department on Friday located a Smithfield, Ohio man wanted in connection to a rape reported in Moundsville earlier this month. Jacob Henry Montgomery, 27, was allegedly seen on multiple video recordings pulling a woman into his vehicle, where she claims he sexually assaulted her outside of a First Street bar on the evening of July 17. According to the Moundsville Police department, Montgomery met the alleged woman at the bar.

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  3. Over a Dozen Boys Taken Away From Group HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | FOX16

    The Department of Human Services has removed at least a dozen boys from a residential group foster home in Jefferson County after allegations of inappropriate discipline. The founder says other issues are at play and taking the kids away isn't in their best interest.

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  4. Moundsville rape suspect arrested in Jefferson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WTOV9

    ... into the car and sexually assaulted there," Sgt. Don Dewitt with the Moundsville Police Department said. Jefferson County Sheriff's Office officials made the arrest with the assistance of the Moundsville Police Department and the U.S. Marshals. ...

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  5. New look across the bridge at the Steubenville MarinaRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Weirton Daily Times

    ... - Dave Gossett The paint project was organized by the JB Green Team and, according to Louise Holliday, Jefferson County education coordinator for the solid waste authority, the volunteers logged 5,373 hours during a four-day period pulling weeds and ...

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  6. How low will the gas prices go?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | WTOV9

    ... from a year ago. It's a similar story in Weirton, where the numbers are almost identical. Some stations in Jefferson County were as low as $2.31 on Thursday. Brian Dwyer of Mingo Junction is hoping prices will dip under $2. "You go a little bit ...

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  7. Some already learn punishment from Tuesday's drug bustsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | WTOV9

    ... ids, police took 10 guns off the streets, along with crack-cocaine and heroin. It was a joint effort by the Jefferson County Drug Task Force, Sheriff's Office, Steubenville and Toronto police and the BCI.

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  8. Back to school bucks OK'd by Jefferson commissionRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Weirton Daily Times

    Jefferson County commissioners on Wednesday approved the county Job and Family Services Department spending hundreds of thousands of dollars for a back-to-school clothing distribution for needy families.

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  9. Smithfield man accused of rape in MoundsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | WTOV9

    ... to locate Jacob Montgomery, the man accused. They say he was in Moundsville for reserve training, but is a Jefferson County resident. According to reports, Montgomery was out with some of the people from his reserve unit when that alleged rape took ...

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  10. Should Amber Alerts be sent to cellphones in the middle of the night?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Cleveland.com

    ... to help find the child. The alert was rescinded at 4:30 a.m. when the missing 7-year-old girl from Jefferson County was found safe. No other details have been released. Law enforcement agencies issue Amber Alerts to broadcasters and transportation ...

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  11. 5 suspects facing charges after drug sweepRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | WTOV9

    ... drugs, felony and possession of firearms. He was wanted by the U.S. Marshalls. They are being held in the Jefferson County Jail and are expected to be in court Thursday. The first two busts occurred at the apartment building, located on 438 440 S ...

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  12. Amber Alert canceled: Child found safeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | WKYC-TV Cleveland

    ... Ohio -- An overnight Amber Alert was canceled shortly after being issued for a 7-year-old girl from Jefferson County. The Amber Alert was triggered around 3 a.m. Wednesday for Mariska Montgomery, who was reported missing or abducted from Cadiz Road ...

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  13. Amber Alert canceledRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | WTOV9

    The Amber Alert out of Jefferson County is now canceled. Officials cancelled the search for 7-year-old Mariska Montgomery of Wintersville just after 4:30 a.m. Investigators were unsure of Scott Montgomery's motive, as they say he never had any contact with Mariska Montgomery in the past.

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  14. 3 drug busts in one nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | WTOV9

    ... The first two busts occurred at the apartment building, located on 438 440 S 5th street, after 9:00pm. The Jefferson County Drug Task Force, Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, the Steubenville Police Department, Toronto Police Department and BCI ...

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  15. Columbus, Chicago men arrested in SteubenvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | WTOV9

    One man from Columbus and one from Chicago, both wanted in their home towns and both causing trouble in Steubenville, are behind bars in the Jefferson County Jail. Officers arrested Mark Bohanan, of Columbus around 2 o'clock when checking the Pleasant Heights area in response to reports of gunshots.

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  16. Big Red boosters honor sixRead the original story

    Monday Jul 27 | Weirton Daily Times

    ... Big Red Boosters Club. Shown at the event are, from the left, Donna Ivkovich, Ed Perlosky, Jim Saltsman, Jefferson County Sheriff Fred Abdalla and Jimmy Petrides, who accepted the award on behalf of his brother Gus. Blane "Poncho" Westfall also was ...

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  17. Ruritan Club Special GuestRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 26 | The Review

    ... granddaughter of Linda and Dale Black Sr. of Irondale. Jasmine a student at Edison Local school; won the Jefferson County Spelling Bee; and earned a trip to complete in the National Spelling Bee in Washington D. C. Pictured are Jasmine Black and her ...

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  18. Eye on Jefferson: Commissioners to discuss population estimates, comprehensive plan updatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Peninsula Daily News

    The three Jefferson County commissioners will hear an update about comprehensive plans and population estimates for Port Townsend and the entire county when they meet Monday. The topic will be addressed at the afternoon briefing session at 1:30 p.m. in chambers at the Jefferson County Courthouse, 1820 Jefferson St., Port Townsend.

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  19. Two injured in UTV crash in Jefferson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | WTOV9

    A utility terrain vehicle crash in Jefferson County sent two people to the hospital Saturday evening. A 23-year-old man was flown to UPMC Presbyterian in Piitsburgh with head and chest injuries, while the other victim was taken to Trinity West in Steubenville, listed in fair condition.

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  20. Victor DiCarlantonioRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 25 | Weirton Daily Times

    ... the Teramana Coal Company. He was also a member of the former St. Anthony's Church, its Men's Club and the Jefferson County Sportsman's Association. Surviving are his wife, Maria DiGennardo DiCarlantonio, whom he married Feb. 13, 1965; two sons, ...

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