Jefferson County Newswire

Jefferson County Newswire

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  1. Feds investigating troubled youth center in LouisvilleRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

    The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the state terminated its contract with the Bluegrass Training and Therapy Center last year pending "ongoing investigation actions," according to state justice records. The center operates a farm in Jefferson County where it works with teenagers committed to the custody of the Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice.

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  2. Irondale man wanted on sexual abuse chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Trussville Tribune

    ... last known residing in the Eastwood Mobile Home Village on Alton Road in Irondale. Cheran is wanted on a Jefferson County warrant by the Irondale Police Department. Anyone with information on his whereabouts should call Crime Stoppers at 254-7777. ...

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  3. PRIMARY 2016: Jefferson County commissioner District 1 hopefuls detail positionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Peninsula Daily News

    READERS CAN BOOKMARK this profile of the five candidates vying for the Jefferson County commission District 1 seat. The race will appear on the Aug. 2 primary ballot.

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  4. Camp shows what happens in factoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Weirton Daily Times

    ... creating and manufacturing up close. The program, sponsored by Eastern Gateway Community College and the Jefferson County Educational Service Center; U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio; the city of Steubenville; the Community Action Council; and the ...

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  5. Four units will close at Sammis generating plantRead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | Weirton Daily Times

    By 2020, FirstEnergy Corp. will retire enough coal-fired electricity to power about 720,000 homes, as it announced plans to shut down four generating units at the W.H. Sammis Plant in Jefferson County.

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  6. City, county working on Hatcher Hill proposalRead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | The Madison Courier

    Discussion during the Jefferson County Commissioners meeting Thursday again turned to the former Hatcher Hill Road and its proposed reuse as a pedestrian trail between the downtown area and hilltop. Andrew Forrester, Madison America's Best Communities team member and the city's community relations director, shared and discussed a proposed resolution that would transfer the county-controlled portion of the former Hatcher Hill Road to the City of Madison.

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  7. BL's Bloom excited for last chance on gridironRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Herald Star Online

    ... recognized as All-OVAC, All-Buckeye 8, All-Valley second team, All-Eastern District Special Mention and All-Jefferson County. Saturday's game, which kicks off at 7:15 p.m. at Wheeling Island Stadium, will be the last time he sets foot on a football ...

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  8. Pay OK'd for courthouse guardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Arkansas Online

    PINE BLUFF -- The off-duty Pine Bluff Police officers and Arkansas State Police troopers who have been standing guard at the Jefferson County Courthouse since Wednesday will be paid, but not all Jefferson County Quorum Court commissioners agree they should have been called in the first place.

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  9. Chester Lions ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | The Review

    ... and health agency that serves northern West Virginia (Hancock, Brooke, Ohio, and Marshall Counties) and Jefferson County, Ohio providing various programs and services to those in financial need. The agency was formed in 1983 by a handful of clergy ...

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  10. Bloomingdale celebrates its bicentennialRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Weirton Daily Times

    ... Festival. His thought was that the area would become the county seat due to it being the halfway point of Jefferson County. The dream failed to materialize by one vote but made the name of author, Robert Bloomfield, well known. The area was laid out ...

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  11. Louisville woman receives Ohio Holstein Woman of the Year awardRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 16 | The Review

    ... with their farm having award-winning Holsteins. Ramsey has been a lifelong farmer. She grew up on a farm in Jefferson County and now lives in Louisville, where the family owns and operates the 1,500-acre Paradise Valley Farms. Her love of farming ...

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  12. Leonard Tharp, Sr.Read the original story

    Monday Jul 18 | Morning Journal

    He was born May 18, 1940 in Toronto, the son of the late Dona and Nettie Tharp. He was retired from Jefferson County.

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  13. Steubenville knocks off Richmond in Region 7 legion tournamentRead the original story

    Friday Jul 15 | Herald Star Online

    The Post 33 baseball team moved on in the Ohio American Legion Region 7 tournament with a 6-3 win over Jefferson County rival Post 740 on Thursday.

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  14. Columbiana County Youth Coalition attends leaadership campRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 16 | Salem News

    Family Recovery Center's Education Department Youth Coalition recently attended the two and a half day Leadership Camp at Mohican Lodge. A total of 74 youth from Columbiana and Jefferson counties attended. (Submitted photo)

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  15. Four are placed on probationRead the original story

    Friday Jul 15 | Weirton Daily Times

    Four people were placed on probation on Friday during criminal court hearings before Jefferson County Common Pleas Judge Joseph Bruzzese Jr. David M. Riel, 21, of 601 Heathermoor Drive, Weirton, pleaded guilty to carrying a concealed weapon and receiving stolen property.

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  16. Area man sentenced to life for murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Weirton Daily Times

    Jonathon E. White, 24, of Steubenville was sentenced on Wednesday by Jefferson County Common Pleas Court Judge Joseph Bruzzese Jr. to life in prison without parole eligibility for 23 years in connection with the Jan. 7 shooting death of Shawn Blanchard, 42, at Blanchard's house at 2729 Cleveland Ave. White pleaded guilty to aggravated murder, with ... (more)

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  17. Actions of hacker served no justiceRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | The Review

    Surely Jefferson County residents, especially those in law enforcement, have had enough of accusations they as a community tried to cover up the rape of a 16-year-old girl nearly four years ago. They did not, as local residents understand.

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  18. Shooter, victim identified in Jefferson County homicideRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Daily-Jeff.com

    Jefferson County authorities have identified the victim in a fatal shooting Sunday at a Dillonvale area home as 31-year- old Nick Alissanddratos. The shooter is alleged to be his live-in girlfriend, Mica Brandi.

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  19. Jefferson commissioners open bids for Undie Road rerouting project on West EndRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Peninsula Daily News

    The Jefferson County Board of Commissioners opened bids Monday for rerouting part of Undie Road around a section with significant damage in West Jefferson County. The commissioners hope to award the bid at their next regular meeting at 9 a.m. Monday, July 18 in chambers at Jefferson County Courthouse, 1820 Jefferson St. The 0.8-mile stretch of Undie Road on the north bank of the Bogachiel River south of Forks was severely damaged during fall and winter storms and is now reduced to one barely navigable lane.

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  20. Weirton man sentenced in burglary caseRead the original story

    Friday Jul 8 | Weirton Daily Times

    Joshua M. Glasure, 26, of 162 Patterson Road, Weirton, was sentenced Friday by Jefferson County Common Pleas Judge Joseph J. Bruzzese Jr. to one year in prison after Glasure pleaded guilty to a charge of burglary.

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