Bonnie’s Bus to Visit Brooke County

Bonnie’s Bus mobile mammography unit will visit Weirton and Wellsburg during April.The service of WVU Medicine-WVU Hospitals and the WVU Cancer Institute will offer three-dimensional (3D) digital screening mammograms and breast care education at Change Inc. in Weirton from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. April 4.For an appointment, call 304.797.7733, extension 1306.It will[Read More…]

Kids Kick Opioids Contest

Students throughout West Virginia have been invited to participate in the seventh annual Kids Kick Opioids contest sponsored by West Virginia Attorney General PatrickThe deadline for entries is Friday, April 14.The contest provides an opportunity for students to learn the dangers of prescription painkiller abuse. It has also given many[Read More…]

Promise Scholarship Applications Available

High school seniors can apply for Promise Scholarship until May 1.The West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission extended that deadline and increased the award amount for the 2023-24 academic year to $5,200, up from the previous $5,000 annually.“Our high school seniors have been working so hard to stay on track[Read More…]

WVHC Mini-Grant Apps

The West Virginia Humanities Council is now accepting applications for projects that cost $2,000 or less.Mini-grants can included small projects, single events, lectures, small museum exhibits, consultation needs and planning for more complex projects.The next Humanities Council mini-grant deadline is April 1.The state affiliate of the National Endowment for the[Read More…]

Community Egg Hunt to be Held

The Foundery Church, located at 1340 Washington Pike, Wellsburg will hold a community Easter egg hunt Saturday, April 1, from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.The event is open to children one year old through sixth grade and is free and open to the public. All attendee’s must pre-register.

Buckle Up for a Safe Ride

By: Charlotte R. Lain, Chairman, West Virginia Public Service CommissionEarlier this month, the West Virginia Governor’s Highway Safety Program began a statewide Click It or Ticket enforcement campaign.As always, the Transportation Division of the Public Service Commission is cooperating and doing its part to keep everyone safe on West Virginia’s[Read More…]

Quinn’s Questions

By: Rix QuinnDo people today really have shorter attention spans?Well, it appears that because multiple messages bombard us daily, we mentally “delete” those we don’t currently need. (This explains why some folks forget what they had for breakfast, or why I call so many of my friends “Pal.”)Latest reports –[Read More…]

Morrisey Warns of ‘Grandparent Scam’

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey urges residents to be wary of calls claiming grandchildren need help.Scammers have been known to call senior citizens pretending to be their grandchild. Others claim to be law enforcement with news about a loved one. They often indicate the grandchild in question is in[Read More…]