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Marlene R. Edwards

MARLENE R. EDWARDS, 67, of Weirton, WV passed away at the Weirton Medical Center following a brief illness on Wednesday, December 7, 2022. She was born on October 15, 1955, in East Liverpool, OH., one of four children born to Milton Brooks Searight and Virginia Weltner Searight Maki. Marlene was[Read More…]

Minerva Grace Wilkinson Gutwald

MINERVA GRACE WILKINSON GUTWALD, 93, of Weirton, WV passed away on Tuesday, December 6, 2022, at the Weirton Medical Center. Born August 19, 1929, in St. Michael, PA, Minerva was a daughter of Joseph and Frances Ferguson Wilkinson. In addition to her parents, Minerva was also preceded in death by[Read More…]

Cameron Torrance Cline

CAMERON TORRANCE CLINE, 80, of Weirton, WV passed away on Sunday, December 4, 2022, one day before his 81st birthday. Cameron was born on December 5, 1941, in Steubenville, OH, the eldest of two children born to Ray and Goldie Torrance Cline. Cameron grew up in Weirton, and graduated from[Read More…]

Martin W. Oiler

MARTIN W. OILER, 72, of Colliers, WV passed away on Friday, December 2, 2022, after a brief battle with pancreatic cancer. Martin was born to Martin and Marjorie Weimer Oiler on Christmas Eve 1949. He graduated from Steubenville Big Red in 1968. After graduation, he served his country with the[Read More…]

Brandon Lee Hartley

BRANDON LEE HARTLEY, 27, of Follansbee, WV, passed away suddenly from complications of possible seizures and COVID-19 on December 2, 2022 at his residence. Brandon was born on October 14, 1995 in Weirton, WV. He was the son of the Franklin Hartley of Wellsburg, WV and Charlene Wellman of Steubenville,[Read More…]

Time for Toys and Time for Cheer

The West Virginia Poison Center Offers Safety RecommendationsHolidays are a time for joy, but it is important to take precautions for a safe and poison-free season. The West Virginia Poison Center offers these safety recommendations.Button batteriesDisc, button, or coin batteries can be found in many items, such as toys, musical[Read More…]

WV State Parks Extends Deadline for Gift Card Promotion

West Virginia State Parks have announced the deadline has been extended for a special promotion that rewards shoppers for purchasing state park gift cards.The promotion began Dec. 1 and is now available until 11:59 p.m. Dec. 21.The deal is valid only on gift cards purchased online at and rewards shoppers[Read More…]

WVGHSP Launches Enforcement Effort

The West Virginia Governor’s Highway Safety Program has launched a high-visibility enforcement mobilization through New Year’s Day as part of its ongoing efforts to reduce impaired driving in West Virginia.The GHSP is partnering with the U. S. Dept. of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), as well as and[Read More…]

Quarter Auction Set for Sunday

The Brooke High School Skills USA chapter will be holding a quarter auction on Sunday at the school’s front cafeteria.Doors will open at 12:30 p.m., with the auction start at 1:30 p.m. Admission is $5 and includes a paddle. Each additional paddle is $1. There also will be a Chinese[Read More…]