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Lance Wayne Shaffer

LANCE WAYNE SHAFFER, 64, of Wellsburg, WV passed December 8, 2022, at Weirton Medical Center, Weirton, WV. He was born March 19, 1958 in Steubenville, OH to the late Buddy and Rachel Cheek Shaffer. Lance worked for the Brooke County Landfill. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in[Read More…]

Sharon Elaine Hoit

SHARON ELAINE HOIT, 84, of Wellsburg, WV died peacefully on Thursday, December 8, 2022 at the Carriage Inn of Steubenville, OH. She was born on July 14, 1938 in Steubenville, OH a daughter of the late John and Jeannette (Penry) Mapel. In addition to her parents she is preceded in[Read More…]

Kenneth “Mouse” Mowder

KENNETH “MOUSE” MOWDER, 72, of Wellsburg, WV passed away December 7, 2022, at home. He was born April 14, 1950, in Follansbee, Wv to the late Kenneth and Arlene Yost Mowder . In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his two brothers Clarence and Edward Mowder.[Read More…]

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…]