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March 21, 2013
The Herald-Star

Three Pa. men charged in Weirton

WEIRTON - Three Pennsylvania men were charged with possession with intent to deliver and transporting drugs into West Virginia after a traffic stop Saturday at Cove Road and Three Springs Drive.

City Police said they arrested Kurt M. Habazin of Imperial, Pa., Bryan S. Harlan of Coraopolis, Pa., and Brent D. Fisher of Pittsburgh after receiving reports of a suspicious vehicle. Drugs were found in the vehicle, they said.

Early voting has begun

FOLLANSBEE - Registered voters in the city may cast absentee ballots for the city's April 2 primary election at the City Building from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. today and Friday, as well as Monday through March 29; and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and March 30.

For information, call (304) 527-1330.

Pesticide applicator training seminar set

WINTERSVILLE - A pesticide applicator training session will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. March 28 for those who still need recertified for a private pesticide applications license. The event will be held at the Jefferson County Extension Office at the old Bantam Ridge School.

Soil and water taking orders for stocking

WINTERSVILLE - Stephanie Vance, Jefferson Soil and Water Conservation District public relations chairman, said the district is taking orders for its annual pond stocking fish sale. The fish will be purchased through Fender's Fish Hatchery in Baltic.

The species of fish available are largemouth bass, channel catfish, white amur, black crappie, shell cracker, yellow perch, blue gill and fathead minnows.

Orders will be taken until March 29. Pick up will be from 1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. only on April 4 at the new location at Bantam Ridge School, Suite A. For the pickup, a large container filled with pond water -5 to 10 gallons of water per 100 fish - is required. Containers should be lined with a new plastic bag before adding water.

The white amurs should be placed in a container with a lid large enough to tie at the top, officials said.

For information, call the office at (740) 264-9790 or go to the district website at

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