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News in Brief — 10/25/13

Published 10:16am Friday, October 25, 2013

IPD arrests man for theft of jewelry

IRONTON — An Ironton man found himself behind bars after being arrested for allegedly stealing from family members.

David Allan Bensinger, 28, of 2817 S. Fourth St., was arrested Tuesday by the Ironton Police Department.

Detective Mitch Crum said the man had allegedly stolen jewelry from family members.

“He has been taking stuff and taking it to pawn shops since early September,” Crum said.


St. Mary’s Family Care Autumnfest with Open House

CEREDO, W.Va. — As part of the annual C-K Autumnfest, St. Mary’s Family Care Ceredo will host an open house Saturday from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the facility, located in the Ceredo Plaza.

Free flu shots will be given while supplies last. Free cholesterol, glucose and body composition analysis screenings will also be available.

Michael Kilkenny, MD, is currently accepting new patients at St. Mary’s Family Care Ceredo. To schedule an appointment, call (304) 453-3050.


‘Pink Out’ to benefit St. Mary’s Pink Ribbon Fund

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Marshall Hall of Fame Café will host a “Pink Out” Saturday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Ten percent of all sales from the day will go to the St. Mary’s Pink Ribbon Fund. The fund provides breast health services to uninsured and underinsured women in the Tri-State area.

Marshall Hall of Fame Café is located at 857 Third Avenue in Huntington. For more information, call (304) 697-9800 or visit


High schools encouraged to apply for funding

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Local high schools are invited to submit a grant proposal for United Way of the River Cities’ Big Cover Up youth project.

High school groups can apply for funds to help purchase warm winter clothing, such as coats, hats, gloves, shoes and socks for elementary or middle school children. These groups must match United Way funds through fundraising efforts and/or discounts or seek in-kind contributions. Each group must have a faculty sponsor. The project, however, must be youth-led.

The application is available by contacting the United Way office at 304-523-8929, ext. 104 or by emailing Grant applications must be emailed, mailed, or faxed to United Way of the River Cities no later than 11:59 p.m., Friday, Nov. 15. United Way of the River Cities will not accept any late submissions.

The 2012 Big Cover Up reached more schools and students than in years past, thanks to an anonymous donor and a matching grant from DirecTV. More than 350 students participated, helping more than 180 elementary and middle school-aged children. This is the 14th year that United Way of the River Cities has provided this funding.

For more information, contact United Way at 304-523-8929.

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