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No Contact With Texas Ebola Nurse

October 21, 2014 WHEELING — Two Belmont County residents are monitoring themselves for Ebola symptoms after being in the same building as Texas nurse Amber Vinson, who cared for an Ebola patient who die. more »»

 
 
 

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No Contact With Texas Ebola Nurse

October 21, 2014 WHEELING — Two Belmont County residents are monitoring themselves for Ebola symptoms after being in the same building as Texas nurse Amber Vinson, who cared for an Ebola patient who die. more »»

Buckeye Agency Gets $300,000 To Purchase Protective Equipment

October 21, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio— The Ohio Department of Health won approval Monday to buy thousands of additional protective outfits to prepare for the possibility of the state’s first Ebola case. more »»

Price Break Won’t Slow Gas Drilling

October 21, 2014 WHEELING — Two geology professors do not expect to see a slowdown in Marcellus and Utica shale drilling just because the price of oil dropped from a recent high of $107 per barrel in May to $82. more »»

Regional Jail Rates Likely To Remain Unchanged

October 21, 2014 CHARLESTON — The head of the regional jail system in West Virginia says the per-inmate cost to house offenders is unlikely to increase in the next two years, but the state could reach a “breaking... more »»

Tennant Visits Panhandle Voters

October 21, 2014 WHEELING — Secretary of State Natalie Tennant visited with steelworkers and small business owners, and even did some old-fashioned door-to-door canvassing as she brought her U.S. more »»

Obituaries

JOYCE BUTCH

October 21, 2014 Joyce Mae Butch, 66, of St. Clairsville, OH, formerly of Lansing, OH, died Sunday, October 19, 2014 at her home. She was born May 13, 1948 in Wheelin. more »»

CLAIRE TIBBETTS

October 21, 2014 Visitation for Claire Turner Tibbetts, 90, of Beech Bottom, WV, will be held Friday, 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. at the Michael J. Higgins Funeral Home, Stony Point, NY. more »»

MARY ANGEL

October 21, 2014 Lifelong Steubenville resident Mary Jane (Uhlich) Angel passed away peacefully on October 18, 2014 after 92 years of life. She was preceded in death by her husband, James E. more »»

ELLEN MORRIS

October 21, 2014 Ellen E. Morris, 70, of Barnesville passed away. Visitation Wednesday 4-8 p.m., Kelly Kemp Braido & Patron Funeral Home, Barnesville, Thursday, 10 a.m. until service, 11 a.m. more »»

HELEN HERRICK

October 21, 2014 Helen Joan Morris Herrick, 95, of Rosary Road, New Martinsville, WV, died Sunday, October 19, 2014 at her hom. more »»

Community

Comprehensive Plan On to City Council

October 21, 2014 Planning Commission members voted Monday to send the draft of Wheeling’s updated comprehensive plan to City Council for final approval, the final step in a nearly two-year process. more »»

Classroom Essentials Goal of Drive

October 21, 2014 The Marshall County Family Resource Network and the Let’s Exercise Great Opportunities Youth Leadership Group recently sponsored a healthy classroom essentials and school supply drive to benefit... more »»

Two Vie For Open Position

October 21, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — Democrat Scott Varner and Republican Fred Brunner are seeking to fill the seat held by outgoing Marshall County Commissioner Don Mason. more »»

Police Reports

October 21, 2014 OHIO STATE HIGHWAY PATROL At 4:42 p.m. Thursday, Vickie Marriott, 58, of Belmont, was cited for assured clear distance ahead following an accident on U.S. 40 in Richland Township. more »»

Incumbents Ferro and Evans Face Challengers Hall and Morris

October 21, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — Delegates Mike Ferro, D-Marshall, and David Evans, R-Marshall, hope voters will return them to the West Virginia Legislature, but challengers Ron Morris and David Hall have other ideas... more »»

Wheeling's Comprehensive Plan

Download Wheeling's Draft Comprehensive Plan

September 21, 2014 Click the link to view and download the city's draft Comprehensive Plan. more »»

Updated Zoning Codes High on Priority List

September 21, 2014 WHEELING — The new comprehensive plan being developed in Wheeling may ask city leaders to take a fresh look at the way they view downtown development. more »»

Review Wheeling Plan Regularly

September 15, 2014 Several points in the proposed new comprehensive plan for Wheeling are sensible. If anything, attention to them is overdue. more »»

Plan Focuses on Quality, Not Quantity

September 15, 2014 WHEELING — It’s not your grandfather’s Wheeling anymore. And that’s not necessarily a bad thing, according to a draft of the city’s new comprehensive plan. more »»

Reaction to Plan Comprehensive

September 15, 2014 WHEELING — The public got a chance Monday to take a closer look at city leaders’ vision for the next decade during a pair of meetings on the recently released draft of the city’s new comprehensive... more »»

Editorials

Ohio Handling Ebola Prudently

October 21, 2014 Ohio officials seem to have reacted to a public health threat, Ebola, out of an abundance of caution. That ought to be reassuring to state residents. more »»

Obama’s Concern Spin, Not Health

October 21, 2014 Ron Klain, the political hack President Barack Obama has put in charge of coordinating the national response to Ebola, has no experience in public health or dealing with large-scale disasters. more »»

Ebola ‘Czar’ Political Move

October 20, 2014 In what may be the most irresponsible act of his tenure, President Barack Obama has appointed a political hack to lead the fight against Ebola. more »»

Getting More Help For Drug Addicts

October 20, 2014 During a visit to Belmont County last week, Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, discussed an epidemic that makes Ebola look tame in comparison. more »»

Reject Political Mud Slinging

October 19, 2014 Experienced political operatives may well chuckle when they hear voters complaining about “negative campaigning” — more appropriately referred to as mud slinging. more »»

Local Columns

Don’t Shed Any Tears For the CDC

October 19, 2014 Would it surprise you to learn that one of the functions of the Centers for Disease Control is to prevent “teen dating violence”? The CDC also battles bullying. more »»

Pouring Ice Water on ‘Awareness’ Campaigns

October 19, 2014 Americans have long been vulnerable to fads, those odd behaviors that suddenly become all the rage. more »»

A Different Type of Scenery, Rain, and Deep Freeze

October 19, 2014 Editor’s note: Reporters are constantly surveying their surroundings, and in doing so often turn up many tidbits of news that don’t make it into the daily newspape. more »»

Legionnaire C. William Harris Being Honored in Cameron

October 19, 2014 Although C. William Harris has never lived in the city of Cameron, the name Bill Harris has been synonymous with that community for many years. more »»

Government Mistrust Is Epidemic

October 18, 2014 By Friday, nearly 30 countries had established bans on travel to and from the three countries — Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea — hit hardest by the Ebola outbreak. more »»

Sports

WVU Trio Still Hurt

October 21, 2014 By JOHN RABY AP Sports Writer CHARLESTON — Three injured starters haven’t been ruled out for No. 22 West Virginia’s next game at Oklahoma State. more »»

Patriots Win A Thriller

October 21, 2014 By KERRY PATRICK For the Intelligencer PARKERSBURG — Penalty kicks in a tournament environment take on a whole new meaning, especially when the match reaches a shootout. Make that two shootout. more »»

Big 12 Playoff Hopes in Peril

October 21, 2014 By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer DES MOINES, Iowa — The Big 12 has been as entertaining as any league in the country. All that fun might come with a price. more »»

Steelers Rally Past Stunned Texans

October 21, 2014 By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH — One dizzying sequence, and the Pittsburgh Steelers were in complete control against J.J. Watt and the Houston Texans. more »»

Bishop Accepts New Role

October 21, 2014 By Jake Flatley Staff Writer MOUNDSVILLE — Senior nights are suppose to be special. For John Marshall senior and backup quarterback Aaron Bishop it was extra special Friday at Monarch Stadium. more »»

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