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Oliver Luck Is Stepping Down at WVU

December 17, 2014 MORGANTOWN — West Virginia University Athletics Director Oliver Luck has accepted the newly created position of executive vice president of regulatory affairs with the NCAA, WVU President Gordon Gee... more »»

 
 
 

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Oliver Luck Is Stepping Down at WVU

December 17, 2014 MORGANTOWN — West Virginia University Athletics Director Oliver Luck has accepted the newly created position of executive vice president of regulatory affairs with the NCAA, WVU President Gordon Gee... more »»

City Council Approves Sales Tax Increase

December 17, 2014 WHEELING — City Council members believe doubling the sales tax is the final piece of the puzzle to resolving severely underfunded police and fire pension plans, so they put the final piece of that... more »»

C-SPAN Visits City

December 17, 2014 WHEELING — Three vans bearing Washington, D.. more »»

Busack Vows to Repay Stolen Money

December 17, 2014 WHEELING — Testimony in federal court Tuesday showed Wheeling businessman Mark C. more »»

Capito Joining Energy Panel

December 17, 2014 WHEELING — Republican Sen.-elect Shelley Capito will join Democrat Sen. more »»

Obituaries

ROBERT VOYTECEK

December 17, 2014 Robert Alan Voytecek, 87, of N. 7th Street Martins Ferry, OH, died Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at his residence. He was born in Martins Ferry, OH on September 3, 1927, a son of the late Joseph A. more »»

NAOMI BOWMAN

December 17, 2014 Naomi K. Sargent Bowman, 85, of Wheeling, WV formerly of Bluefield, WV died on Monday, December 15, 2014 in Liza’s Place, Wheeling, W. more »»

BLANCHE YOUNGER

December 17, 2014 Blanche Ovies Younger, 90, of Moundsville died Monday. Visitation Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Grisell Funeral Home, Moundsville. Funeral services Thursday at 11 a.m. more »»

ELLSWORTH RICHMOND

December 17, 2014 Ellsworth Austin Richmond, 91, of Cape Coral, FL, formerly of Wheeling, WV, died Saturday, December 13, 2014 at home. He was born December 25, 1922 in Majorsville, WV, son of the late Russell O. more »»

PATRICIA BARCUS

December 17, 2014 Patricia N. Brown Barcus, 84, died Dec. 15, 2014. Visitation Thursday 4-8 p.m. at Borkoski Funeral Home, Tiltonsville, and Friday Meadowbrook Church of God, Rayland, 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. service. more »»

Community

Studio Collects Toys For ‘Hope for Hines’ Campaign

December 17, 2014 Santa’s sleigh is on its way to Morgantown, crammed full of toys for youngsters at West Virginia University’s Children’s Hospital collected by Snapshot Photography on behalf of the “Hope for Hines”... more »»

Kindergartner Helps Feed Those in Need

December 17, 2014 Fifteen McMechen families in need will be receiving free Christmas dinners this holiday season thanks to the efforts of a local kindergartene. more »»

Wild Well Control Wrangling With Natural Gas Leak

December 17, 2014 Hoping to clear the air to prevent a possible explosion at the Triad Hunter Stalder pad in Monroe County, Wild Well Control employees continued working Tuesday to plug the leak at the top of the... more »»

2010 Audit Finds Additional Mishandling of Village Funds

December 17, 2014 During 2010, village of Smithfield officials did not maintain basic financial records, failed to withhold state and federal taxes from employees’ paychecks and mishandled almost $13,000 in public... more »»

Spending Bill Language Extends WNHAC Funding Through 2021

December 17, 2014 The $1.1 trillion spending bill passed this week by Congress contains language reauthorizing $1 million in funding for the Wheeling National Heritage Area Corp. more »»

Editorials

Get Them Out Of College Sooner

December 17, 2014 Liberal politicians who claim education loan interest rates are the most serious bane of college students either didn’t do their homework or aren’t being candid in the interest of pandering to... more »»

Protect Children Of Drug Addicts

December 17, 2014 Perhaps the most heartbreaking aspect of the epidemic of drug abuse is the innocent children it victimizes. more »»

Government Forgives And Forgets Easily

December 17, 2014 It is nothing new that the penalty for malfeasance in federal government often is a promotion. Another example of the practice surfaced this week. more »»

Don’t Put Burden Solely on Israelis

December 17, 2014 It is no wonder Israelis are so frustrated with the “international community” and, in particular, the United States. more »»

Safeguarding Drinking Water

December 16, 2014 Four million dollars a year for insurance against tainted drinking water sounds like a bargain for West Virginians. more »»

Local Columns

What Does He Think Of W.Va.?

December 14, 2014 One suspects MIT?economist Jonathan Gruber did not advise state officials that West Virginians are stupid. more »»

Show Some Respect for Land of Free, Brave

December 14, 2014 At a time when the media are constantly pointing out social, political and ideological divisions in America, most of us can agree on uniting around the larger meaning of our nation and the... more »»

Writing Class Is Part of ‘Paws for a Cause’ at High School

December 14, 2014 John Marshall High School this year is offering for the first time a professional writing class, and in addition to writing press releases, creating pamphlets, brochures and newsletters, the 17... more »»

Moundsville Gathers for Tree Lighting by Miss West Virginia

December 14, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — City residents were joined by Miss West Virginia Paige Madden last week as the Gold, Khourey and Turak offices celebrated its 12th annual Christmas tree lightin. more »»

Dealership Collecting Gifts For Veterans

December 14, 2014 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Thomas Auto Centers is teaming up to honor local veterans this holiday season. Thomas is accepting donations at the dealership in St. more »»

Sports

Bishop’s Pressure Too Much for Bridgeport

December 17, 2014 McMECHEN — Bishop Donahue coach Tom Wise admitted he was nervous entering Tuesday night’s game against Bridgeport at Tommy “Dino” Smith Memorial Court. And for good reason. more »»

Harler, Central Rally for a Big Victory Against Shadyside

December 17, 2014 SHADYSIDE — There’s a cliche in sports that state champions die hard. Wheeling Central proved it to be true again Tuesday night in the remodeled Tiger De. more »»

Riders Surprise Monarchs

December 17, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — In a game where points were at a premium, the defense stepped up for both John Marshall and Weir. more »»

St.C.’s Ferns Is Transferring to West Virginia

December 17, 2014 The recruit credited by many with pulling together what turned out to be Brady Hoke’s final recruiting class at Michigan, is also moving on with his academic and athletic careers. more »»

Big Red Gets Best Of Bruins

December 17, 2014 WELSSBURG — Three Steubenville girls’ basketball players scored in double figures against Brooke on Tuesday night. more »»

 
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Ho Hos and To-Do Lists

December 2, 2014 Ho, ho, ho! Mmm... Hostess HoHos. ... Oh man, I’m the hostess for that party next weekend. more »

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