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Police: Superintendent Lured Child

November 26, 2014 MORRISTOWN — Earlier this year, former Union Local Schools superintendent Douglas Thoburn lured a child to an unspecified location and convinced that student to perform a personal sex act while he... more »»

 
 
 

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Police: Superintendent Lured Child

November 26, 2014 MORRISTOWN — Earlier this year, former Union Local Schools superintendent Douglas Thoburn lured a child to an unspecified location and convinced that student to perform a personal sex act while he... more »»

Arena Hopes To Crowd Out Debt

November 26, 2014 WHEELING — People who attend a sporting event usually spend money on more than just their ticket, so increased fan enthusiasm for the Wheeling Nailers this year could be good news for WesBanco... more »»

Mercury Ruling Will Get Review

November 26, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is stepping into a new case about Obama administration environmental rules, agreeing to review a ruling that upholds emission standards for mercury and other... more »»

Sales Tax Hearing To Be Held Friday

November 26, 2014 WHEELING — Residents will have to take a break from their Black Friday shopping to voice their opinions on Wheeling’s plan to increase its municipal sales tax to fund police and fire pensions. more »»

Ferguson Officer: ‘I Did My Job Right’

November 26, 2014 FERGUSON, Mo. more »»

Obituaries

BERNICE SOBOLESKI

November 26, 2014 Bernice Elizabeth Soboleski, 96, of Cadiz died Sunday. Visitation 4-8 p.m. Friday at Borkoski Funeral Home, Cadiz. Funeral Saturday at St. Casimir Catholic Church, Adena, 10:30 a.m. more »»

RUTH COPELAND

November 26, 2014 Ruth Ann Campbell Copeland, 86, of Scio, formerly of Cadiz, died Monday. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz. more »»

KATHRYN BURNS

November 26, 2014 Kathryn “Kate” Bondo Burns of Bethlehem passed away on Monday, November 24, 2014, peacefully at home, surrounded by her loving famil. more »»

RAYMOND FIGLAR

November 25, 2014 Figlar, Raymond Gregory, born May 29, 1941, died November 24, 2014, at home, after an extended illness. Ray was married to his wife, Cindy, for 49 years. more »»

JAMES BENNETT

November 25, 2014 James S. “Sam” Bennett, 86, of Weirton, WV, passed away Monday November 24, 2014, at home. He was born April 1, 1928, in Wellsburg, WV. more »»

Community

MADD’s ‘Tie One On’ Campaign Launches

November 26, 2014 Wheeling police and Mothers Against Drunk Driving are encouraging motorists to “tie one on” during the holidays. more »»

Health Board Resumes Smoking Ban Discussion

November 26, 2014 A committee of Wheeling-Ohio County Health Board officials will meet soon with individuals interested in a proposed expansion of the county smoking ban. Dr. more »»

Brooke Board Approves Full Public Smoking Ban

November 26, 2014 The Brooke County Board of Health unanimously agreed Monday to ban smoking in all public places beginning July 1. more »»

House Fire Believed Accidental

November 26, 2014 Investigators do not suspect foul play in the fire that killed one person at 64317 Fulton Hill Road outside Bellaire, as they believe the blaze that began late Monday and roared into the early... more »»

Regional Solid Waste Authority Meeting Sees Contention

November 26, 2014 In a special meeting Monday, the Regional Solid Waste Authority Board for Jefferson and Belmont decided to hold closed door negotiations with Tim Boland, Steubenville city manager, in an effort to... more »»

Editorials

Don’t Let Rioters Hold Spotlight

November 26, 2014 Rioters in Ferguson, Mo., held the attention of most in the media and the public Monday nigh. more »»

Getting Military Ready for Future

November 26, 2014 President Barack Obama’s third secretary of defense, Chuck Hagel, is resigning. more »»

Tracking Career Of a Predator

November 25, 2014 In the wake of former Union Local school Superintendent Douglas Thoburn’s guilty pleas to sex offenses, both education and law enforcement officials should be asking themselves whether enough is... more »»

‘Toy’ Guns Can Be Very Dangerous

November 25, 2014 Twelve-year-old Tamir Rice of Cleveland probably would be alive today had he not brandished a realistic-looking gun when challenged by a police officer. more »»

Road Funding Changes Vital

November 25, 2014 It has been obvious for the past couple of years that a new Interstate 70 interchange is needed at The Highlands in Ohio Count. more »»

Local Columns

What’s Good For The Goose...

November 23, 2014 Apparently, West Virginians really like the Boy Scouts. But what about the Girl Scouts, 4-H, volunteer fire departments, people who feed the poor during holiday season, churches, etc.? On Nov. more »»

Live Your Life So You Won’t Have Any Regrets

November 23, 2014 As we come to another Thanksgiving season, I would like to share some stories that have meant much to me in the past and others that told me they have enjoye. more »»

Curbing Drugs; Classrooms on Ice; and a Reunion

November 23, 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 »»

Russian Flag Flying Over Moundsville Part of Movie Filming

November 23, 2014 If you happened to have seen a Russian flag flying at the front entrance of the former West Virginia Penitentiary in Moundsville this past week, you probably wondered what it was doing there. more »»

Expanding Role of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses

November 23, 2014 In response to an editorial published Oct. more »»

Sports

Athletes React To Ferguson

November 26, 2014 By The Associated Press Some star athletes’ reactions on Twitter to the grand jury’s decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson,... more »»

Tyler Consolidated Lands Two on First Team

November 26, 2014 By JAY W. BENNETT For The Intelligencer PARKERSBURG — Tyler Consolidated volleyball coach Richard Summers would be the first to admit he’s had a special team the past few seasons. more »»

Stivason, Juszczak Earn Top Honors

November 26, 2014 By RANDALL JETT Clarksburg Exponent Telegram CLARKSBURG — Oak Glen’s duo of Jessica Stivason and Madison Juszczak formed a wall at the net. more »»

WVU’s Trickett Sits Out With Concussion

November 26, 2014 CHARLESTON (AP) — West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen said Tuesday he doesn’t know whether quarterback Clint Trickett will return from a concussion to play in Saturday’s regular-season finale at Iowa... more »»

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Amazing grace

November 14, 2014 (Note: This is a revised edition.) Amazing. That is the word I have used several times to describe the funeral service on Thursday of 10-year-old Josiah "JoJo" Titus-Glover of Wheeling. more »

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