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Man Accused in Harrison County Murder Arraigned

July 2, 2015 A man accused of killing a 26-year-old Dennison man was arraigned Tuesday in Harrison County Common Pleas Cour. more »»

 
 
 

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Man Accused in Harrison County Murder Arraigned

July 2, 2015 A man accused of killing a 26-year-old Dennison man was arraigned Tuesday in Harrison County Common Pleas Cour. more »»

Principals Seeking 3 Percent Pay Raise

July 2, 2015 By JOSELYN KING Staff Writer WHEELING — Ohio County Schools did very well on the most recent WESTEST 2 scores, and building principals are asking they be rewarded for this year’s accomplishments wit... more »»

Cuban Embassy Plan Draws Critics

July 2, 2015 WASHINGTON — Loud but hardly universal catcalls from Republicans underscored the obstacles and opportunities ahead as U.. more »»

City Approves Vague 2016 Budget Estimate

July 2, 2015 Martins Ferry City Council approved a budget estimate for fiscal 2016 on Wednesday without having an estimated dollar amount. more »»

Top U.S. Diplomat in Line to Head Embassy

July 2, 2015 HAVANA — From his office high above Havana, Jeffrey DeLaurentis has a sweeping view of the cerulean Florida Straits and the blood-red letters declaring Cuba’s defiance of the United State. more »»

Obituaries

EDWARD SUPLER

July 2, 2015 Edward Morgan, Supler, 79, of Dallas, W.Va., passed away on Wednesday, July1, 2015, at Ohio Valley Medical Center, Wheeling, W.Va. He was born Jan. 14, 1936, in Wheeling, W.Va. more »»

CHARLES CUNNINGHAM

July 2, 2015 Charles “Charlie” Cunningham, 85, of Triadelphia, W.Va., passed away Thursday, July 2, 2015, at Liza’s Place, Wheeling, W.Va. more »»

RONALD GIARLETTO

July 2, 2015 Ronald John Giarletto, 64, died Wednesday. Visitation 10 a.m. Friday until 1 p.m. service at Greco Hertnick Funeral Home, Weirton. more »»

DUANE PRINTUP

July 2, 2015 Duane George Printup, 71, of Shadyside, OH, died Thursday. Private viewing followed by cremation by Chambers Funeral Home, Wellsburg, WV. more »»

ALMA WELSHANS

July 2, 2015 Alma S. Welshans, 88, of Wheeling, W.Va., died Saturday, June 27, 2015 in Brookdale of Marietta, Ohio, surrounded by her family. She was born March 27, 1917, in Charleston, W.Va. more »»

Community

Man Arrested On Gun Charge

July 2, 2015 Wheeling police arrested a McMechen man Wednesday for having a concealed deadly weapon without a permit and for underage drinking. At 12:26 a.m. more »»

W.Va. 2 Project To Be Completed Early

July 2, 2015 BENWOOD — A $1.3 million West Virginia Division of Highways project along W.Va. 2 between Benwood and McMechen is expected to be completed early. Since late last year, motorists on W.Va. more »»

West Virginia Business College Honors Employees

July 2, 2015 WHEELING — West Virginia Business College has awarded an Employee of the Year Award to two staff members, Lorri Nabb, financial aid administrator at the college, and Debra Feddersen, surgical... more »»

Health Plan, YMCA Work to Hit All Sides of Wellness

July 2, 2015 Healthy habits go beyond diet and exercise, and the Health Plan and J.B. more »»

City Approves Vague 2016 Budget Estimate

July 2, 2015 Martins Ferry City Council approved a budget estimate for fiscal 2016 on Wednesday without having an estimated dollar amount. more »»

Editorials

Gambling For Worthy Causes

July 2, 2015 It is legal in West Virginia— encouraged, in fact — to use betting to support commercial gambling establishments, as well as people who raise dogs and horses for racing. more »»

Keep Predators Away From Kids

July 2, 2015 Duane David Will Jr. probably will not be working anywhere — except perhaps in a prison laundry — during the next several years. more »»

Education Really Critical to Future

July 2, 2015 During a series of speeches focusing on education in West Virginia, State Superintendent of Schools Michael Martirano discussed the link between education and the Mountain State’s economy. more »»

Fund Roads, Not Unneeded Studies

July 2, 2015 Often it seems as though government searches out ways to throw away money. more »»

Housing Board Action Important

July 1, 2015 Enormous progress has been made in improving the quality of life available at public residential facilities operated by the Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority. more »»

Local Columns

Using MECA to Encourage Children to Write

June 28, 2015 D. F. K. Bertolette wrote in his book: “A teacher is not measured by the number of bright students he makes brighter, but rather by the number of indifferent students he makes brigh. more »»

Main Street Bank Continues Growth in Marshall County

June 28, 2015 Three years ago, Main Street Bank opened an office in Moundsville and this past week officials of the banking firm made yet another commitment to the city. more »»

Founders Would Be Appalled

June 28, 2015 What would Patrick Henry say today? “Give me liberty or give me death?” Nah. More like, “Give me liberty or, heck, let me trade that for a government that promises to protect me from lemonade. more »»

Exposing Secrecy in Government

June 27, 2015 It’s a fairly safe bet that if you read this column regularly, you’re going to be very angry in about a year. So will lots of other West Virginians. more »»

Seeds Of Hope

June 27, 2015 It was just one silly little pumpkin plant. Out of nowhere, the vine sprang from the earth on a sloping part of our backyard a few years back. more »»

Sports

Ohio Valley Mudcats Have Been Swimming in Big Pond

July 2, 2015 The annual Beast of the East Baseball Tournament gets under way today at fields across the Ohio Valley. more »»

Former Ohio Valley Stars Get A Shot With Laase in Staunton, Va.

July 2, 2015 STAUNTON, Va. — Buckeye Local graduate George Laase long ago made a promise to his father that if he was ever in position to help someone from the Ohio Valley, he would do so. more »»

Beast of the East Really Is Best

July 2, 2015 WHEELING—Rarely do teams decide to not come back to the Edgar Martin Beast of the East Baseball Tournament after competing, but when they do co-tournament director Bo McConnaughy knows they will be... more »»

Saffield Is Still Giving to Kids

July 2, 2015 MORRISTOWN — If he was here to see it, there’s no doubt Rich Saffield would be smiling. more »»

Pittsburgh Steelers Thinking of Bid for 2023 Super Bowl

July 2, 2015 PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers are hoping to turn the 2023 Super Bowl into a home game. more »»

 
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