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Arrest Made in Attempted McMechen ChildAbduction

August 1, 2015 McMECHEN — A weeklong investigation into an attempted child abduction resulted in the arrest of a Wintersville man. more »»


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Arrest Made in Attempted McMechen ChildAbduction

August 1, 2015 McMECHEN — A weeklong investigation into an attempted child abduction resulted in the arrest of a Wintersville man. more »»

War With Islamic State at Impasse

August 1, 2015 WASHINGTON — After billions of dollars spent and more than 10,000 extremist fighters killed, the Islamic State group is fundamentally no weaker than it was when the U.S. more »»

Energy Export Bill Gets First Nod in Senate Committee

August 1, 2015 WHEELING — On Friday, the price of oil trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange dipped below $47 per barrel, less than half its $100 value at this time last year, while natural gas is down by... more »»

Six People Let Go After Questioning In Wheeling Drug Investigation

August 1, 2015 WHEELING — The Wheeling police detained six individuals Thursday—but made no arrests—in connection with a drug raid on a North Main Street business. more »»

Inmates To Get College Funding

August 1, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 20 years after banning prisoners from receiving student aid, some federal and state inmates could be eligible for Pell grant money to take college courses while still... more »»



August 1, 2015 Delilah J. Palian passed peacefully into her Lord and Savior’s arms on July 30, 2015, at Liza’s Place, after a very long battle with a rare blood disorder. more »»


August 1, 2015 Jeffrey Millard Bock, 66, died Saturday, July 25, 2015, at OVMC. He was born September 1, 1948, in Wheeling. He retired from AEP and was part of the Navy Sea Wolf Squadron during the Vietnam war. more »»


August 1, 2015 Joseph Charles Palmer, D.D.S., 55, of Wheeling, W.Va., passed away Thursday, July 30, 2015, in Wheeling Hospital. Friends will be received from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5-8 p.m. more »»


August 1, 2015 Arden R. Heatherington, 86, of Moundsville, WV, died Thursday, July 30, 2015, in Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Glen Dale, WV. more »»


August 1, 2015 Daniel J. Schlosser, 48, of Wheeling died Thursday, July 30, 2015, at OVMC in Wheeling. He was born February 13, 1967, in Wheeling, a son of the late Thomas Schlosser. more »»


Smithfield, Ohio Man Wanted for Alleged Rape Arrested

August 1, 2015 The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department on Friday located a Smithfield, Ohio man wanted in connection to a rape reported in Moundsville earlier this month. more »»

Moundsville Officials Declare Fair a Success as It Enters Final Day

August 1, 2015 Officials with the Marshall County Fair have declared the Marshall County Fair a success, citing a combination of good weather and the return of a fan-favorite act. more »»

United Bank Posts Record Earnings in Wheeling

August 1, 2015 Officials at United Bankshares Inc., parent company of United Bank, are celebrating a record-breaking first six months of 2015 because they earned $101.9 million over the period. more »»

Deersville, Ohio Celebrates 200 Years Of Small-Town Way of Living

August 1, 2015 The quaint village of Deersville has a population of fewer than 80 people, but that’s not stopping them from putting on a big celebration to celebrate 200 years of small-town life. more »»

Wheeling Police Dept. Participates In Night Out

August 1, 2015 The Wheeling Police Department will participate in National Night Out from 4-6 p.m. Tuesday at the Wheeling Park Ice Rink. more »»


Babies Victims Of Drugs, Too

August 1, 2015 Nurses in too many hospital wards for newborn babies have had to learn what to do when a tiny infant screams his little lungs out not because he needs a fresh diaper, has colic or wants some formula. more »»

Infant Mortality A Crisis in W.Va.

August 1, 2015 Infant mortality is a major concern in Ohio, as health officials confirmed about a week ago after it was revealed the state has one of the highest incidences of the tragedy in the nation. more »»

Protecting Ohio Children at Risk

July 31, 2015 After 5-month-old Erin Warfel died in March 2013, the authorities in Medina, Ohio, decided her cause of death was “undecided.” Everyone involved moved on with their lives. more »»

Firing VA Officials Who Let Vets Down

July 31, 2015 Since a scandal erupted last year over military veterans being forced to wait excessively long for health care appointments at government facilities, things have changed, U.S. Rep. more »»

Serving Public’s Right to Know

July 31, 2015 Squabbling among the servants — or people who ought to view that as their relationship to the public — never seems to en. more »»

Local Columns

Sending Wrong Message to Iran

August 1, 2015 If it was not clear previously that President Barack Obama is an incredibly astute politician but a disaster of a diplomat, it certainly is now. more »»

Holding On To Summer

August 1, 2015 I tried to ignore it. I shifted my feet several times as I watered the sunflowers now towering over my head. more »»

Enjoying Country Cooking

July 26, 2015 One of the best meals I’ve eaten for some time was prepared by cooks from the world-famous resort at The Greenbrier. more »»

Obama Uses Local Police Forces for ‘Social Justice’

July 26, 2015 In a speech given by then-candidate Barack Obama on July 2, 2008 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, the following was inserted: “We cannot continue to rely only on our military in order to achieve the... more »»

Marshall County Fair Activities Scheduled to Begin Today

July 26, 2015 It’s Marshall County Fair week! While there will be some activities today, the 67th annual event will get into high gear at 5:15 p.m. more »»


Post 1 Gets Shot at Title

August 1, 2015 SISSONVILLE — Just like in Thursday’s outing, Wheeling dominated at the plate Friday. more »»

Martins Ferry Pair Win Green Mile

August 1, 2015 WHEELING — With the closest competitor nearly a minute behind him, Cedric Robinson had to find something else to motivate and challenge him during the Green Mile race Friday in downtown Wheeling. more »»

Bucs’ Bullpen Drives 5-4 Win

August 1, 2015 CINCINNATI — Andrew McCutchen hit another homer at Great American Ball Park, and Pittsburgh’s rebuilt bullpen was shaky but delivered on Friday night, holding on for a 5-4 victory over the Cincinnat... more »»

Pirates Acquire Starter Happ, 1B Morse in Trades

August 1, 2015 CINCINNATI — The Pittsburgh Pirates didn’t enter the final 24 hours before the trade deadline looking for a starting pitcher. The state of A.J. Burnett’s elbow quickly made them change their mind. more »»

Brady, Goodell Ordered to Court

August 1, 2015 NEW YORK — The federal judge handling Tom Brady’s attempt to overturn his four-game suspension ordered the New England quarterback and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to appear in court twice in... more »»

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Dodging Raindrops and Rabbits

July 14, 2015 I don't know about you, but I'm really growing tired of the rain. It's made it very difficult to plan anything outdoors, from simply cooking on the grill to cutting the grass. more »

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