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Transcript Shows Concerns During Ariz. Execution

July 25, 2014 FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — U.S. District Judge Neil . more »»

Police Find Child In Car, Dad Asleep

July 25, 2014 WHEELING—Police found an 18-month-old girl sweating in a car on Wheeling Island on Thursday and then located her father passed out on a sofa in his home. Cory Michael Rockhold, 33, of 21 S. more »»

Thoburn Arrested For Pandering

July 25, 2014 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Union Local Schools Superintendent Douglas Thoburn is on paid administrative leave after he was arrested Thursday afternoon and charged with pandering obscenity involving a minor. more »»

Board To Address Issues At Pain Clinic

July 25, 2014 WHEELING — The West Virginia Board of Osteopathic Medicine is expected to hold a special meeting this morning to talk about allegations against Dr. more »»



July 25, 2014 Roy Jones, 83, of Cadiz died Thursday. Visitation Sunday, 1-4 p.m. at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz. Funeral Monday at 11 at Scott UMC, Cadiz. more »»


July 25, 2014 Glenda Riley, 70, of Barnesville died Wednesday. Visitation Friday 4-8 p.m. Campbell-Plumly- Milburn Funeral Home, Barnesville. Services there Saturday 1 p.m. more »»


July 25, 2014 Thomas Stanley “Two Turkeys” Miller, 68, of Moundsville, WV died Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at Wheeling Medical Park. Thomas was born May 24, 1946, in Glen Dale, WV. Son of the late Nellie Lamber. more »»


July 25, 2014 Martha McMahon, 84, formerly of Moundsville, WV, died Thursday, June 24, 2014, in Pennsylvania. Arrangements are pending at Grisell Funeral Home & Crematory, Moundsville. more »»


July 25, 2014 Sandra Piper Sonneborn, next to her loving husband of 47 years, died on July 17th at her home in Palm Desert, California. She was 7. more »»


Deck Gets Two-to-10 Years

July 25, 2014 Pernell Deck, who has college degrees in culinary arts and business administration, plans to continue his education — in prison. more »»

Two Arrested In Home Invasion

July 25, 2014 Two of three individuals suspected of assaulting a 71-year-old man in his home this week are in custody. more »»

Defendant Is Declared Innocent of Sex Charge

July 25, 2014 It took an eight-woman, four-man jury approximately 25 minutes to find Robert Thomas Hess not guilty of sexual battery Thursday afternoon in Jefferson County Common Pleas Cour. more »»

Church, Relay Host 25 Cross-County Runners

July 25, 2014 A Moundsville church, along with the Marshall County Relay for Life, became a part of a cross-country run Wednesday, hosting 25 young adults who are running to raise money for the fight against... more »»

Hospital Is Honored For Promoting Organ Donation

July 25, 2014 Belmont Community Hospital is one of 37 Ohio hospitals and transplant centers to be honored for its efforts to promote organ donatio. more »»


Ohio Proposal Unconstitutional

July 25, 2014 Many Ohioans agree Obamacare is an expensive social-engineering fiasco. more »»

Demand Action From VA Leader

July 25, 2014 Six months. That is how long Congress should give Acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Sloan Gibson to make progress in providing better health care service for veterans. more »»

Give Taxpayers Share of Surplus

July 25, 2014 Marshall County commissioners have a windfall on their hands — as much as $2.6 million. In addition to taking care of very real needs in county government, they should give taxpayers a break. more »»

Italian Festival More Than Just Good Time

July 25, 2014 One of the area’s most eagerly anticipated special events, the Upper Ohio Valley Italian Festival, is upon us. It began today and continues through Sunday at the Heritage Port in Wheeling. more »»

Paying Water, Sewer Bills Online

July 24, 2014 Most of the bills we receive these days can be paid online. more »»

Local Columns

Sometimes, We Do Disservice By Attempts to Help Others

July 23, 2014 I, like many in my generation, were blessed with parents from America’s greatest generation. more »»

Wild But Not So Wonderful?

July 20, 2014 Apparently, West Virginia is far from almost heaven. That’s how some folks from WalletHub, a company that offers various types of financial advice, feel. more »»

A Star Encounter and the Rebirth of Centre Market

July 20, 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 »»

Another Major League Baseball Multi-Trip Is in the Books

July 20, 2014 Another Major League Baseball season is history, or at least those multi-trips involving the Uniglobe Baseball Club have ended for the season. more »»

Republicans Unable to Admit America Has Changed

July 20, 2014 Republicans often ask, “Why do Democrats hate America?” That question is usually based on the interpretation that policies that Republicans disagree with are socialist, or maybe even Marxist or... more »»


All-Star Hampton Aims To Be Ahead of OVAC Pack

July 25, 2014 WHEELING —For most of the players involved in the OVAC Rudy Mumley All-Star Football Game, preparations do not begin until they report to camp at Bethany College. more »»

Brand New Black & Gold

July 25, 2014 PITTSBURGH (AP) — The faces Ike Taylor grew so accustomed to seeing line up alongside him the past decade have disappeared. Ryan Clark? Gone. Ditto Brett Keisel. And LaMarr Woodley. Larry Foote too. more »»

Facing One-Year Ban, Browns’ Gordon Meets With League Aug. 1

July 25, 2014 CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns may soon learn whether they’ll have Josh Gordon this season. The Pro Bowl wide receiver will have an appeal hearing with NFL officials in New York on Au. more »»

Post 1 Set For Final

July 25, 2014 WEIRTON — Wheeling Post 1 played themselves into the driver’s seat of the Areal One Tournament on Thursday with a 13-7 victory against Weirton at Ed Bowman field. more »»

Post 3 Still Alive After 15-4 Victory

July 25, 2014 WEIRTON — Facing elimination from the West Virginia Area One American Legion Tournament, and the end to its season, Moundsville Post 3 scratched, clawed took advantage of everything S. more »»

W.Va. News

Rockefeller, Zinni elected to Williamsburg panel

July 25, 2014 WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Jay Rockefeller has been elected to the board of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. more »»

US rig count up 12 to 1,883

July 25, 2014 HOUSTON (AP) — Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. more »»

US rig count down 4 to 1,871

July 25, 2014 HOUSTON (AP) — Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. more »»

US Sen. Joe Manchin sued by brother over loan

July 25, 2014 FAIRMONT, W.Va. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin is being sued by one of his brothers, who says the West Virginia Democrat and another brother never repaid a $1. more »»

W.Va. board suspends clinic operator's license

July 25, 2014 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia board has suspended the license of the operator of a pain management clinic where an investigation found syringes were being reused. more »»

Ohio News

Transcript shows concerns during Arizona execution

July 25, 2014 FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — U.S. District Judge Neil V. more »»

Northwest Ohio mechanic killed in freak accident

July 25, 2014 FREMONT, Ohio (AP) — A northwest Ohio auto mechanic has died after a fan blade broke off a car he was working on and struck him in the neck and face. more »»

Ex-Ohio officer will learn whether he remains free

July 25, 2014 AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A former Akron police captain is scheduled to appear before a judge to determine if he can remain free or must return to prison in the slaying of his ex-wife. more »»

Vigil remembers Ohio man found in landfill

July 25, 2014 LORAIN, Ohio (AP) — As authorities continue to search for answers in the death of an Ohio concertgoer, hundreds turned out for a vigil at his former high school to remember him. more »»

Cincinnati charity wants to house immigrant kids

July 25, 2014 CINCINNATI (AP) — A Cincinnati charity says it has applied for a federal grant aimed at bringing to Ohio some of the immigrant children who have flooded across the U. more »»

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Link between education outcomes and drug/alcohol abuse?

July 24, 2014 The latest Kids Count survey made headlines today, with our newspaper noting West Virginia's kids are faring among the worst in the country, including ranking 46th in education and 35th in he. more »

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