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Two Turn Themselves In for Questioning in Monday Shooting

June 30, 2015 WHEELING - Two men wanted for questioning in connection with a North Wheeling shooting Monday turned themselves in to police this afternoon. more »»


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Two Turn Themselves In for Questioning in Monday Shooting

June 30, 2015 WHEELING - Two men wanted for questioning in connection with a North Wheeling shooting Monday turned themselves in to police this afternoon. more »»

Justices Rule Against EPA’s Power Plant Rule

June 30, 2015 WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled Monday against the Obama administration’s attempt to limit power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants, but it may only be a temporary... more »»

AEP Already Shut Down Power Plants to Comply

June 30, 2015 WHEELING — As electricity producers turn off power plants and coal miners wait in the unemployment lines, officials in West Virginia and Ohio applauded the U.S. more »»

Student In Rape Wants To Play

June 30, 2015 NELSONVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A former high school football player found delinquent in the rape of a 16-year-old girl wants to play at the community college level. more »»

Driver Killed in Marshall County Accident Saturday

June 30, 2015 MOUNDSVILLE — A vehicle accident claimed the life of a Moundsville resident Saturday morning, after he lost control of his vehicle on Robert’s Ridge at roughly 4:39 a.m. more »»



June 30, 2015 Ralph Lee Smith, 76, of Wheeling, passed away on June 28, 2015. He was the son of the late William J. and Evelyn Sells Griffith. Mr. more »»


June 30, 2015 Lois Ann (McCabe) Custer, 89, of St. Clairsville, Ohio, passed away Saturday, June 20, 2015, at Forest Hill Nursing Home. Arrangements are in the care of Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff St. more »»


June 30, 2015 Janice C. Ferrell, 86, of Middlebourne, departed this life Sunday, June 28, 2015 in Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Glen Dale. more »»


June 30, 2015 Bernard D. “Bernie” Spurlock, 61, of New Martinsville, died Saturday. Visitation Tuesday 11 a.m. until funeral service at 1 p.m. at Grisell Funeral Home, New Martinsvill. more »»


June 30, 2015 Mary T. “Boots” Campbell, 91, of Elm Grove, W. Va., passed away Monday, June 29, 2015 in Park Health Center, St. Clairsville, Ohio. more »»


Independence Day Festivities Celebrated With Arts in the Park

June 30, 2015 The tradition of Arts in the Park on July 4 will continue in 2014 at Bruce Park in New Martinsville. The Friday festivities will last from 1-5 p.. more »»

Competency at Issue In Brooke Murder

June 30, 2015 By WARREN SCOTT For the News-Register The competency of the defendant in the Jason Pratz murder case to stand trial was the focus of a preliminary hearing Monday in Brooke County Circuit Court. more »»

Prowler Call Ends in 80 MPH Chase

June 29, 2015 A call to the Moundsville Police Department in which a woman feared for her safety quickly developed into a high-speed chase before the suspect’s apprehension by Moundsville and Marshall County... more »»

McMechen Plans Festival to Revive Riverfront

June 29, 2015 The city of McMechen is working to re-establish their riverfront as a Marshall County tourism and recreation landmark. more »»

Arena Facade Work Getting Under Way

June 29, 2015 In the 37 years between the Doobie Brothers’ April 1977 concert to open the brand-new Wheeling Civic Center and the band’s return to Wheeling last year, not much about the building — other than the... more »»


Ohio Right On Renewables

June 30, 2015 Renewable portfolio standards were quite trendy for state governments a while back. In fact, 30 states now have in place mandates that require greater use of energy sources such as wind or solar. more »»

Terrorist Attack Appears Probable

June 30, 2015 If preventing a terrorist attack in the United States is a matter of connecting the dots, Americans have plenty to fear with the Independence Day holiday just days away. more »»

Consider Full Cost Of EPA Mandates

June 30, 2015 Environmental Protection Agency officials are masters of using numbers selectively. New regulations are accompanied by claims they will save lives and improve the nation’s economy. more »»

Keeping Greatest Resource in W.Va.

June 30, 2015 At Camp Pocahontas, on the other side of our state, young people from all over the country have been participating in the 2015 National Youth Science Camp, for a few weeks of science, technology,... more »»

Redesign Law Officer Training

June 29, 2015 Ohio law enforcement leaders have three important opportunities — to save lives in the Buckeye State, serve as a model for doing the same nationwide and find new ways of molding all-important... 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 »»


Wheeling Central Will Play Football at WJU This Season

June 30, 2015 WHEELING — The Wheeling Central football program has such a rich tradition of winning games but starting this season, where it wins those games will be different. more »»

Wheeling Earns A Shutout Behind Grove

June 30, 2015 WHEELING — With a powerful lineup, a shut-down pitching staff and good fielding all the way around, Wheeling Post 1 has had little trouble piling up victories through the first half of the American... more »»

Terrorizing Effort By Travis Clark

June 30, 2015 WEIRTON — The stage was set for one of the biggest boxing matches in the Ohio Valley in quite some time. Travis “The Terror” Clark did his part to set up a Sept. more »»

Pittsburgh Pirates Staying Patient

June 30, 2015 PITTSBURGH — A year ago, Gregory Polanco was the next big thing. When the Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder was called up to the big leagues last June, his arrival was viewed as a coronation. more »»

Cleveland's Anderson Nears History

June 30, 2015 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. more »»

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