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Annual Basketball Preview Inside

November 28, 2014 WHEELING — Just like football season, there are Ohio Valley sports fans who treat today as though it’s a holiday. more »»

Ormet Owner: Tenants For Site

November 28, 2014 HANNIBAL — By auctioning aluminum pots from the former Ormet Corp. site earlier this month, new owner Eric J. more »»

Thanksgiving Day Marked With Parades and Protests

November 28, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — Millions of Americans across the country are marking the holiday with lots of turkey, football, parades and early shopping, while many are overcoming some nasty weather and power... more »»

As Oil Prices Fall, OPEC Will Not Slash Production

November 28, 2014 VIENNA (AP) — Reflecting its lessening oil clout, OPEC decided Thursday to keep its output target on hold and sit out falling crude prices that will likely spiral even lower as a result. more »»

Obituaries

MICHAEL WARZINSKI

November 27, 2014 Michael Warzinski, 56, of Weirton passed away Tuesday. Private visitation and funeral services will be held at Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home in Weirton. more »»

MARY DORSEY

November 27, 2014 Mary Clara Dorsey, 62, of Barnesville, OH, passed Monday. Friends received Monday from 10 a.m. until Noon service at Wilson Funeral Home, Brookside. Interment private. more »»

FRANCES BEAVERS

November 27, 2014 Frances Alice (Sellers) Beavers, 76, of Wellsburg, WV, passed away at on Wednesday, November 26, 2014, at her home. Frances was born on August 14, 1938, Alabama. more »»

DONALD MYERS

November 27, 2014 Donald “Don” Myers, 74, of New Martinsville, WV, died November 17, 2014. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, November 28, 2014, at 1:00 p.m. more »»

RICHARD PETROS

November 27, 2014 Richard A. Petros, 58, of Bellaire died Saturday, November 22, 2014, at Wheeling Hospital. He was born August 30, 1956, in Bellaire, a son of Shirley Swisher and the late John Petros. more »»

Community

Police Struggling With Recent Crime Wave

November 28, 2014 Following a series of vandalism, break-ins, thefts and other crimes earlier this week, Moundsville police continue to search for suspects and motives. According to police detective Sgt. more »»

Firefighters Training For Oil And Natural Gas Emergencies

November 28, 2014 As the Ohio Department of Natural Resources continues to issue permits for Utica and Marcellus shale oil and natural gas drilling, firefighters and emergency responders across the region realize the... more »»

Light-Up Night Set Tuesday

November 28, 2014 The fifth annual Light-Up Warwood Night will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday sponsored by the Warwood Lions Club. The Christmas tree and lighted displays will be turned on to begin the holiday seaso. more »»

Tyler School BOE Terminates Pact With Teacher Who Pleaded to Felonies

November 28, 2014 Following a two-hour executive session, the Tyler County Board of Education voted unanimously this week to terminate the employment of Gina Crawford, a fifth grade teacher at Sistersville... more »»

Assembly Welcomes Buckeye Local Teens

November 27, 2014 Students and faculty at Buckeye Local High School have something special for which to be thankful this holiday season. For the first time since Sept. more »»

Editorials

End Ohio Limit On Rape Cases

November 28, 2014 If you manage to elude police for long enough after you rape someone in Ohio, you can get away with it. That is the law — but it should not be so. more »»

Hitting Terrorists Before They Hit Us

November 28, 2014 Islamic terrorists who had been holding eight people hostage in Yemen probably were feeling fairly smug about themselves earlier this month. more »»

Reflecting on Life In the United States

November 27, 2014 We Americans set aside just one day in the year to give thanks for our many blessings. It hardly seems enough. No other people are as prosperous as American. more »»

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 »»

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

Sherman Guides Seahawks to Win

November 28, 2014 SANTA CLARA, Calif. more »»

Johnson Shines In Detroit’s Win Against Bears

November 28, 2014 By By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer DETROIT — After a week of questions about his limited production of late, Calvin Johnson lifted Detroit’s offense with an emphatic reminder that he’s still one o... more »»

Eagles Hammer Cowboys

November 28, 2014 By By SCHUYLER DIXON AP Sports Writer ARLINGTON, Texas — LeSean McCoy threw open his arms just before crossing the goal line on a touchdown run that essentially put away another big win over the... more »»

Steubenville, Benedictine to Collide in Semis

November 28, 2014 By ED LOOMAN For The Intelligencer STEUBENVILLE—Two high-powered offenses will be on display Friday night when Steubenville and Cleveland Benedictine collide in the Division IV semifinals. more »»

Hornets Looking For A Turnaround

November 28, 2014 By JAKE FLATLEY Staff Writer Editor’s Note: The Hundred girls’ preview that ran in today’s basketball publication was inadvertently the 2013-14 version. We apologize for the error. 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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