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Football Players Hurt in Car Crash

September 16, 2014 MOUNT PLEASANT — Three Buckeye Local High School students are being treated for serious injuries after a single-vehicle, roll-over crash Monday evening in Jefferson County. more »»

 
 
 

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Football Players Hurt in Car Crash

September 16, 2014 MOUNT PLEASANT — Three Buckeye Local High School students are being treated for serious injuries after a single-vehicle, roll-over crash Monday evening in Jefferson County. more »»

Severance Has Gun Charge Dropped

September 16, 2014 LEESBURG, V. more »»

Fetcko Fired by Board

September 16, 2014 WHEELING — Ohio County Board of Education members unanimously voted Monday night to terminate the employment of Ritchie Elementary School guidance counselor Krystin Fetcko. more »»

Rainy Day Fund Used To Balance Budget

September 16, 2014 CHARLESTON — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin says he will dip into West Virginia’s Rainy Day Fund to close a projected gap in state funding that amounts to more than $100 millio. more »»

New Voting Hours Issued

September 16, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio’s elections chief set a longer early voting schedule ahead of the fall election, while vowing Monday to continue appealing a federal judge’s ruling that led to the new times in... more »»

Obituaries

RICHARD CUNNINGHAM

September 16, 2014 Richard Lee “Bubba” Cunningham, 54, of Cameron, WV, passed away Sunday, September 14, 2014, at home. He was born December 22, 1959, in Wheeling, WV, son of Robert Jerry and Chris (Yeater) Cunningham. more »»

MIEDA ALLEMAN

September 16, 2014 Mieda R. Alleman, 58, of Sardis died September 14, 2014, at her home. Visitation 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday with services at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Watters Funeral home, Woodsfield. more »»

DELLA RIDINGER

September 16, 2014 Della “Sue” Ridinger, 59, of Tiltonsville. Celebration of life 1-3 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday and visitation Thursday from 10 a.m. until service at 11 a.m. at Rush Run Community Chapel. more »»

KENNETH ROUPE

September 16, 2014 Kenneth “Kenny” Roupe, 58, of Wellsburg died Monday. Visitation 5-8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. service at James Funeral Home, Follansbee. more »»

ARTHUR STRICKLIN

September 16, 2014 Arthur Chalmers Stricklin, 90, of Triadelphia, WV., died Sunday, September 14, 2014 at home. Arrangements are pending at Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger St., Elm Grove, Wheeling. more »»

Community

Chevron Takes In $5.7B in 3 Months

September 16, 2014 As global oil giant Chevron continues fracking through the Marcellus shale under Marshall County, the company collected $5. more »»

Commerce Secretary Urges Cracker Pursuit

September 16, 2014 West Virginia Secretary of Commerce Keith Burdette expects Odebrecht to decide whether to build the estimated $5 billion ethane cracker in Wood County by next year, but he believes the natural gas... more »»

Family Continues To Seek Fate Of Downed Pilot

September 16, 2014 More than 60 years after his plane was shot down over North Korea, relatives of Ohio County native Capt. Harry C. Moore are still trying to discover the truth about his fate. more »»

Farmers’ Market Souper Bowl Saturday Slated

September 16, 2014 BELLAIRE — The Ohio Valley Farmers’ Market will hold its fourth annual Souper Bowl Saturday event from 9 a.m. to noon this Saturday at the Bellaire location on 32nd Stree. more »»

Energy Services Terminal Is Launched

September 16, 2014 By KIM LOCCISANO For the News-Register More than 100 groups are looking to occupy space in the former Ohio Cold Rolling Company steel finishing mill in Yorkville, according to officials involved in... more »»

Wheeling's Comprehensive Plan

Download Wheeling's Draft Comprehensive Plan

August 26, 2014 Click the link to view and download the city's draft Comprehensive Plan. more »»

Reaction to Plan Comprehensive

August 26, 2014 WHEELING — The public got a chance Monday to take a closer look at city leaders’ vision for the next decade during a pair of meetings on the recently released draft of the city’s new comprehensive... more »»

Review Wheeling Plan Regularly

August 24, 2014 Several points in the proposed new comprehensive plan for Wheeling are sensible. If anything, attention to them is overdue. more »»

Plan Focuses on Quality, Not Quantity

August 24, 2014 WHEELING — It’s not your grandfather’s Wheeling anymore. And that’s not necessarily a bad thing, according to a draft of the city’s new comprehensive plan. more »»

Draft for Comprehensive Plan Out for Public View

August 21, 2014 WHEELING — A draft of Wheeling’s new comprehensive plan is now available for public view, but there’s plenty of work left to do before City Council can vote to adopt i. more »»

Editorials

Helping Predators Find New Victims

September 16, 2014 A Senate bill intended to prevent public school systems from hiring pedophiles or drug abusers may be necessary, but it misses an important point:?What if school administrators don’t know they are... more »»

Leadership Essential For Excellent Schools

September 16, 2014 Among things excellent schools have in common is that they are led by excellent principals. West Virginia education officials have begun stressing that during the past few years. more »»

Avoid Tainting Water Supplies

September 15, 2014 Many people seem to view “fracking” as synonymous with drilling for natural gas and oil. more »»

‘Report Card’ Is Misleading

September 15, 2014 Pick a medium-sized to large school in Ohio and give 610 of its students a test. A few will do well and earn A grades. Most will get Bs, Cs and Ds. Some will do so badly they will be given Fs. more »»

Preserving Wild, Wonderful W.Va.

September 15, 2014 Generations from now, many of the most beautiful, ecologically significant areas of West Virginia will remain wild and wonderful thanks in large measure to The Nature Conservanc. more »»

Local Columns

Campuses Good Places To Hide

September 14, 2014 Put yourself in the shoes of an Islamic terrorist bent on killing Americans here in the homeland. Getting in is no problem, thanks to our porous border. more »»

Senate Debate Should Include Mountain Party, Too

September 14, 2014 I have only met Shelly Moore Capito one time and she was quite pleasant. I hear she does a good job on constituent services, helping citizens with personal political problems. That is commenda. more »»

Registration Open for ‘Zombie Prison Break’ Run/Walk

September 14, 2014 Online registration for the Moundsville Zombie Prison Break 5K Run/Walk will be accepted through Friday. In addition, registration will be held from 7-8 a.m. on Saturday, the date of the event. more »»

Challenge for GOP Is Money

September 13, 2014 Two Northern Panhandle candidates — Pat McGeehan of Chester and Ryan W. Weld of Wellsburg — are key figures in the Republican strategy to take over the West Virginia House of Delegates this fall. more »»

A Long Day And Night

September 13, 2014 As I prepared for the Steelers and Ravens football game to kick off, I sat nervously on the sofa in our living room. I wanted it to be over — not the football game — the day, Sept. 11, 201. more »»

Sports

Vucelik Pushes Hard for Bishops

September 16, 2014 McMECHEN —Workhorse in the dictionary is defined as a dependable person who does hard work over a long period of time. more »»

Sorting Out the Big 12

September 16, 2014 MORGANTOWN — We’re now three weeks into the college football season and the Big 12 conference is quickly figuring out who the contenders and pretenders are in its 10-team league. more »»

Creek In Second Place In OVAC

September 16, 2014 CONNORVILLE — Indian Creek’s volleyball team is currently sitting in second place in the most recent Ohio Valley Athletic Conference 5A standings that were released Sunday afternoon. more »»

Eagles Beat Colts in Comeback Victory

September 16, 2014 INDIANAPOLIS — Nick Foles threw a tying touchdown pass with 3:25 to go, and then set up Cody Parkey for the winning 36-yard field goal as time expired, lifting Philadelphia to a 30-27 win at... more »»

Steelers Work to Tighten Leaky Run Defense

September 16, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Two weeks into his NFL career, Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier is already well versed in what’s troubling a defense that hardly looks like its old self. more »»

W.Va. News

Sept. 30 high court hearing on AG prosecutor aid

September 16, 2014 CHARLESTON, W.Va. more »»

Harpers Ferry addresses black vulture problems

September 16, 2014 HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. (AP) — Harpers Ferry is teaming with the federal government to eradicate unwanted black vultures. more »»

West Virginia's uninsured dropped 3.5 percent

September 16, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Both West Virginia and Virginia saw modest decreases in the number of uninsured residents last year. more »»

Ex-POW Jessica Lynch starring in Christian film

September 16, 2014 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Former prisoner of war Jessica Lynch has landed a lead role in a Christian film. more »»

Sept. 2015 hearing in West Virginia spill lawsuit

September 16, 2014 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A lawsuit against a water company, chemical producer, airport and others over a January chemical spill won't get a hearing for another year. more »»

Ohio News

Candidates in Ohio governor's race won't debate

September 16, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's governor and his Democratic challenger won't face each other in debates ahead of Election Day. more »»

Lawsuit filed over Ohio crash that killed 6 teens

September 16, 2014 WARREN, Ohio (AP) — A wrongful death lawsuit accuses local officials of not properly maintaining the northeast Ohio road where a one-vehicle crash killed six Warren teenagers in March 2013. more »»

Ohio court clerk's husband pleads guilty to theft

September 16, 2014 LANCASTER, Ohio (AP) — The husband of a former central Ohio court clerk has pleaded guilty to theft in office under an agreement with prosecutors before his scheduled trial. more »»

Ohio school bus driver killed during safety drill

September 16, 2014 AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Police say an Ohio school bus driver sacrificed her life to save a 10-year-old girl during an evacuation drill outside a charter school. more »»

School bus driver killed during safety drill

September 16, 2014 CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio school bus driver is being hailed as a hero after tossing a child out of the way of a rolling bus Tuesday morning before the vehicle rolled over the driver herself and she... more »»

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