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Sen. Capito Pays Tribute To Veterans in Glen Dale

May 26, 2015 GLEN?DALE?— Sen. Shelley Moore Capito joined city officials at the Glen Dale city park Monday morning to honor veterans, including her late father, Gov. Arch A. Moore Jr. more »»

 
 
 

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Sen. Capito Pays Tribute To Veterans in Glen Dale

May 26, 2015 GLEN?DALE?— Sen. Shelley Moore Capito joined city officials at the Glen Dale city park Monday morning to honor veterans, including her late father, Gov. Arch A. Moore Jr. more »»

Veteran Receives New Dog Tags at Wheeling Memorial Day Ceremony

May 26, 2015 WHEELING — A local veteran now has identification to remind him of his service to America. John H. more »»

Universities Study Effects of Fracking

May 26, 2015 WHEELING — Corky DeMarco contends that methane found in drinking water wells close to Marcellus Shale operations may have nothing to do with nearby fracking, despite the findings of a study publishe... more »»

Twister Kills 13 Along Border

May 26, 2015 CIUDAD ACUNA, Mexico (AP) — A tornado raged through a city on the U.S.-Mexico border Monday, destroying homes, flinging cars like matchsticks and ripping an infant from its mother’s arm. more »»

Public/Private Road Project to Cost Ohio Taxpayers Plenty

May 26, 2015 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s largest single roadway construction project and first public-private partnership for a highway will cost taxpayers nearly three times its announced price tag of $429... more »»

Obituaries

JOHN BOWERS

May 26, 2015 John William Bowers, 67, of Warwood, WV, died Saturday, May 23, 2015, at Wheeling Medical Park. John was born November, 19, 1947, in Wheeling, WV, to the late William H. and Anna (Bobrowski) Bowers. more »»

MOLLIE BURNS

May 26, 2015 Mollie Burns, 93, of Wheeling died Monday, May 25, 2015, in Good Shepherd Nursing Home. Arrangements are pending at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff Street, Wheeling. more »»

BERTHA GIBEAUT

May 26, 2015 Bertha Geraldine Gibeaut, 88, died Sunday. Private graveside service 10 a.m. Wednesday, Holly Memorial Gardens, Colerain. more »»

JOHN HEISERMAN

May 26, 2015 John Kurt Heiserman, 61, of Weirton, WV, died Friday May 22, 2015, at his home with his family. Memorial service 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, Weirton. more »»

HUBERT WHEELER

May 26, 2015 Hubert Gene Wheeler, 79, of Jerusalem died Sunday, May 24, 2015, in Medical Park Hospital, Wheeling, WV. more »»

Community

How to Save a Life

May 26, 2015 Free CPR/AED training classes are being offered to those wanting to learn how to potentially save a life. more »»

All-American Days Festival Scheduled for June 4-6

May 26, 2015 Cars, crafts and carnival rides — and even some music — take center stage when the Bellaire All-American Days takes place June 4-6 in Bellaire Par. more »»

McMechen Pool Making Headway

May 26, 2015 McMechen employees have reached the halfway point in a renovation project for the city’s aging pool, which will see a major leak repaired as well as a new solar-powered heating system. more »»

Independent Candidate Seeks Mayoral Post

May 26, 2015 Edward Friton, independent candidate for mayor in Martins Ferry, said his aunt — a teacher — strongly influenced him when she said young people must take a role in changing the Martins Ferry... more »»

Editorials

Lawmakers Right About Energy

May 26, 2015 A wind- and solar-energy advocacy group released a report last week claiming Ohio’s freeze of renewable energy and energy efficiency standards is damaging the industry. more »»

Making Obamacare Even More Costly

May 26, 2015 Mark this one down in your amazing-but-true book: Liberals in Congress admit they made a mistake on Obamacar. more »»

Blessings We Can Never Repay

May 25, 2015 Even taking into account the many challenges facing our nation, we Americans enjoy liberty, security, peace and prosperity that is the envy of most other people in the world. more »»

Time Running Out for Coal

May 24, 2015 For hundreds of area families, this weekend probably was not one of preparing for a carefree Memorial Day picnic or other outin. more »»

Stop Putting Off Debate Over Roads

May 24, 2015 West Virginians did not need the national research group’s study released earlier this month to tell us we have some of the worst roads in the country. more »»

Local Columns

Plan Will Use Antiquated Rules to Hamper Internet

May 26, 2015 Those of a certain age can easily remember the telephone in our parents’ or grandparents’ homes — it was black and it had a rotary dialer and a short cord so you could never have a private... more »»

U.S. Energy Policy Makes No Sense

May 24, 2015 How crazy is U.S. energy policy? Try this: More than one-fourth of the oil we use in this country comes from other nations. more »»

Wheeling Man’s Warnings About Vietnam Ignored

May 24, 2015 On this Memorial Day, let me share a true revelation about that totally unnecessary and disastrous fiasco in Vietnam and a man who called it correctl. more »»

Plans Being Made for Four Seasons Pool Improvements

May 24, 2015 The Four Seasons Pool is in need of a major renovation and the Moundsville Parks and Recreation Board and city council will be asking the citizens for ideas and suggestions to improve the conditions... more »»

Controversial Ruling Was Right

May 23, 2015 For many years, West Virginia Supreme Court justices were accused of legislating from the bench. more »»

Sports

Bishops Fire It Up in Fifth

May 26, 2015 PADEN CITY — When Bishop Donahue ran off the field after the bottom of the fourth inning, they were down 6-4. But that’s not really what lit the fire underneath them. more »»

Park Pelts South, 13-2

May 26, 2015 PARKERSBURG — It was 2-0 Wheeling Park after just two swings of the bat Monday night, and the visitors went on to best Parkersburg South 13-2 in a Class AAA, Region I semifinal baseball game at Hank... more »»

Devils’ Ace Jacob Strikes Out Eight at All-Star Game

May 26, 2015 BROOKSIDE — Martins Ferry’s Jeremy Plants had struck out on a curveball during his first at-bat Monday night in the annual Kyle Rose East Ohio Baseball League All-Star Game. more »»

Buccos’ Streak Hitting Its Stride

May 26, 2015 PITTSBURGH — Charlie Morton tossed seven strong innings in his return from hip surgery and the Pittsburgh Pirates ran their winning streak to four straight with a 4-2 victory over the Miami Marlins... more »»

Rangers Halt Tribe’s Run in 10-8 Loss

May 26, 2015 CLEVELAND (AP) — Josh Hamilton was hitless in his return to the majors, but reached on a key error that sent the Texas Rangers over Cleveland 10-8 Monday for their sixth straight win. more »»

 
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My Hole-y Life

May 4, 2015 For months we have seen the wrath that winter has taken on our roads and hillsides. The constant freeze and thaw of winter wreaked havoc, creating craters in roads. more »

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