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Newspapers Offer Readers Chances To Win Disney World Vacations

May 3, 2015 WHEELING — The Intelligencer, Wheeling News-Register, The Times Leader and Riesbeck’s Food Markets want two readers to “Be Our Guest” for an all-expenses paid family vacation to Walt Disney World... more »»


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Newspapers Offer Readers Chances To Win Disney World Vacations

May 3, 2015 WHEELING — The Intelligencer, Wheeling News-Register, The Times Leader and Riesbeck’s Food Markets want two readers to “Be Our Guest” for an all-expenses paid family vacation to Walt Disney World... more »»

Race Proceeds Will Help Battle Breast Cancer

May 3, 2015 WHEELING — Many participants in this year’s Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic will have a little extra motivation close to their hearts as they push toward the finish line. more »»

Some W.Va. Utilities Out From Under PSC’s Thumb

May 3, 2015 WHEELING — The Public Service Commission of West Virginia will have much less oversight of large municipal waterworks such as Wheeling’s under legislation approved by lawmakers during this year’s... more »»

Crystal Meth From Mexico In Panhandle

May 3, 2015 WHEELING — Consider this: over the past 12 months, the illicit drug of choice in the Northern Panhandle has gone from prescription pain pills to heroin and now ... to crystal meth. more »»

Wheeling Rotary Marks 100 Years

May 3, 2015 WHEELING — The Wheeling Rotary is now 100 years old, and members will be blowing out birthday candles throughout the month of May during a series of scheduled events. more »»



May 3, 2015 Louise E. Renforth, 51, of Mingo Junction, died May 1, 2015. Call at Schuetz Funeral Home, from noon to 2 p.m. and 4-6 p.m. Wednesday. Services at 6 p.. more »»


May 3, 2015 Louis C. Jackson, 66, of Wheeling, died April 30, 2015. Wilson Funeral Home is assisting the family. There is no visitation or funeral. more »»


May 3, 2015 June Costantini, 81, of Wheeling, W.Va., died Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at Wheeling Hospital. She was born June 22, 1933, in Wheeling, a daughter of the late George and Mary Hickman. more »»


May 3, 2015 Melvin Ray Woods, 79, of Moundsville, W.Va., passed away Friday, May 1, 2015. Family will receive friends Monday May 4, 2015 from 6-8 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 1109 2nd S. more »»


May 3, 2015 Beverly Caldwell, 83, of Barnesville, died May 1, 2015. Visitation 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Monday service, Kelly Kemp Braido & Patron Funeral Homes. more »»


Coast Guard Officials Urge Boaters to Stay Safe

May 3, 2015 There is only about one more month until boating season begins on the Ohio River, so marine enthusiasts are encouraged to prepare themselves and their craft for the rolling waters. more »»

Wheeling Fire Department Honor/Color Guard Evolves Since 911

May 3, 2015 WHEELING — Whether it is the local Christmas parade, the West Virginia Super Six High School Football Championship games at Wheeling Island Stadium or events held at Wheeling’s Heritage Port, th... more »»

Talent Show Added to Summer Festival in Wheeling

May 2, 2015 Plans are underway for the annual Ohio Valley Rib and Chicken Festival, set this year for June 26 and 27 at Wheeling Heritage Port. more »»

$5,000 Reward Offered In Suspected Arson in Martins Ferry

May 2, 2015 Investigators believe someone intentionally set fire to an abandoned home on 328 N. Zane Highway early Thursday. more »»

Structural Review Of Mull Center in Wheeling Remains Pending

May 2, 2015 Almost seven months after a shower of bricks fell from one of downtown Wheeling’s tallest buildings, signs reading “Enter at Your Own Risk” and “Dangerous Conditions Ahead” remain posted in the alle... more »»


Protecting Babies From Drug Abuse

May 3, 2015 As many as one-third of pregnant women in the Ohio Valley may be using drugs — some of them illegal — that could harm their unborn children. That estimate came from Dr. more »»

Drug Crisis Data Still Being Delayed

May 3, 2015 Jefferson County has nearly twice the rate of drug overdose deaths as Cuyahoga County, from which much of the heroin killing East Ohioans comes. more »»

Energy Policy Killing Manufacturing Jobs

May 3, 2015 After Century Aluminum Co. closed its Ravenswood,?W.Va. plant in 2009, state officials sprang into action. more »»

Stone Church VFD Thanked for Cleanup

May 3, 2015 Editor, News-Register: All of us who drive Stone Church Road should say a big thank-you to Stone Church Volunteer Fire Department. more »»

Setting Agenda At West Liberty

May 2, 2015 How much control over discussion of ideas for West Liberty University’s future are leaders of the Faculty Senate demanding? Before plans to move WLU forward can be made, or even debated, that... more »»

Local Columns

Why Do We Put Up With Bureaucrats?

May 3, 2015 Why do we put up with government of the bureaucracy, by the bureaucracy and for the bureaucracy? Who runs this country, anyway? A letter to the editor on page C6 of today’s newspaper probably will... more »»

Clearing Up Myths About Gas ‘Pooling’ Laws

May 3, 2015 The debate in West Virginia over pooling of the Marcellus Shale has been spirited to say the leas. more »»

Retiring Banker Took Job Because She Could Walk to Work

May 3, 2015 It is always interesting to learn how an individual chose his or her career, and especially those who have spent their entire career in the same profession. more »»

America Closer to Baltimore Than ‘City on a Hill’

May 3, 2015 My America, where are you? With the horrible consequences of the protests in Baltimore, I am overcome with emotions, and it is difficult to say which is the stronger. more »»

Justice Rich, But Has Weaknesses

May 2, 2015 If you could spend $5,356 and be virtually assured of being elected governor of West Virginia, would you do it? How one man answers that question, in a way, has quite a few politicians on edge. more »»


‘Money’ Still Undefeated

May 3, 2015 LAS VEGAS — Floyd Mayweather Jr. was money once again in the richest fight ever. more »»

John Marshall Monarchs Seize Crown

May 3, 2015 WHEELING — Steubenville certainly packed a lunch. The problem for Big Red, is that Maggie Kaylor stole it. more »»

Madonna Blue Dons Hoist 1-A Title

May 3, 2015 WHEELING — In winning three consecutive Ohio Valley Athletic Conference Class 1-A softball titles St. John had relied on good pitching, outstanding fielding and plenty of hitting. more »»

St. Clairsville Devils Rout Harrison 8-2

May 3, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Tom Sliva didn’t exactly know how many years it had been since his St. Clairsville baseball program won an Ohio Valley Athletic Conference championship. more »»

Bellaire Captures Softball Honors

May 3, 2015 WHEELING — Cinderella danced her way to an Ohio Valley Athletic Conference Class 3A championship for the second time in as many days. more »»

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