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Home Rule Plan Moves Forward

April 16, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — Vice Mayor David Wood told concerned residents Tuesday that if participation in the Municipal Home Rule Pilot Program allows City Council to impose a 0. more »»

 
 
 

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Levy Rate To Remain Same

April 16, 2014 WHEELING — The Ohio County School District’s excess levy will remain at a 95.5 percent taxation level following a vote by board of education members Tuesday morning. more »»

Marshall Levy Rate Lowered

April 16, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — The Marshall County Board of Education officially lowered the district’s excess levy rate from 98 to 94 percent Tuesday after receiving approval from the West Virginia State Auditor’s... more »»

Vehicle In Bank Robbery Found

April 16, 2014 BETHLEHEM — The 1990 maroon Dodge Spirit used in Monday’s robbery at the United Bank branch in Bethlehem had been stolen earlier in the day off the street in Martins Ferry, authorities said Tuesday. more »»

Court Upholds EPA Emission Standards

April 16, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the Environmental Protection Agency’s first emission standards for mercury and other hazardous air pollutants from coal- and oil-fired... more »»

Obituaries

Carl Ewusiak Jr.

April 16, 2014 EWUSIAK, Carl, Jr., 75, of Follansbee, WV, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at home. more »»

Dorothy Wakim

April 16, 2014 WAKIM, Dorothy, passed on to a better place on Monday, April 14, 2014 at the age of 81. Dorothy was a loving wife, sister, aunt, mother, grandmother and a friend. more »»

Thomas Wassum

April 16, 2014 WASSUM, Thomas Roland, 74, of Moundsville died Monday, April 14, 2014, at his home. Thomas was born June 28, 1939 in Cameron, WV, a son of the late Emanuel and Freda Goddard Wassum. more »»

James Shreve

April 16, 2014 SHREVE, James “Jim” J., 80, of New Martinsville, WV, formerly of Reader, WV, died Monday, April 14, 2014, at Liza’s Place in Wheeling. more »»

Virgie Nickerson

April 16, 2014 NICKERSON, Virgie Jane McFarland, 82, of Valley Haven Nursing Home, Beech Bottom, WV, died April 14, 2014. She was born June 12, 1932, in Ohio County, the daughter of the late Roy and Alice McFarland. more »»

Community

Stratford Hotel Still Sparking Interest

April 16, 2014 WHEELING — A spark was part of one local, iconic hotel in its prime and demise. more »»

Obamacare Costing County

April 16, 2014 Marshall County commissioners provided 103 full-time employees $1,500 pay raises for fiscal year 2015, but certain provisions of the Affordable Care Act are making it more expensive for them to... more »»

Job Fair Set at WVNCC

April 16, 2014 WEIRTON — A job fair will be conducted at the Weirton campus of West Virginia Northern Community College featuring more than 25 employers looking for personnel. more »»

Council Raises Ambulance Fees, OKs Annexation of Properties

April 16, 2014 Wheeling City Council voted to expand the city’s borders and charge more for ambulance service during their Tuesday meeting. more »»

County Commissioners Plan to Replace Waterlines

April 16, 2014 WHEELING — Ohio County commissioners Tuesday approved the spending of more than $550,000 to replace waterlines in the area of Stone and Shannon and Cherry Hill roads. more »»

Editorials

Fighting Drug Abuse in Ohio

April 16, 2014 Drug abuse has become a wildfire in Ohio, spreading rapidly and consuming lives in the process. Local law enforcement agencies cannot battle it on their own. State officials need to do more. more »»

Judge Correct In DUI Sentence

April 16, 2014 Kenneth Eugene Cunningham should be no threat to the traveling public for the next five years. Clearly, however, he has been one in the past. more »»

Boost Medicaid Waiver Funding

April 15, 2014 A new health care study makes it clearer than ever that West Virginia policymakers are missing a good bet by not spending more on the Medicaid Aged and Disabled Waiver program. more »»

Gee Correct About WVU

April 15, 2014 At first glance, it might seem obvious that college and university presidents should make students their top priority. more »»

Commenting on Home Rule in Moundsville

April 15, 2014 If you are a resident or business owner in Moundsville, you may want to make time this evening to attend a special City Council meeting. It is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Municipal Building. more »»

Local Columns

Can’t We Agree To Disagree?

April 13, 2014 I confess, dear readers, that I’m suffering from an identity crisis. One day I think I must be a fascist toady of big business whose fondest wish is to make the poor poorer. more »»

Mock Prison Riot Set for May 4-7

April 13, 2014 The Mock Prison Riot is described as a four-day comprehensive law enforcement and corrections tactical training event which includes training scenarios, demonstrations, certification workshops,... more »»

Republicans Gaining in W.Va.

April 12, 2014 Rep. Shelley Capito ought to be pleased there hasn’t been much attention paid to her Senate race by national pollsters. They are something like the press, after all. They like good story lines — i. more »»

A Lenten Visit To St. Al’s

April 12, 2014 The smell of Lent comes wafting past my nose as I take a seat in the back row. I detect the faint scent of incense. From this vantage point I can take in most of the important sights I came to see. more »»

We Know It’s Almost Heaven

April 6, 2014 Our big mistake, in a way, was splitting away from Virginia to form our own state in 186. more »»

Sports

Intelligencer/N-R Athlete of the Week

April 16, 2014 Shadyside Tigers pitcher Megan Heagney is already known as one of the top hurlers in the Ohio Valley. She hasn’t done anything to dispel those notions. more »»

Pirates Win One, Lose One to Reds

April 16, 2014 CINCINNATI — Mike Leake still thinks of himself as a hitter. He’s even holding a bat on one of his 2014 baseball cards. So far, he’s playing like his picture. more »»

Tribe Among Four Called for Rain

April 16, 2014 DETROIT (AP) — The game between the Cleveland Indians and Detroit Tigers was postponed Tuesday because of bad weathe. more »»

Nailers Name Playoff Squad

April 16, 2014 WHEELING — The Wheeling Nailers have announced their roster for the 2014 Kelly Cup Playoffs. more »»

Malkin Nears Return

April 16, 2014 PITTSBURGH — The Columbus Blue Jackets are the closest NHL team to the Pittsburgh Penguins, at least geographically. The two franchises are separated by 185 miles of highway. more »»

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