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PILOT Approved For Takeoff, 2-1

August 20, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — After receiving additional information and assurances from Moundsville Power officials following a Monday special meeting, Marshall County commissioners proceeded Tuesday to approve th... more »»

 
 
 

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PILOT Approved For Takeoff, 2-1

August 20, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — After receiving additional information and assurances from Moundsville Power officials following a Monday special meeting, Marshall County commissioners proceeded Tuesday to approve th... more »»

Sheriff: Valley Drug Use Is ‘Exploding’

August 20, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — In order to combat growing drug use in West Virginia, U.S. Rep. more »»

Benwood Is End Of The Pipeline

August 20, 2014 BENWOOD — GreenHunter Resources’ planned pipeline system to transport water, drilling waste and hydrocarbons from southwestern Pennsylvania to the Ohio River will end in or near Benwood, company... more »»

Time Up For $1M Lottery Ticket

August 20, 2014 WHEELING — Only by playing the lottery can the numbers 36, 44, 49, 52 and 57 equal 1 million. more »»

Cops Get Info on Meth Ingredient Tracking

August 20, 2014 A tracking system being used to battle the meth problem in the Ohio Valley is working, and is also setting trends for its success rate, officials said Tuesday. more »»

Obituaries

JULIAN MILLER

August 20, 2014 Julian Nicholas “Jude” Miller, 89, of Proctor, WV, died Monday, August 18, 2014 in Wetzel County Hospital, New Martinsville, W. more »»

SUSAN ELDER

August 20, 2014 Susan K. Hawk Elder, 67, of Wheeling, formerly of Doddridge County and Moundsville, WV, died Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at Ohio Valley Medical Center, Wheeling, WV. more »»

BETTY LOFTON

August 20, 2014 Betty June Flowers Lofton, 93, of Bethlehem, WV, passed Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at the Good Shepherd Nursing Home, Wheeling, WV. more »»

TADEN SIBURT

August 20, 2014 Taden Wayne Siburt, 2, of Wheeling, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, August 16, 2014 in Moundsville as the result of an accident. more »»

THOMAS DOBBS

August 20, 2014 Thomas “Tom” L. Dobbs, 69, of Linden Ave., Moundsville, WV, passed away Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at OVMC. He was born May 12, 1945 in Wheeling, WV, the son of the late Chester H. more »»

Community

City Awaits Word on Home Rule Program

August 20, 2014 Mayor Eugene Saunders believes officials made a compelling case to be one of the 16 cities admitted to the Municipal Home Rule Pilot Program during their Aug. 11 presentation in Wheelin. more »»

River Search Begins For Suspect’s Gun

August 20, 2014 Thirty feet under the Ohio River’s surface makes for a pretty creepy scuba diving experience. Just ask Wheeling Police Lt. Phil Redford and his diving team. more »»

Project Moving, Community Quiet In Woodsdale

August 20, 2014 Equipment is moving dirt on the hillside above Woodsdale and Bethany Pike, but the activity wasn’t enough to bring out residents to a community meeting at Woodsdale Elementary School on Tuesda. more »»

More Than 30 Seek Wheeling Finance Director Vacancy

August 20, 2014 Wheeling has received resumes from more than 30 people interested in the city’s soon-to-be-vacant finance director position, according to City Manager Robert Herron. more »»

Weaver Named to WVU Foundation Board

August 20, 2014 The West Virginia University Foundation board elected five new directors at its annual meeting held earlier this month. ? George S. Weaver III of Lancaster, Pa. more »»

Editorials

JULIAN MILLER

August 20, 2014 Julian Nicholas “Jude” Miller, 89, of Proctor, WV, died Monday, August 18, 2014 in Wetzel County Hospital, New Martinsville, W. more »»

Giving Track Racing Flexibility

August 20, 2014 Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort in Chester remains a profitable business, but a substantial dropoff in revenue has prompted company officials to look for ways to cut costs. more »»

SUSAN ELDER

August 20, 2014 Susan K. Hawk Elder, 67, of Wheeling, formerly of Doddridge County and Moundsville, WV, died Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at Ohio Valley Medical Center, Wheeling, WV. more »»

Dumping Drilling Mud in Landfills

August 20, 2014 Local and state officials are right to be cautious about West Virginia landfills accepting “drilling mud” from the gas and oil industry. more »»

BETTY LOFTON

August 20, 2014 Betty June Flowers Lofton, 93, of Bethlehem, WV, passed Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at the Good Shepherd Nursing Home, Wheeling, WV. more »»

Local Columns

Keep True Monsters Behind Bars

August 17, 2014 Many years ago a county jail inmate telephoned me to insist I write a story about his civil rights being violated. more »»

Fighting Back Against President’s War on Coal

August 17, 2014 Since coming to Congress in 2011, I’ve been a leading voice against the harmful impacts of President Obama’s War on Coal. more »»

Helping Heroes In Moundsville

August 17, 2014 Jeremy Harrison, the founder of Helping Heroes in Moundsville, is a person who works on behalf of his fellow military veterans. more »»

Teachers, Doctors, the Military Are Noble Professions

August 17, 2014 I know I am stepping on shaky ground, but I have reached a point in my life where I feel free in voicing my opinion. more »»

Challenging the Darkness Instead of Surrendering

August 17, 2014 Last week we heard the sad news of a comedic genius’ death in the person of Robin Williams. more »»

Sports

Working Out the Kinks

August 19, 2014 By DALE GRDNIC Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers have done a good job with their no-huddle offense so far this preseason. more »»

Braves Down Buccos at PNC

August 19, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Ervin Santana said “everything” was off when he took the mound Monday. No matter. His Atlanta Braves teammates gave him a six-run lead before he threw a pitch. more »»

Manziel Struggles as Cleveland Falls

August 19, 2014 By JOSEPH WHITE AP Sports Writer LANDOVER, Md. — Johnny Manziel and Brian Hoyer didn’t make Mike Pettine’s decision any easier. Good luck picking a starting quarterback after this mess, Coach. more »»

Buckeyes Completely Rebuilding Secondary

August 19, 2014 By RUSTY MILLER AP Sports Writer COLUMBUS, Ohio — Urban Meyer wasn’t just unhappy with his pass defense after last season. more »»

Cap Limit Could Be Strongest Argument

August 19, 2014 By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA’s best argument against the Ed O’Bannon ruling may be the financial limits imposed by U.S. more »»

W.Va. News

Romney stumps for GOP hopefuls in West Virginia

August 19, 2014 BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — Mitt Romney bashed President Obama in West Virginia coal country Tuesday to stir up support for three Republican hopefuls as the GOP seeks to win a U. more »»

$1 million Powerball ticket goes unclaimed

August 19, 2014 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Powerball ticket sold in West Virginia that was worth $1 million from the Feb. more »»

$1 million Powerball ticket from goes unclaimed

August 19, 2014 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Powerball ticket sold in West Virginia that was worth $1 million from the Feb. more »»

Billionaire to pay $1.5M fine for Kentucky mines

August 19, 2014 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — West Virginia billionaire Jim Justice has reached a $1. more »»

Ohio News

Stretch of Ohio River reopens after fuel oil spill

August 19, 2014 CINCINNATI (AP) — A 15-mile section of the Ohio River closed for cleanup after a fuel oil spill has reopened to river traffic, with some restrictions. more »»

1 person hurt in small aircraft crash in SW Ohio

August 19, 2014 BETHEL, Ohio (AP) — A small aircraft has crashed in southwest Ohio, injuring one person who was flown from the scene to a Cincinnati hospital. more »»

Ohio university accused of housing discrimination

August 19, 2014 KENT, Ohio (AP) — Government officials are accusing Ohio's Kent State University of housing discrimination, alleging it refused to let a student with disabilities keep a dog as an emotional support... more »»

Couple stabbed at Ohio home; adult son charged

August 19, 2014 WESTLAKE, Ohio (AP) — A 22-year-old man suspected of stabbing his parents at their suburban Cleveland home has been charged with felonious assault. more »»

Attorney blasts fatal police shooting at Wal-Mart

August 19, 2014 CINCINNATI (AP) — An attorney for the family of a man fatally shot by police at an Ohio Wal-Mart says surveillance video shows he "was killed without justification or... more »»

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Sitting On The Porch

August 12, 2014 Tracy Lawrence once sang, "If the world had a front porch like we did back then ... We'd still have our problems, but we'd all be friends. more »

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