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France Honors Paris Attack Victims

November 28, 2015 PARIS (AP) — A subdued France paid homage Friday to those killed two weeks ago in the attacks that gripped Paris in fear and mourning, honoring each of the 130 dead by name as the president pledged... more »»


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France Honors Paris Attack Victims

November 28, 2015 PARIS (AP) — A subdued France paid homage Friday to those killed two weeks ago in the attacks that gripped Paris in fear and mourning, honoring each of the 130 dead by name as the president pledged... more »»

Airstrikes Hit Syrian Terror Site

November 28, 2015 BEIRUT (AP) — A new wave of airstrikes targeting the Syrian city of Raqqa, the headquarters of the extremist Islamic State group and the focus of an international military campaign, killed at least... more »»

Barnesville Museum Making Christmas Magic

November 28, 2015 BARNESVILLE — All year round, the Belmont County Victorian Mansion Museum helps visitors take a step back in time. more »»

Centre Market Set for Brisk Business

November 28, 2015 WHEELING — Today, those who run specialty stores and boutiques get their chance to shine as part of the sixth-annual Small Business Saturday, as they hope residents remember how vital their... more »»



November 28, 2015 David Craig Freeland, 66, of Wheeling, WV, died Thursday, November 26, 2015 at Ohio Valley Medical Center. He was born August 17, 1949 in Glen Dale, WV, the son of the late Hugh Victor Freeland, J. more »»


November 28, 2015 Kenneth Lemasters, 79, of New Martinsville, WV, died Friday, November 27, 2015, at his home. He was preceded by his son, Mark Lemasters on November 11, 2015. more »»


November 28, 2015 Linda Lou Snyder Orth, 77, of Triadelphia, WV, passed away on Wednesday, November 25, 2015, in Liza’s Place. more »»


November 28, 2015 Ashley N. Strama, 26, of Powhatan Point, Ohio, died Thursday, November 26, 2015. Arrangements are pending at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Elm Grove Chapel, 154 Kruger Street, Wheeling. more »»


November 28, 2015 Eulalia Smith, 78, of Moundsville, W.Va., died Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at Wheeling Hospital. She was born in Moundsville on August 24, 1937, a daughter of the late Kenneth T. and Ruth B. more »»


Proposed Ohio River Bridge Clears Major Hurdle

November 28, 2015 A proposed Ohio River bridge from Wellsburg to Brilliant cleared a major hurdle with the state of Ohio and could be headed to construction bidding next spring or summer. more »»

Shopping Spirits High At Wheeling Highlands on Black Friday

November 28, 2015 Whether they sought a specific item for a loved one or simply searched for special deals, consumers stormed into The Highlands to take part in what’s become an annual tradition — Black Friday... more »»

Wheeling Police Warn Residents About ‘Porch Pirate’ Theft

November 28, 2015 Wheeling police are warning area residents to be on guard against “porch pirates” who comb neighborhoods looking for unprotected package. more »»

Wheeling Foot Chase Ends In Arrest

November 28, 2015 Police arrested a juvenile male for allegedly possessing marijuana with intent to deliver and fleeing after a foot chase on Wheeling Island’s Virginia Street Friday afternoon. Wheeling police Lt. more »»

Man Admits To Trafficking in Ohio Valley

November 28, 2015 A Pittsburgh man admitted in federal court this week that he sold heroin in Ohio and Marshall counties in addition to locations in Ohio. U. S. Attorney William Ihlenfeld said Christopher T. more »»


Local Stores Are Best Bet

November 28, 2015 Few people really enjoy the Christmas shopping routine of trudging from store to store, often battling crowds of others seeking the perfect gifts at good prices. more »»

Bringing Holiday Cheer to Everyone

November 28, 2015 It can be easy during the hustle and bustle of the Christmas season to overlook the fact that for the less fortunate among us, there will be no holiday from need. more »»

Job Expansion Vital for W.Va.

November 27, 2015 Unemployment rates were down in 51 of West Virginia’s 55 counties last month, it was reported this week. more »»

An Unexpected Guest for Dinner

November 27, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — A man draped in an American flag climbed over the fence at the White House on Thursday, prompting a lockdown as the first family celebrated Thanksgiving. more »»


November 27, 2015 Judson “Randy” R. Richards, 70, of Norwalk, CT formerly of New Martinsville, WV died Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at Camden Cark Hospital in Parkersburg, WV. more »»

Local Columns

Dishonesty Pays for Politicians

November 28, 2015 People have voted for political candidates who didn’t tell the truth for as long as there have been elections. more »»

Gaga Over Gadgets

November 28, 2015 I couldn’t help myself. I tried to walk away but my insatiable curiosity got the best of me. more »»

About Refugees, Tourists

November 22, 2015 Americans are supposed to open our arms wide and embrace 20,000 or so refugees from Syria, even though there’s an excellent chance some of them may be terrorist moles. President Barack Obama says so. more »»

Don’t Let W.Va. Go Down Path of Other GOP States

November 22, 2015 Republicans have been crowing about the record number of state legislatures they control lately. The right wing has full control of the statehouse in some 31 states, including West Virginia. more »»

Kindness of Strangers, Democratic Debate and Hygiene

November 22, 2015 The Kindness of Strangers A local Vietnam veteran said he was overwhelmed by a recent gesture of kindness extended to him by a stranger. He said his wife was shopping at a local mall on Veterans Da. more »»


Web First: Miles, Jr. leads West Virginia over San Diego State 72-50

November 28, 2015 LAS VEGAS (AP) — After advancing to the championship game of the Las Vegas Invitational with a semifinal win over Richmond on Thanksgiving night, one would think West Virginia would be elated. more »»

Patriots Clinch Super Six Berth

November 28, 2015 POINT PLEASANT — Wheeling Park is going back home and will be playing for a title. more »»

Wheeling Park’s defense rises up again

November 28, 2015 POINT PLEASANT — If you still believe you have the answer, in reality you don’t understand the question. Wheeling Park’s defense has heard just about everything. more »»

Bellaire Runs Over Bulldogs

November 28, 2015 WOLFHURST — It was over quickly inside the John J. Havlicek Gymnasium Friday night. more »»

Shadyside Shocks Shenandoah, 69-56

November 28, 2015 SHADYSIDE — Sometimes you can start a game too good. Almost. Such was the case for the Shadyside Tigers Friday night in a mutual season opener with Shenandoa. more »»

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