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Study: Abused Children Die as Authorities Fail

December 18, 2014 BUTTE, Montana — At least 786 children died of abuse or neglect in the U.S. more »»


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Study: Abused Children Die as Authorities Fail

December 18, 2014 BUTTE, Montana — At least 786 children died of abuse or neglect in the U.S. more »»

Marshall President Kopp Dies

December 18, 2014 HUNTINGTON (AP) — Stephen J. Kopp, who oversaw $200 million in new buildings and renovations over nearly a decade as president of Marshall University, has died. more »»

Natural Gas Flare Lights Night

December 18, 2014 NEW ATHENS — Although the sun goes down early in December, residents of New Athens now get a constant orange glow through the night because of the natural gas flaring system at a nearby Hess Corp. more »»

New York to Ban Fracking

December 18, 2014 ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York plans to prohibit fracking for natural gas because of what regulators say are its unexplored health risks and dubious economic benefits. more »»

Belardine Admits Probation Violation

December 18, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Matthew Belardine will be sentenced next week after he admitted to violating the probation he has been on for his involvement in the Steubenville rape case. more »»



December 18, 2014 Catherine J. Bauer, 90, of Wheeling, died Wednesday, December 17, 2014, at Peterson, Rehabilitation and Geriatrics Center. more »»


December 18, 2014 Betty Virginia Higgs, 85, of Toronto passed away Tuesday, December 16, 2014. Visitation at 10 a.m. until the 1 p.m. Saturday service at Clarke Funeral Home, Toronto. Burial in Ft. more »»


December 18, 2014 Hazel Santa, 96, of Newark, OH, formerly of Yorkville, OH, died Tuesday, December 16, 2014. Friends received at the Borkoski Funeral Home, Tiltonsville, on Saturday noon until service at 1. more »»


December 18, 2014 Charles E. Berry, 75, of Steubenville, OH, passed away Tuesday, December 9, 2014, in Catherine’s Care Center. more »»


December 18, 2014 Della M. Swann, 89, of Cameron , WV formerly of Follansbee, WV, passed away Thursday December 18 , 2014, at Liza’s Plac. more »»


Residents Hoping to be Home for Christmas

December 18, 2014 After Wild Well Control’s initial attempt to stop the Triad Hunter Utica shale well from continue to leak natural gas failed, residents of about 30 nearby homes are hoping they can permanently go... more »»

Marshall EMS Nets $115K for New Vehicle

December 18, 2014 At the Marshall County Commission meeting Tuesday, a grant from the West Virginia Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety totaling $115,000 completed the funding process for the Office of... more »»

Teacher’s Last Concert Today

December 18, 2014 Music has fulfilled local educator Susan Pettit’s life for as long as she can remember. more »»

Cruiser, City Truck Involved In Accident

December 18, 2014 A Wheeling police cruiser dash camera recorded a crash Wednesday morning involving another cruiser and a Wheeling Sanitation Department pickup truck. West Virginia State Police Cpl. J. E. more »»

Commissioners Review County Infrastructure

December 18, 2014 The Belmont County Commissioners reviewed several ongoing projects during their Wednesday meeting. more »»


Don’t Permit Retaliation

December 18, 2014 When legislators gathered this week to hear from Jim Rubenstein, commissioner of the West Virginia Department of Corrections and deputy cabinet secretary of the state department of Military Affairs... more »»

Spending Measure Loaded With Pork

December 18, 2014 While several dozen members of Congress had specific concerns that prompted them to vote against a $1. more »»

Get Them Out Of College Sooner

December 17, 2014 Liberal politicians who claim education loan interest rates are the most serious bane of college students either didn’t do their homework or aren’t being candid in the interest of pandering to... more »»

Protect Children Of Drug Addicts

December 17, 2014 Perhaps the most heartbreaking aspect of the epidemic of drug abuse is the innocent children it victimizes. more »»

Government Forgives And Forgets Easily

December 17, 2014 It is nothing new that the penalty for malfeasance in federal government often is a promotion. Another example of the practice surfaced this week. more »»

Local Columns

What Does He Think Of W.Va.?

December 14, 2014 One suspects MIT?economist Jonathan Gruber did not advise state officials that West Virginians are stupid. more »»

Show Some Respect for Land of Free, Brave

December 14, 2014 At a time when the media are constantly pointing out social, political and ideological divisions in America, most of us can agree on uniting around the larger meaning of our nation and the... more »»

Writing Class Is Part of ‘Paws for a Cause’ at High School

December 14, 2014 John Marshall High School this year is offering for the first time a professional writing class, and in addition to writing press releases, creating pamphlets, brochures and newsletters, the 17... more »»

Moundsville Gathers for Tree Lighting by Miss West Virginia

December 14, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — City residents were joined by Miss West Virginia Paige Madden last week as the Gold, Khourey and Turak offices celebrated its 12th annual Christmas tree lightin. more »»

Dealership Collecting Gifts For Veterans

December 14, 2014 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Thomas Auto Centers is teaming up to honor local veterans this holiday season. Thomas is accepting donations at the dealership in St. more »»


No. 1 Toppers Rout Malone

December 18, 2014 WEST LIBERTY — Calling C.J. Hester a post player wouldn’t be fair. After all, at 6-foot-4 the senior West Liberty standout is often looking up opposing front lines. more »»

The ‘Luck’ Has Run Out for W. Virginia

December 18, 2014 West Virginia athletics director Oliver Luck is joining the NCAA as executive vice president of regulatory affairs. more »»

Big Red Prevails In a Tri-Match

December 18, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The long night belonged to Steubenville. more »»

Madonna Escapes With Win

December 18, 2014 BELLAIRE — Basketball’s a four-quarter game. And for three quarters, St. John Central played almost well enough to win. more »»

Johnson Wins Moss WR Award

December 18, 2014 SHENANDOAH JUNCTION — James Jett left quite a legacy at Jefferso. more »»

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Ho Hos and To-Do Lists

December 2, 2014 Ho, ho, ho! Mmm... Hostess HoHos. ... Oh man, I’m the hostess for that party next weekend. more »

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