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Job Cuts Are Devastating Blow for Ohio Valley Coal Miners

May 23, 2015 WHEELING — More than 750 local coal miners lost their jobs Friday as Murray Energy Corp. more »»


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Job Cuts Are Devastating Blow for Ohio Valley Coal Miners

May 23, 2015 WHEELING — More than 750 local coal miners lost their jobs Friday as Murray Energy Corp. more »»

Weather Should Be Ideal for Today's Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic

May 23, 2015 WHEELING — With cool temperatures and no rain in the forecast, participants in this morning’s 39th annual Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic should enjoy peak conditions. more »»

Tiny Tots Trot Through Downtown Wheeling

May 23, 2015 WHEELING — With looks of determination on their faces and the desire to win in their hearts, the smallest of this weekend’s racers pounded the pavement during the Ogden Tiny Tot Trot on Friday... more »»

Concert Honors Veterans' Service

May 23, 2015 WHEELING — Multiple generations of bravery and sacrifice were represented during a special concert in honor of military veterans Friday in Wheeling. more »»

Sensitive Info Wound up On Private Server

May 23, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton received information on her private email account about the deadly attack on U.S. more »»



May 23, 2015 Walton E. “Sonny” Smith, Jr., 71, of Jefferson Run Road, Alma, departed this life Thursday, May 21, 2015, in Ohio Valley Medical Center, Wheelin. more »»


May 23, 2015 George William Merritt, 96, of Wheeling, WV, formerly of the Warwood Home for Men, passed away on Thursday, May 21, 2015, at the Country Club Retirement Campus, Bellaire, OH. more »»


May 23, 2015 Thomas C. “Toot” Wilson, 76, of Toronto passed away at his home Tuesday. Visitation 1-4 and 6-9 p.m. Friday and from 10-11 a.m. Saturday at the First Presbyterian Church, Toronto. Service 11 a.m. more »»


May 23, 2015 Roselyn Gallagher, 83, died Friday. Visitation Tuesday 11 a.m. until service 1 p.m. Campbell-Plumly-Milburn Funeral Home, Barnesville. more »»


May 22, 2015 Willie A. Barnhart, 70, of Wellsburg, WV, passed away May 19, 2015, in Wheeling, WV. He was born April 16, 1945, in Wheeling, WV, to the late William and Mary Yost Barnhart and stepmother Norma M. more »»


Planting Seeds For the Future

May 23, 2015 Local conservationists are working to broaden agriculture experiences for Marshall County youth. more »»

Service Set For A ‘Special Guy’

May 23, 2015 One of the Winter Freeze Shelter’s special homeless residents, Carl Feurer, died Thursday at Peterson Rehabilitation Hospital. more »»

Warwood Auto Repair Shop Is Robbed

May 23, 2015 Wheeling police are looking for a man suspected of breaking into and robbing an auto repair business Thursday in Warwood. Police were called to Mountaineer Auto, 1011 Warwood Ave., at about 11:59 p.m. more »»

Police Reports

May 23, 2015 WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT Shoplifting On Thursday, police arrested Darlene Marie Miller, 49, of Wheeling, for allegedly shoplifting from Kroger on Mount de Chantal Road. more »»

Four Arrested in Moundsville For Meth Lab Operation

May 22, 2015 A Wednesday evening investigation uncovered a meth lab on Highland Avenue in Moundsville, where officers arrested four individuals in connection to the operation. more »»


Ogden Classic Is a Team Effort

May 23, 2015 Runners and walkers in today’s Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic and related events have every reason to be proud of themselves. more »»

Expose Waste At Local Level

May 23, 2015 Thanks to whistleblowers and government inspectors general, taxpayers often are alerted when state and federal officials spend our money wastefully. more »»

Track Down All Involved in Rape

May 22, 2015 Local law enforcement officers and officials need no encouragement to track down everyone involved in the crime of which Peggy Sue Hortsman of Barnesville is accused. more »»

Resolve Highway Funding Failure

May 22, 2015 Congress has kicked the proverbial can down the road so many times on one critical issue — highway and bridge funding — that lawmakers’ toes must be getting sor. more »»

Fighting Back Against Scams

May 22, 2015 Americans are very compassionate, charitable people. When someone needs help or a cause such as battling disease is mentioned, we reach for our wallets. more »»

Local Columns

Controversial Ruling Was Right

May 23, 2015 For many years, West Virginia Supreme Court justices were accused of legislating from the bench. more »»

A Time To Reflect

May 23, 2015 I never knew my grandparents. Not even one of them on either side of my parents’ families. I have seen pictures of these folks who came before me, but did not have the pleasure of meeting them. more »»

Profiting From Wild West Virginia

May 17, 2015 Imagine a bobcat suddenly springing through the air, headed straight for your face. A Wetzel County hunter had the experience a few days ago, and he can prove i. more »»

Why Can’t We Abandon Groupthink, Embrace Future?

May 17, 2015 Have you ever looked at the twisted view of history in the texts at these fundamentalist, Christian conservative schools that are evolving throughout the Valley? The texts’ authors are reluctant t... more »»

We Should Honor Women Throughout the Year

May 17, 2015 I know that Mother’s Day was last week, yet I feel it necessary to start a movement that turns Mother’s Day from a one day of the year in May to an everyday holiday. more »»


Martins Ferry's Robinson Nets Personal Record at Ogden Mile

May 23, 2015 WHEELING — Going into Friday’s Ogden Mile, Martins Ferry’s Cedric Robinson was feeling rather nervous. He thought that Colin Gundling, who won the race the past two years was going to race. more »»

Cummings, Wheeling Park Fare Well at State Track Meet in Charleston

May 23, 2015 CHARLESTON — Wheeling Park hurdler Richard Cummings leads the Class AAA qualifiers in the 110s (15. more »»

Bellaire Boys Claim District Track in St. Clairsville

May 23, 2015 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — The Bellaire boys came up just short in the chase for the coveted Ohio Valley Athletic Conference championship earlier this month. Their wait for hardware ended Friday. more »»

Goodell Will Not Recuse Himself From Brady Case

May 23, 2015 NEW YORK — Roger Goodell will hear Tom Brady’s appeal of his four-game suspension for his role in the deflated footballs scandal. more »»

Cole Propels Pittsburgh Past New York Mets

May 23, 2015 PITTSBURGH — Gerrit Cole struck out 10 over 8 1-3 dominant innings to outduel New York Mets rookie Noah Syndergaard and lift the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 4-1 win Friday night. more »»

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My Hole-y Life

May 4, 2015 For months we have seen the wrath that winter has taken on our roads and hillsides. The constant freeze and thaw of winter wreaked havoc, creating craters in roads. more »

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