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More Than 800 Cast Early Votes

October 23, 2014 WHEELING — More than 800 people cast ballots in the Northern Panhandle on Wednesday during the first day of early voting in West Virginia. more »»


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More Than 800 Cast Early Votes

October 23, 2014 WHEELING — More than 800 people cast ballots in the Northern Panhandle on Wednesday during the first day of early voting in West Virginia. more »»

Driller Sells For $13,000 Per Acre

October 23, 2014 WHEELING — Some of the lease contracts Chesapeake Energy acquired for Marcellus and Utica shale drilling paid mineral owners as little as $5 per acre, but the Oklahoma City-based firm last week sold... more »»

OVMC Joins Ohio State’s James Cancer Network

October 23, 2014 WHEELING — As chairwoman of Ohio Valley Medical Center’s board of directors, Kristine Molnar had reason enough to be excited about the hospital’s partnership with Ohio State University’s Wexner... more »»

Tiny Increase For Social Security

October 23, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Come January, nearly 60 million Social Security recipients will get benefit increases averaging $20 a month, the third straight year of historically small pay hikes. The . more »»

No Trick: Football Bumps Halloween

October 23, 2014 CHARLESTON (AP) — When Halloween falls on a Friday in communities where high school football is king, it’s time to reschedule the holiday. more »»



October 23, 2014 Florence Irene (Caldwell) Poling Popeck, 91, of Weirton died Friday. Service Saturday 3 p.m., Chapel Hill Wesleyan Church, Weirton. more »»


October 23, 2014 Frank Lubic, 89, of Wheeling, W.Va., passed away Tuesday, October 21, 2014. Frank was born May 24, 1925, in Wheeling, son of the late George and Barbara (Draclin) Lubic. more »»


October 23, 2014 Jerry Saseen, 84, of Wheeling, died Tuesday, October 21, 2014, at Wheeling Hospital. He was born July 9, 1930, in Wheeling. Jerry worked for the U.. more »»


October 23, 2014 Myrna M. Besozzi, 79, of Wolfhurst, died Wednesday, October 22, 2014, at East Ohio Regional Hospital Martins Ferry. more »»


October 23, 2014 Mildred Elizabeth Manners Amend, 100, of Wheeling, W.Va., passed away on Tuesday, October 21, 2014, at Good Shepherd Nursing Home. She was born on October 2, 1914, in Wheeling, W.V. more »»


Commission OK’s New Sheriff’s Vehicles

October 23, 2014 Ohio County commissioners Wednesday approved the bids for the purchase of two vehicles for the sheriff’s department. more »»

Council Mulls Future Financial Options

October 23, 2014 City Council members and City Manager Tim Boland indicated Tuesday night they are prepared to look at future staffing in the police and fire department. more »»

County Gets $100K Life Safety Grant

October 23, 2014 Ohio County has received approval of a $100,000 grant from the West Virginia Courthouse Facilities Improvement Authority that will go toward $400,000 in fire safety improvements at the City-County... more »»

Two Vie for Open Marshall County Commission Seat

October 23, 2014 Editor’s note: Due to an error in the original version of this story that ran Oct. 21, it is being reprinted in its entiret. more »»

Meth Cook Facing A Decade in Prison

October 23, 2014 Following an incident early in 2014, Donovan Borders of Moundsville was first burned by the meth he produced, and now faces up to 10 years from it. more »»

Wheeling's Comprehensive Plan

Download Wheeling's Draft Comprehensive Plan

September 21, 2014 Click the link to view and download the city's draft Comprehensive Plan. more »»

Updated Zoning Codes High on Priority List

September 21, 2014 WHEELING — The new comprehensive plan being developed in Wheeling may ask city leaders to take a fresh look at the way they view downtown development. more »»

Review Wheeling Plan Regularly

September 15, 2014 Several points in the proposed new comprehensive plan for Wheeling are sensible. If anything, attention to them is overdue. more »»

Plan Focuses on Quality, Not Quantity

September 15, 2014 WHEELING — It’s not your grandfather’s Wheeling anymore. And that’s not necessarily a bad thing, according to a draft of the city’s new comprehensive plan. more »»

Reaction to Plan Comprehensive

September 15, 2014 WHEELING — The public got a chance Monday to take a closer look at city leaders’ vision for the next decade during a pair of meetings on the recently released draft of the city’s new comprehensive... more »»


Libertarian Ideas Merit Discussion

October 23, 2014 Three of the five candidates for the U.S. Senate from West Virginia are under no illusions about winning the election. They know they have no chance of prevailing. Rep. Shelley Capito, R-W.Va. more »»

Balancing Budget In Steubenville

October 23, 2014 Steubenville officials’ reluctance to increase taxes on city residents and businesses is laudable. more »»

Take Advantage Of Early Voting

October 22, 2014 Only about one-third of West Virginia’s registered voters will cast ballots in the Nov. 4 election, according to some predictions. more »»

Learn What Went Wrong at the CDC

October 22, 2014 When public health threats surface, many Americans, including health care professionals, turn to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. CDC officials are the experts, after al. more »»

Changing Minds Concerning Coal

October 22, 2014 Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., has a well-deserved reputation as a conciliator, eager and often able to make political opponents understand his positions and sometimes agree with them. more »»

Local Columns

Don’t Shed Any Tears For the CDC

October 19, 2014 Would it surprise you to learn that one of the functions of the Centers for Disease Control is to prevent “teen dating violence”? The CDC also battles bullying. more »»

Pouring Ice Water on ‘Awareness’ Campaigns

October 19, 2014 Americans have long been vulnerable to fads, those odd behaviors that suddenly become all the rage. more »»

A Different Type of Scenery, Rain, and Deep Freeze

October 19, 2014 Editor’s note: Reporters are constantly surveying their surroundings, and in doing so often turn up many tidbits of news that don’t make it into the daily newspape. more »»

Legionnaire C. William Harris Being Honored in Cameron

October 19, 2014 Although C. William Harris has never lived in the city of Cameron, the name Bill Harris has been synonymous with that community for many years. more »»

Government Mistrust Is Epidemic

October 18, 2014 By Friday, nearly 30 countries had established bans on travel to and from the three countries — Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea — hit hardest by the Ebola outbreak. more »»


Page to See Playing Time at Next Level

October 23, 2014 By DORSEY KINDLER Staff Writer LATHAM, N.Y. — Bridgeport native Jimmy Page will likely see playing time as a true freshman this season at Division-I Siena Colleg. more »»

Patriots Advance To Regionals

October 23, 2014 By KYLE LUTZ Staff Writer WELLSBURG— After facing off the first time of the season, both coaches knew that there were going to be one or two matches down the road. They were righ. more »»

Trickett Happy Father Is Fine

October 23, 2014 By TONY VIOLA Staff Writer MORGANTOWN — Clint Trickett was ecstatic. more »»

Donatelli Spent ‘Down’ Time With Team USA

October 23, 2014 By SHAWN RINE Sports Editor WHEELING — Down time is sort of an oxymoron as it pertains to hockey coaches, particularly ones at the ECHL level. more »»

Pens Fall To Flyers

October 23, 2014 By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH — R.J. more »»

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