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Ohio County Schools Superintendent Dianna Vargo Wants To Set The Record Straight

February 13, 2016 WHEELING — Ohio County Schools Superintendent Dianna Vargo did not know a majority of board of education members planned to seek another superintendent until the moment they voted not to renew her... more »»

 
 
 

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Ohio County Schools Superintendent Dianna Vargo Wants To Set The Record Straight

February 13, 2016 WHEELING — Ohio County Schools Superintendent Dianna Vargo did not know a majority of board of education members planned to seek another superintendent until the moment they voted not to renew her... more »»

West Virginia Lawmakers Override Gov. Early Ray Tomblin's Right to Work Veto

February 13, 2016 CHARLESTON (AP) — West Virginia, a suffering coal mining state shaped by the sometimes-bloody history of its organized labor, is set to become the 26th state with a so-called right-to-work law. more »»

Steubenville Councilman Resigns After Two Months

February 13, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — Less than two months into his term, Steubenville Councilman John Lelless has resigned, criticizing council’s process in hiring soon-to-be City Manager James Mavromatis. more »»

Wheeling Area Chamber of Commerce Home and Garden Show Runs Through Sunday

February 13, 2016 WHEELING — The odor of wood stain inside WesBanco Arena this weekend means one thing: It’s time for the Wheeling Area Chamber of Commerce Home and Garden Sho. more »»

Heroin Overdose Drug Offered Without Prescription in Ohio

February 13, 2016 CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio-based grocery chain Kroger Co. more »»

Obituaries

BILL ALLENBY

February 13, 2016 Charles W. “Bill” Allenby, 63, of Wheeling, W.Va., passed away, Tuesday, February 9, 2016, in Columbus, Ohio. Bill was born October 5, 1952 in Wheeling, a son of the late Donald R. and Mary L. more »»

GARY MARTIN

February 13, 2016 Gary E. Martin, 64, of Adena, OH, died Thursday. Private arrangements are being handled by Borkoski Funeral Home, Adena. more »»

PAUL SANDERS

February 13, 2016 Paul Wade Sanders, 84, of Washington, died Thursday, February 11, 2016, in the Washington Hospital. He was born December 27, 1931, in Washington, a son of the late Paul F. and Anna Miller Sanders. Mr. more »»

CHARLES HAWKINS

February 13, 2016 Charles H. “Hawk” Hawkins, 77, of Lake Wales, Florida passed away Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at his residence. more »»

WILLIAM BREYER

February 13, 2016 William “Bill” C. Breyer, 92, of Wheeling, passed away Friday, February 12, 2016, in Peterson Rehab Center. Arrangements are in the care of Altmeyer Funeral Homes, 154 Kruger Street. more »»

Community

High Speed Pursuit Through Belmont, Ohio and Marshall counties Ends in Woman’s Arrest

February 13, 2016 Ohio County deputies arrested a Glen Easton woman Thursday after she allegedly led police on a high-speed chase through Belmont, Ohio and Marshall counties. more »»

West Liberty Is Sharing the Love With Wheeling Hospital

February 13, 2016 Students in West Liberty University’s physician assistant program are sharing some Valentine’s Day love with area patients undergoing cancer treatment. more »»

Wheeling Park Students Welcome Reverend Cummings

February 13, 2016 Wheeling Park High School celebrated Black History Month this week by welcoming a well-known local speaker. The Rev. Darrell W. more »»

Former Marshall County Sheriff Gruzinskas Seeks Commission Seat

February 13, 2016 Former Marshall County Sheriff John Gruzinskas will seek a seat on the county commission this yea. more »»

Harrison County Foster Care Program Receives $75K In Additional Funds

February 13, 2016 In Harrison County, 24 children are currently displaced from their parents due to a variety of problems. more »»

Editorials

Keep Electricity Prices Affordable

February 13, 2016 “I won,” President Barack Obama reminded a group of Republican leaders seven years ago as he was pushing hundreds of billions of dollars in “stimulus” spending through Congress. more »»

Cutting Unneeded Red Tape in W.Va.

February 13, 2016 With even looking at it, a state rule for “conduct of tree fruit industries self-improvement assessment program referendums” seems unnecessary. more »»

Solving Teacher Shortage Problem

February 13, 2016 Students in Mountain State public schools deserve the best teachers taxpayers can afford. Many probably are not getting them. more »»

Don’t Create New Burden for Drillers

February 13, 2016 Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s old proposal to increase severance taxes on natural gas and oil has come up again. It would be difficult to pick a worse time to try again on it. more »»

Local Columns

More Corners to Turn in W.Va.

February 13, 2016 We West Virginians have many corners to turn before we become a state young people don’t leave to find opportunities for better lives. more »»

Just Feel The Love

February 13, 2016 Love doesn’t always come packaged in a red heart-shaped box of chocolates, nor in a vase of yellow roses. more »»

Lawmakers Have Power On Schools

February 7, 2016 You knew it was bound to come up: Some critics of the West Virginia Legislature’s tinkering with public schools say what lawmakers are doing is unconstitutional. Wrong. more »»

Our Priorities May Be Just a Bit Out of Line

February 7, 2016 The character of Gordon Gekko in the movie “Wall Street” is most famous for his “Greed is Good” speech. more »»

Moundsville Exploring Options on Four Seasons Pool

February 7, 2016 Now that Moundsville City Council has received a renovation feasibility study to determine the condition of not only the existing heating and de-humidification system of Four Seasons Pool, but the... more »»

Sports

Wheeling Central Maroon Knights Down Charleston Catholic

February 13, 2016 By KYLE LUTZ Staff Writer WHEELING — Wheeling Central’s two runs were the difference in Friday night’s game. more »»

Steubenville Pours It On Wheeling Park

February 13, 2016 By SHAWN RINE Sports Editor WHEELING — Still smarting from a 37-point loss the night before, Coach Mike Haney’s Steubenville boys came to the Palace on the Hill on Friday night with bad intentions. more »»

NASCAR’s New System Shuts Out Wood Brothers

February 13, 2016 By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer DAYTONA BEACH, Fl. more »»

Bellaire subdues Monroe Central, 59-45

February 13, 2016 By SETH STASKEY For The Intelligencer BELLAIRE — It’s been a rough few days for the Bellaire basketball team. more »»

Steph Curry Returns to Toronto at Height of His Power

February 13, 2016 By JON KRAWCZYNSKI AP Basketball Writer TORONTO — When the Toronto Raptors signed Dell Curry in 1999 to provide some shooting on the perimeter, they also acquired two young children in the deal that... more »»

 
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