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Shelley Moore Dies at 88

September 14, 2014 Former West Virginia first lady Shelley Riley Moore died Saturday in Charleston. The 88-year-old Moore was the wife of former Gov. Arch Moore Jr. more »»


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Shelley Moore Dies at 88

September 14, 2014 Former West Virginia first lady Shelley Riley Moore died Saturday in Charleston. The 88-year-old Moore was the wife of former Gov. Arch Moore Jr. more »»

Fetcko Has Retained Benefits While Suspended

September 14, 2014 WHEELING — Former Ritchie Elementary School guidance counselor Kristyn Fetcko hasn’t collected a paycheck since being suspended from her job early this year after an indictment on drug-related... more »»

Slow Progress Seen in City Recycling Program

September 14, 2014 WHEELING — It appears little has changed since the Oglebay Institute’s Schrader Environmental Center issued a less-than-flattering report on Wheeling’s municipal recycling program more than six year... more »»

SWA Replaces Recycling Bins

September 14, 2014 WHEELING — The Ohio County Solid Waste Authority is making some cost-saving changes to its recycling program, according to Executive Director Tammy Bonar. more »»

Summer Wraps Up With Trio of Festivals

September 14, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — In three very different ways, the Ohio Valley bid the summer festival season goodbye on Saturday with a trip back into time, colorful paint and sternwheel. more »»



September 14, 2014 Luella Glover, 94, of Barberton, OH, formerly of Shirley, departed this life Saturday, September 13, 2014, at the home of her daughter in New Martinsville. more »»


September 14, 2014 George T. Jochum, 81, of McMechen, WV, died peacefully August 25, 2014, in Maryland, after a long illness. He grew up with his brother, Bob Jochum and sisters, Marlene Yahn and the late Joan Burget. more »»


September 14, 2014 Dustin Scott Woodrum, 26, of Woodsfield, Ohio, passed away Tuesday Calling hours 2-8 p.m. Monday, Funeral service 11 a.m. Tuesday at Bauer-Turner Funeral Home, Woodsfield, Ohio. www.bauerturner. more »»


September 14, 2014 Shelley Riley Moore, 88, of Glen Dale, WV, died Saturday, September 13, 2014 at Arthur B. Hodges Center, Charleston, WV. Arrangements pending at Grisell Funeral Home and Crematory, Moundsville. more »»


September 14, 2014 Edith M. Lemasters Culp, 97, of New Martinsville, WV, went to be with her Lord on Friday, September 12, 2014 while at her home. more »»


Businessman Says Downtown Worth the Risk

September 14, 2014 WHEELING — As Glenn Elliott debated whether to take a risk and buy the Professional Building on Market Street, he received some sage advice from a man who had been in Elliott’s shoes a generation ago. more »»

Community Comes Together to Provide New Playground

September 14, 2014 BENWOOD — Nestled between quiet residential areas and small businesses, Ss. James and John school endures as a religious institution in Benwood, with a community rallied behind it. more »»

Salvation Army Dedicates New Beds

September 14, 2014 The Salvation Army in Wheeling held a dedication ceremony recently after receiving 35 new beds for shelter facility. more »»

WLU Honors Faculty, Staff At Opening Convocation

September 14, 2014 WEST LIBERTY — West Liberty University Provost Brian Crawford introduced new faculty and presented employee awards at the annual opening convocation and general faculty meeting held in College Hall. more »»

Officers Help Families Keep Children Safe

September 13, 2014 There’s more to using a car seat than just strapping in the baby. For example, if the seat base is not level, foam pool noodles can be used to prop up one end. more »»

Wheeling's Comprehensive Plan

Download Wheeling's Draft Comprehensive Plan

August 26, 2014 Click the link to view and download the city's draft Comprehensive Plan. more »»

Reaction to Plan Comprehensive

August 26, 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 »»

Review Wheeling Plan Regularly

August 24, 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

August 24, 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 »»

Draft for Comprehensive Plan Out for Public View

August 21, 2014 WHEELING — A draft of Wheeling’s new comprehensive plan is now available for public view, but there’s plenty of work left to do before City Council can vote to adopt i. more »»


Teaching W.Va. Children to Read

September 14, 2014 When children cannot read well, they fail in school and usually, later in life. West Virginia Go. more »»

Keeping Killers From Escaping

September 14, 2014 T.J. Lane, now 19, is among the most notorious convicts being held in Ohio corrections facilities. In 2012, when he was 17, Lane went on a shooting spree at Chardon High School in northeast Ohio. more »»

Consolidation Good, But Maintain Quality

September 14, 2014 West Virginia Board of Education members are considering consolidating some operations of smaller school districts to free up money for use in classrooms instead of central offices. more »»

Capito Merits NRA Support

September 13, 2014 Natalie Tennant just doesn’t get it. She doesn’t get it about coal and affordable electricity. She doesn’t get it about gun control. more »»

Saving Addicts’ Lives in Weirton

September 13, 2014 It is difficult to live in the Northern Panhandle without being aware of the devastation being wrought here by drug abuse. more »»

Local Columns

Campuses Good Places To Hide

September 14, 2014 Put yourself in the shoes of an Islamic terrorist bent on killing Americans here in the homeland. Getting in is no problem, thanks to our porous border. more »»

Senate Debate Should Include Mountain Party, Too

September 14, 2014 I have only met Shelly Moore Capito one time and she was quite pleasant. I hear she does a good job on constituent services, helping citizens with personal political problems. That is commenda. more »»

Registration Open for ‘Zombie Prison Break’ Run/Walk

September 14, 2014 Online registration for the Moundsville Zombie Prison Break 5K Run/Walk will be accepted through Friday. In addition, registration will be held from 7-8 a.m. on Saturday, the date of the event. more »»

Challenge for GOP Is Money

September 13, 2014 Two Northern Panhandle candidates — Pat McGeehan of Chester and Ryan W. Weld of Wellsburg — are key figures in the Republican strategy to take over the West Virginia House of Delegates this fall. more »»

A Long Day And Night

September 13, 2014 As I prepared for the Steelers and Ravens football game to kick off, I sat nervously on the sofa in our living room. I wanted it to be over — not the football game — the day, Sept. 11, 201. more »»


West Virginia Survives

September 14, 2014 By DAVID GINSBURG AP Sports Writer COLLEGE PARK, Md. — West Virginia amassed 694 yards in offense, made 33 first downs, ran 108 plays and got four touchdown passes from Clint Trickett. more »»

Plymouth Hands Harrison First Loss

September 14, 2014 By SETH STASKEY For the News-Register CADIZ — Harrison Central got to 2-0 on the season thanks to a pair of nail-biting victories against Buckeye Trail and Weir. more »»

St. Clairsville Posts Second Straight Shut Out, Tops Crusaders 56-0

September 14, 2014 By ED LOOMAN For the News-Register STEUBENVILLE — Everything that could go wrong for Steubenville Catholic in Saturday night’s game with St. Clairsville did. more »»

Cubs Top Pirates At PNC

September 14, 2014 By JOHN PERROTTO Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Javier Baez is learning, and Saturday was another good day for the touted prospect. more »»

Barrett Leads Buckeyes To Win

September 14, 2014 By RUSTY MILLER AP Sports Writer COLUMBUS, Ohio — Down and disappointed, No. 22 Ohio State needed a lift. A rout of an overmatched opponent couldn’t have come at a better time. J.. more »»

W.Va. News

New conservation area in W.Va. dedicated

September 14, 2014 MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A seven-mile stretch of the Cheat Canyon in northern West Virginia is the state's newest natural conservation area. more »»

WVU sees increase in on-campus alcohol arrests

September 14, 2014 MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia University says it made about 100 more on-campus alcohol related arrests in 2013 compared to the year before. more »»

Feds open inquiry into complaint at W.Va. college

September 14, 2014 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights says Davis & Elkins College is under investigation over its handling of sexual abuse allegations. more »»

Study focuses on W.Va. snowshoe hares, climate

September 14, 2014 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — How quickly can West Virginia's snowshoe hares adapt to a changing... more »»

WVU prof studies issues of female veterans

September 14, 2014 BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — The number of women veterans has doubled in the last decade. more »»

Ohio News

Feds chase treasure hunter turned fugitive

September 15, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — One of the last times anyone ever saw Tommy Thompson, he was walking on the pool deck of a Florida mansion wearing nothing but eye glasses, leather shoes, black socks and... more »»

Correction: Treasure Hunter Fugitive-ABRIDGED

September 15, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In a story Sept. more »»

Correction: Treasure Hunter Fugitive story

September 15, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In a story Sept. more »»

Northeast Ohio city puts police back on the beat

September 14, 2014 CAMPBELL, Ohio (AP) — Police in a northeast Ohio suburb are using old-school methods to combat problems with night-time thefts and break-ins. more »»

Officials beg pastor, strip club owner to end feud

September 14, 2014 COSHOCTON, Ohio (AP) — Officials are pleading for a pastor and an Ohio strip club owner to stop weekly protesting of each other's establishments over a years-long feud. more »»

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