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Power Bills To Get Higher

May 27, 2015 WHEELING — An average residential American Electric Power customer in West Virginia should expect his or her next monthly bill to be about $14. more »»


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Power Bills To Get Higher

May 27, 2015 WHEELING — An average residential American Electric Power customer in West Virginia should expect his or her next monthly bill to be about $14. more »»

Manchin Optimistic On Bill Targeting EPA Regs

May 27, 2015 WHEELING — Although it will be too late to help hundreds of local coal miners affected by Murray Energy’s announcement last week it will eliminate nearly a quarter of its work force, Sen. more »»

Senator Visits Local YWCA

May 27, 2015 WHEELING — The opening of a dozen transitional apartment units for domestic violence victims and women recently released from prison is about two weeks away, according to Wheeling YWCA Executive... more »»

Town Hall Mulls Treatment, Prevention to Fight Drugs

May 27, 2015 WHEELING — The need for treatment, rehabilitation and prevention to combat West Virginia’s drug abuse epidemic was cited repeatedly by speakers Tuesday at a town hall-style meeting facilitated by Sen. more »»

Grocery Shoppers’ Carts to Remain Empty in Benwood

May 27, 2015 BENWOOD — The city’s latest attempt to get a grocery store proved unsuccessful, but another industrial business is expected to soon locate in Benwood. more »»



May 27, 2015 Pansy Harker, 63, of Hookstown, PA, passed away Tuesday, May 26, 2015. No visitation. Arrangements have been entrusted to Steel & Wolfe Inc., Weirton, WV. more »»


May 27, 2015 Virginia M. (Runco) “Jean” Cosentino, 82, of Yorkville passed away on Monday, May 25, 2015, at Trinity Hospital in Steubenville. more »»


May 27, 2015 Darlene Ann King McMannis, 78, of Wheeling, WV, passed away on Monday, May 25, 2015, in Wheeling Hospital. She was born in Wheeling, WV, on August 16, 1936, daughter of the late Mildred Stone King. more »»


May 27, 2015 George Robinson Waddell, 88, of St. Clairsville, OH. more »»


May 27, 2015 Ann V. Lewis, age 85, of Glen Dale, WV, died Sunday, May 24, 2015 in Wheeling Hospital Medical Park, Wheeling, WV. more »»


Holiday Causes Havoc for Moundsville Sheriff’s Dept.

May 27, 2015 A recurring event near Whetstone Creek led the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department respond to an abnormally high number of calls, largely regarding accidents and intoxication calls to the ATV outin... more »»

Barnesville's Olney School Focusing On STEM Education

May 27, 2015 Olney Friends School is a study in contrasts. It’s been in existence since 1837, yet it features such technology as a state-of-the-art 3-D printer. more »»

Oak View Conflict Ongoing in Moundsville

May 27, 2015 Marshall County administrators have continued to side with neighbors and opponents of a proposed housing project near Moundsville, which has failed to gain the support of the Marshall County Plannin... more »»

Bridgeport Man Admits to Soliciting a Minor

May 27, 2015 A Bridgeport man admitted Tuesday to soliciting a 15-year-old girl through a social media website. more »»

Three Facing Domestic Battery Charges After Holiday in Wheeling

May 27, 2015 Two Wheeling men and a man from Columbus, Ohio, are facing domestic battery charges as a result of weekend arrests. Wheeling police arrested Patrick Andrew Naples, 49, 2513 Lincoln Ave. more »»


Making Roads Safer in Ohio

May 27, 2015 “Distracted driving” by those using cell phones —often for texting or other activities requiring them to take one or both hands off the wheel — causes a substantial number of traffic accident. more »»

Veterans Agency Sets Waste Record

May 27, 2015 There are several possible reasons why a Department of Veterans Affairs hospital being built in Aurora, Colo., is being termed the biggest construction boondoggle in the agency’s history. more »»

Repairing Pool In McMechen

May 27, 2015 Especially in riverfront communities, public swimming pools are more than nice recreational offerings. more »»

New, More Realistic Iraq Plan Needed

May 27, 2015 Defense Secretary Ashton Carter’s assessment of why the Islamic State terrorist army took Ramadi — “the Iraqi forces just showed no will to fight” —probably destroyed his popularity in Baghdad. more »»

Lawmakers Right About Energy

May 26, 2015 A wind- and solar-energy advocacy group released a report last week claiming Ohio’s freeze of renewable energy and energy efficiency standards is damaging the industry. more »»

Local Columns

Plan Will Use Antiquated Rules to Hamper Internet

May 26, 2015 Those of a certain age can easily remember the telephone in our parents’ or grandparents’ homes — it was black and it had a rotary dialer and a short cord so you could never have a private... more »»

U.S. Energy Policy Makes No Sense

May 24, 2015 How crazy is U.S. energy policy? Try this: More than one-fourth of the oil we use in this country comes from other nations. more »»

Wheeling Man’s Warnings About Vietnam Ignored

May 24, 2015 On this Memorial Day, let me share a true revelation about that totally unnecessary and disastrous fiasco in Vietnam and a man who called it correctl. more »»

Plans Being Made for Four Seasons Pool Improvements

May 24, 2015 The Four Seasons Pool is in need of a major renovation and the Moundsville Parks and Recreation Board and city council will be asking the citizens for ideas and suggestions to improve the conditions... more »»

Controversial Ruling Was Right

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


FC Wheeling United U-13 Has Turned the Corner

May 27, 2015 WHEELING — An area soccer team has taken a big step. This June the FC Wheeling United Girls Under-13 team will head to Barboursville to participate in the 2015 Youth Soccer Region One Championship. more »»

A Big Day Is in Store for Ohio Valley Schools

May 27, 2015 WHEELING — As the school year winds down and some graduations have already taken place around the valley, other student-athletes are still representing their high schools and hope to continue to do... more »»

Porter, Oak Glen Get Regional Final in New Manchester

May 27, 2015 SPENCER — Oak Glen took advantage of a couple of Roane County sixth-inning errors Tuesday night to score a run and punch its ticket to the Region One championship game by a 1-0 score at Leo Hines... more »»

Wheeling Bando Club Takes Maxwell Cup

May 27, 2015 TRIADELPHIA — The Wheeling Bando Club successfully played host to the 2015 Memorial Day Tournament over the weekend. more »»

Cleveland Advances to NBA Finals

May 27, 2015 CLEVELAND — LeBron James scored 23 points, Kyrie Irving returned after missing two games and the Cleveland Cavaliers reserved a spot in the NBA Finals with a 118-88 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on... 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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