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Shoppers Going Strong

November 28, 2014 Compiled by Staff WHEELING — Switching gears from stuffing turkeys to stuffing shopping carts, retail bargain-seekers everywhere got up before the sun today to take part in the annual... more »»

 
 
 

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Shoppers Going Strong

November 28, 2014 Compiled by Staff WHEELING — Switching gears from stuffing turkeys to stuffing shopping carts, retail bargain-seekers everywhere got up before the sun today to take part in the annual... more »»

Burglary Crimes Mar Holiday

November 28, 2014 WHEELING — One burglar who entered a Mozart home Wednesday tidied the place before leaving, while another left muddy footprints throughout an Elm Grove residence on Thursday. more »»

Annual Basketball Preview Inside

November 28, 2014 WHEELING — Just like football season, there are Ohio Valley sports fans who treat today as though it’s a holiday. more »»

Ormet Has New Tenants

November 28, 2014 HANNIBAL — By auctioning aluminum pots from the former Ormet Corp. site earlier this month, new owner Eric J. more »»

Obituaries

AGNES KOBASKO

November 28, 2014 Agnes Delach Kobasko, 97, resident of Wheeling, WV, died Wednesday, November 26, 2014, at Peterson Rehabilitation Hospital and Geriatric Center. more »»

Death Notice

November 28, 2014 KATHRYN BURNS On Monday, November 24, 2014, KATHRYN “KATE” BONDO BURNS. Friends received at the Kepner Funeral Home in Elm Grove (304-242-2311) from 11 a.m. until the time of service at 2 p.m. more »»

MARY BULAVA

November 28, 2014 Mary J. Bulava, 89, of Wheeling, WV, died Monday, November 24, 2014, at Good Shepherd Nursing Home. more »»

MICHAEL WARZINSKI

November 27, 2014 Michael Warzinski, 56, of Weirton passed away Tuesday. Private visitation and funeral services will be held at Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home in Weirton. more »»

MARY DORSEY

November 27, 2014 Mary Clara Dorsey, 62, of Barnesville, OH, passed Monday. Friends received Monday from 10 a.m. until Noon service at Wilson Funeral Home, Brookside. Interment private. more »»

Community

Light-Up Warwood Night Planned for Tuesday

November 28, 2014 The fifth annual Light-Up Warwood Night will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday sponsored by the Warwood Lions Club. The Christmas tree and lighted displays will be turned on to begin the holiday seaso. more »»

Crime Wave Vexes City Police Force

November 28, 2014 Following a series of vandalism, break-ins, thefts and other crimes earlier this week, Moundsville police continue to search for suspects and motives. According to police detective Sgt. more »»

Firefighters Train For Oil, Gas Disasters

November 28, 2014 As the Ohio Department of Natural Resources continues to issue permits for Utica and Marcellus shale oil and natural gas drilling, firefighters and emergency responders across the region realize the... more »»

Tyler BOE Members Vote To Fire Convicted Teacher

November 28, 2014 Following a two-hour executive session, the Tyler County Board of Education voted unanimously this week to terminate the employment of Gina Crawford, a fifth grade teacher at Sistersville Elementary... more »»

Assembly Welcomes Buckeye Local Teens

November 27, 2014 Students and faculty at Buckeye Local High School have something special for which to be thankful this holiday season. For the first time since Sept. more »»

Editorials

End Ohio Limit On Rape Cases

November 28, 2014 If you manage to elude police for long enough after you rape someone in Ohio, you can get away with it. That is the law — but it should not be so. more »»

Hitting Terrorists Before They Hit Us

November 28, 2014 Islamic terrorists who had been holding eight people hostage in Yemen probably were feeling fairly smug about themselves earlier this month. more »»

End ‘Trust Us’ EPA Mandates

November 28, 2014 For many years, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has gotten away with forcing expensive new regulations on Americans by telling us, in effect, “trust us.” Incredibly, we have done just that. more »»

Don’t Repeat Errors That Led to Recession

November 28, 2014 Among several reports on the economy released this week was one indicating sales of new homes were up slightly in October, compared to the previous year. Good news, right? Let’s hope so. more »»

Reflecting on Life In the United States

November 27, 2014 We Americans set aside just one day in the year to give thanks for our many blessings. It hardly seems enough. No other people are as prosperous as American. more »»

Local Columns

Homework, Homework ... Should We Give Them a Break?

November 28, 2014 Students have complained about homework for many years, but what about parents? While some parents welcome homework because they can keep abreast of what their children are doing and learning, other... more »»

What’s Good For The Goose...

November 23, 2014 Apparently, West Virginians really like the Boy Scouts. But what about the Girl Scouts, 4-H, volunteer fire departments, people who feed the poor during holiday season, churches, etc.? On Nov. more »»

Live Your Life So You Won’t Have Any Regrets

November 23, 2014 As we come to another Thanksgiving season, I would like to share some stories that have meant much to me in the past and others that told me they have enjoye. more »»

Curbing Drugs; Classrooms on Ice; and a Reunion

November 23, 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 »»

Russian Flag Flying Over Moundsville Part of Movie Filming

November 23, 2014 If you happened to have seen a Russian flag flying at the front entrance of the former West Virginia Penitentiary in Moundsville this past week, you probably wondered what it was doing there. more »»

Sports

Sherman Guides Seahawks to Win

November 28, 2014 SANTA CLARA, Calif. more »»

Johnson Shines In Detroit’s Win Against Bears

November 28, 2014 By By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer DETROIT — After a week of questions about his limited production of late, Calvin Johnson lifted Detroit’s offense with an emphatic reminder that he’s still one o... more »»

Eagles Hammer Cowboys

November 28, 2014 By By SCHUYLER DIXON AP Sports Writer ARLINGTON, Texas — LeSean McCoy threw open his arms just before crossing the goal line on a touchdown run that essentially put away another big win over the... more »»

Steubenville, Benedictine to Collide in Semis

November 28, 2014 By ED LOOMAN For The Intelligencer STEUBENVILLE—Two high-powered offenses will be on display Friday night when Steubenville and Cleveland Benedictine collide in the Division IV semifinals. more »»

Hornets Looking For A Turnaround

November 28, 2014 By JAKE FLATLEY Staff Writer Editor’s Note: The Hundred girls’ preview that ran in today’s basketball publication was inadvertently the 2013-14 version. We apologize for the error. more »»

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Amazing grace

November 14, 2014 (Note: This is a revised edition.) Amazing. That is the word I have used several times to describe the funeral service on Thursday of 10-year-old Josiah "JoJo" Titus-Glover of Wheeling. more »

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