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Museum Examines More Than a Century of Mountaineer Drilling

October 4, 2015 WHEELING — So excited were Sistersville area oil speculators in the 1890s and 1900s that the town’s population swelled from about 500 residents to roughly 15,000 in just a few years, while about 100... more »»

LaMotte Family Seeks Leniency

October 3, 2015 Beau and Cody LaMotte believe their father is a good man, despite the fact that he will spend at least 18 years in prison for murdering their mother. more »»

Ground Broken For Archival Center

October 3, 2015 As Bethany College’s homecoming weekend began, the Disciples of Christ Historical Society broke ground for its new home on the college’s campus Friday. more »»

Cockayne Farmstead Readied for Autumn

October 3, 2015 The staff at Glen Dale’s Cockayne Farmstead are preparing for another autumn filled with new and returning attractions. The fifth annual Scarecrow Lane at Cockayne begins Oct. more »»

Manufacturers Honor Eagle

October 3, 2015 The National Association of Manufacturers has awarded the Sandy Trowbridge Award to Eagle Manufacturing Company of Wellsburg. more »»

Bomb Threat Delays School

October 2, 2015 A bomb threat made Wednesday against Sherrard Middle School led to a two-hour delay to classes as police searched the building, finding no danger to students or faculty. more »»

Final Two Pleas in Break-in Spree

October 2, 2015 Two individuals were sentenced Wednesday for their role in a string of break-ins across Marshall County. Rachel Midcap, 20, pleaded guilty to one count of entry of a building other than a dwelling. more »»

Students Make Anti-Heroin Message

October 2, 2015 Local high school students from across the Ohio Valley wrote, directed, acted and produced the third in a series of public service announcements regarding heroin use in the the community. more »»

Hearing for Design Review in November

October 2, 2015 Next month, East Wheeling property owners will get the chance to put their opinions on the record about establishing design review guidelines for buildings in their neighborhood. more »»

Murder Suspect Competent to Stand Trial

October 1, 2015 Accused murderer Wesley “Buster” Clark is competent to represent himself at trial, according to results of a psychological evaluation. Clark, 53, is accused of fatally shooting a Dennison ma. more »»

Benefactor Couple To Be Honored at Oglebayfest

October 1, 2015 When Henry and Naomi Hupp head to Oglebay Park on Saturday morning, it might feel like just another day at the office for Henry. But that won’t be the cas. more »»

Ohio Valley Students Film Anti-Heroin PSA

October 1, 2015 By DREW PARKER Staff Writer Local high school students from across the Ohio Valley wrote, directed, acted and produced the third in a series of public service announcements regarding heroin use in... more »»

Design Review District Possible

October 1, 2015 After months of discussions with property owners in East Wheeling, the Wheeling Historic Landmarks Commission may decide today whether to begin the process of establishing design review guidelines... more »»

Small Quake Hits Harrison County

October 1, 2015 By MOLLIE WARNER For the News-Register A small earthquake hit Harrison County late Tuesday, according to Emergency Management Agency Director Eric Wilson. more »»

Ladies’ Inspiration Day Set for Saturday at Church

October 1, 2015 The 51st annual Ladies Inspiration Day will be held Saturday at the Church of Christ, 1310 National Road. This year’s theme is “The Christian Woman in Today’s Culture.” Registration begins at 8:30 a. more »»

Ballroom Dancing Class Is Offered

October 1, 2015 Although summer events are over and cooler air is headed our way soon, New Martinsville Parks and Recreation is determined to keep the events rolling. more »»

Police Reports

October 1, 2015 WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT From 7:27 a.m. Tuesday to 5:21 a.m. Wednesday, police also handled six traffic stops and three miscellaneous calls. At 5:21 a.m. Wednesday, 1035 Mt. DeChantal Rd. more »»

Ground Broken for New Brooke Middle School

October 1, 2015 By WARREN SCOTT For the News-Register Both West Virginia Superintendent of Schools Michael Martirano and Brooke County Superintendent of Schools Toni Paesano Shute agreed that the upcoming... more »»

Wheeling Elks Serving Up Nutrition for Area Students

October 1, 2015 As the new school year began, Wheeling Elks Lodge 28 again turned its attention to the overwhelmingly successful “Back Pack” program. more »»

Guilty Verdict Handed Down in Shooting Trial

October 1, 2015 By MARK LAW For the News-Register A Jefferson County Common Pleas jury deliberated about two hours on Wednesday before returning with guilty verdicts in a case involving shots being fired outside... more »»

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September 29, 2015 I can't understand all the fuss over a lack of turkeys for Thanksgiving. There are plenty of turkeys roaming near where I live as you can see by the photos here. more »

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