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Three Council Seats on Ballot, Only One Contested

August 22, 2014 On Nov. 4, voters throughout Moundsville will choose either to re-elect Councilman-At-Large Phil Remke or replace him with one of two challengers, including former City Manager Allen Hendersho. more »»

For Those Who Served

August 22, 2014 The Greater Wheeling Coalition for the Homeless held its first Veterans Outreach Event Thursday at the Veterans Memorial Amphitheater at Heritage Port in order to reach out to homeless veterans in... more »»

3 Arrested For Industrial Park Copper Theft

August 22, 2014 The Benwood Police Department’s efforts to crack down on copper theft resulted in the arrest of three people early Tuesday at the Benwood Industrial Par. more »»

Charges Piling Up on Barker

August 22, 2014 Criminal charges are piling up on Steven Barker, who is in the Northern Regional Jail at Moundsville under $15,000 cash bond after Wheeling police added three new charges to four others he already i... more »»

Councilman Discusses Ma’Lik Debate

August 21, 2014 The debate over Ma’Lik Richmond playing varsity football for Steubenville High School continued at Steubenville City Council on Tuesday, with Councilman Kenny Davis calling for area residents to sto... more »»

Prosecutor’s Wiretap Work Earns DEA Award

August 21, 2014 Marshall County Prosecutor Jeff Cramer was honored by the Drug Enforcement Administration this week for his work using a rare wiretap order to follow the activities of a five-person drug ring charge... more »»

Johnson, Scalise Tour Gas Processing Plant

August 21, 2014 Following a roundtable discussion and tour, Rep. more »»

Police Suspect Arson in Fire on Center Street

August 21, 2014 The Moundsville Police Department is labeling a Tuesday morning fire at an apartment on Center Street an arson after a burnt rag smelling of chemicals was found on the porch of the building. more »»

School District Avoids Personnel Strike

August 21, 2014 A potential strike in the Buckeye Local School District was avoided Wednesday, as the non-certified union voted to approve a contract. more »»

Zoning Board Discusses Proposed Detox Center

August 21, 2014 Weirton’s Zoning Board of Appeals discussed a proposed detox center and how it should define the facility at Tuesday’s regular meeting, which drew more attendance than usual. more »»

Bethany President Touts Successes, Goals in Annual Address

August 21, 2014 During this week’s State of the College address, Bethany College President Scott D. more »»

County Recognizes Child Support Enforcement Efforts

August 21, 2014 Employees at the Belmont County Department of Job and Family Services collected more than $10 million in delinquent child support payments last year. more »»

County Funds Health Right, Harmony House

August 21, 2014 Wheeling Health Right will receive $25,000 in funding, and the Harmony House child advocacy agency will get $20,000 courtesy of Belmont County taxpayers. more »»

Police Reports

August 21, 2014 WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT Failure To Pay Fines At 11:56 p.m. more »»

Powhatan Police Chief Resigns

August 21, 2014 A resignation and an executive session to discuss personnel with regard to hiring and contracts were on the table at Tuesday night’s meeting of Powhatan Point Village Council. more »»

Welty Home Earns 11th Consecutive Perfect Rating

August 21, 2014 Earning a perfect rating from the Office of Health Facilities Licensure and Certification Office (OHFLAC) is a huge accomplishment for a healthcare facility. more »»

Council Considering General Obligation Bonds

August 21, 2014 Steubenville City Council will discuss the possibility of issuing up to $30 million in general obligation bonds during the next three years to help pay for a dilapidated housing demolition program,... more »»

Brad Detling Memorial Ridge Classic Kicks Off

August 21, 2014 The fourth annual Brad Detling Memorial Ridge Runner Classic 5K Walk/Run, sponsored by Wayne Homes, South Central Power Company, and William Knox, CPA , will be held on Saturday at Barnesville High... more »»

Ohio Valley Farmers’ Market Will Be Open Today and Saturday

August 21, 2014 The Ohio Valley Farmers’ Market will be popping with activity on Saturday from 9 to noon at the 32nd Street parking lot in Bellair. more »»

Powhatan Point Police Chief Resigns

August 21, 2014 By ARLEAN SELVY For the News-Register A resignation and an executive session to discuss personnel with regard to hiring and contracts were on the table at Tuesday night’s meeting of Powhatan Point... more »»

Police Find Marijuana Plants

August 21, 2014 Chantelle Renee Compton is free on bond after Wheeling police found marijuana plants growing in her backyard and marijuana paraphernalia in her bedroom. more »»

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