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Woman Faces Five Felony Drug Charges

October 24, 2014 Kayla Erin Young faces five felony charges after State Police troopers found three marijuana plants and several cut forms of marijuana at her West Liberty hom. more »»

Attorneys Ask Judge to Decide If They Stay On

October 24, 2014 Attorneys for a man who has brought a lawsuit against the City of Wheeling have asked Circuit Judge Ronald Wilson to determine if they should be recused from a case as requested by Wheeling City... more »»

Alum Encourages Partnership Between WJU and City

October 24, 2014 A Wheeling Jesuit University alumnus — who is now Maryland’s secretary of transportation — believes the key to a renaissance in Wheeling is more partnership between WJU and the city. more »»

Man Arrested in Kidnapping, Possession Case

October 24, 2014 Weirton police arrested a city man after he reportedly kept a 23-year-old woman against her will at his house overnight. more »»

62 Dogs Seized From Home, Owner’s Care Not Adequate

October 24, 2014 While it wasn’t quite 101 Dalmatians, Marshall County sheriff’s deputies on Tuesday seized 62 dogs at a home in the county after it was found their owner could no longer provide adequate care. more »»

Police Reports

October 24, 2014 WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT Bond Violation At 3:15 p.m. Wednesday, police took a walk-in report at headquarters regarding a violation of bond and domestic battery. more »»

Commissioners OK Purchase Of Vehicle For Sheriff’s Dept.

October 23, 2014 Ohio County commissioners Wednesday approved the bids for the purchase of two vehicles for the sheriff’s department. more »»

Council Mulls Future Financial Options

October 23, 2014 City Council members and City Manager Tim Boland indicated Tuesday night they are prepared to look at future staffing in the police and fire department. more »»

Probe Into Wheeling Park Threat Continues

October 23, 2014 WHEELING—One day after threats scrawled across a Wheeling Park High School restroom wall warned that some students may be shot and the school blown up, Ohio County Schools officials held a 6:30 a.m. more »»

Ohio County Awarded $100K Life Safety Grant

October 23, 2014 Ohio County has received approval of a $100,000 grant from the West Virginia Courthouse Facilities Improvement Authority that will go toward $400,000 in fire safety improvements at the City-County... more »»

Two Candidates Seek Open Marshall Commission Seat

October 23, 2014 Editor’s note: Due to an error in the original version of this story that ran Oct. 21, it is being reprinted in its entiret. more »»

Meth Maker Faces 10 Years

October 23, 2014 Following an incident early in 2014, Donovan Borders of Moundsville was first burned by the meth he produced, and now faces up to 10 years from it. more »»

Trick-or-Treat times for Ohio Valley communities:

October 23, 2014 - BARNESVILLE: 6-7 p.m. Oct. 30 - BARTON: 6-7 p.m. Oct. 31 - BEALLSVILLE: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 30 - BEECH BOTTOM: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 30 - BELLAIRE: 6-7 p.m. Oct. 29 - BENWOOD: 5:30-6:30 p.m. Oc. more »»

Wheeling Solicitor Honored By National Organization

October 23, 2014 Wheeling City Solicitor Rosemary Humway-Warmuth recently received a pair of honors from the International Municipal Lawyers Association. more »»

Finances Remain Uncertain

October 23, 2014 Martins Ferry’s Finance Committee met Tuesday evening to discuss the budget and what measures can be taken to avoid having the general fund finish the year in the red. more »»

Region Briefs

October 23, 2014 Steer weigh-in will be Wednesday MOUNDSVILLE — Marshall County Livestock Weigh-in for steers will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday at the fairgrounds in Mounds-ville. more »»

Police Reports

October 23, 2014 WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT Warrants On Tuesday, police arrested Jesse Gray and William Taylor, both of Wheeling, on outstanding warrant. more »»

ODOT Readies for Winter

October 23, 2014 Officials from the Ohio Department of Transportation District 11 are hoping this winter will be milder than last year, but they aren’t taking any chances. more »»

County to Redistribute Local Government Funds

October 23, 2014 The Belmont County Commissioners made additional funds available for the coming year during their regular meeting Wednesday. Commissioners passed a resolution waiving local government funds for 201. more »»

Wheeling Men Face Firearms Charges

October 23, 2014 A federal grand jury returned indictments charging Melvin B. Neff and Zachary M. Foster with unlawful possession of firearms. U.S. Attorney William J. more »»

Wheeling Woman Faces Fleeing Charge

October 22, 2014 A Wheeling woman could find herself in jail for what could be a long, long time after leading police on a chase Monday night. A police report states Lauren Ashley Meintel, 21, of 223 Washington Av. more »»

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