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Walk to End Alzheimer’s Set for Saturday

October 8, 2014 WHEELING — The 2014 Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 11 at Wheeling Park in Wheeling. more »»

Public Weighs In on Proposed Smoking Ban

October 8, 2014 About 20 individuals on both sides of the issue turned out for a hearing Monday on a proposed clean indoor air regulation that would prohibit smoking in all public places in Brooke Count. more »»

Driver in Crash Says Bus Kept Students Safe

October 8, 2014 Compiled by Staff The Hancock County school bus driver involved in Monday’s accident said he’s convinced the students were protected by the bus. more »»

WLU Presents 2014 Homecoming Court

October 8, 2014 It’s Homecoming and West Liberty University is pleased to welcome alumni, friends and family back to the Hilltop. Student activities take place from Oct. 6-11 and kickoff is 1 p.m. Saturday. more »»

Plans for Second Highlands Interchange Project Continue

October 8, 2014 Ohio County commissioners say the start of construction on a proposed second interchange at The Highlands development will happen — they just don’t know when. more »»

Trial Date Set in Child Sex Abuse Case

October 8, 2014 By SHAE DALRYMPLE For the News-Register A Newell man accused of sexually assaulting a 9-year-old boy in June learned his trial date Monday in Hancock County Circuit Court. Kevin W. more »»

Police Chief Receives Recognition

October 8, 2014 By BUBBA KAPRAL For the News-Register Law enforcement is often a thankless profession. Long hours, low pay and dealing with the seedy side of society is not the ideal of jobs. more »»

Coats Sought For Children

October 8, 2014 Mancan Inc. Staffing Agency has initiated its fourth annual company-wide Coats for Kids campaign with a goal of 3,000 coats. more »»

Commissioners Back Miners Against EPA

October 8, 2014 Union coal miners challenging the new Environmental Protection Agency standards regarding greenhouse gas emissions want federal officials to hold public hearings in the geographic areas they believe... more »»

County Seeks Member For Fire Board

October 8, 2014 Ohio County commissioners are seeking a resident from the northern part of the county to join the Ohio County Fire Board so the board can begin meeting on a regular basi. more »»

16-Year-Old Hit by Car

October 8, 2014 A 16-year-old student from St. Clairsville High School was struck by a car shortly after getting off her school bus Tuesday afternoon. According to St. more »»

Police Reports

October 8, 2014 WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT Leaving the Scene At 2:52 a.m. Tuesday, police located an unoccupied wrecked vehicle on the ramp to Interstate 70 west in Fulton. more »»

Authorities Seek Fugitive Convict

October 7, 2014 A commercial airline pilot from Pittsburgh who was recently convicted of a federal sex crime is now a fugitive from justice, according to federal officials. more »»

W.Va. Jail Authority To Meet In Moundsville

October 7, 2014 State and county officials get the opportunity to ask questions about state jail operations and how best to contain the costs of incarceration when the West Virginia Regional Jail Authority meets... more »»

Environmentalist Group Launches Opposition to Ohio River Drilling

October 7, 2014 As state leaders evaluate bids to gain as much as $8,125 per acre with 20 percent of production royalties for the right to frack for natural gas and oil under the Ohio River, the Wheeling Water... more »»

City Pays Tribute to Past Mayors With Portraits

October 7, 2014 A project to obtain and hang the photos of each of Benwood’s mayors at the city building is now complete, providing an opportunity for the public to learn more about the city’s histor. more »»

Weirton Chosen for Home Rule Program

October 7, 2014 For George Kondik, the city of Weirton’s future grew considerably brighter late Monday morning. more »»

Water Rate Increase Set to Go Into Affect

October 7, 2014 Residents and businesses in Bethany who have metered water service will see their rates increase by 12 percent through legislation passed last week by the town’s council. more »»

Lewis Jailed on Four Counts of Sexual Abuse on a Child

October 7, 2014 A New Martinsville man faces eight sexual abuse charges for allegedly having improper contact with a young girl. Authorities believe Elson Lewis Jr. more »»

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