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Commission OKs Hiring Of Assistant Prosecutor

January 7, 2015 At the first Marshall County Commission meeting of 2015, newly minted president Bob Miller and freshmen commissioners Scott Varner and Stanley Stewart approved the hiring of a new assistant... more »»

Ohio County Commissioners Organize for 2015

January 7, 2015 Ohio County commissioners convened their first meeting of 2015 on Tuesday night, during which they chose a commission president and re-appointed staf. more »»

County Sees Fourth School Bus Wreck

January 7, 2015 There were sighs of relief from parents and administrators that no one was injured in Monday’s Hancock County school bus accident, the fourth since the school year started. Bus No. more »»

Man Charged In Shooting Death At Austin Lake

January 7, 2015 Jeffrey Michael Spring Sr., 53, of 3049 Knox Township Road 242, was charged on Monday with murder, with a firearm specification, in connection with the Dec. more »»

Rep. Johnson Announces Academy Nominations

January 7, 2015 Rep. Bill Johnson, R-Ohio, has announced Service Academy nominations from Ohio’s 6th Congressional District. more »»

Hancock County Deputies Overcome by Drug Lab Fumes

January 7, 2015 Two Hancock County deputies were injured Monday evening when they were exposed to what are believed to be fumes from an illegal drug lab. The deputies were treated at local hospitals and released. more »»

Murder Suspect to Undergo Incompetency Evaluation

January 7, 2015 A former Bridgeport school counselor accused of killing his wife has been ordered to undergo incompetency testing before another trial date can be scheduled. more »»

Ferns Schedules Series of Town Hall Meetings

January 7, 2015 From staff reports Senator-elect Ryan Ferns has organized a series of town hall meetings in Hancock, Brooke, Ohio, and Marshall counties to meet with Northern Panhandle residents and get their input... more »»

WVU Extension Service Offers Three Programs

January 7, 2015 It’s that time again for the annual West Virginia University Extension Service educational dinner program. More commonly known as the AG Dinner. more »»

Rare $5 Bill Draws Raves on Auction Site

January 7, 2015 An antique five dollar bill sold as part of State Treasurer John Perdue’s online auctions drew attention from a large auction site, while the treasurer urged more West Virginians to log on and bid. more »»

Reindel Is Named New YSS Chief

January 6, 2015 Patrick J. Reindel — the former director of the Catholic Charities Neighborhood Center since 2010 — has joined Youth Services System as its chief operating officer. more »»

ODOT Gets Permission To Remove Eagle’s Nest

January 6, 2015 A tree home to an active bald eagle’s nest is among those to be removed as part of the Ohio Department of Transportation’s hillside project overlooking Ohio 7 north of Brilliant. The U.S. more »»

Agency Director’s Job Title Scrutinized

January 6, 2015 Belmont County Commissioner Ginny Favede says commissioners should move to hire a chief financial officer for the County Department of Job and Family Services, or else eliminate the position, as... more »»

Prosecutor Sees Recent Rise in Drug Crimes

January 6, 2015 Drug cases are up and property charges are down in Marshall County, according to a year-end review by Prosecutor Jeff Cramer. more »»

Marshall County Court Accepts Plea Agreements

January 6, 2015 The Marshall County Circuit Court saw five plea agreements entered last week, as three people pleaded guilty to unlawful entry, one to drug smuggling and one for embezzling. more »»

Man Jailed On Drug Charges

January 6, 2015 William Tyrone Stovall is in the Northern Regional Jail in Moundsville under $50,000 bond for possession with intent to deliver crack cocaine and marijuana. Stovall, 29. more »»

Police Reports

January 6, 2015 WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT Domestic At 1:11 a.m. Monday, police investigated a domestic report in the 1900 block of Louisa Ave. Drug Overdose At 4:38 p.m. more »»

No Injuries In Hancock County School Bus Crash

January 6, 2015 There were sighs of relief from parents and administrators that no one was injured in Monday’s Hancock County school bus accident, the fourth since the school year started. Bus No. more »»

Judge Rules in County’s Favor on Hotel Tax Debate

January 6, 2015 From staff reports A long-standing dispute between Hancock County officials and the county’s largest employer has come to an end, although the decision in 1st Judicial Circuit Court leaves some... more »»

Not Hanging Up His Toolbelt Yet

January 5, 2015 Moundsville city electrician Earl Collins will be postponing his retirement a bit longer, waiting until the end of March to hang up his tools as projects continue to trickle i. more »»

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