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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 »»

Region Briefs

October 7, 2014 Ramp closed for tunnel cleaning WHEELING — The West Virginia Division of Highways advised that effective today, the W.Va. more »»

Police Officers Will Not Be Cited in Cruiser Crash

October 7, 2014 Marshall County Sheriff Kevin Cecil said his office will issue no citations after investigating the crash of two Moundsville police cruisers last week. more »»

Authority Will Meet at Regional Jail

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 in... more »»

John Marshall Students Dedicate School Entrance

October 7, 2014 John Marshall High School seniors left their mark on their school — literally — last week by inscribing a support beam during the construction process. more »»

Thirteen Charter Changes On Ballot

October 7, 2014 Steubenville residents get the chance to make as many as 13 changes to the city’s charter when they go to the polls on Nov. 4. more »»

Movie Fans Celebrate Clark Gable, ‘Gone With the Wind’ in Hometown

October 7, 2014 “Gone with the Wind” movie fans arrive in Cadiz for a celebration held for Cadiz native Clark Gable, who went on to become known as the “King of Hollywoo. more »»

WLU Stadium Dedication To Highlight Homecoming

October 7, 2014 West Liberty University alumni, friends and family are returning to the Hilltop for Homecoming. Student activities take place this week and kickoff is 1 p.m. Saturday. more »»

Police Reports

October 7, 2014 WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT Malicious Wounding At 6:50 p.m. Sunday, three units were sent to a North Wheeling location regarding a report a burglary and malicious wounding. more »»

Police Chief Receives Flag and Plaque for Service

October 7, 2014 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 »»

Nailers to Say ‘Thank You’ to Local Veterans

October 6, 2014 As a way to say thank you to veterans for their service, the Wheeling Nailers are hosting a Veterans/Military Appreciation Night on Dec. 6. more »»

Blood, Sweat and Cheers

October 5, 2014 WHEELING — The loud thud of bodies hitting the mat, of skin smacking skin, of guttural yells of pain were drowned out only by the cheers and screams of hundreds of fans last weekend. more »»

Out of the Darkness Sheds Light on Mental Illnesses

October 5, 2014 WHEELING — Mental illness is a problem every bit as serious as the diseases of the body. more »»

Thursday Music Club Honors Local Vocalist

October 5, 2014 The Thursday Music club is preserving a legacy of classical vocals, strings, and instrumentals in Wheeling. The group presented the Carol E. more »»

Annual Fall Festival Shows Off Local Talent

October 4, 2014 Persistent rain didn’t stop Wheeling residents from making a trip to Oglebay’s grounds for the first day of the park’s autumn festivities this year. more »»

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