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Trial Set for Man Accused in Martins Ferry Shooting Death

March 31, 2016 The man accused in the shooting death of a Martins Ferry man last year appeared in court Wednesday, where Belmont County Common Pleas Judge Frank Fregiato made several rulings in preparation for his... more »»

Dental Clinic Opens At Wheeling Health Right in Ohio County

March 31, 2016 Wheeling Health Right serves patients who can’t afford basic medical treatment due to high deductibles and other obstacles, so it comes as little surprise that many of those patients also fall... more »»

Traffic Signal Project Ongoing on Ohio 7 in Martins Ferry

March 31, 2016 A $1.36 million project to install new traffic signals and construct new turning lanes at two major Ohio 7 intersections continues in Belmont County. more »»

Switzerland of Ohio Board of Eduction Ratifies Teacher Contract in Woodsfield

March 31, 2016 The Switzerland of Ohio Board of Education accepted a new contract with the district’s teachers Wednesday, but not all board members were happy with the agreement. more »»

Washington Lands Elementary School Students Assisting Rosenbaum Family House

March 31, 2016 Local elementary school students are working to help West Virginia residents experiencing illness in their familie. more »»

Craft Sworn In As Assistant Wetzel County Prosecutor

March 31, 2016 Justin Craft of New Martinsville recently was sworn in as a part-time assistant prosecutor for Wetzel County. Craft was sworn in by Circuit Judge Jeffrey Cramer. more »»

Veteran Lawman Chosen for Paden City Police Post

March 31, 2016 There’s a new badge in town in Paden City. With city council’s blessing, Mayor John Hopkins appointed Councilman Bob Postlethwait as the city’s new police chief. more »»

Police Reports

March 31, 2016 WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT From 6:25 a.m. Tuesday to 1:19 a.m. Wednesday, police handled nine traffic stops and one miscellaneous call. At 1:19 a.m. Wednesday, Maryland Street, robbery. At 1:13 a.m. more »»

Patent Granted for Marshall County Inventor

March 31, 2016 A Moundsville woman sick and tired of a minor, but aggravating happenstance took matters into her own hands, and secured a patent for a foam “toe-saver. more »»

Steubenville Council Approves Land Purchase for Roadwork

March 31, 2016 Steubenville City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved the appropriation of the final piece of property on Lovers Lane needed for the construction of a roundabout at the Lovers Lane and Fort... more »»

New Lodging Tax Approved By Monroe County Commission in Woodsfield

March 30, 2016 The Monroe County Board of Commissioners approved a 3-percent tax on hotel lodging that will benefit the promotion of tourism in the county. more »»

Martins Ferry Budget Balanced by Laying Off Pair

March 30, 2016 Martins Ferry Mayor Robert Krajnyak believes the city can keep its budget balanced this year by issuing more tickets for speeding and parking violations, in addition to laying off Development... more »»

Former Bellaire Council Members in Court Once Again

March 30, 2016 The legal conflicts between a former Bellaire councilwoman and the man elected to replace her continue to unfold this week before Belmont County Common Pleas Judge John Vavra. more »»

Young Writing Talent Showcased at Moundsville Middle School in Marshall County

March 30, 2016 A group of parents, educators and community members gathered in the Moundsville Middle School cafeteria Tuesday to drink tea, enjoy refreshments and hear student-crafted accounts of talking cats,... more »»

East Ohio Regional Hospital, Ohio Valley Medical Center to Recognize Doctors’ Day

March 30, 2016 Ohio Valley Medical Center in Wheeling and East Ohio Regional Hospital in Martins Ferry will honor its physicians this week for National Doctors’ Day. Each campus has more than 200 physicians. more »»

Police Reports

March 30, 2016 WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT From 7:17 a.m. Monday to 5:14 a.m. Tuesday, police handled four traffic stops, seven vehicle accidents and one miscellaneous call. At 5:14 a.m. more »»

Parks and Recreation Master Plan Created in Steubenville

March 29, 2016 Steubenville Recreation Director Mary Beth Sills has drafted a proposed five-year master plan for the city’s parks and recreation department that now is available for public review. more »»

Wheeling Suspension Bridge Reopens to Traffic

March 29, 2016 West Virginia Division of Highways officials said they will pursue an insurance claim against Greyhound after one of its buses crossed the historic span last week, forcing its closure for almost six... more »»

Upper Ohio Valley United Way Breaks Fundraising Yearly Goal

March 29, 2016 For the second straight year, the United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley surpassed its annual campaign fundraising goal, acquiring $820,919 in aid of its annual operations. more »»

Oglebay Institute to Eye Maintenance Needs at Wheeling facilities

March 29, 2016 The Oglebay Institute will use a federal survey and planning grant to assess maintenance needs at its Towngate Theatre and Stifel Fine Arts Center. more »»

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