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Ohio Valley Mine Rescue Contest Is Underway At Former Penitentiary

June 3, 2015 For the 34th year, the Ohio Valley Mine Rescue Contest is being held, this time at the former West Virginia Penitentiary. more »»

Fork Ridge Seeks to Resume EMS Service

June 3, 2015 Members of the Fork Ridge Volunteer Fire Department sought help from the Marshall County Commission on Tuesday to resume emergency medical service to the area after two years relying on outside... more »»

Police Reports

June 3, 2015 WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT Grand Larceny At 9:50 a.m. Monday, police investigated a grand larceny report at a North Front Street residence. BELMONT COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT At 7:35 a.m. more »»

Police: 39-Year-Old Woman Accused Of Having Sex With Juvenile in Car

June 3, 2015 Steubenville police said they discovered a naked 39-year-old woman with a 16-year-old boy in a parked car in Beatty Park around noon Monday, while also locating a handgun reported missing from the... more »»

Hospital Honors Employees Who Have Reached Milestones

June 3, 2015 Wheeling Hospital and its division, Belmont Community Hospital, have honored 43 employees who have reached a significant milestone in their health care careers — all of them have provided the... more »»

Inmate Charged for Assaulting an Officer

June 3, 2015 An inmate at the West Virginia Regional Juvenile Facility is facing battery charges for allegedly assaulting a corrections officer. more »»

Sex Offender Charged Again

June 3, 2015 A convicted sex offender is facing new federal charges for allegedly traveling across state lines to engage in sexual conduct with minor victims. more »»

Police Reports

June 3, 2015 WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT Warrant At 2:02 a.m. Wednesday, police went to a Vermont Street address where they arrested Raymond Delbert Matheny, 56, on an outstanding warrant. Missing Person At 7:23 p. more »»

Belmont County Commission Considers Jail Expansion

June 2, 2015 As the population continues to grow at the Belmont County Jail, county commissioners are pondering whether it’s best to renovate an existing building to house misdemeanor offenders, or again build... more »»

Hilltop Elementary Students Have Court Date With Mock Trial

June 2, 2015 Hilltop Elementary School students gained courtroom experience Monday as they participated in a mock trial at the Marshall County Courthouse. more »»

$3 Theft Ends In Felony Arrest

June 2, 2015 The alleged theft of a $3.50 keychain led to a felony charge against a Moundsville woman who is facing her third shoplifting conviction since 2010. more »»

Ohio County Library Preparing for More History

June 2, 2015 The Ohio Valley already has a history rich in physical artifacts, and the Ohio County Library sees the need for archival space there expanding in the future. more »»

Man Pleads Guilty To Trafficking

June 2, 2015 A Cleveland man admitted to heroin and cocaine trafficking last week in federal court in Wheeling. LeDon Gaither, 38, pleaded guilty before Senior status U. S. more »»

Madison Teams Up With U.S. Attorney In Anti-Drug Effort

June 2, 2015 Madison Elementary School is now an official “Partner in Education” with the office of the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of West Virginia. more »»

‘Re-Building Wheeling’ Saving Buildings Makes Historic and Economic Sense

June 1, 2015 Wheeling lawyer and building owner Glenn Elliott sees preservation and adaptive re-use of historic buildings as a key to redeveloping the downtown area. more »»

Ohio 7 Weigh Station Soon Will Be Truck Rest Area

June 1, 2015 Truck drivers traveling north on Ohio 7 through Rayland will soon have a place to pull over and take a brea. more »»

WJU’s Shia Joins Challenger Center Board

June 1, 2015 WHEELING — Jackie Shia, director of Wheeling Jesuit University’s Challenger Learning Center, has joined the Challenger Center for Space Science Education Board of Directors, the same board that... more »»

A New Business Is Popping Up at Plaza

June 1, 2015 WHEELING — Instead of complaining about losing his job in 2013, David McFarland found a way to make ends meet by starting a popcorn business. more »»

Knife Company’s Graphic Designer Carves Out Niche in Blade Sports

May 31, 2015 WINTERSVILLE — Jessica Elias of Wintersville has cut herself a straight path right to the “Super Bowl of knife sports ” — slicing up everything from 2x4s, filled water bottles and golf balls along... more »»

Fire Chief: Smoke Detectors Save Lives

May 31, 2015 MARTINS FERRY — Starting tomorrow, residents of the Mackey Avenue area of Martins Ferry should expect to hear a knock on their door from a friendly neighborhood firefighter. more »»

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