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Unless Jurisdiction Determined, Wheeling Park Bus Case Going Nowhere

February 14, 2016 WHEELING — Any potential criminal proceedings associated with alleged inappropriate behavior by members of the Wheeling Park High School boys’ basketball team aboard a school bus returning from... more »»

 
 
 

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Unless Jurisdiction Determined, Wheeling Park Bus Case Going Nowhere

February 14, 2016 WHEELING — Any potential criminal proceedings associated with alleged inappropriate behavior by members of the Wheeling Park High School boys’ basketball team aboard a school bus returning from... more »»

Tyler County Couple Shares Secrets to Happy Marriage

February 14, 2016 ALMA — After 65 years of marriage, Junior and Barbara Fletcher tend to finish each other’s sentences, kiss each other as they leave the house and still hold each other’s hands in church. more »»

Thinking Spring At Home And Garden Show at WesBanco Arena in Wheeling

February 14, 2016 WHEELING — There was definitely a chill in the air Saturday as area residents headed inside WesBanco Arena for the 47th annual Wheeling Area Chamber of Commerce Home and Garden Show. more »»

Oil Companies See Profits Fall by $57.4B

February 14, 2016 WHEELING — Largely due to significantly lower oil and natural gas prices, Exxon Mobil and Chevron saw their profits drop by nearly $31 billion from 2014 to 2015, while fellow driller Royal Dutch... more »»

Justice Antonin Scalia Dies at 79

February 14, 2016 WASHINGTON — Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died, leaving the high court without its conservative majority and setting up an... more »»

Obituaries

REV. JOSEPH BYRNE

February 14, 2016 Reverend Joseph A. Byrne, 68, of Bethesda, Ohio, was welcomed into his eternal home, February 12, 2016. more »»

MELODY HICKENBOTTOM

February 14, 2016 Melody Lynn Hickenbottom, 64, of Holloway, died Feb. 11, 2016. Service 1 p.m. Monday, Kelly Kemp Braido Patron Funeral Homes, Bethesda. more »»

PAUL McGINNIS

February 14, 2016 Paul Wendle McGinnis, 90, of Wheeling, passed away Saturday, February 13, 2016, in Good Shepherd Nursing Home, Wheeling. more »»

HELEN SIEWNY

February 14, 2016 Helen Siewny, 92, of Wheeling, died Saturday, February 13, 2016, at her home. She was born August 18, 1923, in Wheeling, a daughter of the late John and Eva Mucha Kovalchie. more »»

DELLA REUTHER

February 14, 2016 Della Mae Reuther, 88, formerly of Wheeling, died Sunday, February 7, 2016, in Grosse Pointe Woods, MI. She was born May 24, 1927, in Wheeling, daughter of the late John and Helen Soldan Kirchgessner. more »»

Community

To His Customers, Martins Ferry's Don Falbo Is More Than Just a Barber, He’s a Friend

February 14, 2016 MARTINS FERRY — For many people a barber is not just the guy who cuts their hair, but a friend who lends an ear. The same could be said for Don Falbo Sr. more »»

Special Olympics in Marshall County Providing Lifelong Friendships

February 14, 2016 While sports bring many teams closer, Marshall County’s athletes participating in the Special Olympics find themselves making lifelong friends through their years of practice. more »»

High Speed Pursuit Through Belmont, Ohio and Marshall counties Ends in Woman’s Arrest

February 13, 2016 Ohio County deputies arrested a Glen Easton woman Thursday after she allegedly led police on a high-speed chase through Belmont, Ohio and Marshall counties. more »»

West Liberty Is Sharing the Love With Wheeling Hospital

February 13, 2016 Students in West Liberty University’s physician assistant program are sharing some Valentine’s Day love with area patients undergoing cancer treatment. more »»

Wheeling Park Students Welcome Reverend Cummings

February 13, 2016 Wheeling Park High School celebrated Black History Month this week by welcoming a well-known local speaker. The Rev. Darrell W. more »»

Editorials

Keep Electricity Prices Affordable

February 13, 2016 “I won,” President Barack Obama reminded a group of Republican leaders seven years ago as he was pushing hundreds of billions of dollars in “stimulus” spending through Congress. more »»

Cutting Unneeded Red Tape in W.Va.

February 13, 2016 With even looking at it, a state rule for “conduct of tree fruit industries self-improvement assessment program referendums” seems unnecessary. more »»

Solving Teacher Shortage Problem

February 13, 2016 Students in Mountain State public schools deserve the best teachers taxpayers can afford. Many probably are not getting them. more »»

Don’t Create New Burden for Drillers

February 13, 2016 Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s old proposal to increase severance taxes on natural gas and oil has come up again. It would be difficult to pick a worse time to try again on it. more »»

Local Columns

Wisdom Is At It Again

February 14, 2016 In 2002, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) ornithologist Chandler Robbins found a banded Laysan albatross on Midway Island in the Pacific Ocean. more »»

Politics Of Enmity Effective

February 14, 2016 Darryl Clausell is right to worry about the politics of enmity. But it isn’t going to change, because it has worked for politicians throughout our history as a nation. It works because we embrace i. more »»

Preventing Social Security Fraud in W.Va.

February 14, 2016 A far greater percentage of West Virginians collect Social Security disability benefits than the rest of the natio. more »»

Helms Reflects on the Past, High Marks for Steenrod

February 14, 2016 He’s Seen It All Wheeling Fire Chief Larry Helms, who spoke at the Wheeling Rotary Club last week, was asked what were the most memorable incidents he has experienced to date while on the fire... more »»

McMechen Water Improvements To Be Outlined for Public

February 14, 2016 City of McMechen water customers are urged to attend a public meeting at 7 p.m. more »»

Sports

Magnolia Repeat in 3-A, Brings OVAC Crown Back to New Martinsville

February 14, 2016 By KYLE LUTZ Staff Writer ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Nothing was going to stop Preston Boswell from claiming back-to-back OVAC titles. more »»

Wheeling Central Wins OVAC Crown

February 14, 2016 By KYLE LUTZ Staff Writer ST. CLAIRSVILLE — To win one conference tournament title is no easy task, let alone four in a row. more »»

Wheeling Jesuit Men Keep Rolling

February 14, 2016 By SHAWN RINE Sports Editor WHEELING —With one loss on a ledger that includes a No. more »»

Mickelson Takes Lead at Pebble Beach

February 14, 2016 By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. more »»

No. 10 WVU Men Rout TCU, 73-42

February 14, 2016 By JIM LAISE Associated Press MORGANTOWN, W.Va. more »»

 
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