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Drillers Taking Frack Water From Creeks

December 28, 2014 GLENCOE, Ohio — Fracking a Utica or Marcellus shale natural gas well requires millions of gallons of water, with drillers either hauling the liquid to their operations in fleets of tanker trucks or... more »»

 
 
 

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Drillers Taking Frack Water From Creeks

December 28, 2014 GLENCOE, Ohio — Fracking a Utica or Marcellus shale natural gas well requires millions of gallons of water, with drillers either hauling the liquid to their operations in fleets of tanker trucks or... more »»

Special Meeting to Discuss WESTEST 2 Scores

December 28, 2014 WHEELING — Three of Ohio County’s schools have been downgraded in their rankings by the West Virginia Department of Education based on their most recent WESTEST 2 scores, and board of education... more »»

Top online stories of 2014: Home Show Gets Unwelcome Guest

December 28, 2014 Editor's note: These 10 stories were the most viewed in 2014 by our online readers at theintelligencer.net. WHEELING - Visitors at WesBanco Arena on Feb. more »»

Top online stories of 2014: Chief: Game Could Turn Into Tragedy

December 28, 2014 Editor's note: These 10 stories were the most viewed in 2014 by our online readers at theintelligencer.net. more »»

TOP TEN OF 2014 — Under the River And Through the Pipes

December 27, 2014 EDITOR’S NOTE: Through Wednesday, The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register present the Ohio Valley’s top 10 stories of 2014, as voted on by the newspapers’ editors. more »»

Obituaries

CHARLES DURANT

December 28, 2014 Charles “Jack” Durant, 85, of Shadyside, OH died Thursday, December 25, 2014, at Liza’s Place of Valley Hospice, Wheeling, W. more »»

GEORGIA MAGUIRE

December 28, 2014 Georgia Maguire, 62, of Wheeling, WV, died Thursday, December 25, 2014, at home. more »»

THOMAS WAHL

December 28, 2014 Thomas G. Wahl, 67, of Wheeling, WV, died Friday, December 26, 2014, at Bishop Hodges Continuous Care Cente. more »»

CHARLES SAFFLE

December 28, 2014 Charles L. Saffle Jr., 93, of Weirton died Dec. 26, 2014. Visitation Monday 9 a.m. until funeral at 11 a.m. at Steel & Wolfe, Inc., Weirton. more »»

MARY CHURCH

December 28, 2014 Mary A. Church, 82, of Martins Ferry died Dec. 26, 2014. Visitation at Wilson Funeral Home, Brookside, 3-7 p.m. Tuesday; funeral 11 a.m. Wednesday. more »»

Community

The Beat Goes On

December 28, 2014 In the midst of The Great Depression in Marshall County, a handful of local musicians decided to bring the popular sounds of a brass band to Moundsville and the surrounding are. more »»

Local Charity Organizations Offer a Helping Hand

December 28, 2014 In the Ohio Valley, even during the holiday season, needy families and individuals find themselves going without. more »»

Good Shepherd Administrator Honored for His Leadership

December 28, 2014 WHEELING — The American College of Health Care Administrators honored Donald R. Kirsch, administrator of Good Shepherd Nursing Home in Wheeling, with the 2014 Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award. more »»

Longtime Finance Expert Larry Carpenter Retires

December 28, 2014 WHEELING — When Larry Carpenter started his banking career in January 1968, the “Ballad of Bonnie and Clyde” by Georgie Fame topped the charts, the Battle of Khe Sanh was heating up in South Vietnam... more »»

Weigand Named Trooper of Year

December 28, 2014 STEUBENVILLE?— Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper Ed Weigand has been selected the 2014 Trooper of the Year at the Steubenville Post. more »»

Editorials

Reject Proposal For Prescriptions

December 28, 2014 Purchasing cold and allergy medicine containing pseudoephedrine already is inconvenient enough in West Virginia. The drugs cannot be taken off a store shelf. more »»

Move Cautiously On Bellaire Bridge

December 28, 2014 Could 2015 be the year — finally — that at least part of the old Bellaire Bridge comes down? Benwood officials, frustrated with delays in demolishing the span, have come up with a plan of their ow. more »»

Need for Charitable Giving Continues

December 28, 2014 Christmas 2014 is now a happy memory for most of us. Once the new year begins, we will get back into our “normal” frames of mind. more »»

Pats on the Back:

December 28, 2014 -- To dog owners who take their pets to nursing homes and retirement facilities for the enjoyment of residents. Some, like “Sky,” owned by Marsha Borovich of Bethesda, are certified therapy dogs. more »»

Earn, Keep Public’s Trust

December 27, 2014 Something interesting in the context of today’s political climate has occurred in Wheeling during the past year and a half. more »»

Local Columns

A Christian Who Was Unbroken

December 28, 2014 We’re talking about the wrong movie. Especially now, as many of us struggle to stay in the spirit of Christmas, we ought to be standing in line to see “Unbroke. more »»

Using Context Clues to Define Unknown Words

December 28, 2014 In today’s column, we are going to investigate clues … “context clues. more »»

Patrolling the Streets; Famous Toys; and An Empty Chair

December 28, 2014 Editor’s note: Reporters are constantly surveying their surroundings, and in doing so often turn up many tidbits of news that don’t make it into the daily newspape. more »»

Mason Set to Begin Final Meeting as Marshall County Commissioner

December 28, 2014 The Marshall County Commission will hold its final meeting of 2014 on Tuesday, it being the last for Don Mason. The Commissioners originally had not planned to have a meeting on that date. more »»

Children’s Deaths Raise Questions

December 27, 2014 Children being abused or neglected severely in their own homes need to be taken out of there — immediately. more »»

Sports

WVU Hopes To Set It Straight

December 28, 2014 MORGANTOWN — West Virginia hasn’t exactly been a juggernaut when it comes to bowl games. more »»

Magnolia Captures Undo’s Boys’ Title

December 28, 2014 WHEELING — As expected, the boys’ championship of the Undo’s Tournament at Wheeling Jesuit University on Saturday was one that kept everyone on the edge of their seats for the majority of the game. more »»

Whg. Central Girls Roll to Crown

December 28, 2014 WHEELING — During the first half of the girls’ championship game of the Undo’s Tournament at Wheeling Jesuit University, Wheeling Central saw something for the first time this year, which caused it... more »»

Preston Routs JM Boys

December 28, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — In what first-year coach Luke Samples called his team’s “best quarter of the season so far,” John Marshall nailed four 3-point goals and trailed visiting Preston by two points heading... more »»

Capital’s Haley Claims Kennedy

December 28, 2014 CHARLESTON — With as much of an impact on West Virginia High School football as Capital High School had in its earliest years of existance, there is one thing that had eluded the progam until its... more »»

 
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December 22, 2014 Thirty-five years ago when I first began my career here at the newspapers, I was the obituary person for the News-Register. At that time, there was no such thing as emails or fax machines. more »

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