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Union Local Superintendent Arrested

July 25, 2014 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Union Local Schools Superintendent Douglas Thoburn is on paid administrative leave after he was arrested Thursday afternoon and charged with pandering obscenity involving a minor. more »»

 
 
 

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Union Local Superintendent Arrested

July 25, 2014 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Union Local Schools Superintendent Douglas Thoburn is on paid administrative leave after he was arrested Thursday afternoon and charged with pandering obscenity involving a minor. more »»

Board To Address Issues At Pain Clinic

July 25, 2014 WHEELING — The West Virginia Board of Osteopathic Medicine is expected to hold a special meeting this morning to talk about allegations against Dr. more »»

Morrisey Deems Economy A Priority

July 25, 2014 ELKINS — As the state’s chief legal officer, Attorney General Patrick Morrisey sees the economic climate in West Virginia as a top priority for his office. more »»

Bocce Balls Ready To Roll at Italian Festival

July 25, 2014 WHEELING — Tom Triveri hopes some extra practice will boost his team’s chances in the bocce ball tournament during the 32nd annual Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival, which opens at... more »»

Obituaries

ROY JONES

July 25, 2014 Roy Jones, 83, of Cadiz died Thursday. Visitation Sunday, 1-4 p.m. at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz. Funeral Monday at 11 at Scott UMC, Cadiz. more »»

GLENDA RILEY

July 25, 2014 Glenda Riley, 70, of Barnesville died Wednesday. Visitation Friday 4-8 p.m. Campbell-Plumly- Milburn Funeral Home, Barnesville. Services there Saturday 1 p.m. more »»

THOMAS MILLER

July 25, 2014 Thomas Stanley “Two Turkeys” Miller, 68, of Moundsville, WV died Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at Wheeling Medical Park. Thomas was born May 24, 1946, in Glen Dale, WV. Son of the late Nellie Lamber. more »»

SANDRA SONNEBORN

July 25, 2014 Sandra Piper Sonneborn, next to her loving husband of 47 years, died on July 17th at her home in Palm Desert, California. She was 7. more »»

DOROTHY RICHMOND

July 25, 2014 Dorothy “Dottie” Dean Richmond, 94, of Wheeling, WV, died Thursday, July 24, 2014 at Wheeling Medical Park. more »»

Community

Elderly Man Attacked in Home Invasion

July 25, 2014 Two of three individuals suspected of assaulting a 71-year-old man in his home this week are in custody. more »»

Valley Helps Group Running for a Reason

July 25, 2014 A Moundsville church, along with the Marshall County Relay for Life, became a part of a cross-country run Wednesday, hosting 25 young adults who are running to raise money for the fight against... more »»

Group Questions Handling of Fire That Killed Fish

July 25, 2014 About 9,000 gallons of diesel fuel and 250 gallons of hydrochloric acid burned during the June 28 Monroe County natural gas drilling pad fire, which left roughly 70,000 aquatic organisms dead in... more »»

Man Indicted, Arrested After Failure to Appear in Court

July 25, 2014 Derek Riley Babb, charged with assaulting a man outside a Moundsville bar, was indicted Thursday in Marshall County Circuit Court after failing to appear in court earlier this week. more »»

Man Guilty of Assault Gets Prison Time

July 25, 2014 Pernell Deck, who has college degrees in culinary arts and business administration, plans to continue is education — in prison. more »»

Editorials

Ohio Proposal Unconstitutional

July 25, 2014 Many Ohioans agree Obamacare is an expensive social-engineering fiasco. more »»

Demand Action From VA Leader

July 25, 2014 Six months. That is how long Congress should give Acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Sloan Gibson to make progress in providing better health care service for veterans. more »»

Paying Water, Sewer Bills Online

July 24, 2014 Most of the bills we receive these days can be paid online. more »»

Make Tax Hike The Last Resort

July 24, 2014 Most proposals for local tax increases do not sound like much. But a little here, a little there, and pretty soon, a healthy bite is taken out of family budgets. more »»

Getting Troubled Youths Back to School

July 24, 2014 “Homebound” instruction of public school students is not good for them or the school district. Paying teachers to travel to pupils’ homes is more expensive than using them in a classroom setting. more »»

Local Columns

Sometimes, We Do Disservice By Attempts to Help Others

July 23, 2014 I, like many in my generation, were blessed with parents from America’s greatest generation. more »»

Wild But Not So Wonderful?

July 20, 2014 Apparently, West Virginia is far from almost heaven. That’s how some folks from WalletHub, a company that offers various types of financial advice, feel. more »»

A Star Encounter and the Rebirth of Centre Market

July 20, 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 »»

Another Major League Baseball Multi-Trip Is in the Books

July 20, 2014 Another Major League Baseball season is history, or at least those multi-trips involving the Uniglobe Baseball Club have ended for the season. more »»

Republicans Unable to Admit America Has Changed

July 20, 2014 Republicans often ask, “Why do Democrats hate America?” That question is usually based on the interpretation that policies that Republicans disagree with are socialist, or maybe even Marxist or... more »»

Sports

Players Join Ranks of Elite

July 24, 2014 WHEELING — Welcome to the fraternity. That was the message to those involved in the 69th Annual Rudy Mumley All-Star Football Game Wednesday during the George Strager Evening with the Stars. more »»

Patriots’ Phillips Already an All-Star

July 24, 2014 WHEELING — Seems like Wheeling Park quarterback Zach Phillips has gotten himself into an authentic all-star conundrum. more »»

Post 10 Wins In 10 Innings

July 24, 2014 WEIRTON — Weirton and Moundsville locked up in an old fashioned pitchers’ duel Wednesday, with Post 10 coming from behind for a 2-1 victory in 10 inning. more »»

Pirates Take Down L.A. Dodgers, 6-1

July 24, 2014 PITTSBURGH (AP) — Josh Harrison had two hits with two RBIs and the Pittsburgh Pirates jumped on Dan Haren early in a 6-1 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday nigh. more »»

Indians Lose To Twins, 3-1

July 24, 2014 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Anthony Swarzak, for an afternoon at least, was a starter again. He pitched like he didn’t want to go back to the bullpen. more »»

W.Va. News

US issues 186 mining citations in June

July 24, 2014 ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — The Mine Safety and Health Administration says inspectors issued 186 citations at 13 U. more »»

Casey, Mooney talk business policy at forum

July 24, 2014 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Democrat Nick Casey and Republican Alex Mooney say the global warming debate is better left to scientists. more »»

Lawsuit filed after run in West Virginia canceled

July 24, 2014 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A lawsuit has been filed against the producers of a run that was canceled in Charleston in which participants were told they wouldn't be issued refunds. more »»

Process slow for picking Huntington police chief

July 24, 2014 HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Huntington remains without a permanent police chief four months after Skip Holbrook announced his resignation. more »»

W.Va. man sues GM over wife's crash death

July 24, 2014 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia man has filed a lawsuit against General Motors Corp. more »»

Ohio News

More tests planned after Ohio concertgoer's death

July 24, 2014 LORAIN, Ohio (AP) — A coroner's office say further tests and investigation are needed to determine what caused the death of an Ohio concertgoer found at a Lorain County landfill. more »»

Suit over Ohio police shooting of teen dismissed

July 24, 2014 CINCINNATI (AP) — A lawsuit alleging a police officer used excessive force when he fatally shot a teenager in a struggle in downtown Cincinnati has been dismissed. more »»

Ohio State marching band chief fired after probe

July 24, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University fired the director of its celebrated marching band on Thursday after determining he ignored a "sexualized" culture of rituals including students being... more »»

Ohio woman gets 32 years in forced labor case

July 24, 2014 YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman convicted along with her boyfriend of enslaving a mentally disabled woman in their home for nearly two years through intimidation, threats and abuse was... more »»

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Link between education outcomes and drug/alcohol abuse?

July 24, 2014 The latest Kids Count survey made headlines today, with our newspaper noting West Virginia's kids are faring among the worst in the country, including ranking 46th in education and 35th in he. more »

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