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Billion-Dollar Projects To ‘Become the Norm’

October 26, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — As natural gas production in the Marcellus Shale region increases, the next issue is getting the gas to market. That’s where the pipelines come in. more »»

 
 
 

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Billion-Dollar Projects To ‘Become the Norm’

October 26, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — As natural gas production in the Marcellus Shale region increases, the next issue is getting the gas to market. That’s where the pipelines come in. more »»

Local Natural Gas Flows Skyrocketing

October 26, 2014 WHEELING — In 2011, Ohio County’s natural gas production, via three traditional vertical wells, came in at 84,000 cubic feet. more »»

Race to Honor Fallen Heroes

October 26, 2014 WHEELING — This year’s Veterans Day 10K Run/Walk will honor two fallen war heroes — Capt. David Van Camp and Sgt. Matthew Hunter. The fifth-annual event will begin at 8:30 a.m. Nov. more »»

Legislators Can’t Agree on Bill

October 26, 2014 CHARLESTON — State legislators disagree on whether anti-discrimination legislation is needed to protect gays and lesbians in housing and the workplace, but a legal expert says no such protections... more »»

Gastar Plans River Drilling

October 25, 2014 WHEELING — Because his company spent more than $500 million while successfully fracking 64 Marcellus and Utica shale wells in Marshall County, Mike McCown believes Gastar Exploration can extract... more »»

Obituaries

ELEANOR BLAND

October 26, 2014 Eleanor “Snookie” Garrison Bland, 76, passed away at her home in Elm Grove, WV, the afternoon of October 23, 2014. more »»

DOROTHY MITCHEM

October 26, 2014 Dorothy Jean (Whitlatch) Mitchem, 68, of Short Creek, WV, died Wednesday, October 22, 2014. Schuetz Funeral Home is assisting the family. more »»

ZELMA HUFFMAN

October 26, 2014 Zelma Mae Hadley Huffman of New Martinsville, WV, died Friday, October 24, 2014. She was a daughter, sister, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was the widow of Eugene F. more »»

JOHN EDWARDS JR.

October 26, 2014 John C. Edwards Jr, 46, of Wheeling, WV., passed away Friday, October 24, 2014, at his home after a long and courageous battle with cancer. John was born April 8, 1968, in Wheeling. He was a U.S. more »»

JOHN HUPP

October 26, 2014 John G. Hupp, 79, of Jefferson Hills, PA, passed away on Friday, October 24, 2014. John was the loving husband of 56 years to Mary Hupp. more »»

Community

Ghostly Getaways Abound in the Valley

October 26, 2014 WHEELING — Residents looking for a spooky destination this Halloween season need look no further than their own neighborhoods, as the Ohio Valley is rich in buildings and landmarks — some centuries... more »»

It’s How These Women Roll

October 26, 2014 MARTINS FERRY — During the day, they serve as educators, nurses, college students, real estate agents and stay-at-home mothers. more »»

Fire Departments Work To Protect Highlands

October 25, 2014 The Highlands shopping center, located seven miles east of Wheeling on Cabela Drive, has a unusual fire safety situation, as it is not under the jurisdiction of one specific fire department. more »»

‘Salvage Dawgs’ Filming Downtown

October 25, 2014 Black Dog Salvage — a company that saves architectural antiques from buildings — took old mantels, doors and other items from apartments above the Outdoor Store in the downtown on Frida. more »»

Candidate Santorine Responds To Negative Ads

October 25, 2014 Republican House of Delegates candidate Dolph Santorine said he’s not afraid to stand up to the Internal Revenue Service, in response to recent mailings indicating the Wheeling businessman funded hi... more »»

Editorials

Vote for Brooke School Tax Levy

October 26, 2014 Like most other area residents, Brooke County voters want their public school system to provide children with quality educations — but with an emphasis on using taxpayers’ money wisely. more »»

Taking Back Our State University

October 26, 2014 “It’s time to take our university back,” West Virginia University President E. Gorden Gee emphasized in a letter to the WVU community last week. Indeed it is. more »»

Give Money Back To Bethany College

October 26, 2014 Bethany College should not have to file a lawsuit to force the federal government to give back $262,020 that belongs to the institution. But such action apparently was necessary. more »»

Pats on the Back:

October 26, 2014 -- To individuals and organizations in the Ohio Valley holding special activities intended to provide safe ways for local children to celebrate Halloween. more »»

Obama Knows His Supporters

October 25, 2014 President Barack Obama seems to have perfect faith that Democrat candidates for Senate posts will support him where it counts, at every turn. more »»

Local Columns

Ebola a Walk In the Park Beside AIDS

October 26, 2014 Worried about Ebola? Well, you should be, for several reasons. But if you want to talk about a real mass killer, HIV/AIDS ought to be on your mind. more »»

Approve Ballot Measure to Benefit Boy Scouts, State

October 26, 2014 West Virginia is fortunate that the Boy Scouts of America chose this state over more than two dozen others for the site of the Summit Bechtel Reserve (SBR. more »»

Discovering the Main Idea a Critical Skill in Reading

October 26, 2014 Since their elementary school days, all students have been exposed to the concept of “main ideas. more »»

‘Adopt an Artifact’ Slated for Nov. 5 at Cockayne Farmstead

October 26, 2014 The Cockayne Farmstead on Nov. more »»

Pipeline Progress; Lack of Information; and Ziplines

October 26, 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 »»

Sports

WVU Continues Rolling

October 26, 2014 STILLWATER, Okla. — Wendell Smallwood ran for a career-high 132 yards to help No. 22 West Virginia defeat Oklahoma State 34-10 Saturda. more »»

Ware, Jets Hold Off Big Reds

October 26, 2014 BELLAIRE — Union Local’s offense was back to its old self Saturday. more »»

Giants Surge to Tie World Series

October 26, 2014 SAN FRANCISCO — Hunter Pence and Pablo Sandoval charged up a pulsating crowd with their shouts and swings, and the San Francisco Giants surged past the Kansas City Royals 11-4 on Saturday to tie the... more »»

Buckeyes Prevail By 7 In Double-OT

October 26, 2014 STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Quarterback J.T. Barrett scored twice running the ball in overtime to help No. 13 Ohio State escape with a 31-24 double-overtime victory against Penn State on Saturday night. more »»

Weir Boys Beat Magnolia for Title

October 26, 2014 WEIRTON — The Weir boys’ soccer team is one victory away from a berth in the Final Four. more »»

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