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Former Wheeling Park Football Coach Nardone Taking Fight to ALS

August 2, 2015 WHEELING — Mark Nardone has been in this position hundreds, maybe even thousands of times. more »»

The Disappearing Ink Of Cursive Writing

August 2, 2015 WHEELING — The tell-tale sign of who should be American’s next president might just lie in the loops of their handwriting, according to a noted handwriting expert. more »»

West Virginia Municipal League Conference This Week in Wheeling

August 2, 2015 WHEELING — The eyes of the state will be on Wheeling this week as hundreds of city officials from Newell to Bluefield come to town for the West Virginia Municipal League’s annual summer conference. more »»

Spike In Heroin Substitute Drugs in Marshall County

August 2, 2015 As Marshall County’s heroin problem grows, officials and clinic staff are looking for ways to curb the issue locally with various solutions, many times with doctor approved substitutes. more »»

Arrest Made in Attempted McMechen ChildAbduction

August 1, 2015 McMECHEN — A weeklong investigation into an attempted child abduction resulted in the arrest of a Wintersville man. more »»

Obituaries

MARIAN VOELKER

August 2, 2015 Marian Cipoletti Voelker, of Wilmington Island, died July 21, 2015, due to breast cancer. She was born and grew up in Wellsburg, WV. more »»

FLORENA SUTTON

August 2, 2015 Florena “Jo” Sutton, 66, formerly of Wheeling, WV, passed away peacefully at home in Magnolia, TX, on June 24, 2015. She was born to the late William and Betty Smith on March 11, 1949. more »»

FREDA RUSHMAN- RHODES

August 2, 2015 Freda Mae Rushman-Rhodes, 88, passed away Saturday. Friends received 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Monday at Wilson Funeral Home, Brookside, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday. more »»

MARY CUNNINGHAM

August 2, 2015 Mary E. Cunningham, 89, of Moundsville, W.Va., passed away Friday, July 31, 2015, in Moundview Health Care. She was born February 12, 1926, a daughter of the late Don and Rose (Hill) Burke. more »»

JOSEPH PALMER

August 2, 2015 Joseph Charles Palmer, D.D.S., 55, of Wheeling, W.Va., passed away Thursday, July 30, 2015, in Wheeling Hospital. more »»

Community

Disc Golf Course Brings New Approach to Diabetes Awareness

August 2, 2015 JACKSONS MILL — Fighting against West Virginia’s growing diabetes and obesity problem requires a healthy balance of education and physical activity. more »»

Ohio County’s Highlands Continues to Grow

August 2, 2015 WHEELING — Dig some dirt, add some waterlines and other infrastructure, then sow the seeds for development — this is the Ohio County Development Authority’s plan for cultivating economic success at... more »»

Local Flying Club Plans Airshow

August 2, 2015 TRIADELPHIA — The Wheeling Hill Hoppers Remote Control Flying Club will host an Air Show and Fly-In at noon Sunday, Aug. 9 at Maxwell Airfield Field located off Chapel Hill Road in Triadelphia. more »»

Students Earn Scholarships

August 2, 2015 MOUNDSVILLE — Twelve Marshall County 4-H and FFA Livestock Club members received academic awards through the Roger Smith Memorial Scholarship program. more »»

Buckeye Buckmasters Offering the Hunt of a Lifetime for Veterans

August 2, 2015 QUAKER CITY, Ohio — The Buckeye Buckmasters Chapter of the BADF and Dakota Outfitters (dakotaoutfittersll. more »»

Editorials

Don’t Reverse Truancy Progress

August 2, 2015 West Virginia’s truancy laws may well have been too strict at one time. At one point, about 40 percent of the juvenile court caseload in the state involved boys and girls there for missing school. more »»

More Legalized Gambling Bad Bet

August 2, 2015 For thoroughbred and greyhound racing to survive in West Virginia — and public opinion on whether that is a priority seems to be mixed — structural changes in the sports themselves will be necessary. more »»

W.Va. Needs More Innovative Solutions

August 2, 2015 Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin must have taken pleasure in an announcement he made last week, that West Virginia employers will enjoy a $43 million reduction in workers’ compensation premiums next year. more »»

Babies Victims Of Drugs, Too

August 1, 2015 Nurses in too many hospital wards for newborn babies have had to learn what to do when a tiny infant screams his little lungs out not because he needs a fresh diaper, has colic or wants some formula. more »»

Infant Mortality A Crisis in W.Va.

August 1, 2015 Infant mortality is a major concern in Ohio, as health officials confirmed about a week ago after it was revealed the state has one of the highest incidences of the tragedy in the nation. more »»

Local Columns

Stonewall Should Rest In Peace

August 2, 2015 This is going to get complicated and expensive. But the PC police say we have to do it, so we’d better get started. For starters, we’ll have to change the name of Jefferson Count. more »»

Wasting Taxpayer Money on Theatrics in W.Va.

August 2, 2015 This past winter, Senator Bill Cole and Delegate Tim Armstead united construction owners and businesses with their workers. more »»

A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words; And Signs

August 2, 2015 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 »»

Local Group Has Toured Every Major League Ballpark

August 2, 2015 Thirteen years ago Bill Bryson owner of Uniglobe Ohio Valley Travel in Wheeling sent out flyers which read: ‘‘Take Me Out to the Ballgame!’’ I was one the first to sign up for an opportunity to... more »»

Sending Wrong Message to Iran

August 1, 2015 If it was not clear previously that President Barack Obama is an incredibly astute politician but a disaster of a diplomat, it certainly is now. more »»

Sports

After 27 Years, Legion Title Comes Back Home to Wheeling

August 2, 2015 SISSONVILLE — For the first time since 1988, the Wheeling American Legion baseball team claimed a state title Saturda. more »»

Wanjiku, Ngige Win Crowns At Annual Debbie Green 5K in Wheeling

August 2, 2015 WHEELING — Nineteen-year-old John Wanjiku ran away with the Debbie Green 5K on Saturday night. Literally. more »»

Pletcher Finally Wins West Virginia Derby

August 2, 2015 NEW CUMBERLAND — It figured to happen eventually, and Saturday it did. Todd A. more »»

Cole Again Beaten By Cincinnati

August 2, 2015 CINCINNATI — Eugenio Suarez had a sacrifice fly and an RBI double off 14-game winner Gerrit Cole, and the Cincinnati Reds extended their home-field success over the Pittsburgh Pirates with a 4-3... more »»

Williams Is A Luxury For Steelers

August 2, 2015 LATROBE, Pa. — DeAngelo Williams is used to splitting carries. Just don’t call the Pittsburgh Steelers’ running back a backu. more »»

 
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