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Bank Robbery Suspect Spotted at Store

April 25, 2014 BETHLEHEM — The Ohio County Sheriff’s Department released surveillance video images Thursday of the man sought in the April 14 robbery of the Bethlehem Branch of United Bank. Sgt. more »»


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Wiretap Used In Marshall Sweep

April 25, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — What started as a tip from a observant postmaster turned into the successful federal prosecution of a drug ring spanning from Moundsville to Californi. more »»

FDA Eases Into Rules For E-Cigarette Sales

April 25, 2014 WASHINGTON — The federal government’s move to regulate e-cigarettes is a leap into the unknown. Most everyone agrees a ban on selling them to kids would be a step forward. more »»

Governor Urged To Restore Funds

April 25, 2014 WHEELING — Some Republican lawmakers are joining the West Virginia Healthy Kids and Families Coalition in calling on Gov. more »»

Afghan Security Guard Kills Three Americans

April 25, 2014 KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Three Americans — a pediatrician and a father and son — were killed by an Afghan government security officer at a hospital Thursday, the latest in a series of attacks on... more »»



April 25, 2014 Carson, Gladys Eileen (Walker) Wozniak, 84, of Evansville, Indiana, formerly of New Matamoras, Ohio, passed away Wednesday. Calling hours 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday. Funeral service 11 a.m. more »»


April 25, 2014 Gordon, Tony Allen Dean Jr., infant, on April 23, 2014. Visitation Monday, 11 a.m until service at 1 p.m. at Campbell-Plumly- Milburn Funeral Home, Barnesville, Ohio. more »»


April 25, 2014 D’Anniballe, Alfred C., 82, of Dillonvale died Wednesday. Friends received at Wilson Funeral Home, Dillonvale, Saturday 4-8 p.m. Services Saturday at 6 p.m. more »»


April 25, 2014 Barker, Gary Everett, 63, died Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at home. Arrangements are pending at Kepner Funeral Home, 1308 Chapline Street, Wheeling, (304) 232-5110. more »»


April 25, 2014 Spencer, Golden, 87, of Middlebourne died at his home Wednesday. Viewing 5-9 p.m. Friday at Furbee Funeral Home, Tyler. more »»


WJU Cares for Local Parks

April 25, 2014 Two Wheeling parks are receiving some spring cleaning thanks to a partnership between the city and Wheeling Jesuit University. more »»

Brooke Hills Park Hosting Annual W.Va. Kite Festival

April 25, 2014 Libby and Robert Strong, owners of the SMART-Center in Wheeling and founders of West Virginia Kite Festival, hope to see a sky filled with a variety of colorful kites during the Ninth Annual West... more »»

Wise Will Do Prison Time

April 25, 2014 Mark Douglas Wise claims he is innocent, but he is going to prison for five-to-25 years after pleading no contest in a child sexual abuse case involving a four-year-old girl. more »»

Road Use Refusal Causes Contention

April 25, 2014 When natural gas drillers arrived in Harrison County, resident Jim Rosenberry, a retired district manager for Beaver Excavating, saw the economic benefits of leasing property going to his neighbors... more »»

Belmont County Looking to Lease

April 24, 2014 Belmont County just received a $3 million check for leasing the mineral rights to 406 acres of county-owned land, and now county commissioners are looking to lease the rights to another 426 acres a... more »»


Get Involved In Steubenville

April 25, 2014 No doubt Steubenville Mayor Domenick Mucci and many others in municipal government remember with little fondness their situation just a few years ago. more »»

Rewarding Problem Employees at IRS

April 25, 2014 Worried some mistake you made on your tax return will bring the wrath of the Internal Revenue Service down on you? Try going to work for the tax agency. Officials there may give you a bonus. more »»

Minutes Count During Disasters

April 24, 2014 Amid all the questions, murky details and recriminations about the Jan. 9 chemical spill in Charleston, one thing is becoming crystal clear:?Minutes count in reacting to such disasters. more »»

Get Priorities Right On Medical Devices

April 24, 2014 Decisions on whether to allow sale of new medical devices that could save lives ought to have priority over those on, say, improved wheelchairs, right? That probably seems obvious to most people. more »»

Punishing Those Liable for Leak

April 23, 2014 By the time lawyers involved in the Freedom Industries bankruptcy are finished, the company’s assets may have vanished. more »»

Local Columns

Crosses Not Harming Anyone

April 20, 2014 I suspect many people share my opinion about separation of church and state in America: Crosses on public property aren’t that big a deal. I could write a book about things that concern me more. more »»

Here’s How to Get Rid of Fear, Stress in Our Lives

April 20, 2014 In the last few weeks there have been numerous events that would make average men or women pull their hair wondering, “What’s going to happen next?” A plane has fallen out of the sky and over a mont... more »»

Grand Vue Park Celebrates 40th

April 20, 2014 Grand Vue Park will be observing its 40th anniversary on April 27 with an Open House from 1-5 p.m. more »»

Truly Sincere Gifts Are Anonymous

April 20, 2014 “Make certain you do not perform your religious duties in public so that people see what you do publicly, you will not have any reward from your Father in heave. more »»

Who Would Succeed Manchin?

April 19, 2014 No doubt some U.S. senators, both Democrats and Republicans, get tired of hearing Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., talk about how we do things in the Mountain State. The feeling is mutual, in a way. more »»


Swiger Helps Lift Oak Glen to 7-6 Victory Over Magnolia

April 25, 2014 NEW MANCHESTER — Alec Swiger had two singles and drove in two runs to lift Oak Glen to a big 7-6 victory over Magnolia Thursday. more »»

Nailers Go for Round 1 Sweep Tonight

April 25, 2014 WHEELING — The Wheeling Nailers haven’t so much as looked at the Kelly Cup Playoff brackets, insisting the only series that matters is the one they will try to close with a sweep of South Carolina a... more »»

Nailers Go for Round 1 Sweep Tonight

April 25, 2014 WHEELING — The Wheeling Nailers haven’t so much as looked at the Kelly Cup Playoff brackets, insisting the only series that matters is the one they will try to close with a sweep of South Carolina a... more »»

George’s Pair Helps JMHS Beat Magnolia

April 25, 2014 NEW MARTINSVILLE — John Marshall shortstop Sissy George has really come into her own at her new position. more »»

Who will win OVAC baseball crowns?

April 25, 2014 WHEELING — The Ohio Valley Athletic Conference is preparing to hand out its last handful of trophies for the 2013-2014 school year. If it seems like this one has flown by, you aren’t alone. more »»

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