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Naked Man Is Walked On a Leash

July 29, 2014 RONEY’S POINT — Imagine driving down the road, possibly on your way to work, and looking out the window only to see ... a naked man, on all fours, being walked on a leash. more »»

 
 
 

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Naked Man Is Walked On a Leash

July 29, 2014 RONEY’S POINT — Imagine driving down the road, possibly on your way to work, and looking out the window only to see ... a naked man, on all fours, being walked on a leash. more »»

Ohio County BOE Alters Uniform Policy

July 29, 2014 WHEELING — The Ohio County Board of Education on Monday rescinded a policy stating service personnel can be fired for failure to properly wear their uniforms, and also discussed whether one board... more »»

Tyler County Schools React to Drug Arrest

July 29, 2014 SISTERSVILLE — The daughter of the Tyler County Schools superintendent is free on bond after her arrest on drug charges last week. more »»

Thoburn Case To Grand Jury

July 29, 2014 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Charges against Union Local Schools Superintendent Doug Thoburn will be considered by a Belmont County grand jury, as Thoburn on Monday waived his right to a preliminary hearing. more »»

Suffering For The Condemned

July 29, 2014 Randy Browning watched from behind the glass as Kimberly McCarthy slipped quietly into unconsciousness, snored briefly, then finally stopped breathin. more »»

Obituaries

SHIRLEY CAMPBELL

July 29, 2014 Shirley Ann Fortney Campbell 76, of Wellsburg, WV, passed away July 26, 2014 at the Brightwood Center, Follansbee, WV. She was born Jan. more »»

CAROLYN MISCH

July 29, 2014 Carolyn Sue Beavers Misch, 56, of Wellsburg, WV, passed away July 27, 2014, at Liza’s Place, Wheeling, W. more »»

AURELIA LLEWELLYN

July 29, 2014 Aurelia Ann Nixon Llewellyn, 83, of Wheeling, WV, passed away on Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Peterson Rehabilitation Hospital, Wheeling, WV. more »»

DOROTHY RICHMOND

July 29, 2014 Dorothy “Dotty” Richmond, 86, of Moundsville died Monday, July 28 at Canton, Ohio. Graveside services at Halcyon Hills Memorial Chapel, Sherrard, WV, Thursday, July 31, at noon. more »»

CLARENCE BAKER

July 29, 2014 Clarence Baker, Jr., 88, Barnesville, died Friday. Visitation Thursday 11 a.m. until service at 1 p.m. at Campbell-Plumly-Milburn Funeral Home, Barnesville. more »»

Community

Child Neglect Charges Follow Motel Overdose

July 29, 2014 Officers with the Moundsville Police Department arrested an Amma, W.Va. more »»

Trees, Trailers Tossed By Destructive Deluge

July 29, 2014 The storm system that swept across Wetzel County on Sunday evening left destruction in its wake, particularly in the Steelton section of New Martinsville. more »»

Track, Baseball Field in Works at School

July 29, 2014 Behind the new Cameron High School are 63 acres of weed-filled and unused hillside. Delegate David Evans, R-Marshall, believes that land has all the potential in the world. On this lot overlooking U. more »»

Two Suspects Arrested After Man Shot in Leg

July 29, 2014 Two suspects were being held today in the Jefferson County jail in connection with a shooting that occurred early this morning at the corner of Oregon and Kendall avenues, according to reports from... more »»

Woman Admits to Slashing Husband’s Throat

July 29, 2014 A woman who initially claimed she was dreaming about filleting a fish when she slashed her husband’s neck early Saturday morning is expected to be charged with felonious assault, the Jefferson Count... more »»

Editorials

‘Privatizing’ Pays Off Big in W.Va.

July 29, 2014 Premiums West Virginia companies pay for workers’ compensation insurance are going down — again. more »»

Get Land Reuse Agency Started

July 29, 2014 Once the new Belmont County Land Reutilization Corp. has been up and running for a few years, it may become self-sustaining. more »»

Fire Officials Who Let Veterans Down

July 29, 2014 In the private sector, the penalty for not performing sometimes is losing one’s job. Lying about it is an almost certain route to a pink slip. more »»

Investigate All Injuries on Rides

July 29, 2014 A major malfunction on a ride at the Cedar?Point amusement park in Sandusky, Ohio, will not be investigated by state inspectors. more »»

Keep Animal Rules in Place

July 28, 2014 There certainly have been missteps in implementing a new West Virginia law to restrict ownership of dangerous animals. But they have not been serious enough for state legislators or Gov. more »»

Local Columns

Linking Tax Rates to Jobs A Bad Idea

July 27, 2014 Imagine you’re among West Virginians who have landed one of those good jobs in the oil and gas industry. You went back to school and got the specialized training neede. more »»

Chinese ‘Sleeping Giant’ Has Awakened in Africa

July 27, 2014 Between the 1870s and 1900, Africa faced a vast tide of European military invasions and eventual colonizatio. more »»

Local Residents Are Commended

July 27, 2014 Fostoria Glass Society of America, Inc. president James D. Davis of Clarksville, Tenn. more »»

Moundsville Power Would Create Local Jobs

July 27, 2014 I am writing in response to Marshall County Commissioner Bob Miller’s recent letter to the editor regarding the proposed $615 million Moundsville Power project. more »»

A Tax by Any Other Name ...

July 26, 2014 Politicians have wised up during the past several decades. They have found new and improved ways to empty our pockets without us even realizing we’ve been had. more »»

Sports

Worley Tosses 4-Hitter, Pirates Beat Giants, 5-0

July 29, 2014 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Vance Worley tossed a four-hitter for his first career shutout, and the Pittsburgh Pirates pounded Madison Bumgarner early in a 5-0 win over the struggling San Francisco Giants... more »»

Marketing Deal a Hurdle For U.S. Olympic Bid

July 29, 2014 By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — If Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco or Washington is picked to host the 2024 Olympics, the U.S. more »»

Jeff Gordon Seeks 5th Title After Win

July 29, 2014 By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer INDIANAPOLIS — Long before Jimmie Johnson arrived on the NASCAR scene, Jeff Gordon was the fastest thing on wheels. more »»

Derby Set To Run On Saturday

July 29, 2014 By Bill Mooney For the Intelligencer A field of nine, headed by a trio of Grade 2 winners, has drawn in for the 45th running of the Grade 2, $750,000 West Virginia Derby presented by Xpressbet. more »»

Secrest Proved He Belongs

July 28, 2014 WHEELING — Tucked in a quiet, little corner of Monroe County sits the town of Beallsville. The standing joke is it’s a one-stoplight city with one way in and one way ou. more »»

W.Va. News

Proposal calls for mountaintop lake in Charleston

July 29, 2014 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Two men have submitted a proposal calling for a mountaintop lake in Charleston that would serve as a backup drinking water source. more »»

W.Va. man gets prison for sex abuse, child porn

July 29, 2014 MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia man who pleaded no contest to sexual abuse and possession of child pornography has been sentenced to up to 29 years in prison. more »»

Freedom Industries pays $11,000 fine in chem spill

July 29, 2014 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A company that spilled chemicals into West Virginia's largest water supply has paid an $11,000 fine for a pair of violations. more »»

Weekend tornado confirmed in West Virginia

July 29, 2014 MAXWELL, W.Va. (AP) — The National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado touched down in Pleasants and Ritchie counties over the weekend. more »»

Ohio News

Ohio man dies in Montana bicycle crash

July 29, 2014 KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — Officials in northwestern Montana say an Ohio man died after being thrown from a bicycle on Big Mountain Road north of Whitefish. more »»

Site selling items from convicted priest's funeral

July 29, 2014 TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Internet site devoted to selling memorabilia from notorious killers is selling dirt said to be from the gravesite of a Roman Catholic priest convicted of killing a nun in Ohio. more »»

Aretha Franklin eyes state fair confections

July 29, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — There's something beyond delivering a set packed with her hits that's got Aretha Franklin jazzed about fair season: the elephant ears. more »»

Akron schools to pay autistic child's education

July 29, 2014 AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The Akron school district has agreed to pay just over $100,000 a year to send an autistic child to a private school after a longstanding challenge by the child's parents. more »»

Murder charge added against Ohio man in chase

July 29, 2014 CINCINNATI (AP) — A man has been charged with aggravated murder in the aftermath of a slow-speed chase on Cincinnati-area interstate highways in which police say he held a handgun to his head. 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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