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Tour Reveals True Level of Damage to Marshall County’s Roads

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CAMERON — Marshall County’s roads are literally falling apart. Sure, there are potholes on the stretch of W.Va. 2 that runs through Moundsville and on other streets and highways in the area. But the Marshall County Commission did not declare a State of Emergency because of potholes. A ...

Gov. Jim Justice’s Business Practices Back In the Spotlight

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CHARLESTON - Recent articles and a federal investigation have returned to the forefront Gov. Jim Justice’s reputation for ignoring his tax debts, flouting mine safety fines and not paying vendors providing services to his businesses. An article in a nationally known business publication ...

Thousands Attend Community Egg Hunt At Wheeling Park

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WHEELING —Thousands of area residents were able to enjoy the 13th annual Community Egg Hunt at Wheeling Park Saturday under sunny skies and warm temperatures. The free event, sponsored by the Vineyard Church in Wheeling, has become springtime tradition for many area families, according to ...

WPHS Band Steps Up Amid Director’s Injuries

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By JOSELYN KING Staff Writer WHEELING — The Wheeling Park High School Band stepped it up and marched to a successful season this year, though director David Alfred still limps alongside them following a series of serious injuries over the past two school years. Alfred was the victim in ...

Bank Honors Top Students From Tyler County, Paden City Schools

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“Never stop raising your personal bar,” Peoples Bank Senior Vice President and Director of Risk Management Ann Helmick urged students being honored Tuesday, during the 41st annual Tyler County and Paden City Schools Academic Awards Ceremony. Helmick, praising students in grades 5-8, also ...

WVU President Gee To Speak at Annual Boy Scout Dinner

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WHEELING — The Ohio River Valley Council Boy Scouts of America will host West Virginia University President E. Gordon Gee as keynote speaker at its annualpartnership dinner. The event is set for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 16 at Oglebay Park’s Wilson Lodge, Glessner Auditorium in Wheeling ...

Veterans Outpatient Clinic Open in Ohio Valley Mall

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ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Crowds of veterans from Ohio and West Virginia gathered for a tour of the new Belmont County Veterans Administration Outpatient Clinic at the Ohio Valley Mall on Friday. At 16,000 square feet, the new location is twice the size of the former Plaza Drive location, also in ...

$13.5M Awarded to Modernize West Virginia Public Housing

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Thirty public housing authorities in West Virginia were awarded more than $13.5 million in grants through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito announced Thursday. The funding from HUD’s Public Housing Capital Fund will help ...

St. Clairsville Police Chief Jeff Henry Under Internal Investigation

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The city administration is investigating complaints against St. Clairsville Police Chief Jeff Henry. Both Henry and a council member confirmed that police officers have approached city leaders regarding Henry’s alleged treatment of personnel. “There was a complaint made against me by ...

Police Reports

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WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT From 8 a.m. Thursday to 8 a.m. Friday, officers handled 20 traffic stops, three accidents and four miscellaneous calls. At 8 a.m., Kruger Street, assault and battery earlier. At 8:55 a.m., Joan Street, serve warrant. At 10:10 a.m., Edington Lane, civil ...