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Village of Bellaire Will Advertise Administrator Position

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The village of Bellaire still is without a full-time administrator. Following a regular Bellaire Village Council meeting Thursday, Mayor Vince DiFabrizio said he plans to advertise the position after two of the candidates he was considering took jobs elsewhere. He said Village Council is ...

Marshall County Chamber of Commerce Honors The Green Tab

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The Green Tab was honored Thursday night with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Marshall County Chamber of Commerce during the chamber’s annual dinner. Scott Reager, the chamber’s executive director, presented the award to publisher Eric Anderson for the publication’s decades of ...

Officer, Deputy Cleared In Martins Ferry Shooting

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MARTINS FERRY — A Belmont County grand jury has decided that no charges should be filed against a deputy and a police officer involved the shooting death of a Martins Ferry man last spring. Jill Del Greco, spokeswoman with the Ohio Attorney General’s Office, said Thursday the case was ...

Former Moundsville Mayor Simms Indicted on Drug Charges

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Former Moundsville mayor and council member Kevin Mark Simms was indicted Wednesday on drug distribution charges by a federal grand jury. U.S. Attorney Bill Powell said Simms, 63, was charged with one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute oxycodone, one count of distribution ...

Marshall County Sex Abuser Sentenced to 3-15 Years in Prison

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MOUNDSVILLE — A sex abuse case in Marshall County concluded with an emotional day in court Thursday, as a former New Vrindaban man detailed his plans for penance after serving his sentence. Nirguna Spicher, 36, had turned himself in to police earlier this year for three counts of first ...

Wheeling Hospital Among 40 Worldwide To Offer Heart Procedure

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Wheeling Hospital is one of only 40 hospitals worldwide to replace aortic heart valves using the Transcaval approach for the transcatheter aortic-valve replacement procedure, the hospital reported in a statement released Thursday. No other hospital in West Virginia or Pennsylvania offers the ...

Pipeline Worker Rolls ATV Down Hill Near Proctor

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PROCTOR — A 34-year-old man was injured seriously when the all terrain vehicle he was driving rolled at least 25 times down a southwestern Marshall County hillside. Tom Hart, director of Marshall County Homeland Security and Emergency Management, said Marshall County 911 received the call ...

Wheeling, Belmont County Police Reports

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WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT From 8:02 a.m. Wednesday to 7:14 a.m. Thursday, officers handled seven traffic stops, two accidents and two miscellaneous calls. THURSDAY At 7:14 a.m., Eagle Court, transport. At 6:52 a.m., Mount Wood Road, suspicious person. At 5:58 a.m., South Penn Street, ...

WLU Earns Most Affordable Rating

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College Consensus, a unique new college review aggregator, has recognized West Liberty University in its survey of the Most Affordable Colleges and Universities for 2018. WLU is ranked at the 41st spot out of the 100 Most Affordable Colleges and Universities in the country. “Affordable ...

Former Moundsville Mayor, Mark Simms, Indicted on Drug Charges

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WHEELING — Former Moundsville Council member/Mayor Kevin Mark Simms was indicted on drug distribution charges by a federal grand jury in Wheeling on Wednesday. U.S. Attorney Bill Powell said Simms, 63, was charged with one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute ...

Opposition to School Levy Heard in St. Clairsville

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By ROBERT A. DEFRANK For The Intelligencer ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Residents who oppose a $79.9-million levy for the St. Clairsville-Richland City School District met Wednesday to express anger and concern for future financial hardship and remain determined to stop the levy from passing. More ...

Cameron High School Prepares for Homecoming Festivities

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Photo Provided Cameron High School will kickoff its homecoming festivities with a parade at 5:30 p.m. Friday. At 7 p.m., the Dragons will host the Conotton Valley Rockets at Dragon Field and will select a homecoming king and queen during halftime. The 2018 court members are freshmen attendant ...

Charges Dropped In Alleged Wheeling Abduction

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WHEELING — Two of the four people who were arrested in September after police issued an Amber Alert for a 6-year-old boy had their charges dropped Wednesday morning in Ohio County Magistrate Court. Val Andrew Winer Sr., 68, and Brecca Shian Steele, 25, both of Moundsville, had charges ...