Features

County Music Stars Bring Fashion to the Stage

You known them by name, by their music, their songs, but how about their fashions? County music stars at Wednesday CMT Music Awards in Nashville brought their own sense of style to the arena and stage. From the ripped white-washed blue jeans to the sparkling mini dress, they were all ...

Martha’s Art Gallery in Wellsburg Connects Art to Nature

WELLSBURG — Few, if any, art centers are named for donkeys, but one such gallery is opening this week in downtown Wellsburg. Martha’s Gallery, owned by Chatman Neely and Dr. Harry Sanford, takes its name from the resident greeter on their working farm, Highland Springs Farm, located on ...

Kitchen Collectibles: Perfect Accessories in the Heart of the Home

Kitchens are the heart of the home and today’s kitchen takes on a role that is bigger than ever. Many homeowners spend a fortune in kitchen remodeling and create a space that is for so much more than preparing food. If you are in the market for a kitchen redo, big or small, make a point to ...

Oglebay Institute’s Secret Kitchens Tour Set for June 8

WHEELING — Area residents have an opportunity to get a rare peek at some of the most exquisite kitchens in Wheeling during Oglebay Institute’s Secret Kitchens of Wheeling Tour and Gourmet Market Saturday, June 8. Presented by the Committee of the Museums of Oglebay Institute, this ...

European Artists to Gather For Plein-Air Painting in Wheeling

WHEELING — The first week of July will see artists from all over Europe gathering in Wheeling for a weeklong plein-air painting experience. For more than 20 years, painters from Great Britain, Switzerland, Germany, the United States and France have gathered to paint in a different host ...

Belmont County Offers Summer Fun At a Variety of Festivals This Season

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Belmont County offers a wide variety of summer festivals from June through August. Featuring history, music, nature, food, and sports. these events offer something for everyone to enjoy. Flushing Heritage Day on Friday, June 7, is a free, public event put on by the ...

21 Local Teens To Join Boys State

The 82nd annual American Legion Mountaineer Boys State will take 21 teens from the local area to West Virginia University’s Jacksons’ Mill on June 9-15. The American Legion Mountaineer Boys State is an honors, leadership and citizenship academy which has existed since 1936 to teach ...

St. Matthew’s Offers 200th Anniversary High Tea

WHEELING — St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 1410 Chapline St., will hold a high tea from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, in celebration of the parish’s 200th anniversary. The event is open to the community. Men, women and children may participate. Admission is free, but goodwill donations are ...

Treasures From Wheeling’s Rich History on Display

We are fortunate to enjoy several museums and many programs in the tri-state region that appeal to antique enthusiasts and history buffs. Every week there are library programs, special events and club meetings that delve into local history and Wheeling’s past. Soon Wheeling will mark its ...

Dickinson Cattle in Barnesville to Host Second Bobolink Bonanza

BARNESVILLE — Dickinson Cattle Co., located at 35000 Muskrat Road, Barnesville, will host the second Bobolink Bonanza on June 1. The bobolink is a robin-sized bird that is a species of concern in Ohio. This migratory bird makes its appearance in Ohio between May and July and happens to ...

Special Activities

Lunch With Books Author P.L. Gaus will visit Lunch With Books at the Ohio County Public Library, 52 16th St., Wheeling, at noon Tuesday to discuss his Amish Country Mystery series. Gaus is the author of several books in this series. He lives in Wooster, Ohio, an area that is close to the ...

June Calendar

June 1-30 — Oglebay Institute’s Schrader Environmental Education Center, Oglebay Park, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Saturday. June 1-30 — Good Zoo, Oglebay Park, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. June 1-30 — Oglebay Institute’s Mansion ...

Laughlin Memorial Chapel Plans Summer Jam for Local Kids

WHEELING — Laughlin Memorial Chapel is accepting applications for their Summer Jam program. Summer Jam runs from June 17 to July 12 and is a free program offered to students who have completed kindergarten through fifth grade. It runs Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and children ...

Inside a Labyrinth Garden, Every Path Is the Right One

A labyrinth garden should not be puzzling — that’s a maze. A labyrinth and a maze were once the same, but the labyrinth has recently grown to become a totally different animal. Enter a labyrinth and every turn you make is the correct one, leading you to the center. The labyrinth might be ...

National Pike Wagon Train Returns to Belmont County

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — The wagon wheels will soon be rolling as the National Pike Wagon Train travels through Belmont County beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, June 1 and 2 with a route along historic National Road (U.S. 40). The Saturday trip will begin at the historic village of ...

Linsly Students Bring Their Artwork Front and Center

WHEELING — From paper ice cream cones to detailed pencil drawings, The Linsly School Fine Arts Department and its students recently presented examples of their latest creations. The art show and spring concert held May 10 showcased both the musical and artistic talents of the Linsly ...

Dive-In And Drive-In Movies Return

WHEELING – Back by popular demand, Wheeling Park is proud to present another exciting season of drive-in and dive-in movies. For those seeking an old fashioned drive-in experience, visitors from near and far are invited to grab a parking spot in front of the Wheeling Park White Palace at dusk ...

Gallery Hop at Artworks Around Town Features Two Local Artists

Artworks Around Town is honored to welcome two fine artists for the month of June. Cecy Rose and Alan Fitzpatrick will greet guests at a free reception on Friday June 7, 2019 at Artworks’s North Gallery in Wheeling’s historic Centre Market, from 5:30-8 p.m.. Cecy Rose has had a long ...

Special Activities

Historical Society A special two-part program is planned by the Marshall County Historical Society for Monday at the society’s museum, 13th Street and Lockwood Avenue, Moundsville. The program will begin at 6 p.m. with presentations by Marshall County fifth graders who represented yhr ...