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Hangover BBQ in Wheeling Adds Southern Touch to Menu

The recently opened Hangover BBQ eatery in Wheeling offers a menu with a southern touch and quality barbecued meats, according to Owners Bill and Stephanie Litman. “Where tradition survives the past,” is the motto of the quaint carryout at 39 GC&P Road just off W.Va. 88 in the ...

Martins Ferry Discusses Building Safety

MARTINS FERRY— One of Martins Ferry’s councilmen said the city needs to look at improving security at its municipal building after a city resident tried to attack an employee through the service window there last week. Jack Regis Sr. said Gerald Johnson came in the building Oct. 12 and ...

Reynolds Hospital To Deliver Babies

For the first time in years, babies could be born in a hospital in Marshall County starting next week. WVU Medicine Reynolds Memorial Hospital has announced that it will re-open its labor and delivery unit with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 11 a.m. Wednesday. The hospital had said previously ...

Police Reports

WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT From 8:17 a.m. Tuesday to 7:19 a.m. Wednesday, officers handled 14 traffic stops, two accidents and one miscellaneous call. WEDNESDAY At 7:19 a.m., Eagle Court, transport. At 5:43 a.m., Warwood Avenue, civil complaint. At 4:01 a.m., Water Street, suspicious ...

Toronto Asks Residents To Renew Rec Levy

City officials are asking Toronto voters once again to renew the 0.5-mill, five-year levy to help supplement the recreation budget in the city. “This is nothing new,” Steven Rebich, councilman and director of the council recreation committee, said. “It’s been here for years and years. ...

McNinch Primary Hosts Agriculture Trailer

The West Virginia Farm Bureau’s Mobile Agricultural Education Science Lab is making its stop at McNinch Primary School this week. Each elementary school in Marshall County has been visited by the West Virginia Farm Bureau’s Mobile Agriculture Education Science Lab during the past six ...

WATCHMAN Device Reduces Stroke Risk

Wheeling Hospital has become the region’s first facility to offer a new stroke risk reduction therapy for patients with atrial fibrillation. Speaking at a press conference Tuesday, officials said the procedure — implantation of a WATCHMAN device — helps patients who cannot tolerate ...

Court Candidates Will Be in Wheeling

Plans, format and times have been finalized for a forum West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals candidates. Eighteen of the 20 candidates seeking to be on the court have indicated they will attend the event, now set to begin at 2 p.m. Sunday at West Virginia Northern Community College. Doors ...

Council Petitions State To Solidify Home Rule

Since Moundsville was brought in to the Home Rule pilot program in 2015, its city leaders say they’ve enjoyed considerable benefits from the expanded freedom in governing their own finances. With the termination date of the program looming on July 1, 2019, the city passed a resolution ...

Local Women Hope To Be Ms. Mountaineer

Three women from the Northern Panhandle are among 10 West Virginia University students vying for one of Mountaineer Week’s oldest traditions — the title of Mr. and Ms. Mountaineer. The group represents a wide range of disciplines, but shares impressive academic achievements and ...

Council Updated On Paving Projects

Paving and road repair projects were the main topics of discussion during Bethlehem’s bi-monthly council meeting Monday evening. Mayor Tim Bishop updated Village Council about several ongoing projects within the community, including concrete repairs that continued to be made along ...

Ohio Suspends Law License of Marshall

From Staff Reports The Ohio Supreme Court on Tuesday indefinitely suspended the law license of Steubenville attorney Michael J. Marshall, who was convicted of a federal felony for his role in fraudulently obtaining $140 million in federal contracts targeted to businesses owned by disabled ...

West Virginia Voter Registration Ends Today

With all eyes on West Virginia for the upcoming midterms, elections officials and the two major political parties are encouraging anyone who hasn’t registered to vote to do so by 5 p.m. today. Registered voters are also being encouraged to contact their county clerks or go online to ...

Nailers Pass the Puck, And the Salt at Lunch

Steenrod Elementary School welcomed members of the Wheeling Nailers for lunch Monday in celebration of National School Lunch Week. Team members visited the school, had lunch with students and chatted with the kids about hockey. It was the second consecutive year Steenrod Principal Michelle ...

Schools, City Starting Playground Partnership

Wheeling City Council will consider an agreement with Ohio County Schools that could lead to some school playgrounds being open to the public when school is not in session. Council meets at 5:30 p.m. today in council chambers at the City-County Building, 1500 Chapline St. Preceding the ...

Devin Woods Jailed On Incest Charges

A Moundsville man remains behind bars after his arrest earlier this month on charges of sexually assaulting a family member. Devin Woods, 41, waived his preliminary hearing Monday through his attorney, Chris Hood, before Marshall County Magistrate Dave McLaughlin. Following arraignment, ...

Police Reports

WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT From 9:13 a.m. Saturday to 7:23 a.m. Monday, officers handled 24 traffic stops, three accidents and six miscellaneous calls. MONDAY At 7:23 a.m., Eagle Court, unknown trouble. At 5:51 a.m., Interstate 70 westbound, motorist assist. At 5:44 a.m., Jacob ...

Seeing Hand Association Greenhouse Is Growing Opportunity in Wheeling

The Seeing Hand Association and the West Virginia Women Work Step-Up for Women Program teamed up recently to build a greenhouse at the association’s Edelman Garden site on Wheeling Island. Funds for the greenhouse were granted to Seeing Hand from the Elizabeth Stifel Kline ...

Kelly’s Suite II Showing ‘Cottage House’ in St. Clairsville

Kelly’s Suite II is bringing “the south to the north, ” and putting southern charm, white shiplap and crown molding into homes local individuals can own. The St. Clairsville-based design store is expanding the focus of its business into buying smaller older homes in the area — then ...