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An Ohio Department of Transportation slide repair project continues at Rush Run south of Brilliant along Ohio 7.

Ohio Department of Transportation Investing $2.3B Across Ohio in 2017

The Ohio Department of Transportation is planning for another near-record construction season across the Buckeye State. This year, ODOT will spend $2.3 billion improving the state’s roads and bridges. In 2015, ODOT invested a record $2.4 billion on roadway infrastructure projects. ODOT ...

Doyle Named Wheeling Jesuit University’s Director of Admissions

Wheeling Jesuit University has chosen a former Wheeling Park High School teacher and coach to lead its undergraduate recruitment efforts. Sean Doyle recently was named director of Undergraduate Admissions by WJU Interim President Debra Townsley. She is confident Doyle can make an impact in ...

Suicide Awareness Walk Set For Sunday in St. Clairsville

Jerry’s Walk – Illuminating Suicide Awareness, a nonprofit organization dedicated to suicide prevention and awareness, will be hosting its inaugural suicide awareness walk Sunday at the St. Clairsville-Richland Township Memorial Park. There is a cost to participate. Those interested may ...

Police Reports

WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT From 8 a.m. Saturday to 8 a.m. Sunday, the Wheeling Police Department handled 69 calls, including 25 traffic calls and three miscellaneous calls. At 4:25 a.m. Sunday, Warwood Avenue, welfare check. At 3:35 a.m. Sunday, Valley View Avenue, loud subjects. At ...

Police Reports

WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT From 7:17 a.m. Friday to 8 a.m. Saturday, officers handled five traffic stops, four vehicle accidents and two miscellaneous calls. SATURDAY At 8 a.m., North Front Street, breaking and entering. At 3:07 a.m., Overbrook Avenue, animal complaint. At 2:33 ...

Barns Part of Ohio’s History

MORRISTOWN — The state of Ohio has several symbols that are designated to represent the pride of the Buckeye State, such as the white tailed deer as the state animal, the large white trillium as the state wildflower and the trilobite as the state fossil. Now, state legislators are ...

Retiring Schools Superintendent Reflects on Long Career

MOUNDSVILLE — Marshall County Schools superintendent Michael Hince has announced his retirement at the end of the school year, and is optimistic for the future of the district. Across nearly 40 years in the district, Hince said he has seen several aspects of the county’s educational ...

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Dr. James Comerci, left, director of Wheeling Hospital’s family medicine residency program; and Dr. Shawn Stern, Wheeling Hospital medical director, discuss plans for the medical tent at the 41st-annual Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic May 27 in Wheeling.

Wheeling Hospital To Run Ogden Half Marathon Medical Tent

In the heat of competition, even the most well-trained athletes may overlook what their bodies are telling them in the name of reaching their goal. But those hitting the streets of Wheeling May 27 for the 41st-annual Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic should know they’ll be under the ...

Bellaire Village Council to Debate Rate Hikes

BELLAIRE — A dispute about the need to raise water rates led the discussion during this week’s meeting of Bellaire Village Council, when that proposed hike and a proposed increase in garbage collection rates were rejected. Councilman Dan Brown said council was not sufficiently informed ...

Cameron High Honors Past Administrators

Past and present Marshall County educators gathered in Cameron Friday to honor the legacy of a former administrator. During a ceremony at Cameron High School, current and former board members, along with Cameron Principal Jack Cain, Superintendent Michael Hince and other district staff, ...

Police Reports

WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT Between 7 a.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. Friday, officers handled 16 traffic stops, four vehicle accidents and one miscellaneous call FRIDAY At 2:41 a.m., Ohio Street, meet complainant. At 2:31 a.m., 500 block of Fulton Street, welfare check. At 12:31 a.m., Ohio ...

Neglect Case To Go Before Grand Jury

MOUNDSVILLE — A Marshall County man charged with child neglect will see his case go before a grand jury this summer. Jonathan Nathan Clark, 30, was arrested last Friday, along with his wife, Cortnie Ann Clark, 28, following a West Virginia State Police response to their 620 Glen Haven Ave. ...

Top Teachers Are Honored

Each teacher honored Friday by the Wheeling Area Chamber of Commerce offered similar words of advice to students: Never stop learning. The annual Partners in Education luncheon hosted by the chamber was held at West Virginia Northern Community College’s Culinary Arts Center, and honored ...

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Firefighters dig through the remains of a structure that caught fire along National Road early Thursday. Crews kept the fire from spreading to the neighboring occupied homes.

Fire Destroys National Road Structure in Wheeling

Fire investigators are working to determine the cause of a fire that destroyed an unoccupied National Road house early Thursday. The call came into 911 dispatch at 3:57 a.m. when a man passing by the house at 91 National Road saw the flames. He also pounded on the door of the neighboring ...

Former Bethlehem Village Clerk Sentenced to House Arrest in Ohio County

Former Bethlehem village clerk Andrea McDonald has been sentenced to one-to-10 years of house arrest after pleading guilty last month to embezzling about $127,000 in what her attorney called a “Robin Hood” plan. From Jan. 1, 2008, to March 31, 2015, McDonald had been taking local utility ...

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Apologies Issued From The AMC Theater Group

By DAVE GOSSETT For the News-Register Officials with the AMC Theaters sent email apologies to local civil rights activist Delores Wiggins and Bishop Jermaine Moore of the Mount Zion Baptist Church regarding an Easter Sunday incident at the Carmike Theaters theaters at the Fort Steuben ...

Kiddie Days Set at West Virginia University

Thousands of area kids will experience firsts such as seeing a cow up close or hearing the “baa” of a sheep in person when West Virginia University’s Animal Sciences Farm hosts Kiddie Days April 25-27. Hosted by the WVU Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design, the ...

Wheeling Island Stadium Report Expected in a Week; Officials Encouraged

Ohio County Schools officials expect a full engineer’s report on the condition of Wheeling Island Stadium in about a week, although Assistant Superintendent Rick Jones said he’s encouraged by what he’s heard so far. Jones said Eric Matyskiela of M&G Architects and Engineers spent ...

Police Reports

WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT Between 7:11 a.m. Wednesday and 6:38 a.m. Thursday, officers handled 14 traffic stops, four accidents and four miscellaneous calls. THURSDAY At 4:05 a.m., National Road, false alarm. At 3:59 a.m., National Road, mutual aid. At 1:58 a.m., 10th Street, 911 ...

Police Reports

WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT Between 7:11 a.m. Wednesday and 6:38 a.m. Thursday, officers handled 14 traffic stops, four accidents and four miscellaneous calls. THURSDAY At 4:05 a.m., National Road, false alarm. At 3:59 a.m., National Road, mutual aid. At 1:58 a.m., 10th Street, 911 ...