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Brooke County Commissioners Voice Road Complaints

Tim Ennis, president of the Brooke County Commission, said Tuesday he may use the state’s new toll-free number for road concerns to air his own complaints about the condition of local roads. Gov. Jim Justice has announced residents may report concerns about state maintained roads through ...

Wheeling, Belmont County Police Reports

WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT Between 8 a.m. Tuesday and 8 a.m. Wednesday, Wheeling police conducted three traffic stops, responded three traffic accidents and handled four miscellaneous calls. WEDNESDAY At 7:31 a.m., Elm Grove Crossing, out with subject. At 5:57 a.m., Homestead Avenue, ...

Serving Up Variety in Marshall County Schools

Marshall County’s school breakfast and lunch menus will be a bit more varied in this coming school year, with waffles, lasagna and fish tacos among the choice picks for a new run of food options. Cafeteria workers fed practicing student athletes their lunch Tuesday morning at John Marshall ...

Wheeling Medical Pioneer To Hang Up Stethoscope

Forty years after he brought invasive cardiology to the Ohio Valley, Dr. Richard F. Terry is retiring. “It’s hard to believe it has been 40 years, but now it’s time for the next phase of my life,” Terry said. “I have had the honor and privilege of caring for thousands upon thousands ...

Superload Move From Steubenville Resumes On Saturday

The superload that was to be moved Sunday but has been parked on a highway access ramp since then has been rescheduled for transport Saturday, according to the Ohio Department of Transportation. The load will leave Steubenville at approximately 5 a.m. Saturday and travel the route it was ...

Group Seeks Expansion of Four-Lane Highways in East Ohio

With the slogan “the time is now,” the Columbus to Pittsburgh Corridor Association kicked off a new drive Tuesday morning at Bella Hall in Steubenville to push for completion of 47 miles of four-lane highway corridor to link across seven eastern Ohio counties. Efforts during the last ...

Wheeling Health Right Dental Clinic Receives Grant

Wheeling Health Right’s dental clinic has received a grant from the International College of Dentists USA Section Foundation to fund ongoing dental procedures through the West Virginia University School of Dentistry. The grant was made possible through Dr. Craig Wilcox, a retired local ...

Moundsville Hit and Run Crash Leads To Alleged Crime Spree, Arrest

Police responding to a hit-and-run early Monday morning eventually found the suspected culprit after he allegedly went on to commit several other crimes. At 2:05 a.m., Moundsville police received a 911 call regarding a hit-and-run on Ohio Street, where pieces of a red vehicle — identified by ...

Wheeling, Belmont County Police Reports

WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT Between 8:12 a.m. Monday and 5:31 a.m. Tuesday, officers handled eight traffic stops, two accidents and one miscellaneous call. TUESDAY At 5:31 a.m., Fort Henry Road, Valley Grove, hit and run. At 3:12 a.m., 15th Street, suspicious person. At 1:26 a.m., Jacob ...

Hancock County Sheriff’s Office Mourns Loss of K-9

An “unfortunate series of events” has led to the death of a Hancock County Sheriff’s Office K-9, according to officials. Sheriff Ralph A. Fletcher, in a statement released Monday to the public via Facebook, announced the death of K-9 Midas, who had been with the department since 2015. ...

Former Union Chief Santo Santoro Recalled As a ‘Fighter’

The name of Santo Santoro is forever linked to the letters “USW.” Santoro, 69, of Follansbee, spent a lifetime representing the United Steelworkers union as an officer and as president of USW Local 1190, and as a district representative. He died Saturday after a two-year battle with ...

Drug Dealer Convicted in Ohio County Faces More Time After Skipping Bond

An Ohio County man convicted in January of selling heroin on Wheeling Island now faces additional time after skipping bond and fleeing the state. Dontrell Ivery, 40, was convicted of one count of delivery of a controlled substance on Jan. 4, with a sentencing hearing to follow two weeks ...

Wheeling Police Reports

WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT MONDAY At 6:26 a.m., Eoff Street, domestic incident. At 3:20 a.m., Interstate-70 west, animal. At 2:49 a.m., Eagle Court, domestic incident. SUNDAY At 7:36 a.m., South Broadway Street, domestic violence. At 7:14 a.m., Edgewood Street, gunshot. At 5:22 ...

Mobile ‘Storybook Cafe’ Goes in Service Today in Hancock County

Hancock County Schools is taking education on the road. County educators and special guests gathered Thursday morning at the John D. Rockefeller IV Career Center to unveil the county’s new mobile Storybook Cafe, a retrofitted bus equipped to provide tutoring, literacy activities and ...

Straub Automotive Acquires Ohio Valley Ford in Moundsville

Straub Automotive officials have announced they have finalized the purchase of the Ohio Valley Ford dealership, located at 20 Jefferson Ave. The new Straub Ford will continue to serve both new and used vehicle customers throughout the Ohio Valley area. Straub Ford will offer customers new ...

Ohio County Schools Prep For New Year

Ohio County Schools leaders will gather today and Wednesday in preparation for the start of a new school year. The Ohio County Schools Leadership Summit will be held at the West Liberty University Center at The Highlands. The conference was organized by Superintendent Kimberly Miller and ...

Wheeling Police Reports

WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT From 8 a.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Saturday, officers handled 30 traffic stops. SATURDAY At 4:34 a.m., 12th Street, suspicious circumstances. At 3:57 a.m., 2200 block of Chapline Street, suspicious person. At 3:53 a.m., Baltimore Street, domestic incident. At ...

Wheeling’s Urban Gardens Experiencing A Good Growing Season

WHEELING — While it was a slow start to the growing season for several local urban gardens, the August-like temperatures in June and July helped provide that needed boost to create bountiful summer produce, according to several area garden and farming workers. Danny Swan, executive ...

Marshall County Fair Brings Families A Little Bit Closer

Surrounded in decades tradition, the annual Marshall County Fair features something for the entire family. As it wraps up today, fairgoers will get one last shot at such things that make a county fair a family event: a pie eating contest, auction of baked goods and cowpatty ...