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Gov. Jim Justice, Sen. Joe Manchin Promote W.Va. Energy Sector

CHARLESTON — They might not like each other these days, but Gov. Jim Justice and Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., are working together on ways to make West Virginia a hub for petrochemical production. Justice announced a meeting held Monday between himself, Commerce Secretary Ed Gaunch and ...

Gov. Jim Justice’s Greenbrier Classic’s Charity Is Investigated

CHARLESTON — The charity associated with Gov. Jim Justice’s Greenbrier Classic golf tournament is under federal investigation, according to a subpoena sent to the state Department of Commerce. The grand jury subpoena, which required all documents to be sent by April 2, sought all ...

Wheeling Hall of Fame Board Names Inductees

WHEELING — A dozen people are set to be inducted into the Wheeling Hall of Fame in June for their many and varied contributions to the community. Robert DeFrancis, chairman of the Hall of Fame board, announced the 2019 inductees at a press conference Wednesday in Wheeling City Council ...

Search Is On For New Brooke County Schools Superintendent

WELLSBURG — The search is on for a superintendent for Brooke County Schools. The school board voted unanimously Monday night to begin that search with the help of the West Virginia School Board Association. The help will come at a cost, but Theodore Pauls, president of the school board, ...

Victim in ATV Crash Identified As Wheeling Man

From staff reports A Wheeling man was killed late Saturday in an ATV accident in Marshall County. Scott Pack, 49, was riding an ATV with a passenger around 10 p.m. Saturday in the area of Stull’s Run, near U.S. 250, according to Marshall County Chief Deputy Bill Helms. Helms said someone in ...

Hall of Fame Inductees Revealed

WHEELING — A dozen people are set to be inducted into the Wheeling Hall of Fame in June for their many and varied contributions to the community. Robert DeFrancis, chairman of the Hall of Fame Board, announced the names of the 2019 inductees at a press conference Wednesday in Wheeling City ...

Cracker Construction in Beaver County, Pa., Crowded With Cranes

MONACA, Pa. — Cranes are not an endangered species at the petrochemical ethane cracker plant under construction in Beaver County, Pennsylvania. Dozens of construction cranes tower above the landscape in Potter Township. Located near the Ohio River, the equipment is easily seen by motorists ...

Delegate Joe Canestraro Announces Online Campaign to Fix Marshall County Roads

MOUNDSVILLE — West Virginia Delegate Joe Canestraro announced a public campaign to fix Marshall County’s deteriorating roads Monday afternoon at a talk held outside of the county courthouse in Moundsville. Canestraro had invited Gov. Jim Justice and Transportation Secretary Byrd White to ...

Rev. Sean Sheridan resigns as Franciscan University of Steubenville president

STEUBENVILLE — The Rev. Sean O. Sheridan, TOR, is stepping down as president of the Franciscan University of Steubenville. Sheridan, who served as president since 2013, submitted his resignation to the board of trustees Friday “after a great deal of prayer.” The board accepted his ...

Moundsville Firefighter Helps Co-Workers Gear Up To Prevent Cancer

MOUNDSVILLE — With two cancer diagnoses in recent memory among members of the Moundsville Fire Department, a firefighter is seeking to upgrade the department’s gear to help prevent more. Wendi Wentzell-Cuc, who has been with the department for a little over a year, also has family ...