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Fugitive Rescued From River After Chase

September 23, 2014 Officers from two local police departments rescued a near-drowning fugitive Sunday from the Ohio River after a foot chase. The chase took place behind the Bridgeport pump house. more »»

Mine Disaster Memorial Officially Opens Saturday

September 23, 2014 It’s taken more than 14 months and nearly $70,000 in monetary donations to complete, but the Benwood Mine Disaster memorial will be officially opened to the public this wee. more »»

Perkins Reopens National Road Restaurant After Renovations

September 23, 2014 When Frank Carolla decided to close down his Perkins Restaurant and Bakery for a week and spend $250,000 for a makeover, he resolved to use a local labor force to create a new look both inside and... more »»

WVU Honors Welker For Achievement

September 23, 2014 Retired teacher William Welker was recognized Monday night by West Virginia University for his accomplishments during 35 years with Ohio County Schools. more »»

Police Reports

September 23, 2014 WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT Theft At 11:10 a.m. Sunday, police went to a 25th Street residence to investigate a stolen bicycle report. DUI At 9:35 a.m. more »»

Victims’ Families Share Painful Bond

September 22, 2014 Sharon Parker sees the National Murder Victims Day of Remembrance vigil as a time for surviving loved ones of murder victims to share a common and painful bon. more »»

Diner Has Burgers, Fries And Side of Rock ’N’ Roll

September 22, 2014 Rowdy Workman said the 1950s-style rock music blaring outside his new Rock ‘N’ Rowdy’s Restaurant in Moundsville will help attract customers, but he believes a variety of freshly cooked sandwiches... more »»

The former W.Va. Pen’s Dungeon of Horrors Begins new spine-tingling Season

September 21, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — For those looking for some frightening fun, zombies will greet brave visitors at the 2014 Dungeon of Horrors haunted house inside the former West Virginia Penitentiary. more »»

Long-Time Oglebay Naturalist Hits Trail to Retirement

September 21, 2014 WHEELING — Greg Park has helped introduce nature to thousands of Ohio Valley residents. more »»

Symposium Set For Medical Workers

September 21, 2014 An Emergency/Trauma Symposium sponsored by the Wheeling Office of Pre-Hospital Care will provide continuing education credits to attending physicians, nurses and paramedics. more »»

Blood Drive Memorializes Victims Of Plane Crash

September 21, 2014 McMECHEN — The American Red Cross is holding a Three Angels blood drive in memory of McMechen residents Courtney Block; his daughter, Danielle; and her friend JoBeth Gross from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.. more »»

Central Catholic Students Greeted With New Vision and Innovations

September 21, 2014 WHEELING — Daring greatly. more »»

Tournament To Benefit Children’s Home

September 21, 2014 WHEELING — St. John’s Home for Children in Wheeling will host its seventh annual corn bag toss tournament on Saturday, Oct. 4, rain or shine. more »»

Lawyer Has License Suspended

September 20, 2014 The West Virginia Office of Disciplinary Counsel has suspended the law license of Wheeling defense attorney Richard Hollandsworth for 90 days, effective Thursday. more »»

County’s Juvenile Drug Court Opens

September 20, 2014 The newly created Ohio County Juvenile Drug Court will give offenders a second, third, fourth or, in some cases, more chances to resolve their addiction problems without going to jail. more »»

Mural Unveiled at ‘Madison Square Garden’ Schoolyard

September 20, 2014 Madison Elementary School Principal Walt Saunders hopes a splash of color is just what’s needed to re-ignite a stalled project. more »»

Indicted Man Pleads Innocent in Weirton Bomb Case

September 20, 2014 A man indicted by the Hancock County grand jury for allegedly placing three bombs around the Weirton Municipal Building in May had his first hearing in Hancock County Circuit Court this week. more »»

NAACP To Honor Pitts Siblings

September 20, 2014 The NAACP will host their second annual Wheeling Branch Freedom Fund Banquet, where they honor Rosie, Connie and Donald Pitts for their work in the communit. more »»

Police Reports

September 20, 2014 WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT Fraud At 1 p.m. Thursday, police arrested Heather Cost, no address given, for fraud in connection with an access device. Domestic At 1:55 a.m. more »»

Officials: Common Core Getting Results

September 19, 2014 Common Core standards are helping Ohio County students achieve higher scores on standardized tests, district officials said Thursday. more »»

Crew Gets to Work On Plaza Project

September 19, 2014 The sight of cracked concrete, construction equipment and orange traffic barrels in downtown Wheeling means one thing: Work on a new-look Market Plaza, at long last, is underway. more »»

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