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Residents Hoping to be Home for Christmas

December 18, 2014 After Wild Well Control’s initial attempt to stop the Triad Hunter Utica shale well from continue to leak natural gas failed, residents of about 30 nearby homes are hoping they can permanently go... more »»

Marshall EMS Nets $115K for New Vehicle

December 18, 2014 At the Marshall County Commission meeting Tuesday, a grant from the West Virginia Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety totaling $115,000 completed the funding process for the Office of... more »»

Teacher’s Last Concert Today

December 18, 2014 Music has fulfilled local educator Susan Pettit’s life for as long as she can remember. more »»

Police Cruiser, Sanitation Truck Crash at Intersection

December 18, 2014 A Wheeling police cruiser dash camera recorded a crash Wednesday morning involving another cruiser and a Wheeling Sanitation Department pickup truck. West Virginia State Police Cpl. J. E. more »»

Officials Review County Infrastructure

December 18, 2014 The Belmont County Commissioners reviewed several ongoing projects during their Wednesday meeting. more »»


December 18, 2014 The father of a Wheeling Central Catholic High School hockey player may face criminal charges for confronting a Carrick, Pa. more »»

County Moves To Get Healthy

December 18, 2014 Belmont County employees are walking more and learning to eat better, and county officials hope their efforts will reduce overall health insurance costs. more »»

Report in on St. C. Police Chief

December 18, 2014 State investigators have completed a report on allegations of impropriety in gun transactions by St. Clairsville police Chief Jeff Henry, and the matter is now in the hands of local prosecution. more »»

Police Reports

December 18, 2014 WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT Fight At 10:54 p.m. Tuesday, police went to the WesBanco Arena area in response to a fight between an adult and a juvenile. MOUNDSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT At 6:03 p.m. more »»

Studio Collects Toys For ‘Hope for Hines’ Campaign

December 17, 2014 Santa’s sleigh is on its way to Morgantown, crammed full of toys for youngsters at West Virginia University’s Children’s Hospital collected by Snapshot Photography on behalf of the “Hope for Hines”... more »»

Kindergartner Helps Feed Those in Need

December 17, 2014 Fifteen McMechen families in need will be receiving free Christmas dinners this holiday season thanks to the efforts of a local kindergartene. more »»

Wild Well Control Wrangling With Natural Gas Leak

December 17, 2014 Hoping to clear the air to prevent a possible explosion at the Triad Hunter Stalder pad in Monroe County, Wild Well Control employees continued working Tuesday to plug the leak at the top of the... more »»

2010 Audit Finds Additional Mishandling of Village Funds

December 17, 2014 During 2010, village of Smithfield officials did not maintain basic financial records, failed to withhold state and federal taxes from employees’ paychecks and mishandled almost $13,000 in public... more »»

Spending Bill Language Extends WNHAC Funding Through 2021

December 17, 2014 The $1.1 trillion spending bill passed this week by Congress contains language reauthorizing $1 million in funding for the Wheeling National Heritage Area Corp. more »»

Mayor, Vice Mayor to Switch

December 17, 2014 Moundsville Mayor Eugene Saunders and Vice Mayor David Wood will switch roles next year following votes by City Council that drew criticism from a pair of council members. more »»

County Gets Funding For New Cruisers, EMS Vehicles

December 17, 2014 Marshall County commissioners worked further to improve the state of the county’s vehicle fleet Tuesday morning, as they sorted through more than $280,000 for police and Office of Emergency... more »»

Man Arrested For Making Threat With Meat Cleaver

December 17, 2014 Wheeling police arrested Alexander Gregory Reese Monday after he allegedly threatened to cut his ex-girlfriend with a meat cleaver. A criminal complaint states police responded to an 8:20 p.. more »»

City Wraps Up 2014, Prepares for New Year

December 17, 2014 The city wrapped up 2014 by addressing several issues during the Monday meeting. more »»

Police Reports

December 17, 2014 WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT Burglary At 12:17 a.m. Monday, police investigated a possible burglary in the 500 block of Fulton Street. Threats At 5:12 p.m. more »»

Belardine Slated To Appear In Court

December 16, 2014 Matthew Belardine will learn Wednesday if a jail term is in his future after he was arrested late last month in Arizona. more »»

Busack Pleads Guilty to Charges

December 16, 2014 WHEELING—Wheeling businessman Mark Busack this morning pleaded guilty to four federal counts of use of an unauthorized access device and one count of filing a false income tax return. more »»

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Ho Hos and To-Do Lists

December 2, 2014 Ho, ho, ho! Mmm... Hostess HoHos. ... Oh man, I’m the hostess for that party next weekend. more »

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