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New Ohio River Bridge Eyed for 2016

October 3, 2014 WELLSBURG — Officials with the West Virginia Department of Transportation said Wednesday they hope to begin construction of a new Ohio River bridge in 2016, but said there’s still more work to be... more »»

Gateway Park Taking Shape

October 3, 2014 After four years of promising a Heritage Port Gateway Park in downtown Wheeling, work has started on the project at Main and Water streets. more »»

Former Steeler Discusses Drugs

October 3, 2014 Students sang along as Drake and Wiz Khalifa rang through the gym of Wheeling Middle School and cheered as images of Grand Theft Auto were displayed on a projection screen. more »»

Seniors at JMHS Leave Their Marks

October 3, 2014 By ALAN OLSON Staff Writer John Marshall High School seniors left their mark on their school — literally — on Thursday by inscribing a support beam during the construction process. more »»

Siblings Face Charges

October 3, 2014 A brother and sister are facing charges after allegedly threatening patrons of a local bar with a wooden pole, according to Wheeling police. At 1:59 a.m. more »»

Applefest Offers a Variety of Food and Entertainment

October 3, 2014 By WARREN SCOTT For the News-Register From an assortment of hot and cold food to a mix of musical styles to a variety of activities, the Wellsburg Applefest offers something for everyon. more »»

Eve Kelley Accepts Plea Deal for Role in Murder of Cadiz Man

October 2, 2014 Eve Kelley, one of two co-defendants accused in the murder of Joseph Strother, a Cadiz man, pleaded guilty to her role in the case Tuesday in Harrison County Common Pleas Court. more »»

Students Introduced to Canine Classmate

October 2, 2014 Jackson, an assistance dog, is not only smart, but he makes his new owner, 13-year-old Kelsi Weaver, feel safe. “He’s very, very intelligent. more »»

Manufacturer Moving to Industrial Park

October 2, 2014 The Brooke County Commission on Tuesday received updates on an Italian manufacturer’s plans to move into the Three Springs Industrial Park in Weirton and efforts to rehabilitate the former Brooke... more »»

Computer Lab Blessed By Bishop

October 2, 2014 Wheeling Central Catholic High School officials on Wednesday christened their new technology lab. more »»

Fair Brings Country to Town

October 2, 2014 The 2014 Ohio County Country Fair, in cooperation with the annual Oglebayfest at Oglebay Park, will be held Friday through Sunday at Site 1 and Camp Russel adjacent to the Good Zo. more »»

Home Invasion Suspect Has Motion Hearing

October 2, 2014 A motion hearing was held Tuesday in Harrison County Common Pleas Court for Bryan K. Nicosia, one of three suspects accused in a violent home invasion that occurred in late July in Jewett. more »»

Sisters Of St. Joseph Auxiliary Host Gala

October 2, 2014 The West Virginia Auxiliary of the Congregation of St. Joseph will host a sparkling event Thursday, Oct. more »»

Police Reports

October 2, 2014 WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT Domestic Battery At 4:11 p.m. Tuesday, officers were sent to an Eoff Street residence after a passerby reported a person in the street asking someone to call the polic. more »»

New Ohio River Bridge Eyed for 2016

October 2, 2014 Officials with the West Virginia Department of Transportation said Wednesday they hope to begin construction of a new Ohio River bridge in 2016 but noted there’s still more work to be done before... more »»

OVAC Teams Show Cancer Support

October 1, 2014 For the fifth consecutive year, Wheeling Hospital has provided pink ribbon helmet decals to the 47 Ohio Valley Athletic Conference varsity football teams to help promote October as Breast Cancer... more »»

Woodsdale Elementary Earns ‘Blue Ribbon’

October 1, 2014 Woodsdale Elementary School in Ohio County is a Blue Ribbon School nationally recognized for excellence in education. The school is among 337 schools announced Tuesday as receiving the honor from U.S. more »»

O’Brien Turns In Gun, Posts $150K Bail

October 1, 2014 The man accused of breaking his girlfriend’s neck had to turn in his gun before being allowed to post $150,000 in bail. Ohio County Magistrate Harry Radcliffe on Tuesday morning said Kevin A. more »»

Cross Named to WVU Homecoming Court

October 1, 2014 Wheeling resident Bria Cross has been selected to the West Virginia University 2014 Homecoming Court. She is one of five women selected to represent WVU during the homecoming festivities Saturday. more »»

Linsly Headmaster Speaks to Rotary

October 1, 2014 The Linsly School still has a modern edge to go along with its 200-year legacy in Wheeling, according to new headmaster Justin Zimmerman. “Linsly ... more »»

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