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WLU Honors Faculty, Staff At Opening Convocation

September 14, 2014 WEST LIBERTY — West Liberty University Provost Brian Crawford introduced new faculty and presented employee awards at the annual opening convocation and general faculty meeting held in College Hall. more »»

Officers Help Families Keep Children Safe

September 13, 2014 There’s more to using a car seat than just strapping in the baby. For example, if the seat base is not level, foam pool noodles can be used to prop up one end. more »»

Local YMCA Welcomes New Director

September 13, 2014 Adam Shinsky plans to add to the legacy of J.B. Chambers YMCA, the oldest branch in the state established in 1856. more »»

Officials: Students Performing Better on Full Bellies

September 13, 2014 By ALAN OLSON Staff Writer Officials at two Ohio County schools say they are finding students focusing better in school following inclusion in the free breakfast progra. more »»

Local College Campuses Improve Fire Safety Technique

September 13, 2014 By DREW PARKER Staff Writer Students at colleges across West Virginia are being reminded of what to do if a fire occurs as part of Campus Fire Safety Month. Earlier this month, West Virginia Gov. more »»

County Dog Warden Fired

September 13, 2014 Jefferson County commissioners fired the county’s dog warden Thursday for allegedly striking a pit bull terrier in the head with a shovel at the county’s animal shelter last weekend. more »»

Police Reports

September 13, 2014 WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT Shoplifting On Thursday, police went to a Mount DeChantal Road business for a shoplifter in custod. more »»

Community to ‘Paint the Town Gold’

September 12, 2014 The red, black, green and white colors typically associated with Bellaire will be replaced with gold this weekend as the community turns out to support one of their own. Codey St. more »»

Elizabethtown Founder To Be Remembered

September 12, 2014 A remembrance of Joseph Tomlinson Jr., who founded Elizabethtown which would later become Moundsville, will take place at 9 a.m. Saturday at Mount Rose Cemetery. more »»

American Legion Post 1 Receives September 11 Flag

September 12, 2014 A “Flag of Honor” with stripes showing the names of the nearly 3,000 people killed during Sept. more »»

Anniversary Conjures Blood Donors’ Memories of 9-11 Attacks

September 12, 2014 For some, memories of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks are so clear it’s as if it happened yesterday. “I remember driving home from Pittsburgh ... to pick up my son from day care. more »»

Belmont County Opens Bethesda Water Line Bids

September 12, 2014 Belmont County commissioners tried a second time Wednesday to find a supplier of materials for the Bethesda waterline project. more »»

Police Address Problem With Panhandlers

September 12, 2014 After a rash of recent complaints of panhandlers in the Imperial Plaza area of the village, Bellaire Police arrested three Powhatan Point residents Thursday on charges of persistent disorderly... more »»

Council Discussion Over Police Canine Purchase Goes to the Dogs

September 11, 2014 Heated words — including a member of Steubenville City Council calling for the city manager to “go back to Pataskala” — were exchanged during a discussion about the purchase of a police dog during... more »»

Day of Caring Shows Spirit of Ohio Valley

September 11, 2014 One day before the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States, an army of volunteers fanned out Wednesday across the Ohio Valley in a true show of American spiri. more »»

Pipeline ‘Pigging’ Becomes A Needed Service in Gas Boom

September 11, 2014 Pumping millions of cubic feet worth of natural gas, oil or natural gas liquids daily will eventually clog up a pipelin. more »»

Council Hears Pitch For New OV Mall Road

September 11, 2014 Several Belmont County officials traveled to Akron on Wednesday to seek funding for two major road projects in the county. more »»

Grant to Help Deputies Stop Criminals in Their Tracks

September 11, 2014 The Ohio County Sheriff’s Department will be getting equipment to stop criminals driving through the county, thanks in part to a joint grant between Wheeling and Ohio County. more »»

Former Steel Mill to Reopen As Transportation Terminal

September 11, 2014 The century-old former steel mill in Yorkville will soon receive a new name and purpose, according to Esmark, the property’s owner for the past two years. more »»

Brooke County Continues Talks On Adopting Smoke-Free Policy

September 11, 2014 The Brooke County commission on Tuesday expressed concerns about plans to adopt a smoke-free policy for public places in the county. more »»

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