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Home Rule Plan Moves Forward

April 16, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — Vice Mayor David Wood told concerned residents Tuesday that if participation in the Municipal Home Rule Pilot Program allows City Council to impose a 0. more »»

Levy Rate To Remain Same

April 16, 2014 WHEELING — The Ohio County School District’s excess levy will remain at a 95.5 percent taxation level following a vote by board of education members Tuesday morning. more »»

Marshall Levy Rate Lowered

April 16, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — The Marshall County Board of Education officially lowered the district’s excess levy rate from 98 to 94 percent Tuesday after receiving approval from the West Virginia State Auditor’s... more »»

Vehicle In Bank Robbery Found

April 16, 2014 BETHLEHEM — The 1990 maroon Dodge Spirit used in Monday’s robbery at the United Bank branch in Bethlehem had been stolen earlier in the day off the street in Martins Ferry, authorities said Tuesday. more »»

Court Upholds EPA Emission Standards

April 16, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the Environmental Protection Agency’s first emission standards for mercury and other hazardous air pollutants from coal- and oil-fired... more »»

Manchin Urges Mines To Speak Out on Coal

April 16, 2014 DENVER (AP) — The senator leading the battle against the White House’s “climate change” strategy urged the mining industry on Tuesday to speak out about coal’s role in providing affordable, reliable... more »»

Ukraine Secures Airport From Attack by Pro-Russian Forces

April 16, 2014 KRAMATORSK, Ukraine (AP) — In the first Ukrainian military action against a pro-Russian uprising in the east, government forces said they repelled an attack Tuesday by about 30 gunmen at a small... more »»

Car Used By Bank Robber Is Recovered

April 15, 2014 BETHLEHEM — Police today recovered the car used in Monday’s bank robbery, but are still searching for the culpri. more »»

Neffs Man Sentenced For His 10th DUI

April 15, 2014 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — With a stern lecture from the judge on Monday, Kenneth Eugene Cunningham was sentenced to five years in jail after being found guilty of his 10th DUI. more »»

Bethlehem Bank Robbed

April 15, 2014 BETHLEHEM — Area police agencies are on the lookout for the third bank robber to strike in Wheeling in less than a month. more »»

School Starts Aug. 18

April 15, 2014 WHEELING — Students in Ohio County Schools will start the next school year Aug. 18 under a school calendar passed 4-1 by board of education members Monday night. more »»

Judge to Ohio: Recognize Out-of-State Gay Marriage

April 15, 2014 CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal judge on Monday ordered Ohio to recognize the marriages of same-sex couples performed in other states, and civil rights attorneys and gay marriage supporters immediately... more »»

Drilling On Lake Property Possible

April 15, 2014 PIEDMONT, Ohio — Members of the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District may allow Denver-based Antero Resources to drill for Utica Shale natural gas on nearly 6,700 acres of Piedmont Lake property... more »»

Fallen Headstones At Mount Wood Are Getting a Lift

April 15, 2014 WHEELING — Trying to reset a granite obelisk is not a task to be taken lightly — especially when it weighs 1,400 pounds. more »»

April 15 No Longer Much Of a Deadline for Taxes

April 15, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — The calendar shows April 15, and you haven’t even started on your federal tax return? Chances are, you don’t need to fre. more »»

United Bank Robbed In Bethlehem

April 14, 2014 BETHELHEM — An armed man dressed all in black entered the United Bank branch office in Bethlehem shortly before 11 a.m. today and demanded mone. more »»

Home Rule Request Nears

April 14, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — Residents have another opportunity to voice their views on Moundsville City Council’s plans to enact a 0. more »»

Woman Dies In Head-On Crash

April 14, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — A Marshall County woman died Saturday as a result of a two-vehicle accident on W.Va. 2 near the former Columbian Chemical Plan. more »»

Race to Offer Carbo-Loading Before and After the Event

April 14, 2014 WHEELING — Participants in the 38th annual Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic and 5K events, set for May 24 in downtown Wheeling, will have an opportunity to “load up on carbs” Friday night... more »»

Chance of Audit Lowest in Years

April 14, 2014 WASHINGTON —î As millions of Americans race to meet Tuesday’s tax deadline, their chances of getting audited are lower than they have been in year. more »»

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