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Ohio County School Calendar Survey Now Available to Public

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Ohio County Schools wants the public’s opinion on when the next school year should start and end. The school district has placed on its website a survey to solicit the community’s ideas about the 2018-2019 school calendar. The survey mentions the West Virginia Legislature is currently ...

House Is Turning Up the Heat on Trump

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Declaring it’s “very clear” President Donald Trump obstructed justice, the chairman of the House committee that would be in charge of impeachment says the panel is requesting documents Monday from more than 60 people from Trump’s administration, family and business ...

Searches Resume After Tornado Kills 23 in Ala.

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BEAUREGARD, Ala. (AP) — Rescuers began tearing through the rubble of mobile homes and houses today in search of survivors of a powerful tornado that rampaged through southeast Alabama and killed at least 23 people, including children. The trail of destruction was at least half a mile wide ...

Wheeling Police Reports

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WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT From 8 a.m. Friday to 8 a.m. Sunday, officers handled 22 traffic stops, 11 vehicle accidents and three miscellaneous calls. FRIDAY At 8:06 a.m., Virginia Street, meet complainant. At 8:09 a.m., Cypress Avenue, burglar alarm. At 8:31 a.m., Greenwood Avenue, ...

Celtic Celebration is Annual Tradition For Many Area Families

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WHEELING — While there are many new faces each year, the Wheeling Celtic Celebration has come to be an annual tradition for many area families. Now in its 23rd year, the family event, which features a variety of live music, dancers, vendors and traditional cuisine that celebrate the culture ...

Our Lady of Peace Steps Up Safety Efforts at Its School

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WHEELING — Our Lady of Peace School is stepping up school safety and security efforts, because “keeping children safe while they are in our care is a top priority,” Principal Maureen Kerr said. “We are dedicated to consistent improvement initiatives in our safety and security ...

Marshall Alumna Establishes Scholarship Fund

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Glen Dale native Dr. Jayne A. Barr has created a scholarship for medical students at her alma mater, Marshall University’s Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine. The Jayne A. Barr, M.D., Family Scholarship is designated for first-year medical students, with first preference given to a student ...

Road Closure In Effect

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Rush Run Road, 1.3 miles west of Ohio Route 7 and 4.6 miles from Jefferson County Road 15, has been closed to all traffic until further notice. This is effective as of Saturday.