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Surplus Given to Homeless Veterans Dwindling

An annual event to help homeless veterans in Wheeling will take place next month, but it might be the last one. The Veteran Stand Down Resource Fair is set for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 10 at the West Virginia Northern Community College Education Building, 1704 Market St., Wheeling. Free ...

Early Diagnosis Remains Key To Surviving Prostate Cancer

Leading a healthy lifestyle and undergoing screening for early detection of prostate cancer are keys to men’s health, said Dr. Gregory Merrick, director of Wheeling Hospital’s Schiffler Cancer Center. Merrick, a urologic oncologist, spoke Tuesday at the hospital’s press conference for ...

Sponaugle Files Second Suit Over Justice’s Residency

A petition to compel the West Virginia governor to reside in Charleston was refiled Tuesday by a member of the House of Delegates. Delegate Isaac Sponaugle, D-Pendleton, asked the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals to order Gov. Jim Justice to reside in the seat of government as required ...

Mineral Owners Hear Ideas About Future of Natural Gas

WHEELING — Predicting the future of the natural gas industry is a bit like following Alice through the looking-glass, according to an independent energy analyst, but he believes the story will become easier to read by 2022. Jim Halloran, who holds degrees in business and accounting, spoke ...

Ceremony Marks Renaming of Post Office for Fallen Canonsburg Officer

CANONSBURG, Pa. — Michael Bashioum said the new name of the Canonsburg Post Office would serve as a reminder of his late brother for “many, many years to come.” “They’ll remember a son, a brother, a husband, and an amazing citizen,” Bashioum said. “He will never be ...

West Virginia House Democrats Respond to Secretary’s Terminations

PARKERSBURG — Democrats in the West Virginia House of Delegates and the secretary of state’s office responded Tuesday to each other over the settlements of nearly $1 million for four former employees who were terminated when the secretary took office. Democrats called the firings by ...

Police Reports

WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT From 8:02 a.m. Monday to 7:09 a.m. Tuesday, officers handled seven traffic stops, six accidents and one miscellaneous call. TUESDAY At 7:09 a.m., Main Street, entering without breaking. At 6:48 a.m., Eoff Street, domestic violence. At 6:05 a.m., North 17th ...

West Virginia man accused of huffing paint, beating mother

ST. ALBANS, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia man who police say beat his mother with a spatula after huffing paint is facing a malicious wounding charge. Thirty-year-old Glenn Allen Casdorph of St. Albans was arrested Friday. The complaint says police responded to a complaint Thursday of a ...

Shred Event Set at St. Michael

Photo Provided The Better Business Bureau and St. Michael Parish Stewardship Council will host an identity theft and fraud event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the parish’s Angelus Center, 1225 National Road, Wheeling. Consumers and businesses may bring any papers with personal or ...

SouthWestern Explains Plans For Laydown Yard in Bethlehem

Two Southwestern Energy officials explained plans for a water truck laydown area on several acres of private property located along East Bethlehem Boulevard during Bethlehem Village Council’s Monday night meeting. Speaking on behalf of Southwestern Energy, Amy Dobkin, community ...

Weirton Doctor Sentenced For Drugs

Senior U.S. District Judge Frederick P. Stamp Jr. on Monday sent a strong message when he sentenced a local doctor to prison time for abusing his medical oath and illegal drug distribution. Stamp sentenced Dr. Tod Hagins, 52, of Wintersville, to 57 months incarceration for writing ...

Accused Murderer Among Grand Jury Indictments

An Ohio County grand jury returned indictments against 20 people, chief among them Branden Ensminger, accused of murdering his girlfriend on Wheeling Island. Ensminger, 27, of Wellsburg, faces charges of murder, robbery, gross child neglect and fraud after his arrest earlier this year in ...

New Ferry Service Director Tackling New Duties, Projects

While learning the ins and outs of a new city, Martins Ferry’s recently hired service director Scott Porter got members of city council up to speed on a variety of issues during a recent meeting. “I’ve been going around and have been meeting with some of the residents and business ...

Steelworkers Are Poised to Strike

By PAUL GIANNAMORE For The Intelligencer The United Steelworkers have given authorization to strike ArcelorMittal USA if negotiations fail to reach an agreement. With nearly 400 total attending any one of three meetings held Monday at USW Local 2911 hall on West Street, unanimous ...

Police Reports

WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT Between 7:35 a.m. Monday and 8:29 a.m. Saturday, Wheeling police conducted 17 traffic stops, responded to six miscellaneous calls, and seven accidents. Monday: At 7:04 a.m., Eoff Street, entering without breaking. At 6:54 a.m., Market Street, meet ...

Troop 29 Annual Car Show Scheduled At Elm Grove Church This Saturday

Boy Scout Troop 29 will hold its third annual car show at Elm Grove United Methodist Church, 125 Kruger St. in Elm Grove from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Dash plaques will be presented to the first 50 cars. Trophies will be presented for the best cars. Scouts will select the winners at 2 ...

John Marshall High School Names Homecoming Court

Photo Provided The 2018 John Marshall High School Homecoming King and Queen will be crowned Friday during halftime when the Monarchs host Parkersburg South at Monarch Stadium, Moundsville. Kickoff is 7 p.m. The annual homecoming dance, sponsored by the John Marshall High School Student ...

Merry: Industrial Parks Thriving in Barnesville

The two industrial parks in the Barnesville area are thriving with the influx of oil and gas interests. Belmont County Port Authority Director Larry Merry presented an update on progress at the parks to Belmont County commissioners J.P. Dutton, Josh Meyer and Mark Thomas last week. He said ...