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Every Day Is Memorial Day At Mount Zion Cemetery in Wheeling

At Mount Zion Cemetery, every day is Memorial Day for a handful of dedicated volunteers. Before Paula Stein and Stephen Davis took up the cause to maintain the more than 150-year-old graveyard along Fairmont Pike in Ohio County where the known and unknown are buried, the site had been nearly ...

Martins Ferry Man Proud Parent of Pup Performer

Inspired by the sight of other dogs competing at the Dock Dogs event, a Martins Ferry man is training his dog to be a world class diver, and working to bring the event to Marshall County going forward. Kelly John Fitzsimmons was the third owner of his beloved dog, Mazie Mae, due to her being ...

Wheeling Central Catholic High School Graduates 90

Compiled by Staff WHEELING — The 90 members of Wheeling Central Catholic High’s Class of 2018 crossed the stage at Oglebay’s outdoor amphitheater to collect their diplomas Saturday morning after hearing some tips for the future. Commencement speaker Robert P. Fitzsimmons, a 1970 ...

Tecnocap Strike Enters Week Seven

Laborers on strike from the Glen Dale Tecnocap facility have seen a shift in their beverages from hot chocolate to ice water as the seasons change. Picketers are entering their seventh week striking along W.Va. 2. The International Association Of Machinists And Aerospace Workers officially ...

Bethlehem Council Updated on Repairs

BETHLEHEM — Mayor Tim Bishop recently updated Bethlehem Village Council on repairs to the ongoing 100-yard wide hillside slip that occurred nearly three months ago and pothole repairs throughout the village. “We’re in the end game of that project,” Bishop said Monday evening about ...

Reckless Driving Call Results in Arrest for Marijuana Possession

Marshall County deputies responding to a call of a reckless driver found more than 250 grams of marijuana in his possession. Sheriff’s deputies responded to a 911 call of a driver heading north on W.Va. 2 driving erratically, and at one point appearing to be slumped over the wheel. The ...

Martins Ferry Man Missing

From Staff Reports ELK RIVER FALLS, N.C. — Law enforcement officers in North Carolina are searching for a Martins Ferry man who went missing there last Sunday. Avery County, North Carolina, Sheriff Kevin Frye said Friday that the search for 26-year-old Thomas Edward McCardle Jr., of ...

Driver OK After Crashing Into Building in Triadelphia

A woman pulled from the scene of an accident was fortunate that her only injury was a cut on her arm after her car careened into Wanda’s Bargain Barn at about 11:20 a.m. Thursday. No one in the store was hurt, despite the car plowing into the front of the building where the drive-through ...

Starting Line in Sight for Ogden Half Marathon in Wheeling

Photo by Joe Lovell Sandy McClellan, of McClellan Signs, paints the start/finish line for the Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic on 14th Street. The events get underway Saturday morning beginning with the Half Marathon Walk at 7:30 a.m. and the Half Marathon Run and Run Relay at 8 a.m. ...

Judge Sets Trial Dates in Ohio County

The Pennsylvania man accused of robbing a bank at The Highlands in March was among those who had his trial date set Thursday during the Ohio County Circuit Court docket day. Aaron Hazeltine, of Perryopolis, Pa., will go to trial July 24 before Judge James Mazzone. He is accused of robbing the ...

Ohio Valley Cops Urge Safety Over Holiday Weekend

The message is pretty simple: Don’t drink and drive; obey the speed limit, especially in road work areas; wear your seat belts; put children in proper safety restraint seats; and put down the cellphones. Those were the messages law enforcement officers from the tri-state area gave Thursday ...

Ohio Valley Memorial Day Activities

The following events will occur Monday, May 28, in observance of Memorial Day. BELMONT A special parade tribute will be at 9:30 a.m. to those soldiers who died in the service of our country. There will be 500 American Flags handed out to all parade participants and to folks along the parade ...

Wheeling, Belmont County Police Reports

WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT Between 8:55 a.m. Wednesday and 4:09 a.m. Thursday, the Wheeling Police Department handled 12 traffic stops, seven vehicle accidents and two miscellaneous calls. THURSDAY At 4:09 a.m., 19th Street, suspicious circumstance. At 2:58 a.m., WesBanco Arena, foot ...

‘Sarah’s on Main’ Tastes Sweet Victory at Show of Hands

The perfect croissant “is not something that comes out of a tube,” according to Sarah Lydick, a Parisian-trained chef who is opening a French-style bakery in Wheeling this summer. Sarah’s on Main was the winner Wednesday night of the Show of Hands competition organized by Wheeling ...

Lieutenant Governor Candidate Betty Sutton Stumps in St. Clairsville

Betty Sutton, the Democrat candidate for lieutenant governor, campaigned in St. Clairsville on Wednesday, focusing on the now-closed Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow to draw distinctions between the Democrat and Republican nominees for governor. ECOT, which provided online courses for ...

Civil Air Patrol Views Historic Aviation Art at Wheeling-Ohio County Airport

A piece of Civil Air Patrol history made its way into Ohio County and received a warm welcome from members of the Wheeling Composite Squadron of the West Virginia Wing of the Civil Air Patrol and its auxiliary. A commemorative painting of a CAP Cessna 182 being intercepted by an Air Force ...

Fines Forgiven Through Saturday During Ohio County Public Library Week

The Ohio County Public Library’s annual OCPL Week is being celebrated this week with a “fine free” period, daily prizes, gifts and a scavenger hunt. Overdue items may be returned free of charge through Saturday. Since the building features several octagons as architectural elements, ...

Wheeling Police Reports

WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT Between 8:13 a.m. Tuesday and 7:56 a.m. Wednesday, the Wheeling Police Department handled 12 traffic stops, four vehicle accidents and six miscellaneous calls. WEDNESDAY At 7:56 a.m., Garden Court, improper parking. At 6:18 a.m., Market Street, burglar ...