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‘LOL Comedy Weekend’ Returning To Oglebay Park in Wheeling

WHEELING — Comedy shows provided a needed reprieve as one of the few public events able to be held during the pandemic, and one set for the end of August will bring national talent to the Amphitheater at Oglebay Park. The LOL Comedy Weekend has Oglebay’s organizers hoping to fill the ...

Marshall County Fair Royalty

Pictured are the girls crowned queens and princesses at the Marshall County Fair, posing with WesBanco representative Katrina Bonar. WesBanco donated the event’s crowns and sash pins and Bonar helped crown the girls at the July 19 pageant. From left to right are Jolene Cumpston, Carleigh ...

Tornadoes Touch Down in New Athens, Wintersville

Neighborhoods in both New Athens and Wintersville felt the brunt of tornadoes that touched down in both areas Thursday evening, damaging homes and downing trees and power lines. One home on Culbertson Drive in New Athens was completely destroyed after the tornado ripped through the property, ...

Teachers Prepare Reading Program in Ohio County Schools

Gone are the days when schoolbook characters Mike, Jeff and Mary and their dog Spot helped students learn the gift of reading, comprehension and words. This week, elementary school teachers in Ohio County Schools gathered to begin preparing a new reading program that will be implemented ...

Dunbar Center in Weirton Added to National Register of Historic Places

A building which has, for years, served the well-being of the local Black community is now recognized as a historical landmark. The Dunbar Recreation Center, located at 300 Kessel St. in Weirton, officially became West Virginia’s newest addition to the National Register of Historic Places ...

Nuisance Properties Concern Steubenville Officials

Jefferson County public health officials said Tuesday they’ll do what they can to help address problem properties in the city, provided they’re “outside and affecting the public.” “If someone is choosing to live in filth, we don’t have jurisdiction to go inside the home,” ...