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Ohio County Students Benefit From ‘Handle With Care’ Program

Three local entities have collaborated to benefit the students of Ohio County Schools. Last year, the Ball Toyota dealership of Charleston donated $8,000 to the “Handle with Care” program, sponsored by the West Virginia Center for Children’s Justice. United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley ...

First Female Mayor in Bridgeport History Is Sworn Into Office

Mayor Norma Teasdale officially took the oath of office Wednesday, becoming Bridgeport’s first female mayor. Prior to being elected in November and sworn into office, Teasdale was a member of council. She had been acting mayor since March 2020 while former mayor David Smith was being ...

Northern Panhandle Election Filings – Jan. 26

The following people filed Wednesday for candidacy in various elections: U.S. House District 2 - Barry Lee Wendell (D) West Virginia Senate District 2 - Eric M. Hayhurst (D) West Virginia House of Delegates District 3 - Phillip W. Diserio (D) West Virginia House of Delegates ...

Rep. Tim Ryan Brings U.S. Senate Campaign to Cadiz

U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan came to Cadiz Wednesday afternoon as part of a campaign tour with his sights set on the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Republican Rob Portman. Ryan, D-Ohio, also was scheduled to speak in Monroe County and a few other locations. Portman announced he will not seek ...

St. C. Progressing On Water Issues

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — City residents soon will see more movement on major water projects, Safety and Service Director Jeremy Greenwood told council Tuesday. Mayor Kathryn Thalman said a vault for a pump for the east end water connection with Belmont County has arrived. This is part of the ...

Ohio County To Hire Animal Shelter Manager This Week

WHEELING — Ohio County will soon have both a new manager for the County Animal Shelter and new animal control officer. The new manager for the Ohio County Animal Shelter is expected to be hired by the end of this week, according to County Administrator Randy Russell. He explained once ...