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WVU Medicine Wheeling Hospital Auxiliary Awards Scholarships

The Auxiliary of Wheeling Hospital recently awarded scholarships to three teen volunteers. Scholarship winners are Rilyn Haught of River High School, daughter of Dana Biles and Jeff Haught; Marlee Johns of The Linsly School, daughter of Les and Missy Johns; and Brianna Merkel of Buckeye ...

Red Cross Seeks Volunteers for Kentucky Relief Effort

The American Red Cross is looking for a few good West Virginians to volunteer to help their Kentucky neighbors recently struck by a devastating flood. The Red Cross says it has more than 250 trained volunteers in the state helping, but more people are needed. To help fill this need, the Red ...

Stretch of Ohio 800 Is Dedicated to Worker Killed in Construction Zone

A portion of Ohio 800 in the village has been dedicated in honor of Steven Cook, a longtime resident and former employee of the Shelly Company who was fatally struck by an impaired and distracted driver while working in an active work zone in 2017 in Columbus. Cook’s family, friends, former ...

Wheeling Woman Faces Burglary Charge

A woman faces felony charges after allegedly breaking into a man’s house and taking his snacks, claiming that a flood was coming and that they were doomed. Around 11:30 on July 30, Bethlehem police responded to a burglary in progress on Willow Lane, where a resident reported hearing someone ...

The world comes to Washington County for the PONY League World Series

Sponsored Content from Visit Washington County Baseball players ageds 13 to 14 from all around the globe will gather once again for the DICK’S Sporting Goods PONY League World Series, starting Aug. 12 in Washington County. Ten teams, including international squads ranging from Asia Pacific ...

Hometown Heroes Power Betty Zane Days in Martins Ferry

MARTINS FERRY — Elizabeth “Betty” Zane is known as the heroine of the Battle of Fort Henry, so it is fitting that the festival that today bears her name has been run by hometown heroes for the past 22 years. Betty Zane Days was launched in Martins Ferry to commemorate Zane’s ...