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Community Responds to ‘Betty White Challenge’

Local animal shelters and rescue organizations are grateful for the dozens of residents who chose to donate this past week in honor of the late Betty White’s 100th birthday. The initiative was sparked after White, an actress and avid animal lover, died Dec. 31 – a little more than two ...

Wildlife Enjoy a Winter Wonderland at Oglebay Park

The frigid temperatures around the Ohio Valley didn’t keep the wildlife from out in the open. Here, a herd of deer looks for some frozen treats near Wilson Lodge at Oglebay Park. (Photo by Derek Redd)

City of Wheeling Revenue Strong Halfway Through Fiscal Year

Finances in the city of Wheeling remain strong at the halfway point of the current fiscal year, and areas of cash flow that had been weakened due to the COVID-19 pandemic are making a noticeable comeback. This week, members of the Finance Committee of Wheeling City Council met to review the ...

McMechen Man Is Convicted in Infant’s Death

The person charged with fatally shaking his infant to death entered a guilty plea to three counts Wednesday, and he now faces potentially decades behind bars. Daniel Messner, 28 of McMechen, entered an Alford plea to charges of voluntary manslaughter, child abuse resulting in death, and ...

ODNR’s Handling of Austin Master Plant in Martins Ferry Criticized

The Austin Master Services frack waste processing plant in Martins Ferry continues to face criticism from some area residents for its handling of waste products. On Wednesday, an online meeting hosted by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources attracted nearly two dozen residents and ...

Northern Panhandle Election Filings – Jan. 20

The following people filed Thursday for candidacy in various elections: Marshall County Board of Education - Brenda K. Coffield Ohio County Board of Education - Darrin Cox Tyler County Board of Education - Dave “D-Bob” Roberts