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Teenage Girl From Brooke County Is Killed in ATV Crash

BETHANY — Grief counselors were at Brooke Middle School on Monday after an eighth-grader was killed in an ATV crash Friday night. Izabella Buck, 14, of Follansbee, died at the scene of the crash and another girl was injured, Brooke County Sheriff Larry Palmer said Monday. Chief Deputy ...

Financial Literacy Class on Smart Planning, Scams, Set Tuesday in Wheeling

HHOMA Financial Literacy Class in Wheeling to focus on smart planning, scams and underbanked obstacles Free class open to the public April 23 in Wheeling CHARLESTON, WV — The Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs has partnered with WV Legal Aid’s Financial Exploitation Division to ...

Wheeling Country Day Expands To Sixth Grade

WHEELING — Stepping onto the campus of Wheeling Country Day School on a warm spring day last week, it was obvious there is something unique, welcoming and wonderful happening there. Students were engaged in outdoor classroom activities in the green spaces of the campus. The classroom ...

Belmont County Hoof and Paw Help Horse Injured in Attack

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Belmont County’s newest humane group, Belmont County Hoof and Paw, has been active in the cause of helping injured or at-risk livestock in the past months. Julie Larish, who owns a farm in Jacobsburg, is spearheading the group and said the members are seeking training to ...

Bomb Blast In Sri Lanka Kills 200-Plus

By BHARATHA MALLAWARACHI and KRISHAN FRANCIS Associated Press COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lankan officials failed to heed warnings from intelligence agencies about the threat of an attack by a domestic radical Muslim group that officials blame for Easter Sunday bombings which killed ...

Giuliani: Nothing Wrong With Trump Taking Russian Help

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani insisted Sunday there was “nothing wrong” with the president’s 2016 campaign taking information from the Russians, as House Democrats pledged stepped-up investigations into campaign misconduct and possible crimes of ...

Federally-Funded Road Repairs in Northern Panhandle Behind Schedule

MOUNDSVILLE — Work on a number of road repair projects in the Northern Panhandle has yet to begin more than a year after the federal government declared damage from flooding in West Virginia to be a disaster. About 43 percent of federally funded projects to fix roads in the region ...

Easter Food Baskets Benefit Wheeling Area Families

WHEELING — A line of people close to a block long waited at the North Wheeling Community Dream Center on Saturday to receive food to help celebrate what is considered by many the most holy of Christian holidays today — Easter. Members of the Bethlehem Apostolic Temple held their annual ...

President Hopes Wheeling Jesuit University Will Find New Niche

WHEELING — Wheeling Jesuit University President Michael Mihalyo Jr. hopes the scaled-back institution finds an academic niche and continues to be an economic driver in the community. Since assuming the school’s presidency eight months ago, Mihalyo has confronted serious challenges. Faced ...

Missing Carroll County Boy, 14, Found Buried on Ohio Farm

CARROLLTON (AP) — Authorities say the body of a 14-year-old boy reported missing last week on Sunday has been found in a shallow grave on a northeast Ohio farm. The Carroll County sheriff, prosecutor and coroner didn’t provide any details at a news conference Friday afternoon about how ...

West Virginia National Guard Unveils New Black Hawk Helicopters in Wheeling

WHEELING — For the past 34 years, every mission completed by the aviators at Company C, 1st Battalion, 150th Aviation Regiment based in Wheeling was done in an older-model, hand-me-down military helicopter — first the Bell UH-1 “Huey” and, starting in 2002, Sikorsky’s UH-60A/L Black ...

Gov. Jim Justice, Woody Thrasher Campaigns Trade Barbs

CHARLESTON — The political campaigns for Gov. Jim Justice and Woody Thrasher have traded attacks mere days after the former Department of Commerce secretary entered the 2020 Republican primary for governor. The Justice campaign issued a press release Thursday night, titled “Justice ...

Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack Suing Sports App Provider

WHEELING — Owners of the Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack are suing the providers of their sports betting app, which has now been off-line for more than two months. Delaware North — under its division Delaware North iGaming — filed suit Thursday in the Court of Chancery for the ...

Democrats Subpoena Mueller Report

WASHINGTON — The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee issued a subpoena Friday for special counsel Robert Mueller’s full report as Democrats intensified their investigation of President Donald Trump, but leaders stopped short of liberal demands for impeachment proceedings. House ...

Canines Enjoying Reopened Fitzsimmons Family Dog Park in Wheeling

WHEELING — Tails were wagging again at Wheeling’s dog park on Thursday afternoon after the facility reopened the day prior. The Fitzsimmons Family Dog Park, closed since November for drainage work and other repairs, reopened Wednesday morning to the delight of many Friendly City canine ...

Census: Continued Population Loss In Upper Ohio Valley

WHEELING — Local officials are disputing an annual population estimate from the federal government that shows the Ohio Valley continues to lose residents. The estimate, released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau, indicates that the population in the Wheeling Metropolitan Statistical Area ...