×

Top Headlines

Mickey Gilley, who helped inspire ‘Urban Cowboy,’ dies at 86

NEW YORK (AP) — Country star Mickey Gilley, whose namesake Texas honky-tonk inspired the 1980 film "Urban Cowboy" and a nationwide wave of Western-themed nightspots, has died. He was 86. Gilley died Saturday in Branson, Missouri, where he helped run the Mickey Gilley Grand Shanghai ...

80-1 shot Rich Strike races to huge upset in Kentucky Derby

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Rich Strike came charging up the rail to overtake the leaders in the closing strides for a stunning 80-1 upset in the Kentucky Derby. Jockey Sonny Leon guided Rich Strike from well back in the 20-horse field to run by 4-1 favorite Epicenter and Zandon on Saturday at ...

Mother’s Day Memories

WHEELING – From breakfast in bed to homemade cards and even a chef-inspired vacation, local moms say their children have shown them love on Mother’s Day in a variety of ways.Libbi Gramby, owner of Table 304 in Wheeling, said one year her daughters, Devon and Emily Sleeth, gave her a very ...

West Virginia Goes to the Polls Tuesday

WHEELING – National eyes will be watching West Virginia’s primary election Tuesday when voters go to the polls to determine party nominees for the state’s new U.S. House District 2 seat.Precincts open for in-person voting at 6:30 a.m. and close at 7:30 p.m.The number of contested races ...

Sample Ballots Are Permitted Within West Virginia Polling Locations

WHEELING – West Virginia voters going to the polls Tuesday may bring with them a list of candidates to help them remember who to vote for, so long as they don’t share it with others or leave that list in the voting booth, according to the West Virginia Secretary of State’s ...

Post-Race Party Will Keep Ogden Newspapers Wellness Weekend Rocking

WHEELING — During both days of the Ogden Newspapers Wellness Weekend presented by WVU Medicine, the fun doesn’t end once contestants cross the finish line. There will be more waiting for everyone — from competitors to spectators — both after the Ogden Half Marathon Classic on ...