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Harrison Hills Coach Killed in Deer Crash

November 25, 2015 DEERSVILLE —Christine A. Mencer, 41, of Deersville was killed in a Saturday afternoon crash involving a deer, the Ohio State Highway Patrol reporte. more »»


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Harrison Hills Coach Killed in Deer Crash

November 25, 2015 DEERSVILLE —Christine A. Mencer, 41, of Deersville was killed in a Saturday afternoon crash involving a deer, the Ohio State Highway Patrol reporte. more »»

Paris Attacks Organizer Planned More Carnage

November 25, 2015 PARIS (AP) — The man believed to have planned the Nov. more »»

Obama Pledges Solidarity With France After Attack

November 25, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Pledging solidarity after the Paris attacks, President Barack Obama promised Tuesday to work with France and other allies to intensify the U.S. more »»

GOP Sets Senate Push Against Health Care Law

November 25, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans hope a post-Thanksgiving drive to obliterate President Barack Obama’s health care law and block Planned Parenthood’s federal funds will spotlight their... more »»

$10.5M in Ormet Bills To Be Repaid

November 25, 2015 WHEELING — Instead of repaying $5 million of the former Ormet Corp.’s outstanding electric bill, American Electric Power customers in Ohio actually will repay $10. more »»



November 25, 2015 Ellena Mae (Lewis) Minor, 90, of St. Clairsville Ohio, formerly of Benwood Hill, W.Va., died Monday, November 23, 2015 at East Ohio Regional Hospital, Martins Ferry, Ohio. more »»


November 25, 2015 Waneta Acker, 95, of St. Clairsville, Ohio, and formerly of Lansing, Ohio, died Monday, Nov. 23, 2015 at Wheeling Hospita. more »»


November 25, 2015 Leslie A. Nickerson, 56, of Clarington, Ohio, passed away Monday, Nov. 23, 2015, at Shadyside Care Center, Shadyside, Ohio. She was born June 1, 1959, in Bellaire, Ohio. more »»


November 25, 2015 Donald Lee Baker Jr., 39, of Beckley, formerly of Lewisburg and Auburn, NY, passed away Saturday, November 21, 2015, surrounded by his loved ones. more »»


November 25, 2015 Michael A. Wallace, 48, of Montgomery, IL, passed away Monday, November 16, 2015, at Rush Copley Medical Center, surrounded by his family. more »»


Wheeling Island May See New LVL at Ex-Chucko’s Bar

November 25, 2015 Wheeling City Council’s Development Committee on Thursday recommended allowing a new limited video lottery parlor to open inside the former Chucko’s Bar on Wheeling Island. more »»

Moundsville Runaway Truck Accident Injures One

November 25, 2015 The driver of a Tri-County Trucking vehicle was hospitalized after losing control while exiting U.S. more »»

Wheeling Fire Department Reminds Revelers Cooking Safety Paramount In Fire Prevention

November 25, 2015 With Thanksgiving being the peak day for home cooking fires, the Wheeling Fire Department would like to remind area residents to keep safety in mind while preparing their holiday meals. more »»

Fuel Spill Backs Up I-70 in Triadelphia

November 25, 2015 TRIADELPHIA — Drivers heading from Wheeling to The Highlands experienced major delays for several hours Tuesday after a multi-vehicle accident caused a large amount of diesel fuel to spill onto... more »»

Search Warrant Results In Six Arrests on Drug Charges in Bethesda

November 25, 2015 A search warrant executed by the Belmont County Drug Task Force at the home of Tammy Bales of 113 Union St. more »»


Obama Needs Credibility Reset

November 25, 2015 President Barack Obama’s bluster toward Russia after one of that country’s warplanes was shot down by Turkish fighters Tuesday will not cause Vladimir Putin to lose any sleep — and that is a problem. more »»

Keeping Juveniles Out of Ohio Prisons

November 25, 2015 Ohioans ought to be proud their state is a national leader in keeping juvenile offenders out of prisons. more »»

Restore Trust In Education

November 24, 2015 Several valuable suggestions for improving how Ohio evaluates charter schools have been made by an advisory panel formed for that purpose. more »»

Wrongdoing Often Nets Slap on Wrist

November 24, 2015 Two high-ranking Department of Veterans Affairs officials bullied managers lower on the bureaucratic totem pole into accepting job transfers so they could take the vacated jobs — with less work but... more »»

Base Budgets On Realism

November 23, 2015 For the past couple of years, state officials have been whistling past the fiscal graveyard in West Virginia. more »»

Local Columns

About Refugees, Tourists

November 22, 2015 Americans are supposed to open our arms wide and embrace 20,000 or so refugees from Syria, even though there’s an excellent chance some of them may be terrorist moles. President Barack Obama says so. more »»

Don’t Let W.Va. Go Down Path of Other GOP States

November 22, 2015 Republicans have been crowing about the record number of state legislatures they control lately. The right wing has full control of the statehouse in some 31 states, including West Virginia. more »»

Kindness of Strangers, Democratic Debate and Hygiene

November 22, 2015 The Kindness of Strangers A local Vietnam veteran said he was overwhelmed by a recent gesture of kindness extended to him by a stranger. He said his wife was shopping at a local mall on Veterans Da. more »»

Special Holiday Events Scheduled in Moundsville, Cameron

November 22, 2015 “UMAC’s Small Business Saturday” and “Christmas on the Avenue” will take place from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Saturday along Jefferson Avenue from Second to Fifth Streets. more »»

Roberts Full of Surprises — and a Good Chief Justice

November 22, 2015 With the beginning of the October term, Chief Justice John Roberts began his 10th year on the Supreme Cour. more »»


Magnolia’s Chapman, Fowler Join First Team

November 25, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Wirt County’s Allie Bailey capped off an impressive senior campaign by helping the Tigers to a 10th state title and has been selected by the West Virginia Sports Writers Association as... more »»

Shamrocks Rock St. Clairsville 69-34

November 25, 2015 BARNESVILLE — There are times when a coach knows his team played, not a perfect game, but pretty darn close. Tuesday night was one of those nights for Jamie Carpenter. more »»

Sooners Up, Irish Tumble

November 25, 2015 Oklahoma moved into third and Iowa was fourth in the new College Football Playoff rankings as Notre Dame slipped to No. 6. more »»

Ohio State Downed By Louisiana Tech

November 25, 2015 COLUMBUS, Ohio — Alex Hamilton had 24 points and three teammates also reached double figures when Louisiana Tech defeated Ohio State 82-74 on Tuesday. more »»

‘Johnny Football’ Now ‘Johnny Bench’

November 25, 2015 BEREA, Ohio — Dropped from starter to third-stringer — without playing a game. Johnny Manziel partied his way out of the lineup during Cleveland’s bye week. more »»

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September 29, 2015 I can't understand all the fuss over a lack of turkeys for Thanksgiving. There are plenty of turkeys roaming near where I live as you can see by the photos here. more »

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