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Dogs, handlers test their skills

April 15, 2014 NEWELL — The annual state convention for West Virginia K-9 units opened in Hancock County on Monday with dogs and their handlers testing their skills on everything from narcotics detection to... more »»

 
 
 

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Bite work a necessity in recertification

April 15, 2014 NEW MANCHESTER — Hancock County Sheriff’s Deputy Eric Cline is shouting commands at his dog in German. Odin is a German shepherd, after all — and he is the picture of power under contro. more »»

City man suspected in robberies found dead

April 15, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — A man suspected of three armed robberies in Weirton and Jefferson County since Friday was found dead of an apparent suicide at an abandoned home off county Road 43, Alikanna, on Monda... more »»

Utica shale rush comes to West Virginia

April 15, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — For several years, companies drilled into the Marcellus Shale in West Virginia and the Utica Shale in Ohio. Now the Utica rush has come to the Mountain State. more »»

Business

Vettes on solid ground

April 13, 2014 The mangled remains of a powerful Corvette — barely recognizable to its former owner — were pulled from the depths of a sinkhole at a Kentucky museum Wednesday, completing weeks of painstaking work... more »»

A helping hand

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Community hospital honors its volunteers

April 13, 2014 CADIZ — Harrison Community Hospital officials honored volunteers during a breakfast held Tuesday. Pat Heavlin, volunteer coordinator, thanked the volunteers for their dedication and work. more »»

Smithfield Storage opens along Route 151

April 13, 2014 SMITHFIELD — A new business has arrived in the village and will be a welcome addition to those needing to store snowblowers and anything else that is too large to be be housed on their propert. more »»

Quick takes

April 13, 2014 JOINS STAFF: Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Allan Tissenbaum has joined the staff at Wheeling Hospita. more »»

Obituaries

James T. Davis

April 15, 2014 DAVIS, James Thomas, 71, of Steubenville, OH, died Sunday, April 13, 2014 at his home. He was born February 22, 1942, a son of the late W. Everett and Doris Davis in Steubenville, OH. more »»

Robbie Harmon

April 15, 2014 HARMON, Robbie, 52, of Cadiz, died Sunday. Friends may call Wednesday, 9 a.m. until time of service at 11a.m. at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz. more »»

Amy Rose Irion

April 15, 2014 IRION, Amy Rose, 92, of Scottsdale, AZ formerly of Weirton, WV, passed away Saturday, April 12, 2014, at The Gardens of Scottsdale, Scottsdale, A. more »»

Jeanette Malesick

April 15, 2014 MALESICK, Jeanette F., 89, of Mingo Junction, OH, died Monday, April 14, 2014, at Lancia Villa Royale. more »»

John ‘Bert’ McClain

April 15, 2014 McCLAIN, John Lambert “Bert,” 79, of Wintersville, OH, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014, at Trinity West. Friends may call at Dunlope-Shorac Funeral Home, Wintersville, Thursday 5-8 p.m. more »»

Local Sports

New Jack City

April 16, 2014 CINCINNATI — Mike Leake still thinks of himself as a hitter. He’s even holding a bat on one of his 2014 baseball cards. So far, he’s playing like his picture. more »»

Panthers finish promising spring with dodgeball

April 16, 2014 PITTSBURGH — No tailgating. No trip to a local high school. No full-padded scrimmage meant to serve as the ending of one phase of the college football offseason and the start of another. more »»

FUS lacrosse finishes season

April 16, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Unseasonably cold weather and a Division II opponent made for a tough ending to the Franciscan University of Steubenville men’s lacrosse season. more »»

Briefs

April 16, 2014 Summer tennis to be held The Tri-State Tennis Association will sponsor two team tennis leagues this summer. The “A” league will be a traveling league and matches will be played at several locations. more »»

High school lineup

April 16, 2014 (Games at 5 p.m. unless noted) Today Baseball Harrison Central at Indian Creek Edison at S. more »»

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March 27, 2014 Over the last several weeks I've been working to gather possible entries to represent The WDT in this year's Better Newspaper Contest from the West Virginia Press Association. more »

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