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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 »»

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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

Next step

April 15, 2014 PITTSBURGH — The statistics are gaudy. And if the Pittsburgh Penguins can’t find a way to extend their season into the final days of spring, ultimately forgettable. more »»

Pirates game is suspended

April 15, 2014 CINCINNATI — Maybe it’s good this one got suspended. Gave everybody a chance to dry off a bit, catch their breath and let those unbelievable numbers start to sink in. Ten homers in only six innings. more »»

Central defeats Big Red

April 15, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Chris Murphy did the job on the hill and Catholic Central’s offense delivered some clutch hits in Monday’s 4-1 victory over Big Red at Vacarro Field. more »»

Ferry 10-runs Big Red

April 15, 2014 MARTINS FERRY — There’s a cliche that says, “hitting is contagious. more »»

Prather looking to get a chance at RMU

April 15, 2014 MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — John Banaszak made his first on-field appearance as the Robert Morris University football coach during Saturday’s spring game inside Joe Walton Stadium. more »»

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A look back

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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