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Football is back in the Ohio Valley

July 23, 2016 Bragging rights will certainly be on the line this evening when the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference holds it’s 71st Rudy Mumley All-Star Football Charity Classic game. more »»

Many voters not informed on coal

July 22, 2016 West Virginians were reminded Tuesday night of why, when it comes to defending reasonably priced electricity, we fight virtually alone. more »»

Our spirit will overcome all

July 21, 2016 All of the donations from the local area, and service time donated by local citizens, is capped with knowing that one of the local emergency services leaders of our area is considered vital to the... more »»

Water improvement much needed

July 20, 2016 A water project years in the making is finally within reach in the city of Weirton. more »»

The insanity of our nation is growing

July 19, 2016 Adopting the Old Testament eye-for-an-eye reaction to violence accomplishes nothing except, perhaps, to leave everyone involved blind. more »»

Planning ahead on W.Va. budget

July 18, 2016 Any way you look at it, the fiscal year that ended June 30 was a catastrophe for West Virginia government. more »»

A new take, but a possible repeat

July 17, 2016 What’s about to happen politically in Cleveland isn’t so unprecedented. more »»

Use of rainy day fund appropriate

July 16, 2016 Here in West Virginia, it has become clear the nickname chosen for the state’s Revenue Shortfall Reserve accounts — the “Rainy Day Fund” — is appropriate. more »»

Annual picnic a community tradition

July 15, 2016 The Weirton Steel 25-Year Club Picnic is taking place Saturday, bringing with it a local tradition that can be traced to generations of Weirton area steelworkers. more »»

Who knew what, and when?

July 14, 2016 Republicans in the House of Representatives were correct in asking for another Justice Department probe of Hillary Clinton, this time to see if the former secretary of state lied to Congress. more »»

Jamboree still a summer tradition

July 13, 2016 We’re not sure that many of the people who attended the first Jamorbee in the Hills event in 1977 would have ever imagined how the event has grown. more »»

VA reform still needed

July 12, 2016 One reason so many bureaucrats get away with murder is that the government so often does nothing more than slap them on the wrists, if even that. more »»

Improving W.Va. public education

July 11, 2016 Many West Virginia legislators were probably worn out and frustrated in the extreme after they finally were able to approve a state budget last mont. more »»

Continuing our exploration

July 10, 2016 Jupiter has held man’s attention since the gas giant was first seen in a telescope. more »»

Getting healthy in West Virginia

July 9, 2016 Smoking, obesity, poverty, inactivity, poor access to quality health insurance and a high rate of premature deaths make Beckley the unhealthiest city in the country, according to 24/7 Wall Stree. more »»

Follansbee set to celebrate community

July 8, 2016 One of the Northern Panhandle’s — and the Tri-State Area’s — most-anticipated yearly events will take place this weekend when the annual Follansbee Community Days celebration is held. more »»

The return of slick

July 7, 2016 The name Clinton used to call to mind the epithet “Slick Willy,” aimed at Hillary Clinton’s husband, against whom anything and everything just didn’t seem to stick, politically, ethically or... more »»

We’ll all be Greek this week

July 6, 2016 For 29 years, the members of All Saints Greek Orthodox Church have shared their faith, heritage and traditions with the rest of the Weirton community, as well as residents throughout the Tri-State... more »»

Where there’s smoke

July 5, 2016 Suddenly it’s the 1990s, and Bill Clinton is testing his Teflon-slick skin. more »»

Celebrate America

July 4, 2016 We cannot describe the spirit of freedom any better than the men who created the document which led the nation toward the actions which we celebrate today. more »»

Weirton port can move forward

July 3, 2016 The Weirton Area Port Authority was given a chance to prove its case before the West Virginia Public Port Authority on Wednesday and came home with an opportunity to move forward. more »»


Never Alone WV meeting July 25, 2016

"Never Alone WV" holds weekly meetings of support for various addictions, each Monday night at 6 p.m. at the St. Paul Rectory. If any questions, call 304-797-1579. more »

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