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Morrisey considering run for governor

December 22, 2014 CHARLESTON — West Virginia’s Attorney General says he may run for governor in 2016. more »»

Kettle drive down $5,000 from goal

December 22, 2014 WEIRTON — With Christmas only a few days away, bell ringers for the Salvation Army will be wrapping up their duties of collecting for the organization, but local officials say they have fallen... more »»

Drugs shift from prescription pills to heroin

December 22, 2014 WHEELING — If it’s not one thing, it’s another on the streets of the Ohio Valley. William Ihlenfeld II, U.S. more »»

White Christmas not in the forecast

December 22, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — It doesn’t appear the area will have a white Christmas this year. The National Weather Service in Moon Township, Pa. more »»

Helping wishes come true

December 22, 2014 The staff of the Weirton Tudor’s Biscuit World presented a check for $3,500 to Keith and Jean Howard, far left, volunteers with the Brooke-Hancock Make-A-Wish Foundation. more »»

Annual Christmas Follies

December 22, 2014 The Weir High School Key Club held its annual Christmas Follies Thursday, during which each class participated in games, relays and contests in order to earn bragging right. more »»

WLU’s Loughman nominated for honor

December 22, 2014 WEST LIBERTY — Zachary Loughman, assistant professor of biology at West Liberty University, has been selected as one of the five finalists for West Virginia’s 2014 Professor of the Year. more »»

‘Happy Birthday Jesus’ party

December 22, 2014 Cheyenne Church makes her shot in the dice toss at the “Happy Birthday Jesus” party Sunday evening at the Wells Building in Newell, sponsored by the Newell Area Civic Counci. more »»

Woman rescued from river

December 21, 2014 CHESTER — A Moundsville woman was rescued before her car went into the Ohio River early Thursday mornin. more »»

Fletcher honors sheriff’s reserves

December 21, 2014 NEW CUMBERLAND — They’re the ones who control the crowds at high school football games, who help with parking at the Fiesta Tent Sale, who maintain traffic flow at accident scene. more »»

Wave of flu across Ohio not hitting locally

December 21, 2014 A wave of flu illnesses has forced some Ohio schools to shut down during the past week, but area health officials are not seeing an increase in flu cases. more »»

Legislators prepare for new roles, offices

December 21, 2014 CHARLESTON — Legislators and staffers began the process of moving offices at the West Virginia Capitol this week as the state looks at an historic power shift in both the Senate and House of... more »»

Shoppers rush home with their treasures just in time

December 21, 2014 WEIRTON — Arin Games of Weirton walked out of Kmart on Saturday afternoon with a smile on her face because she survived the last-minute shopping and knew she was done with the family’s holiday gift. more »»

WLU, Belmont College partner in program

December 21, 2014 WEST LIBERTY — West Liberty University signed an agreement with Belmont College Wednesday to offer internships to students enrolled in the Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning technology program... more »»

Ramjee receives faculty award

December 21, 2014 BETHANY — Anju Ramjee, The John F. more »»

Mingo acts on water but leaves room for reopening of mill

December 21, 2014 MINGO JUNCTION — Village Council on Saturday heard the first reading of an ordinance increasing water rates but pledged to review the water budget every quarter as rumors about the reopening of part... more »»

New Sill Sitter Available

December 21, 2014 The eighth sill sitter produced by New Cumberland Community Projects features Gravel Hill Academy 2, now the New Cumberland Municipal Building. more »»

Bono now among the Steubenville police force

December 21, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Bono, a 3-year-old Belgian Malinois police dog, officially was introduced to the community Thursday afternoon. more »»

Floating Along

December 21, 2014 John D. more »»

No more ‘taxing’ times

December 21, 2014 (EDITOR’S NOTE: During the month of December, the Sunday Valley Life feature stories on this page will focus on the accomplishments and reflections area residents have when it comes to 2014. more »»

Assistant to mayor retires

December 20, 2014 WEIRTON — The administrative assistant to the mayor of Weirton has seen many officials come and go over the past 26 years that she has been posted up outside of the mayor's office. more »»


Never Alone WV meeting December 22, 2014

"Never Alone WV" holds weekly meetings of support for various addictions, each Monday night at 6 p.m. The location is 149 Preston Ave. on Weirton Heights. more »

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