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Brooke trial in ’13 shooting death postponed

October 30, 2014 WELLSBURG — A trial for the Burgettstown man charged in the 2013 shooting death of 30-year-old Jason Lee Pratz has been postponed so the court may consider matters involving evidence and other... more »»

Fitzsimmons, Ferns vie for Senate post

October 30, 2014 WHEELING — Voters in West Virginia’s 1st Senatorial District will choose an experienced West Virginia politician regardless of the outcome in November. more »»

Bethany embezzler ordered to pay restitution

October 30, 2014 WELLSBURG — A former Wheeling woman convicted of embezzling $1. more »»

Morgantown prepares for busy weekend

October 30, 2014 MORGANTOWN — Officials at West Virginia University and law enforcement are preparing for a busy weekend as multiple events will bring crowds of students and visitors to Morgantown. more »»

Residents say leak roared like a jet

October 30, 2014 MINGO JUNCTION — Jefferson County residents sent fleeing from their homes amid the methane leak at the American Energy Partners Utica shale natural gas well site late Tuesday said they are thankful... more »»

Hancock Alzheimer’s ceremony planned

October 30, 2014 Hancock County residents participate in the 2013 commemorative candlelighting ceremony for Alzheimer’s caregivers at Hancock County Senior Services. more »»

WMC unveils new cancer center

October 29, 2014 WEIRTON — Weirton Medical Center, on Tuesday, officially unveiled its latest effort to provide for the health of the community with an open house for the new WMC Cancer Center. more »»

Foley runs alone for county clerk post

October 29, 2014 The major milestones of Hancock County residents — births, deaths, marriages, mortgages — are recorded in an unassuming set of offices in the Hancock County Courthouse. more »»

Brooke voters will decide school bond fate

October 29, 2014 WELLSBURG — Brooke County voters on Tuesday will be asked to support a bond issue for the construction of a new middle school for the county’s students as well as a new heating and cooling system... more »»

Madonna royalty

October 29, 2014 Weirton Madonna High School is observing homecoming festivities this week, culminating in the crowning of this year’s homecoming queen during halftime of Friday’s game against Toronto High School. more »»

Brooke County voting running high

October 29, 2014 WELLSBURG — The Brooke County Commission learned early voting for Tuesday’s general election has been high. more »»

Residents return after gas well evacuation

October 29, 2014 MINGO JUNCTION — Residents were allowed to return to their homes this morning and an investigation into a malfunction at a gas well near the Mingo Sportsmen’s Club off Jefferson County Road 26 that... more »»

WVU aids in glass preservation

October 29, 2014 WELLSBURG — While plans for redevelopment of the Brooke Glass factory are likely to involve the building’s removal, the Business Development Corp. more »»

Ready to dance

October 29, 2014 State Sen. more »»

Jefferson County opens trial of man accused of rape in Wintersville

October 29, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The rape trial of a Wintersville man began Tuesday and is expected to last two more days in Jefferson County Common Pleas Court. Andre L. more »»

Report: Overhaul school districts

October 28, 2014 CHARLESTON — West Virginia education officials are looking at possible changes to the state’s 55 county-based school systems to increase efficiency and student achievement. more »»

Park board moves forward with plans for lodge

October 28, 2014 WELLSBURG — The Brooke County Park and Recreation Commission, better known as the Brooke Hills Park Board, will seek a consultant to aid it in planning a proposed lodge for the park. more »»

Four seek District 1 House of Delegates post

October 28, 2014 Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards famously said that, on any given night, any band could be the “greatest” rock band in the worl. more »»

Red Ribbon Week observed

October 28, 2014 Weirton Mayor George J. Kondik, center, issued a proclamation Monday designating Oct. more »»

Four are facing drug, weapons charges

October 28, 2014 WEIRTON — Four Steubenville residents are facing drug and weapons charges in Weirton Monday following an investigation at a local hotel. more »»

Chamber dinner set

October 28, 2014 Preparing for the Follansbee Chamber of Commerce’s annual dinner are, from left, John D’Aurora, the chamber’s vice president; Debbie Puskarich, executive director; Pat Accettolo, member of the... more »»


Brooke Senior Center bingo October 30, 2014

The Brooke County Senior Center, 948 Main St., will hold a weekly quarter bingo from noon to 4 p.m. each Thursday.All ages are welcome. more »

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