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Mayor’s lawsuit moving forward

November 16, 2015 NEW CUMBERLAND — Chester Mayor Larry Forsythe’s lawsuit against Chester City Council members will go forward now that a judge has denied their motion to dismiss the case. more »»

State plans repeal of school standards

November 16, 2015 Hancock County officials are reacting cautiously to the announcement the state of West Virginia intends to repeal the current K-12 academic standards and reduce standardized testing. more »»

Wheeling Heritage Corp. director to step down

November 16, 2015 WHEELING — Jeremy Morris stepped down Friday as executive director of the Wheeling National Heritage Area Corp., citing personal health issue. more »»

Having fun

November 16, 2015 Filomena Hawrot dropped leaves on her younger sister Esperanza Sunday afternoon as they enjoyed the balmy weather and a pile of leave. more »»

Volunteers seeking to rebuild food pantry

November 16, 2015 FOLLANSBEE — The Follansbee R.E.A.C.H. more »»

Woman takes drug war as matter of faith

November 16, 2015 WHEELING — Sharon Travis is turning to her faith and her fellow man to battle the illegal drug abuse epidemic in the Ohio Valley. Travis, the founder of Heart2Heart ministries, is branching out. more »»


November 16, 2015 Officials with the Hancock County Solid Waste Authority recently discovered this illegal dump site off of North Fork Road in southern Hancock County. more »»

Brooke presents Dickens

November 16, 2015 WELLSBURG — Brooke High School will help to kick off the holiday season with its production of Charles Dickens’ classic, “A Christmas Carol.” Adapted for the stage by L. more »»

Ho Ho Hope for a Cure to benefit diabetes research

November 16, 2015 WHEELING — The fifth annual “Ho Ho Hope for a Cure!” event to promote awareness and offer support to children with Type 1 Diabetes and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, will be held from 10... more »»

Double murder stuns neighborhood

November 16, 2015 GLENCOE — Most people who know Okie Eugene Barton III cannot fathom he would kill his father and stepmother. more »»

No clues found in area search

November 15, 2015 WINTERSVILLE — About 50 people showed up at Wintersville United Methodist Church on Saturday morning to again set out in the search for a missing 91-year-old man. more »»

Morrisey approves financial company merger

November 15, 2015 CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced, in cooperation with the U.S. more »»

Natural gas towboat to be built locally

November 15, 2015 RAYLAND, Ohio — Development of the area’s Marcellus and Utica shale reserves may allow towboats that power barges along the Ohio River to run on natural gas rather than diesel fuel, a measure that... more »»

Sisters in Crime take part in author’s summit in Burgettstown

November 15, 2015 BURGETTSTOWN — A group of Sisters in Crime authors took some of the mystery out of the process behind publishing during an author’s summit Nov. 4 at the Burgettstown Community Library. more »»

Agencies partner to build house for area family

November 15, 2015 WHEELING — The once-distant dream of home ownership is about to come true for a local family after Habitat for Humanity and the House of the Carpenter announced they are partnering to build a house... more »»

Bethany group aids student vets

November 15, 2015 BETHANY — A new student organization at Bethany College is helping student veterans become college graduate. more »»

A tiny house test drive

November 15, 2015 CROYDON, N.H. — Hilary and Shane Lentz were hooked on the idea of a tiny house, but they weren’t sure the reality would be so appealing. more »»

Bell ringers fan out for Salvation Army campaign

November 14, 2015 Volunteers with the Brooke and Hancock County Salvation Army are helping to ring in the holiday season literally as they serve as bell ringers at kettles outside many businesses in both counties thi... more »»

Brooke Hills projects shift as park conditions change

November 14, 2015 WELLSBURG — A new swimming pool, campsites for recreational vehicles, cabins and an amphitheater were discussed as possible projects for Brooke Hills Park by members of the Brooke County Park and... more »»

Big brush blaze extinguished in city

November 14, 2015 WEIRTON — Numerous fire departments were working for several hours on Friday evening battling a brush fire on the hillside between Leech and John streets, near the bottom of Cove Road. more »»

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