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Weirton Hall of Fame to honor five

March 17, 2015 WEIRTON — Five area residents have been selected as part of the 2015 induction class for the Weirton Hall of Fame. more »»

State Police provide details of Follansbee shooting

March 17, 2015 FOLLANSBEE — A West Virginia State Police official said the man shot and killed by police Friday night verbally threatened them while bearing a knife. First Sgt. more »»

Murder, sex abuse cases continued

March 17, 2015 WELLSBURG — The trial against a Burgettstown man charged in the 2013 shooting death of 30-year-old Jason Pratz has been moved to July 20 so a psychological evaluation may be performed. more »»

Firearms legislation raises concerns

March 17, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A controversial bill allowing concealed carry of a weapon without a permit is headed to the governor’s desk, but some officials say they still are concerned with elements of the... more »»

Lawmakers remark on failed Common Core repeal

March 17, 2015 CHARLESTON — Last-minute resistance from both sides doomed changes to the Common Core standards and ended a movement to bring charter schools to West Virginia, lawmakers said Monday. more »»

Chester changes check-signing policy

March 17, 2015 CHESTER — A change in policy over the signing of city checks has become the latest manifestation of the continuing conflict between Chester Mayor Larry Forsythe and City Council over who’s in charge. more »»

WLU releases Capehart contract

March 17, 2015 WHEELING — West Liberty University has agreed not to make any legal claims against former president Robin Capehart, who will remain on the state payroll through the end of this year regardless of... more »»

West Virginia coal production falling

March 17, 2015 WHEELING — Blaming both the Obama administration’s Environmental Protection Agency as well as increasing competition from foreign miners, the president of the West Virginia Coal Association said... more »»

Hancock schools set to OK calendar

March 17, 2015 NEW CUMBERLAND — The Hancock County school board appears poised to approve a 2015-2016 school calendar that looks a lot like this year’s. The only unknown variable is the weather. more »»

Pooling proponents back to the drawing board

March 17, 2015 WHEELING — Many West Virginia lawmakers, natural gas industry leaders and landowners thought they’d reached an acceptable compromise this year on forced pooling legislation, but the House of... more »»

Armand Fior continues in a near-century old family business

March 17, 2015 YORKVILLE — A manifest of immigrant passengers headed for the United States in 1922 is framed and rests on the barber stand at Fior’s Barber Shop, a business that has withstood the hair styles of th... more »»

Heart Month help always available

March 17, 2015 WINTERSVILLE — Although February is over and with it the formal observance of “Heart Month,” heart help is available year-round through what one local woman discovered was an unexpected source —... more »»

4-H leader talks family, organization

March 17, 2015 NEW ALEXANDRIA — Ohio 4-H Week, which ended Saturday, was celebrated with a countywide window decorating contest and before that was the Iron Chef Cooking Contest. more »»

Caller keeps them playing in Mingo

March 17, 2015 MINGO JUNCTION — B-1 and 0-67 are numbers that pop up most often when bingo is called by Fred Pernick, who has been belting out the numbers to be covered for 19 years at the Mingo Senior Center. more »»

Wellsburg native is buried at Arlington

March 16, 2015 By WARREN SCOTT Staff writer WELLSBURG — In recognition of his brave service in the Vietnam War, Wellsburg native George Franklin Richards was buried at Arlington National Cemetery last week, and... more »»

Shooting death by police under investigation in Follansbee

March 16, 2015 FOLLANSBEE — West Virginia State Police are investigating the shooting death of a man by police responding to a domestic incident on Main Street Friday night. more »»

Main Street Bank donates to charities

March 16, 2015 WHEELING — Main Street Bank stepped forward Friday to give both the Bethlehem Apostolic Church and the Soup Kitchen of Greater Wheeling money to assist with the increased costs of feeding the hungry. more »»

Charity 5K meets with success despite rain

March 16, 2015 TORONTO — The fifth-annual Campbell-Dickinson Bike, Walk and Run Saturday was a success despite the light rain, with the community turning out for the event to benefit those suffering from cancer. more »»

United Way tourney

March 15, 2015 The second-annual Weirton United Way “Taking it to the Hoop” three-on-three basketball tournament got under way Saturday at Weir High School, with teams of kids in third through eighth grades. more »»

New Cumberland eyes lottery revenue

March 15, 2015 NEW CUMBERLAND — Although its 2015-2016 budget is staying about the same, the city of New Cumberland is facing a precipitous drop in video lottery revenues that could affect how much money is... more »»

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