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River City Ale Works presents carbo-packing racer pasta

May 26, 2016 WHEELING — Participants in the 40th-annual Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic and 5K events, set for Saturday in downtown Wheeling, will have an opportunity to load up on carbs Friday night... more »»

Third person charged in ex-coal official’s death

May 26, 2016 CHARLESTON — A third person was charged Wednesday in the death of former coal executive Bennett Hatfield. Brandon Lee Fitzpatrick, 18, of Louisa, Ky. more »»


May 26, 2016 Here is a list of closings of government offices and agencies and trash collection schedules for Monday, Memorial Day: • Brooke County Courthouse will be closed. It also will be closed Saturday. more »»


May 26, 2016 The following is a list of area Memorial Day events: • ADENA —A Memorial Day Community Ecumenical Service will be held at 9 a.m. Monday at St. Casimir Church, Hanna Avenue. more »»

Budget stymied after tax hike killed

May 25, 2016 CHARLESTON — The West Virginia House of Delegates killed a key tax hike on cigarettes and other tobacco products Tuesday, blowing up negotiations between the GOP-led Legislature and Democratic Gov. more »»

Bethany Fernbaugh selected as Hancock Teacher of the Year

May 25, 2016 NEW CUMBERLAND — Hancock County’s 2017 Teacher of the Year sounds like someone with more than six years of teaching under her belt. more »»

Business pitch contest finalized

May 25, 2016 WELLSBURG — The Brooke County Commission on Tuesday learned proposals for seven potential businesses will be presented at the Entrepreneurial Pitch contest to be held in June and sponsored by the... more »»

Brooke students gain national, state honors

May 25, 2016 WELLSBURG — Whether competing in contests involving technology, math or the arts or serving their community, Brooke County students have gained recognition at the state and national levels. more »»

Color run held at Avella center

May 25, 2016 AVELLA — Nearly 200 area residents braved chilly temperatures and an on-and-off downpour to participate in the first color run held at Avella Elementary Center Saturda. more »»

Burgettstown Middle/High School awards given out

May 25, 2016 BURGETTSTOWN — The Burgettstown Middle/High School held an awards assembly Friday. Liam Walsh was named the valedictorian, and Autumn Gianfrancesco the salutatorian. more »»

Paris Sportsmen’s Club plans outreach events

May 25, 2016 PARIS — The Paris Sportsmen’s Club has announced several upcoming outreach events open to the public. They include: • 1 p.m. Sunday, concealed carry and pistol shoot. The cost is $10 per person. more »»

Bike blessing was held by Chariots for Jesus Chapter 57

May 25, 2016 HICKORY — Chariots for Jesus Chapter 570 of the Christian Motorcyclist Association held a bike blessing Saturday at the Hickory United Evangelical Presbyterian Churc. more »»


May 25, 2016 AVELLA — The Cross Creek Valley Senior Community Center located at 28 Clark Ave. has announced the upcoming activities schedule. They include: • 10 a.m., table games, today. • 10 a.m. more »»

Electronics collection scheduled

May 25, 2016 WASHINGTON — The Washington County monthly electronics collection will take place from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. June 14 at the Washington County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall I located at 2151 N. Main St. more »»

Council OKs safety rules for fireworks

May 24, 2016 WEIRTON — Earlier this year, the West Virginia Legislature expanded the types of fireworks which could be purchased commercially in the state. more »»

Alcohol sales ordinance advances

May 24, 2016 WEIRTON — The City of Weirton is one step closer to allowing the limited sale of alcohol on select city properties, although it didn’t come without some arguments. more »»

Handgun law goes into effect today

May 24, 2016 WHEELING — Effective today, West Virginia residents at least 21 years of age may carry concealed handguns without permits. The Republican-led Legislature approved House Bill 4145 on Feb. 24. Gov. more »»

Funeral home aids in honoring local vets

May 24, 2016 FOLLANSBEE — As Memorial Day approaches, the owner of a local funeral home wants to ensure respect is paid to all of Brooke County’s deceased military veterans. more »»

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