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Murray: Half of Monongalia miners are back to work

June 9, 2015 WHEELING — Although Murray Energy officials believe new environmental regulations and low-priced natural gas continue squeezing the coal industry, some of the company’s displaced miners got back to... more »»

East Liverpool Vietnam vets make K-9 donation

June 9, 2015 Hancock County Sheriff Ralph Fletcher, second from left, accepts a $200 check from, from left, Bill Ash, Ray Talbott and Jim Johnson of the Vietnam Veterans of America, East Liverpool Chapter 1064,... more »»


June 9, 2015 Sanitary board to meet WEIRTON — The Weirton Sanitary Board will convene at 3:30 p.m. Thursday in the board conference room, located at 5000 Freedom Way, Weirton. more »»

GOP turns forest focus to dead trees

June 8, 2015 WASHINGTON — Drought has killed about 12 million trees in California’s national forests. In the Rocky Mountain region, an epidemic of pine beetles has damaged trees over a stretch of 32 million acres. more »»

Municipal elections open Tuesday

June 8, 2015 Voters in Follansbee and Weirton will decide who will represent them as mayor and in various council seats when they go to the polls Tuesday. more »»

W.Va. takes coal fight to Tomblin

June 8, 2015 WHEELING — Coal miners in the region are rallying against plans to use natural gas to generate electricity, as they fear the more than 2,000 coal jobs lost late last month — 754 of which came from... more »»

Striplight’s arts festival

June 8, 2015 On Saturday, Stiplight Theatre hosted its inaugural arts festival at the Weirton Event Center, featuring a day-long schedule of one-act plays, local bands, dance groups, singers, kids’ games and more. more »»

Walkers taking their ‘Summer Steps’

June 8, 2015 WHEELING — West Virginia residents have the opportunity to lace up, get fit and even help improve walking options for their county this summer. more »»

Ohio Valley Soap Box Derby seeking racers for June 20

June 8, 2015 GLEN DALE — The Ohio Valley Soap Box Derby has been in the works since December, but delays in soliciting car sponsors have set planning for the race back considerably. more »»

Brooke-Hancock Relay a time to honor, fight

June 7, 2015 FOLLANSBEE — As he addressed the many attending the Brooke-Hancock American Cancer Society Relay for Life, Dr. more »»

Ford reflects on recent trade mission to Japan

June 7, 2015 WEIRTON — A trip overseas could pay big dividends for West Virginia and the Ohio Valley. Pat Ford, executive director of the Business Development Corp. more »»

Residents step into the past at frontier festival

June 7, 2015 By SHAE DALRYMPLE Staff writer STEUBENVILLE – Visitors journeyed into the distant past at Historic Fort Steuben Saturday during the 25th-annual Ohio Valley Frontier Days festival. more »»

Murray restarting Monongalia County mine

June 7, 2015 WHEELING — It remains unclear how many coal miners will be back on the job, but Murray Energy Corp. officials said late Friday the company will restart the Monongalia County Mine near Blacksville, W. more »»

Army Field Band to perform in free concert

June 7, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — One of the city's biggest weeks of the year will feature a concert by a special group of musicians. The Volunteers, a unit of the U.S. more »»

CHANGE to provide meal program for local youth

June 7, 2015 WEIRTON — C.H.A.N.G.E., Inc. once again with be sponsoring its summer food sites, providing meals for area youth at sites throughout Hancock and Brooke counties. Last year, C.H.A.N.G.E. more »»

Jones talks Weirton book during author event

June 7, 2015 PARIS — Dennis Jones, president of the Weirton Area Museum and Cultural Center and "Images of America: Weirton" author, spoke about the process of compiling more than 200 photographs of the city for... more »»

'Do Right' award to be presented at Holtz banquet

June 7, 2015 EAST LIVERPOOL — The 2015 Lou Holtz/Upper Ohio Valley Hall of Fame "Do Right" Award, recognizing uncommon displays of character, professionalism or humanity, will be presented to Ridge Quarles, a... more »»

Benedum Foundation grant goes to Challenger Learning Center

June 7, 2015 WHEELING — Students in kindergarten through third grade will soon have the opportunity to participate in one of Wheeling Jesuit University's Challenger Learning Center's e-Labs thanks to a Claude... more »»

Making progress and grateful for it

June 7, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — They’re making progress, and it shows. And members of the Hetty Elizabeth Beatty No. 1419 Chapter of the Questers want to express their gratitude about that. more »»

Growth seen in Three Springs Business Park

June 6, 2015 WEIRTON — Signs of growth continue to show in the Three Springs Business Park, as work recently began on expansion projects for two area businesse. more »»

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