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Getting Santa ready

November 20, 2015 The Weirton Parks and Recreation Department will be erecting the Santa statute in front of the Millsop Community Center today. more »»

Vigil held for fatally shot area man

November 20, 2015 MARTINS FERRY — A message of love, prayer and peace rang through Martins Ferry late Thursday as more than 100 family members, friends and neighbors gathered to honor the life of Gregg Thompson, the... more »»

Jurors still deliberating in ex-coal CEO trial

November 20, 2015 CHARLESTON (AP) — Jurors told a federal judge Thursday that they could not agree on a verdict in the trial of ex-Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship, but the judge ordered them to continue deliberating. more »»

Hurdle cleared for new bridge

November 19, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — The Wellsburg to Brilliant Ohio River bridge cleared a major hurdle with the state of Ohio and could be headed to construction bidding next spring or summer. more »»

BHJ talks cost of rerouting of Route 2 in N. Cumberland

November 19, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — When does $10 million plus 2 equal $250 million? When it’s a discussion about what rerouting state Route 2 through New Cumberland can mean in terms of economic development in Hancock... more »»

Facebook case is headed to court

November 19, 2015 The state of West Virginia says it would rather proceed with the prosecution of a New Cumberland man accused of making threats on his Facebook page than “prematurely” argue the constitutionality of... more »»

Jurors recess without verdict in mine blast trial

November 19, 2015 CHARLESTON — Jurors have recessed after their first full day of deliberations without reaching a verdict in the trial of ex-Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship. more »»

Emotions high for families of mine victims

November 19, 2015 CHARLESTON — Sitting in court since early October, spectator Judy Jones Petersen has heard plenty from the defense about a former coal CEO’s safety concerns but not much about how 29 men died —... more »»

Suspected leader of attack was killed in raid

November 19, 2015 PARIS — The Belgian jihadi suspected of masterminding deadly attacks in Paris was killed in a police raid on a suburban apartment building, the city prosecutor’s office announced today. more »»

Wellsburg ready for Nov. 27 Christmas parade, holiday events

November 19, 2015 WELLSBURG — A local holiday tradition will continue when the Wellsburg Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade returns at 4 p.m. Nov. 27 on Charles Stree. more »»

Jury finds man didn’t try to kill his girlfriend

November 19, 2015 WHEELING — An Ohio County jury decided Wednesday a Wheeling man did not try to kill his live-in girlfriend. more »»

OVMC finalizes plans for Saturday’s gala

November 19, 2015 WHEELING — Plans are being set by the Ohio Valley Medical Center Auxiliary Board for the annual Silver and Gold Holiday Gala, which will take place on Saturday at Glessner Auditorium, Oglebay Resor. more »»

Mojo band

November 19, 2015 Local band Awake The Dawn will perform “A Merry Mojo Christmas” concert featuring contemporary versions of favorite holiday songs at 7 p.m. more »»

W.Va.’s senators agree on block to Clean Power Plan

November 19, 2015 WHEELING — As the U.S. more »»

Grave Creek Mound complex celebrates Native American Month

November 19, 2015 MOUNDSVILLE — Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex in Moundsville will celebrate Native American Month with its monthly lecture and film series today with a program titled “Guyasuta: Defender of... more »»

Weirton parade fireworks sponsors

November 18, 2015 A group of local businesses have stepped up to support the fireworks display that will take place immediately after the Weirton Christmas parade, which will be held at 6 p.m. more »»

Moose feeling effects of ban on smoking

November 18, 2015 WELLLSBURG — Members of the Wellsburg Moose Lodge told the Brooke County Commission Tuesday the county’s smoking ban has affected its membership and its ability to support causes benefiting youth. more »»

Area television station has a new owner

November 18, 2015 CHARLESTON — WTRF-TV soon will have a new owner, as Nexstar Broadcasting Group Inc. says it is buying four West Virginia television stations from West Virginia Media Holdings for $130 million. more »»

Fate of ex-coal CEO now in hands of jurors

November 18, 2015 CHARLESTON — The trial of ex-Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship is now in the hands of the jury, after prosecutors argued that he routinely conspired to violate mine safety standards for the sake of... more »»

‘The Lord answered our prayers’

November 18, 2015 WINTERSVILLE — The lives of the Pickens family and the five daughters of John Mathes came together Monday evening when Jim Pickens, who was checking the fence line on his 1,000-acre family farm... more »»

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