Weirton Daily Times Newsen-usFri, 1 Jul 2016 21:58:32 EDTFri, 1 Jul 2016 21:58:32 EDT adoptions soar before county assumes shelter control MANCHESTER - When Hancock County commissioners assume operation of the Hancock County Animal Shelter today, they will find a facility that is nearly empty of animals.Fri, 1 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTSheriff candidate pleads innocence in accusation by arrestee in 2015 - Hancock County sheriff candidate Mark Cowden pleaded innocent in federal court Thursday to one count of deprivation of rights and another count of obstruction of justice.Fri, 1 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTIt's New Year's Day for new W.Va. laws - As of today in West Virginia, cigarettes are more expensive, joining a union can't be a job requirement and electronics once again can be discarded in landfills.Fri, 1 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTHancock schools collect for flood victims County Schools will continue to collect items for flood relief in southern West Virginia until noon today in the Kroger parking lot located on St. Thomas Drive, off Three Springs Drive. The district is packing trucks used in the John D.Fri, 1 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTBrad Paisley finds shock, heartbreak after flooding - Brad Paisley said he's shocked and heartbroken by the destruction from deadly flooding in his home state of West Virginia.Fri, 1 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDT