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Thistledew Farm’s Gift Shop in Wetzel County Offers Traditional Hand-Made Toys
PROCTOR — Whimmydiddles, spindle tops, marble chutes and an exploding outhouse are some of the items that fill the walls and shelves of an elementary school turned-gift shop in northern Wetzel County.
Projects Will Honor Veterans, Improve Animal Shelter
The Marshall County Commissioners on Tuesday placed their signatures on documents which will allow the low bidders to begin work on two projects that are being funded by the commission.
Carlock indicted on murder charges
STEUBENVILLE — A city juvenile who was bound over to adult court in connection with the fatal shooting of Dylan Monroe, 18, of Toronto on Aug. 18, was indicted Monday by the Jefferson County Grand Jury.
15-year-old to be tried as adult in Toronto murder case
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio — A 15-year-old's murder case has been bound over to adult court. Ka'Saun Carlock is charged with murder and aggravated robbery, accused of firing two shots that killed 18-year-old Dylan Monroe.
Wheeling man headed to jail for cocaine distribution
WHEELING, W.Va. — A Wheeling man is headed to jail after distributing cocaine. David Kerns was sentenced to 1-to-15 years behind bars on Monday morning. He missed his original sentence hearing, but was not charged with that felony offense.
Community Rallies To Support Local Boy
Eight-year-old Jayden Poyser is fighting a battle no one should have to face, let alone a child: B-cell Acute Lymphobiastic Leukemia (B-ALL). The second grader from New Martinsville is no stranger to doctors, medications or diagnoses. His family explained he was diagnosed with high functioning autis
Former NMVFD Chief Returns To Station
The holiday season is often filled with special, magical, and heart-warming moments. For former New Martinsville Volunteer Fire Department Chief Bob DeLancey, such a happening occurred Saturday night at the Wetzel County Chamber of Commerce's New Martinsville Christmas parade. The 85-year-old former
Hitchhiker's competency questioned during court appearance
BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio — One of the hitchhikers allegedly involved in a kidnapping appeared in Belmont County court Monday morning. Tia Benson faces three charges, including complicity to kidnapping and aggravated robbery, from the incident in November. Two teenagers say Benson and her co-defendant Ja
Police in Belmont County still looking for alleged bank robber
BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio — The search continues for a man who allegedly robbed multiple banks, including two in the Ohio Valley -- Huntington Bank in St. Clairsville and Unified Bank in Bridgeport.
New Citizens Bank of WV has drive-thru service
BUCKHANNON — The hands on the clock tower signaled noon and on Friday that meant it was time to celebrate the grand opening of Citizens Bank of West Virginia’s new location, 77 W. Main St. in Buckhannon.
Update: Belmont Co. bank robbery suspect remains at large
The suspect in a Belmont County bank robbery who is believed to crashed his getaway car in Guernsey County remained at large at press time Saturday, Guernsey County Sheriff Jeff Paden reported late Saturday afternoon.
PREP ROUNDUP: Clay-Battelle Boys Stop Hundred
HUNDRED — Coltin Barr tallied 24 points while Seth Casino supplied 21 as Clay-Battelle defeated Hundred. Two Hornets had double-doubles as Cody Soles stuffed the stat sheet with 17 points, 10 rebounds, five steals and four assists while Travis McCoy secured 14 points and 10 rebounds.
Former Moundsville Mayor Admits To Selling Drugs
MOUNDSVILLE — A former mayor has pleaded guilty in federal court to charges that he distributed the narcotic oxycodone, also known as Percocet, in Marshall County. Kevin Mark Simms, 63, of Moundsville, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Wheeling to one count of distribution of oxycodone. Simms
Tractor-Trailor Crash Closes W.Va. 88 Near Wardens Run Road
Traffic was moving smoothly by early evening Friday after a truck crash closed W.Va. 88 near Wardens Run Road in Wheeling for most of the day.
West Virginia Northern Community College Regains Ownership of Wheeling Lot
WHEELING — West Virginia Northern Community College has regained ownership of a city lot after a judge voided deeds transferring its title following a tax sale earlier this year.
Two roads closed after truck turns over
WHEELING, W. Va. (WTRF) - Crews are responding to the scene of an overturned truck on Route 88, which has halted traffic on both Route 88 and Warden Run Road. Wheeling Police say that a truck carrying color pigmentation for plastic was traveling south on Route 88 when it turned on its side, clipping
How to Watch: West Virginia vs. Rhode Island
West Virginia closes the books on finals week and the fall semester and returns to the court Sunday with the Basketball Hall of Fame Holiday Showcase against Rhode Island. The game will be played at 1 p.m. inside the Mohegan Sun Casino, in Uncasville, Connecticut, and be televised by CBS Sports Netw
MANNINGTON COLUMN: Bowers House to be open to public
Good morning, Mannington. This is a busy weekend in Mannington. The festivities are always anticipated as soon as the street lights go up. Thank you to the city employees who put up the lights each year. As you travel in Mannington, take time to look at how pretty it looks. If you have not noticed,
Search continues for bank robbery suspect
BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio — A massive search continues for a bank robber spanning multiple states after theHuntington Bank in St. Clairsville was held up on Friday afternoon. Officials say the suspect crashed a stolen vehicle and was last seen in Guernsey County, possibly heading to the Barnesville area.
Wheeling Island woman sentenced for heroin distribution
WHEELING, W.Va. — Carla Webb Daniels of Wheeling Island has been for distributing heroin near an Ohio County school. Daniels, 57, will spend 366 days in jail, followed by 6 years supervised release after admitting to delivering heroin within 1,000 feet of Wheeling Central Catholic High School on Feb