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Ohio Arts Council helped fund artist-in-residence

Appalachian folk artist Russ Childers, from left, Switzerland of Ohio Local School District grant writer Diane Burkhart, Arts Learning Programs Coordinator for the Ohio Arts Council Chiquita Mullins Lee, Monroe County Commissioner Mick Schumacher and Appalachian folk artist Barb Childers gathered a

TIMES-LEADER - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Joe Blundo: World has long record of not ending as predicted

I'm pretty sure the world didn't begin to end on Saturday. David Meade, a man of ambiguous credentials and vague answers about where he lives, claims that he consulted the Bible, did some biblical numerology and determined that the opening act of the apocalypse would start with signs in the skies ov

COLUMBUS DISPATCH - 2017-09-26 10:00:00

Palestinian kills 3 Israelis in settlement near Jerusalem

JERUSALEM - A Palestinian attacker opened fire early Tuesday at the entrance to a settlement outside Jerusalem, killing three Israeli security men and critically wounding a fourth, Israeli police and medical services said, in one of the deadliest attacks in a two-year spate of violence. Gaza's Islam

COLUMBUS DISPATCH - 2017-09-26 12:16:10

Class of 2018 gets good news from state

WTOV Admid news that the Ohio Department of Education is rolling out two new graduation options for the class of 2018, Shadyside Schools Superintendent John Haswell is shifting his focus to future graduates. Haswell is a longtime advocate against connecting state testing to graduation. Last November

WTOV 9 - 2017-09-25 18:59:03

Wanted: 1 million people for study to end cookie-cutter health care

In this Aug. 7, 2017, photo, Kenneth Parker Ulrich, left, a research technician at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, prepares to collect a blood sample from Erricka Hager, a participant in the "All of Us" research program in Pittsburgh. The "All of Us" research program is run by the Nati

NBC4 COLUMBUS - 2017-09-25 10:34:38

Glen Dale aims to protect public water system

The city of Glen Dale is moving forward after passing an ordinance aimed at the future of its water system. On Monday night, city council passed an ordinance to create a cross connection control program. This gives council the authority to require residents and companies with private water sources t

WTOV 9 - 2017-09-25 22:51:07

Many issues on the upcoming ballot

MARTINS FERRY - The November general election is just around the corner, and Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted announced that voting for military and overseas voters begins next Saturday. Early in-person voting for Ohio residents begins Oct. 11 and includes the Saturday, Sunday and Monday before El

TIMES-LEADER - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Trump begins the morning by slamming the NFL

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is up and tweeting, and his target is the NFL. Trump says "ratings for NFL football are way down except before game starts when people tune in to see whether or not our country will be disrespected." He also says that booing at the Dallas game Monday night wh

MEADVILLE TRIBUNE - 2017-09-26 11:02:00

LETTER Race relations have deteriorated

In his Aug. 31 column, David Brooks got something right - the Democratic Party has a long history of racism. And though this country elected a black man president for two terms, race relations seem to have deteriorated. They are so bad that a black police sergeant in Dallas filed suit against Presi

OBSERVER-REPORTER - 2017-09-25 02:39:42

Fall time is flu time

AP File Photo A man gets a flu vaccine shot during the 2016 season in Louisville, Ky. MARTINS FERRY - It's nearly that time of year again - cold and flu season - and with that in mind people may be thinking about getting their annual influenza vaccination. The flu sickens thousands of people each ye

TIMES-LEADER - 2017-09-25 07:00:00

This week, 40 years ago

Traffic and road problems; competing for Maid of Marion; mayor honored Sept. 25, 1977 - One of the principle problems with traffic in Fairmont is all traffic wishing to go across the river ends up downtown. Everest Drive, which used to relieve this situation, has been largely blocked off because of

TIMES WEST VIRGINIAN - 2017-09-25 08:05:00

Sanctions Set for Release in Martins Ferry Shooting Case

ST. CLAIRSVILLE - A co-defendant in the shooting death of Gregg Thompson in November 2015 in Martins Ferry said he is blessed to be home after being granted early release from prison. In court Monday, Tyler Duffy, 23, of Wheeling, was released from the Eastern Ohio Correction Center after completin

INTELLIGENCER - 2017-09-26 07:00:00

Challenger Learning Center honored at science conference

AT THE CENTER - Students take on a mission while visiting the Challenger Center at Wheeling Jesuit University. WHEELING - At 5 a.m. local time on Labor Day, a group of students in India was learning about space exploration - and the information came to them through instructors and a distance learnin

HERALDSTARONLINE.COM - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Barnesville record-setting pumpkin sells for $7,500

Emory Rothenbuhler and Sons Trucking of Beallsville purchased the record-setting King Pumpkin at the Barnesville Pumpkin Festival at auction Saturday evening for $7,500. Pictured are members of the Rothenbuhler family along with Festival Queen Alana Trigg. The Barnesville Pumpkin Festival is a membe

DAILY JEFFERSONIAN - 2017-09-25 10:15:00

That would be 71 years, not 51 years

It was Sept. 20th, I pointed out. They would have been married 51 years. He gave me that look - very similar to the look I get when he is reviewing the checkbook, trying to make sense of what I pass off as basic math. He corrected me - no red pen here or smartelecky commentary on my "new math" calcu

HERALDSTARONLINE.COM - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

MANNINGTON COLUMN: It's time to think about Halloween and Christmas in Mannington

It is time to think about Halloween in Mannington. Yes, Mannington Main Street is planning Halloween. Don't forget the Haunted Trail at Hough Park, Oct. 27 and 28. The picnic area will be closed beginning Oct. 21 to prepare for the third annual bigger and better Haunted Trail. The picnic area will r

TIMES WEST VIRGINIAN - 2017-09-26 13:00:00

Police investigating shots fired report on Wheeling Island

Wheeling Police are investigating a case of shots fired on Wheeling Island. Wheeling Police are investigating a case of shots fired on Wheeling Island. The incident happened around 1:37 p.m. in an alley between S. Huron Steeet and S. Wabash Street. Witnesses told police they heard 5-6 gunshots in th

WTOV 9 - 2017-09-26 15:52:12

Part of Main Street shut down in downtown Wheeling

Road Closed.jpg Part of Main Street in downtown Wheeling is shut down because of a large water line break. It happened in area from 12th to 14th streets. Some businesses in that section have also closed because they have no water. The break is right next to a large storm sewer project already in pro

WTOV 9 - 2017-09-26 15:38:23

Dog park opens in Wheeling

Nearly 5 years in the making, Wheeling's dog park is now complete. The park in in the Tunnel Green area off of downtown Wheeling, is open 7 days a week. In 2013, Wheeling won the "Pet Safe Bark for Your Park" competition," a $25,000 prize. Ohio County commissioners then donated $10,000, and other mo

WTOV 9 - 2017-09-26 17:19:13

Residents react to NFL protests

The big story across the country Sunday, NFL players making a statement during the national anthem before their games. Kirk Roth is a Martins Ferry native. He also served in the Gulf War. "When I turned on the TV today, and seeing what was going on, I immediately shut it off. My wife pretty much alm

WTOV 9 - 2017-09-24 23:14:20