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Father relates his daughter’s spiral into addiction

July 17, 2014 Drugs are an equal opportunity destroyer. After all, addiction knows no geographic, economic, racial or religious dimensions and doesn’t consider a person’s creed, age or whatever. more »»

Takes oath

July 16, 2014 Circuit Court Judge Ronald E. Wilson gives the oath of office to new sheriff’s Deputy Clint Schon on Tuesday. more »»

Sworn in

July 16, 2014 Circuit Court Judge Ronald E. more »»

Brooke park is awarded grant

July 16, 2014 WELLSBURG — As Brooke Hills Park officials prepare for its 60th anniversary, they were awarded a grant for sewage improvements at the park and reached a resolution with the Brooke County Commission... more »»

Brooke County farmers’ market kicks off today

July 16, 2014 Area residents have an opportunity to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables and other locally produced goods with the return of the Brooke County Farmers’ Market. more »»

Girlfriend nets probation in murder deal

July 16, 2014 LISBON — Martina L. more »»

Demolition discussions continuing

July 16, 2014 WEIRTON — The Weirton Building Enforcement Agency discussed completed and pending demolitions at their regular meeting Tuesday. more »»

Hancock smoking ban inspires Ohio County official to reconsider

July 16, 2014 WHEELING — Cheryl Wonderly believes if Hancock County goes completely smoke free that Ohio County may need to consider doing the same. more »»

Heroin dominates local drug task force’s work

July 16, 2014 The Jefferson County Drug Task Force has seized 403 grams of heroin so far this year, an increase from the 265 grams that were seized for all of 2013. “It is all we investigate now. more »»

Authorities say heroin cases involving juveniles remain low in region

July 16, 2014 Authorities in the juvenile justice systems of Hancock County in West Virginia and Columbiana County in Ohio say that charging juveniles for heroin use or possession is somewhat rare. more »»

School board hears bus complaints

July 15, 2014 NEW CUMBERLAND — Parents have joined with some Hancock County school bus drivers to express their displeasure with a decision to move all Weirton buses to the New Cumberland garage at the start of... more »»

Tennant outlines difference in parties

July 15, 2014 SHEPHERDSTOWN — An extremely well-attended political rally for West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie Tennant, featuring U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass. more »»

Wellsburg woman handed sentence

July 15, 2014 WELLSBURG — A Wellsburg woman will be required to undergo 24 months of counseling in the 1st Judicial Circuit’s mental health court after pleading guilty to embezzling about $13,000 from the trade... more »»

Paul Ryan stumps for Capito in Charleston

July 15, 2014 CHARLESTON — Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., said Monday electing Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., to the U.S. more »»

Brooke board tables new middle school contractor

July 15, 2014 WELLSBURG — The Brooke County Board of Education on Monday moved to table the selection of a contractor for the proposed new middle school so it may continue interviews with candidates for the... more »»

Follansbee tables ballfield issue

July 15, 2014 FOLLANSBEE — Follansbee Council on Monday decided to seek estimates for the proposed development of new baseball fields before committing to either of two locations eyed for the. more »»

Trial of superintendent continued until October

July 15, 2014 STEUBENVILLLE — The trial of Michael McVey, the Steubenville City Schools superintendent on leave because of an indictment returned by the special grand jury investigating aspects of the... more »»

New court offers help to drug-addicted teens

July 15, 2014 WARREN — The recently established Trumbull County Juvenile Drug Court is one effort local leaders said they hope will aid in the battle against drug problems among area youth, including the... more »»

Families provide tough love

July 15, 2014 Their names ranged from A as in Allie to Z as in Zachary. Their ages went from 15 to 63. One of them could be a family member, neighbor or mere acquaintance. more »»

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