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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Murder Suspect Okie Barton Requests More TestingBarton's defense attorney, David Trouten, confirmed he and prosecutors have bee
Murder Suspect Okie Barton Requests More Testing
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 6 hours ago
Barton's defense attorney, David Trouten, confirmed he and prosecutors have been exchanging information, and requested additional testing by Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation. The results will be provided to the defense. Barton is... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
CAROLYN FRENCHShe was born March 19, 1940, in Greggsville, WV, daughter of the late Harry B.
CAROLYN FRENCH
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 18 hours ago
She was born March 19, 1940, in Greggsville, WV, daughter of the late Harry B. and Laura Criswell Clatterbuck. Carolyn was a graduate of the former Triadelphia High School. She was a retired Floral Designer at Publix Super Markets in Miami, FL and... Read more
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The Times Leader
Girls Prep Basketball StatisticsSCORING Offense Team G PtsAvg. 1. St. John Central22 147567.0 2. River 20 1
Girls Prep Basketball Statistics
The Times Leader / Posted 19 hours ago
SCORING Offense Team G PtsAvg. 1. St. John Central22 147567.0 2. River 20 132966.5 3. Bridgeport 21 130362.0 4. Union Local 21 124059.0 5. Buckeye Local22 126157.3 6. Barnesville 22 125457.0 7. Bellaire 22 123356.0 8. Shadyside 21... Read more
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The Times Leader
UL’s Stewart wins MOW trophy at Panther ClassicWith one of the 152-pound championship combatants having a prior commitment, th
UL’s Stewart wins MOW trophy at Panther Classic
The Times Leader / Posted 19 hours ago
With one of the 152-pound championship combatants having a prior commitment, the finals began at that weight class. That meant the 145-pounders would wrapup the day-long, 25-team event at Buckeye Local High School. Bobby Stewart, Union Local's... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Tragedies Rock Powhattan PointFor The Intelligencer POWHATAN POINT - Tragedy struck multiple families in Pow
Tragedies Rock Powhattan Point
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted yesterday
For The Intelligencer POWHATAN POINT - Tragedy struck multiple families in Powhatan Point over the weekend, leaving one family homeless and three more mourning lost loved ones. It all began late Friday, when a fire broke out at 102 Third Street in... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
MARY ELLEN GRIFFIN 1944MARY ELLEN GRIFFIN 1944-2016 Published: February 7, 2016 7:00 AM MOUNDSVILLE,
MARY ELLEN GRIFFIN 1944
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted yesterday
MARY ELLEN GRIFFIN 1944-2016 Published: February 7, 2016 7:00 AM MOUNDSVILLE, W.VA. -- Mary Ellen Griffin, 71, died Friday (Feb. 5, 2016) at her residence in Freeport, Ohio. She was born Feb. 15, 1944, in Creslip, W.Va., daughter of the late Joseph... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Jets top PanthersIt wasn't so much that she had to fire the Jets up, she actually had to calm he
Jets top Panthers
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
It wasn't so much that she had to fire the Jets up, she actually had to calm her girls down. "I called that timeout and tried to calm them down a little bit," Hanlon said. "I told them it was just another game. It seemed to work because they went... Read more
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Salem News
Quakers, others swim strong at invitationalBeaver Local's boys took second, while the host girls took third. South Range,
Quakers, others swim strong at invitational
Salem News / Posted 2 days ago
Beaver Local's boys took second, while the host girls took third. South Range, Crestview, Salem, East Liverpool and Lisbon also competed. Area winners included Beaver Local's girls 200 medley relay (Hannah Myers, Claire Meredith, Laurel Meredith,... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Beaver Local makes a splash at home meetBeaver Local's boys took second, while the host girls took third. South Range,
Beaver Local makes a splash at home meet
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 2 days ago
Beaver Local's boys took second, while the host girls took third. South Range, Crestview, Salem, East Liverpool and Lisbon also competed. Area winners included Beaver Local's girls 200 medley relay (Hannah Myers, Claire Meredith, Laurel Meredith,... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Potters, Beavers compete at Calcutta YMCABeaver Local's boys took second, while the host girls took third. South Range,
Potters, Beavers compete at Calcutta YMCA
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 2 days ago
Beaver Local's boys took second, while the host girls took third. South Range, Crestview, Salem, East Liverpool and Lisbon also competed. Area winners included Beaver Local's girls 200 medley relay (Hannah Myers, Claire Meredith, Laurel Meredith,... Read more
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The Times Leader
Ed Polli left mark on Belmont CountyI, as do a great many, mourn the recent passing of Times Leader and Belmont Cou
Ed Polli left mark on Belmont County
The Times Leader / Posted 2 days ago
I, as do a great many, mourn the recent passing of Times Leader and Belmont County icon Ed Polli, who was one of the most highly respected and well-liked members of the local media during his many years of service to the area. A reflection of Mr.... Read more
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The Times Leader
MARY GRIFFINShe was born Feb. 15, 1944, in Creslip, WV, to the late Joseph W. and Thea M. (
MARY GRIFFIN
The Times Leader / Posted 2 days ago
She was born Feb. 15, 1944, in Creslip, WV, to the late Joseph W. and Thea M. (Lutes) Minor. Mary Ellen was a homemaker and a Protestant by faith. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a brother, Joseph W. Minor, Jr. and a... Read more
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The Times Leader
MFHS alum named utility manager"We're excited to have Judy. We're happy to have her," Cleary said, adding he h
MFHS alum named utility manager
The Times Leader / Posted 2 days ago
"We're excited to have Judy. We're happy to have her," Cleary said, adding he has "every confidence" that Leonard will be able to help the utility office. Leonard was born in Wheeling but has lived in Martins Ferry her entire life. She is a 1975... Read more
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WTRF Wheeling
Train collides with vehicle in Martins FerryAround 1:30 a.m. early Saturday morning a vehicle collided with a Norfolk South
Train collides with vehicle in Martins Ferry
WTRF Wheeling / Posted 2 days ago
Around 1:30 a.m. early Saturday morning a vehicle collided with a Norfolk Southern train in Martins Ferry. The driver was traveling on northbound route 7 just north of Aetna St. and just south of the Hanover pull-off on the train tracks going into... Read more
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WBOY Clarksburg
Crews Continue to Clean Propane Truck Accident in Wetzel CountyMartins Ferry Murder Suspect IndictedMartins Ferry Murder Suspect Indicted The
Crews Continue to Clean Propane Truck Accident in Wetzel County
WBOY Clarksburg / Posted 2 days ago
Martins Ferry Murder Suspect IndictedMartins Ferry Murder Suspect Indicted The suspect in a Martins Ferry murder investigation has been indicted and turned himself into police. The suspect in a Martins Ferry murder investigation has been indicted... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Central Downs Irish, 67-44"I was a little bit upset at the end of the first half," Maroon Knights coach M
Central Downs Irish, 67-44
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 3 days ago
"I was a little bit upset at the end of the first half," Maroon Knights coach Mel Stephens said. "Their last three buckets were just drives to the bucket. We didn't have anybody step up to help. We kind of focused on that at halftime. I thought we... Read more
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The Times Leader
Grand jury returns murder indictment in shootingAfter hearing several days of evidence, a Belmont County grand jury indicted Da
Grand jury returns murder indictment in shooting
The Times Leader / Posted 3 days ago
After hearing several days of evidence, a Belmont County grand jury indicted Darrondres Dunn, 18, on two counts of aggravated murder with gun specifications and two counts of aggravated burglary, also with gun specifications, according to Belmont... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
CAROLYN FRENCHCarolyn Anne Clatterbuck Gessler French, 75, passed away Thursday, February 4,
CAROLYN FRENCH
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 3 days ago
Carolyn Anne Clatterbuck Gessler French, 75, passed away Thursday, February 4, 2016, at East Ohio Regional Hospital, Martins Ferry, OH. Friends will be received on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 from 12 p.m. until time of memorial service at 4 p.m. at... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Friday's Boys Prep Basketball Scores Published: February 6, 2016 12:01 AM Friday’s Boys’ Scores John Glenn 86, Sh
Friday's Boys Prep Basketball Scores
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 3 days ago
Published: February 6, 2016 12:01 AM Friday’s Boys’ Scores John Glenn 86, Sheridan 55 Meadowbrook 78, Claymont 54 New Philadelphia 56, Cambridge 54 Caldwell 61, Monroe Central 39 Martins Ferry 70,... Read more
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WTRF Wheeling
Martins Ferry Murder Suspect IndictedThe suspect in a Martins Ferry murder investigation has been indicted and turne
Martins Ferry Murder Suspect Indicted
WTRF Wheeling / Posted 3 days ago
The suspect in a Martins Ferry murder investigation has been indicted and turned himself into police. According to Prosecutor Dan Fry, Darrondres Dunn is in the Belmont County jail facing multiple charges for the death of Gregg Thompson. He was shot... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
St. C. Defeats Linsly, 66-51His St. Clairsville Red Devils made another happy stop along that road Thursday
St. C. Defeats Linsly, 66-51
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 3 days ago
His St. Clairsville Red Devils made another happy stop along that road Thursday night by virtue of a 66-51 victory against Linsly on John Jenkins Court. "It's been a long journey, and we hope it's a lot longer journey, too," Clifford said. The... Read more
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The Times Leader
St. John student Chase Ake wins Belmont County spelling beeHe won the competition and now will go on to compete at the Scripps National Sp
St. John student Chase Ake wins Belmont County spelling bee
The Times Leader / Posted 3 days ago
He won the competition and now will go on to compete at the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C., in May. Wearing lucky No. 7 on the identification card hanging around his neck, Ake's final word to take the title was "stubborn." "The... Read more
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The Times Leader
Strong second half lifts St. C. by Linsly, 66-51His St. Clairsville Red Devils made it another happy stop along the journey Thu
Strong second half lifts St. C. by Linsly, 66-51
The Times Leader / Posted 4 days ago
His St. Clairsville Red Devils made it another happy stop along the journey Thursday evening by virtue of a 66-51 victory against Linsly on John Jenkins Court. "It's been a long journey, and we hope it's a lot longer journey, too," Clifford... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
St. C Lifts Over LinslyHis St. Clairsville Red Devils made another happy stop along that road Thursday
St. C Lifts Over Linsly
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 4 days ago
His St. Clairsville Red Devils made another happy stop along that road Thursday night by virtue of a 66-51 victory against Linsly on John Jenkins Court. "It's been a long journey, and we hope it's a lot longer journey, too," Clifford said. The... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
SPORTS BRIEFINGSALEM - Deadline to register for Salem Girls Fast Pitch Softball is Feb. 29. R
SPORTS BRIEFING
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 4 days ago
SALEM - Deadline to register for Salem Girls Fast Pitch Softball is Feb. 29. Registration forms for Salem girls ages 6-14 are available at www.salemparksandrecreation.com or at their school and can be dropped off at the Salem Memorial... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Thursday's High School Basketball Scores Published: February 4, 2016 10:55 PM Thursday’s Girls’ Basketball Scores Mea
Thursday's High School Basketball Scores
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 4 days ago
Published: February 4, 2016 10:55 PM Thursday’s Girls’ Basketball Scores Meadowbrook 49, Coshocton 31 Cambridge 53, Steubenville 51 Buckeye Trail 56, Morgantown Trinity 24 Magnolia 65, Barnesville... Read more
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The Times Leader
Drug-free kidsThat is why we were pleased to hear the announcement Wednesday that H&R Block o
Drug-free kids
The Times Leader / Posted 4 days ago
That is why we were pleased to hear the announcement Wednesday that H&R Block offices in Belmont County will support local chapters of the Drug Free Clubs of America. Throughout this tax season, H&R?Block will donate $20 to the clubs for each new... Read more
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The Times Leader
Council debates plans to purchase $650K buildingDuring council's regular meeting, Councilman John Davies made a motion to table
Council debates plans to purchase $650K building
The Times Leader / Posted 4 days ago
During council's regular meeting, Councilman John Davies made a motion to table legislation related to the city's planned purchase of the former Ohio Valley Chemical Building for use as the new city garage. The legislation will be considered again... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
OVAC Boys’ Semifinals Pairings RevealedThe ninth annual Wheeling Hospital OVAC Boys' Basketball Championship will open
OVAC Boys’ Semifinals Pairings Revealed
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 4 days ago
The ninth annual Wheeling Hospital OVAC Boys' Basketball Championship will open Tuesday with the higher seed in all five classes playing host to semifinal matchups. The winners advance to next Saturday's championship games at Ohio University... Read more
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WMUR New Hampshire
Windy weather causes power outages, road closures in southern NHUtility companies in New Hampshire reported power outages throughout the southe
Windy weather causes power outages, road closures in southern NH
WMUR New Hampshire / Posted 5 days ago
Utility companies in New Hampshire reported power outages throughout the southern part of the state Wednesday after some windy weather moved through the area. Hooksett police said Martins Ferry Road from Benton Road to Cemetery Road was closed due... Read more
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The Times Leader
OVAC boys hoop brackets finalizedTimes Leader Sports Editor BELLAIRE - The path to the Ohio Valley Athletic Con
OVAC boys hoop brackets finalized
The Times Leader / Posted 5 days ago
Times Leader Sports Editor BELLAIRE - The path to the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference championship for boys basketball has been set. The ninth annual Wheeling Hospital OVAC Boys Basketball Championship will open Tuesday with the higher seed in all... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
East Liverpool will host OVAC semifinalThe Potters are 14-6, while Meadowbrook checks in at 15-4. St. Clairsville (12-
East Liverpool will host OVAC semifinal
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 5 days ago
The Potters are 14-6, while Meadowbrook checks in at 15-4. St. Clairsville (12-5) grabbed the first seed and will host fourth seed Martins Ferry (10-5) on Tuesday. St. Clairsville beat East Liverpool in the Buckeye 8 championship. The OVAC 4A final... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Potters to be at home for OVACEast Liverpool grabbed the No. 2 seed in the OVAC boys basketball class 4A tour
Potters to be at home for OVAC
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 5 days ago
East Liverpool grabbed the No. 2 seed in the OVAC boys basketball class 4A tournament and will host No. 3 seed Meadowbrook on Tuesday. The Potters are 14-6, while Meadowbrook checks in at 15-4. St. Clairsville (12-5) grabbed the first seed and will... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Pairings for OVAC Boys’ Semifinals RevealedThe ninth annual Wheeling Hospital OVAC Boys' Basketball Championship will open
Pairings for OVAC Boys’ Semifinals Revealed
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 5 days ago
The ninth annual Wheeling Hospital OVAC Boys' Basketball Championship will open Tuesday with the higher seed in all five classes playing host to semifinal matchups. The winners advance to next Saturday's championship games at Ohio University... Read more
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The Times Leader
H&R Block to donate to Drug Free ClubH&R Block offices in Belmont County will donate $20 to the club for each new cu
H&R Block to donate to Drug Free Club
The Times Leader / Posted 5 days ago
H&R Block offices in Belmont County will donate $20 to the club for each new customer who presents a referral form available at the Martins Ferry Police Department, said Chief John McFarland. He said the program raised $200 for the club last tax... Read more
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The Times Leader
Purple Riders defeat RedskinsExecutive Sports Editor MARTINS FERRY - Indian Creek and Martins Ferry have co
Purple Riders defeat Redskins
The Times Leader / Posted 6 days ago
Executive Sports Editor MARTINS FERRY - Indian Creek and Martins Ferry have come to know each other quite well this season. The Redskins and Purple Riders met for the second time in three days and third time on the season Tuesday night at Tolbert... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Local High School RoundupBishop Donahue 66 WHEELING - Cole Griffin tallied 18 points and grabbed nine r
Local High School Roundup
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 6 days ago
Bishop Donahue 66 WHEELING - Cole Griffin tallied 18 points and grabbed nine rebounds as Linsly defeated Bishop Donahue. Maverick Kelley had 16 points for the Cadets (9-9) while Dylan Harrison compiled 15 points and five blocks. For the Bishops,... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
KAREN BERGShe was born June 11, 1960 in Wheeling, the daughter of the late Robert and Mar
KAREN BERG
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 6 days ago
She was born June 11, 1960 in Wheeling, the daughter of the late Robert and Margie Stenger Fisher. She was a secretary and member of the Fourth Street United Methodist Church, Wheeling; a member of the United Methodist Women and a former legal... Read more
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The Times Leader
Sentences given for drug-, alcohol-related crimesCases included Arturo Diaz Hernandez, 35, of 610 South Seventh Street, Cambridg
Sentences given for drug-, alcohol-related crimes
The Times Leader / Posted 6 days ago
Cases included Arturo Diaz Hernandez, 35, of 610 South Seventh Street, Cambridge, who pleaded guilty to aggravated vehicular assault, a felony of the second degree, and operating a vehicle while under the influence, a misdemeanor of the first degree,... Read more
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The Times Leader
Buckeye to play for title in Class 4AOn Tuesday in an Ohio Valley Athletic Conference 4A semifinal, the No. 2 Panthe
Buckeye to play for title in Class 4A
The Times Leader / Posted 6 days ago
On Tuesday in an Ohio Valley Athletic Conference 4A semifinal, the No. 2 Panthers used a stingy defense to earn a 56-45 win over the No. 3 Golden Bears. They now advance to Saturday night's championship game against No. 4 Union Local. Tip off is... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Catholic Central tames the TigersThe Crusaders, now 11-10, led 17-11 after the opening period and stretched thei
Catholic Central tames the Tigers
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 6 days ago
The Crusaders, now 11-10, led 17-11 after the opening period and stretched their lead to 13 (29-16) at the break. The hosts were up 42-25 heading into the final frame. Samm Simmons and Brittany Bertoia scored 12 each to pace Central. Simmons... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
BL stops BearsOn Tuesday in an Ohio Valley Athletic Conference 4A semifinal, the No. 2 Panthe
BL stops Bears
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 6 days ago
On Tuesday in an Ohio Valley Athletic Conference 4A semifinal, the No. 2 Panthers used a stingy defense to earn a 56-45 win over the No. 3 Golden Bears. They now advance to Saturday night's championship game against No. 4 Union Local. Tip off is... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Golden Bears trumped by BuckeyeOn Tuesday in an Ohio Valley Athletic Conference 4A semifinal, the No. 2 Panthe
Golden Bears trumped by Buckeye
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 7 days ago
On Tuesday in an Ohio Valley Athletic Conference 4A semifinal, the No. 2 Panthers used a stingy defense to earn a 56-45 win over the No. 3 Golden Bears. They now advance to Saturday night's championship game against No. 4 Union Local. Tip off is... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Jets Upset No. 1 Martins FerryThe Jets didn't panic or throw in the towel and stuck with the plan. They playe
Jets Upset No. 1 Martins Ferry
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 7 days ago
The Jets didn't panic or throw in the towel and stuck with the plan. They played themselves back into contention and then captured a pair of victories just before the OVAC cut-off date to squeeze into the Wheeling Hospital OVAC Girls' Basketball... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
DR. ROBERT REEDDr. Reed was a lifelong resident of Wheeling, following in the footsteps of his
DR. ROBERT REED
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 7 days ago
Dr. Reed was a lifelong resident of Wheeling, following in the footsteps of his father and grandfather, practicing medicine and surgery. He was dedicated to his family and his community. Dr. Reed's distinguished lineage can be traced back to the... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
ROBERT CARPENTERHe was born October 7, 1926 in Shadyside, OH, the son of the late Robert E. and
ROBERT CARPENTER
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 7 days ago
He was born October 7, 1926 in Shadyside, OH, the son of the late Robert E. and Bertha L. Perkins Carpenter. He was a WWII Navy veteran; a retired electrician from Tri State Electric; a member of Cedar Avenue Church of Christ, VFW Post 437, Earl... Read more
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The Times Leader
Ohio Girls Sectional PairingsCoshocton District Upper Bracket Saturday, Feb. 13 Beaver Local vs. Tri-Vall
Ohio Girls Sectional Pairings
The Times Leader / Posted 7 days ago
Coshocton District Upper Bracket Saturday, Feb. 13 Beaver Local vs. Tri-Valley, 4:30 p.m. New Philadelphia vs. Union Local, 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20 Minerva vs. Beaver/Tri-Valley Winner, 1 p.m. Morgan vs. New Phila/UL Winner, 2:30 p.m. Lower... Read more
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The Times Leader
SJC, UL girls' standouts pass their moms on scoring listsWhile both seniors admittedly let their moms know who has the most career point
SJC, UL girls' standouts pass their moms on scoring lists
The Times Leader / Posted 7 days ago
While both seniors admittedly let their moms know who has the most career points in the household, they were also very quick to point out had it not been for their mom's encouragement and support they would not be the players they are today. "I kind... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Catherine KakascikShe was born March 3, 1934, in Brilliant, OH, a daughter of the late George and
Catherine Kakascik
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 7 days ago
She was born March 3, 1934, in Brilliant, OH, a daughter of the late George and Sadie (Rouse) Cheffey. Kitty was a homemaker, mother, and grandmother; she enjoyed spending time with her family. She was a member of St. Agnes Catholic Church and the... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
CARL SHAFFERHe was born November 23, 1937, in West Liberty to the late Clarence and Ethel H
CARL SHAFFER
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 8 days ago
He was born November 23, 1937, in West Liberty to the late Clarence and Ethel Heath Shaffer. Carl was retired from the Untied Dairy in Martins Ferry, Ohio, a member of Teamsters Local 697 and an Army veteran. In addition to his parents he was... Read more
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