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Union Local: Scribbles from the Heart, coloring book for adults

November 26, 2015 BELMONT — Union Local High School advanced art students have a “feel good” project that not only benefits the users, but gives back to the community at large. more »»

Education testing results due in January

November 26, 2015 By SHELLEY HANSON Times Leader Staff Writer MARTINS FERRY – The latest data related to Ohio’s kindergarten through third grade students’ reading skills — among other tests — isn’t due out until... more »»

Purple Bear Gymnastics teaches agility and motor skills

November 26, 2015 BRIDGEPORT — A new village business is keeping youngsters active and helping mold them for the future at the same time. more »»

Amber Alert issued

November 26, 2015 FLUSHING -- Police issued an Amber Alert for Belmont County at 12:28 a.m. today. Authorities were seeking a blue, 2002 Dodge Caravan occupied by a white female and two small boys. more »»

Nazarene Church to hold turkey dinner today

November 26, 2015 MARTINS FERRY – The Nazarene Church in Martins Ferry may have a small congregation, but its members have big hearts when it comes to helping people. more »»

Farmer touts pasture-raised turkeys

November 26, 2015 BELMONT — Gasoline is not the only thing that will cost you a little less this holiday. The U.S. more »»

Winners announced in Powhatan group’s annual fundraiser

November 26, 2015 POWHATAN POINT — With thanks to attendees and appreciation to participants, Sandy Sisson of the Christmas in the Village of Powhatan committee announced the winners in the group’s 10th annual... more »»

Home’s Christmas lights entertain Ohio 7 motorists

November 26, 2015 MARTINS FERRY — Some people call Roy Antill’s Christmas lights display a “miniature Oglebay,” comparing it to the Winter Festival of Lights in Wheeling And he’s OK with that. more »»

Harrison County gets $10,000 from AEP

November 26, 2015 CADIZ — Harrison County will receive $10,000 for making an effort to understand business practices that are key to drawing in huge corporations that provide job. more »»

Simmons gets four years in prison for burglary

November 26, 2015 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Theft and drug-related crimes led the docket during Monday’s session of Belmont County Common Pleas Court. Christopher Douglas Simmons of Kerens, W.Va. more »»

Wheeling Hospital recognized for infant sleep program

November 26, 2015 WHEELING — Wheeling Hospital has been recognized by the National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program as a Gold Safe Sleep Champion for its commitment to best practices and education on infant... more »»

Murder case sent to grand jury

November 25, 2015 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Okie Eugene Barton III agreed to have his murder case considered by the next Belmont County grand jury. more »»

Caution advised over holiday

November 25, 2015 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Cars will be speeding along the roads through the Thanksgiving holiday, Black Friday and the weekend beyond, so law enforcement officials are preparing for the rus. more »»

AEP Ohio customers will see lower bills

November 25, 2015 WHEELING — Instead of seeing their American Electric Power bills increase to pay off $10.5 million worth of debt owed by bankrupt Ormet Corp., 1. more »»

Commissioners take on new business

November 25, 2015 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — The Belmont County Board of Commissioners are looking toward the end of the calendar year and tying up loose ends as the holiday season gets under way. more »»

STEM Academy kicks off in Martins Ferry schools

November 25, 2015 MARTINS FERRY — To help students compete in a tough job market, Martins Ferry City School District opened its Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Academy on Tuesday. The $1. more »»

MSHA hands down fine to Murray Energy

November 24, 2015 BENWOOD — An administrative law judge ordered Murray Energy Corp. Chairman, President and CEO Robert . more »»

Donations made to charities

November 24, 2015 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Charitable groups across Belmont County got a holiday boost Monday to help them continue to help the needy. more »»

Probation department gets grant

November 24, 2015 CADIZ — Harrison County Common Pleas Judge T. Shawn Hervey and Chief Probation Officer John Jackson received approval for an expansion in funding from a grant program. more »»

Fatal accident over weekend in Colerain

November 24, 2015 A crash that occurred near Colerain early Saturday left one man dead and two others seriously injured. more »»

Buckeye Local Schools perform well on state test

November 24, 2015 RAYLAND — The Buckeye Local School District outperformed many other area school districts in the most recent round of state testing, preliminary results show. more »»


Belmont County Commissioners Meeting December 2, 2015

Meetings held every Wednesday in the court house at 10 a.m. more »

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