Harrison County awarded more than $900K in grants

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CADIZ — Two villages in the county have secured more than $900,000 in grant funding for infrastructure improvement projects through the Community Development Block Grant program. The Harrison County Board of Commissioners signed two separate agreements Wednesday morning — one for the ...

Ferry adopt OHSAA athletic standards

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By ROBERT A. DEFRANK Times Leader Staff Writer MARTINS FERRY — Student athletes at Martins Ferry City Schools District will be following the Ohio High School Athletic Association’s standards rather than maintaining a set grade point average if they want to play sports. On Tuesday’s ...

To retain workers, Walmart moves more of them full time


NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart is moving more of its workers full time, as the nation’s largest private employer looks for more ways to attract and retain employees. The company said Wednesday it plans to have two-thirds of its U.S. store hourly jobs be full time with more consistent work ...

WLU board supports stance against deal with Bluefield State


WEST LIBERTY — West Liberty University’s Board of Governors on Wednesday announced its support of its President W. Franklin Evans, who joined two other local college presidents last month in a public stance against the city of Wheeling’s effort to bring another college to town. The ...

Demolition review eyed for historic Wheeling structures


WHEELING — Wheeling city officials are moving forward with a measure that will make sure a proper review is done before any of the city’s historic structures meet the wrecking ball. Members of the Development Committee of Wheeling City Council recently recommended a proposed ordinance ...



Jacqueline Binegar, 61 of Antioch, Ohio passed away Tuesday. Calling hours 5-8 p.m. Friday, Service 11 a.m. Saturday at Bauer-Turner Funeral Home Woodsfield, Ohio. www.bauerturner.com