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Belardine heading to jail

April 22, 2014 STEUBENVILLE —One of the defendants indicted by the Steubenville special grand jury on charges related to the August 2012 rape of a West Virginia girl will serve jail time after he was found... more »»

Earth Day

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Yorkville mill may get new lease on life

April 22, 2014 YORKVILLE – U.S. more »»

Bridgeport water problems drying up

April 22, 2014 THE WATER is back on in Bridgeport after village crews worked more than 16 hours Monday repairing a break on a water line near the Bridgeport Christian Friendship Council’s food pantry on Main... more »»

St. C. takes care of business

April 22, 2014 ST. CLAIRSVILLE - Ongoing business was discussed during Monday’s meeting of the St. Clairsville city council. more »»

Council maps paving work

April 22, 2014 BARNESVILLE - Barnesville’s main downtown arteries will be noticeably improved after a paving project this spring. more »»

Ex-coach expected to plead no contest

April 22, 2014 STEUBENVILLE (AP) - A former volunteer coach whose house was the scene of an underage drinking party before the 2012 rape of a girl by two high school football players plans to plead no contest to... more »»

‘Meet the Ohio Valley’ to come out in June

April 22, 2014 MARTINS FERRY - The Times Leader will publish “Meet the Ohio Valley 2014” this June. more »»

RASKALS partnering with Senior Services

April 21, 2014 While most students in Belmont County are enjoying their break from the classroom, these young men from St. Clairsville take the opportunity to “pay it forward” with a random act of kindness. more »»

Bridgeport battles waterline break

April 21, 2014 ANOTHER waterline break has plagued the village of Bridgeport, the latest one happened around 2:30 a.m. today in the 600 block of Main Street. more »»

Burger plant not fully closed

April 21, 2014 SHADYSIDE - Although the R.E. Burger power plant stopped producing coal-fired electricity in 2010 to reduce FirstEnergy Corp. more »»

The HCRHP mapping dinner, other matters

April 21, 2014 LARGE framed photographs of Hanna/Consolidation Coal shovels, an artist’s limited edition print, ballast from The Silver Spade, a framed prototype drawing of the world’s largest shovel and a basket... more »»

OVRG: Much more than brawling babes

April 20, 2014 ROLLER DERBY has been around since the mid-1930s. Developing from speed and endurance races on roller skates, the modern form of the sport grew to be quite popular in the 1960s and ‘70s. more »»

Upping stone donated to Powhatan

April 20, 2014 AN UPPING STONE, like the proverbial buggy whip, no longer is in use, but one is projected as an attraction from the past in Powhatan Point. more »»

Antero Resources to drill on more than 6,300 acres at Piedmont Lake

April 20, 2014 PIEDMONT — For a lease worth $15,000 per acre — an amount more than twice the previously known high payment for Marcellus and Utica shale exploration in the Upper Ohio Valley — Antero Resources will... more »»

Belco Works to hold Shred to Save event

April 20, 2014 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Belco Works, Inc. in conjunction with its community partners will be holding the 7th Annual Shred to Save event on Saturday, April 26, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. more »»

Alcohol-related shooting leaves one man in ICU

April 20, 2014 THE BELMONT County Sheriff’s Office responded to a shot fired just outside of Bellaire on McClainsville Road. Robert Violet, 60, allegedly shot a 27 year-old male in the stomach. more »»

Murder suspects will face multiple charges

April 19, 2014 CADIZ — Since the body of 45-year-old Joseph Strother was found near Shelter 3 in Sally Buffalo Park on March 28, rumors have circulated throughout the community about the nature of his deat. more »»


Belmont County Commissioners Meeting April 23, 2014

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

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April 14, 2014 This is a big year for my baby girl. I say baby but she is turning 24 this week and graduating college with her nursing degree. more »

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