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News in Belmont County, Ohio
AEP announces $40 million project in Belmont County
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 08:14:48 -0800
WTOV9.com BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio â American Electric Power announced a $40 million project will soon come to Mead Township, bringing with it better, more reliable service. AEP contacted the Belmont Commissionerâs Office in February with news about a new project in the area. ...
Regional Shale Activity Growing
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 21:12:08 -0800
ST. CLAIRSVILLE - Belmont County may still be in the early phases of the Utica Shale rush, but Gulfport Energy, Antero Resources, Rice Energy, Hess Corp.
Commissioners hear from AEP
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 06:25:33 -0800
ST. CLAIRSVILLE Thursday's Belmont County Commissioners meeting included a presentation from American Electric Power on a project that will come to be known as Holloway Statio.
OU Studies Shale Impact
Sat, 08 Mar 2014 21:12:17 -0800
$40M AEP Belmont Project Begins
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 21:01:55 -0800
American Electric Power will invest $40 million in Belmont County and build two new substations within the Bellaire Local School District.
Belmont County Head Start students treated to âThe Fun Showâ
Fri, 28 Feb 2014 09:18:02 -0800
BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio â A renowned educator paid a visit to Belmont County Thursday to benefit teachers â and ultimately children â in the Head Start program. It wasnât your typical classroom experience. Shawn Brown and his wife Cheryl were on hand to âshake up the boxâ of learning with âThe Super Fun Show. ...
Fuller found guilty of three of four charges in Belmont County murder trial
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 13:38:32 -0800
WTOV9.com BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio â Devin Wayne Fuller, one of two men accused in the rape and killing of 92-year-old Lydia Ashworth in June 2012, was found guilty of one count of aggravated murder, aggravated burglary, and burglary by the jury Thursday afternoon at the Belmont County Courthouse. ...
Tuscarawas County Sheriffâs Office investigating a fatal shooting
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 13:44:51 -0800
TUSCARAWAS COUNTY, Ohio -- The Tuscarawas County Sheriffâs Office is investigating a fatal shooting. According to officials, the investigation began around 1:30 p.m. on Thursday afternoon. Officials say one man is dead and another was critically injured in what appeared to be a murder-suicide attempt. ...
Belmont County 1-70 connector project update
Wed, 19 Feb 2014 17:57:05 -0800
BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio â Belmont County Commissioners voted yes to âcommitâ funding of $1.9M to the 1-70 connector project during a Wednesday morning meeting, though itâs not yet being âmoved.â Thatâs an important distinction commissioners want to make clear. ...
Day 2: Jurors learn of victimâs injuries in Belmont murder trial
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 10:29:55 -0800
WTOV9.com BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio â The second day in the trial for one of the men accused in the rape and killing of 92-year-old Lydia Ashworth in June 2012 ended in a graphic way Tuesday in the Belmont County Courthouse. Jurors learned more about the injuries Ashworth suffered before or at the time of her death as the stateâs seventh and final witness, Dr. ...