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Neffs Warnock Glencoe
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News in Belmont County, Ohio
Man Charged in Rt. 7 Fatal Accident Waives Preliminary Hearing
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 07:31:49 -0800
The man charged with one felony count of aggravated vehicular homicide after a fatal accident on Ohio Rt. 7 last week appeared in court Wednesday. Richard LaPorte, 36, appeared before Judge Chris Berhalter Wednesday morning in Northern Division Court in Belmont County.
Two Arrested in Belmont County Drug Bust
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 16:16:50 -0800
Two people were arrested in the drug bust, after police recognized a vehicle in a St. Clairsville area hotel parking lot.
Ohio State Highway Patrol Investigating Fatal Accident on Route 7
Fri, 14 Nov 2014 03:16:19 -0800
One person has been killed after an accident on Route 7 in Belmont County.The crash happened in West Wheeling, Bridgeport just after 11:00 PM. Crews were on scene for several hours.
Ohio coal producer wants to mine under state park
Sun, 02 Nov 2014 09:01:24 -0800
An Ohio coal producer wants the state to allow the company to mine under a portion of Barkcamp State Park in eastern Ohio.
Authorities Call Off Search For Car Theft Suspect
Thu, 06 Nov 2014 09:16:31 -0800
The Belmont County Sheriff's Department and the Ohio State Highway Patrol have suspended the search for the suspect wanted in a car theft who fled from police into a wooded area Thursday near Shadyside.
Library gets digital literacy classes
Sun, 09 Nov 2014 19:19:16 -0800
Athens County Public Libraries (ACPL) has been chosen by the State Library of Ohio to participate in a pilot program called Guiding Ohio Online.
Owens falling faster than others
Sun, 16 Nov 2014 21:15:06 -0800
Owens Community College’s sinking enrollment, which will likely place it next year under fiscal watch, is not unique in Ohio, but its scale is.
Ohio Valley Christian Soldiers Give Out Checks to Charity
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 12:46:44 -0800
The Ohio Valley Christian Soldiers was formed 10 years ago by Bob Whiteside, who put together a group of friends to help people in need.The group has been raising and donating money to organizations that help the needy every year since then. On Monday, they give out this year's checks at the Belmont Hills Country Club.Their fundraising activities included the Jeffrey Showalter Celebrity Golf ...
Police Seize Three One-Pot Meth Labs in Belmont County
Sun, 02 Nov 2014 15:01:19 -0800
The Belmont County Drug Task Force found three one-pot meth labs on Meadow Avenue on Sunday.
Coal producer wants to mine under Barkcamp State Park
Sun, 02 Nov 2014 23:24:55 -0800
An Ohio producer of coal wants the state to allow the company to mine under a portion of Barkcamp State Park in eastern Ohio.Ohio Valley Coal Co. has asked the Ohio Department of Natural Resources to expand its underground Powhatan mine beneath 16 acres of the 1,005-acre park in Belmont County, The Columbus Dispatch reported on Sunday.Ohio Valley Coal is owned by Murray Energy Corp. of St ...