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News in Belmont County, Ohio
Officers in Belmont County work together in âOperation Short Shieldâ
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:50:52 -0700
wtov9.com BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio â Itâs called âOperation Short Shield." News9's Kate Davison climbed inside of a cruiser for a special report on how the collaboration between law enforcement agencies brings results. Shield detail involves numerous agencies coming together for one common cause -- to enforce the law --in two separate facets: Criminal patrol and OVI patrol. ...
Belmont County Looking to Lease
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 22:02:40 -0700
Belmont County just received a $3 million check for leasing the mineral rights to 406 acres of county-owned land, and now county commissioners are looking to lease the rights to another 426 acres at perhaps an even higher rate.
Suspected case of mumps in Belmont County
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:51:20 -0700
WTOV9, wire report BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio â Officials at the Belmont County Health Department confirm they have one suspected case of mumps in the county. The patient is a woman who travels twice a month to Ohio State University Medical Center for treatment. ...
Construction on way to I-70 in Belmont County
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 16:21:00 -0700
WTOV9.com BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio -- Interstate 70 is a main artery of transportation through Belmont County, but 70 mph speed limits will soon be reduced as orange barrels move into place. Some of the projects scheduled along I-70 are simple upkeep of the current infrastructure. ...
Neglected pony rehabbing in care of Belmont County animal officials
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:37:47 -0700
wtov9.com BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio â A pony rescued from an area of St. Clairsville late last week is recovering under the care of Belmont County animal officials. Belmont County Humane Officer Mandae Lewis said the pony had one of the worst rainrot cases she's ever seen. ...
Chipotle, other businesses on way to Belmont County
Wed, 09 Apr 2014 15:12:22 -0700
wtov9.com BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio â Itâs a thriving period for Belmont County with several new businesses coming to the area. Less than two months ago, officials associated with the Ohio Valley Mall announced three new stores were on the way. Justice is set to open by mid-April. ...
Ohio Mumps Outbreak Spreads to Belmont County
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:04:18 -0700
Health officials report immunization shots against the mumps are not stopping the illness.
Bridgeportâs water woes are over â for now
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:54:29 -0700
WTOV9.com BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio -- It's water woes no more for the Village of Bridgeport. â After more than 16 hours, water was restored in the village of Bridgeport on Monday after a water main broke, causing thousands of gallons to spill along the road. ...
Shoplifting arrest uncovers additional crimes, suspect
Mon, 07 Apr 2014 15:29:36 -0700
BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio -- What first began as a shoplifting incident in Belmont County over the weekend quickly resulted in an investigation that spanned state lines. As a result, Belmont County Sheriff Dave Lucas praised his deputies for "going beyond" during a search in which he said could have just resulted in charges stemming from a shoplifting for 30-year-old Lander Lee Nettles. ...
Belmont County feeling the oil and gas boom
Wed, 02 Apr 2014 10:51:09 -0700
wtov9.com BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio - "It's a good day to be in Belmont County." Those were the words of Belmont County Commissioner Matt Coffland on Wednesday as a check to the tune of more than $3 million was presented to commissioners from Rice Energy, an oil and gas exploration and production company based in Canonsburg, Pa. ...