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Man killed in eastern Ohio house explosion

March 3, 2015

SHADYSIDE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a man has been killed in a house explosion in eastern Ohio. more »»

 
 
 
W.Va. Senate clears charter-school bill after lengthy debate

March 3, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — After weeks of debate and Democratic outcry, the Republican-led Senate cleared a reform Monday to allow charter schools in West Virginia. more »»

WVa Senate clears charter school bill after weeks of debate

March 2, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — After weeks of debate and Democratic outcry, the Republican-led Senate has cleared a reform to allow charter schools in West Virginia. more »»

A 'no confidence' vote for West Liberty U president

March 2, 2015

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — The West Liberty University faculty senate has voted no confidence in President Robin Capehart, who is facing an ethics complaint. more »»

Court in Va. hears media's gag order appeal in mine case

March 2, 2015

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A lawyer for five media organizations has urged a federal appeals court to toss out a gag order in former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship's criminal case. more »»

W.Va. Senate whip: Common Core repeal doesn't have the votes

March 2, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The state Senate's top vote counter says there isn't sufficient support to repeal the Common Core educational standards. more »»

Wyoming County school cancels classes following gym fire

March 2, 2015

BAILEYSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — Classes at a Wyoming County school have been canceled following a fire.

Wyoming County Schools Superintendent Frank Blackwell tells The Register-Herald (http://bit. more »»

First Community Bank to close Mercer Mall branch in May

March 2, 2015

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. (AP) — First Community Bank's branch in the Mercer Mall in Bluefield will close at the end of May. more »»

WVSU, University of Sharjah partner on health conference

March 2, 2015

INSTITUTE, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia State University is partnering with the University of Sharjah on an international health conference. more »»

Governor adds Pleasants County to Polymer Alliance Zone

March 2, 2015

DAVISVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — Pleasants County has joined an organization that promotes West Virginia's plastics and polymer industries.

An executive order signed recently by Gov. more »»

Police investigate 2 suspicious fires in McDowell County

March 2, 2015

MAYBEURY, W.Va. (AP) — State police are investigating two suspicious mobile home fires that occurred around the same time in McDowell County. more »»

Marshall University presidential search process to start

March 2, 2015

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A search firm is coming to Marshall University to gather information about what students, faculty and others want to see in their next university president. more »»

2-century-old log house donated to Fort New Salem

March 2, 2015

SALEM, W.Va. (AP) — A Clarksburg family has donated a two-century-old log house on their property to Fort New Salem.

Bradley Franz tells The Exponent Telegram (http://bit. more »»

Public meetings set on proposed new W.Va. hunting regs

March 2, 2015

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia residents will have an opportunity this month to review and comment on the state's proposed new hunting, trapping and fishing regulations. more »»

W.Va. farmers face March 15 deadline to buy crop insurance

March 2, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A deadline is approaching for West Virginia farmers to buy insurance for crops planted in the spring. more »»

Court in Va. to hear media's gag order appeal in mine case

March 2, 2015

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court in Virginia will hear a dispute over a gag order in former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship's criminal case. more »»

W.Va. Senate OKs election bill for potential Manchin gov bid

March 1, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Senate has approved legislation aimed at blocking U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin from handpicking his successor if he runs for governor in 201. more »»

W.Va. spring forest fire season begins, burning limited

March 1, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Limits on outside burning are in effect as West Virginia's spring forest fire season begins.

The season began Sunday and runs through May 31. more »»

Pipeline developers seek access to W.Va. lands for survey

March 1, 2015

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Developers of a proposed pipeline have warned landowners in West Virginia that they risk legal action if they don't allow surveying of their properties. more »»

All 3 Mercer County judges recuse selves from sex abuse case

March 1, 2015

PRINCETON, W.Va. (AP) — All three Mercer County Circuit Court judges have recused themselves from a child sex abuse cas. more »»

 
 

SMA Food and Clothing Handout March 4, 2015

The Sistersville Ministerial Association hands out food and clothes from 9 a.m. to noon every Wednesday from the First Baptist Church. more »

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December 13, 2012 The Lions Club of Sistersville is asking for your help to support the families of local Journey Hospice patients. more »

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