Ohio County Board of Education Continues Talks About Health Clinic at Madison Elementary School
WHEELING — The idea of a free health clinic at Madison Elementary School through a partnership with WVU Medicine Wheeling Hospital is again being discussed by school officials. Ohio County Board of Education members got an update Tuesday night on where the project stands. A proposed memorandum of understanding...
At 8:35 a.m. Wednesday, 4000 block of National Road, Triadelphia, burglar alarm. At 11:40 p.m. Tuesday, Ridgecrest Road, Bethlehem, complainant stated she heard her dog barking and went downstairs to a man standing in her doorway. Once the man saw her, he ran outside. Complainant gave a description while deputies checked the area.
Small Business Saturday sparks local support and lively activities in Ohio county
Wheeling, W.Va — While Black Friday is known for getting discounts at big box stores, small business Saturday highlights the locals. First established in 2010 by American Express, Small Business Saturday serves as a day to shop and support small businesses. In Ohio County--a number of activities were set...
911 Outages, accidents and school closures mark winter’s arrival in Ohio Valley
WHEELING — This morning’s weather, coupled with power and phone outages, has led to school closures and also emergency lines being down in several local counties. E-911 operations in Brooke and Ohio counties currently are operational — but calling 911 won’t work. Instead, officials say to use the following numbers for emergencies:
Thousands gather at The Highlands for early Black Friday deals and tradition
OHIO COUNTY, W.Va. — Black Friday kicked off early for millions of people across the country, and here locally thousands gathered at The Highlands to find some good deals. "We love The Highlands because of the variety of stores,” shopper Valoree Monahan said. From Bath and Body Works,...
Hundreds line up outside of Cabela’s for Black Friday doorbusters with thousands more expected over the next few days
OHIO COUNTY, W.Va (WTRF) – If you’re not a morning person, there is not much you will wake up early for – but no one wants to pass up on good sales and fun time with friends and family. That is exactly what Cabela’s at the Highlands had going on for Black Friday this year. […]
Donate your time to the Red Cross this season
WEST VIRGINIA (WTRF) — This time of year, the most important gift you can give to the less fortunate may not be something you can see or touch. The Red Cross is asking for your time after an especially need-filled 2023. They need volunteers to check in donors at blood drives, volunteers with medical and […]
Special Weather Statement by NWS
Freezing fog is currently affecting visibility in the northern West Virginia panhandle along the Ohio River. With temperatures in the upper 20s, visibility has been reduced to 1/4 mile or less. Travelers are advised to exercise caution and expect sudden changes in visibility, as well as the possibility of light ice formation on elevated surfaces. However, as temperatures rise above freezing, the fog is expected to gradually dissipate by mid-morning.
Adult Education Avenues Abound in Ohio County Schools
WHEELING — Adult education opportunities in Ohio County aren’t limited to those wanting to achieve a high school diploma, and the cost is free. There are in-person English as a second language classes for speakers of other native languages, as well as for those in high school equivalency learning.
Salvation Army Still Needs Bell Ringers
The Salvation Army of Ohio, Marshall, Wetzel, and Tyler counties have confirmed its 75th volunteer for its 2023 Red Kettle campaign, and is still looking for more to reach their goal of 100 recruits for the Christmas season. The 75 volunteers represents an increase over the last few years, but...
Gas for $1.99 a Gallon? Major Chain Drops Prices for Thanksgiving Weekend
It's been nearly 20 years since gas cost less than $2 a gallon, but a major gas station chain is determined to make it happen this weekend. Thanksgiving weekend travelers in the Eastern United States can enjoy a very happy "tanks-giving" by paying $1.99 a gallon for Unleaded 88 gasoline.
West Virginia school staffer saves elementary student’s life
WHEELING, W.Va. (WTRF) -A West Virginia school staff member is getting some well-deserved praise for his quick thinking in an emergency. Officials with Ritchie Elementary School in Ohio County tell us that counselor Nick Irvin saved a student when she were choking on her lunch in the cafeteria. The other...