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18 hrs ago | WTOV9

Rough road in Belmont County set to be repaired

WTOV9.com BARNESVILLE, Ohio - Some residents along Mount Olivet Road in Barnesville say the road is in such poor condition, they have to leave 15 minutes early just to travel 2 miles. Giant potholes and large cracks are taking up unwanted space on the road in western Belmont County.

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Related Topix: Barnesville, OH

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Salem News

Belmont County receives most region oil, gas permits

Belmont County continued receiving the most oil and gas permits in the Utica/Point Pleasant shale play last week of the 45 horizontal drilling permits that were issued, according to the Ohio Department of natural Resources. Belmont County received seven permits.

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Related Topix: Noble County, OH, Harrison County, OH, Tuscarawas County, OH, Guernsey County, OH

Thu Sep 11, 2014

WVIZ-TV Cleveland

For Some, Shale Gas Boom's a Headache

Frank and Theresa Brothers have lived on their Carroll County property for 25 years, mostly in a trailer. Eleven years ago, they saved up enough to build a house.

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Related Topix: Carroll County, OH, Religion, Amish, Cleveland, OH, Environmental Law, Law

WTOV9

Bellaire man accused in stabbing indicted

WTOV9.com BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio -- A Bellaire man accused in a stabbing in Shadyside in July has been indicted by a Belmont County Grand Jury. Joseph Lombardi, 29, is facing one count of felonious assault after Shadyside Police say two men began drinking at the Buzz Inn in Shadyside before moving to a home on Lincoln Avenue.

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Related Topix: Bellaire, OH, Shadyside, OH

WTOV9

Divittorio indicted after return to scene of crime

WTOV9.com BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio - It's a case of a suspect who returned to the scene of a crime an hour after a first break-in attempt. When he tried to flee a second time, he didn't get far.

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Related Topix: Prison

The Intelligencer

TRAC Board Hears Mall Road Pitch

Several Belmont County officials traveled to Akron on Wednesday to seek funding for two major road projects in the county. The group turned out to support both projects during presentations before the Ohio Transportation Review Advisory Council at the Akron-Canton Airport.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

WTOV9

Bikers converge on Belmont County prior to 9/11 Memorial Ride

WTOV9.com BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio -- Approximately 1,000 bikers united in Belmont County on Wednesday for a national movement as they make the journey to Washington D.C. in honor of 9/11. Bikers from all 50 U.S. states -- and even other countries -- are honoring the victims of 9/11 -- the survivors, the first responders, and members of the armed forces by making the trip to Washington.

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WTOV9

Mold discovered on pancakes at St. Clairsville Elementary

WTOV9.com BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio - St. Clairsville Schools Superintendent Walt Skaggs confirmed St. Clairsville Elementary sent out an alert to parents through the school's automated phone system after mold was discovered on a couple of pancakes that were being served to children in the cafeteria before school. Skaggs said they immediately pulled all of the product and notified parents, the health department, and the Center for Disease Control.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

WTOV9

Belmont County fair opens

WTOV9.com BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio - The Belmont County Fair is officially began at Noon on Wednesday with plenty of great events for the whole family.

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WTOV9

Bridgeport taking steps to ensure iPad program success

WTOV9.com BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio - The Bridgeport Exempted Village School District is taking extra steps to ensure an iPad program is a success for its high school students this year.

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Related Topix: Bridgeport, OH, Education Etc.

Tue Sep 02, 2014

WTOV9

Labor Day patrols net big results in Belmont County

WTOV9.com BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio -- The last of this year's summer holidays has now come and gone.

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Related Topix: St. Clairsville, OH

The Intelligencer

Antero to Send 66,500 Barrels to Cracker Daily

Marcellus and Utica shale ethane is so plentiful that Antero Resources plans to help fuel a total of three cracker plants, including the proposed Odebrecht facility in Wood County and the potential Royal Dutch Shell cracker near Monaca, Pa.

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Related Topix: Sweden, World News, Barnesville, OH

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Morning Journal

14 drilling permits issued for Utica play, all south of county

Of the 14 horizontal oil and gas drilling permits issued in the Utica/Point Pleasant shale play last week, five were in Belmont County, four in Harrison County, two each in Guernsey and Noble counties and one in Jefferson County, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.

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Related Topix: Harrison County, OH, Guernsey County, OH, Noble County, OH, Jefferson County, OH, Ohio

Thu Aug 28, 2014

WTOV9

OHSP beefing up Labor Day patrols

WTOV9.com BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio - If you're trying to wring those last few drops out of summer over the Labor Day weekend, be prepared for traffic as new AAA reports show a surge in holiday travelers.

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Marietta Times

Police

Krystal K. Carpenter, 34, of 220 Pennsylvania Ave. Apt. 1, was arrested Friday in the 500 block of Second Street for OVI, driving under suspension, driving left of center, and a red light violation.

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Related Topix: Macksburg, OH, Belpre, OH, Marietta, OH

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Intelligencer

Belmont County Guardrail Bids Lower Than Expected

Belmont County officials were pleasantly surprised Wednesday when bids for a major guardrail project came in more than $80,000 below engineer's estimates.

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Related Topix: Bellaire, OH, Martins Ferry, OH, Pomeroy, OH, Norwalk, OH

WTOV9

Three from three states arrested in St. Clairsville

WTOV9.com BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio -- Three people - from three different states -- were taken to jail late Tuesday night in Belmont County after an observant officer on patrol noticed something out of place.

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Related Topix: St. Clairsville, OH, Martins Ferry, OH

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Intelligencer

Arson Arrest In Bellaire

Bryce Andrew Parrill is charged with felony arson for his involvement in the fire at 4217 Trumbull St., which started early Saturday and took nearly five hours to extinguish.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

WTOV9

New water line on way to Martins Ferry

WTOV9.com MARTINS FERRY, Ohio -For those who live along County Road 4 in Martins Ferry, the term relief is probably an understatement after it was learned that a massive water line is not only being replaced, but in a little more than a year, it's set to be a state-of-the-art distribution system.

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Related Topix: Martins Ferry, OH

WTOV9

Police explain how they caught bank robbery suspect

WTOV9.com With suspect William McBride, Jr., in custody, police are releasing new details of how they tracked him down after last weekend's armed bank robberies in Belmont and Ohio counties.

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Related Topix: St. Clairsville, OH

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