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Officers in Belmont County work together in - Operation 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.
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Tue Apr 22, 2014
Motor vehicle vs. ATV
WTOV9.com ALLEDONIA, Ohio - Officials at Belmont County 911 received a call about 5:40 Tuesday evening about a crash involving a motor vehicle and an ATV along W. Captina Highway.
Bridgeport's water woes are over - " for now
WTOV9.com BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio -- It's water woes no more for the Village of Bridgeport.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
MWCD cuts assessments thanks to oil and gas leases
Members of the MWCD Board of Directors have approved a plan to provide for a 50-percent reduction in all assessment payments from property owners beginning in 2015.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Lake Area Leased for $15,000 Per Acre
For a lease worth $15,000 per acre - an amount more than twice the previously known high payment for Marcellus and Utica shale exploration in the Upper Ohio Valley - Antero Resources will drill on more than 6,300 acres at Piedmont Lake.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Heroin Epidemic Grows in E. Ohio
Deaths from heroin overdoses have reached record levels in Ohio - and Jefferson and Belmont counties are in the thick of the epidemic.
Despite big financial deal, residents concerned about fracking in Piedmont Lake area
It's also bringing controversy. The area in question is around Piedmont Lake and spreads into both Harrison and Belmont Counties.
E-schoolers make their case to a receptive Ohio Legislature
Nearly 40,000 Ohio children attend more than two-dozen schools that don't have daily sessions in actual classrooms, or sports teams or mascots, but get millions in state dollars.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Neglected pony rehabbing in 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.
Suspected case of mumps in Belmont County
WTOV9, wire report BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio - Officials at the Belmont County Health Department confirm they have one suspected case of mumps in the county.
Man suffers life-threatening injuries in motorcycle crash
A man had to be flown to a Pittsburgh-area hospital after he lost control of his motorcycle and crashed along State Route 149 in Belmont County just south of Flushing.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Officials still discussing plans for former St. Mary Church site in Lafferty
As the 2-year anniversary of a tragedy approaches, the fire debris has been cleared, but the property remains vacant.
Neffs Man Sentenced For His 10th DUI
With a stern lecture from the judge on Monday, Kenneth Eugene Cunningham was sentenced to five years in jail after being found guilty of his 10th DUI.
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JB Green Team to lobby city leaders
The executive director of the JB Green Team and Jefferson County Commissioner Tom Gentile will ask City Council members tonight to support a designation fee plan to restore funding for the financially strapped solid waste authority.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Drilling On Lake Property Possible
Members of the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District may allow Denver-based Antero Resources to drill for Utica Shale natural gas on nearly 6,700 acres of Piedmont Lake property in Belmont and Harrison counties as early as Friday.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Belmont County will see plenty of road repairs
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.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Siefke named Lisbon superintendent
The Lisbon school board decided to stay in-house when choosing a new superintendent, naming junior-senior high school Principal Joe Siefke to the position.
Belmont County oilfield worker struck and killed
A Texas man was killed Sunday when he was struck by heavy equipment while working at a well site on McKelvey Road in Belmont County.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Belmont County animal shelter working toward a positive direction
WTOV9.com BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio - The Belmont County animal shelter is yet again in the center of controversy.
Investigation of prior theft leads to arrest in different case in Belmont County
Bellaire Police investigating a prior theft in the 1800 block of Guernsey Street found a suspect vehicle parked in the 1700 block of Belmont Street next to 1717 Belmont Court Apartments.