Common Core standards debated
WTOV9.com BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio - While students are adjusting to a new school year, some lawmakers and school leaders are debating a possible repeal of Common Core standards.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Johnson, Scalise Visit Gas Plant
Following a roundtable discussion and tour, Rep. Bill Johnson and newly-elected House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana visited the Utica East Ohio Buckeye Scio cryogenic processing plant Wednesday afternoon.
No major flooding in Belmont County
WTOV9.com BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio - Belmont County Emergency Management Director Dave Ivan said Wednesday morning's heavy downpours didn't cause any major flooding concerns throughout the county, but one local business is left cleaning up.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
No politician should vote to cut school funding
Why did Andy Thompson vote to cut education dollars out of Ohio school funding? Does he want to punish our schools and children by hindering their educational needs to become leaders of the future? Thompson, our state representative for our school districts, voted to cut school funding in his 95th House district.
Fire hydrants a concern in Bellaire
WTOV9.com BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio - After three fires within a span of three weeks, Bellaire residents are concerned about whether the town's fire hydrants are being regularly inspected and tested and fear their house could be next.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Man arrested in connection with St. Clairsville bar fire
WTOV9.com BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio - Firefighters were called to the Beech Hill Bar just outside of St. Clairsville, which was the scene of an active structure fire around 9:30 on Saturday night.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
East Liverpool Reports
Spotting him walking along Ravine Street, police arrested Morgan A. Birbeck, 33, no address listed, on Aug. 13 on an active, unspecified warrant out of Belmont County.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Tough Mudder returns to the Ohio Valley
WTOV9.com BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio -- The Tough Mudder obstacle course has come to the Ohio valley, specifically Powerline Park in St. Clairsville.
Bethesda Police Chief suspended
WTOV9.com BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio -- Action has been taken against Bethesda Police Chief Justin Wise after an investigation was launched by village leaders.
Two arrested after traffic stop
WTOV9.com JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio -- A traffic stop in around 11 o'clock at 7th Street and University Boulevard in Steubenville on Thursday night led to a foot pursuit and ended with two arrests.
3rd annual Great Stone Viaduct Celebration Saturday in Bellaire
WTOV9.com BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio -- The 3rd annual Great Stone Viaduct Celebration will take place in Bellaire on Saturday.
New hotels in the works near OV Mall
WTOV9.com BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio -- It's a sign of the times in the Ohio Valley. There's been a tremendous need for housing and hospitality in the way of hotels in recent years.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Thanks to politician, candidates for support of coal
I am writing this letter to express my appreciation to Belmont County Commissioner Matt Coffland and Charlie Daniels, Democrat Candidate for Ohio House of Representatives for our 95th District.
Officials to Make Case for Mall Road Project
Belmont County officials will go to Akron next month to convince the Ohio Transportation Review Advisory Council that the Mall Road interchange project is a smart investment.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Hospitals donate $100K to child care advocacy in Belmont County
WTOV9.com BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio - A $100,000 check was presented by East Ohio Regional Hospital to Belmont County's Harmony House on Wednesday, made possible after a significant amount of money was contributed to the hospital by the late Virginia Gasaway of Martins Ferry, earmarked specifically to benefit infants and children.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Bridgeport Mayor's ad deemed invalid, upsets council
WTOV9.com BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio - The mayor's office and village council in Bridgeport are at odds again.
House fire fully involved in Bellaire
WTOV9.com BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio - A house fire that broke out Tuesday afternoon is fully involved on 3rd Avenue in Bellaire, where several power lines are down too.
Suspect returns to scene of crime, is nabbed in Lansing
WTOV9.com LANSING, Ohio -- A suspect returned to the scene of a crime twice in the same night and wound up in jail, thanks to quick response from local authorities.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
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Volunteer football coach arrested for DUI
WTOV9.com BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio - The Martins Ferry School District has separated ties from a volunteer coach on the football staff.