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1 hr ago | The Intelligencer

Juveniles Held After Shots Fired in Bellaire

Two juveniles are in the Sargus Juvenile Center after law enforcement from across Belmont County responded to a report of several shots fired Friday in Bellaire.

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Related Topix: Bellaire, OH, Shadyside, OH, Bridgeport, OH, Martins Ferry, OH

Thu Jul 31, 2014

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Road construction progressing in Belmont County

WTOV9.com BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio -- It's the halfway point of 'Orange Barrel Season,' so we took a drive Thursday morning along Interstate 70, beginning westbound then worked east to see how the Ohio Department of Transportation District 11's construction program is coming along.

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Related Topix: Guernsey County, OH

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New Bellaire Volunteer Fire Department up and running

WTOV9.com BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio -- The new Bellaire Volunteer Fire Department is up and running, officially responding to calls as of Thursday morning.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

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Monroe, Belmont Counties team up to serve youth

WTOV9.com BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio -- A Monroe County court is announcing a brand new partnership with Belmont County that aims to serve the youth in the communities.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Tue Jul 29, 2014

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Arrest made in Bellaire drug raid

WTOV9.com BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio -- Members of the Belmont County Drug Task Force arrested one person and seized 4 pounds of marijuana after a drug raid in Bellaire on Monday after three controlled buys.

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Related Topix: Bellaire, OH, Drugs

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UL Superintendent case bound over

WTOV9.com BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio -- A brief hearing via video conference at Belmont County's Western Division Court on Tuesday resulted in Union Local Superintendent Doug Thoburn ultimately waiving his rights to a preliminary hearing.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Intelligencer

School Chief Stays In Jail

Douglas Thoburn, the Union Local Schools superintendent charged with four counts of pandering obscenity involving a minor, remains in jail after being arraigned Friday.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Intelligencer

Thoburn On Administrative Leave Following Arrest

Union Local Schools Superintendent Douglas Thoburn is on paid administrative leave after he was arrested Thursday afternoon and charged with pandering obscenity involving a minor.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

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Bids accepted for roof project at Towers Building

Belmont County Sheriff Dave Lucas announces that a local school superintendent has been arrested on four charges of pandering obscenity involving a minor.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Belmont, OH, Jefferson County, OH

Tue Jul 22, 2014

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Roads closed after possible dynamite found in Belmont County home

WTOV9.com BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio - The Columbus Fire Bomb Squad arrived on scene Tuesday afternoon after a woman possibly discovered a case of decaying dynamite in a barn located on Main Street in Armstrong Mills.

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Body found in Martins Ferry

WTOV9.com MARTINS FERRY, Ohio -- A body was found dead on arrival along Ohio 7 in Martins Ferry north of Center Street on Tuesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Martins Ferry, OH

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Traffic-related incidents significantly increase at Jamboree in the Hills

WTOV9.com BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio - A significant increase in the amount of traffic-related incidents surrounded this year's Jamboree in the Hills.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

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Hit and run victim in deadly motorcycle crash speaks

WTOV9.com BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio -- Police are still asking for assistance in helping identify a driver who sped away from a deadly motorcycle crash.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Intelligencer

Children's Services Levy Approved For County Ballot

County commissioners this week approved a request by Belmont County Children's Services to place on the ballot a 0.65-mill renewal levy for the upcoming general election on Nov. 4. The current 10-year levy expires at the end of 2014.

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WTOV9

Belmont County officials moving forward with land grant

WTOV9.com BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio -- After years of planning, officials are moving forward with the county land bank.

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WTOV9

Veteran group controls crowd at Jamboree

WTOV9.com BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio - It's Day 2 of Jamboree in the Hills, and it was an early start for thousands with the infamous Redneck Run making its debut on The Today Show Friday morning.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

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Public Meeting At Jamboree

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Flushing woman killed in motorcycle accident

WTOV9.com BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio -- A 58-year-old woman from Flushing was tragically killed when she and her husband were riding their motorcycle in Pickerington, Ohio, just outside of Columbus.

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Related Topix: Pickerington, OH

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Intelligencer

Re-Appointments for Belmont County Board

Richland Township Trustee Greg Reline is the new director of the newly-formed Belmont County Land Reutilization Corp. board following heated discussion at its board meeting Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Martins Ferry, OH

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Cleveland man charged with drug trafficking in Belmont County

WTOV9.com BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio -- On Tuesday, officers from the Belmont County Drug Task Force, Barnesville Police Department, Ohio Highway Patrol Criminal Patrol Units and Ohio Highway Patrol Troopers from the Cambridge Office, joined together to make an arrest on Ferrell Alonza Brooks.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Beallsville, OH

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