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  1. Marshall County Sees Assault, Larceny CasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Intelligencer

    Photo by Drew Parker Brian Anthony King of McMechen listens to a testimony with public defender John Gainer during a hearing Friday in Marshall County Circuit Court. Brian Anthony King, 28, of 1011 Marshall Street, McMechen, was charged with battery after a one-day trial by jury.


  2. Babysitter spanking trial underway in Marshall CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | WTOV9

    ... girl, saying, "he whooped her because she lied and had peed on his couch." Prosecutors say Lowe was a member of the McMechen Volunteer Fire Department alongside the girl's parents, and the three were good friends at the time of the alleged crime. ...


  3. Nasty' Teams To Clash at ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Intelligencer

    ... Central (10-2) and No. 5 Bishop Donahue (10-1), which just beat the Blue Eagles by 10 points Thursday night in McMechen. Even Cameron (9-2), led by 6-foot-11 senior Logan Routt, received votes. ''Our section is just nasty,'' Bishop Donahue coach Tom ...


  4. The 'Rocks Win One On RoadRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | The Intelligencer

    ... St. Clairsville Wednesday in a make up contest. Bellaire falls to 2-13 and will welcome the Red Devils on Thursday. MCMECHEN-Bishop Donahue (7-8) had three girls in double figures as Cassidy Campbell had 15 points, Jewel Purpura scored 14, and Kat ...


  5. City Asks DOH to Speed Up Bridge Repair WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | The Intelligencer

    Benwood leaders will send a letter to the West Virginia Division of Highways asking the state agency to speed up work on repairs to the bridge in South Benwood along W.Va. 2. The bridge connects South Benwood with McMechen, and is presently closed to one lane of traffic as decking on the bridge is replaced.


  6. Roofing Contractor Admits to FraudRead the original story

    Monday Jan 19 | Painting/Wallcovering Contractor

    ... after underreporting employee wages and faking an accident to reap insurance proceeds. Stephen J. Gretchen, 44, of McMechen, pleaded guilty Wednesday (Jan. 14) to one count of filing a false employees' quarterly federal tax return and one count of ...


  7. A Trash Problem; Sitting in an Historic Seat; and TimeRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 17 | The Intelligencer

    ... spot to aggregate and publish those items that otherwise would stay locked away forever in the reporters' notebook. McMechen Mayor Gregg Wolfe ran into some trouble in recent weeks when the city's garbage truck was involved in an accident, leaving ...


  8. Benwood in Talks With Grocery ChainRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 17 | Big News

    ... and representatives of the chain went well, and the chain now plans conduct a survey of the Center Wheeling-Benwood-McMechen area to determine if locating a grocery store there is feasible. The location being discussed is in the A&B Kia Plaza in ...


  9. McMechen roofing contractor convicted of fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | WTOV9

    Roofing and general contractor Stephen J. Gretchen, 44, of McMechen, was convicted Wednesday of failing to report cash payments to his employees and fraudulently collecting insurance benefits for staged damage to his vehicle, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced. Gretchen admitted that he knowingly underreported the wages, tips, and other compensation that he paid to his employees.


  10. McMechen roofing contractor convicted of fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | West Virginia Metro

    Stephen J. Gretchen, 44, failed to report cash payments to his employees and fraudulently collected insurance benefits for staged damage to his vehicle. He admitted Wednesday he knowingly underreported the wages, tips, and other compensation paid to his employees, paid certain employees in cash "off the books," filed quarterly tax returns which failed to report these cash payments and failed to withhold certain tax amounts on behalf of his employees.


  11. Padlow Sets Tone Early: Bishops Top 'CatsRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 8 | The Intelligencer

    ... Donahue (7-1) shot an even 50 percent in a 64-53 victory against Paden City on Tommy "Dino" Smith Memorial court in McMechen. ''The first half we played excellent, excellent defense,'' Bishops coach Tom Wise said. ''Great defensive effort. It was ...


  12. George LogstonRead the original story

    Dec 31, 2014 | The Intelligencer

    George was born September 2, 1927, in McMechen, a son of the late Thomas L. and Bernice A. Logston. He was a retired machinist for Consolidated Aluminum, Hannibal, Ohio; served on the Marshall County Board of Education for 14 years, and was President of the Board from 1984 to 1986.


  13. TOP 10 OF 2014 - Marshall Pain Clinic Shut Down ReopensRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2014 | Big News

    ... throughout the social media spectrum and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. McMECHEN - Patients of a local pain clinic were put on alert in July when they were told by state public health officials to get tested ...


  14. TOP 10 OF 2014 - Marshall Pain Clinic Shut Down, ReopensRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | The Intelligencer

    ... of the Valley Pain Management Clinic states the facility never re-used needles on its patients. The clinic in McMechen, owned by Chalifoux, closed for a few weeks after the West Virginia Board of Osteopathic Medicine on July 25 temporarily suspended ...


  15. McMechen, again, looking for police chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | WTOV9

    For the third time in 6 months, the city of McMechen has a new police chief. The position has been filled three times since August when Chief David Robinson was let go.


  16. Bishop's Pressure Too Much for BridgeportRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | The Intelligencer

    Bishop Donahue coach Tom Wise admitted he was nervous entering Tuesday night's game against Bridgeport at Tommy "Dino" Smith Memorial Court. PHOTO BY JAKE FLATLEY Bishop Donahue's Josh Miller readies to take a shot as Birdgeport defender Parker Dyson gets his hands up during Tuesday night's game in McMechen.


  17. Kindergartner Helps Feed Those in NeedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | The Intelligencer

    Fifteen McMechen families in need will be receiving free Christmas dinners this holiday season thanks to the efforts of a local kindergartener. Last Halloween, 5-year-old Noah Grigsby chose charity over his annual bag of candy.


  18. Bishop Donahue beats Catholic CentralRead the original story

    Dec 12, 2014 | Herald Star Online

    McMECHEN - Bishop Donahue outscored visiting Steubenville Catholic Central 26-17 in the fourth quarter for a 67-61 victory Friday night.


  19. Freda AuthRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2014 | The Intelligencer

    She was born August 23, 1930, in Wheeling, W.Va., the daughter of the late Albert Schrump Sr. and Lydia Chedester Schrump. Freda was a homemaker, attended the McMechen-Benwood United Methodist Church and loved spending time with her grandchildren and family.


  20. Area police honored for highway safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | Weirton Daily Times

    ... for their efforts to keep road travel safe. Participants included police departments in Cameron, Follansbee, McMechen, Moundsville, New Cumberland, New Martinsville, Weirton, Wellsburg and Wheeling. Brooke, Hancock, Marshall, Ohio and Wetzel County ...


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