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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — The only voters in Belmont County to cast ballots during Tuesday’s election decided the Democratic primary in Martins Ferry’s 4th Ward. Rick Rodgers beat Pamela Shrodes, 41-20 to earn the nomination for that ward’s council seat, according to unofficial results. To see the unofficial results from around our region, click here.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice says he’s asked his administration to see what it can do to prevent the closure of Ohio Valley Medical Center in Wheeling. The Republican governor issued a statement Thursday evening saying that saving the hospital’s jobs must be a top priority. The Ohio Valley Medical Center… Read More
WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) – Heavy financial losses are forcing the closure of two rural hospitals, one in West Virginia and one in Ohio. The Intelligencer reports the hospitals’ President and CEO Daniel C. Dunmyer said in a statement on Wednesday that Ohio Valley Medical Center in Wheeling, West Virginia and East Ohio Regional Hospital in… Read More