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Fall Festivals Underway in Ohio Valley

JackFM Local News - Sat, 10/03/2015 - 9:40am
Two Ohio Valley fall traditions are now underway .Oglebayfest and the Ohio County Country Fair are events that attract people from all over the Ohio Valley.The fair will feature displays of elaborate quilts, homegrown foods, and animals on Saturday and Sunday.The fair offers a variety of traditional demonstrations and competitions for all ages.Fair Board President Justin Miller says it has grown a lot over the past 38 years."It started out with the tent that we are standing in and...
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St. Clairsville Blows Out Harrison Central in Battle of Unbeatens

JackFM Local News - Sat, 10/03/2015 - 1:23am
St.Clairsville 45 Harrison Central 6 
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JM Blows Out Buckeye Local

JackFM Local News - Sat, 10/03/2015 - 12:57am
John Marshall 63 Buckeye Local 6 
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Brooke Keeps Rolling to Hang On At Indian Creek

JackFM Local News - Sat, 10/03/2015 - 12:45am
The Brooke Bruins started the season off with two tough losses but have rebounded nicely and even upset rival Wheeling Park last week.This Friday they traveled to Indian Creek to take on the Redskins. Justin Loughrie scored two touchdowns for the Bruins including a 70-yard scamper.Indian Creek running back Keith Maple was able to cut into the Brooke lead to make it 14-7 but the Bruins would hold on to win by that score.Brooke hosts the Steubenville Big Red next Friday night.
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Magnolia Stays Perfect; Shuts Out Monroe Central

JackFM Local News - Sat, 10/03/2015 - 12:39am
Magnolia 23 Monroe Central 0 
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Park Rebounds At St.Albans

JackFM Local News - Sat, 10/03/2015 - 12:20am
Wheeling Park 27 St.Albans 16 
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Wheeling Central Hammers Linsly

JackFM Local News - Sat, 10/03/2015 - 12:11am
Wheeling Central 36 Linsly 14 
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Hurricane Joaquin stays Far From The Ohio Valley

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 11:38pm
Gloomy weather with rain on Saturday. Partly sunny skies and warmer on Sunday.
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Gov. Kasich Orders Flags to be Flown at Half-Staff for Oregon Victims

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 10:35pm
In honor of the lives lost in Roseburg, Oregon, Governor John R. Kasich has ordered that flags be flown at half-staff upon all public buildings and grounds throughout the state of Ohio effective immediately until Tuesday, Oct. 6.Kasich's official order reads:"In honor of the lives lost in the senseless act of violence perpetrated on October 1, 2015 in Roseburg, Oregon, and in accordance with orders from the President of the United States of America, I hereby proclaim, by the autho...
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Bill Clinton targets rural, energy issues in West Virginia

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 9:51pm
Former President Bill Clinton said struggling rural regions like coal-dependent southern West Virginia should be the focus of new energy investments and infrastructure improvement.
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Jury Selection Continues for Blankenship Trial

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 9:51pm
Day 2 of jury selection in the Don Blankenship trial ended Friday.The 65-year-old faces up to three decades in prison if convicted over how he ran the Upper Big Branch Mine, which exploded in 2010, killing 29 miners.On Thursday, one person who called Blankenship a 'scapegoat' was excused.Another was dismissed after saying nothing she read painted Blankenship in a good light.Jury selection could wrap up on Monday.
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Former President Bill Clinton to WV Dems: I want to talk to you

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 9:27pm
Sticking together seemed to be the theme of the West Virginia Democratic Party’s 2015 annual dinner in Charleston.
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Marshall County Man Among 11 Killed in Afghanistan Plane Crash

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 6:00pm
It was a sad day for many people across the Ohio Valley and Moundsville in particular; after learning that one of the soldiers killed in the Afghanistan plane crash is someone they know well and love dearly.
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More than 100 workers laid off at Art Institutes

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 5:27pm
Education Management Corp. has laid off 115 employees at its Art Institute schools across the country, including 10 from its Pittsburgh location.
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Man get long prison term, then ties knot in courthouse

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 5:19pm
A western Pennsylvania man sentenced to at least 20 years in prison in one courtroom followed up by walking into another courtroom to marry his girlfriend.
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Two Moundsville women sentenced for prescription painkiller trafficking

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 4:51pm
Two Moundsville women were sentenced in Federal court on Friday for their roles in trafficking prescription painkillers in the Ohio Valley. 
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Ex-football star Irving Fryar sentenced to 5 years in prison

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 4:35pm
Former NFL star Irving Fryar has been sentenced to five years in a New Jersey prison for his role in a mortgage scam.
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Local Organization Helps Former WWE Wrestler In Fight Against Cancer

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 4:12pm
The Ryan Ferns Healthplex is raising money for former WWE Wrestler, Nick "Big Bully Bob" Busick, who is currently fighting esophageal cancer. 
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The Latest: Justice says he'll cooperate in email inquiry

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 3:43pm
The latest developments in the Pennsylvania attorney general's allegations that a state Supreme Court justice may have violated conduct rules because of racially offensive or misogynistic emails that were sent to him....
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Getzoff Joins Penguins as Radio Host, PensTV Reporter

Pittsburgh Penguins - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 3:07pm
Josh Getzoff has joined the Pittsburgh Penguins as host of the team’s pre-game and post-game radio shows, it was announced today by Terry Kalna, the Penguins’ senior vice president of sales and broadcasting. In his new full-time role, Getzoff ...


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