Business

New Mexican-themed grill to open in Belpre

BELPRE - A new Mexican-themed eatery is expected to open in Belpre before the end of August.Bohio Mexican Grill will be located at 2500 Washington Blvd., at the intersection with Farson Street in Belpre. The opening date has not yet been firmed up, but the owners hope to be open within the next ...

Wet weather resulting in farmland difficulties

MARIETTA - As many area farmers are set to harvest their grains and cut hay, some are experiencing hassles, due to a wetter-than-normal season.The numbers from the wastewater plant show that June in Marietta had nearly 5.5 inches of rain, making it pretty soggy and more than an inch above the ...

Holzer Health System announces care facility

Holzer Health System is proud to be able to collaborate with the Meigs County Community Improvement Corporation in establishing a free-standing Emergency Care facility in the Meigs County Health Care Campus.The facility will feature a 24-hour staffed emergency department, equipped with ...

Peoples Bancorp announces quarterly earnings

MARIETTA - Peoples Bancorp Inc. announced results for the first and second quarters ending June 30.Net income was $3.5 million for the second quarter of 2014, representing earnings per diluted share of 32 cents.In comparison, net income was $4.8 million or 44 cents per diluted share for the ...

CCMC receives quality award

PARKERSBURG - Camden Clark Medical Center has received the Get With The GuidelinesResuscitation Silver Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer cardiac arrests in the ...

Jefferds Corp. receives supplier award from Toyota

PARKERSBURG - Jefferds Corp., a supplier to the Toyota Engine and Transmission Plant in Buffalo, W.Va., was recognized with a Superior Performance Award in the Trades and Fabrication Section from Toyota Motor Engineering and Manufacturing North America Inc. June 13 at the annual Indirect ...

Bungard receives accountant certification

PARKERSBURG - Derek A. Bungard, of Parkersburg, with the accounting firm of McDonough, Eddy, Parsons & Baylous has recently earned the Certified Public Accountant certification.Bungard has been with the firm since 2012."We are extremely proud of Derek's accomplishments in earning the ...

Dr. Kaplan to hold free weight lose seminar

VIENNA - Dr. Adam Kaplan will be giving a free seminar on Bariatric (weight loss) Procedures, including The Gastric Sleeve, The Lap-Band procedure and the Gastric Bypass procedure, in August. He will discuss the details of each procedure, talk about who is a candidate and offer a question and ...

Business reps, educators focus on curriculum

MARIETTA - In the spirit of local involvement in public schools, business professionals and educators across Washington County gathered at the Marietta City Schools district office Tuesday morning to collaborate on new curriculum that focuses on real world experience.Teachers of all grades ...

Mylan moving HQ overseas

WHEELING - One of West Virginia's greatest business success stories, Mylan Pharmaceuticals, is joining the parade of drug companies and medical device makers that are moving their corporate headquarters overseas where they will enjoy a lower tax rate - a practice known as "tax ...

Outdoor gear shop opens at city farmers market

PARKERSBURG - Lapping the Couch Adventures LLC is providing vehicles for land and water recreation and transportation.John Wiseman and Kim Coram recently opened the Parkersburg business at one end of the farmers market near the Point Park floodwall.The business sells and rents the Jackson line ...

WVU-P to unveil new radio station

PARKERSBURG - West Virginia University at Parkersburg will be live and on the air in 2015 with its own student-programmed radio station.Torie Jackson, coordinator of WVU-P's journalism and public relations programs, said students, staff and volunteers have been setting up the station equipment ...

Rehabilitation, nursing center has new owners

PARKERSBURG- The Worthington Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Parkersburg is under new management.Platinum Health Care of Skokie, Ill., took over management of the health care facility in Parkersburg June 1 after it was purchased by Arc Realty of New York, N.Y.The West Virginia Health Care ...

Workman shares love of toys at flea market

MARIETTA - Tony Workman, 28, of Parkersburg, has always been into classic toys from the time he was little."I have always loved toys," said Workman. "My mother tells me that when I was little I always had an action figure in my hand no matter where I was or what I was doing."Workman grew up ...

Frontier promotes Shingleton

PARKERSBURG - Tammy Shingleton has been promoted to area general manager for the Parkersburg market of Frontier Communications, Dana Waldo, senior vice president and general manager for West Virginia, announced.Her promotion was effective July 1."Tammy Shingleton has served as general manager ...

Museum looking for W.P. Snyder volunteer tour guides

MARIETTA - Now that the W.P. Snyder is back at its permanent mooring along the banks of the Muskingum River, the Ohio River Museum's attendance has increased, causing a need for more volunteers.Museum Director Le Ann Hendershot said there is a need for at least five more volunteers to give ...

Eyesore at center of Marietta court case

NEWPORT - Neighbors who want a Newport home gutted by fire three years ago torn down may have to wait until the dust settles from a current court case involving the property.According to Washington County Common Pleas Court records, foreclosure proceedings on the property at 25 Dana's Run Road ...

Iowa Supreme Court issues stay for Argosy casino

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) - The Iowa Supreme Court has potentially given the Argosy riverboat casino in Sioux City more time to stay open.The high court on Friday granted an emergency stay of a district court order requiring the casino to close July 22. Groups in support of the closure have until ...

Family Carpet provides best prices and service

BOAZ - Giving everybody the best price possible is what keeps customers coming back to Family Carpet.Owner Bob Parrish said the company has been serving the floor covering needs of the valley for almost 40 years from its main store at 2328 Williams Highway in Boaz."We give everybody the very ...

Property owners carry tax burden

MARIETTA - Homeowners and farmers across Ohio are paying 70 percent of school property taxes and Washington County is in line with the pack.A recent study by economist and school funding analyst Howard Fleeter and reported in The Columbus Dispatch showed that Class I property, homeowners and ...