BREAKING NEWS: Fire postpones PC, WHS football game

Photo by Jess Mancini The smoke plume from the fire at the former Ames shovel plant in south Parkersburg is blown northward toward Williamstown, Marietta and points beyond. The photo was taken at the scenic overlook on Ohio 7 south of Marietta.

Because of air quality concerns from the fire at the former Ames Plant in south Parkersburg, the high school football game between Parkersburg Catholic and Williamstown High and the college women’s soccer match between Ohio Valley University and Ursiline were postponed.

Originally scheduled for 7 p.m. Saturday, the football game was moved to 7 p.m. Monday, officials said. No makeup date has been announced for the OVU soccer match.