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Bill for accountant tops $11K

April 1, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The bill for former city finance director Doug Life’s work on the municipal budget, annual audit and more comes to $11,080. more »»

Parkersburg PD revises policy on shootings

April 1, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A pair of officer-involved shootings last year led to changes in policy at the Parkersburg Police Department. more »»

Papale to speak at Scout dinner

April 1, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Boy Scout motto is “Be Prepared. more »»

Legislation targets speed limits

April 1, 2015 MARIETTA – A pedestrian advocacy group hopes a bill introduced in the Ohio House of Representatives will help lead to a slower speed limit on Third Street. more »»

Wittekind indicted in father’s shooting

April 1, 2015 MARIETTA — A Warren Township man who allegedly shot and killed his father in a domestic dispute was one of more than three dozen people indicted this week by a Washington County grand jury. Chace D. more »»

‘Go Have Fun’

April 1, 2015 PARKERSBURG — There were four rules from COSI’s outreach educator Audrey Zimmerman to second-graders at Martin Elementary School before they went to nine science-related stations Tuesday. more »»

Deputy Assoc. aids county

April 1, 2015 PARKERSBURG — To give back to the community it serves, the Wood County Deputy Sheriff’s Association sponsors projects for youth and familes in need while providing support for fellow law enforcement... more »»

Cities participating in America in Bloom program

April 1, 2015 BELPRE — Two Washington County cities will be participating in America In Bloom’s national awards program for 2015. more »»

Offenberger sentenced on charges

April 1, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A suspended sentence was handed down in Wood County Circuit Court Tuesday to a former West Virginia University at Parkersburg employee. more »»

Moore brothers accept plea agreements

April 1, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Two brothers who were indicted in connection with the robbery of a convenience store entered guilty pleas in Wood County Circuit Court Tuesday. more »»

Powell found competent to stand trial

April 1, 2015 MARIETTA — A Marietta man who allegedly made mass shooting and other threats against the general public and President Barack Obama in September has been declared competent to stand trial. more »»

Work on Johns Manville pile halted for asbestos removal

March 31, 2015 VIENNA — The word on the street in Vienna was asbestos was found in materials being cleared from the Johns Manville site. “That’s true,” Mayor Randy Rapp said Monday. more »»

Group seeks DuPont assurance

March 31, 2015 PARKERSBURG — An organization is demanding DuPont provide the documents showing how environmental damages caused by the company will be addressed following a spinoff of its Performance Chemicals... more »»

Newell: Court ‘last resort’ on contingency fund

March 31, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Mayor Bob Newell said if an agreement cannot be reached to move money City Council placed in a contingency fund back into the general fund, the matter could end up in court. more »»

Parkersburg Reform PAC holds first meeting

March 31, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A political action committee formed by a young city resident to advocate changes to the municipal charter held its first meeting Monday evenin. more »»

Reno maintains water rates

March 31, 2015 RENO — Reno Water and Sewer District announced Monday night that the water rates for individual Reno customers would remain steady for 2015. more »»

Wood Society sets new record

March 31, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Society set a new record Sunday with its annual telethon fundraiser, officials said. more »»

Wood County Commission to pay more for data system

March 31, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Wood County commissioners were notified they needed to add $20,000 in the new budget for upgrades to the Statewide Computer Network, which is used by the assessor’s office. more »»

Arch Coal honors two area teachers

March 31, 2015 CHARLESTON — Two area teachers were among 12 educators honored Monday by the Arch Coal Foundation for excellence in teaching. more »»

7 speak on Parkersburg Police Dept. accreditation

March 31, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Seven people spoke to the police accreditation team during a public comment meeting Monday evening. The Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies Inc. more »»

PHS singers earn honors

March 31, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Parkersburg High School Chamber Choir performed in concert at the West Virginia Music Educators Conference at the Charleston Civic Center Little Theater. more »»


History program April 3, 2015

MARIETTA — The next Brown Baggin' Thru History program will be noon-1 p.m. April 3 at Campus Martius Museum at 601 Second St. in Marietta.Admission is free to the program, due to support from the Washington County Public Library. more »

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