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Justice meets local Democrats, business owners

October 9, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Jim Justice believes he can do a lot to help the state of West Virgini. more »»

Judge dismisses defendants from Flowers suit

October 9, 2015 PARKERSBURG - Eight defendants have been dismissed from former city Finance Director Ashley Flowers' lawsuit over dissemination of materials related to her reported affair with former Mayor Bob... more »»

Judge retires; successor named

October 9, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A longtime municipal judge in Parkersburg has retired and Mayor Jimmy Colombo has named a local attorney to succeed hi. more »»

Angel Tree efforts already underway

October 9, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Salvation Army of Parkersburg is looking for families to assist through its Angel Tree program, folks willing to help them and venues that would like to play host to a tree. more »»

Ruble trial shifts to car

October 9, 2015 MARIETTA — The focus Thursday in the trial of a man accused of a 34-year-old murder of a Washington County deputy sheriff was a small blue car parked down a hill in the dark on Cole Coffman Road. more »»

Vienna approves police request

October 9, 2015 VIENNA — An emergency expenditure for the Vienna Police Department was approved by council during Tuesday’s meeting. more »»

Cowboy drawn to woodturning

October 9, 2015 MARIETTA — Bruce Tuxhorn has worn several hats over the years. He has been a cowboy, lay preacher, chemical plant worker and business owner. more »»

Business & Industry Council meets

October 9, 2015 VIENNA — Legislative leaders came to town Thursday to talk business. more »»

WVU-Parkersburg holds moment of silence

October 9, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Students, faculty and staff at West Virginia University at Parkersburg Thursday afternoon to honor and remembered those who lost their lives in a mass murder a week prior more than... more »»

Fifth-graders tour dairy farm

October 9, 2015 MARIETTA — From touching a cow’s liver and heart with their bare hands to learning how milk travels from a cow to their grocery store, fifth grade students from across the county will head home this... more »»

Planners consider zoning changes

October 9, 2015 MARIETTA — Discussion by city officials about zoning laws in recent months focused on property values, special uses within residential areas and the Fair Housing Act. more »»

Piatt sentenced in drug theft

October 9, 2015 MARIETTA — A Marietta woman who pleaded guilty to theft of a dangerous drug was sentenced Thursday to 37 days in the Washington County Jail. Kylie Piatt, 26, 615 Eighth St. more »»

Jury finds against DuPont in C8 trial

October 8, 2015 COLUMBUS — After three weeks of testimony, a federal court jury returned a verdict Wednesday against DuPont in the first of 3,500 cases charging DuPont knowingly contaminated drinking water supplies... more »»

Carlin's Battery winding up a busy year

October 8, 2015 PARKERSBURG — After a year of skirmishes, cannon fire, caroling at the cabin, parades and fireworks, Carlin’s Battery Civil War re-enactors are winding down their eighth year of service. more »»

Ruble trial begins

October 8, 2015 MARIETTA — Witnesses described a broken window, a footprint and an attempt to secure a crime scene as two emergency first-responders and a former Washington County Sheriff’s deputy took the stand... more »»

Tucker: Safe Routes participation key for grants

October 8, 2015 MARIETTA — Marietta City Schools participated in a National Walk to School Day Wednesday, something the City Engineering Department says is critical to future grant funding from the Ohio Department... more »»

Forms on Drug Free Clubs sent out

October 8, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Brochures and applications for the Drug Free Clubs of America program are going out this week to families at Parkersburg and Parkersburg South high schools. more »»

EPA expects new rule publication this month

October 8, 2015 PARKERSBURG — An EPA spokeswoman says the clean power rule West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey filed a Freedom of Information Act request about this week is expected to be published... more »»

Assistant prosecutor joins staff

October 8, 2015 MARIETTA — A new lawyer hit the ground running recently in the Washington County Prosecutor’s Office amidst efforts to bring staffing back to normal levels after the June retirement of former... more »»

Waite retiring from Marietta PD

October 8, 2015 MARIETTA — After 33 years, four different chiefs, waking up at 4:30 each morning and a handful of bar fights sprinkled in between getting to meet a few prominent people, Capt. more »»

Circuit court hears cases

October 8, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A bond modification, a plea and sentencing and a revocation arraignment were among cases heard in Wood County Circuit Court Wednesday. * Joseph Allen Lamp, 38, 1585 S. more »»


Band-O-Rama October 10, 2015

MARIETTA — The 54th Annual Band-O-Rama hosted by the Marietta High School Wall of Sound marching band will be Oct. 10 at Don Drumm Stadium, Marietta.The band competition begins at 11 a.m. with over 13 bands competing. Admission is $5 per person. Concessions will be available. more »

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