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Vietnam memorial wall arrives in area

August 27, 2014 PARKERSBURG — “Lest We Forget.” It is a saying displayed prominently throughout City Park late Tuesday afternoon and it was the focal point as the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall arrived at the par. more »»

WVU-P president search discussed

August 27, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The West Virginia University at Parkersburg presidential search committee hopes to have the school’s next president selected in time for the start of the spring semester. more »»

Major housing project planned in P-burg

August 27, 2014 Miller-Valentine Group Announces Press Conference for Worthington Creek Apartments in Parkersburg, West Virginia PARKERSBURG – A multi-million-dollar senior citizen housing project will be announce... more »»

Local historian McKain dies at 80

August 27, 2014 PARKERSBURG — David L. more »»

Police: Body found in Worthington Creek

August 27, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A body was found on the banks of Worthington Creek in Parkersburg on Tuesday afternoon, officials said. Parkersburg Police were summoned to the 1900 block of Staunton Avenue at 4:03 p.m. more »»

Newell: Memorial Bridge safe

August 27, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A potential problem uncovered during a recent inspection of the Memorial Bridge turned out to be a false alarm, and recent Facebook posts about the structure being unsafe are not true,... more »»

Wood BOE names teacher of the year

August 27, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Declaring the Wood County Teacher of the Year is not something which occurs every day at the Wood County Board of Education, but the announcement was one of two large presentations tha... more »»

Cracker plant project advances

August 27, 2014 PARKERSBURG — State regulators and a company are negotiating a remediation agreement for the site of a proposed ethane cracker plant in Wood County. more »»

New FBI system nearly 'fully operational'

August 27, 2014 CLARKSBURG — The FBI’s more than $1 billion Next Generation Identification system which has been in development for six years will be fully implemented next month. more »»

W.Va. Women Work seeks program aid

August 27, 2014 BRIDGEPORT — West Virginia must do more to encourage women to seek employment in non-traditional occupations, says Janis Gunel, executive director of West Virginia Women Work. more »»

McConnell attends Capito fundraiser

August 27, 2014 WHEELING — The Republican leader in the U.S. Senate was in Wheeling for a private fundraiser Monday for senatorial candidate Shelley Moore Capito. more »»

MOVTA explores Belpre bus service

August 27, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Expansion of bus service into Belpre was among topics discussed by the Mid-Ohio Valley Transit Authority during its meeting Tuesday. more »»

Police chase, arrest car theft suspect

August 27, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A stolen vehicle was involved in a police chase and arrest in the early hours of Tuesday morning, officials said. Evan B. Tingler, 26, of 907 13th St. more »»

Driver to testify in Fox trial

August 27, 2014 MARIETTA — A Marietta man who allegedly acted as driver in a pair of knife-point ATM robberies pleaded guilty Tuesday in Washington County Common Pleas Court and agreed to testify against the... more »»

Escaped juvenile turns himself in

August 27, 2014 MARIETTA — A juvenile who ran out of the Washington County Juvenile Center Friday morning turned himself back into the center Monday morning. more »»

Circuit court hears pleas, sentencing

August 27, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Two pleas and a sentencing took place in Wood County Circuit Court on Tuesday. * Amy R. Patterson, also known as Paula Johnson, 23, 1012 George St., Apt. more »»

Buses, students being delayed by traffic

August 27, 2014 MARIETTA — School buses are being impacted on Pike Street because of construction, too. more »»

County Home prepping new admin

August 27, 2014 MARIETTA — A background in health care and nursing homes catapulted Jeff Campbell, 67, of Marietta, to the top of 31 contenders for Washington County Home administrator. more »»

Marietta gazebo repairs complete

August 27, 2014 MARIETTA — With the 2014 Ohio River Sternwheel Festival quickly approaching, renovations to the gazebo on Ohio Street have been completed and the structure is once again safe for public use. more »»

Testing Sept. 12 for Marietta bow hunting permits

August 27, 2014 MARIETTA — The annual deer harvest begins next month and participants who to acquire a deer must pass a qualification test for a permit. The single qualification session will be held 5-7 p.m. Sept. more »»

Authorities seek missing teenager

August 27, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Authorities in Kanawha County are looking a missing 16-year-old girl who may have been the victim of a crime and may have been in Wood or Athens counties, according to the Kanawha... more »»


Wildlife event August 30, 2014

WILLIAMSTOWN — The Ohio River Islands National Wildlife Refuge will hold a "Forest-Tree Adventure" program for kids ages 6-15 at 1 p.m. Aug. 30 at the visitor Center at 3982 Waverly Road in Williamstown. more »

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