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One-third of flights late in July

August 5, 2015 WILLIAMSTOWN — Silver Airways didn’t have a single cancellation at the Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport in July, but a third of the flights departed more than 15 minutes later than scheduled. more »»

 
 
 
Opinion requested by Wilcox expected Thursday

August 5, 2015 PARKERSBURG — An advisory opinion requested by a Parkersburg city councilwoman over other members’ meeting with a company about a financial review will be considered Thursday by a state panel. more »»

New teachers attend training at Grand Pointe

August 5, 2015 VIENNA — Wood County Schools’ newest teachers gathered Tuesday at the Grand Pointe Conference Center for the first day of a three-day training session to prepare them for the coming school year. more »»

Williamstown to decide alley question

August 5, 2015 By JEFFREY SAULTON jsaulton@newsandsentinel.com WILLIAMSTOWN — City Council will act in two weeks on a request made to close an alley. more »»

Pappas excited over sibling’s photo in submarine museum

August 5, 2015 SAN FRANCISCO — Jim Pappas walked through the museum doors and exclaimed, “That’s my brother!” Pappas, 91, of Wood County immediately recognized his brother Paul as one of three crew members in larg... more »»

Wood BOE looks to revamp scope of assessment position

August 5, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Board of Education is considering reworking a central office position to take on a wider scope of responsibilities. more »»

Teen arrested for grand theft auto

August 5, 2015 MARIETTA — A teenager was arrested after a vehicle stealing spree ended with a brief chase overnight in Marietta, officials said. Dylan Michael Tennant, 18, of 307 Maple St. more »»

Donors helping blaze victims

August 5, 2015 MARIETTA — Beamond Thompson, a 34-year-old father of two, said when the two-story Marietta home he lived in with his wife and children burned to the ground Sunday night, he had no choice but to bury... more »»

Grand jury issues 22 indictments

August 5, 2015 MARIETTA — Four teens who tried to flee the area after they were allegedly caught trying to break into Rink’s Flea Market in May were among 22 people indicted by a Washington County grand jury last... more »»

Wirt County Fair pageants tonight

August 5, 2015 ELIZABETH — Pageants are scheduled today at the Wirt County Fair. Contestants will compete in the Queen, Princess and Little Miss and Little Mr. pageants, which are held at the Pavilion. more »»

Critics blast clean power announcement

August 4, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Reaction was swift Monday from West Virginia officials over the stricter emission standards for coal-fired power plants by the Environmental Protection Agency. more »»

Ballot issues, offices on 2016 ballots

August 4, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Some local ballot issues are expected in the 2016 elections in addition to multiple local and state office. more »»

Vienna Police Department adds two patrolmen

August 4, 2015 VIENNA — Two new police officers were sworn into office on Monday morning by the city of Vienna. Zachary Schaad and Gregory R. more »»

Petition challenges noise on bridge project

August 4, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A petition turned in to city and state officials asks for a contractor to refrain from doing the noisiest part of its work on the Juliana Street Bridge on weekends. more »»

Meeting to discuss injection wells

August 4, 2015 COOLVILLE — Residents of the Torch and surrounding area will have an opportunity to discuss and learn more about injection wells in the are. more »»

Kind Kids Club celebrates student volunteers

August 4, 2015 WILLIAMSTOWN — Selected third-grade students from Worthington and Williamstown Elementary schools were part of a Kind Kids Club during the 2014-2015 school year. more »»

Golf Outing benefits MACC

August 4, 2015 MARIETTA — Callaway golf bags and polos were all around the Marietta Country Club for the 45th annual Golf Outing hosted by the Marietta Area Chamber of Commerce Monday. more »»

Motorcyclist injured

August 4, 2015 MARIETTA — One man was hospitalized after having a motorcycle wreck and trying to hide from the police after the crash, officials sai. more »»

Slain pizza delivery driver was MOV native

August 4, 2015 COLUMBUS — The slain delivery driver in Columbus was a native of the Mid-Ohio Valley, officials said. James A. more »»

Soap Box Derby canceled

August 4, 2015 PARKERSBURG — For the first time in over nine years, soap box racers will not be racing down Market Street during the 2015 Parkersburg Homecoming Festiva. more »»

Post-Polio Support Group plans lunch

August 4, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Mid-Ohio Valley Post-Polio Support Group of the Wood County Society will meet for a Dutch treat luncheon and social hour at noon Aug. 10 at Golden Corral. more »»

 
 

Yard sale August 7, 2015

BOAZ — A Treasures Yard Sale will be Aug. 7 and 8 at Henderson Hall at 517 Old River Road, Boaz.The sale will be 9 a.m.-4 p.m. each day. It will be conducted by Henderson Hall volunteers, with proceeds to benefit projects at the Hall. more »

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