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Vienna VFD gets new gear

January 24, 2015 VIENNA — Firefighters at the Vienna Volunteer Fire Department received some new equipment to keep them safe as they protect the citizens of the cit. more »»

DuPont responds to payment critics

January 24, 2015 WASHINGTON, W.Va. — After invoices were revealed regarding how much has been paid in administrative costs in the C8 Medical Monitoring program, DuPont issued a statement regarding the issue. more »»

Nesselrotte named Vienna Firefighter of the Year

January 24, 2015 VIENNA — A firefighter with more than a decade of service to the Vienna Volunteer Fire Department has been chosen for the top firefighter honor. Sgt. more »»

Council committees to be named

January 24, 2015 PARKERSBURG — City Council members will receive their 2015 committee assignments and consider changing the order in which they vote when they meet Tuesday evenin. more »»

Community foundation launches its 52nd year

January 24, 2015 VIENNA — With the theme of “Stepping Up! Local Matters,” the Parkersburg Area Community Foundation and its regional affiliates in Doddridge, Jackson, the Little Kanawha Area, Mason and Ritchie... more »»

Parkersburg Art Center to host expo, fundraiser

January 24, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Parkersburg Art Center will be a busy place on Feb. 7. From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. that day, the Classic Plastics Toy & Comic Expo will be held at the art center. more »»

Dearth pleads guilty to lesser theft charge

January 24, 2015 MARIETTA — A St. more »»

Man crossing street struck by vehicle

January 24, 2015 MARIETTA — An 86-year-old man was struck by a vehicle while crossing Colegate Drive in the 1600 block Friday night. Marietta City Police Sgt. more »»

Circuit court completes arraignments

January 24, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Arraignments of defendants named in indictments from the January 2015 grand jury concluded in Wood County Circuit Court Friday. Those appearing before Judge J.D. more »»

Mugrage pleads guilty to burglary charge

January 24, 2015 MARIETTA — A Marietta man who kicked down the door to his ex-girlfriend’s home and told police he planned to beat her pleaded guilty Friday in Washington County Common Pleas Court to burglary. Cody A. more »»

Casto named DNR Officer of the Year

January 24, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A Parkersburg Natural Resources Police officer was named Officer of the Year in West Virginia. Jonathan R. more »»

Lincoln exhibit coming in April

January 24, 2015 BELPRE — The Abraham Lincoln “A Man of his Times, A Man for all Times,” traveling exhibit, part of the Ohio & the Civil War 150 Years Later project, will be on display at Farmers Castle Museum... more »»

New Ohio tests on students to start in February

January 24, 2015 MARIETTA — Testing will begin next on students in the third grade through high school through a new generation of assessments. more »»

Washington church reaches 110 years

January 24, 2015 MARIETTA — It was 110 years ago that the Washington Hall Christian Union Church was founded in the tiny community of Glass, just a few miles north of the village of New Matamoras. more »»

Group critical of DuPont payments

January 23, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Recently released invoices dating back to February 2013 of payments by DuPont to the director of the medical monitoring program show $9 million has been paid for administration while a... more »»

Tebay ready for trip to N.D.

January 23, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Wood County Commissioner Bob Tebay said he’s hoping to learn more about how Minot, N.D., dealt with an oil and gas boo. more »»

Fund backs local police

January 23, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A fund to support the Parkersburg and Vienna police departments has been established with an initial $175,000 donation from United Bank. more »»

Democrat chief new chairman of Manchin PAC

January 23, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The chairman of the West Virginia Democratic Party is joining U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin’s political action committee. more »»

Newer library bids opened

January 23, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Second-round bids for the new southside branch of the Parkersburg-Wood County Public Library came in near or below the revised construction estimate, officials said on Thursday. more »»

Vienna withdraws water and sewer ordinance

January 23, 2015 VIENNA — Ordinances changing the security deposits and disconnect and reconnect fees for water and sewer service in Vienna had their second reading during Thursday’s City Council meeting. more »»

Kratz discusses identity theft

January 23, 2015 BELPRE — The Belpre Area Chamber of Commerce held its first quarterly luncheon of 2015 Thursday at Rockland United Methodist Church. more »»


Gasland II--Movie January 24, 2015

Sequel to Gasland, filmaker Josh Fox Saturday, Jan. more »

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