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MOV residents mark prayer observance

May 6, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Three Mid-Ohio Valley cities united with others across the United States to pray for their communities and the country on Thursday for the National Day of Prayer. more »»

McKinley calls for GOP unity at dinner

May 6, 2016 VIENNA — Party unity heading up to the November election was the message brought to the Wood County GOP Reagan Day Dinner at the Parkersburg Country Club by U.S. Rep. David McKinley, R-W.Va. more »»

Suspect in Meigs County murder takes own life

May 6, 2016 RIPLEY — A suspect in a Meigs County homicide apparently shot and killed himself Wednesday night as police closed in at a Jackson County hotel. more »»

County considers security cameras

May 6, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Wood County is looking at installing cameras in strategic areas to battle the area’s growing drug problem. more »»

Benefit planned for Washington County bailiff

May 6, 2016 LOWELL — A “no one fights alone” attitude is how the community of Lowell, and beyond, has approached a benefit for a beloved bailiff and friend. more »»

Man arrested in stabbing

May 6, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Allen L. Brown, 59, of 1235 Swann St. was arrested Thursday on a charge of malicious wounding. Brown was arraigned by Wood County Magistrate Joyce Purkey, who set bond at $50,00. more »»

Man charged with sexual abuse

May 6, 2016 PARKERSBURG — A Parkersburg man is out of jail on a $20,000 bond after being accused of sexually abusing a family member. Paul Dexter Naylor, 55, of 4902 Fourth Ave. more »»

PHS student nominated for Naval Academy

May 6, 2016 PARKERSBURG — A Parkersburg High student has been nominated to the U.S. Naval Academy, with her brother having been nominated only three years ago. Mary Catherine Bolton of Vienna was nominated by U. more »»

Kimes lodges complaint against Anderson

May 6, 2016 PARKERSBURG — A listed candidate for the West Virginia House of Delegates 8th District has filed a compliant with the Secretary of State’s office over alleged misrepresentations regarding his... more »»

McKinley: Cut funding for Clean Power plan

May 6, 2016 PARKERSBURG — U.S. Rep. David McKinley, R-W.Va., says he believes Congress will successfully remove funding from the federal Environmental Protection Agency earmarked for clean power regulation. more »»

Open house marks POBA anniversary

May 6, 2016 MARIETTA — It’s been a decade since the Peace Officer Basic Academy began at Washington State Community College, and the institution marked that occasion with a 10th Anniversary Celebration of the... more »»

Crude oil leak cleanup nears end

May 6, 2016 NEW MATAMORAS — Cleanup efforts are wrapping up in New Matamoras where the Ohio EPA and Ohio Department of Natural Resources have been on the scene of a crude oil leak that happened April 25. more »»

WSCC expands honors program

May 6, 2016 MARIETTA — A first year program aimed at challenging and cultivating students of academic honor has been deemed a success. more »»

PUB reviews budget proposal

May 5, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The Parkersburg Utility Board’s proposed 2016-17 budget includes the third step of a four-year sewer rate hike and increased capital expenditures, but a rise of just 0. more »»

Fox tops campaign finance reports

May 5, 2016 PARKERSBURG — City Council candidate Jeff Fox was the top fundraiser among Parkersburg candidates in the second campaign finance reporting period. more »»

Yoga at the Point kicks off

May 5, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Local Yoga enthusiasts have a new place to practice their art with the start of Yoga at the Point, although Wednesday’s rain forced it indoors to the farmers market instead of the Poin... more »»

Despite glitch, Give Local MOV raises $120K for groups

May 5, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Despite a system glitch which took down a national online donation system, officials say Mid-Ohio Valley residents pledged more than $120,000 for local charities and organizations as... more »»

National Day of Prayer events set

May 5, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Local residents, church and community leaders will gather in Parkersburg, Williamstown and Marietta today to express their faith and pray for their communities during the National Day... more »»

Justice, Sanders lead in W.Va.

May 5, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Democrat Jim Justice is the leading candidate for governor of West Virginia where Bernie Sanders is favored over Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination for president, a new poll... more »»

Free Comic Book Day

May 5, 2016 PARKERSBURG — For the past 15 years comic book stores across the nation have celebrated the art form of comic books on the first Saturday of Ma. more »»

PSHS senior gets wish trip to turtle farm

May 5, 2016 PARKERSBURG — For Karigan Meyer, a senior at Parkersburg South High School, her wish to get upclose to sea turtles was made to come true in Apri. more »»


Tractor Ride May 7, 2016

LITTLE HOCKING — The Pionneer Antique Power Association is sponsoring the Dean Becker-Bill Atkinson Memorial Tractor Ride at 9:30 a.m. May 7 at Little Hocking Elementary School.Free registration begins at 8:30 a.m. at the school. The ride will begin at 9:30 a.m. and is about 36 miles long. more »

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