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DuPont names spinoff company

December 19, 2014 WILMINGTON, Del. more »»

Newell names councilman

December 19, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Aaron Read has been appointed by Mayor Bob Newell to represent District 7 on City Council. Newell notified Read of his decision this mornin. more »»

Sisters killed in auto crash

December 19, 2014 MINERAL WELLS — A woman and her younger sister were killed in a late-night wreck on Buck Run Road on Wednesday, officials said. Ashley Nicole McGrew, 23, and sister, Jasmyne R. more »»

Officials mourn Kopp's passing

December 19, 2014 HUNTINGTON — Officials throughout West Virginia mourned the loss this week of Stephen Kopp, president of Marshall University. more »»

Marietta College provost steps down

December 19, 2014 MARIETTA — Marietta College Provost Karyn Sproles left her post at the start of the week, according to college officials. more »»

Poling biggest spender in failed bid for office

December 19, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A Democratic incumbent from Wood County who lost the election to the House of Delegates spent the most in the campaign, according to the post-general election financial disclosures... more »»

Vienna passes home rule

December 19, 2014 VIENNA — Municipal home rule is now official in Vienna. more »»

Officials discuss planning team

December 19, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Wood County commissioners agreed Thursday to nominate Roy Radabaugh to a newly created local infrastructure planning team that will serve under the West Virginia Infrastructure and Job... more »»

Wood County commissioners consider compliance changes

December 19, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Changes in the Wood County compliance office were discussed Thursday by county commissioners. more »»

Rydbom withdraws motion for new counsel

December 19, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A man convicted of the 1996 murder of a Williamstown woman appeared in Wood County Circuit Court Wednesday. more »»

Grand jury indicts 19

December 19, 2014 MARIETTA — A Vincent man who allegedly fired a gun through a door during an argument with his father was among 19 people indicted by a Washington County Grand Jury this week. Kevin Busch Jr. more »»

Man sentenced on domestic charge

December 19, 2014 MARIETTA — A Belpre man was sentenced to 90 days in jail Thursday after pleading guilty to a fourth-degree felony charge of domestic violence. more »»

McFall sentenced for heroin trafficking

December 19, 2014 MARIETTA — A New Matamoras man was sentenced Thursday to 120 days in jail and five years of community control for a fifth-degree felony count of trafficking in heroin. Jeremy J. more »»

Council reads citizens' letters

December 19, 2014 MARIETTA — Letters from two citizens concerned with parking enforcement and pedestrian safety were read into the record and discussed by city officials at Thursday’s regular Marietta City Council... more »»

Fort Frye board OKs gym project

December 19, 2014 BEVERLY — It was the earlier part of the 20th century when the floor of the Salem-Liberty Elementary gymnasium was placed, and now, 85 years later, the school is finally getting a new one. more »»

Gingerbread contest winners announced as organizers plan bigger 2015

December 19, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Organizers of a gingerbread house contest in Parkersburg hope the show at least becomes a regionally recognized endeavor and a yuletide culinary tradition. more »»

Council remains split on president

December 18, 2014 PARKERSBURG — If J.R. Carpenter or Nancy Wilcox is elected Parkersburg City Council president on Jan. 14, it likely will be by a 5-4 margin. more »»

Boxing, MMA changes sought

December 18, 2014 CHARLESTON — State lottery officials are asking legislators to revamp fees and regulations for boxing and mixed martial arts events in West Virginia. more »»

Outgoing commissioner top spender in November election

December 18, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Wood County commissioner Wayne Dunn topped the list of spenders in the latest round of financial statements filed by candidates for county office. more »»

Child killed, man trapped in pickup rollover

December 18, 2014 MINERAL WELLS — Emergency crews late Wednesday night responded to a vehicle roll-over with one person trapped inside, one person ejected and one reported deceased at the scen. more »»

Mountwood gets police officer

December 18, 2014 VOLCANO — Mountwood Park will soon have its own police officer to control shenanigans and law breaking on park property, officials said. more »»


Skate with Santa Claus December 20, 2014

PARKERSBURG — The annual Skate with Santa and Mrs. Claus from 10 a.m.-noon Dec. 20 at Skate Country, located at Sixth Avenue and Gladstone street in south Parkersburg.The cost is $2 per person to skate, which includes skate rentals. The program is for children ages 12 and under and adults. more »

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