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Ex-deputy arrested in 1981 murder

September 17, 2014 MARIETTA — It was more than 33 years ago that Washington County Deputy Lt. Ray “Joe” Clark was killed by a shotgun blast fired through the kitchen window of his home on Dodds Run Road. more »»

Two arrested in knife attack

September 17, 2014 PARKERSBURG — An altercation on Seventh Street Monday night resulted in three people injured, two arrested and more charges pending. Police Chief Joe Martin said the incident occurred around 10 p.m. more »»

Explosives, guns found at home of murder suspect

September 17, 2014 The Columbus Division of Fire Bomb Squad has responded to the existence of possible explosives at the Lowell home of former Washington County Sheriff Deputy and murder suspect Mitchell Ruble, where... more »»

Tomblin: Festivals likely safe from cuts

September 17, 2014 CHARLESTON — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin says West Virginia’s fairs and festivals likely will be safe from next year’s budget crunc. more »»

Highway authority driven to improve

September 17, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE— A group that advocates for the expansion of West Virginia 2 and the extension of Interstate 68 is renewing its push to improve roads in the region. more »»

Fire victim remembered as woman of faith

September 17, 2014 ROCKPORT— Lois Jean Ayers will be remembered by her family as someone who was committed to her family and her faith in Go. more »»

Fox found guilty on robbery charges

September 17, 2014 MARIETTA — The armed robbery trial of Mindy Fox began and ended in Washington County Common Pleas Court Tuesday with the defendant found guilty on all four counts for which she was charged. more »»

Court lion's head missing

September 17, 2014 PARKERSBURG — One of the metal lion’s heads that adorn the fountain at the main entrance to the Wood County Courthouse is believed to have been stolen. more »»

Trinity, libraries prepare annual used book sales

September 17, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Trinity Episcopal Church is seeking donations of good quality books for its annual used book sale in early November. The 65th annual Trinity Used Book Sale will be Nov. more »»

Creative Camp slated for Oct. 17

September 17, 2014 MINERAL WELLS — This year’s Creative Camp, scheduled for Oct. more »»

Williamstown to mull lot division

September 17, 2014 WILLIAMSTOWN — Questions about the rejection of a request to divide a lot in the city were discussed during Tuesday’s meeting of the Williamstown City Counci. more »»

United Way launches campaign

September 17, 2014 MARIETTA — Though the United Way of Washington County has already started collections for its 2014-2015 campaign, the official kickoff for the organization occurred Tuesday with a luncheon. more »»

Students explore College Night

September 17, 2014 MARIETTA — Parkersburg South High School senior Jordan Fullerton said she sees herself at a specific West Virginia university come next fall, but she is still weighing her options. more »»

Circuit court hears cases

September 17, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Two hearings, a plea and a sentencing, were heard in Wood County Circuit Court Tuesday. * Robert L. Patterson, 32, 1330 Dillaway St. more »»

Hydrant testing may discolor water

September 17, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The Parkersburg Utility Board is flow-testing fire hydrants this week, a process that may result in discolored water for customers in the affected areas. more »»

Fire leaves one dead

September 16, 2014 ROCKPORT — One person has died in a structure fire north of Rockport. Fire officials responded to a two-story house fire Monday afternoon at 480 South Sugar Camp Road north of Rockport in Wood County. more »»

Former deputy arrested for 1981 murder

September 16, 2014 MARIETTA — The Washington County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a former deputy for the 1981 murder of Sheriff’s Office Lt. Ray “Joe” Clark. more »»

Tomblin: No delay of tank inspections

September 16, 2014 CHARLESTON — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin says a proposed one-year delay in implementing inspections for aboveground storage tanks is too long of a wait, and he intends to hold companies to the Jan. more »»

Belpre BOE discusses safety

September 16, 2014 BELPRE — During the first meeting of the new school year Monday, the Belpre City Schools District Board of Education discussed the need for safety. more »»

More counterfeit bills discovered

September 16, 2014 PARKERSBURG — City police are investigating five more incidents of counterfeit $20 bills being used at local businesses. more »»

Officials OK November pollworkers

September 16, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Wood County commissioners on Monday approved the list of pollworkers for the Nov. 4 general election. more »»


Fundraiser September 18, 2014

BELMONT – Carehaven of Pleasants county will hold a fundraiser for Alzheimer's at 6 p.m. Sept. 18 at 506 Riverview Drive.Entertainment will include the bluegrass and gospel bands The Gospel Strings, The Carriers, The Sunderman Family and The Tuttle Band. more »

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September 15, 2014 An international bestseller and National Jewish Book Award finalist is available now in paperback, "My Mother's Secret" by J.L. Witterick. more »

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