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Stabbing suspect sought

August 29, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Police continue to search for a suspect accused of stabbing another man during an argument that escalated into a fistfight Thursday afternoon. more »»

Residents pay respects at Vietnam memorial

August 29, 2014 PARKERSBURG — More than a thousand community members of all ages honored those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for their country as they attended the opening ceremonies for the Vietnam Traveling... more »»

Child's murder gaining attention

August 29, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The search for a man accused of killing a 1-year-old Parkersburg girl is getting attention around the state and beyond. more »»

Traffic stop results in two heroin arrests

August 29, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A total of $24,200 worth of suspected heroin was seized Thursday during and after a drug arrest on Interstate 77 outside of Parkersburg, officials said. more »»

Marietta seeking grant for treatment plant

August 29, 2014 MARIETTA — The third and final phase of Marietta’s wastewater treatment plant upgrade will cost an estimated $16,693,000, according to city engineer Joe Tucker, who addressed city council’s water,... more »»

Commissioners sign off on two projects

August 29, 2014 MARIETTA — The Washington County commissioners signed off on engineer Roger Wright’s application for two Ohio Public Works Commission projects Thursday. more »»

ADA garage renovation receives $50K in funds

August 29, 2014 VIENNA — Transferring funds to make the city’s new central garage on 60th Street compliant with the American with Disabilities Act was approved during the Vienna City Council meeting Thursday night. more »»

Marietta gas aggregation prices compiled

August 29, 2014 MARIETTA — Natural gas prices were at an all-time high eight years ago when the city initiated an aggregation program to help residents save money on their gas bill. more »»

Wood BOE recognizes 8 students

August 29, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Eight Wood County students were selected from a pool of hundreds throughout the state to attend The West Virginia Governor’s Honors Academy earlier this summe. more »»

Tomblin presents grants to local arts groups

August 29, 2014 CHARLESTON — Several area organizations will receive grants to support arts and historic preservation programs. Gov. more »»

Intersection work nears completion

August 29, 2014 MARIETTA — The upgrade of the Acme, Pike and Jefferson streets intersection is almost complete, according to Eric Lambert, project engineer with the city engineering department, during Wednesday’s... more »»

Art festival set for second year at Point Park

August 29, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The second Labor of Love Artfest will be held 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday at Point Park. Organizer Norm Payne said he wanted to give local artists a showcase for their art. more »»

Fine, fees assessed in bridge littering case

August 29, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A fine and court costs were assessed Thursday for an individual charged with littering while work was being done on the Memorial Bridge. more »»

Circuit court hears four cases

August 29, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Four hearings took place in Wood County Circuit Court Wednesday. more »»

Apartment complex being built

August 28, 2014 PARKERSBURG — An apartment home community, designed for adults 62 and over, is being built in Parkersburg. more »»

Suspect photo, ID released

August 28, 2014 PARKERSBURG - The Parkersburg Police Department has released a photo and the identification of a stabbing on Spring Street today. more »»

Etched Memories

August 28, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The placement of the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall in City Park Wednesday stirred up a variety of emotions for Vienna resident Donald Cleland. more »»

DHHR will not pursue C.H.I.P.

August 28, 2014 BRIDGEPORT — Officials with the Department of Health and Human Resources say they will not push to put the Children’s Health Insurance Program, known as C.H.I.P., under the department. more »»

Morgantown team won’t affect baseball efforts

August 28, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The announcement that a Pittsburgh Pirates’ affiliate is moving to Morgantown won’t have a negative effect on Parkersburg’s efforts to land a minor league ball club, according to one o... more »»

Police: Suspect committed suicide

August 28, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A Parkersburg man who was suspected in the death of another Parkersburg man is believed to have taken his own life, Parkersburg police said Wednesday. more »»

Locals listed on Vietnam memorial

August 28, 2014 MARIETTA — Among the nearly 60,000 names on the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall are Washington County veterans who didn’t return from the war. Among those was Marine Lance Cpl. more »»


Wildlife event August 30, 2014

WILLIAMSTOWN — The Ohio River Islands National Wildlife Refuge will hold a "Forest-Tree Adventure" program for kids ages 6-15 at 1 p.m. Aug. 30 at the visitor Center at 3982 Waverly Road in Williamstown. more »

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