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Court rules against Tennant

October 2, 2014 CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals unanimously ruled Wednesday the State Election Commission erred in not allowing the Kanawha County Executive Committee to fill a vacancy on th... more »»

Wood seeks grant for courthouse

October 2, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Wood County is applying for a $100,000 West Virginia Courthouse Improvement Facilities Authority grant to address deterioration at the entries to the historic courthouse. more »»

Richards back in West Virginia

October 2, 2014 PARKERSBURG - A man wanted for the murder of a 1-year-old girl was returned to Wood County early this morning, officials said. Curtis Richards II, 30, Fourth Avenue, St. more »»

Boy Scout amendment eyed

October 2, 2014 FAYETTEVILLE — Local officials say they are concerned a constitutional amendment centered around The Summit: Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve in Fayette County could have a detrimental effect o... more »»

Respected Wirt citizen Philip Shears mourned

October 2, 2014 ELIZABETH — A respected member of the Wirt County community is being mourned following his death after being pulled from his home swimming pool Tuesday. Wirt County Sheriff’s Sgt. L.J. more »»

Man facing charges after alleged break-in

October 2, 2014 MARIETTA — A Marietta man was jailed Tuesday night on charges of aggravated menacing and aggravated burglary after he allegedly entered a home and threatened a couple in their bedroo. more »»

Flights to D.C. see slow start

October 2, 2014 WILLIAMSTOWN — Passengers had to wait an hour Wednesday morning at the Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport to board the first flight in the new air service to Washington Dulles International Airport. more »»

Antero eyeing gas well situation

October 2, 2014 WEST UNION — The breach of a producing natural gas well last week in Doddridge County was due to an incorrectly positioned drill, an Antero Resources executive said Wednesday. On Sept. more »»

City paving expected to start today

October 2, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Paving of city streets milled over the last week-and-a-half is expected to start today. more »»

Belpre VFD all fired up for Saturday celebration

October 2, 2014 BELPRE — The Belpre Volunteer Fire Department will celebrate two special anniversaries Saturday with a community party at its training center on Washington Boulevard. more »»

Treatment facility faces approval delay

October 2, 2014 MARIETTA — A possible residential treatment facility on Fifth Street will have to wait longer for approval. more »»

Sentencing for robbery suspect continued

October 2, 2014 PARKERSBURG — One of four people involved in a January 2013 home burglary was in court Wednesday. more »»

Erickson bleacher project raises $41K

October 2, 2014 PARKERSBURG —After three months of fundraising, $41,000 has been collected for improvements at Erickson All-Sports Facilit. more »»

Truck crashes into area motel

October 1, 2014 MINERAL WELLS — A resident of a motel at the Liberty Truck Stop had a close call as a truck crashed into the motel Tuesday, destroying two units. Wood County Sheriff’s Sgt. more »»

Candidates debate in Marietta

October 1, 2014 MARIETTA — From job creation and marijuana reform to minimum wage and environmental issues, candidates for Congress, the Ohio House of Representatives and the Washington County commissioners sounde... more »»

Secret Service chief resigns

October 1, 2014 WASHINGTON — Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigns amid recent White House security breach. more »»

Tebay biggest political spender

October 1, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Wood County Commission candidate Bob Tebay is to date the biggest spender, but his Democratic opponent, incumbent commissioner Wayne Dunn has the biggest war chest, according to the... more »»

Charity holds off on donations for immigrant minors

October 1, 2014 MARTINSBURG — The executive director of Catholic Charities West Virginia says the organization is not seeking donations for 20 unaccompanied immigrant minors located in the state. more »»

Missing St. Marys chicken mascot returns

October 1, 2014 ST. MARYS — Chuck the Chicken has come home to roost. The chicken, many considered the unofficial greeter for the town of S. more »»

Rural King takes shopping throne

October 1, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The Park Shopping Center has seen many ups and downs during its time in Parkersburg, but Tuesday night signaled a new beginning for the retail center as the community came out to... more »»

New MOV airport service begins

October 1, 2014 WILLIAMSTOWN — Passengers using the Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport will fly to Washington Dulles International Airport near Washington, D.C., with the new service beginning toda. more »»


Chicken barbecue October 3, 2014

WATERFORD — The Waterford Band Boosters will hold its annual chicken barbecue from 4-7 p.m. Oct. 3 in the Waterford Elementary School cafeteria on Ohio 339 in Waterford.The cost is $8 for half-chicken dinners and $7 for quarter-chicken dinners. Take-out dinners are available. more »

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