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Commission’s market ownership deed never filed

August 29, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A deed transferring ownership of the Point Park Marketplace to the Parkersburg Building Commission was never filed after being approved by City Council in early 2014. more »»

Planners reject Quincy Hill proposal

August 29, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A proposal to abandon a section of 10th Street which incorporates the Quincy Hill steps failed Friday before the Parkersburg Municipal Planning Commission. more »»

D’Costa sentenced to federal prison

August 29, 2015 COLUMBUS — A term of 12 months and one day was handed down to a Wood County resident in federal court Friday. more »»

Line rupture spills 1,200 barrels of oil in Ritchie County

August 29, 2015 HARRISVILLE — State officials are estimating 1,200 barrels of oil leaked Thursday from a pipe in Ritchie County at Brushy Fork Road, the West Virginia Division of Environmental Protection said on... more »»

Marietta Council member rides bus

August 29, 2015 MARIETTA — Friday afternoon Kathy Downer, D-Council at Large, and Andy Coleman, city development director, boarded the Community Action Bus Line to experience the service that is funded in part by... more »»

Worthington green going green

August 29, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Worthington Golf Club has installed a recycling station at its clubhouse which is projected to reduce trash from the club that is disposed of at the landfill by 130 tons a year. more »»

Pipeline completion date extended

August 29, 2015 MARIETTA — Due to weather delays preventing construction throughout the summer, Water Energy Services has extended the completion date from mid-August to the end of October for its Ohio 7 offloading... more »»

Bond among six men lasts 60 years

August 29, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Sixty-four years have not diminished the friendship among six men since they attended Parkersburg High School. more »»

Trail expansion plans gain boost at meeting

August 29, 2015 VIENNA — Plans for expanding a trail near Jackson Middle School were given a boost with help from the Vienna City Council Thursday. more »»

Jacobs sentenced to 60 days in jail in drug case

August 29, 2015 MARIETTA — A Marietta woman who was trafficking heroin out of her home was sentenced to 60 days in the Washington County Jail Friday morning. Whitney A. Jacobs, 26, of 906 Fifth St. more »»

Three facing charges after drug lab found

August 29, 2015 CUTLER — Two Parkersburg residents and a Washington County man were arrested Friday morning after the Washington County Sheriff’s Office discovered an active methamphetamine lab in Cutler. more »»

Circuit court hears six cases

August 29, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Six hearings took place in Wood County Circuit Court Friday. * Jay Anthony Harris, 42, Petroleum, W.Va., was granted a motion to continue his trial set for Sept. more »»

Allohak Council recruiting Scouts online

August 29, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Allohak Council of the Boy Scouts of America Friday launched its first social media campaign to recruit new members. more »»

Social Justice Speaker Series returns Monday

August 29, 2015 MARIETTA — The Marietta College Social Justice Speaker Series will return with four presentations starting with Ali Doerflinger, associate professor of psychology, at 4 p.m. more »»

Report of armed man at hotel proves untrue

August 28, 2015 MARIETTA — A frightening telephone call turned out to be a false alarm in Marietta Thursday, but nonetheless shut down business at a Pike Street hotel and restaurant for several hours. more »»

Wall of Sound echoes at park

August 28, 2015 MARIETTA — Against a setting sun along the river, the Marietta High School Wall of Sound paraded through Muskingum Park Thursday evening for the last Music in the Park installment of the summer. more »»

Vienna approves funds for facility

August 28, 2015 VIENNA — Construction may start soon at Jackson Middle School for a sports practice facility. more »»

PHS AD seeks to reinvigorate Friday Night Football

August 28, 2015 PARKERSBURG —The athletic director at Parkersburg High School wants to bring back the excitement of Friday Night Football. more »»

More cases of Lyme found

August 28, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Kanawha, Marshall and Wetzel counties joined Berkeley, Hampshire, Hancock, Jefferson, Mineral, Morgan, and Wood as being considered endemic for Lyme diseas. more »»

Facility to be completed by year's end

August 28, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Construction of the new library in south Parkersburg is about three weeks behind schedule because of the weather in June, but no problem, says a library officer on Thursda. more »»

New center set to help veterans

August 28, 2015 LITTLE HOCKING — Area veterans have a new place to meet, reflect and assist veterans obtain their benefits. David Huffman, who is retiring as an attorney, is the founder of Veterans Crossin. more »»


One Day Amateur Tech Class August 29, 2015

Wood County Emergency Communications is holding a One Day Amateur Radio Technician Class for anyone interested in Amateur Radio. Class is $18 and includes material, test, drinks and pizza. The class will be held at the MOV Health Dept on 5th St. and will begin at 9am. more »

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