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Memorial Bridge work begins Monday

August 2, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Folks who cross the Memorial Bridge as part of their daily travels will have to find an alternate route starting Monday. more »»

Wood County receives recycling containers

August 2, 2014 PARKERSBURG – Thanks to the Sir Naik Group of Parkersburg specialized recycling containers are now available for use at area community events. more »»

Civic Leaders internship program celebrated

August 2, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A paid internship at the Parkersburg and Wood County Public Library courtesy of the Civic Leaders Fellowship Program was more than a way for recent Ohio Valley University graduate... more »»

2014 Belpre Homecoming

August 2, 2014 BELPRE — Despite a brief shower late Friday afternoon, the rain stayed away from the 82nd annual Belpre Homecoming Festival for a second evening, allowing area residents to enjoy entertainment,... more »»

Great Bowls of Fire looks at growth

August 2, 2014 PARKERSBURG — When it’s too hot for some, it’s just right at the Great Bowls of Fire Chili Cookoff in Parkersburg where organizers are soliciting entrants and sponsorships for the fourth annual... more »»

Super Wi-Fi topic of Wood Commission discussion

August 2, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Commission will hold a meeting Monday to further explore a Super Wi-Fi program that could make free Internet services available in remote areas of the county where the... more »»

Denavich among grand jury indictments

August 2, 2014 MARIETTA — A Parma, Ohio, man accused of shooting his mother and stepfather at a Fourth of July gathering at the family’s New Matamoras cabin was indicted this week by a Washington County grand jur. more »»

Belpre man charged in concrete scam

August 2, 2014 MARIETTA — A Belpre man was charged with scamming two Vincent residents out of thousands of dollars they paid for work he never performed, the Washington County sheriff said on Friday. Thomas H. more »»

Senior accidents prompt program

August 2, 2014 MARIETTA — The Ohio Highway Patrol and Marietta Memorial Hospital joined in the program “Know When to Say When: Driver Fitness in the Golden Years. more »»

Vienna man writes his second book

August 2, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A Vienna man has written his second book related to the Civil War. . more »»

Homecoming contest planned in Parkersburg

August 2, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The Parkersburg Homecoming Festival will again hold its Best Seats in the House contest. more »»

Teachers attend Team JEC Summer Academy

August 2, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The Team JEC Summer Academy at the Jefferson Elementary Center was held this week when 40 teachers from the school participated in five days of professional development. more »»

One arrested for felony robbery

August 2, 2014 PARKERSBURG — One person is in custody on a felony charge of robbery in the first degree after a Mineral Wells man was forced out of a car at gunpoint, officials sai. more »»

Johnson attends first preliminary hearing

August 1, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A man who was shot by Parkersburg Police officers two weeks ago made his first local court appearance since the incident Thursday. Christopher Paul Johnson, 42, of 2503 1/2 Lincoln Ave. more »»

Belpre Homecoming kicks off

August 1, 2014 BELPRE — Although the rain fell pretty heavily leading up to the start of the 82nd annual Belpre Homecoming at Civitan Park Thursday, that’s not why city schools Superintendent Tony Dunn was soaking... more »»

Jail Authority asks for local help

August 1, 2014 CHARLESTON — The head of the West Virginia Regional Jail Authority is enlisting local help to make financial improvements at regional jails. more »»

BOE votes on grandstand project

August 1, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The Erickson All-Sports Facility Board sent Rick Bush, president of Erickson All-Sports group, to the Wood County Board of Education meeting Thursday to propose naming the grandstands... more »»

No injuries in Spring Street afternoon fire

August 1, 2014 PARKERSBURG — An afternoon fire on Spring Street appears to have been accidental, an official said. The fire at 1701 Spring St. was determined to be accidental in nature, said Capt. more »»

CCMC open house showcases renovations

August 1, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Camden Clark Medical Center opened the doors to the renovated fourth floor of the north tower at its Memorial Campus Thursday evening to give people an idea of how consolidation of the... more »»

Local advocates to attend People First Conference

August 1, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Local People First members will attend the 21st Annual People First of West Virginia Conference on Sept 3-5 at Jackson’s Mill in Jane Lew, W.V. more »»

Marietta College cuts retirement benefits

August 1, 2014 MARIETTA — After gathering feedback from employees through an online forum in July, Marietta College announced to staff that the school will be slashing retirement contributions by 50 percent, from ... more »»


Parkersburg Ice Cream Social August 3, 2014

PARKERSBURG — First Baptist Church will hold the annual Parkersburg Ice Cream Social from 4-8 p.m. Aug. 3 at Eighth and Market streets in downtown Parkersburg. more »

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