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Business panelists speak to delegates

October 22, 2014 PARKERSBURG — State lawmakers got a chance to hear about what goes into a successful business and things they might be able to do to help business get started at a gathering Tuesday at West Virginia... more »»

Shots fired near Canadian Parliament

October 22, 2014 OTTAWA, Ontario — Police in Ottawa say shots also were fired near a shopping mall close to Parliament. more »»

CPR to graduate?

October 22, 2014 CHARLESTON — West Virginia lawmakers are considering making hands-on CPR training a graduation requirement for the state’s high school. more »»

Mayors: Bag the leaves

October 22, 2014 PARKERSBURG — When the colorful fall foliage hits the ground, area officials hope it winds up in a bag instead of the street. more »»

Early voting precinct opens downtown

October 22, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Beginning today voters can cast their ballot early for the Nov. 4 general electio. more »»

Area program named finalist

October 22, 2014 MARIETTA — While five area businesses competed for 20 grants of $150,000, only Bird Watcher’s Digest of Marietta made it into the final round for judging. more »»

Zoning proposal advances

October 22, 2014 WILLIAMSTOWN — Proposed changes to the city’s zoning ordinance were introduced, discussed and forwarded to the planning commission during Tuesday’s Williamstown City Council meeting. City attorney . more »»

Rutherford: Truancy problems start at an early age

October 22, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Recent updates to the state attendance policy permit truancy officers to cross county lines to keep truancy rates down, officials said. more »»

Man sentenced for meth lab

October 22, 2014 MARIETTA — A Belpre man will spend four years in prison for manufacturing methamphetamine at his home in February. Michael E. Packard, 47, of 811 Walnut St. more »»

Police investigating toilet explosion

October 22, 2014 MARIETTA — An early morning case of vandalism at the Junior Fair Building in Marietta left a toilet shattered and smoking hole in the ceiling, officials said. more »»

Circuit court hears cases

October 22, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Four hearings — a sentencing, a plea and two continuances — took place in Wood County Circuit Court Tuesday. more »»

Man sentenced for role in armed robberies

October 22, 2014 MARIETTA — A Marietta man who assisted in the armed robberies of two area men last December was sentenced to four years in prison Tuesday in Washington County Common Pleas Court. more »»

Contingency Plan

October 21, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The Camden Clark Medical Center is prepared to deal with the Ebola virus if it would show up locally, officials said Monday following a meeting to go over the center’s readiness. more »»

Belpre BOE approves energy contracts

October 21, 2014 BELPRE — The Belpre City Schools Board of Education Monday approved two contracts to help the district with energy savings and purchasing of buses. more »»

Doctors: No changes for APRNs

October 21, 2014 CHARLESTON — Doctors Monday spoke against changes to how advanced practice registered nurses are regulated in West Virginia. more »»

County awards meth house demolition bid

October 21, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Wood County commissioners voted Monday to have Tim Graham Excavating demolish a house at 77 Coolidge St. that was used as a methamphetamine lab by renter. more »»

Project lead makes pitch

October 21, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Stacy DeCicco admits she came into her job as chapter coordinator for the Gabriel Project of West Virginia’s Mid-Ohio Valley Region with some preconceptions. more »»

Water line extension funds OK’d

October 21, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Wood County commissioners voted 2-1 to help fund a small water line extension for Claywood Park Public Service Distric. more »»

DeLong: Regional jail inmate costs to remain unchanged

October 21, 2014 CHARLESTON — The head of the regional jail system in West Virginia says the per inmate cost to house inmates is unlikely to increase in the next two years, but the state could reach a “breaking... more »»

Vessels joins WSCC Board of Trustees

October 21, 2014 MARIETTA — The Washington State Community College Board of Trustees swore in a new member Monday afternoon. The last of three new appointments was made by Ohio Gov. more »»

Marietta man pleads guilty to drug charges

October 21, 2014 MARIETTA — A Marietta man entered a guilty plea in Washington County Common Pleas Court Monday to two fifth-degree felony counts of trafficking in drugs. Delbert D. Cain, 38, of 100 Simpson S. more »»


Stout Memorial Youth Chick-fil-A Night October 22, 2014

Chick-fil-A Vienna Spirit Night

Fundraiser for Stout Memorial UMC Youth Wednesday, October 22

Enjoy a great meal at Chick-fil-A & put your receipt into the Spirit Night container at the registers. more »

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