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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 »»

Drilling accident may impact wells

October 1, 2014 WEST UNION — Antero Resources and the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection are monitoring the impact of a drilling accident on a dozen residential water wells in Doddridge Count. more »»

Candidates report campaign finances

October 1, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A state legislative candidate from Wood County has spent more than $46,000 in the campaign, according to financial disclosures filed with the West Virginia Secretary of State. more »»

Newell touts student drug test club

October 1, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Students would voluntarily submit to random drug testing in exchange for discounts at local businesses and other perks under a program being presented this month to local government,... more »»

Suddenlink dropping Viacom channels

October 1, 2014 PARKERSBURG — People’s channel lineup under Suddenlink is expected to see a change starting today after the company could not reach an agreement with Viacom to carry a number of its channels,... more »»

Marietta reviews bid on property mineral rights

October 1, 2014 MARIETTA — The single bid received by the city to lease mineral rights on two pieces of Marietta property was reviewed by members of council Tuesday afternoon during a meeting of council’s lands,... more »»

Girl Talk program comes to MOV

October 1, 2014 VIENNA — Being a middle school girl no longer needs to be a frightening experience that is faced alone, thanks to the Girl Talk progra. more »»

Firefighters take oath

October 1, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Three new Parkersburg Fire Department firefighters were sworn in at the Municipal Building on Monday. more »»

Foiled robbers steal cigs

October 1, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Two men displaying a handgun at a convenience store were foiled in their attempt to get money but left with cigarettes, police said. At 3:43 a.m. more »»

Circuit court conducts hearings

October 1, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Seven hearings took place in Wood County Circuit Court Tuesday. * Heather S. more »»

Marietta man sentenced for drug possession

October 1, 2014 MARIETTA — A Marietta man was sentenced to an 11-month prison term for drug possession in Washington County Common Pleas Court Tuesday morning. Travis E. Sparks, 31, of 725 Seventh St. more »»

Man pleads guilty to weapons charge

October 1, 2014 MARIETTA — A Marietta man pleaded guilty Monday in Washington County Common Pleas Court to a third-degree felony charge of possessing weapons while under disability. Brandon . more »»

Smith headed to prison for trafficking

October 1, 2014 MARIETTA — A Macksburg man was sentenced to 54 months in prison, less time already served, in Washington County Common Pleas Court Monday. more »»

Newell: No charges in bridge scare

September 30, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Traffic on the Memorial Bridge dropped an average of 5 percent in the three weeks following a Facebook post saying the bridge wasn’t safe, but the woman who made the claim will not fac... 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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