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Lessons rev up safe teen drivers

May 1, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Despite the threat of rain, the annual Teen Drive Safe Day gave area teens hands-on lessons on the dangers of impaired or distracted driving Saturday. more »»

 
 
 
YMCA offers exercise for healthy childhood

May 1, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Teaching children and their parents how to lead healthier lifestyles was the focus of the annual Healthy Kids Day at the Parkersburg YMCA on Saturday. more »»

More are insured but hospitals still struggle under ACA

May 1, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Since the institution of the federal Affordable Care Act, Camden Clark Medical Center has seen an upswing in patients with insurance coverage, but that coverage is still not enough to... more »»

Traffic stop leads to two arrests

May 1, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Two men from Michigan were arrested Friday by the Parkersburg Violent Crime and Narcotics Task Force with the assistance of the Washington County Major Crimes Task Force. more »»

Hammond among 23 indicted by grand jury

May 1, 2016 MARIETTA — A Little Hocking woman who went to violent lengths to make sure her husband never forgot to buy her a gift on Valentine’s Day again was among 23 people recently indicted by a Washington... more »»

Group gathers at Woodcraft store to create items

May 1, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Whether it is a landscape, a Christmas poinsettia, cooking utensils, funny animal caricatures and more, local woodcarvers like to whittle the hours away on their latest projects. more »»

Coal Run residents dealing with muddy mess

May 1, 2016 COAL RUN — Heavy rain and heavy construction created a perfect storm for one Coal Run resident’s car to slip into a muddy, watery ditch last weekend, creating a clash with the company working to lay... more »»

Mall to reward shoppers

May 1, 2016 VIENNA — The Grand Central Mall will reward shoppers in a promotion during normal mall hours May 12-15. more »»

Habitat for Humanity of the Mid-Ohio Valley has one name

May 1, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The identifier “Mid-Ohio Valley” is typically used for across-the-river services, organizations and events that cater to the needs and demand of both states, and now, one nonprofit is... more »»

United Bankshares Inc. announces first quarter report

May 1, 2016 PARKERSBURG — United Bankshares Inc. on Thursday announced earnings for the first quarter of 2016. Net earnings for the first quarter of 2016 were $34. more »»

Rendezvous to be held May 4-7

May 1, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The first special event of the 2016 summer season on Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park will transport visitors back to the times of muzzeloaders and mountain men. more »»

Free paint, tire disposal event coming to Erickson All-Sports Facility May 14

May 1, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Solid Waste Authority will partner with Chemours, DuPont and Waste Management to offer the community a free Paint and Tire disposal event, May 14 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. more »»

Some charity soliciting for funds can not be trusted

May 1, 2016 It can be hard to tell when approached by a charity soliciting for funds if it can be trusted, officials said. In West Virginia all charities must register with the West Virginia Secretary of Stat. more »»

Medical grants available for West Virginia children

May 1, 2016 CHARLESTON — The UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation is seeking grant applications from West Virginia families in need of financial assistance to help pay for their child’s health care treatments... more »»

Stericycle Parkersburg gets award by OSHA

May 1, 2016 PARKERSBURG —Stericycle in Parkersburg has been recognized as the first medical waste treatment facility awarded the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Voluntary Protection Program Star... more »»

Evans Internship Endowment awarded

May 1, 2016 MARIETTA — A Marietta College student from Chagrin Falls, Ohio, this summer will intern in the Marcellus Shale industry. more »»

Participants cleanup ball fields in Glouster for upcoming tourney

May 1, 2016 ATHENS, Ohio — Participants in the county prosecutor office’s A.C.E. more »»

C.A. House Music receives award

May 1, 2016 C.A. House Music has been named among the Top 100 music stores in the world by the National Association of Music Merchant. more »»

No local ties to Athens schools threat

April 30, 2016 ATHENS, Ohio — Six Ohio school districts closed on Friday while authorities investigated what turned out to be a misinterpretation of an anonymous video threatening the safety of “American students. more »»

Abuse survivor shares story

April 30, 2016 PARKERSBURG — When she was just three weeks old, Katlyn Rake was shaken and slammed by her biological mother, resulting in injuries that left doctors uncertain she would ever speak, see, walk or liv... more »»

Few seeking bonds

April 30, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Wood County Schools is one of the only West Virginia districts to announce a bond call for November, officials said Friday. more »»

 
 

Fashion event May 5, 2016

MARIETTA — The Memorial Health Foundation will hold its 13th annual "Fashion Fiesta" benefiting Strecker Cancer Center patients May 5 at the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center at Marietta College.Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the show begins at 6:30 p.m. Hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar will be offered. more »

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