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Winter Storm Thor hammers Mid-Ohio Valley

March 6, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Throughout Thursday area residents were dealing with the effects of winter storm Thor. more »»

Newell complaint targets attorney

March 6, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Mayor Bob Newell said Thursday he is filing a complaint with the West Virginia Office of Disciplinary Counsel against Bill Merriman, the attorney representing five Finance Department... more »»

Storm creates power outages

March 6, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Power interruptions peppered the area Thursday as snow caused trees and branches to fall onto lines or snapped the wires, power companies said. more »»

Senate considers ‘constitutional carry’ gun bill

March 6, 2015 CHARLESTON — Residents and law enforcement officers voiced support and opposition Thursday to a bill which allowing anyone age 18 and up to carry a concealed weapon without a permit in West Virgini. more »»

Snow creates travel hazard

March 6, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Sustained snowfall made travel in the Mid-Ohio Valley treacherous Thursday. more »»

Snowfall prompts closings

March 6, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Unless one is homeschooled, classroom work ground to a stop Thursday and today while Winter Storm Thor blew through, dropping from six inches to a foot of snow in the area. more »»

Senate in no hurry on abortion veto override

March 6, 2015 CHARLESTON — A Senate vote on overturning Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin’s veto of an anti-abortion bill will wait another day, and leaders say they are in no hurry to take up the issue. more »»

Caution urged when shoveling snow

March 6, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Health officials urge caution with regard to food safety if you have had a power outage and warn not to over-exert while trying to shovel snow. more »»

Towing companies busy during, after storm

March 6, 2015 PARKERSBURG — After more than 15 inches of snow fell in some areas, towing companies in the Mid-Ohio Valley were busy throughout the day Thursday. more »»

Dean Hess remembered as humble hero

March 6, 2015 MARIETTA — Marietta lost one of its favorite native sons this week as retired U.S. Air Force Col. Dean Hess died Monday at his home in Huber Heights, Ohio. He was 97 years old. more »»

County talks summer youth program

March 6, 2015 MARIETTA — Washington County commissioners heard department updates from Jobs and Family Services Thursday morning, including information on annual programs and a new one, supported by the state. more »»

Vienna to look at pay raise options

March 6, 2015 VIENNA – With the deadline drawing closer, Vienna City Council got its first look at a proposed budget for the 2015-2016 fiscal year Thursday. more »»

High water, snow cause chaos on area roads

March 5, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Rain, and not snow, was the cause of problems throughout the area Wednesday morning and afternoon as flood warnings were issued for Parkersburg, S. more »»

Wood offices closed, others open

March 5, 2015 PARKERSBURG - The Wood County Courthouse, Shaver Judicial Annex, Judge Black Courthouse Annex and Justice Center are closed today. The Wood County Sheriff's Office remains open. more »»

Wood Schools closed Friday

March 5, 2015 Wood County Schools will be closed on Friday with employees reporting on Code C, an assistant superintendent said. Employees will report on Code C, Assistant Superintendent Mike Fliing said. more »»

Legislature moves to override veto

March 5, 2015 CHARLESTON — The state Legislature on Wednesday moved to override a governor’s veto of a controversial anti-abortion bill. The House voted Wednesday morning to override Gov. more »»

Caution urged on I-77

March 5, 2015 PARKERSBURG – Wood County 911 Director Rick Woodyard urges anyone who does not have to be on the roadways to stay off the streets. more »»

Ashley Flowers waives hearing

March 5, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Ashley Flowers, who is on leave from her job as the Parkersburg finance director, appeared in Wood County Magistrate Court Wednesday for a preliminary hearing on two felony charges. more »»

Senate approves video lottery bill

March 5, 2015 CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Senate has approved increasing the number of terminals allowed in video lottery businesse. more »»

Easter program grows

March 5, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Assuming the snowy results of winter storm Thor have melted away and the Easter Bunny isn’t walking around on snowshoes, in less than two weeks spring may have sprung as Parkersburg... more »»

Spring burn season begins

March 5, 2015 PARKERSBURG — As of March 1, spring burning season is in effect throughout West Virginia, said Parkersburg Fire Department Capt. Tim Flinn. more »»


Trappers event March 7, 2015

GLENVILLE — The West Virginia Trappers Association Spring Rendezvous and Fur Auction will be March 6-8 at the Gilmer County Recreation Center in Glenville.Finished fur will be consigned Friday and Saturday. Raw fur will be consigned Sunday morning and the Fur Auction will be Sunday at 1 p.m. more »

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