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Hundreds attend Eschbacher memorial service

July 23, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Hundreds of people gathered in the Parkersburg South High School auditorium Tuesday night to bid farewell to Principal Tom Eschbacher, who passed away last Friday. more »»

Resident, officials discuss traffic

July 23, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A south Parkersburg resident asked Parkersburg City Council on Tuesday for better traffic coverage along 16th Avenue while road work is being conducted in the area. more »»

Pilot's health not a factor in New York crash

July 23, 2014 LAKE PLACID, N.Y. — An autopsy conducted Monday afternoon ruled Saturday’s plane crash an accident and said the health of the pilot was not a factor. Fred . more »»

Prosecutor readies warrants for Johnson

July 23, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Three felony warrants were obtained for the arrest of a man who was involved in a shooting incident with Parkersburg Police last wee. more »»

Vienna to have emergency drill today

July 23, 2014 VIENNA — Vienna today will be holding its first emergency drill in the morning and the visionary planning session for the Johns Manville property in the evening, officials said. more »»

Red Cross seeks blood donors

July 23, 2014 PARKERSBURG — There are a number of opportunities in the weeks ahead for Mid-Ohio Valley residents to help the American Red Cross avoid a potential blood shortage in the region. more »»

Immigration poll surprises

July 23, 2014 PARKERSBURG — During June’s Mid-Ohio Valley Multi-Cultural Festival, a poll on immigration sponsored by the Mid-Ohio Valley Religious Society of Friends yielded unexpected results to the sponsors. more »»

Police seek robbery suspect

July 23, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Police are searching for a suspect they say should be considered armed and dangerous after he and an accomplice allegedly robbed a 7-Eleven early Monday mornin. more »»

Law changes ballot hand count requirements

July 23, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Wood County election officials said changes in election canvassing requirements won’t make a big difference in terms of staff or savings. more »»

Students learn about the outdoors at Wayne National Forest

July 23, 2014 MARIETTA — For the last six weeks, Washington County teens have gotten a taste of the great outdoors and what it means to work for the Wayne National Forest. more »»

Sciance granted early release

July 23, 2014 MARIETTA — A Marietta man sentenced to three years in prison for allowing a Beverly toddler to drown in the bath while under his care was granted an early release from prison Tuesday. Joshua D. more »»

Police seeking information on break-in at local store

July 23, 2014 MARIETTA — Marietta police are looking for tips to nab a suspect who broke into Shadix TV Sales and Services in Marietta overnight Monday. more »»

Marietta City Council holds special meeting

July 23, 2014 MARIETTA — Two ordinances passed during a special meeting of Marietta’s City Council Tuesday will allow plans for the renovation of the McDonald’s restaurant at the intersection of Jefferson and... more »»

Business reps, educators focus on curriculum

July 23, 2014 MARIETTA — In the spirit of local involvement in public schools, business professionals and educators across Washington County gathered at the Marietta City Schools district office Tuesday morning t... more »»

McGuirk granted continuance to September

July 23, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Another continuance was granted for a Wood County man facing charges for failure to appear Tuesday. Terrance J. more »»

Crites to serve 18 months in prison

July 23, 2014 MARIETTA — A Belpre man who choked his wife and threatened to take both of their lives was sentenced Tuesday in Washington County Common Pleas Court to 18 months in prison. Everette . more »»

Evans gets 90-day sentence in drug case

July 23, 2014 MARIETTA — A Marietta man who admitted ownership of a lunch box containing cocaine during an April 2013 traffic stop was sentenced in Washington County Common Pleas Court Tuesday to 90 days in jail. more »»

Mylan moving HQ overseas

July 23, 2014 WHEELING — One of West Virginia’s greatest business success stories, Mylan Pharmaceuticals, is joining the parade of drug companies and medical device makers that are moving their corporate... more »»

MOVTA can apply for ADA money

July 23, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The Mid-Ohio Valley Transit Authority has been chosen as the designated coordinator of human service activities by the West Virginia Division of Public Transit. more »»

Recycling grant awarded

July 23, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Wood County has been awarded a $20,000 grant through the state Solid Waste Management agency for ongoing recycling projects. more »»

Silver Airways to provide service

July 22, 2014 WILLIAMSTOWN – The United States Department of Transportation announced Silver Airways will provide new service to the Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport beginning Oct. 1. more »»


Stretch Glass Society Convention July 23, 2014

40th Annual SGS Convention Quality Inn, Marietta, July 23-25. Extraordinary display of rare ruby and red vintage and contemporary stretch glass. Hundreds of pieces of Stretch Glass for sale. Seminars by Stretch Glass collectors and experts, including noted author, David Shetlar. more »

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The people make the race great

July 22, 2014 One of the neat things about working on the News and Sentinel Races is the chance to work with such a diverse group of people that makes up the event. The races are, above all, community event. more »

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