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CASA sees rising caseload

April 25, 2015 PARKERSBURG — At the same time the nonprofit Voices for Children Court Appointed Special Advocate Program is seeing the number and severity of cases increasing, operational costs are going up and... more »»

 
 
 
Hearing Monday on proposed land line fee increase

April 25, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A public hearing scheduled on a proposed 75-cent raise to the 911 land line fee will be held 10 a.m. more »»

Compromise sought on track noise

April 25, 2015 VIENNA — Answers to what can be done in regard to what some in Vienna call a noise hazard are still being sought. more »»

Ritchie County home burns

April 25, 2015 HARRISVILLE — Firefighters from four counties struggled to save a Ritchie County home during a Friday morning fire, officials said. more »»

40 Miles, 40 Years

April 25, 2015 LOWELL — Most people celebrate their birthday with a slice of cake and some presents, but Lowell resident Jill Treadway had something different in mind when she began planning her 40th birthday a... more »»

Four women sought for theft

April 25, 2015 VIENNA — Thousands of dollars’ worth of merchandise was stolen from Victoria’s Secret in about one minute, officials said. At 4:17 p.m. more »»

Parkersburg native inducted into Water Ski Hall of Fame

April 25, 2015 ORLANDO, Fla. — “It was the most spectacular moment of my life. more »»

Vienna marks Arbor Day, Tree City status

April 25, 2015 VIENNA — Arbor Day and being named as a Tree City USA for the seventh year were celebrated in Vienna with the planting of two trees in Spencer Park Frida. more »»

Dog attacks 4-year-old child

April 25, 2015 MACKSBURG — A 4-year-old Macksburg girl was in stable condition Friday after suffering lacerations and puncture wounds from a dog bite Thursday evening. more »»

Officials: Gun range littering out of control

April 25, 2015 VOLCANO — Mountwood Park officials are seeking community assistance to bring gun range littering under control. more »»

Students watch mock wreck

April 25, 2015 MARIETTA — Two teenage girls dressed in glittering prom dresses stood crying and holding onto each other for support as emergency medical personnel worked to pry doors open on a totaled car in an... more »»

Fort Frye students get intoxicated experience

April 25, 2015 BEVERLY — Normally stellar basketball players struggled to even reach the backboard with a free throw at Fort Frye High School as students strapped on goggles designed to simulate intoxicated vision... more »»

Relay for Life to see changes May 16

April 25, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The 2015 Wood County Relay for Life for the American Cancer Society is making changes to the format for this year’s event on May 16. more »»

Harmar hosts literacy night

April 25, 2015 MARIETTA — Kindergartners, first- and second-graders dived into stories of frogs, toads and bears in classic and modern fables alongside parents during Harmar Elementary’s literacy night Thursda. more »»

Two drug defendants appear in circuit court

April 25, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Two additional co-defendants from a 75-count indictment from the January grand jury appeared in Wood County Circuit Court Friday. Benjamin Andrew Berry, 29, 3212 Bartlett St. more »»

Ecumenical service to address mental illness

April 25, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A Communities of Faith worship service will be 6 p.m. May 17 at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church, 2500 Dudley Ave., in Parkersburg. more »»

Politics makes state pass on audit

April 24, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A deputy state auditor said Thursday that the politics involved in a proposed review of city finances caused the office to withdraw from the proces. more »»

No one hurt in fire at trailer

April 24, 2015 VIENNA — Four people and their pets escaped uninjured at a mobile home while it was on fire Thursday morning at the Aqua Circle Trailer Park off College Parkway, fire officials said. more »»

Vienna residents complain of noise

April 24, 2015 VIENNA — Noise from a race track that some residents allege is disturbing the peace was discussed at Thursday’s meeting of the Vienna City Council. more »»

County receives workers' compensation refund

April 24, 2015 MARIETTA — Washington County commissioners received a refund check for a good claims year on workers’ compensation and decided to put the nearly $72,000 in the budget stabilization fund Thursday... more »»

Health Department programs grow

April 24, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Programs and services at the Mid-Ohio Valley Health Department continue to grow and serve more clients. more »»

 
 

Parkersburg YMCA Healthy Kids Day April 25, 2015

As part of a commitment to addressing critical gaps in health and education, the Parkersburg YMCA is kicking off Healthy Kids Day to encourage kids to stay physically and intellectually active over the summer. more »

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