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Gee: WVU-P affiliation beneficial

July 24, 2014 PARKERSBURG — An anticipated cracker plant and economic development in Wood County make West Virginia University’s continued relationship with West Virginia University at Parkersburg “a compelling... more »»

Facade committee OKs UpTowner project

July 24, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Although it is being remodeled inside and out to become a TownePlace Suites by Marriott location, the former UpTowner Inn will retain aspects of its distinctive look. more »»

Gee states need for cooperation

July 24, 2014 PARKERSBURG —West Virginia University President E. more »»

Vienna property focus of meeting

July 24, 2014 VIENNA —­ The Johns Manville property’s future and polluted past were discussed in a two and a half hour long visionary session at the Vienna Community Building Wednesday evenin. more »»

County learns of meth cleanup procedures

July 24, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Wood County officials learned the procedures and law relating to the cleanup, remediation of meth lab properties during a special meeting Wednesday of the Wood County... more »»

Parkersburg woman teaches in Jordan

July 24, 2014 AMMAN, Jordan — Becky Daniel of Parkersburg learned that Jordan is trying to remain an oasis of peace in a desert of turmoil in the Middle Eas. more »»

Sex offender arrested on felony charge

July 24, 2014 MARIETTA — A Wingett Run man, who is a registered sex offender, was arrested on Wednesday on one felony charge and two misdemeanor charges, officials said. Tyrone A. more »»

Summer events hit by issues

July 24, 2014 MARIETTA — A couple popular events in Marietta have hit some snags. more »»

Harmar Hill's Bellevue Street reopens to traffic

July 24, 2014 MARIETTA — A couple of years had passed since Duane Murray last saw cars traveling down Harmar Hill along Bellevue Street near his home. more »»

Farmers Market teams up with food pantries

July 24, 2014 MARIETTA — During Saturdays at the River City Farmers Market, shoppers will see an extra booth lined up with the produce stands, a new addition set up for food pantries all across Washington County. more »»

County deal a big topic in Marietta

July 24, 2014 MARIETTA — An intergovernmental agreement that resulted in the design of Marietta’s wastewater treatment plant being expanded was a topic of discussion during Wednesday’s meeting of Marietta City... more »»

Kids help unearth the past at The Castle

July 24, 2014 MARIETTA — As if Marietta did not already have enough rich history above ground, children are spending the week outdoors at The Castle digging up more history at the museum’s summer Archaeology Camp. more »»

Aspen Dental to open first W.Va. practice in Vienna

July 24, 2014 VIENNA — Aspen Dental will open its first office in West Virginia in Vienna today. more »»

Athens Pleas Court sentences two men

July 24, 2014 ATHENS, Ohio — The Athens County Prosecutor’s Office on Wednesday announced the following sentencings from Athens County Common Pleas Court: * Ethan Pierce, 24, was sentenced to a mandatory three... more »»

Huntington Bank, United Way prep school supplies

July 24, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Huntington Bank for the sixth consecutive year is working with the United Way Alliance of the Mid Ohio Valley to provide school children with new backpacks and school supplies. more »»

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 »»


Vienna Family Fun Weekends July 25, 2014

VIENNA — A series of activities and programs in Vienna will continue during July as part of the Vienna Family Fun Weekend series at Spencer Park on 28th Street.The next program will be a concert by MIXX from 7-9 p.m. July 11, followed by Kid Fun activities from 10 a.m. more »

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