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Hundreds attend meeting in Belpre to discuss addiction’s impact

November 25, 2015 BELPRE — Prescription drugs are among some of the most abused forms of drugs in any community, said the speakers at a town hall meeting Tuesday in Belpre. more »»

BOE reviews curriculum options

November 25, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Wood County Schools is preparing for possible changes in state curriculum after the West Virginia Department of Education recommended moving away from Common Core. more »»

Police respond to site of shooting

November 25, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Police responded to a report of gunshots at 4108 11th Ave. Monday night. Parkersburg Police Chief Joe Martin said officers were called to the residence at 10:41 p.m. more »»

Point Park adds swings

November 25, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Point Park features an amphitheater, walking paths and fishing areas, but until recently, people who wanted to sit and enjoy the scenery had few options. more »»

Albert pleads guilty to arson

November 25, 2015 MARIETTA — One of three young Washington County men involved in a May arson at a Marietta home that was full of residents pleaded guilty Tuesday. Stephen C. Albert, 19, of 104 Riley Drive Apt. more »»

‘Woody’ Williams talks to PM Company

November 25, 2015 VIENNA — Hershel “Woody” Williams spoke to the PM Company about the upcoming Gold Star Families Memorial Monument to be installed in Vienna. more »»

Man pleads guilty to theft

November 25, 2015 MARIETTA — A Parkersburg man involved in thefts from his mother’s Belpre home pleaded guilty to a fifth-degree felony count of theft Tuesday morning in Washington County Common Pleas Court. Robert . more »»

W.Va. AG writes letter about pollution limits

November 25, 2015 CHARLESTON — The president’s authority to impose environmental regulations will impact negotiations in the United Nations summit on climate change, according to the attorneys general of West Virgini... more »»

Artsbridge receives arts grant

November 25, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Artsbridge has received an arts grant from the Ross Foundation. more »»

Deer harvest numbers up from 2014

November 25, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The number of deer harvested, both locally and statewide, was up a little bit from last year with officials saying it was a good start for the first day of the buck deer firearms seaso... more »»

Holiday meal safety tips

November 25, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Public Health for the holidays has issued recommendations for proper food preparation and food storage... more »»

Buyer interested in St. Joseph’s

November 24, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The former St. Joseph’s Hospital could have a new owner soon. more »»

Cronin named Belpre fire chief

November 24, 2015 BELPRE — Belpre Mayor Mike Lorentz swore in the new fire chief of the Belpre Volunteer Fire Department at Monday’s meeting of Belpre City Counci. more »»

Give Local event set

November 24, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Preparations are under way for the Parkersburg Area Community Foundation and Regional Affiliates’ third annual Give Local MOV event, slated for May 3. more »»

Wood BOE to discuss teacher training

November 24, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Board of Education meets today to discuss professional development and to hold two closed-door sessions. The board meets at 6:30 p.m. more »»

DRC moves into new headquarters

November 24, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Mid-Ohio Valley Community Corrections Day Report Center is now in its new Garfield Avenue offices. “They are moved in. more »»

Tennant discusses business at Rotary

November 24, 2015 PARKERSBURG — While the West Virginia Secretary of State’s office is best known for its work on elections, the office also plays a vital role for West Virginia businesses. more »»

‘Turkey Jam’ concert slated

November 24, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Greens and Natural Flavor will be celebrating the holiday weekend on Wednesday evening with a night of music at the Worthington Golf Course Ballroom at 3414 Roseland Ave. more »»

Parkersburg launches new website

November 24, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The city launched a revamped version of its website over the weekend. more »»

Council hears water rate report

November 24, 2015 MARIETTA — During Marietta City Council’s Finance Committee meeting Monday, council members were informed why the city administration would not recommend an increase in water rates next year. more »»

Cedar Lakes events begin

November 24, 2015 RIPLEY — The 12th annual Winterfest program is underway at Cedar Lakes Conference Center near Ripley. The event began Nov. 23 and runs through Jan. more »»


Steak fry November 28, 2015

BEVERLY — Beverly Post 389 of the American Legion will hold a steak fry from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Nov. 28 at the post home at 114 Main St. in Beverly.The event is open to the public. more »

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