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Potential Nohe successors emerge

September 3, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Two members of the West Virginia House of Delegates, a former Parkersburg city councilwoman and the president of the Wood County Parks and Recreation Committee are interested in fillin... more »»

Priest to resign as substitute teacher

September 3, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A Roman Catholic priest who requested to wear his habit while substitute teaching in Wood County Schools says he will withdraw his name from the district’s substitute teacher lis. more »»

Librarian seeks to educate public about monarchs

September 3, 2015 WILLIAMSTOWN — Visitors to the Williamstown Public Library have spent the summer looking at waist-tall weeds, purposefully planted in a decorative flower bed. more »»

Algae bloom prompts warning about river

September 3, 2015 MARIETTA — Evidence of an algae contaminant, microcystin (25 ug/l), in the Ohio and Muskingum rivers caused the city of Marietta to issue a river advisory Wednesday afternoon. more »»

Sheriff: Beverly teen opened fire on officers

September 3, 2015 MARIETTA — Already armed with his own gun, 19-year Beverly resident Tyler Gerken stole a rifle from a deputy’s car and opened fire on officers before he was shot and killed near his home Aug. more »»

Threat locks down schools

September 3, 2015 SPENCER — Roane County Schools were on lockdown for about an hour-and-a-half Wednesday as law enforcement tracked a text message in which the sender threatened to “shoot up a school. more »»

SWA to collect TVs, computers

September 3, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Solid Waste Authority will collect old televisions and computers 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Erickson All-Sports Facility. more »»

Oil Well Open House

September 3, 2015 BURNING SPRINGS — Burning Springs Park, the historic site of the oldest producing oil well, is hosting an open house this weekend. more »»

Suggs receives Hero of Hope Award

September 3, 2015 VIENNA — Clint Suggs, organizer of the fourth annual Wake the World event, was presented with this year’s Hero of Hope Award. more »»

Gibbs pleads guilty to sex crime against minor

September 3, 2015 MARIETTA — A Reedsville man admitted in Washington County Common Pleas Court Wednesday morning to sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl in Newport Township over the summer. Mark A. more »»

Lott pleads guilty

September 3, 2015 MARIETTA — A Parkersburg man pleaded guilty to a felony charge of retaliation and a misdemeanor count of menacing Wednesday morning in Washington County Common Pleas Court. Johnathan P. more »»

Woman sentenced for drug possession

September 3, 2015 MARIETTA — A Marietta woman who was among several people involved in a March heroin and cocaine drug bust at a Marietta home was sentenced to 90 days in jail and five years of community control in... more »»

PHS band documentary slated

September 3, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The excitement is building among organizers preparing to show the documentary about the Parkersburg High School marching band of the 1930s to 1950s. more »»

Three council members answer Wilcox

September 2, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Three City Council members have denied allegations by fellow Councilwoman Nancy Wilcox that they violated state open meetings law by selecting a company to perform a review of city... more »»

More details in Beverly shooting

September 2, 2015 The Washington County Sheriff’s Office released the names today of the six officers put on leave after the Au. more »»

Committee: Full roster, then noms

September 2, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Before the Third Senatorial District Republican Executive Committee can nominate three people to replace West Virginia Sen. David Nohe, the group has to get up to full strength. more »»

Flowers’ husband seeks lawsuit dismissal

September 2, 2015 PARKERSBURG — An attorney for the estranged husband of former city Finance Director Ashley Flowers filed a motion this week asking a judge to dismiss her lawsuit against his client. more »»

Grant allows animal rescue group to buy van

September 2, 2015 RIPLEY — An animal rescue organization in Jackson County has a new van it will use in the rescue of endangered pet animals. more »»

Justice poll puts him in front

September 2, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A poll released Tuesday by a candidate for governor in West Virginia says he’s ahead of a likely opponent by six points. more »»

Williamstown council updated on police changes

September 2, 2015 By JEFFREY SAULTON WILLIAMSTOWN — Over the past year there have been a number of changes in the Williamstown Police Department. more »»

Haught license annulled by W.Va. high court

September 2, 2015 CHARLESTON — On Aug. 25, the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals annulled the license of a Ritchie County attorney to practice law. more »»


Cruise-In September 4, 2015

VIENNA — The Young At Heart 1950-1960 Cruise-In will begin at 5 p.m. Sept. 4 at Fellowship Baptist Church, 3300 Rosemar Road, Vienna.The entry fee is $10 with the first 50 entries receiving a t-shirt. There will also be free food. For more information, contact 304-488-0384. more »

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