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PUB considers vendor preference rule

February 11, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The Parkersburg Utility Board discussed a draft purchasing and bidding policy Wednesday, including a possible provision to give preference to Mountain State vendors. more »»

 
 
 
Mayor recommends multiple proposals be considered

February 11, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The city is not required to seek multiple proposals for leasing the Point Park Marketplace, but Mayor Jimmy Colombo said he thinks it’s a good idea. “This is more than a lease. more »»

Tomblin vetos prevailing wage, right to work bills

February 11, 2016 CHARLESTON – Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has vetoed two Republican-backed bills to repeal prevailing wage and make West Virginia a right-to-work state. more »»

Kerr to take helm on March 7

February 11, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Lindsey Kerr, the new economic development specialist for the Area Roundtable and Wood County Development Authority, will begin her duties March 7. more »»

SBA requests meeting with Wood Schools officials

February 11, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The West Virginia School Building Authority has requested a meeting with administrators from Wood County Schools concerning an upcoming facilities bond. more »»

School closings, delays continue in MOV

February 11, 2016 PARKERSBURG — As of 10:30 p.m. more »»

Residents angered by robo calls

February 11, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Residents have become annoyed with robo calls implying West Virginia legislators are behind them, a delegate from Wood County said Wednesday. more »»

W.Va., Texas AGs tout court stay

February 11, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The West Virginia attorney general is confident the Supreme Court could ultimately rule the Clean Power Plan by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is illega. more »»

Schools cancel classes for second day

February 11, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Area schools canceled classes for a second day Wednesday as small snow squalls continued to move through the area. more »»

In Her Memory

February 11, 2016 PARKERSBURG — An area doctor was honored Wednesday for 55 years of service to the community as the building she last worked in was dedicated in her memory. more »»

Drug arrests made at local hotel room

February 11, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Two people were arrested Wednesday for allegedly dealing drugs out of a hotel room on Emerson Avenue, officials said. more »»

Streets committee talks access, water

February 11, 2016 MARIETTA — A right of way access permit and a possible change in who provides storm water permit services for the city were the main topics considered during Marietta City Council’s Streets and... more »»

Wood County Circuit Court hears five cases

February 11, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Two pleas and three sentencings took place in Wood County Circuit Court Wednesday. more »»

Holiday Inn Express hits snag

February 11, 2016 MARIETTA — The cost to re-design a diffuser system for Marietta’s wastewater treatment plant and issues facing the development of a new Holiday Inn Express were discussed by members of Marietta City... more »»

Career Center expands lab gear

February 11, 2016 MARIETTA — The Washington County Career Center for Adult Technical Training unveiled 16 new pieces of chemical operator training equipment on Wednesday, meant to provide better and more training for... more »»

O'Neill Center to change ownership

February 11, 2016 MARIETTA — Calling it a “win-win” situation, Marietta’s City Council members agreed Tuesday to begin the process of transferring ownership of the O’Neill Center property at 333 Fourth St. more »»

Mayor Colombo proposes $32.5M budget

February 10, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Mayor Jimmy Colombo presented City Council with a nearly $32. more »»

Wood County Schools closed Thursday

February 10, 2016 As of 10:30 p.m. more »»

Storm results in hazardous road conditions

February 10, 2016 PARKERSBURG — An overnight snow Tuesday morning covered roads and closed schools throughout the Mid-Ohio Valley. Several area schools remained closed today with others on two-hour delays. more »»

Health official discusses budget

February 10, 2016 PARKERSBURG — A proposal is in the works on how to reduce the budget of the Mid-Ohio Valley Health Department by more than $300,000, the executive director said on Tuesday. Executive Director Dr. more »»

Foundation announces Vasan Family Scholarship

February 10, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The Parkersburg Area Community Foundation Tuesday announced the creation of a $10,000 scholarship for Parkersburg High School seniors. more »»

 
 

Rummage Sale February 13, 2016

PARKERSBURG — There will be a large, multi-family rummage and bake sale for Parkersburg Catholic High School from 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Feb. 13 in the former YWCA at 2501 Dudley Ave., Parkersburg.Proceeds benefit Parkersburg Catholic's Track and Tennis teams. more »

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