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County approves drug court funds

November 25, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Wood County commissioners signed off on a $5,000 contribution to the county’s Juvenile Drug Court Program following a meeting Monday with officials from the alternative rehabilitation... more »»

Peters: We must value students

November 25, 2014 PARKERSBURG — As he held up a crumpled $100 bill he’d just stomped on on the Blennerhassett School stage next to a clean, crisp bill bearing Benjamin Franklin’s portrait, best-selling author and... more »»

Barnes to be Senate clerk

November 25, 2014 CHARLESTON — West Virginia Sen. Clark Barnes, R-Randolph, will seek the Senate clerk position in January. Sen. more »»

W.Va. Senate announces possible chairmanships

November 25, 2014 CHARLESTON — West Virginia Senate leaders confirmed a list of possible committee chairmanships Monday, but said details of the appointments were still being determined. Sen. more »»

Area deer hunting troubles

November 25, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Windy conditions and warm temperatures were problems for many hunters on the first day of the two-week buck firearms season in Wood County Monday. more »»

Belpre council OKs sewer system

November 25, 2014 BELPRE— Belpre City Council is taking action to move forward with plans to extend the city’s sewer system north along Ohio 7 by working with the Southeastern Ohio Port Authority and businesses which... more »»

Coram agrees to stay on transportation council

November 25, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Kim Coram, coordinator for the newly organized Wood County Alternative Transportation Council, has agreed to continue in her post on a month-to-month basis until county commissioners... more »»

Police seek man who stole Easy Rider bus

November 25, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Police are still searching for the man who stole a bus from the Mid-Ohio Valley Transit Authority terminal and parked it several miles away on Friday, officials said Monday. more »»

High winds create problems

November 25, 2014 PARKERSBURG — High winds on Monday knocked out electricity to residents of the Mid-Ohio Valley. more »»

Police: Man dies while burglarizing home

November 25, 2014 MARIETTA — A Harmar area man was found dead on the floor of a home he was apparently burglarizing late Friday night, a Marietta police official said. more »»

Sheriff: Fatal shooting under investigation

November 25, 2014 WOODSFIELD, Ohio — The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office is continuing an investigation into a Sunday afternoon shooting that left a man dead and put a 7-year-old girl in the hospital with a gunshot... more »»

Loy gets prison for theft, spitting

November 25, 2014 MARIETTA — A Grandview Township resident will spend 11 months in prison for spitting on a corrections officer and receiving stolen property in June. Larry Dean Loy, 55, of 1222 Williamson Ave. more »»

Parkersburg Choral Society holds Fall Concert

November 24, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The sounds of choral music radiated from a local church Sunday as the Parkersburg Choral Society held its Fall Concert. more »»

Report shows where Marietta CVB’s money is spent

November 24, 2014 MARIETTA — Marketing the city of Marietta and Washington County online and through travel writers, magazines, newspapers, television, radio and other media takes the biggest bite out of the... more »»

Local man's toy swords to play role in NBC's 'Peter Pan Live!'

November 24, 2014 BARTLETT — From a Bartlett workshop to the bright lights of Broadway, a local craftsman is about to see his work shine in a nationally televised program set to air in December. more »»

Police arrest man suspected of burglary

November 24, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A Parkersburg man was arrested Saturday afternoon for allegedly burglarizing a Parkersburg home. more »»

Try-Again Homes, police plan effort

November 24, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Try-Again Homes and the Parkersburg Police Department have teamed up again in an effort to bring Christmas to children in the area assisted by the organization. more »»

Farnsworth is touring to support its latest release 'Live It'

November 24, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The Greens will be playing at the Worthington Golf Course Ballroom, 3414 Roseland Ave., on Wednesday at 8 p.. more »»

Washington Bottom VFD gets donations from restaurant

November 24, 2014 VIENNA — Washington Bottom Volunteer Fire Department received rope rescue confined space rescue equipment from the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation on Nov. 20. more »»

Ambulance, pickup truck collide

November 23, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Three staffers with St. Joseph’s Ambulance Service were injured Saturday while responding to a call when their ambulance was struck by another vehicle. Around 2:30 p.m. more »»

Holiday In the Park lights up for 2014

November 23, 2014 PARKERSBURG — With a few new displays, Parkersburg’s annual Holiday In the Park exhibit opened for the 2014 Christmas season Saturday at City Park. more »»


Belpre Holiday Lights Parade November 29, 2014

BELPRE — Applications for the Belpre Holiday Lights Parade are available now at Belpre Area Chamber of Commerce office, 713 Park Dr., Belpre, or at the Belpre Municipal Building, 715 Park Drive.The parade is scheduled for 6 p.m. Nov. 29 and is sponsored by Belpre Lions Club. more »

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