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House set ablaze during training

October 20, 2014 MARIETTA — Smoke rising from windows, bright flames in a darkened interior and a shout here and there marked training for two area fire departments on Sunday morning. more »»

Sharing History

October 20, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Visitors to Parkersburg’s historic Riverview Cemetery heard stories about some of the prominent people buried there, including those with important roles in the history of Parkersburg... more »»

Supreme Court upholds conviction

October 20, 2014 CHARLESTON — In a 4-1 decision, the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals upheld a Roane County man’s conviction on a first-degree murder charge. more »»

Readers may submit Spirit, Veterans content

October 20, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The Parkersburg News and Sentinel is soliciting stories and photos for two of its popular annual publications in Novembe. more »»

Students support Elle Foundation

October 20, 2014 PARKERSBURG — On Oct. 6, senior Logan Arnold stood in front of the Parkersburg Catholic High School student body to ask for their help. more »»

Commissioners open three bids for sign design

October 20, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Wood County commissioners on Thursday opened three bids for the design of the signs marking the new handicapped-accessible trail at Fort Boreman Historic Par. more »»

Kiwanis club conducts new officer installation

October 20, 2014 WILLIAMSTOWN — The Kiwanis Club Officer Installation for the 2014-2015 North Parkersburg and Williamstown Kiwanis Clubs was conducted Sept. 29 at Williamstown First Baptist Church. more »»


October 19, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Pirates joined the usual ghouls and goblins for a night of partying at the second annual MasqueRave at the Parkersburg Art Center on Saturda. more »»

Heritage Day draws visitors

October 19, 2014 BELPRE — More than 200 people braved the chilly weather Saturday to fill the Belpre Historical Society’s Farmers Castle Museum and new Collections Preservation Addition for the annual Heritage Day... more »»

Wood early voting starts Wednesday

October 19, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Polls will be open for the general election from 6:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. on Nov. 4. Before that date arrives, early voting begins Wednesday at the Judge Black Courthouse Annex and opens Oct. more »»

W.Va. political figure, doctor Gillespie dies

October 19, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A longtime Wood County political figure and doctor, Fred Gillespie, died Saturday. more »»

North Hills has field of nine candidates

October 19, 2014 NORTH HILLS — When residents of North Hills go to the polls Nov. 4, they will have to chose among nine candidates for five seats on the North Hills Town Council. more »»

Owners want home on National Register

October 19, 2014 By Jasmine Rogers Special to The News and Sentinel BELPRE — Sue and Troy Christman own the home at 310 Florence St. and are trying to get the house on the National Register of Historic Places. more »»

Businesses consider marijuana legalization

October 19, 2014 MARIETTA — Marijuana legalization might not be on Ohio ballots this coming November, but that does not mean people, particularly those in the business community, are not thinking about it. more »»

Five vying for U.S. senate seat

October 19, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Five candidates are on the general election ballot to become West Virginia’s next U.S. senator. Candidates are the Mountain Party’s Bob Henry Baber; Libertarian John S. Buckley; U.S. more »»

Rhodes and Buchanan in race for clerk’s seat

October 19, 2014 By PAMELA BRUST PARKERSBURG — Wood County Clerk Mark Rhodes and Bob Buchanan will face off in the general election with the winner serving an unexpired term. more »»

Tebay and Dunn face off again

October 19, 2014 PARKERSBURG —Wood County voters will see a rematch of the 2008 general election in the race for county commission. more »»

Four square off for 2nd district seat

October 19, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Four candidates are running for the U.S. House of Representatives 2nd District in West Virginia. more »»

Incumbent McKinley runs against Gainer

October 19, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Republican Incumbent Rep. David McKinley and Democrat Glen Gainer, state auditor, are running for the House of Representatives 1st District. McKinley is seeking a third consecutive term. more »»

Incumbent Nohe faces Wilson in 3rd

October 19, 2014 PARKERSBURG — An incumbent and a newcomer to the political arena are running for the West Virginia Senate 3rd District. more »»

Anderson, Malone vying for 8th seat

October 19, 2014 WILLIAMSTOWN — As the state’s economy is poised to be changed by natural gas development, the two candidates running for the 8th District in the West Virginia House of Delegates believe those... more »»


Candidate Night for Vienna Council Seat October 21, 2014

The nine candidates for the one vacancy on the Vienna, WV City Council have been invited to speak at a Candidate Night. All Vienna residents are urged to attend. Free and open to the public. Refreshments. Held at the Vienna Senior Center, 709 29th St. more »

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