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Habitat holds home dedication

July 28, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Wood County Habitat for Humanity dedicated its 69th house on Sunday with the family who will make it home. more »»

Harmar Days Festival

July 28, 2014 MARIETTA — Despite ominous predictions of wet, stormy skies, the weather smiled on Harmar Village on Sunday. more »»

Emergency facility opens at hospital

July 28, 2014 BELPRE — The Memorial Health System expansion of the Health Bridge Medical Park is complete with the opening of the new emergency facility in Belpre. more »»

United Way and 4-H provide programs to kids

July 28, 2014 Editor’s note: This is the next in a series of articles about the member agencies of the United Way Alliance of the Mid-Ohio Valley. more »»

3 Meigs residents arrested

July 28, 2014 MIDDLEPORT, Ohio — Three Meigs County residents were arrested Saturday in connection with alleged drug activities at a residence near Middleport. more »»

Severe weather knocks out power throughout W.Va.

July 28, 2014 CHARLESTON — The National Weather Service in Charleston will be investigating a possible tornado Sunday night in Ritchie Count. more »»

Donations needed for Devola rec areas

July 28, 2014 DEVOLA —For the past 43 years Devola’s pool has provided the community with a cool respite during hot summer days. more »»

Alley Options

July 28, 2014 MARIETTA — Two cars traveling in opposite directions down Mulberry Street in Marietta have to use good communication skills to take turns passing, as the narrow little alley, one of dozens throughou... more »»

Working out kinks in Marietta texting ban

July 28, 2014 MARIETTA — After a full week of handing out citations, Marietta Police are seeing very little decrease in the amount of city drivers using cell phones. As of 1 p.m. more »»


July 27, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Residents and state and city representatives gathered Saturday on Washington Avenue in Parkersburg to commemorate one of the city’s oldest streets as a historical distric. more »»

Officials seek agricultural boost in MOV

July 27, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Local officials recently joined West Virginia’s agriculture commissioner on a fact-finding mission to North Carolina to boost the Mountain State’s agricultural base. more »»

Vets to Agriculture program seeing early success

July 27, 2014 CHARLESTON — A recently approved state agricultural program for military veterans is off to a strong star. more »»

OVU names Morris VP of external relations

July 27, 2014 VIENNA — Ohio Valley University has appointed Charles G. Morris as vice president of external relations. more »»

Graduation Test shows improvement

July 27, 2014 MARIETTA — Results of the 2014 Ohio Graduation Test are in, with some area schools showing significant leaps in passing rates when compared to last year’s test. more »»

Tricky intersection studied

July 27, 2014 MARIETTA — A turn at Groves Avenue onto Ohio 676 at the top of Slaughterhouse Hill is getting attention. more »»

Relocation in works at Lawrence

July 27, 2014 NEWPORT — With less than a month until the start of the school year, families of the now-closed Lawrence Elementary School are making plans for children to attend elsewhere, with the majority headed... more »»

Breaking and entering suspected arrested

July 27, 2014 POMEROY, Ohio — Meigs County deputies arrested a Langsville man on a breaking and entering charge this week. more »»

WSCC financial aid director publishes blog, presents at event

July 27, 2014 MARIETTA — Washington State Community College’s director of financial aid Shannon Venezia published a blog post in The Chronicle for Higher Learning online journal. more »»

New Belpre Fire Station begins responding to calls

July 27, 2014 BELPRE — While occupied less than a week, the new Belpre Fire Station Two has responded to several emergency calls, the chief said. more »»

Children take insect tour at Williamstown refuge

July 27, 2014 WILLIAMSTOWN — A small group of children and their chaperones were given individual attention and an educational guided tour of insects along area waterways Saturday during an Insect Safari at the... more »»

Dozens come out for Farm Safety Day in Barlow

July 27, 2014 BARLOW — Dozens of area farmers attended a day of farm safety information and demonstrations Saturday at the Barlow Fairgrounds. more »»


Audition July 29, 2014

MARIETTA — The Mid Ohio Valley Players will be holding auditions for the classic horror show "The Night of the Living Dead" July 27-29 at the Players Theatre at 229 Putnam St. in Marietta.The auditions will be 5:30-7 p.m. July 27 and 6-8 p.m. July 28-29. The show will be presented in October. more »

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