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Ethics, lawsuit process will take time

February 1, 2015 PARKERSBURG — After a flurry of activity this week, it could be several months before an ethics complaint against Mayor Bob Newell and lawsuits filed by city employees are resolved. more »»

 
 
 
Tebay: Housing an issue in Minot

February 1, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Wood County Commissioner Bob Tebay said the trip to Minot and Williston was eye-opening and the county needs to learn from those North Dakota towns. more »»

W.Va. ponders Right to Work

February 1, 2015 CHARLESTON — Proposed legislation would make West Virginia a Right To Work state, preventing businesses from requiring only union workers or forcing workers to join a union as a requirement for... more »»

Shaggers ready for Pinin' for the Summer'

February 1, 2015 VIENNA — Despite the cold and threat of snow, members of the Mid-Ohio Valley Shaggers Club were getting ready for the 12th annual “Pinin’ for the Summer” dance. more »»

Sports departments merge for coverage

February 1, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Two seasoned sports staffs are joining forces to form the Parkersburg News and Sentinel/Marietta Times Sports Department. more »»

Crews respond to blaze at vacant home

February 1, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Parkersburg Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 908 Laverne St. early Saturday morning. The fire was reported at 2:38 a.m. Saturda. more »»

BlackSmith Barbecue moves

February 1, 2015 MARIETTA — BlackSmith Barbecue has called several different locations home in Marietta, but the homemade barbecue, pizza and Tex-Mex eatery now has a location right on the levee of the Ohio River. more »»

Gas price drop could slow down production

February 1, 2015 MARIETTA — While gasoline prices have dropped across the country, making commutes more bearable for drivers, the price of crude oil is dropping and could force oil and gas operations to slow... more »»

Natural gas well production ranges widely

February 1, 2015 WHEELING — A single Antero Resources well in Tyler County produced 1. more »»

Natural gas rates falling; company requesting increase

February 1, 2015 WHEELING — Even as industry leaders believe the large supply of natural gas in northern West Virginia contributes to lower selling prices on Wall Street, officials with Mountaineer Gas Co. more »»

United Bankshares announces earnings

February 1, 2015 PARKERSBURG —United Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: UBSI), today reported an increase in earnings for the fourth quarter and for the year of 2014 as compared to same time periods last year. more »»

Bank: Car purchases expected to soar in 2015

February 1, 2015 PARKERSBURG — More consumers say they will buy a car this year, according to a bank surve. more »»

PHS to take part in science competition

February 1, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A team from Parkersburg High School this week will participate in a science competition with schools from around the state in a competition to determine West Virginia’s representative... more »»

Former Beagle Drug building still waits

February 1, 2015 Wide open spaces, paint chips and old steel beams make up the inside of the building at 313 Second St. in downtown Marietta, which served as a business hub in the 1900s. more »»

Fire department rescue team trains

February 1, 2015 MARIETTA —Scaling a 200-foot radio tower, dangling off the Williamstown Bridge and rappelling off the Willow Island Dam are just a few of the ways the members of the Marietta Fire Department’s high... more »»

Pinewood Derby to be Feb. 7

February 1, 2015 VIENNA — The 43rd annual Davis Anderson Memorial Cub Scout Pinewood Derby Allohak Council Championships will be Feb. 7 at the Grand Central Mall in Vienna. The derby will begin at 10 a.m. more »»

WVU Garden Calendar offers ideas for planning

February 1, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Planning is key for producing an abundant and successful garden. more »»

PHS cornerstone marks centennial

February 1, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A century ago, signs of growth and progress were abundant throughout Parkersburg. In every direction the city was experiencing growth. more »»

MOVtoZero event caps homeless registration week

January 31, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Hundreds of community members— many who live in shelters, cars or tents — visited the Salvation Army Friday for a fair designed to showcase the resources available to the area’s... more »»

Local rector Neilson dies

January 31, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Rev. Jack Neilson, interim rector of Trinity Episcopal Church on Juliana Street from 2000-2004, passed away Thursday at Camden Clark Medical Center at age 89. more »»

Mayors discuss Minot trip

January 31, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Local mayors say they and other officials who journeyed this week to Minot, N.D., came home with a wealth of information. more »»

 
 

Used Book Sale February 5, 2015

BARLOW — A used book sale will Feb. 5-7 at the Barlow Branch Library on Ohio 339 in Barlow.The sale will be 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Feb. 5, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 6 and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 7 at the library. It is sponsored by the Friends of the Barlow Library. For more information, call 740-678-0103. more »

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