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Faith and Honor

September 1, 2014 PARKERSBURG — People came to remember the fallen and show faith in God on Sunday near the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall at City Park in Parkersburg. more »»

 
 
 
Rain fails to spoil fair’s fun

September 1, 2014 MARIETTA — A rainy Sunday morning put the damper on some activities at the 2014 Washington County Fair, but by afternoon the crowds were slowly building under partly sunny skies. more »»

Alleged Beer Barn robber arrested

September 1, 2014 MARIETTA — A Morgan County man was arrested for allegedly robbing the Beer Barn at 130 North Third St. in Marietta on Friday evening. more »»

Authorities investigate body found near river

September 1, 2014 POMEROY, Ohio — Authorities are investigating a body found along the Ohio River on Saturday in Meigs County. Meigs County Sheriff Keith O. more »»

Three face burglary charges

September 1, 2014 VIENNA — An investigation by the Vienna Police Department into a pair of burglaries resulted Saturday in the arrest of three people on felony charges. more »»

Alzheimer’s walk begins Saturday

September 1, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Hundreds of participants are expected to participate in the annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Saturday at City Park in Parkersburg. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. more »»

Called to Duty

September 1, 2014 MARIETTA — For Caleb Haught, 25, accepting a position with the Marietta Fire Department was like coming home. more »»

Little Hocking post office will remain open

September 1, 2014 LITTLE HOCKING — Little Hocking is keeping its post office for now after it was confirmed that the branch would reduce its hours rather than closing. more »»

Fair Kicks Off

August 31, 2014 MARIETTA — Despite high heat the annual Washington County Fair kicked off Saturday with a parade and plenty of fairway attractions and animal showings. more »»

Cracker drives property interest

August 31, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Interest in property in the area has increased as plans for an ethane cracker plant move forward, and some believe it’s only the beginning. more »»

Odebrecht continues development

August 31, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The company planning the multi-billion-dollar ethane cracker plant is continuing to move forward with its plans to build an ethane cracker facility in Wood County. more »»

Volunteers drive success of memorial wall

August 31, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Local volunteers have continued to play an important role in the success of the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall’s visit to City Park in Parkersburg. more »»

Smart Networks aims to expands

August 31, 2014 MARIETTA — Though times have been tough for Smart Networks in recent months, with the company being evicted and facing complaints about service, the services provided by the company are soon expecte... more »»

Lawmakers plan to revisit wine, liquor bills

August 31, 2014 FAIRMONT — Lawmakers plan to revisit a change in state laws over alcohol sales that impact wineries and restaurants in the next session of the West Virginia Legislature. more »»

Gathering at Sweet Creek still going strong

August 31, 2014 MINERAL WELLS — Six years after deciding to set up their own old-time music festival, organizers of The Gathering at Sweet Creek say the number of people attending keeps growing as the festival is... more »»

College kicks off drama season

August 31, 2014 MARIETTA — The Theatre at Marietta College, the college’s drama program, will kick off its 2014-2015 season in September with the theme “The Female of the Species. more »»

Local students visit Greece, Italy

August 31, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Students from the Mid-Ohio Valley this summer toured some of the most historical sites in Greece and Ital. more »»

DVD, book examine covered bridges

August 31, 2014 By SHAWNEE MORAN Charleston Daily Mail CHARLESTON — Terry Lively, the president of Vandalia Productions LLC, wants people to understand the importance of covered bridges in the state. more »»

PHS grad resumes rowing after 50 years

August 31, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Art Townshend of Indialantic, Fla., was a member of the first Parkersburg High School rowing crew team in 1962-63. more »»

Parr Hill church thriving

August 31, 2014 BEAVERTOWN — High above the Ohio River at Beavertown stands the once-abandoned Parr Hill Community Church. more »»

Structure fire investigated

August 31, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Parkersburg authorities are investigating a structure fire which occurred early Saturday morning on 32nd Street in Parkersburg. The Parkersburg Fire Department was called out at 2 a.m. more »»

 
 

Dinner September 6, 2014

BELPRE — The Porterfield Community Association will hold a spaghetti dinner from 4-7 p.m. Sept. 6 at the Porterfield Community Building on Schoolhouse Road of Ohio 339 outside Belpre.The cost is $6 for adults, $3.50 for children ages 4-12 and free for children ages 3 and under. more »

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