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GOP fight spills into appointments

July 8, 2015 PARKERSBURG — As the conflict over the leadership of the Wood County Republican Executive Committee continues, two GOP groups are moving forward with plans to nominate potential replacements for a... more »»

State GOP sets arbitration hearing date

July 8, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A West Virginia Republican Party board of arbitrators will meet 9 a.. more »»

B&O changes won’t affect taxes due this month

July 8, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Business and occupation taxes for the year’s second quarter are not affected by a recent opinion issued by the West Virginia attorney general. more »»

Manchin, Capito introduce Miners Protection Act

July 8, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A bill to protect pensions for retired coal miners and their families was introduced by senators from West Virginia, Ohio and Pennsylvani. more »»

Cornhole tourney set for Aug. 15

July 8, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Competitors will again come from near and far to enter the seventh annual Parkersburg Homecoming Cornhole Tournament. more »»

Street to close for Ice Cream Social

July 8, 2015 WILLIAMSTOWN — Fifth Street in Williamstown will be closed near Tomlinson Park on July 17 for the annual Ice Cream Social. more »»

Geppetto Woodcarvers to demonstrate craft Saturday

July 8, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Geppetto Woodcarvers, a group of accomplished carvers from the region, will hold its annual Carving on the Porch 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at Woodcraft on Emerson Avenu. more »»

Officials warn of prize scam

July 8, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The prize scam has come to the Mid-Ohio Valley, officials said. more »»

Wood BOE approves committee appointments

July 8, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Board of Education met briefly Monday to approve a list of committee appointment. more »»

Green sentenced for drug possession

July 8, 2015 MARIETTA — A Nashport, Ohio, man who was found with two other defendants in a Marietta residence with more than 20 grams of heroin was sentenced to 18 months in prison Tuesday afternoon. Jermaine S. more »»

MC bookstore changes partners

July 8, 2015 MARIETTA — For more than 20 years Follett operated Marietta College’s bookstore, but starting this week the college will instead be partnering with Barnes and Nobl. more »»

Councilman Aaron Read steps down

July 7, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A Parkersburg City Councilman who is a member of the West Virginia Army National Guard resigned from his seat Monday in anticipation of an upcoming overseas deployment. more »»

Group wants prayer stopped

July 7, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A national group is asking Parkersburg City Council to no longer say the Lord’s Prayer prior to public meetings. more »»

Dangerously potent heroin batch in MOV

July 7, 2015 PARKERSBURG – Multiple heroin overdoses plagued the Mid-Ohio Valley over the holiday weekend, officials sai. more »»

Judges to review Belpre in Bloom

July 7, 2015 BELPRE — For the fourth year, judges from American in Bloom will be visiting Belpre to review the efforts of the Belpre in Bloom program to beautify and improve the cit. more »»

CDBG to update seven homes in Marietta

July 7, 2015 MARIETTA — Weather permitting, seven homes in Marietta will receive a fresh look by the end of the year thanks to funds from the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. more »»

City to implement planned B&O cuts early

July 7, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The city of Parkersburg will implement planned business and occupation tax cuts early to comply with an opinion issued by the West Virginia Attorney General’s Office, Mayor Jimmy... more »»

Food drive benefits center

July 7, 2015 The Mid-Ohio Valley Transit Authority held a food drive Monday to benefit the Family Crisis and Intervention Center to help people in emergency housing. more »»

AG event aimed at military consumers

July 7, 2015 MINERAL WELLS — The West Virginia Attorney General’s office has announced an event next week aimed at providing military consumers with free resources about managing their money, avoiding scams and... more »»

Commission considers cable franchise fee

July 7, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Wood County commissioners on Monday authorized letters be sent to Suddenlink and Community Antenna Services Cable Co. more »»

How sweet it is

July 7, 2015 MARIETTA — Though it’s raining and pouring, the old man is still able to eat sweet corn in the Mid-Ohio Valley. more »»


Belpre Ice Cream Social July 11, 2015

BELPRE — The 17th annual Belpre Ice Cream Social will be 11 a.m.-4 p.m. July 11 at the Belpre Senior Center in Howes Grove Park off Washington Boulevard in Belpr. more »

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