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9th annual Youth Expo draws families to Parkersburg's City Park

July 30, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Nine years ago some area agencies decided to show families there is something to do even when it seems there is nothing to do during the summe. more »»

Two St. Marys residents die in Ritchie County crash

July 30, 2016 HARRISVILLE — Two St. Marys residents died Thursday afternoon when their car hydroplaned into a logging truck on West Virginia 16 in Ritchie County, West Virginia State Police said. more »»

Parkersburg crews clean up Friendship Park mess

July 30, 2016 PARKERSBURG — City workers had to clean up Friendship Park earlier this week after someone used the yard hydrant at the 13th Street site to create a “muddy mes. more »»

2001 Parkersburg South graduate Jessica Olcott receives Fulbright Fellowship

July 30, 2016 PARKERSBURG — A former student in the Wood County Schools has received a Fulbright Fellowship grant to be a special assistant to security forces in Kosovo. Jessica Olcott, who lives in Arlington, Va. more »»

Wood County Sheriff Ken Merritt cited in traffic accident

July 30, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Wood County Sheriff Ken Merritt was charged with failure to maintain control following a traffic accident in Parkersburg Friday morning, city police said. more »»

Wood County officials to hear results of petition effort

July 30, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The petition deadline to put a proposed fire fee up to a vote passed Friday and an official count will be presented to the county commission Monday morning. The deadline was 4:30 p.m. more »»

Michael Jackson impersonator, local talent to take stage at Ohio River Sternwheel Festival

July 30, 2016 MARIETTA — The Ohio River Sternwheel Festival has announced its headline entertainment for the 2016 festival taking place Sept. 9-11 at the Ohio River Levee in downtown Marietta. more »»

Parkersburg High School, Parkersburg South High School receive grants from 7-Eleven

July 30, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Parkersburg South and Parkersburg High schools will receive $711 grants from the local 7-Elevens through the Project A-Game progra. more »»

Fire damages Marietta home

July 30, 2016 MARIETTA — A Marietta man returned home Friday just as his house was catching fire but was able to escape without injuries. more »»

Wood County Circuit Court hears three cases

July 30, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Three hearings took place in Wood County Circuit Court Frida. more »»

Marietta officials get breakdown on grants

July 30, 2016 MARIETTA — Marietta has invested $498,971 in matching funds to leverage nearly $5.4 million worth of federal, state and private grants awarded for city projects since March 2015. more »»

Marietta forum focuses on signs of drug use by youth

July 30, 2016 MARIETTA — Teachers looking to help students in trouble and parents worried about even the most trustworthy children experimenting were some of those who attended a program Thursday aimed at curbing... more »»

Marine Corps League group named after late Marietta councilman

July 30, 2016 MARIETTA — The newest detachment of the Marine Corps League in Ohio is named after a veteran of World War II who served on Marietta City Council. The Marine Corps League Sgt. more »»

Fenton Art Glass enthusiasts gather in Williamstown

July 30, 2016 WILLIAMSTOWN — It’s been five years since the Fenton Art Glass Company ceased major operations in Williamstown, but that still hasn’t stopped people across the country from collecting and dealing... more »»

Parkersburg Area Community Foundation honors civic leader grads

July 30, 2016 PARKERSBURG – The Parkersburg Area Community Foundation Friday recognized participants in its fifth Civic Leaders Fellowship Program at the Blennerhassett Hotel. more »»

Marietta Noon Lions Club to collect school supplies for students

July 30, 2016 MARIETTA — The Marietta Noon Lions Club starting Monday will collect school supplies for students in need in Marietta City Schools. Through Au. more »»

Murder of Parkersburg man tied to kidnapping

July 29, 2016 GRANTSVILLE — Two people charged in a kidnapping are among four suspects in the murder of a Parkersburg man also implicated in the kidnappin. more »»

Vienna water filter nearly ready

July 29, 2016 VIENNA — Water free of C8 will be flowing through the pipes in the northern area of Vienna and Boaz in about 10 days. more »»

Two killed in car-truck accident

July 29, 2016 HARRISVILLE - Two St. more »»

Wood County Schools officials begin work on bond

July 29, 2016 PARKERSBURG — After nearly a year of public meetings and a lengthy debate Tuesday, the Wood County Board of Education has approved moving forward with a proposed $43 million facilities bond, but... more »»

Petitions to put Wood County fire fee on ballot due today

July 29, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Today’s the deadline for residents to submit petitions to put a proposed county fire fee on the ballot for a November vote and opponents need another 10,000 signatures, officials said. more »»


Concert August 2, 2016

PARKERSBURG — The next Music Fest at Southwood Park will feature Elvis Tribute Artist Jim Forshey from 7:30-8:30 p.m. Aug. 2 at the Al Smith Music Stage in Southwood Park. more »

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