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Wanted closes out concert series with Bon Jovi tribute

September 5, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Bon Jovi tribute band Wanted closed out the 2015 Point Park Concert Series to a large, enthusiastic crowd at the Point Park amphitheater Friday. more »»

Council to vote on air packs, police cars

September 5, 2015 PARKERSBURG — City Council will vote on the first reading of an ordinance approving the financing of breathing equipment for the Fire Department and the final reading of one for police cruisers at... more »»

Commission announces board vacancy

September 5, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Wood County firefighters have more than half the petition signatures needed to go to the county commission to request a fire fee. more »»

Officials: Avoid algae-infested river water

September 5, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Residents are advised to stay out of the Ohio River when blue-green algae blooms are present, officials said. more »»

Nohe replacement details announced

September 5, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The West Virginia State Republican Party has announced details regarding the replacement of former state Sen. David Nohe as the representative for the Third Senatorial District. more »»

Wood BOE to receive facility updates

September 5, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Board of Education will receive updates on a pair of facility projects when it meets Tuesday. The next school board meeting will be 6:30 p.m. more »»

Creative Camp scheduled

September 5, 2015 MINERAL WELLS — Heritage skills, arts and crafts as well as classes on healthy eating, books and genealogy will be offered at Creative Camp scheduled for Oc. more »»

Fordham broke barrier decades ago

September 5, 2015 MARIETTA — In the 1950s, a woman becoming ordained and serving as a pastor was nearly unheard of in most denominations and in most parts of the U.S. But one Marietta woman broke that barrier. The Rev. more »»

Ohio cracker plans shouldn’t hurt A.S.C.E.N.T.

September 5, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Plans by a Thailand-based company to move toward building a $5.7 billion ethane cracker plant in Belmont County, Ohio, aren’t expected to have a negative impact on the proposed A.S.C.E. more »»

Citizens address concerns with Marietta council

September 5, 2015 MARIETTA — Three residents voiced their concerns on zoning and property safety at Thursday night’s Marietta City Council meeting. Pamela Russell, resident of 806 Fifth St. more »»

Marietta welder recognized in global competition

September 5, 2015 MARIETTA — A Marietta native recently received international recognition for his skill in welding at a competition in Michiga. more »»

Livestock center stage at fair

September 5, 2015 MARIETTA — The sound of bleating goats and lambs filled the hot afternoon air at the Washington County Fairgrounds Friday as dozens of animals, shepherded in by young farmers and families, filled th... more »»

Child pornography suspect bound over to circuit court

September 5, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A Wood County man was bound over to circuit court after he waived a preliminary hearing on a felony charge in Wood County Magistrate Court Tuesday. more »»

School bus drivers keep close eye on riders

September 5, 2015 MARIETTA — With schools back in session across Washington County, buses are back on the roads every weekday morning and afternoon and their drivers are keeping a sharp eye out for the safety of thei... more »»

Airport firefighters undergo training

September 4, 2015 WILLIAMSTOWN — In the middle of a runway was a 52-foot-long training craft, built to be set ablaze. more »»

Wood County to seek audit bids

September 4, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Wood County commissioners will seek proposals for the annual audit of the county after learning the state will not do the job. more »»

Letter warns of C8 dangers

September 4, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A local organization committed to protecting the area from the harmful effects of the chemical C8 is sending letters to communities along the Ohio River warning them of possible dange. more »»

Drug Free Clubs get grant

September 4, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The local Drug Free Clubs of America initiative received a jump start recently in the form of a $10,000 grant from the Bernard McDonough Foundation. more »»

PTT Global Chemical pledges $100M for plant

September 4, 2015 COLUMBUS— Ohio Gov. John Kasich believes PTT Global Chemical is on third base and heading for home in terms of building its $5.7 billion ethane cracker in Belmont County. more »»

Parkersburg man arrested

September 4, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A Parkersburg man was arrested on a fugitive from justice warrant from Ohio Thursday after ignoring officers for some time, officials said. more »»

Weekley looking for a return to normalcy

September 4, 2015 HARRISVILLE — A former Ritchie County special education teacher is looking at how to put his life back together after being found not guilty of sexual assault in a court of law this wee. more »»


Spaghetti Dinner September 5, 2015

All you can eat Spaghetti Dinner hosted by Wood County Emergency Communications. Meal includes all you can eat Spaghetti, Salad, Bread/butter, and sweet or unsweet tea. Price is $5.00 for adults, $3.00 for children 10 and under. more »

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