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WVU-P event center plan moving ahead

August 21, 2014 PARKERSBURG—West Virginia University at Parkersburg is continuing to move forward with plans to eventually build a National Guard Readiness Center/event center on its campus, the Board of Governors... more »»

Sold For $3.8M

August 21, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Two months after a local developer announced his intention to purchase 175 aces on Fort Boreman Hill, a deed filed in the Wood County Clerk’s Office confirms the deal is complete. more »»

City group hears from Huntington land bank leader

August 21, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The coordinator of West Virginia’s only land bank met Wednesday with a group of citizens and city officials to discuss the possibility of establishing a land reuse agency her. more »»

Jackson County woman dies in house fire

August 21, 2014 COTTAGEVILLE — Authorities Wednesday afternoon released the name of the woman who died in a fire early that morning. more »»

Attempted murder suspect captured

August 21, 2014 GLENVILLE — A man sought by Calhoun County authorities and reportedly wanted for attempted murder in Maryland was arrested early Wednesday morning on the campus of Glenville State College. more »»

EMA panel hammers out duties of director

August 21, 2014 MARIETTA — During their first official meeting Tuesday, the three members of the newly created Emergency Management Agency supervisory panel hashed out a specific job description and implemented... more »»

Bicycle enthusiast peddles proposed trail in Belpre

August 21, 2014 BELPRE — In hopes of giving area residents an alternative transportation source, the Belpre Area Chamber of Commerce held a Lunch and Learn event Wednesday to educate the community about a possible... more »»

DNR launches effort to gauge deer population

August 21, 2014 West Virginia Division of Natural Resources employees are hitting the rural roads across the state during the next several evenings conducting distance sampling surveys to better gauge the populatio... more »»

Selby plans renovations

August 21, 2014 MARIETTA — Major renovations are planned at Selby General Hospital. more »»

New private school opens in Marietta

August 21, 2014 MARIETTA — A new school opened in Marietta on Wednesday. The Veritas Academy will be taught under the tenants of Latin education. Organization of the school started this year. more »»

Ohio's students return to class

August 21, 2014 MARIETTA — As she waited outside Phillips Elementary Wednesday morning with her little brother and mother, fifth-grader Mya Harrigan beamed with pride on the first day of school. more »»

Internet provider Smart Networks evicted

August 21, 2014 MARIETTA — A company providing high-speed Internet to unserviced areas of Washington County has been evicted from its offices for not paying the rent. more »»

Marietta votes down effort to allow RV park

August 21, 2014 MARIETTA — A request for a special exception to the city’s zoning code that would have allowed a recreational vehicle parking area to be developed on South Fifth Street was denied after a lengthy... more »»

Parade looking for help with flag

August 21, 2014 MARIETTA — Volunteers are needed to carry a large American flag during the Washington County Fair Parade. more »»

Scout working to preserve brick sidewalk

August 21, 2014 BEVERLY — A brick sidewalk in Beverly is being restored to its former glory in front of the Oliver Tucker Museum on Main Stree. more »»

Tour offers Rampp family a history lesson

August 21, 2014 MARIETTA — When local resident and history lover Jann Adams was tasked with helping a family research its roots in Marietta for a reunion, she wanted to do more than jot down important names and... more »»

Alzheimer's group to hold free workshops

August 21, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The Alzheimer’s Association West Virginia Chapter will hold free community workshops for newly diagnosed with Alzheimer’s patients and their caregivers. more »»

Romney stumps for W.Va. GOP

August 20, 2014 BECKLEY — Former presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney stumped for three West Virginia Republican candidates Tuesday at the Tamarac. more »»

Death reported in Jackson County fire

August 20, 2014 COTTAGEVILLE - Authorities in Jackson County are reporting one person died in a fire early this morning in the Cottageville area, Sheriff Tony Boggs said. more »»

ER at St. Joe's closes doors

August 20, 2014 PARKERSBURG — With the closure of the emergency department at the S. more »»

Newell defends ambulance purchase

August 20, 2014 PARKERSBURG — An ambulance purchased by the city Fire Department will be used only if no other ambulances are available, Mayor Bob Newell told City Council members Tuesday evening. more »»


Bingo August 22, 2014

LITTLE HOCKING – A 31 Bag bingo to benefit the traveling Belpre Fireballs Black co-ed soccer team will be Aug. 22 at St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Little Hocking.Doors open at 5 p.m. and bingo starts at 6 p.m. Refreshments, 50/50 and early bird drawings will be available. more »

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