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Judge sets bond at $2.5M

September 18, 2014 MARIETTA — Mitchell Ruble seemed to be in good spirits as he talked with his defense attorney Eric Fowler prior to Wednesday’s bond hearing in which Washington County Common Pleas Court Judge Ed Lan... more »»

Parsons appears in court

September 18, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A Calhoun County man charged with the hit-and-run death of a 15-year-old Parkersburg High School student appeared in Wood County Magistrate Court for a preliminary hearing Wednesday. more »»

Parkersburg eyes pensions

September 18, 2014 PARKERSBURG — City officials are putting additional money toward police and fire pension obligations this year in hopes of making the funds more solvent. more »»

EPA extends public comment on Clean Power Plan

September 18, 2014 WASHINGTON —The federal Environmental Protection Agency is extending the public comment period on the agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan. more »»

Fall Fest shines light on tech center

September 18, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The third annual Fall Fest at the Wood County Technical Center drew hundreds of people on Tuesday evening to view livestock, watch students at work, and learn about what the county’s... more »»

Residents work to clear brush off burial mound

September 18, 2014 BOAZ — An ancient Native American burial ground has been given a facelift after volunteers spent Wednesday morning removing trees and brush from the mound. more »»

AmeriCorps volunteers help boost health efforts

September 18, 2014 PARKERSBURG — AmeriCorps volunteers at the Mid-Ohio Valley Health Department serve 18 counties, providing information, support and education to help improve the health and wellness of West Virginians. more »»

Volunteer tax preparer information event slated

September 18, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Volunteers are being sought by Community Resources Inc. to work in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) or Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) program. more »»

Beverly officials discuss pool struggles

September 18, 2014 BEVERLY — For another year, the season at the Beverly swimming pool was unsuccessful financially, but Beverly Council is hoping to turn that around in the upcoming years. more »»

Two sentenced in Washington County

September 18, 2014 MARIETTA — A Marietta woman was sentenced to 30 months in prison in Washington County Common Pleas Court Wednesday for having sex with a minor. Jacqueline D. more »»

CCMC treats three people following W.Va. 14 accident

September 18, 2014 BOAZ — Three people were transported to the hospital after an accident along W.Va. 14 late Wednesday afternoon. more »»

Erickson board meets Deitzler challenge

September 18, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Two months ago, following the death of Parkersburg South High School Principal Tom Eschbacher, the Harry and Kathe Deitzler Foundation challenged the Erickson All-Sports Facility Board... more »»

Ex-deputy arrested in 1981 murder

September 17, 2014 MARIETTA — It was more than 33 years ago that Washington County Deputy Lt. Ray “Joe” Clark was killed by a shotgun blast fired through the kitchen window of his home on Dodds Run Road. more »»

Two arrested in knife attack

September 17, 2014 PARKERSBURG — An altercation on Seventh Street Monday night resulted in three people injured, two arrested and more charges pending. Police Chief Joe Martin said the incident occurred around 10 p.m. more »»

Tomblin: Festivals likely safe from cuts

September 17, 2014 CHARLESTON — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin says West Virginia’s fairs and festivals likely will be safe from next year’s budget crunc. more »»

Highway authority driven to improve

September 17, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE— A group that advocates for the expansion of West Virginia 2 and the extension of Interstate 68 is renewing its push to improve roads in the region. more »»

Fire victim remembered as woman of faith

September 17, 2014 ROCKPORT— Lois Jean Ayers will be remembered by her family as someone who was committed to her family and her faith in Go. more »»

Fox found guilty on robbery charges

September 17, 2014 MARIETTA — The armed robbery trial of Mindy Fox began and ended in Washington County Common Pleas Court Tuesday with the defendant found guilty on all four counts for which she was charged. more »»

Court lion's head missing

September 17, 2014 PARKERSBURG — One of the metal lion’s heads that adorn the fountain at the main entrance to the Wood County Courthouse is believed to have been stolen. more »»

Trinity, libraries prepare annual used book sales

September 17, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Trinity Episcopal Church is seeking donations of good quality books for its annual used book sale in early November. The 65th annual Trinity Used Book Sale will be Nov. more »»

Creative Camp slated for Oct. 17

September 17, 2014 MINERAL WELLS — This year’s Creative Camp, scheduled for Oct. more »»


Used book sale September 19, 2014

VIENNA — The Vienna Public Library is hosting its semi-annual Friends of the Library book sale from Sept. 19-21 at the library at 2300 River Road in Vienna.The sale will be 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and Saturday and from 1-2 p.m. Sunday. more »

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September 15, 2014 An international bestseller and National Jewish Book Award finalist is available now in paperback, "My Mother's Secret" by J.L. Witterick. more »

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