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Panel appointed to hear petition

April 18, 2015 PARKERSBURG – A panel to hear a petition for the removal of Parkersburg Mayor Bob Newell was appointed Friday by the West Virginia Supreme Court. more »»

MOV Chamber holds annual Partners in Education luncheon

April 18, 2015 PARKERSBURG — More than 280 students, educators and business leaders gathered Friday for the 30th annual Partner in Education luncheon. more »»

Rayon and 95 site considered for baseball, houses

April 18, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Municipal Planning Commission on Friday approved the rezoning of land at Rayon Drive and West Virginia 95 that could be the site of both an affordable housing development and a... more »»

PHS looks to revise boosters

April 18, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The athletic director at Parkersburg High School wants a change in direction for booster organizations to better raise funds for sports programs. more »»

City financial issues don't interest state fraud unit

April 18, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The state auditor’s fraud unit would not look into issues raised recently regarding the city’s finances, a deputy state auditor said Friday. more »»

Officials angling to hook kids with fishing derby

April 18, 2015 PARKERSBURG — It’ll be a day of youth showing what they caught, dear ole’ dad saying “you shoulda seen the one that got away,” and other fish adventures today. more »»

Fundraiser for CHS kicks off at local Par Mar store

April 18, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The annual spring “Every Child Deserves a Loving Home” fundraiser kicked off Friday at the Division Street Par Mar for the Children’s Home Society of West Virginia. more »»

PTBoard boosts teacher, parent relations

April 18, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The excuse of “the dog ate my homework” may be a thing of the past for students in West Virginia. more »»

WVU-P approves tuition increase

April 18, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A tuition increase has been approved for the 2015-2016 academic year at West Virginia University at Parkersburg. more »»

Busch gets extended prison sentence

April 18, 2015 MARIETTA — A Vincent man already serving 11 months in prison for violating his parole was sentenced to an additional six months in prison Friday for domestic violence stemming from a fight with his... more »»

Vincent man pleads guilty to ATV theft

April 18, 2015 MARIETTA — A Vincent man pleaded guilty to grand theft of a motor vehicle in Washington County Common Pleas Court Friday after stealing a four-wheeler from his former employer and attempting to stea... more »»

Marietta church has seen its share of travel

April 18, 2015 MARIETTA — Organized in 1916, the Marietta Church of God has had its share of buildings before settling into its current Colegate Drive location in 1966. more »»

Lynch Church building has played different roles

April 18, 2015 MARIETTA — Since 1967, the current Lynch Church has stood at the corner of Caywood and Lynch Church roads, going from an active church to an auction house and back to having a congregation. more »»

Red Cross offering safety courses in Parkersburg

April 18, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The American Red Cross of Northwest West Virginia is offering the following safety training classes in April: * April 20, 6-7:30 p.m. more »»

Ohio man killed in accident on I-77

April 18, 2015 PARKERSBURG — An Ohio man died early Friday morning in a single-vehicle accident on Interstate 77 south of Williamstown. The Wood County Sheriff’s Office reported Casey J. more »»

Council’s Newell critics speak

April 17, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Two members of City Council said Thursday they think Mayor Bob Newell and Finance Director Ashley Flowers should resig. more »»

Supreme Court sets Newell panel, hearings

April 17, 2015 The West Virginia Supreme Court has formed the three-judge panel to hear a petition for the removal of Parkersburg Mayor Bob Newell. The court also set the hearings for June 4-5. more »»

Error briefly delays petition

April 17, 2015 PARKERSBURG —A petition seeking to oust the mayor of Parkersburg was resubmitted Thursday after a judge tossed it out over a filing error. more »»

Traffic study in the works

April 17, 2015 MARIETTA — More than a dozen local high school students were on hand Thursday night to witness the political process in action as Marietta City Council tackled a light agenda at its regular meeting. more »»

State reviews Wood County Schools food service

April 17, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Wood County Schools Food Service Program received positive marks this week during a state review. more »»

Fine Arts Festival paints a picture of Marietta's creativity

April 17, 2015 MARIETTA — Hundreds attended the Marietta City Schools Fine Arts Festival Thursday evening, taking in all kinds of artwork, including a 3-D Grim Reaper and painted snow leopards, created by students... more »»


Scottish & Celtic Heritage Festival April 18, 2015

The 2015 Scottish & Celtic Heritage Festival will be held from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday, April 18 at the Parkersburg City Park Pavilio. more »

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