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Flint: Finances, facilities top priorities

April 19, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Though he won’t officially begin as Wood County Schools superintendent until July, John Flint said Tuesday’s Wood County Board of Education budget review will be the first step in his... more »»

Par Mar campaign to help kids

April 19, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Par Mar Stores Friday kicked off a multi-week campaign to raise funds for the Children’s Home Society of West Virginia. Crowds gathered at the Par Mar store at 720 Division St. more »»

Good Friday Walk

April 19, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Many of those participating in Friday’s Stations of the Cross walk between downtown churches had been to the event before. But it was a new — and profound — experience for the Rev. more »»

Student council receives national award

April 19, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The Blennerhassett Middle School Student Council has received a national award. more »»

Law: Bible verse wrestling shirts under review

April 19, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The Wood County School System is seeking legal advice on wrestling shirts that prompted a complaint from an out-of-state grou. more »»

Morningstar gets 90 days

April 19, 2014 MARIETTA — A former Marietta woman was sentenced to 90 days in jail and three years of community control Friday after pleading guilty to drug possession and trafficking drugs out of her father’s... more »»

April places emphasis on prevention

April 19, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Children are sometimes the forgotten victims of domestic violence. “Domestic violence affects everyone in the household. more »»

Art Showcase

April 19, 2014 MARIETTA — The Adelphia music hall, 203 Second St. in Marietta, will be filled with artwork, theater and music for three days beginning Monday. more »»

Travel guide focuses on Catholic pilgrims

April 19, 2014 ROME, Italy — Record crowds are expected in the Eternal City for the canonizations of Popes John Paul II and John XXIII on April 27. more »»

Student wins elementary chess tournament

April 19, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Elijah McIntyre, a sixth-grader from Waverly Elementary, took first place in the 2014 Wood County Elementary Chess Tournament. more »»

Beverly-Waterford 225th anniversary falls on Sunday

April 19, 2014 MARIETTA — Birthday bells will be ringing Sunday in Beverly and Waterford as the communities celebrate their 225th birthday, and plans for more celebrations throughout the year are under way. more »»

Sutton speaks about advocacy at Kiwanis

April 19, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Lisa Sutton, executive director of the Children’s Listening Place, 1206 Market St., since February, was the keynote speaker at the North Parkersburg Kiwanis Club meeting. more »»

Catholics to honor donors

April 19, 2014 FAIRMONT, W.Va. — Catholic Charities West Virginia’s Central Region’s 12th annual Communities of Salt and Light dinner will be April 25 at the Knights of Columbus Banquet Hall in Fairmont. more »»

A Close Call

April 18, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A Thursday afternoon fire at a Virginia Avenue boarding house left eight people displaced, injured one firefighter, and saw the rescue of a pet guinea pig from the smoke, officials said. more »»

County seeks Morrisey’s input

April 18, 2014 PARKERSBURG —Wood County commissioners will ask state Attorney General Patrick Morrisey for direction on how to handle votes cast for a candidate who has withdrawn. more »»

Southside library efforts moving ahead

April 18, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Parkersburg and Wood County Public Library officials must clear one more regulatory hurdle before a new chapter can begin for the south Parkersburg branch. more »»

Uniform costs questioned by commissioners

April 18, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Wood County commissioners questioned an expenditure from the sheriff’s department for uniforms. more »»

Williamstown wins Tree City USA award

April 18, 2014 WILLIAMSTOWN — The City of Williamstown will celebrate being named Tree City USA for the 30th year with a ceremony next week, officials said. more »»

Weigle wins appeal in obstruction case

April 18, 2014 PARKERSBURG — After a day of testimony, a Wood County Circuit Court judge Thursday overturned a magistrate court conviction of a Vienna businessman on an obstructing charge. more »»

Mayhugh solicitation sentence suspended

April 18, 2014 PARKERSBURG — After pleading guilty to soliciting to have someone kill her husband, Amy Mayhugh was given a suspended sentence in Wood County Circuit Court Thursday. Judge J.D. more »»

Two injured in Ravenswood house fire

April 18, 2014 RAVENSWOOD — Two people were injured, one critically, in a house fire on Skull Run Road in Ravenswood on Thursday morning, officials said. more »»


Vinyl Record Sale April 19, 2014

A Vinyl Record Sale will be held in the parking lot of the Gustke Child Shelter on Saturday, April 19th from 9:00am - 2:00pm. Records will be sold for only 10 cents. ($.10)Food will be available as well. All proceeds benefit Children's Home Society of WV's Parkersburg's site. more »

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