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Wood County Commission puts $41M school bond call on ballot

August 30, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Commission on Monday approved adding a $41 million bond call to the November ballot, but not before asking Wood County Schools officials some tough question. more »»

Camden Avenue repair set to begin Wednesday

August 30, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Traffic will be restricted on a two-block portion of Camden Avenue for the next couple of weeks as a damaged section of the road is rebuilt. The work will start at 7 a.m. more »»

Parkersburg police consider former library for substation

August 30, 2016 PARKERSBURG — City officials are exploring whether to use the former south Parkersburg library branch on Blizzard Drive as a police substation. more »»

New Matamoras residents discuss fatal shooting

August 30, 2016 GRANDVIEW TWP. — Waking up to a loud argument across the street, neighbors living along Ohio 7 in Grandview Township were only mildly concerned by a disturbance early Sunday morning. more »»

Wood County commissioners explore regional jail options

August 30, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Commission is continuing to look at options to bring its regional jail bill under contro. more »»

Anna Phillips willing to serve on Vienna City Council if late husband elected

August 30, 2016 VIENNA — Anna Phillips wants to serve on Vienna City Council if her late husband, Rick, is elected on Nov. 8. Rick Phillips, 50, died on Aug. 10. more »»

Two Washington County cold cases get new attention

August 30, 2016 MARIETTA — Two homicides in Washington County will be the next cold cases to be re-opene. more »»

McKitrick, O’Brien among Washington County grand jury indictments

August 30, 2016 MARIETTA — Two Marietta men have been indicted on multiple counts, including breaking and entering, theft and attempted theft, for allegedly stealing and attempting to steal materials from two... more »»

Mango to host Mark Stuart as part of Mid-Ohio Valley Americana Music Tribute Series

August 30, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Mark Stuart is returning Thursday evening as part of the Mid-Ohio Valley Americana Music Tribute Series. The show will be held at Mango Latin Bistro at 701 Market St. more »»

West Virginia State Honey Festival draws to a close in Parkersburg

August 29, 2016 PARKERSBURG — People got a chance to sample some honey and learn about its production during the annual West Virginia State Honey Festival held at City Park over the weekend in Parkersburg. more »»

Neighborhood Jam Block Party entertains at First Presbyterian Church in Marietta

August 29, 2016 MARIETTA — First Presbyterian Church in Marietta held its Neighborhood Jam Block Party on Saturday at and around the church on Fourth Street. more »»

Sheriff: Washington County man murdered at home

August 29, 2016 MARIETTA — The Washington County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred Sunday morning. The department is currently investigating the homicide of Frederick Uselton, 50. more »»

Historical meal makes Blennerhassett Island enthusiasts hungry for more

August 29, 2016 PARKERSBURG — History was made on Blennerhassett Island on Saturday as a number of people participated in the first “Dining with the Blennerhassetts” dinne. more »»

Fire damages Parkersburg home

August 29, 2016 PARKERSBURG — A Parkersburg home sustained extensive damage in a structure fire early Sunday morning. The Parkersburg Fire Department was called out at 12:30 a.m. more »»

Mid-Ohio Valley stands offer sweet deals on fall fruits

August 29, 2016 MARIETTA — As the leaves become golden so do fall’s favorite fruits. more »»

Howling at the Moon Zombie 5K Fun Run to benefit the Humane Society of Parkersburg

August 29, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The Humane Society of Parkersburg and Parkersburg South High School Key Club on Sept. more »»

Mid-Ohio Valley-made movie 'Khange Tha Game' to premiere at Marietta's Peoples Bank Theater

August 29, 2016 MARIETTA — “Khange Tha Game” will premiere at 8 p.m. Oct. 8 at the Peoples Bank Theater in Marietta. The locally filmed and produced movie is by Dizzyboy Productions. more »»

North Hills draws ballot positions

August 29, 2016 NORTH HILLS — When voters in North Hills head to the polls on Nov. 8, they will have to choose from eight candidates for town council and two candidates each for mayor and recorder. On Aug. more »»

Anti-fracking group to meet in Coolville

August 29, 2016 COOLVILLE — Torch CAN DO, a group opposed to placing fracking injection wells in the community, is meeting at 6 p.m. Sept. 1 at the Coolville Fire Statio. more »»

Party with a Purpose serves as new SW Resources fundraiser in Vienna

August 28, 2016 VIENNA — After years of holding its annual auction, SW Resources decided to change the format of their big fundraiser for 2016. more »»

GFWC Parkersburg Woman's Club seeks support for Brown Bag program

August 28, 2016 PARKERSBURG — A program designed to help hungry students have a few more food options on the weekend is asking the community for help. more »»


Art and poetry event September 2, 2016

MARIETTA — The Riverside Artists Gallery will open its "Poetry In Art" program from 6-9 p.m. Sept. 2 at 219 Second St. in downtown Marietta.Regional writers were asked to submit poems, and local artists selected one of these poems to create a 2D, 3D or digital work of art. more »

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