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Council supports shopping center effort

May 4, 2016 PARKERSBURG — City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to support a proposal to change the traffic pattern in front of the Park Shopping Center and authorize a grant application to cover the salaries... more »»

Bond committee sends list to school board

May 4, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Officials will bring nearly $139 million in construction and renovation projects to the Wood County Board of Education next week, with about $88 million marked as top priorities. more »»

AP: Kasich to end bid for White House, Sources Say

May 4, 2016 UPDATE: Associated Press reports sources say Ohio Gov. John Kasich will end his bid for the White House today. COLUMBUS — Ohio Gov. more »»

School dedicates ‘book nook’ to teacher’s memory

May 4, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The staff and students at McKinley Elementary School honored a teacher who made it her mission to help students learn to read. more »»

Traffic stop leads to arrest on meth charges

May 4, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Scott David Yeager, 40, of 298 Railroad St., Cairo, was involved in a traffic stop Tuesday which led to his arrest in Parkersburg. more »»

Air service bids delayed

May 4, 2016 WILLIAMSTOWN — The deadline for Essential Air Service bids for the Mid-Ohio Valley Regional and nine other airports has been extended by two-and-a-half weeks at the request of Silver Airway. more »»

Kimes plans to stay in race

May 4, 2016 PARKERSBURG — A Wood County candidate whose residency is out of the House of Delegates district for which he is running hasn’t slowed down his campaign. D. more »»

Volunteers sought for downtown cleanup

May 4, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Volunteers are being sought for an annual cleanup program scheduled for May 14 in downtown Parkersburg. more »»

Give Local MOV extends fundraiser time

May 4, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The Give Local MOV event has been extended after technical difficulties interfered with donation efforts Tuesday. more »»

Campaigns disclose financials

May 4, 2016 PARKERSBURG – Pre-primary campaign financial disclosures that were due last week for the May 10 primary election in West Virginia show local candidates with heavy support from organized labor. more »»

Man arrested for domestic battery, animal cruelty

May 4, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Police arrested a Parkersburg man Monday following a domestic incident in which he allegedly beat a female resident and severely injured their dog, officials said. more »»

Recovery Point plans facility

May 3, 2016 PARKERSBURG — A West Virginia organization is opening an addiction recovery center at 4200 Emerson Av. more »»

Hillary Clinton to visit Athens

May 3, 2016 ATHENS — A candidate for the Democratic Party’s nomination for president will be at an Athens beer garden today, her campaign said. more »»

Bond committee meets tonight

May 3, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Schools 2016 Bond Committee meets 6:30 p.m. today in the library at Edison Middle School to continue narrowing down a list of possible facility projects. more »»

Fundraiser: It’s time to Give Local MOV

May 3, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Today is the perfect time to give local. more »»

Treatment center boosts inmate aid

May 3, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The Amity Treatment Center is seeing fewer charity care individuals who have more coverage through the Affordable Care Act. more »»

Gnome Away from Home

May 3, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The Travelocity Gnome has been in Parkersburg the last couple of days visiting sites as part of National Travel and Tourism Week. more »»

Suspects arrested after car chase

May 3, 2016 PARKERSBURG — A man and woman are behind bars after a Sunday chase that started with a reported theft in Marietta and led from Parkersburg to Williamstown. more »»

Murray Energy to close Powhatan mine in November

May 3, 2016 WHEELING — Murray Energy Corp. spokesman Gary Broadbent confirmed Monday the Powhatan No. 6 Mine will close in November, likely leaving about 430 coal miners unemploye. more »»

Tails wag for Mountwood Park's Woof Fest

May 2, 2016 VOLCANO — Mountwood Park once again went to the dogs Sunday during the annual Woof Fes. more »»

Marietta College bids farewell to new grads

May 2, 2016 MARIETTA — Pulitzer Prize winning author Helene Cooper delivered the keynote address Sunday at Marietta College’s 179th Commencement ceremony in the Dyson Baudo Recreation Cente. more »»


Fashion event May 5, 2016

MARIETTA — The Memorial Health Foundation will hold its 13th annual "Fashion Fiesta" benefiting Strecker Cancer Center patients May 5 at the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center at Marietta College.Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the show begins at 6:30 p.m. Hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar will be offered. more »

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