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July 12, 2015 West Virginians concerned about the future of education in our state have an opportunity — and an obligation, really — to do something about it, as the Department of Education and West Virginia... more »»

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July 11, 2015 UP To Parkersburg Police officers for their hard work in putting an end to a series of break-ins in the area. more »»


July 10, 2015 Wood County residents who live outside Parkersburg city limits should take advantage of an opportunity to sign a petition that would bring an important, annual, reliable funding source to volunteer... more »»

Drug Abuse

July 9, 2015 Figures from the first six months of the year appear to show a bit of a victory in West Virginia’s fight against drug abuse. more »»

Aaron Read

July 8, 2015 Former Parkersburg City Councilman Aaron Read has made an important decision about how to best serve his constituents by stepping down from council in favor of serving his country overseas. more »»

Food Funds

July 7, 2015 Local folks involved in farmers markets, community garden projects and food banks should take a look at the request for applications from the federal Local Foods, Local Places program. U.S. more »»


July 6, 2015 Ohio lawmakers did little to refute criticism from those who view the Buckeye State’s legislation of charter schools as a bit of a joke, when House members simply headed home and decided to wait... more »»


July 5, 2015 West Virginia lawmakers made strides this year in addressing the climate that has led national publications to label the state a “judicial hellhole.” The road ahead is still a long one. more »»

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July 4, 2015 UP: To this great country, and the Founding Fathers who were brave enough to sign and deliver our Declaration of Independence from an oppressive monarchy. more »»


July 3, 2015 Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Highway Safety Program representative Toni Tiano issued an important reminder this week, as she warned drivers about the expected crackdown on drunk driving over the July 4... more »»


July 2, 2015 Young Ohio drivers face a few more restrictions now that a law has gone into effect that changes the conditions of their probationary licenses. more »»


July 1, 2015 Wood County Schools, in fact, all West Virginia schools, operate under the premise that all students can learn. more »»

ARC Plans

June 30, 2015 It often seems as though government organizations search out ways to throw away mone. more »»


June 29, 2015 During a series of speeches focusing on education in West Virginia, State Superintendent of Schools Michael Martirano discussed the link between education and the Mountain State’s future economic... more »»


June 28, 2015 Renewable portfolio standards were quite trendy for state governments a while back. In fact, 30 states now have in place mandates that require greater use of energy sources such as wind or sola. more »»

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June 27, 2015 UP: To the Mid-Ohio Valley Work Camp volunteers who spent four days prepping and painting homes in the Parkersburg are. more »»


June 26, 2015 Bravo, to the combined efforts of contractor Carl Kelly Paving and city officials who have decided to get a head start on paving projects throughout Parkersburg. more »»

Brain Drain

June 25, 2015 At Camp Pocahontas, on the other side of our state, young people from all over the country are participating right now in the 2015 National Youth Science Camp, for a few weeks of science, technology... more »»


June 24, 2015 Economists are telling us West Virginia is not yet in an economic recession, but the numbers are not comforting. more »»


June 23, 2015 Ohio lawmakers have some catching up to do if they are to follow the lead of those in West Virginia who have made the Mountain State among the strictest in the nation in dealing with drunk drivers. more »»



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