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Drug Abuse

December 22, 2015 For years now, the plague of opioid addiction — from prescription painkillers to heroin — has been seen as largely an Appalachian problem. more »»

Stay Safe

December 21, 2015 It is that time of year, again, when holiday parties pile up one after the other over the course of a couple of weeks — and many of those parties are held after dark, and feature alcoholic beverage. more »»

Standards

December 20, 2015 The power of public involvement with government was on full display as members of the West Virginia Board of Education voted to repeal Next Generation Content Standards and Objectives and replace... more »»

Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down

December 19, 2015 UP: To West Virginia lawmakers whose efforts during the last legislative session have yielded fruit in the Mountain State’s removal from the American Tort Reform Association’s Judicial Hellholes list. more »»

Education

December 18, 2015 West Virginia’s public institutions of higher learning handed out approximately 18,000 degrees last year. more »»

Compromise

December 17, 2015 “Do what’s right and best.” “Make Parkersburg better. more »»

Coalition

December 16, 2015 Bravo, to Saudi Arabia and the 33 other predominantly Muslim nations forming a coalition to fight terrorism. U.. more »»

Tobacco

December 15, 2015 West Virginia got another piece of good news about its fight to keep kids from picking up the habits that are killing far too many Mountain State adults. more »»

Mistrust

December 14, 2015 When the U.S. more »»

Addiction

December 13, 2015 Officials in Ohio are looking for better ways to fight the drug epidemic that has washed over that state, to. more »»

Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down

December 12, 2015 UP: To the awarding of Parkersburg Area Community Foundation grants to 33 local organizations. more »»

Drug-Free

December 11, 2015 Sometimes young people are doing a better job facing real-life challenges than adults realize. more »»

Charities

December 10, 2015 As Latrobe Street Mission Executive Director Steve Clay and his wife, Director of Financial Services Sandy Clay, make their introductions to the community, they appear to be brimming with new ideas... more »»

Health Rank

December 9, 2015 West Virginia is regularly placed at the bottom of reports and studies analyzing the overall health of its citizens. more »»

Terrorism

December 8, 2015 When the president of the United States times a speech to catch Sunday night football viewers, and appears in his family-photo-scattered Oval Office with a special message for the American people, i... more »»

Economy

December 7, 2015 Economic recovery from the Great Recession continues to leave more and more parts of the country behind, as an analysis of U.S. Census data by The Columbus Dispatch shows. more »»

City Council

December 6, 2015 Whether you believe Parkersburg City Councilwoman Nancy Wilcox’s complaint against four other members of council was “a frivolous lawsuit ... more »»

Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down

December 5, 2015 UP: To award winners honored during this week’s annual Dinner and Awards Banquet for the Chamber of Commerce of the Mid-Ohio Valle. more »»

Police

December 4, 2015 “I’ll take a bullet before you. That’s for ... sure.” Those words came from a police officer in San Bernardino, Cali. more »»

Donations

December 3, 2015 In the vicious cycle of economic struggle that has gripped West Virginia, one casualty has been the willingness — or ability — to help those most in need, according to the 2015 State of Philanthropy... more »»

 
 
 

 

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