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Meth Lab

January 2, 2015 Bravo, to the residents of Lynn Street, in Parkersburg, who took steps to help the police take down a major meth lab in the attic of a home on the street. more »»

A New Year

January 1, 2015 Welcome, 2015! Today brings with it the chance for new beginnings, new possibilities, new resolve. more »»

Community

December 31, 2014 Wood County Commissioner-elect Bob Tebay should be congratulated for stepping in to offer 34 acres for “the recreational use of the youth of Wood County, for soccer, ballfields, whatever they need... more »»

First Day Hikes

December 30, 2014 As we turn our attention to the coming New Year, many of us have begun to consider New Year’s resolutions as a means of self-improvement to begin 2015. more »»

Kind Hearts

December 29, 2014 As is the case in every generation, “kids these days” are a mixed bag of those taking a few wrong turns as they try to find their way, and those who are well on the path to making a real difference... more »»

Depressed Economy

December 28, 2014 According to the latest round of numbers, released last week, business is booming in the U.S. more »»

Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down

December 27, 2014 UP: To the swearing in of Aaron Read as the District 7 Parkersburg City Council member. more »»

W.Va.’s Colleges

December 26, 2014 Higher Education Policy Commission statistics show enrollment in West Virginia colleges continues to fall. Enrollment in state-supported colleges has fallen approximately . more »»

Peace, Goodwill

December 25, 2014 Christmas morning! One of the most magical times of year, for young and old alike. Around the world, taking part in traditions ranging from rushing to see what St. more »»

Community

December 24, 2014 A Ritchie County family will face Christmas morning under circumstances very few of us can comprehend. A weekend fire destroyed their home, and everything in it. more »»

Increased Safety

December 23, 2014 Coal miners in the U.S. are getting a bit of good news, as Mine Safety and Health Administration officials announce 2014 is on pace to set a record low for work-related deaths. more »»

Box Turtles

December 22, 2014 Box turtles once were common in West Virginia. Many older people remember keeping them as pets. They were seen frequently. more »»

Tragic Loss

December 21, 2014 Marshall University — and the state of West Virginia — lost a great leader last week, with the passing of the school’s President Stephen Kopp. more »»

Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down

December 20, 2014 UP: To the many people in the Mid-Ohio Valley who have donated money, food, toys or other items that will help make Christmas a happy day for needy families in the area. more »»

Imperfect Gift

December 19, 2014 Those searching for the perfect gift for a friend or loved one this season may think they have come up with a fantastic idea if they are considering giving a pet. more »»

Priceless

December 18, 2014 Wood County Commissioners and 911 Director Rick Woodyard are to be commended for avoiding the temptation to take the route some other counties have tried by charging a fee in exchange for map... more »»

Corrections

December 17, 2014 When lawmakers gathered this week to hear from Jim Rubenstein, commissioner of the West Virginia Department of Corrections and deputy cabinet secretary of the state department of Military Affairs an... more »»

DEP

December 16, 2014 Nearly a year after failures at the inspection and enforcement levels helped pave the way for a leak that left water unusable for 300,000 West Virginians, the Department of Environmental Protection... more »»

Emotional Comfort

December 15, 2014 Ohio lawmakers have taken an important step in protecting victims of domestic violence, with passage of a measure that allows protection of companion animals in temporary protection orders, domestic... more »»

A Vital Role

December 14, 2014 Fletcher Lamkin has been selected to fill a vital role to the Parkersburg community, as the next president of West Virginia University at Parkersburg. more »»

 
 
 

 

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