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Wood County BOE trims budget

April 23, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Cuts had to be made to the proposed 2015 Wood County Schools budget for everything to balance out. more »»

Bible verse removed from gym, website

April 23, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A Bible verse that prompted a complaint from a group advocating separation of church and state was painted over in Parkersburg South High School’s gymnasium Tuesday and also removed... more »»

OVU to honor Adamses, Jorgeson on May 6

April 23, 2014 VIENNA — Ohio Valley University will honor three Mid-Ohio Valley citizens during the university’s sixth annual Evening of Honor on May 6. more »»

Money stolen from museum

April 23, 2014 PARKERSBURG — City police are investigating the theft of nearly $100 from a donation box at the Oil and Gas Museum on Monday. more »»

MOVTA elects new officers

April 23, 2014 PARKERSBURG —Belinda Fetty is the new president of the Mid-Ohio Valley Transit Authority Board of Directors. more »»

Baker named best welder in state

April 23, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A Wood County Technical Center welding student was named the best welder in the state and will move on to the national level in June. more »»

Helping the Victims

April 23, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Help and support is available for sexual assault victims. April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month. more »»

Drug raid defendants appear in court

April 23, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Three of four people arrested in a methamphetamine lab raid at the Pinewood Village apartments in November were in Wood County Circuit Court Tuesday. William . more »»

Jackson County man pleads to drug, firearm charges

April 23, 2014 CHARLESTON — A Jackson County man who possessed hydrocodone and stolen firearms pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal charges, said U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin. more »»

Three arrested for heroin

April 23, 2014 MARIETTA — Heroin paraphernalia and a large amount of heroin were found Tuesday during a routine check of a probationer’s home by Washington County officials, the sheriff’s office said. more »»

Becker sentenced on drug charges

April 23, 2014 MARIETTA — A Marietta man apologized for dealing drugs to support his habit Tuesday before being sentenced in Washington County Common Pleas Court to two years and four months in prison. Robert J. more »»

Questions, concerns still surround school’s closing

April 23, 2014 NEW MATAMORAS — The vote to close Lawrence Elementary happened in March, but concerns and questions still arose at the Frontier Local School District Board of Education meeting Monday night as... more »»

Warren Local BOE lobbies for renewal levy

April 23, 2014 VINCENT — During its final meeting before the May 6 primary election, the Warren Local Board of Education made another pitch for renewal of a 5.54-mill emergency levy that will generate $. more »»

Smoot readies doc debut

April 23, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A documentary inspired by a local historian’s book on the oil and gas industry will be shown next month at the Smoot Theatre. “Burning Springs” will be shown at 8 p.m. more »»

Boice writes, publishes kids book

April 23, 2014 POINT PLEASANT — David Boice, a former Parkersburg resident, has penned, illustrated and published his first children’s book. more »»

Great Cloth Diaper Change slated in Parkersburg

April 23, 2014 PARKERSBURG — An event to encourage the use of real cloth diapers and help break a world record will be held Saturday in Parkersburg. more »»

Marshall County to get power plant

April 23, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — A $615 million natural gas power plant will be coming to Marshall County in the near future, county commissioners were informed Tuesday. more »»

WSCC trustees OK 2015 budget

April 23, 2014 MARIETTA — The Washington State Community College Board of Trustees approved a new smaller budget for the 2015 fiscal year after the school saw a decrease in revenue. A 1. more »»

Rowing club raises funds

April 23, 2014 VIENNA — More than 100 people recently attended the fourth annual Ohio Valley Rowing Club’s Cash Drawing and Social at the Parkersburg Country Club. more »»

Bike Rodeo set for Saturday

April 23, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The annual Bike Rodeo will be held from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at the Jefferson Elementary Center. more »»



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