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Give Local MOV

November 26, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The Parkersburg Area Community Foundation announced Tuesday it has a $30,000 head start on the 2015 Give Local MOV initiativ. more »»

Businesses in spotlight on Saturday

November 26, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Local business owners know there will be a run on big box and chain stores for Black Friday, but they’re hoping folks will continue their Christmas shopping the next day for Small... more »»

Deitzler: Grand jury did its job in Ferguson

November 26, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Since the announcement that a Missouri grand jury elected to not charge a police officer with the shooting of an unarmed African-American teen, there have been accusations the grand... more »»

Westbrook seeks 99-year lease reinstatement

November 26, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Officials with Westbrook Health Services have asked Wood County commissioners to consider reinstating the agency’s 99-year lease for the Amity Center facility. more »»

Committee discusses Muskingum walkway

November 26, 2014 MARIETTA — Preservation of the wooden walkway that used to carry patrons onto the Becky Thatcher showboat was part of the discussion during Marietta City Council’s lands, buildings and parks... more »»

BOE readies Young Entrepreneur program

November 26, 2014 By JACKIE RUNION Special to The News and Sentinel MARIETTA — Area students are racking up more chances to get jump starts on their careers within Marietta City Schools, as the district prepares to... more »»

Report: Wood BOE within its budget

November 26, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Connie Roberts, director of finances for Wood County Schools, discussed the financial status of the school system at Tuesday’s school board meeting. As of Nov. more »»

Police prepare holiday patrols

November 26, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Local law enforcement agencies will participate in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s seat belt enforcement campaign Click It or Ticket over the Thanksgiving holiday. more »»

Report: Speed not factor in fatal incident

November 26, 2014 MARIETTA — Speed was not a factor in the Nov. 4 accident that resulted in the death of 28-year-old Aaron R. more »»

Christmas Zoo collects toys

November 26, 2014 MARIETTA — The toys were already arriving as the 24th annual WMOA Radio Christmas Zoo got under way early Monday in the front display window of The Workingman’s Store on Putnam Street in Marietta. more »»

Your next meal?

November 26, 2014 MARIETTA — Just a few days ago, 46-year-old Sherri Chambers, a mother of three, was not sure where her family’s next meal would come from, or when it would come. more »»

Winter busy time for pantries

November 26, 2014 MARIETTA — As winter converges on the area, the number of those who need help getting food on the table rises, and many area organizations are trying to offer assistance to local resident. more »»

Vincent pantry a haven for wide area

November 26, 2014 VINCENT — For those in the western part of Washington County who might be struggling to put food on the table or who might need some household items, there is the Western Washington County Food... more »»

County approves drug court funds

November 25, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Wood County commissioners signed off on a $5,000 contribution to the county’s Juvenile Drug Court Program following a meeting Monday with officials from the alternative rehabilitation... more »»

Peters: We must value students

November 25, 2014 PARKERSBURG — As he held up a crumpled $100 bill he’d just stomped on on the Blennerhassett School stage next to a clean, crisp bill bearing Benjamin Franklin’s portrait, best-selling author and... more »»

Barnes to be Senate clerk

November 25, 2014 CHARLESTON — West Virginia Sen. Clark Barnes, R-Randolph, will seek the Senate clerk position in January. Sen. more »»

W.Va. Senate announces possible chairmanships

November 25, 2014 CHARLESTON — West Virginia Senate leaders confirmed a list of possible committee chairmanships Monday, but said details of the appointments were still being determined. Sen. more »»

Area deer hunting troubles

November 25, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Windy conditions and warm temperatures were problems for many hunters on the first day of the two-week buck firearms season in Wood County Monday. more »»

Belpre council OKs sewer system

November 25, 2014 BELPRE— Belpre City Council is taking action to move forward with plans to extend the city’s sewer system north along Ohio 7 by working with the Southeastern Ohio Port Authority and businesses which... more »»

Coram agrees to stay on transportation council

November 25, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Kim Coram, coordinator for the newly organized Wood County Alternative Transportation Council, has agreed to continue in her post on a month-to-month basis until county commissioners... more »»



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