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Fatal wreck on U.S. 50

February 6, 2016 DEERWALK — One person was killed in a two-vehicle collision just east of the intersection of Progress Ridge Road and U.S. 50 eastbound on Friday evening. The death was confirmed at the scene by Sgt. more »»

Colombo to present budget Tuesday

February 6, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Mayor Jimmy Colombo will present the proposed 2016-17 budget to City Council Tuesday. The agenda for council’s regular 7:30 p.m. more »»

Agreements need to be signed for water project

February 6, 2016 BELLEVILLE — Some user agreements and rights of way still need to be finalized before the Belleville water main extension project can proceed, representatives of the Lubeck Public Service District... more »»

Mortgage provider settlement reached

February 6, 2016 PARKERSBURG — An agreement has been reached with the mortgage provider HSBC that will change its servicing standards and provide restitution to affected consumers, the attorney generals in Ohio and... more »»

Man faces heroin charge

February 6, 2016 PARKERSBURG — A man was charged with possession of heroin Thursday after a raid at his residence, authorities said on Friday. Gurmel L. McDonald, 28, Apt. B, 1905 Covert St. more »»

Contractors mark 50 years of efforts to build MOV up

February 6, 2016 PARKERSBURG — For five decades, the Parkersburg-Marietta Contractors Association has worked to bring together area construction contractors, building trades and clients for the benefit of all... more »»

Kiwanis Club, pancake lovers savor sweet taste of fundraiser

February 6, 2016 MARIETTA — Whether it’s the fluffy, golden pancakes or the fun, friendly atmosphere, the Kiwanis Club of Marietta’s “Pancake Days” are an annual “can’t miss” for thousands of community members. more »»

Middle school students tour county offices

February 6, 2016 PARKERSBURG — A group of Wood County Schools middle school students received a first-hand lesson on Wood County government Friday as part of an annual field trip. more »»

Accidents keep officials busy

February 6, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Two wrecks were investigated by the Wood County Sheriff’s Office on Friday. At approximately 8:55 a.m., deputies responded to a vehicle which had been abandoned in a creek, said Capt. more »»

Cars damage utility poles on Seventh

February 6, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Two utility poles along Seventh Street were toppled in separate accidents Thursday night and Friday morning. The first happened around 10:30 p.m. more »»

Vendors propose leasing marketplace

February 6, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Two vendors at the Point Park Marketplace have submitted a plan to lease the market from the city and take over utility payments and basic maintenanc. more »»

Volunteers help young artists shine at school

February 6, 2016 NEWPORT — Five years after budget woes led to the elimination of art classes for Frontier Local Schools students, a group of elementary students spent time painting snowy scenes Wednesday, once agai... more »»

Marietta officials react to K-9 agreement at meeting

February 6, 2016 MARIETTA — Mayor Joe Matthews kicked off Thursday’s regular Marietta City Council session by reading a statement pertaining to the city’s announcement earlier in the day that recently retired... more »»

Contemporary Christian music concert set

February 6, 2016 PARKERSBURG — A contemporary Christian music concert will be presented Feb. 21 at The Warehouse Church, at 3417 Murdoch Ave. in Parkersburg. more »»

Kairos Ministry looking for volunteers

February 6, 2016 ST. MARYS — “I made a friend here this weekend, and His name is Jesus,” said an inmate at the St. Marys Correctional Center at the closing service of a recent Kairos weekend. more »»

City candidates, voters gather at town hall forum

February 5, 2016 PARKERSBURG — People asked questions of mayoral and City Council hopefuls Thursday at a citizens and candidates town hall forum at the Municipal Buildin. more »»

Two-vehicle accident snarls traffic

February 5, 2016 Both eastbound lanes of U.S. 50 in Wood County at the Progress Ridge Road exit were shut down around 7:30 p.m. Friday after a two-vehicle accident. Eastbound traffic was being re-routed from U.S. more »»

Earley discusses health care changes

February 5, 2016 CHARLESTON — As more people have access to health care there is a push to care for people to prevent certain conditions from developing and costing the patients more down the line, a health insuranc... more »»

Legislative leaders weigh in on W.Va. issues

February 5, 2016 CHARLESTON— Some legislative leaders believe Right to Work legislation and repealing the prevailing wage law represent bold steps to entice business into West Virginia. more »»

Hupp to retire after 45 years

February 5, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The director of Wood County Emergency Management is retiring. more »»



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