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Escaped juvenile turns himself in

August 27, 2014 MARIETTA — A juvenile who ran out of the Washington County Juvenile Center Friday morning turned himself back into the center Monday morning. more »»

Circuit court hears pleas, sentencing

August 27, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Two pleas and a sentencing took place in Wood County Circuit Court on Tuesday. * Amy R. Patterson, also known as Paula Johnson, 23, 1012 George St., Apt. more »»

Buses, students being delayed by traffic

August 27, 2014 MARIETTA — School buses are being impacted on Pike Street because of construction, too. more »»

County Home prepping new admin

August 27, 2014 MARIETTA — A background in health care and nursing homes catapulted Jeff Campbell, 67, of Marietta, to the top of 31 contenders for Washington County Home administrator. more »»

Marietta gazebo repairs complete

August 27, 2014 MARIETTA — With the 2014 Ohio River Sternwheel Festival quickly approaching, renovations to the gazebo on Ohio Street have been completed and the structure is once again safe for public use. more »»

Testing Sept. 12 for Marietta bow hunting permits

August 27, 2014 MARIETTA — The annual deer harvest begins next month and participants who to acquire a deer must pass a qualification test for a permit. The single qualification session will be held 5-7 p.m. Sept. more »»

Authorities seek missing teenager

August 27, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Authorities in Kanawha County are looking a missing 16-year-old girl who may have been the victim of a crime and may have been in Wood or Athens counties, according to the Kanawha... more »»

Man dies in lawn mowing accident

August 27, 2014 MARIETTA — A Marietta Township man died Monday night as a result of injuries sustained in a lawn mowing accident. Ralph “Ed” McBride, 71, of 130 Mt. more »»

Local students attend Dancerpalooza classes

August 27, 2014 VIENNA — Lexi Wynn and Trista Stanley, dancers at Gel’s Dance Centres in Marietta and Vienna, attended Dancerpalooza in Long Beach, Calif., July 23-27, on scholarships. more »»

Vietnam memorial arrives today

August 26, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The arrival of the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall today will be an event itself. The three-fifths scale model of the memorial in Washington, D.C. more »»

Juvenile Lifeline

August 26, 2014 CLARKSBURG — Officials with the West Virginia Division of Juvenile Justice are asking the West Virginia Legislature to look at expanding and improving the state’s youth reporting center. more »»

DOC sees drop in inmate population

August 26, 2014 BRIDGEPORT — West Virginia’s Justice Reinvestment Act already is showing positive results in reducing the number of inmates at Department of Corrections facilities, an official said Monday. more »»

Police kill aggressive dog in Marietta

August 26, 2014 MARIETTA — A French Mastiff seized from a Belpre home last week was shot and killed Monday after escaping from the Humane Society of the Ohio Valley. The dog has a history of violence and aggressio. more »»

Three innovative grants approved

August 26, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Wood County commissioners Monday approved $12,000 in donations from the Innovative Grant Fund for local project. more »»

County officials reject sign bids

August 26, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Wood County commissioners Monday rejected the two bids submitted last week for more signs at Fort Boreman Historic Park. more »»

Veteran Belpre VFD member honored for her recent efforts

August 26, 2014 BELPRE — Belpre City Council gave a standing ovation for a longtime Belpre volunteer firefighter as the mayor recognized her for reporting a house fire last month. more »»

Ballot for November election shaping up

August 26, 2014 MARIETTA — There were no last minute surprises locally as the deadline wound down Monday to submit write-in candidates for the November ballot. more »»

New rabbit and poultry barn ready for fair

August 26, 2014 MARIETTA — Rabbits, chickens and turkeys will have more comfortable quarters during the 2014 Washington County Fair. more »»

WSCC officials shiver for a cause

August 26, 2014 MARIETTA — If you thought the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge phenomenon was slowing down, you would be in for a surprise if you visited local colleges, universities and schools. more »»

Blown fuse causes outage

August 26, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A brief evening power outage near City Park Monday was caused by a blown fuse in the local power lines, officials said. The power outage occurred around 7:10 p.m. more »»



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