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September 26, 2014 WILLIAMSTOWN — The Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport had an afternoon of activity on Thursday as employees, local emergency workers and volunteers participated in a hijacking and disaster training in... more »»

2015 Caring Campaign kicks off Thursday

September 26, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Wood County Habitat for Humanity kicked off its 2015 Caring Campaign on Thursday at Worthington Golf Course and a ground blessing was done at the site of the 70th house Habitat is... more »»

Judge reduces charges against McGraw

September 26, 2014 MARIETTA — Felony charges against a Parkersburg man indicted for abduction and carrying a concealed weapon were reduced to misdemeanors during a sentencing hearing in Washington County Common Pleas... more »»

Man sentenced on drug charges

September 26, 2014 MARIETTA — A Cleveland-area man was sentenced in Washington County Common Pleas Court Tuesday to five years of community control and six months in jail on drug trafficking and possession charges. more »»

School zone project bids come in high

September 26, 2014 MARIETTA — Bids for sidewalk improvements in the city’s school zones came in above the estimate given by the Ohio Department of Transportation and used to award funding on the project, leaving... more »»

Engineer presents Armory renovation estimate

September 26, 2014 MARIETTA — Renovating the ground floor of the Armory could cost more than half a million dollars, according to an estimate given to Marietta City Council at a Tuesday meeting of the council’s lands,... more »»

Frontier BOE discusses levy

September 26, 2014 NEW MATAMORAS — The 5.81-mill levy on the ballot for the Frontier School District was a hot topic of conversation during Monday night’s board of education meeting. more »»

Speaking Up

September 25, 2014 PARKERSBURG — U.S. Rep. David McKinley, R-W.Va., rallied support Wednesday for legislation designed to prevent cuts to Medicare benefits for home health care. more »»

Richards deported to U.S.

September 25, 2014 Curtis Richards II, 30, St. Marys, charged with the murder of a 1-year-old baby girl, has waived extradition to Wood County and is in Texas, the chief of Parkersburg police sai. more »»

Police officer taken to hospital

September 25, 2014 A police officer has been taken to the hospital by ambulance from the intersection of U.S. 50 south of the Fifth Street Bridge. It is unclear what has happened. more »»

Industries discuss role of plastics

September 25, 2014 VIENNA — Raising awareness of the role played by the plastics industry in the local economy and to show what products they have to offer was the goal of the first Ohio Valley Plastics Summit... more »»

Parkersburg board OKs financing

September 25, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The Parkersburg Utility Board on Wednesday approved a five-year financing package for the purchase of seven vehicles. more »»

McKinley: Support Obama in fight against ISIS threat

September 25, 2014 PARKERSBURG — U.S. Rep. David McKinley, R-W.V. more »»

Vespers performing today at OVU

September 25, 2014 VIENNA — With a unique blend of bluegrass, folk, and alternative music, nationally acclaimed recording artists The Vespers will perform 7 p.m. today at Ohio Valley University in Roberts Hall. more »»

Man sentenced for domestic violence

September 25, 2014 By SAM SHAWVER Special to The News and Sentinel MARIETTA — A Marietta man charged with domestic violence was sentenced to five years of community control in Washington County Common Pleas Court... more »»

Wood schools get retraining

September 25, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A moldy orange prompted retraining of all school food service employees in Wood County, officials said this week. more »»

PM Company donates building to Noah’s Arc

September 25, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The PM Company has donated its Dudley Avenue property, which houses several tenants, including Noah’s Arc Thrift Shop, to The Arc of the Mid-Ohio Valley. more »»

Waverly remembers educator

September 25, 2014 WAVERLY— Mindi Ford’s 10-year-old son Colt has a few ideas on how he would like people to remember his third-grade teacher, Linda Altmann. more »»

Sasser selected as Civitan of the Year

September 25, 2014 VIENNA — The Vienna Civitan Club has selected its 2013-14 Civitan of the Year. Named was Kathy Sasser, who received a plaque Sept. 15 at Logan’s Steakhouse. more »»

Wood Circuit Court holds two hearings

September 25, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Two hearings took place Wednesday in Wood County Circuit Court. * Justin Alan Hofmeister, 28, 2815 Dudley Av. more »»



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