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Erickson bleachers named for Eschbacher

March 25, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Board of Education voted Tuesday to name the bleachers at the Erickson All-Sports Facility after the late Tom Eschbacher, principal of Parkersburg South High School who... more »»

SW Resources holds annual awards banquet

March 25, 2015 VIENNA— SW Resources is providing opportunities for people with disabilities in the community to find meaningful employment. more »»

Lawmakers plan extra time

March 25, 2015 CHARLESTON — West Virginia legislative leaders say education issues will be a top priority during the upcoming interim sessions. more »»

Moynihan meets with MOV roundtable

March 25, 2015 MARIETTA — Marietta native Brian Moynihan met with the Economic Roundtable of the Ohio Valley Tuesday, providing insight into his success as the CEO of Bank America and projecting what’s to come for... more »»

Grandparents share school day with grandkids

March 25, 2015 NEW MATAMORAS — Sitting at his lunch table on Tuesday, 6-year-old Aaron Miller turned to the person next to him, scrunched up his nose and showed off a toothy smirk in between bites of an ice cream... more »»

Lubeck PSD to have special meeting

March 25, 2015 WASHINGTON, W.Va. — While groundbreaking for the Belleville water project is in the distant future, a special meeting has been set for next week to select an engineering firm for the project. more »»

Capito, Manchin split on AG nominee

March 25, 2015 WHEELING — Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., said she will oppose confirmation of Loretta Lynch, President Barack Obama’s nominee to succeed retiring Attorney General Eric Holder. more »»

W.Va. gets $1.5M for highway safety

March 25, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The state of West Virginia will receive $1.5 million for highway safety programs from the U.S. more »»

Gravel trucks prompt complaints

March 25, 2015 MARIETTA — Dozens of gravel-filled trucks last week traveled Groves Avenue—a no-truck route prompting calls from local residents. more »»

Anti-Newell group meets

March 24, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Those who attended a town hall meeting Monday evening believe a detailed audit will need to be conducted of the city’s finances to prove alleged wrongdoing on the part of the city’s... more »»

Crews trying to fix major water leak

March 24, 2015 PARKERSBURG – Crews are at 12th Street and Garfield Avenue today where a water line break has caused the closure of schools and requests to conserve water from the Parkersburg Utility Board. more »»

Santer: Drop budget revisions

March 24, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The city attorney recently warned council members that changes made to the proposed 2015-16 budget violate the charter and paint an inaccurate picture of the city’s finance. more »»

Newell files ethics complaint against Coram

March 24, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Mayor Bob Newell says he has filed a complaint with the West Virginia Ethics Commission against City Councilwoman Kim Coram. more »»

Rockhold: Executive session improper

March 24, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A city councilman said the Finance Committee improperly went into executive session on March 10 by claiming a personnel exemption to discuss a proposed audit. more »»

Wood County commissioners finishing budget

March 24, 2015 PARKERSBURG —Wood County commissioners plan to finalize the 2015-2016 budget during a special session 9 a.m. Wednesday. The budget is due in the state auditor’s office for review by March 28. more »»

Belpre OKs 2015 budget

March 24, 2015 BELPRE — Belpre City Council approved the final reading of its 2015 Appropriation Ordinance during Monday night’s meeting. more »»

Line fee increase sought for 911

March 24, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Representatives of the Wood County 911 Center went before the county commission Monday seeking a 75-cent increase in the land line 911 fee. The existing fee is $1.75 a month. more »»

DFCA speaks at Rotary meeting

March 24, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A Cincinnati-based organization has been working for six years to reduce drug use by reaching out to teens before they begin using drug. more »»

Wood BOE to vote on Erickson bleachers name

March 24, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The future name of the bleachers at Erickson All-Sports Facility will be decided at tonight’s 6:30 meeting of the Wood County Board of Education. more »»

Truck knocks out traffic lights

March 24, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A Monday afternoon traffic problem at the intersection of Pike Street and Rayon Drive started with a tractor-trailer that misjudged a turn, officials said. At 4:01 p.m. more »»



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