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Immigration poll surprises

July 23, 2014 PARKERSBURG — During June’s Mid-Ohio Valley Multi-Cultural Festival, a poll on immigration sponsored by the Mid-Ohio Valley Religious Society of Friends yielded unexpected results to the sponsors. more »»

Police seek robbery suspect

July 23, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Police are searching for a suspect they say should be considered armed and dangerous after he and an accomplice allegedly robbed a 7-Eleven early Monday mornin. more »»

Law changes ballot hand count requirements

July 23, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Wood County election officials said changes in election canvassing requirements won’t make a big difference in terms of staff or savings. more »»

Students learn about the outdoors at Wayne National Forest

July 23, 2014 MARIETTA — For the last six weeks, Washington County teens have gotten a taste of the great outdoors and what it means to work for the Wayne National Forest. more »»

Sciance granted early release

July 23, 2014 MARIETTA — A Marietta man sentenced to three years in prison for allowing a Beverly toddler to drown in the bath while under his care was granted an early release from prison Tuesday. Joshua D. more »»

Police seeking information on break-in at local store

July 23, 2014 MARIETTA — Marietta police are looking for tips to nab a suspect who broke into Shadix TV Sales and Services in Marietta overnight Monday. more »»

Marietta City Council holds special meeting

July 23, 2014 MARIETTA — Two ordinances passed during a special meeting of Marietta’s City Council Tuesday will allow plans for the renovation of the McDonald’s restaurant at the intersection of Jefferson and... more »»

Business reps, educators focus on curriculum

July 23, 2014 MARIETTA — In the spirit of local involvement in public schools, business professionals and educators across Washington County gathered at the Marietta City Schools district office Tuesday morning t... more »»

McGuirk granted continuance to September

July 23, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Another continuance was granted for a Wood County man facing charges for failure to appear Tuesday. Terrance J. more »»

Crites to serve 18 months in prison

July 23, 2014 MARIETTA — A Belpre man who choked his wife and threatened to take both of their lives was sentenced Tuesday in Washington County Common Pleas Court to 18 months in prison. Everette . more »»

Evans gets 90-day sentence in drug case

July 23, 2014 MARIETTA — A Marietta man who admitted ownership of a lunch box containing cocaine during an April 2013 traffic stop was sentenced in Washington County Common Pleas Court Tuesday to 90 days in jail. more »»

Mylan moving HQ overseas

July 23, 2014 WHEELING — One of West Virginia’s greatest business success stories, Mylan Pharmaceuticals, is joining the parade of drug companies and medical device makers that are moving their corporate... more »»

MOVTA can apply for ADA money

July 23, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The Mid-Ohio Valley Transit Authority has been chosen as the designated coordinator of human service activities by the West Virginia Division of Public Transit. more »»

Recycling grant awarded

July 23, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Wood County has been awarded a $20,000 grant through the state Solid Waste Management agency for ongoing recycling projects. more »»

Silver Airways to provide service

July 22, 2014 WILLIAMSTOWN – The United States Department of Transportation announced Silver Airways will provide new service to the Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport beginning Oct. 1. more »»

Smith named chief deputy

July 22, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Wood County Sheriff Ken Merritt said Monday he hates to see Chief Deputy Shawn Graham go but is confident in the man who will replace him. Merritt introduced Capt. M.F. more »»

Williamstown approves Graham as police chief

July 22, 2014 WILLIAMSTOWN — Wood County Sheriff’s Chief Deputy Shawn Graham was unanimously approved as the new police chief during a special city council meeting Monday. more »»

Vienna man, daughter die in New York plane crash

July 22, 2014 LAKE PLACID, N.Y.— A Vienna man and his daughter were among three people who died in a small plane crash in the Lake Placid area of Upstate New York on Saturday. more »»

McCartney to serve as PSHS interim principal

July 22, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Tim McCartney will serve as interim principal at Parkersburg South High School, said Wood County Superintendent of Schools John Flint on Monday. more »»

Changes to law a worry for educators

July 22, 2014 CHARLESTON — State and local officials say a change in state law designed to ensure highly qualified teachers aides in pre-kindergarten classrooms may have the opposite effect. more »»



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