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Board approves fix for leaks

April 10, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The Parkersburg Utility Board voted unanimously Wednesday to give staff more discretion in discounting exorbitant bills faced by customers whose pipes froze and broke during the recent... more »»

The Gift of Life

April 10, 2014 PARKERSBURG — When her husband Rick died of a heart attack in 2010, Vicki Rieser and her children decided to donate his organs and tissues. “It helps the grieving process.. more »»

Marietta city job vacant following retirement

April 10, 2014 MARIETTA — The city is expected to hire a new facilities foreman to succeed the retiring Tom Kunz. more »»

Kanawha students embrace book fair

April 10, 2014 DAVISVILLE— More than a hundred Kanawha Elementary School students displayed their literary knowledge Wednesday at the school’s first Reading Fair. more »»

Officials: Jackson ball fields almost finished

April 10, 2014 VIENNA — Work on the Jackson Park ball fields is proceeding on schedule and will be completed in time for baseball season, officials said. more »»

Murdoch accident sends two to hospital

April 10, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A two-vehicle accident Wednesday sent two people to the hospital and closed a section of Murdoch Avenue for 20 minutes, officials said. more »»

Shelter, meeting room fees eyed

April 10, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Wood County commissioners are considering imposing fees for use of public meeting rooms in the Judge Black Courthouse Annex and for shelters at Fort Boreman and Veterans Parks. more »»

Stacy headed to prison for role in robbery

April 10, 2014 MARIETTA — Helping his neighbor rob a Belpre Subway restaurant last fall resulted in a 24-month prison sentence for a 29-year-old Belpre man Wednesday. Austin Stacy of 810 Morgan Ave. more »»

Local man faces unlawful sexual conduct charge

April 10, 2014 MARIETTA — A Parkersburg man is facing a third-degree felony charge of unlawful sexual conduct for allegedly allowing a 15-year-old girl to perform sexual acts on him after moving in with the girl... more »»

Parkinson’s support group raises awareness

April 10, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Living with Parkinson’s disease is a challenge for those with the disease and those who care for them. more »»

Marks sought in debit card case

April 10, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The Parkersburg Police Department announced its Warrant of the Week on Wednesday. Detectives are looking for Dexter Eugene Marks Jr., 25, 902 Latrobe St. more »»

Police arrest couple on marijuana charge

April 10, 2014 FAIRPLAIN — A marijuana bust in Jackson County revealed more than 125 plants being grown inside a residence, officials said Wednesday. more »»

Flint named superintendent

April 9, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Board of Education has selected John Flint as Wood County Schools’ next superintendent. Flint was appointed Tuesday evening by a 3-2 vot. more »»

Truck driver dies in wreck

April 9, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A Lumberport, W.Va., man was killed Tuesday morning in an accident along U.S. 50 in Wood County. At around 7:30 a.m. more »»

Stabbings at school near Pittsburgh

April 9, 2014 MURRYSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — An emergency official says several people were stabbed at a high school near Pittsburgh and a suspect has been taken into custody. more »»

Newell: Tax cut tops sales tax increase

April 9, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A city resident would have to spend $1,000 a week on items other than food and gasoline for a proposed 1 percent sales tax and accompanying cut on the business and occupation tax for... more »»

W.Va. officials promote scam awareness

April 9, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The offices of West Virginia’s attorney general, auditor, secretary of state and treasurer all post information online aimed at helping residents avoid fraud and take care of their... more »»

Morrisey touts efforts as AG

April 9, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Since he took office more than a year ago, West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has made changes to the office and hopes to help the state gro. more »»

Easter egg hunt puts spring into children's steps at PHS

April 9, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The Easter holiday season began with an Easter Egg Hunt and the second annual Spring-Easter Celebration on Tuesday at Parkersburg High School. more »»

Belpre marks founding at dinner

April 9, 2014 BELPRE — History lovers gathered Tuesday evening to celebrate the 225th anniversary of the settlement of “Belle Prairie” during the annual Founders Day Dinner. more »»



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