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Officials stress safe holiday travel

November 21, 2015 PARKERSBURG — As one of the busiest travel times of the year, the Thanksgiving holiday also has become one of the deadliest on the roadways. more »»

Pupils howl for Big Bad Wolf, orchestra

November 21, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The West Virginia Symphony Orchestra presented a performance of “Boyz in the Wood,” composed by Maestro Grant Cooper, to all Wood County second-graders on Friday at the Blennerhassett... more »»

PHS teacher publishes third detective book

November 21, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Joe Stephens, an English teacher at Parkersburg High School for almost 18 years, has recently published the third book “In The Shadow” in his series “The Shalan Adventures. more »»

New leaders at Latrobe Street Mission

November 20, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Gallipolis resident Steve Clay was hired as the executive director of the Latrobe Street Homeless and Recovery Center about three weeks ago and has hit the ground running. more »»

Peppel to retire as county treasurer

November 20, 2015 MARIETTA — After working in the same office for more than half a century, Dorothy Peppel, 78, of Devola, has announced she will not run again as Washington County treasurer in the 2016 election. more »»

Home rule for counties discussed

November 20, 2015 PARKERSBURG — While Wood County commissioners may agree Home Rule for counties would offer them more revenue options, they are concerned about the perimeters of such legislation. more »»

Suicide loss day set for Saturday at WVU-P

November 20, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Family and friends who have lost someone to suicide can share their stories and learn coping skills at Saturday’s International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day at West Virginia... more »»

Author offers short stories

November 20, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Old stories handed down in an area family plus a few newer events are part of a short story collection compiled by a Mineral Wells man. Joseph . more »»

Vienna's Khoury achieves Scouting's highest honor

November 20, 2015 VIENNA — An Eagle Court of Honor was celebrated Nov. 14 for Eagle Scout Alexander M. Khoury at Vienna Baptist Church. more »»

Officials outline options for bed bugs

November 20, 2015 CHARLESTON — State and local officials are urging tenants to know West Virginia law when faced with a pest control problem. more »»

Veterans Fair offers outreach

November 20, 2015 MARIETTA — Food, games and prizes may have been the draw to the Washington State Community College cafeteria Thursday evening, military veterans left with something much more valuable: information... more »»

Parole undecided for Parkersburg man

November 20, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A Wood County man charged with DUI causing death in 2012 appeared in Wood County Circuit Court Thursday seeking a release from home confinement. more »»

Whipple duo building dream castle

November 20, 2015 WHIPPLE, Ohio — If you love all things medieval, have a passion for dragons or even just want an out-of-the-ordinary venue for a wedding or party, Grizer Castle, currently in the building process in... more »»

Edison students create contest display from milk cartons

November 20, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Sixth-graders at Edison Middle School built a larger than life caterpillar out of milk cartons as part of a national science and technology contest. more »»

Vienna woman donates knitted caps to Edison

November 20, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A Vienna woman donated 40 knit caps to Edison Middle School Thursday for distribution to at-need students, and a school organization says it plans to give her the recognition she... more »»

Smokers go tobacco-free

November 20, 2015 MARIETTA — Rather than just grabbing a cheeseburger and heading back out the door, some walked into the Pike Street Wendy’s on Thursday and dumped full packs, loose cigarettes and tins of snuff in a... more »»

Tennant: Check online resource for charities

November 20, 2015 CHARLESTON — West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie E. Tennant is urging residents to research charities on the Secretary of State’s website before donating this holiday season. more »»

Parkersburg officials looking to get fund in the black

November 19, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The city’s parking fund is in the red to the tune of $18,000, and proposals to fix it include raising parking rates and restoring parking meters to a two-block section of Second Stree. more »»

PUB looks at water service termination

November 19, 2015 PARKERSBURG — At least five commercial customers of the Parkersburg Utility Board could be receiving water service termination notices soon because they have not performed required backflow testing. more »»

Teachers to attend training Monday

November 19, 2015 PARKERSBURG — While students begin their Thanksgiving vacation Monday, teachers throughout Wood County will participate in a day of intensive training and professional development. more »»



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