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MOVTA has second fare increase hearing

August 20, 2014 PARKERSBURG — With gasoline prices rising, more people locally are taking advantage of the public bus system to get them around town, officials with the Mid-Ohio Valley Transit Authority said. more »»

Williamstown OKs cruiser purchase

August 20, 2014 WILLIAMSTOWN — Three new cruisers will be joining the Williamstown police force after council unanimously approved the purchase Tuesday. more »»

DEP investigating Memorial Bridge materials incident

August 20, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The investigation of materials falling from the Memorial Bridge last week has been turned over to the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protectio. more »»

Bond reduced in trafficking case

August 20, 2014 MARIETTA — Bonds were significantly reduced and some of the charges dismissed Monday in Marietta Municipal Court for a man and woman charged with operating a prostitution ring from a local hotel. more »»

Pleas, continuances heard in circuit court

August 20, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Three pleas and three continuances were heard in Wood County Circuit Court Tuesday. * Mitchell Lee Polan, 26, 634 Liberty St. more »»

Man arrested on marijuana charges

August 20, 2014 VIENNA — The Vienna Police Department and the West Virginia State Police Monday arrested a Parkersburg man in an ongoing investigation into marijuana distribution in Wood County. more »»

Wood County officials view Tavenner house

August 20, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Wood County commissioners Monday toured the historic Phelps/Tavenner home. more »»

WSCC enrollment on the rise

August 20, 2014 MARIETTA — Things are looking up as Washington State Community College Board of Trustees heard from administration at its monthly meeting Monday that the shortfall in fall enrollment has dropped int... more »»

Wolf Creek BOE serves welcome back breakfast

August 20, 2014 WATERFORD — The aroma of fresh-cooked eggs and sausage wafted through the main hallway at Waterford Elementary School Monday morning as members of the Wolf Creek Local Board of Education served up... more »»

Marietta committee discusses intersections

August 20, 2014 MARIETTA — Entering Putnam Street from the Seventh Street intersection in Marietta is much smoother after a section of the brick pavers on Putnam was replaced with a stamped-brick concrete surface... more »»

New teachers complete three-day orientation process

August 20, 2014 MARIETTA — Orientation for 18 new teachers in the Marietta City School District was completed last week and Ruth Kunze, director of curriculum and technology for the district, gave a report on how i... more »»

Making an Impression

August 19, 2014 PARKERSBURG — From red carpets to animals to balloons to clowns, Wood County teachers and administrators focused on the “wow factor” for the first day of school Monda. more »»

Video: Items fall from Memorial Bridge

August 19, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources is looking into what can be seen falling or being dropped from the Memorial Bridge in a video posted on Facebook. more »»

MOVTA talks fare increase at forum

August 19, 2014 VIENNA — The Mid-Ohio Valley Transit Authority is looking at its first fare increase since 1986 to be able to plan for the future, replace equipment and expand services. more »»

What’s Next West Virginia seeks public input

August 19, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Wood County commissioners learned about a new statewide initiative Monday. more »»

Pace gets life sentence

August 19, 2014 McCONNELSVILLE, Ohio — As he neared the official decree of his lifetime sentence in Morgan County Common Pleas Court Monday, Thomas Matthew Pace sought out the mother of the man he is convicted of... more »»

Volunteers sought to help with Vietnam memorial

August 19, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Volunteers will be needed to help those who visit to pay their respects when the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall arrives in Parkersburg later this month, an organizer said. more »»

Rotary updated on kids club

August 19, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The Boys and Girls Club of Parkersburg is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year and members of the Parkersburg Rotary Club learned about new programs underway at the club and thos... more »»

Bids opened for signs at park

August 19, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Commission opened two bids for signs marking a new handicapped-accessible trail at Fort Boreman Historic Park. more »»

Explore history at Independence Hall

August 19, 2014 WHEELING — Visitors can take a step back in time at the birthplace of West Virginia at Independence Hall. more »»



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