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Wood commission signs agreement on JAG grant

July 15, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Wood County commissioners signed off Monday on a memorandum of understanding between the city of Parkersburg and Wood County for Justice Assistance Grant Program funding through the... more »»

Local author pens second book of year

July 15, 2014 WILLIAMSTOWN — A.J. Hamler, a full-time writer and Civil War re-enactor, has released his second book of the year, “Civil War Woodworking, Volume II. more »»

Child dies in Tyler camper fire

July 15, 2014 ALMA — A camper fire in Tyler County killed a child and injured three other people early Monday morning. The Tyler County 911 Center received a call at 1:05 a.m. more »»

Child advocacy center opening

July 15, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The Children’s Listening Place Inc., child advocacy center will hold an open house and ribbon-cutting celebration this Wednesday. The open house will be from 1-5 p.m. more »»

No cause determined in Davisville blaze

July 15, 2014 DAVISVILLE — The investigation into a home destroyed by fire Sunday is continuing, a Wood County fire chief sai. more »»

Beckley Exhibition Mine opens past

July 15, 2014 BECKLEY — Life as a miner in a bygone age is the aim of the Beckley Exhibition Mine. more »»

Riverfront Roar

July 14, 2014 MARIETTA — Stiff breezes in advance of an approaching rainstorm whipped the Ohio River into whitecaps Sunday and forced cancellation of the final day’s powerboat races during the 14th annual... more »»

Fire destroys 3 GreenLeaf buildings

July 14, 2014 MARIETTA – Investigators are expected to return today to a recycling operation south on Ohio 7 where a fire Sunday destroyed three buildings, officials sai. more »»

United Way funding feeds Senior Citizens

July 14, 2014 Editor’s Note: This is the next in a series of articles about the member agencies of the United Way Alliance of the Mid-Ohio Valley. more »»

Firefighters battle blaze in Davisville amid rain

July 14, 2014 DAVISVILLE —As rains hit throughout the area Sunday, fire crews battled a blaze Sunday evening in the Davisville area. more »»

Bill Kibble finds ways to share stories

July 14, 2014 PARKERSBURG — West Virginia has many stories and Bill Kibble is sharing them one at a time. more »»

American Beech has a history, too

July 14, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A tree that helped a Civil War historian confirm the location of a Union camp has a history, too. more »»

55 warnings issued after device ban

July 14, 2014 MARIETTA — The Marietta Police Department has written 55 warnings to motorists a week after the city banned using wireless devices while driving, Drivers are in the last week of a two-week grace... more »»

Washington County studies 911 upgrades

July 14, 2014 MARIETTA — A 911 system that can receive text messages, photos and videos is in the works for Washington County and may be years away. more »»

Former education secretary, PHS teacher David Ice dies

July 14, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A former secretary of the West Virginia Department of Education and the Arts and teacher in Wood County died Wednesday in Denver, Colo. David Ray Ice, 67, succumbed to prostate cancer. more »»

Frontier presents flag to honor Staff Sgt. Jesse A. Ault

July 14, 2014 MIDDLEBOURNE — With state officials dedicating a bridge Saturday for the late Jesse A. more »»

Tea on Tuesday at Blennerhassett Island

July 14, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Tea on Tuesday, a new summer event on Blennerhassett Island, will be held Tuesday and Aug. 12 at the Putnam-Houser house. more »»

Vintage auto auction a big hit in Boaz

July 13, 2014 BOAZ — Despite a bid of $885,000 for a vintage race car, it remains in the hands of its owner of the past 20 years. more »»

Volunteers spruce up downtown Parkersburg

July 13, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Volunteers Saturday morning replanted flower beds and cleaned litter in downtown Parkersburg. more »»



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