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Va. man killed in Noble County blast

November 14, 2014 SUMMERFIELD, Ohio — A Virginia man was killed when a oil well drilling explosion occurred Wednesday evening in Noble County. Norman Butler, 48, of Newport News, Va. more »»

Washington County commissioner resigns

November 14, 2014 MARIETTA — After serving Washington County for the last four years, Commissioner Tim Irvine tendered his resignation Thursday morning, effective Nov. 29. more »»

Staffing requirements discussed during Ohio state BOE meeting

November 14, 2014 MARIETTA — The Ohio State Board of Education which this week discussed a controversial proposal eliminating the minimum staffing requirements for positions like nurses, librarians and elementary art... more »»

Area man charged with threatening witness

November 14, 2014 MARIETTA — A Belpre man facing drug charges was arrested Wednesday on a federal charge of retaliating against a witness after he allegedly threatened a Parkersburg woman. Brent J. more »»

Marietta requests residents to update address markers

November 14, 2014 MARIETTA — The city of Marietta is encouraging residents to make sure their address numbers are visible from the street. Personnel can have trouble seeing numbers as they respond to an emergency. more »»

WCCC expands reach into Columbus

November 14, 2014 MARIETTA — The Washington County Career Center recently expanded its reach into Columbus with its chemical operating class based in the Adult Technical Training schoo. more »»

Kidnapping charge dropped in assault case

November 14, 2014 MARIETTA — A kidnapping charge was dropped Wednesday against a Devola man who allegedly broke into his ex-girlfriend’s home and assaulted the woman late last wee. more »»

WVU-P concert to be held Saturday

November 14, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The music department at West Virginia University at Parkersburg will present “An Evening of Poetry and the Piano” 7:30 p.m. Saturday at St. Paul’s United Methodist Churc. more »»

DuPont plant gets new manager

November 13, 2014 WASHINGTON, W.Va. — The DuPont Washington Works Plant has a new manager. DuPont has appointed Robert “Bob” J. more »»

Buchanan asks for recount

November 13, 2014 Bob Buchanan, a candidate for Wood County Clerk, has requested a recount of the general elections returns. more »»

Wood County communication series begins

November 13, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Community members discussed the benefits and challenges of living here during the first in a series of “Let’s Talk, Wood County” discussions Wednesday. more »»

KFC takes issue with political ad

November 13, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Kentucky Fried Chicken has asked a political action group to cease using likenesses of its trademarks in campaign material that lampooned a Republican candidate for the West Virginia... more »»

Cities move Christmas parades to Dec. 6

November 13, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The annual Christmas parades in Parkersburg and Vienna will be held on Dec. 6, a week earlier than in previous years, officials from both cities said on Wednesday. more »»

WVU-P president search down to final five

November 13, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Board of Governors has the final five candidates being considered for the position of college president. more »»

Grainger donates to Red Cross

November 13, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The Mid-Ohio Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross has received a $10,000 donation from the Grainger Foundation. more »»

Accepting Bids

November 13, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Wood County commissioners voted to seek bids for cleanup of property at 223 South Oak St., Washington. more »»

Stanleyville man killed by falling tree

November 13, 2014 MARIETTA — A Stanleyville man was killed after a tree fell on him while logging in Warren Township Wednesday afternoon. Bernard L. more »»

CVB allocation discussion pushed back

November 13, 2014 MARIETTA — City Council will push back further discussions about the level of bed tax allocation for the Marietta-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau until the city can go over the... more »»

Beverly Council votes to raise pool pass price

November 13, 2014 BEVERLY — After a committee formed a week ago to come up with ways to save the Beverly-Waterford Community Pool, an idea to raise the price of a family season pass was approved by Beverly Council... more »»

McFee enters guilty plea in DUI death

November 13, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A Wood County man charged with DUI causing death in 2012 was in circuit court for a plea hearing Wednesday. Charles A. more »»



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