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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 »»

Embezzlement case continued

November 19, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Two women indicted on embezzlement charges in January appeared in Wood County Circuit Court Wednesday. more »»

Highway Safety Awards presented

November 19, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Mid-Ohio Valley highway safety advocates were honored for their contribution to public safety at the Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Highway Safety Program’s annual luncheon this week at... more »»

Christmas Tree Auction

November 19, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Blennerhassett Hotel is alight with the sparkling lights of more than 50 Christmas trees, awaiting their new owners. The Blennerhassett Hotel, at 320 Market St. more »»

WV Focus Magazine features Wirt teacher

November 19, 2015 ELIZABETH — A Wirt County teacher has been named a 2015 “Wonder Woman” by West Virginia Focus Magazine. more »»

Fire destroys interior of vacant house

November 19, 2015 MARIETTA — A fire destroyed the interior of a vacant Front Street house Wednesday evening. The cause of a blaze that broke out shortly before 8 p.m. Wednesday is unknown but is under investigation. more »»

Campus Martius exhibits launch annual fundraiser

November 19, 2015 MARIETTA — A night of music, food, photos and history awaits patrons Friday when the Campus Martius Museum presents its fourth annual “An Evening at the Museum.” From 6 to 8 p.m. more »»

Landowners attend mineral rights discussion

November 19, 2015 MARIETTA — More than 250 landowners, oil and gas industry representatives, and local residents turned out at Marietta College Tuesday night to hear about possible leasing and development of minerals... more »»

Sheriff warns of IRS scam calls

November 19, 2015 MARIETTA — Numerous local residents reported receiving messages Wednesday morning from a man claiming to represent the IRS or the Treasury Department, according to the Washington County Sheriff’s... more »»

Police issue safety reminder

November 19, 2015 WILLIAMSTOWN — Williamstown Police are advising people to pay extra attention driving this Saturday morning as people will be out for a charity dog walk event. more »»

Parkersburg projects $151K deficit

November 18, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Revised budget projections show the city running a $151,835 deficit in the current fiscal year, but Mayor Jimmy Colombo on Tuesday called the situation “extremely manageable. more »»

Council forwards report to prosecutor

November 18, 2015 PARKERSBURG — With a trio of 5-4 votes, City Council on Tuesday approved a resolution to send a financial review to the Wood County Prosecutor’s Office and the first reading of an ordinance raising... more »»

Business tax debate continues

November 18, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The debate over the fate of West Virginia’s business personal property tax is on. more »»

Wood Schools looks at Common Core change

November 18, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Wood County Schools officials say they are already preparing for changes to classroom standards after the state Department of Education last week announced it would recommend doing awa... more »»

Flowers’ trial moved to February

November 18, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Former city Finance Director Ashley Flowers’ trial on charges of child neglect creating risk of injury has been continued to February. more »»

Belpre meeting set to discuss drug issues

November 18, 2015 BELPRE — Local and state organizations, agencies and individuals will participate in a town hall meeting to discuss drug issues in the Belpre community on Nov. 24 at the Celebration Center in Belpr. more »»

Williamstown sidewalk program gets go-ahead

November 18, 2015 WILLIAMSTOWN — After five years of red tape and delays, the long-awaited Front Street sidewalk project will soon be a reality. more »»

Deer firearms season opens Monday

November 18, 2015 PARKERSBURG — As the annual buck firearms season gets underway next week, the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources wants to remind hunters of tips to ensure they have an enjoyable and safe... more »»

Frontier BOE discusses position

November 18, 2015 NEW MATAMORAS — The Frontier Local Board of Education had to talk spending choices again Monday night over the topics of growing numbers, the need for a new teacher and repairs on a gym roof. more »»



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