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Arson suspected in vacant house fire

December 10, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Fire crews were on the scene of a fire at a vacant house at 1008 13th St. late Tuesday night. It is believed the wood with siding structure was intentionally set on fire, said Capt. B.E. more »»

Trip request procedures reviewed, discussed by BOE

December 10, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Board of Education spoke at length about the procedures for trip requests and bus requests during Tuesday’s meeting Keith Palmer, director of elementary education, spok... more »»

WVU-P board to name new president

December 10, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Board of Governors is expected to name the new president of the college at its regular meeting this afternoon. more »»

Zonta helps raise awareness of human trafficking

December 10, 2014 MARIETTA — Washington County may not be considered an area of high risk for human trafficking in comparison to some of its more urban counterparts, but the Zonta Club of Marietta still aims to... more »»

Swimmers earn medals

December 10, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Three swimmers from Parkersburg who competed last weekend in the Ohio Special Olympics Swimming Championships medaled at the annual meet in Columbus. more »»

Zides makes donation

December 10, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Zides Sport Shop on Tuesday donated $3,000 and 35 bags of West Virginia University Apparel to Try-Again Homes, a foster care program in the Mid-Ohio Valley. more »»

Marietta panel talks parking

December 10, 2014 MARIETTA — The owner of a parking lot that has been used as a means of public access to the east entrance of the Harmar Railroad Bridge is hoping to fence in part of the parking lot. more »»

Wood County Circuit Court hears cases

December 10, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A motion to withdraw a request for a mental examination was denied in Wood County Circuit Court Tuesday. more »»

Patrol releases names in deadly vehicle incident

December 10, 2014 WATERFORD — The Ohio State Highway Patrol on Tuesday released the names of the driver and passenger of a vehicle that struck and killed a Waterford woman Monday afternoon. Trevor B. more »»

Rec group to oversee ballfield funds

December 9, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Wood County commissioners penned a letter Monday which spells out the Wood County Recreation Commission’s role as a conduit for county funds allocated to assist with relocation of the... more »»

GOP leaders meet at Capitol

December 9, 2014 CHARLESTON — West Virginia’s state and federal Republican leaders met Monday at the Capitol Building, the first in a series of meetings to foster cooperation between both levels of government. U.S. more »»

GOP: Do not tap rainy day fund

December 9, 2014 CHARLESTON — Republican leaders in the state Senate and House of Delegates said Monday they will oppose Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin’s plan to use money from the rainy day fund to balance next year’s budget. more »»

Kesselring to lead Red Cross chapter

December 9, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A new executive director was named Monday for the American Red Cross of Northwest West Virginia based in Parkersburg. more »»

Funding discussed for trail

December 9, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Wood County commissioners on Monday discussed a potential grant-funded walk/bike trail being proposed along Gihon Road to the Patriot Cente. more »»

PHS Science Bowl A Team

December 9, 2014 PARKERSBURG – Parkersburg High School’s Science Bowl “A Team” will be heading to the state Science Bowl competition in February. more »»

Belpre council meeting conducted by Belpre High students

December 9, 2014 BELPRE — Through the city of Belpre’s annual Student Government Day program, a group of Belpre High School students spent Monday shadowing city officials and members of Belpre City Council, includin... more »»

Wolf Creek BOE wraps up year

December 9, 2014 WATERFORD — Wolf Creek Local Schools made end-of-the-year approvals at its board meeting Monday evening. more »»

Ex-Belpre man sentenced for assault

December 9, 2014 MARIETTA — A former Belpre resident was sentenced to two years in prison Monday, two months after a jury found him guilty of second-degree felonious assault and a first-degree misdemeanor count of... more »»

Waterford woman struck, killed by vehicle

December 9, 2014 From staff reports WATERFORD — A Waterford Township woman was struck by a vehicle and killed on Righteous Ridge Road shortly after noon Monday, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. more »»

Police officers, kids shop together

December 8, 2014 VIENNA — A group of Santa’s helpers — wearing law enforcement uniforms — helped over 100 local children receive an early Christmas on Sunday through the annual Shop With A Cop program in Vienna and... more »»



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