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Guilty plea on sex charge

January 23, 2016 MARIETTA — A Parkersburg man accused of sexual conduct with a minor over several years pleaded guilty Thursday in Washington County Common Pleas Court. Logan L. Hills, 36, of 4301 10th Ave. more »»

Senate passes right-to-work measure

January 22, 2016 CHARLESTON— West Virginia’s Republican-led Senate passed right-to-work legislation Thursday as throngs of angry union employees watched on. more »»

Court says Republican to fill Senate vacancy

January 22, 2016 The West Virginia Supreme Court has ruled a Republican shall be appointed to a vacancy in the 9th District of the West Virginia Senate. more »»

Local road crews ready to get to work

January 22, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Municipal, county and state road crews had a few slick areas to treat Wednesday and Thursday, but that may have just been a dress rehearsal for what’s coming today. more »»

Sue Cline to be appointed

January 22, 2016 Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin will appoint Sue Cline to the vacant seat in the West Virginia Senate District 9, the governor's office said. more »»

Impending storm closes schools

January 22, 2016 PARKERSBURG — School systems throughout the Mid-Ohio Valley are bracing for a possible severe winter storm today. Wood County Schools announced today’s school closings around 5:30 p.m. more »»

Personnel committee approves proposals

January 22, 2016 PARKERSBURG — City Council’s Personnel Committee on Thursday referred an expansion of duties for the city’s IT coordinator, the reinstatement of two public works supervisor jobs and the creation of ... more »»

Vienna City Council continues to look at budget

January 22, 2016 VIENNA — In a special meeting Thursday, the Vienna City Council continued the process of setting the budget for the 2016-2107 fiscal year with presentations from department heads. more »»

Emergency responders ready

January 22, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Wood County Emergency Management Director Ed Hupp said he’s been on the phone every day with the National Weather Service and emergency officials are ready for whatever Mother Nature... more »»

Residents prep for storm

January 22, 2016 PARKERSBURG — With a large amount of snow expected over the next day or so, area residents headed out to local grocery stores to stock up on needed essentials. more »»

'Business as usual' for law enforcement

January 22, 2016 PARKERSBURG — While Parkersburg and the surrounding areas prepare for Winter Storm Jonas, law enforcement officials are taking a business-as-usual approach unless the weather makes it not... more »»

Commission to decide rate hike

January 22, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Commission Thursday postponed a decision until next week on a proposed rate increase from Claywood Park Public Service Distric. more »»

PHS presents academic pins, letters

January 22, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Parkersburg High School students were awarded letters and pins for their academic achievements on Thursday evening. more »»

W.Va. price gouging laws put into effect

January 22, 2016 CHARLESTON — West Virginia’s price gouging laws in the event of emergencies is in effect, Attorney General Patrick Morrisey said Thursday. more »»

McKinley: House GOP to stress five priorities

January 22, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Congressional Republicans will focus on five priorities this session, a U.S. representative from West Virginia said Thursday. more »»

Tallman among candidates to file for political runs

January 22, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Former Parkersburg City Councilwoman Sharyn Tallman filed papers to run for mayor Thursday. more »»

'Fields of Gettysburg' set for Marietta

January 22, 2016 MARIETTA — John A. Walsh is looking forward to bringing “The Fields of Gettysburg” to the new Peoples Bank Theatre in Marietta at 8 p.m. Feb. 5. more »»

County discusses senior levy funding

January 22, 2016 MARIETTA — Washington County commissioners met Thursday to discuss senior levy funding up for renewal, clarifications and possible revisions for county separation pay policies and quarterly reviews... more »»

SWA relocates to vacant office

January 22, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Solid Waste Authority has moved offices from the Wood County Courthouse to the Parkersburg City Building. more »»

DOH details snow removal policy

January 22, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The West Virginia Division of Highways Thursday re-issued its Snow and Ice Removal Policy in anticipation of the storm expected today. more »»



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