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High school, college students speak at Jefferson Career Day

May 17, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Jefferson Elementary Center held Fifth-Grade Career Day with a twist on Monday, with older students relating their experiences in middle school, high school and college. more »»

Belpre BOE prepares for new year

May 17, 2016 BELPRE — Approximately 74 seniors are expected to participate Sunday when Belpre High School holds its annual commencement ceremon. more »»

Good Samaritan Food Pantry delivers Postal Service donations

May 17, 2016 VIENNA — A “small grocery store” is operating out of Wayside United Methodist Church in Vienna. more »»

Volunteers build butterfly garden

May 17, 2016 MARIETTA — Attracting butterflies, and those who love nature, was the mission of one Marietta company during its annual act of service Monday. more »»

Marietta ceremony honors fallen police officers

May 17, 2016 MARIETTA — It has been 26 years since Washington County has lost a law enforcement officer in the line of duty, but that has not dampened the respect and honor area residents show to the officers... more »»

Carrolls to perform at Mango Latin Bistro

May 17, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Texas-based singers/songwriters Adam and Chris Carroll will be performing Thursday at Mango Latin Bistro in downtown Parkersburg as part of the Mid-Ohio Valley Americana Music Tribute... more »»

Public set to weigh in on fire fee

May 16, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Area residents will have a chance to discuss their views on the county’s proposed fire fee on Tuesday. The Wood County Commission will hold a public hearing at 7 p.m. more »»

McCrady over Wilcox by 2 in District 1

May 16, 2016 PARKERSBURG — As Wood County officials canvased the election results, Parkersburg City Council Democratic candidate Dave McCrady maintained his lead for the 1st District seat by two votes. more »»

Marietta church hosts paper airplane contest

May 16, 2016 MARIETTA — Many from around the area soared to new heights Sunday during the 2016 Great Paper Airplane Contest held at the First Unitarian Universalist Society of Marietta. more »»

WSCC honors grads at ceremony

May 16, 2016 MARIETTA — More than 300 students received degrees during Spring Commencement Ceremonies on Saturday at Washington State Community College in Marietta. more »»

Fishing derby lures in area kids

May 16, 2016 WHIPPLE — We always hear about the fish that got away, but on Sunday there were some that didn’t. more »»

Mom uses comics event for food drive, lesson for her children

May 16, 2016 PARKERSBURG — May 7 was just like every other Saturday for devoted single mother Tiffany Melvin of Parkersburg. more »»

Marietta mayor's absences raising concern

May 16, 2016 MARIETTA — At least one member of Marietta’s City Council has voiced concern that Mayor Joe Matthews has missed some regular council meetings over the last few months. more »»

Wood County sees turnout increase at Spring Cleanup

May 16, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Solid Waste Authority held its annual spring cleanup event Saturday at Erickson Field in south Parkersburg, collecting paint and tires for proper disposa. more »»

Defendants to reenter guilty pleas

May 16, 2016 MARIETTA — A recent decision out of the Ohio 4th Appellate District Court of Appeals has had some defendants revisiting the Washington County Courthouse recently to reenter guilty pleas. more »»

Emerson student to get funds for school

May 16, 2016 PARKERSBURG — A fifth-grader at Emerson School at 1 p.m. Tuesday will receive $500 from the “When I Grow Up” essay contest sponsored by the West Virginia treasurer. more »»

PSHS band program enjoys successful year

May 16, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The 2015-2016 school term has been another landmark year of success for the Parkersburg South High School Band program. Led by director Eric . more »»

Kiwanis Club hears update on K-Kids projects

May 16, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Christen Wilson, K-Kids parent volunteer at Neale Elementary School, spoke at the recent meeting of the Kiwanis Club of North Parkersburg. more »»

Relay for Life weathers rain, wind and chill

May 15, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Despite weather more suited for November than May, the annual Wood County Relay for Life was filled with people walking and running for the goal to “Color Cancer Gone” on Saturday at... more »»

Rosies honored for efforts during World War II

May 15, 2016 VIENNA — While the servicemembers who fought in World War II are rightly considered heroes, another group which stepped forward to do its part was recognized Saturday in Vienna. more »»



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