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Parkersburg officials not interested in marijuana decriminalization

August 15, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A representative of an organization lobbying for reform of marijuana laws in West Virginia said this week he’d like to see Parkersburg be the first city in the state to decriminalize... more »»

Waterford Fair crowd hog wild for livestock

August 15, 2015 WATERFORD — For 11-year-old Aidan Woodruff and many of his peers, the Waterford Community Fair is always an exciting part of the summer but this year, the weekend also came with a sweet victory for... more »»

Henderson Hall receives grant to help with restoration efforts

August 15, 2015 BOAZ — Henderson Hall has been awarded a $40,000 grant to help fund a window restoration and preservation project at the home, which is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places. more »»

Fire causes serious damage to apartment

August 15, 2015 PARKERSBURG — An early morning fire at a Parkersburg apartment building was still under investigation Friday evening, officials said. The fire was reported at 1:17 a.m. Friday at 514 Ninth Ave. more »»

Youth fishing derby to be held today

August 15, 2015 MARIETTA — Size, weight and obscurity will be the three judging categories at this year’s Leith Run Fishing Derby for fishermen ages 16 and under. more »»

Morrisey challenges EPA on rules again

August 15, 2015 CHARLESTON — Another petition against the imposition of new clean air rules from the Environmental Protection Agency has been filed by the attorney general of West Virginia and 14 other states. more »»

Magicians seeking recruits for local group

August 15, 2015 MARIETTA — If you are eager to wow people with card tricks, or have a never ending scarf, you’re in luck because a local magician group is looking for new members. more »»

Schools welcome kids back in style

August 14, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Thousands of students in Wood County Schools returned to classes Thursday, the first day of the 2015-16 school year. more »»

Committeemen issue statement on arbitration ruling

August 14, 2015 PARKERSBURG – Three members of the Wood County Republican Executive Committee issued a statement Friday asking the West Virginia GOP to join them in "disavowing the reprehensible conduct" of the... more »»

School works on parking concerns

August 14, 2015 VIENNA — School dismissal at Jackson Middle School went smoothly Thursday, despite recent changes forbidding parking along 15th Avenue, officials sai. more »»

Mayor: City OK without P-cards

August 14, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The move to collect all city purchasing cards while officials revamp the policies and procedures shouldn’t have a negative impact on municipal business, Mayor Jimmy Colombo said... more »»

Firefighters continue fee efforts

August 14, 2015 PARKERSBURG — More than 900 of the required 3,500 signatures have been verified on petitions being circulated by Wood County volunteer firefighters asking the county commission to impose a fire fee. more »»

Downtown PKB revitalizing vacant storefronts

August 14, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A group that is trying to revitalize downtown Parkersburg is looking to set up displays in vacant storefronts to create a use for those spaces and to get people to notice the. more »»

Vienna Council hears concerns about dog laws

August 14, 2015 VIENNA — Vienna City Council heard comments from a person about the city’s dog ordinance during its Thursday evening meeting. more »»

False Memorial Bridge rumor reappears online

August 14, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A false rumor about the safety of the Memorial Bridge is making the rounds on social media again, a year after it caused a drop in traffic. more »»

Kids benefit from food program

August 14, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Children participating in the Child Care Food Program recently met with Jeff Adams, nutritionist and owner/operator of Juicy Jeff’s Specialty Eatery at the Point Park Marketplace, to... more »»

SUV strikes Mountaineer Pain Relief Center

August 14, 2015 VIENNA — A small SUV struck and damaged a wall at Mountaineer Pain Relief and Rehabilitation Center at 1158 46th St. in Vienna Thursday. The incident happened around 1:20 p.m. more »»

Officials: Marshmallows on street possibly poisoned

August 14, 2015 DAVISVILLE — Jumbo marshmallows stuffed with a mysterious blue pellet-like substance were located along Oak Street in Davisville on Thursday, officials said. more »»

Hogs weigh in for Waterford Fair

August 14, 2015 WATERFORD — Time management, marketing, financial savvy and self-discipline are among many of the skills acquired while raising a hog for show. more »»

Comic Con returns to Marietta

August 14, 2015 MARIETTA — The fifth annual River City Comic Con will be held 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at the Quality Inn, 700 Pike St. more »»



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