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VanDevender Middle School plans 'grand reopening'

August 11, 2016 PARKERSBURG — VanDevender Middle School students will return to a revitalized school today, thanks to the efforts of Lowes and community volunteers. more »»

Hamilton Middle School boiler draws attention

August 11, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Wood County Schools likely will have to dip into savings to replace two outdated boilers at Hamilton Middle School. more »»

Parkersburg Utility Board hears update on stormwater efforts

August 11, 2016 PARKERSBURG —Although the Parkersburg Utility Board has made significant strides in reducing the infiltration of stormwater into and overflows from its sanitary sewer system, the state-mandated goal... more »»

Former Big Red, Mountaineer Rick Phillips dies at 50

August 11, 2016 PARKERSBURG — A gridiron standout at Parkersburg High School and the West Virginia University Mountaineers died on Wednesday. more »»

West Virginia University at Parkersburg sees higher enrollment

August 11, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Enrollment has increased at West Virginia University at Parkersburg going into the fall semester, a first in a number of years, college officials said Wednesday. more »»

Party with a Purpose Benefit Gala fundraiser to benefit SW Resources

August 11, 2016 PARKERSBURG — For more than 30 years, SW Resources has held its Harvest of Opportunities Benefit Auction. This year it has decided to do something different to raise money. At 5 p.m. Aug. more »»

Washington County judge delays sentencing to allow change in Ohio law

August 11, 2016 MARIETTA — A Vincent man had his sentencing on drug charges postponed Tuesday so that he might benefit from an Ohio law change that could mean he could keep his drivers license and his job. Cameron J. more »»

Marietta City Council passes second reading of Solid Waste Management Plan

August 11, 2016 MARIETTA — Marietta City Council members heard the second reading Tuesday of a resolution to approve a five-year update to the SouthEastern Ohio Joint Solid Waste Management District Plan. more »»

Rivers, Trails and Ales begins in Marietta

August 11, 2016 MARIETTA — The annual Rivers, Trails and Ales festival kicks off today in hopes of highlighting everything the area has to offe. more »»

Elvis Festival to return to City Park in Parkersburg

August 11, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The fourth annual Elvis Festival will take place at 6 p.m. Friday at City Park, under the horseshoe shelter. more »»

Just Us Four quartet to perform at Parkersburg's Smoot Theatre

August 11, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The Just Us Four quartet will perform in a reunion concert 8 p.m. Saturday at the Smoot Theatre. more »»

Wirt County Fair continues through Saturday

August 11, 2016 ELIZABETH — The 2016 Wirt County Fair, which kicked off Wednesday, continues today through Saturday at Camp Barbe on West Virginia 14. more »»

Spruce Knob, Seneca Rocks offer adventure

August 11, 2016 SENECA ROCKS — Those seeking a beautiful wilderness experience with beautiful vistas need look no further than the scenic Spruce Knob and Seneca Rocks. more »»

Officials lift Vienna's 'do not drink' water advisory

August 10, 2016 VIENNA — One could almost the watch the weight on the shoulders of Vienna Mayor Randy Rapp disappear Tuesday morning as the official announcement lifting the “Do Not Drink” water advisory was read b... more »»

Parkersburg City Council passes floodwall fee reduction

August 10, 2016 PARKERSBURG — An ordinance to reduce the city of Parkersburg’s floodwall fee by one-third is back on track, but attempts by Parkersburg City Council members to eliminate that fee, and the police... more »»

Wood County Board of Education considers wording of bond call

August 10, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Board of Education on Tuesday considered the wording of a November bond call to help fund $51 million in construction and renovation projects for Wood County Schools,... more »»

Race team makes appearance at Mustang Sampling

August 10, 2016 RAVENSWOOD — Employees and others at a Ravenswood company got a chance to meet the race team the company sponsors and talk with the drivers Tuesday during a special event at the company’s... more »»

Mike Pence to campaign for Trump ticket in Cambridge today

August 10, 2016 CAMBRIDGE, Ohio — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, the Republican nominee for vice president, is holding a rally today at the Pritchard Laughlin Civic Center in Cambridge. Doors open for the event at 4 p.. more »»

Parking scarce in downtown Marietta

August 10, 2016 MARIETTA — Downtown Marietta is a pretty popular place to relax, shop, enjoy local restaurants and, apparently, park. more »»

Marietta crews busy repairing city's historic brick streets

August 10, 2016 MARIETTA — One of the things Marietta is best known for is the seven miles of brick streets, where countless years of history are diligently preserved. more »»



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