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Helping to Heal raises awareness of vet's services

June 28, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Despite intermittent rain and cloudy skies, the fourth annual Mid-Ohio Valley Helping to Heal Festival made it through its first full day as a multi-day event on Saturda. more »»

Extra duty for principal gets OK

June 28, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A recommendation allowing a principal to take vacation this summer to perform another administrative duty in the county raised the ire of a member of the Wood County Board of Education. more »»

Ham radio operators have a Field Day

June 28, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Amateur radio enthusiasts gathered at two locations in the area for the annual ARRL Field Day, which began Saturday afternoon and will conclude today. more »»

Local RV parks seeing decline

June 28, 2015 MARIETTA — In small park areas along riversides, the high volume of recreational vehicles housing workers and their families is slowly starting to fade along with the decline in oil and gas activity... more »»

Mon Power adds line

June 28, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Mon Power, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. more »»

Summer jobs available to teens

June 28, 2015 PARKERSBERG — School is out and its time to find a summer job. This isn’t always an easy task, especially for teens breaking into the job market and not knowing where to star. more »»

Peddler of Dreams Art Space for Children opens

June 28, 2015 MARIETTA — A child’s imagination and creativity can run wild with paints, yarns, plants and beads now that a new art studio geared toward children is open on Front Street in Marietta. more »»

Area to celebrate Fourth of July

June 28, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A number of activities are planned in the Mid-Ohio Valley around the Fourth of July holiday. more »»

Students build solar paneled trailer

June 28, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Wood County Habitat for Humanity will soon utilize solar energy to provide power for jobsite work. more »»

Salvation Army welcomes new leaders

June 28, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The new leadership of the Salvation Army has arrived in Parkersburg just when the weather has gotten hot. Majs. Mike and Nettie Morton came to Parkersburg from El Paso, Texas. Lt. more »»

MFD divers hone their skills

June 28, 2015 MARIETTA — When most people think of scuba diving, they visualize breathtaking, clear water, hills of brightly colored coral and tropical fish, but for the Marietta Fire Department’s dive team,... more »»

Program can offer help with summer heat

June 28, 2015 MARIETTA — As temperatures climb into the 90s and humidity levels become oppressive, it is the time of the year when eligible households can sign up for assistance to cool their homes. The U.S. more »»

Operation Dry Water out this weekend

June 28, 2015 MARIETTA — Law enforcement is out in force this weekend to crack down on alcohol use while boating in Operation Dry Water, a national effort coordinated through the National Association of State... more »»

D-51 licenses still available

June 28, 2015 MARIETTA — After two years since the push for the availability of more liquor licenses brought about the revitalization district in downtown Marietta, 14 of 15 licenses remain available. more »»

Officials warn teens about summer safety

June 28, 2015 PARKERSBURG — School has ended and summer is here. While enjoying summer though, people of all ages should remember safety still comes first. Police officers around Wood County, including Cap. more »»

Swim and Play program begins at Marietta Aquatic Center

June 28, 2015 MARIETTA — During this week’s hot, muggy weather local children played a few games and got to take a dip in the pool at no charge as part of the Swim and Play summer program put on by the City of... more »»

Mineral Wells student brings new color to GSC

June 28, 2015 GLENVILLE — Additional landscaping is underway at Glenville State College thanks to Criminal Justice major Stephanie Giffin of Mineral Wells. more »»

Student researching seismic waves

June 28, 2015 PARKERSBURG —Ryder Bolin of Pennsboro, a senior at West Virginia Wesleyan College, is studying methods to locate underground petroleum and natural gas deposits with seismometers. more »»

Warren choirs hold awards banquet

June 28, 2015 VINCENT — The Warren High School choirs held their annual Award Dessert Banquet on May 7 in the high school cafeteria. more »»

Entries sought for chili cookoff

June 28, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Entries are being accepted for the Great Bowls of Fire Chili Cookoff sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce of the Mid-Ohio Valley. The annual competition will be held from noon-3 p.m. more »»



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