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PUB treatment plant bids OK'd

July 31, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The Parkersburg Utility Board on Wednesday accepted a bid for upgrades to the wastewater treatment plant, along with some adjustments to keep the cost of the project in line with... more »»

Two arrested after car chase

July 31, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Two people were arrested for charges including child neglect after fleeing from deputies with a 4-month-old child in the car Tuesday evening, officials said. more »»

'Neighbors' initiative has plans for District 4

July 31, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Portions of the 4th council district may not have the best reputation in the city, but a coalition of neighbors aims to change that. more »»

Fire training classrooms starting to take shape

July 31, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The Parkersburg Fire Department’s new classroom and training office is taking shape behind Fire Station 6 at 2311 Camden Ave., officials said. more »»

Recycling center open despite fire

July 31, 2014 MARIETTA — Residents thought the Marietta Area Recycling Center closed after a fire at a recycler on Ohio 7 and a founder died, operators said. Not so, said Kathy Ortt, recycling center coordinator. more »»

Belpre Homecoming starts today

July 31, 2014 BELPRE — Vendor and display spaces remain available for Belpre Homecoming that starts today at Civitan Park, organizers said on Wednesday. more »»

Marietta Council discusses pool revenue

July 31, 2014 MARIETTA — Managers of the Marietta Aquatic Center met with Marietta City Council’s lands, buildings, parks and finance committee Wednesday to discuss repairs and maintenance as well as ways to... more »»

Police investigating Marietta burglaries

July 31, 2014 MARIETTA — Police are looking for answers and suspects behind multiple burglaries, including two at downtown restaurants, that happened between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning in Marietta. more »»

Hardie sentenced for stealing drugs, money

July 31, 2014 MARIETTA — A Whipple woman who stole drugs and money from an elderly woman in her care went from tears to anger when she was sentenced Wednesday in Washington County Common Pleas Court to nearly... more »»

Two arrested on heroin, child porn charges

July 31, 2014 MARIETTA — The Washington County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Belpre man on trafficking heroin charges and a Marietta man on a charge of pandering child pornography on Tuesday, officials said. more »»

Vietnam veteran receives medal

July 31, 2014 MARIETTA — Nearly 50 years after leaving the jungles and warfare in Vietnam behind, one former U.S. Army sergeant is now receiving recognition of his service by receiving the Bronze Star. Sgt. more »»

Officials issue boil water advisory

July 31, 2014 BELPRE — The Public Works Department has issued a water boil advisory for all customers on Ohio 7 north of the city limits and in the 600-1000 blocks of Florence Street and Main Street to be in... more »»

Morrisey files suit against Obama

July 30, 2014 CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey said Tuesday the state filed a lawsuit in the U.S. more »»

Marlow apologizes to Law for Foggin statements

July 30, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Most board members made no comments during Tuesday’s Wood County Board of Education meeting concerning the recent reinstatement of David Foggin to his position as a science teacher at... more »»

W.Va. halts funds to clean up meth labs

July 30, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The West Virginia Crime Victims’ Compensation Fund no longer provides funding for meth lab or crime scene cleanups. more »»

Bass tourney part of Belpre Homecoming

July 30, 2014 BELPRE — The 2014 Belpre Homecoming Buddy Bass Tournament is expected to bring more than 100 eager anglers to Belpre for a day of bass fishing on the Ohio River and its tributaries. more »»

Belpre Homecoming offers fun activities

July 30, 2014 BELPRE — The 82nd edition of the Belpre Homecoming kicks off Thursday and while most people look forward to the food and entertainment, many other activities are planned at the annual fes. more »»

Belpre Chamber to discuss bike trail

July 30, 2014 BELPRE — A meeting to talk about an Athens to Belpre Rail Trail will be held in August. The Belpre Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its Lunch and Learn at 11:30 a.m. Aug. more »»

Sunday's tornado confirmed

July 30, 2014 MAXWELL, W.Va. — The National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado touched down in Pleasants and Ritchie counties on Sunday night. more »»

Hitting the Books

July 30, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Before the students return to school on Aug. 18, Wood County teachers are taking classes this week at Parkersburg South High School. more »»



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