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House to tackle two big issues

February 26, 2015 CHARLESTON — Two highly-anticipated and controversial bills passed out of committees Wednesday and will be taken up by the House today Committees approved modified versions of Senate Bill 361, which... more »»

Senate passes smoking measure

February 26, 2015 CHARLESTON — A bill exempting veterans organizations from indoor smoking regulations was approved Wednesday by the Senat. more »»

Senate approves anti-abortion bill

February 26, 2015 CHARLESTON — An anti-abortion bill is being sent to the governor for signature after passing through the Senate Wednesday. more »»

'Rainy Day' funds discussed

February 26, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A bill that would require publication of a county’s “Rainy Day” savings funds is pending before the Legislature, but local officials say the information is already available to the... more »»

Waverly Elementary presents window project to BOE

February 26, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The window project at Waverly Elementary School was one of the presentations made to the Wood County Board of Education during its Tuesday evening meeting. more »»

CCMC introduces Xenex robot cleaner

February 26, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A robot that Camden Clark Medical Center will use to help clean rooms brings a new meaning to “if you blink, you’ll miss it. more »»

Oil, gas topics at authority meeting

February 26, 2015 MARIETTA — The oil and gas industry was a main topic of conversation during the Southeastern Ohio Port Authority’s annual meeting Tuesday, coupled with emphasis on projects to come in 2015. more »»

Marietta delays grant application

February 26, 2015 MARIETTA — With an even smaller amount of funding available statewide compared to previous years and the deadline a week away, city council members agreed Monday with city engineer Joe Tucker’s... more »»

FFA serves hog at roast

February 26, 2015 WATERFORD — For more than a decade, the Waterford High School FFA has been dedicating a day to serve up fresh-off-the-spit barbecue to its community at the group’s hog roast. more »»

Jury trial begins in football assault case

February 26, 2015 MARIETTA — A jury trial got under way Wednesday for a Marietta man accused of felonious assault after he allegedly tackled and seriously injured another man at a pee-wee football game last October. more »»

Traffic stop results in arrests on drug, parole charges

February 26, 2015 MARIETTA — Three people were arrested and 24.8 grams of crack cocaine were seized during a traffic stop on Interstate 77 in Washington County Tuesday. Lisa Runnion, 19, of 307 Maple St. more »»

Marietta to look at park eviction decision

February 26, 2015 MARIETTA — City council indicated Tuesday it will be willing to reverse course on evicting a man who has called a city park home for more than a decade. more »»

Frontier approves grade restructuring

February 26, 2015 NEW MATAMORAS — Beginning next school year, kindergarten through third-grade students within the Frontier Local School District will attend what is now Newport Elementary, while fourth-, fifth- and... more »»

Newell discussion dominates council meeting

February 25, 2015 PARKERSBURG — City residents said Tuesday they want city council to do something to bring back respectability to their city and directly address the concerns many have about what has been going on a... more »»

Woman run over by truck in Wood County

February 25, 2015 WAVERLY — A woman was taken by helicopter to a hospital after being run over by a pickup truck during a reported domestic violence situation. more »»

UPDATED: Fire response underway

February 25, 2015 Crews are at the scene of a fire at a residence on Middle Hill Road east of Parkersburg where responders say a woman was severely burned. Access to the home was complicated by snow and ice. more »»

Woman identified in Waverly incident

February 25, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A Waverly woman run over by a truck Tuesday afternoon is under evaluation at Charleston Area Medical Center Memorial Division. The Wood County Sheriff's Department identified Krystal . more »»

Parties clash on charter schools

February 25, 2015 CHARLESTON — Senate Republicans have brought back a controversial bill for the creation of charter schools in West Virginia. more »»

Tracy leaves WVU-P to become Ky. chancellor

February 25, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A longtime administrator at West Virginia University at Parkersburg will be leaving soon to assume leadership of the community and technical college system in Kentuck. more »»



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