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Strickland to speak in Marietta

April 16, 2015 MARIETTA — Former Ohio Governor Ted Strickland will be visiting Marietta at the end of the month to serve as the keynote speaker for the 2015 Washington County Democratic Spring Dinne. more »»

Eschbacher bleachers $30K challenge set

April 16, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Harry and Kathe Deitzler Foundation has kicked off the effort by the Erickson Stadium Committee to raise at least $100,000 toward the cost of new bleachers on the home side of the... more »»

Education forum tackles credits, testing

April 16, 2015 MARIETTA — PARCC assessments and College Credit Plus, two heavily mentioned issues in the realm of public education in Ohio, were the topics of the Marietta College third annual Community Education... more »»

Rep. McKinley to address graduates

April 16, 2015 PARKERSBURG — U.S. Rep. David McKinley, R-W.Va., will be the featured speaker at West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s spring commencement ceremony. The ceremony will be held at 2 p.m. more »»

Not business as usual for council

April 15, 2015 PARKERSBURG — It was something close to business as usual — albeit with a larger-than-normal crowd — at Tuesday’s City Council meeting. more »»

City settles suit with finance employees

April 15, 2015 PARKERSBURG — After a seven-hour mediation session today, the lawsuits filed against the City of Parkersburg by five employees in the city finance department were settled out of court. more »»

New recording discussing alleged affair posted online

April 15, 2015 PARKERSBURG — In an audio file posted online Tuesday, a man who sounds like Mayor Bob Newell tells a woman who is apparently Finance Director Ashley Flowers they will both be out of a job if their... more »»

United Way exceeds fundraising campaign goal

April 15, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The United Way Alliance of the Mid-Ohio Valley on Tuesday announced it has exceeded its 2014-15 fundraising campaign goal. more »»

Annual dinner highlights Belpre's history

April 15, 2015 BELPRE — People continue to be interested in local history and are looking for ways to preserve it, the president of the Belpre Historical Society told those gathered at the Belpre Founders Day... more »»

Life of Lincoln illuminated

April 15, 2015 PARKERSBURG — It is often said there are two sides to every story. For Bob Cordell, of Vienna, another side of a former President of the United States came to light recently. more »»

Belpre getting new trash programs

April 15, 2015 BELPRE — Belpre city residents will soon see a new name on the streets: Kimble Recycling Service. Belpre City Council voted Monday to approve Kimble’s bid, Mayor Mike Lorentz said. more »»

Four-vehicle wreck sends two to hospital

April 15, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A four-vehicle accident at Seventh Street and Fairview Avenue sent two people to the hospital Tuesday afternoon. The accident was called in at 3:44 p.m. more »»

Community cleanup, trash disposal slated for Saturday

April 15, 2015 WILLIAMSTOWN — The Williamstown, Boaz and Waverly Lions clubs, in conjunction with the Wood County Solid Waste Authority, have teamed to host a community cleanup Saturday from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. more »»

Mincks sentenced on meth charges

April 15, 2015 MARIETTA — A northeastern Ohio man was sentenced to 150 days in the Washington County Jail and three years of community control in Washington County Common Pleas Court Tuesday after pleading guilty... more »»

Bishop visits young students

April 15, 2015 CHURCHTOWN — As students hopped off the school bus in front of St. John Central Grade School Tuesday morning, they made sure to be on their best behavior. Unlike the average school day, the Most Re. more »»

Council explores CLG designation

April 15, 2015 MARIETTA — Nearly a decade after a previous Marietta City Council backed off a push to have Marietta designated a Certified Local Government, council members discussed revisiting the idea at a... more »»

GOP chair files petition to remove Newell

April 14, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A much-discussed petition to remove Mayor Bob Newell from office was filed Monday in Wood County Circuit Court. more »»

Dr. Kent Brantly discusses battle with Ebola

April 14, 2015 VIENNA — Liberia is situated on the west coast of Africa. It is known, unfortunately, for the roaring epidemic of Ebola after it spread to the country in 2014 from Guinea. Dr. more »»

Hundreds turn out to hear lecture

April 14, 2015 VIENNA — An Ebola survivor delivered a lecture to over 500 people at Ohio Valley University Monday evening. Dr. more »»

Council may put back travel money

April 14, 2015 PARKERSBURG — City Council’s Finance Committee will reconsider the placement of the Police Department’s portion of travel money outside the general fund when it convenes today. The 6:30 p.m. more »»



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