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California fugitive arrested in Rockport

April 24, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A fugitive from justice from California who was found in Rockport on Wednesday evening appeared in magistrate court on the charge, officials said. Daniel D. more »»

WIC income guidelines change

April 24, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Income guidelines for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children have changed. more »»

Marietta superintendent back to work after injury

April 24, 2014 MARIETTA — Superintendent Harry Fleming of the Marietta City School District has returned to work after an accident last year led to a long recovery and absence. more »»

Noland slams officials for armory plans

April 24, 2014 MARIETTA — Precious time is being lost for moving ahead with plans to renovate the first floor of Marietta’s National Guard Armory due to the city administration’s apparent refusal to discuss the... more »»

Thirteen Marietta streets to be paved

April 24, 2014 MARIETTA — Thirteen streets are scheduled to be resurfaced during Marietta’s 2014 asphalt paving program, according to a presentation by city engineer Joe Tucker during Wednesday’s streets and... more »»

Fox pushes to have statements suppressed

April 24, 2014 MARIETTA — A Marietta woman’s candid admissions about robbing two men with a knife could be withheld from trial if her defense attorney’s motion to suppress her statements is successful. more »»

Civil questions remain in fatal wreck

April 24, 2014 MARIETTA — Though the criminal case has been settled against the teenage driver who took the life of a Newport Elementary School teacher and seriously injured her young grandson in April 2012, civil... more »»

Officials: Fire season is average, conditions dry

April 24, 2014 PARKERSBURG —Despite a late spring and unusually dry conditions across the region, the amount of spring fires this season is on par with other years, officials said. more »»

Wood Circuit Court holds four hearings

April 24, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Four hearings took place Wednesday in Wood County Circuit Court. more »»

Drug take back locations announced

April 24, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The spring National Drug Take Back Day will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. more »»

Start Talking!

April 24, 2014 MARIETTA — A statewide initiative against substance abuse held its regional kick-off Tuesday at Marietta High School. more »»

Unemployment rate shrinks

April 24, 2014 MARIETTA — Between February and the end of March, 300 Washington County residents obtained new forms of employment, helping to drop the county’s unemployment rate by 2.2 percentage points. more »»

Marietta vet receives French honor

April 24, 2014 MARIETTA — Randall Hunter of Marietta, a World War II combat veteran and recipient of two Bronze Stars, has been awarded the Legion of Honor by the president of France. more »»

Asparagus growing workshop planned for Friday

April 24, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The West Virginia University Extension Service will hold a free workshop on how to grow asparagus at 10 a.m. more »»

Arbor Day events planned

April 24, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The Lubeck Garden Club will plant a tree at 2:15 p.m. Friday at Lubeck School in observance of National Arbor Day. The city of Parkersburg also will celebrate Arbor Day at 10 a.m. more »»

Local teams in tourney

April 24, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Three local teams will compete Tuesday in the fifth annual State History Bowl Championship at the Culture Center, State Capitol Complex, Charleston. more »»

Boy Scouts reunion planned at Kootaga

April 24, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Allohak Council, Boy Scouts of America is planning a reunion for all Boy Scouts and their families on June 21 at Camp Kootaga. more »»

Wood County BOE trims budget

April 23, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Cuts had to be made to the proposed 2015 Wood County Schools budget for everything to balance out. more »»

Bible verse removed from gym, website

April 23, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A Bible verse that prompted a complaint from a group advocating separation of church and state was painted over in Parkersburg South High School’s gymnasium Tuesday and also removed... more »»

OVU to honor Adamses, Jorgeson on May 6

April 23, 2014 VIENNA — Ohio Valley University will honor three Mid-Ohio Valley citizens during the university’s sixth annual Evening of Honor on May 6. more »»



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