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Ferry sees second novel published

May 12, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Former Parkersburg resident Peter Ferry has published his second novel, “Old Heart,” set for release on June 9 by Unbridled Book. more »»

Mayor honors Belpre Police Department

May 12, 2015 BELPRE — The Belpre Police Department was recognized Monday by Mayor Mike Lorentz for its work on behalf of the city, the community and the residents of Belpr. more »»

Cable franchise fees discussed at meeting

May 12, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Wood County commissioners said they hope to finalize new franchise agreements with SuddenLink and Community Antenna Service Cable Company by July 1. more »»

Police arrest two on meth charges

May 12, 2015 MARIETTA — Two Marietta residents were arrested Sunday evening for allegedly making meth, officials said. Jessica Schutt, 22, and Joshua M. Whitstine, 24, both of 111 W. Montgomery St. more »»

National Police Week ceremony set for today

May 12, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Law enforcement throughout Wood County will gather today to honor those who have given their lives in service to the community and nation. more »»

Contingency fund on BOE agenda

May 12, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Board of Education meets 6:30 p.m. today to look at the district’s finances and approve next year’s budget for Wood County Schools. more »»

Smith cited by music honorary

May 12, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A music teacher at Blennerhassett Middle School has been named the West Virginia Band Director of the Year by the state chapter of Phi Beta Mu, the international honorary for band... more »»

Glenville State College holds commencement

May 12, 2015 GLENVILLE — Glenville State College held its 141st commencement Saturday with 120 students graduating in the Class of 2015. The commencement address was delivered by 12th District Se. more »»

Funds sought to aid emergency communication towers

May 12, 2015 PARKERSBURG —Wood County is seeking a grant of $253,000 to enable emergency services and 911 to continue communications upgrades. more »»

Ingram continues tradition

May 12, 2015 HARRISVILLE — At the age of 91, Pauline Ingram continues to give and serve others. Her eyes are dim, her fingers not as nimble, but she just keeps giving, her family says. more »»

Benefit show set for opera house

May 12, 2015 McCONNELSVILLE, Ohio — The Clark Family is hosting a music fundraising event in the battle against cystic fibrosis at their country, gospel and bluegrass music show, The Ohio Valley Opry, at the Twi... more »»

Mother's Day race raises funds to help new moms

May 11, 2015 BELPRE — About 300 runners and walkers turned out Sunday on a sunny and hot Mother’s Day to compete in the seventh annual Mother’s Day 5K Race at Civitan Park in Belpre. more »»

Moms honored at VFD benefit

May 11, 2015 BARTLETT — For 83-year-old Bartlett resident Betty Graham, motherhood extends to her three children, eight stepchildren, 30 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren in a lifetime of watching kids... more »»

Ethics complaint against Coram dismissed

May 11, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A complaint filed with the West Virginia Ethics Commission against City Councilwoman Kim Coram by Mayor Bob Newell has been dismissed. more »»

Baby farm animals delight local families

May 11, 2015 VINCENT — A baby lamb gave a bleating cry Sunday as she played in the grass on a warm Mother’s Day afternoon, while baby ducks and weeks-old kittens played in the shade at Sweetapple Farm at the... more »»

PHS Key Club battles hunger

May 11, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Key Club at Parkersburg High School helped package 10,000 meals for Stop Hunger Now. more »»

Waterford High School secretary to retire

May 11, 2015 WATERFORD — Waterford High School will bid adieu at the end of this school year to one who has been a member of the family for a cumulative four decades. more »»

Mt. Zion Baptist Church offers deep roots, deeper faith

May 11, 2015 MINERAL WELLS — Five years before Parkersburg was chartered by the Virginia General Assembly in 1820 and 48 years before West Virginia became a state in 1863, Mt. more »»

Washington County gets a 'C' in air quality

May 11, 2015 MARIETTA — Suddenly hot weather and sunny skies sparked an ozone warning for central Ohio and down into southeast Ohio on Friday. more »»

Mothers said kids need time, life lessons

May 10, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Three mothers agreed one of the most important pieces of advice they could share with younger moms today is to make sure you spend quality time every day with your children and instill... more »»



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