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New law helps schools with snow days issue

December 7, 2014 MARIETTA — Regardless of whether anyone is predicting a harsh winter or a mild one, schools across Washington County, as well as in most of the state, can expect to worry a lot less about making up... more »»

Local churches join in global holiday relief effort

December 7, 2014 MARIETTA — More than 1,500 boxes of Christmas gifts from residents for children in need around the world have been shipped to the Samaritan’s Purse distribution center in North Carolina as part of... more »»

Warren High School wins six awards for progress

December 7, 2014 BARLOW — Under a statewide collaboration aimed at pushing for high achievement in schools, Warren High School took home one of six awards given to Ohio high schools for high progress. more »»

Deer hunting means big bucks for Ohio’s economy

December 7, 2014 MARIETTA — Deer hunting means big business for Ohio. more »»

Without sidewalks trekkers lack margin for error

December 7, 2014 MARIETTA — A dark muddy rut marks an oft-trodden path along the side of Hadley Lane as it juts off from Glendale Road in Marietta. more »»

Hunting for the perfect holiday tree

December 7, 2014 MARIETTA — Residents are decking their halls with live Christmas trees from local tree farms. more »»

Ohio bills are in a race

December 7, 2014 MARIETTA — With a wide variety of bills competing for legislative attention and votes before the Ohio’s legislative session comes to a close this month, not all will make it all the way to the... more »»

Schrader Youth Ballet to perform

December 7, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The Schrader Youth Ballet Company will celebrate the holiday season with “Christmas Classics,” featuring performances of two holiday classics on Saturday on the stage of the Actors... more »»

Historian describes history of Parkersburg Bridge

December 7, 2014 BELPRE—Construction on the Sixth Street Railroad Bridge, also called the Parkersburg Bridge, was finished in 1871 by the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. more »»

Suddenlink launches high-speed Internet service

December 7, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Suddenlink has launched a new high-speed Internet service with a download speed of 300 Megabits per second and an upload speed of 30 Mbps in Parkersbur. more »»

Neuman recognized for international contributions

December 7, 2014 WATERFORD — More than 40 years after forming a model as a guide to better treat patients, nursing pioneer and Watertown resident Betty Neuman is being recognized for her internationally known work. more »»

Glenville Foodland now offers Rewards

December 7, 2014 GLENVILLE — Glenville Foodland has joined Foodland Rewards program, officials said. The store and the Craigsville, W.Va. more »»

Police link robberies to suspect

December 6, 2014 PARKERSBURG — City police released a photograph Friday of a suspect wanted in connection with a pair of recent armed robberies. more »»

Williamstown wins state title

December 6, 2014 WHEELING - Williamstown High School has won the Class A West Virginia State Football Championship by a score of 33-32 over St. Marys High School. more »»

Tree lighting moves inside

December 6, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Because of rainy weather, Friday evening’s Parkersburg Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony was held in the Municipal Building. more »»

Cole: Energy staffer should be from industry

December 6, 2014 CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Senate’s newly-elevated Energy Committee likely will employ a gas and oil industry expert as its staffer rather than an attorney, officials said Friday. Se. more »»

Residents eager for state championship game

December 6, 2014 As the time arrives to send off two local teams to the Class A West Virginia State Championship in high school football, many area residents are preparing to make the trek decked in their... more »»

Five nabbed in drug bust

December 6, 2014 MARIETTA — An early Friday morning search of a Marietta residence resulted in the arrest of five people on drug possession charges, according to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office. At 12:16 a.m. more »»

Drug report leads to arrest

December 6, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A Lynn Street woman was arrested on Friday for allegedly selling drugs after community concern prompted a welfare check on her children, officials said. more »»

70-year-old man struck by minivan

December 6, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A 70-year-old man was taken to Camden Clark Medical Center after being struck by a minivan Friday evening, officials said. more »»



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