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Crisis center gives help to local victims

October 8, 2014 PARKERSBURG — As national headlines once again draw attention to the continuing and escalating problem of domestic violence, victim advocates across the nation will observe National Domestic Violenc... more »»

Sand trucks cause concerns

October 8, 2014 VIENNA — Residents estimate 55 trucks pass daily along 60th Street at the north end of Vienna, hauling sand, speeding, and creating a dangerous environment, residents said. more »»

Police seeking fraud suspect

October 8, 2014 VIENNA — The Vienna Police Department is searching for a man believed to have illegally used a credit card to make purchases. more »»

Former delegate Worden dies

October 8, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A Wood County man who served in the West Virginia House of Delegates passed away on Saturday. Donza T. Worden Sr. more »»

City board looks at demolition criteria

October 8, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Parkersburg Development Director Rickie Yeager submitted proposed guidelines to the city’s Building Enforcement Agency on Tuesday to prioritize what structures the city should acquire... more »»

Council weighs Armory heating options, bids

October 8, 2014 MARIETTA — A new design proposal for heating and cooling the ground floor of the Armory on Front Street could save the city of Marietta thousands of dollars, but would likely push back the currently... more »»

Fitch pleads no contest in child porn case

October 8, 2014 MARIETTA — A former Marietta man who was found to be in possession of sexually-oriented images involving a minor pleaded no contest Tuesday in Washington County Common Pleas Court after accepting a... more »»

Mayle headed to prison for assaulting mother

October 8, 2014 MARIETTA — A Marietta man was sentenced Tuesday to 17 months in prison for hitting his aunt and choking his mother during a June 4 incident. Joseph B. Mayle, 30, of 705 Ninth St. more »»

Fulton pleads guilty to theft charge

October 8, 2014 MARIETTA — A Marietta man pleaded to a bill of information for a third-degree felony Tuesday in Washington County Common Pleas Court. Aaron Fulton, 27, of 205 East Montgomery St. more »»

Churches organize blood drives

October 8, 2014 MARIETTA — Local churches are organizing blood drives after the Memorial Health System ceased its independent blood donation program and blood bank two months ago. more »»

Boo at the Zoo tickets available online

October 8, 2014 WHEELING — The annual Boo at the Zoo fundraiser at the Oglebay Good Zoo will be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 17-19 and Oct. 24-26. Tickets are available online. more »»

County officials: Last year’s balance projection met

October 7, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Wood County commissioners say while finances remain tight, they are hopeful for the futur. more »»

Sixteen cities tapped for Home Rule

October 7, 2014 BRIDGEPORT — Sixteen West Virginia cities have been accepted to the state’s Home Rule Pilot Program. more »»

Parkersburg, Vienna ready home rule plans

October 7, 2014 BRIDGEPORT — It will likely be 2015 before shoppers in Parkersburg and Vienna start paying the additional 1 percent municipal sales tax the cities won the ability to assess as part of West Virginia’... more »»

Authorities pull pickup truck from Walker Creek

October 7, 2014 DAVISVILLE — When a passerby reported a pickup truck almost fully submerged in Walker Creek on Monday morning, first responders didn’t know what they would find insid. more »»

Woman who led police on chase not guilty by reason of insanity

October 7, 2014 MARIETTA — A West Virginia woman who drove into two police cars and nearly struck a deputy during an April 2 chase that started south of St. more »»

Richards set to be arraigned on Oct. 14

October 7, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The arraignment of accused child-killer Curtis Dean Richards II has been scheduled for 11 a.m. Oct. 14. more »»

Schools offer tips to avoid illnesses

October 7, 2014 MARIETTA — Runny noses and fevers might find their way into schools as colder weather approaches and students share books and toys, but experts say keeping children healthy just takes extra attentio... more »»

Airline pilot convicted of sex offense on the run

October 7, 2014 WHEELING — A commercial airline pilot from Pittsburgh who was convicted of a federal sex crime is a fugitive from justice, according to United States Attorney for the Northern Districty of West... more »»

Neale Elementary takes top slot in mall contest

October 7, 2014 VIENNA — Less than 300 points separated the winning schools in this year’s annual Earning for Learning competition held at Grand Central Mall. More than 345,000 points were registere. more »»



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