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Troop 16 has cleaned up at Homecoming for 32 years

August 16, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Cleaning up after thousands of people downtown for Homecoming is a dirty job, but for 32 years, the members, leaders and parents of Boy Scout Troop 16 have been the ones to do it. more »»

Jackson Hill Park lease nixed

August 16, 2014 MARIETTA — Police patrols will likely increase at Jackson Hill Park after city council didn’t renew a lease with a caretaker who lives at the park. more »»

Belpre man sentenced to 10 years in prison

August 16, 2014 MARIETTA — A Belpre man who pleaded guilty to Belpre burglaries was sentenced to 10 years in prison Friday morning after hearing from two of his victims. Corey Bock, 26, of 106 Colonial Square Apt. more »»

Bond set for robbery suspect

August 16, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Bond was set in Wood County Circuit Court Friday for a woman who was allegedly involved in a robbery in Parkersburg. more »»

'Honor Wall' celebrates veterans

August 16, 2014 MARIETTA — Photos of soldiers in combat gear, framed orders to go to war, icons of each U.S. military branch and many other patriotic bits line two halls of Harmar Hill’s Marietta Cente. more »»

Enrollment increases at Washington County Career Center

August 16, 2014 MARIETTA — The Washington County Career Center is once again seeing an increase in students this school year, board members said at their regular meeting Thursday evening. more »»

Students attend rowing camp

August 16, 2014 MARIETTA — Forget the laid-back, late summer canoe trip. more »»

17 singers, 2 dance acts to compete in talent show

August 16, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Rookies, nationally touring acts and veteran local musicians will be on the Suddenlink Stage at the Parkersburg Homecoming Festival at 2 p.m. today. more »»

86th Firemen’s Association convention concludes in Vienna

August 16, 2014 VIENNA — Members of the West Virginia State Fireman’s Association had its 86th annual convention in Vienna that concludes today at the Grand Pointe Conference Center. more »»

Parkersburg Homecoming kicks off today

August 15, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Planning for the 2014 Parkersburg Homecoming Festival started just weeks after the 2013 edition ended. Today, all the work starts to pay off. more »»

Three arrested after suspected meth lab fire

August 15, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Three people were arrested Thursday after evidence of a meth lab was found after a fire burned out a shed at a Parkersburg residence, officials said. more »»

Easy Rider fares may rise

August 15, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The Mid-Ohio Valley Transit Authority is considering the first fare increase in nearly 30 years. more »»

Police learn identity of human trafficking suspect

August 15, 2014 MARIETTA — Police have discovered the identity of a man accused of setting up shop at a local hotel and forcing women to commit acts of prostitution. more »»

Senatorial debate scheduled

August 15, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The two major candidates for the U.S. more »»

Court rules against gun range club

August 15, 2014 PARKERSBURG — U.S. District Court Judge Joseph Robert Goodwin has denied a request from the Sundowner Gun Club for a preliminary injunction against Wood County officials. more »»

Vienna City Council approves zoning changes

August 15, 2014 VIENNA — Vienna City Council voted unanimously Thursday evening to approve the second and final reading of an ordinance creating zoning changes within the cit. more »»

Alexander on country music scene

August 15, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Country music singer/songwriter Dean Alexander, a Parkersburg native, has the material to write songs. He has faced enough tragedies and troubles in his life to fill several CDs. more »»

Hogs receive attention at Waterford Fair

August 15, 2014 WATERFORD — Amid laughter, small talk and parents giving directions were the loud squeals and quiet chuffing of pigs during Thursday morning’s festivities at the Waterford Fair. more »»

Marietta to play Warren in United Way benefit

August 15, 2014 MARIETTA — The Marietta High Tigers will once again face off with Warren High’s Warriors Sept. 5 in the third annual United Way of Washington County Bowl Game Campaign Kickoff at Warren High School. more »»

Survey seeks to enhance state's food hub potential

August 15, 2014 MARTINSBURG — As a way to support the growing local food movement, the New Appalachian Farm and Research Center is conducting a supplier survey to assess West Virginia’s ability to maximize the use... more »»



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