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MC surpasses fundraising goal

August 16, 2015 MARIETTA— Marietta Fund Director Brandee Norris knew reaching the $1.85 million goal for the Marietta Fund goal was important to the college. more »»

Veteran sought for position

August 16, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The American Red Cross of Northwest West Virginia is looking for a veteran of any military service to work with vulnerable and at-risk service members and their families in the... more »»

Downtown feels Homecoming impact

August 15, 2015 PARKERSBURG — There aren’t any studies to quantify the overall economic impact of the annual Parkersburg Homecoming, but local business owners and managers know the effect the weekend has— or doesn’... more »»

Homecoming Begins

August 15, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The 2015 Parkersburg Homecoming Festival kicked off Friday with opening ceremonies and a night of music at the Suddenlink Stage and the Point Park Amphitheater, bringing thousands of... more »»

MOV parents learn about drugs at Belpre meeting

August 15, 2015 BELPRE — Hundreds of people gathered in the Belpre High School gym Friday evening to learn about the drug problem in the Mid-Ohio Valley. more »»

Local GOP reps target Cornelius

August 15, 2015 PARKERSBURG – Three members of the Wood County Republican Executive Committee issued a statement Friday asking the West Virginia GOP to join them in “disavowing the reprehensible conduct” of the... more »»

Parkersburg officials not interested in marijuana decriminalization

August 15, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A representative of an organization lobbying for reform of marijuana laws in West Virginia said this week he’d like to see Parkersburg be the first city in the state to decriminalize... more »»

Waterford Fair crowd hog wild for livestock

August 15, 2015 WATERFORD — For 11-year-old Aidan Woodruff and many of his peers, the Waterford Community Fair is always an exciting part of the summer but this year, the weekend also came with a sweet victory for... more »»

Henderson Hall receives grant to help with restoration efforts

August 15, 2015 BOAZ — Henderson Hall has been awarded a $40,000 grant to help fund a window restoration and preservation project at the home, which is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places. more »»

Fire causes serious damage to apartment

August 15, 2015 PARKERSBURG — An early morning fire at a Parkersburg apartment building was still under investigation Friday evening, officials said. The fire was reported at 1:17 a.m. Friday at 514 Ninth Ave. more »»

Youth fishing derby to be held today

August 15, 2015 MARIETTA — Size, weight and obscurity will be the three judging categories at this year’s Leith Run Fishing Derby for fishermen ages 16 and under. more »»

Morrisey challenges EPA on rules again

August 15, 2015 CHARLESTON — Another petition against the imposition of new clean air rules from the Environmental Protection Agency has been filed by the attorney general of West Virginia and 14 other states. more »»

Magicians seeking recruits for local group

August 15, 2015 MARIETTA — If you are eager to wow people with card tricks, or have a never ending scarf, you’re in luck because a local magician group is looking for new members. more »»

Schools welcome kids back in style

August 14, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Thousands of students in Wood County Schools returned to classes Thursday, the first day of the 2015-16 school year. more »»

Committeemen issue statement on arbitration ruling

August 14, 2015 PARKERSBURG – Three members of the Wood County Republican Executive Committee issued a statement Friday asking the West Virginia GOP to join them in "disavowing the reprehensible conduct" of the... more »»

School works on parking concerns

August 14, 2015 VIENNA — School dismissal at Jackson Middle School went smoothly Thursday, despite recent changes forbidding parking along 15th Avenue, officials sai. more »»

Mayor: City OK without P-cards

August 14, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The move to collect all city purchasing cards while officials revamp the policies and procedures shouldn’t have a negative impact on municipal business, Mayor Jimmy Colombo said... more »»

Firefighters continue fee efforts

August 14, 2015 PARKERSBURG — More than 900 of the required 3,500 signatures have been verified on petitions being circulated by Wood County volunteer firefighters asking the county commission to impose a fire fee. more »»

Downtown PKB revitalizing vacant storefronts

August 14, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A group that is trying to revitalize downtown Parkersburg is looking to set up displays in vacant storefronts to create a use for those spaces and to get people to notice the. more »»

Vienna Council hears concerns about dog laws

August 14, 2015 VIENNA — Vienna City Council heard comments from a person about the city’s dog ordinance during its Thursday evening meeting. more »»



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