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Circuit court hears pleas, sentencings

April 9, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Two sentencings and two pleas were among cases heard in Wood County Circuit Court Wednesday. more »»

Keim leaving Marietta chamber

April 9, 2015 MARIETTA — After nearly 13 years of championing local businesses, Charlotte Keim is stepping down as president and CEO of the Marietta Area Chamber of Commerce. more »»

Powell Sentenced

April 9, 2015 MARIETTA — A Marietta man who allegedly made threats of mass murder and rape was declared not guilty by reason of insanity in Washington County Common Pleas Court Wednesday and sentenced to up to... more »»

Thompson sentenced in generator theft

April 9, 2015 MARIETTA — A Newark, Ohio, woman who rented two generators but never returned them to a Marietta business was sentenced to 90 days in jail by Washington County Common Pleas Court Judge Ed Lane... more »»

Waverly woman sentenced for vandalism

April 9, 2015 MARIETTA — After slashing containers of oils, detergent and bicycle tires at the Marietta Kmart on Pike Street last summer, a Waverly woman was sentenced to 14 days in jail and three years of... more »»

Ohio author speaks to Waterford students

April 9, 2015 WATERFORD — As part of a learning tradition at Waterford Elementary, an Ohio author came to visit students Tuesday, sharing his world of poetry, colorful illustrations and stories inspired by the... more »»

Airport authority approves $1M budget

April 8, 2015 WILLIAMSTOWN — The Wood County Airport Authority on Tuesday approved a $1.09 million budget for the coming fiscal year. more »»

Man dies after morning accident

April 8, 2015 A man injured in an accident this morning on Seventh Street has died, Parkersburg Police Chief Joe Martin said. Read the story in The News and Sentinel on Thursday. more »»

Man dies in U.S. 50 wreck

April 8, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A Virginia man is dead following an accident along U.S. 50 in Wood County. At around 11 a.m. Tuesday, a 62-year-old resident of Warrenton, Va., was traveling west along U.S. more »»

Wood BOE considering bond issue for 2016

April 8, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Board of Education is considering a plan to put a bond issue on the ballot in 2016. The school board met Tuesday evening and reviewed a possible timeline for the process. more »»

PHS grad helping NASA bring STEM kits to classroom

April 8, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Jamie Phillips Ford had TREK teachers laughing with excitement Tuesday. And it echoed through the empty second floor hallways of Jefferson Elementary Center. more »»

Canceled flights continue to frustrate

April 8, 2015 WILLIAMSTOWN — With two dozen flights canceled in March, service from Silver Airways is getting worse instead of better, Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport Manager Jeff McDougle said Tuesday. more »»

Gardening seminar nearing

April 8, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Gardeners can learn about low maintenance vegetable gardening, natural pest control measures and purchase plants at the free spring Gardening Seminar and Plant Sale at 6 p.m. more »»

MOVTA joins Stand Up for Transportation event

April 8, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Mid-Ohio Valley Transit Authority will participate in the nationwide Stand Up For Transportation event at 11 a.m. Thursday. U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va. more »»

Williamstown Tree City U.S.A. for 31st year

April 8, 2015 WILLIAMSTOWN — For 31 years running Williamstown has been named a Tree City U.S.A. more »»

64 kids working hard on ‘Aladdin’ production

April 8, 2015 PARKERSBURG — About 64 children are working hard each evening this week to learn dialogue and scenes as they prepare to put on a play Saturday at the Smoot Theatre in downtown Parkersburg. more »»

Chemical spill in Spencer not believed to be a threat

April 8, 2015 SPENCER — A shifting load inside a tractor-trailer is believed to have caused a chemical spill on Main Street in Spencer Tuesday afternoon. more »»

WVU-P radio station readies launch party

April 8, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The new college radio station for West Virginia University at Parkersburg will have an official “launch party” Thursday to allow the community to see what it is doin. more »»

Marietta man sentenced for DUI

April 8, 2015 MARIETTA — A Marietta man with past convictions for alcohol and other offenses in Ohio counties will spend the next three years and four months in prison. Edward R. Chancey, 56, of 323 Oakwood Ave. more »»

Marietta marks 227th birthday

April 8, 2015 MARIETTA — Marietta turned 227 Tuesday, and though the rain made for a wet birthday celebration, bells still rang and flags were still raised in honor of the founding of the city and the Northwest... more »»



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