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Pleas heard in Wood County Circuit Court

July 10, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Two hearings took place in Wood County Circuit Court Wednesday. * Michele S. Salyers, 47, P.O. Box 4, Macfarlan, W.V. more »»

Winds disrupt power in the MOV

July 9, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A storm reminiscent of the derecho that caused widespread destruction two years ago struck Tuesday afternoon, resulting in power outages and damaged buildings around the area. more »»

20th Street fire reported

July 9, 2014 The Parkersburg Fire Department Wednesday afternoon responded to a fire at 1411 20th St. where no one was home, officials said. Investigators said the cause doesn't appear suspicious. more »»

One dead, one hurt during storm

July 9, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A Worthington Elementary School kindergarten teacher died during the storm on Tuesday, and a 15-year-old girl was injured in City Park by a tree limb that fell on her, officials said. more »»

County buildings reopened

July 9, 2014 The Wood County Courthouse and the Judge Black annex have been reopened. Power has been restored to the two structures, officials said. more »»

Residents survey storm aftermath

July 9, 2014 PARKERSBURG — In the hours after an intense storm ripped through the area, some local residents got out to survey the damage left in the storm’s wake. more »»

Pay raises not requested by all Wood County officials

July 9, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Three Wood County officials did not ask for the legislative-approved 12 percent pay rais. more »»

Council passes tax incentive proposals

July 9, 2014 PARKERSBURG — City Council approved the first readings Tuesday of a pair of ordinances creating tax incentives for people to rehabilitate vacant housing. more »»

Wood BOE discusses homeless students

July 9, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Wood County Schools’ homeless student population decreased during the 2013-14 school year, but officials say they are unsure why. more »»

Local men set auction

July 9, 2014 BOAZ — A Shelby Cobra and a one-of-a-kind limousine are among the numerous cars from two local men that will be auctioned Saturda. more »»

New liquor licenses going into effect

July 9, 2014 MARIETTA — Patrons of The Original Pizza Place in Marietta can now have a cold brew with their meal as the restaurant has received the first of 15 new liquor licenses that became available through... more »»

Riverfront Roar kicks off Friday

July 9, 2014 MARIETTA — Organizers say everything is coming together for this weekend’s 14th annual Marietta Riverfront Roar powerboat races that kick off Friday along the Ohio River in downtown Marietta. more »»

Dog licenses being sold in Wood County

July 9, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Dog tags are on sale now, with the grace period ending in September. Dogs six months or older are required to have a license and are required to wear the ta. more »»

Organizers advise caution on River Trail

July 9, 2014 MARIETTA — As the number of users grow on the Marietta River Trail, the chances increase for accidents between bicyclists and pedestrians. more »»

Downtown PKB plans outreach event

July 9, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Downtown PKB will be conducting a Business Outreach Day on Thursday. more »»

The Castle immerses kids in history

July 9, 2014 MARIETTA — Children got the chance to dive into Marietta history as The Castle kicked off its annual history camp, a week packed with crafts, history lessons and games. more »»

Movie in the Park Series planned

July 9, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Community Resources Inc. is sponsoring a Movie in the Park Series this summer. The first movie will be “Frozen” and it will be featured Friday at the Parkersburg City Park bandshell. more »»

Bloom judges arrive

July 8, 2014 BELPRE — A pair of judges from the America in Bloom national awards program are in the process of visiting various sites throughout Belpre as part of the judging of the Belpre in Bloom program. more »»

Storm causes Parkersburg power outage

July 8, 2014 A major storm caused high winds and a power outage in downtown Parkersburg Tuesday afternoon. Check and Wednesday's edition of the Parkersburg News and Sentinel for details. more »»

Deputies search for robbery suspect

July 8, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Deputies are still searching for the suspect who robbed the Marathon gas station at 116 Point Drive on Saturday. more »»



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