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Musician Wines prepares for homecoming

June 20, 2015 BELPRE — A member of a southern gospel quartet will celebrate a homecoming 7 p.m. Friday at the Walnut Street Church of Christ. The Watchmen Quartet includes Bill Wines J. more »»

Council OKs Colombo as mayor

June 19, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Jimmy Colombo is the mayor of Parkersburg again. more »»

Cornelius removed as GOP chairman

June 19, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Republican Party Executive Committee removed Rob Cornelius as chairman on Thursday evening. more »»

Hazmat officials respond to leak

June 19, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A minor chlorine leak at the Claywood Park Public Service District prompted a hazmat response on Thursday afternoon. No nearby homes were in danger, said Capt. more »»

Federal real estate laws prove to be expensive

June 19, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Changes in federal law relating to real estate transactions intended to provide additional protections to consumers have translated into additional expenses and an anticipated slowdown... more »»

Wood BOE to discuss band, new position

June 19, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Board of Education Tuesday will discuss a new elementary school band position and vote on changes to national board certification bonuses. The board meets at 6:30 p.m. more »»

Wreck closes I-77 multiple times

June 19, 2015 ROCKPORT — A wreck near the 158 mile marker closed Interstate 77 multiple times throughout Thursday evening. The wreck was reported to the Wood County 911 Center at 6:04 p.. more »»

Pedestrian struck by vehicle

June 19, 2015 MARIETTA — A man was struck by a vehicle Thursday evening on Ohio 821. According to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, the incident happened shortly before 9:30 p.m. more »»

Driver in fatal wreck pleads guilty

June 19, 2015 MARIETTA — A Marietta teenager who was behind the wheel when his car rolled over an embankment in September and killed one of the passengers inside pleaded guilty to vehicular assault Wednesday... more »»

Grant application for bowling tourney approved

June 19, 2015 PARKERSBURG —Wood County commissioners on Thursday approved a $3,000 Innovative Grant Program application for the Mountaineer Classic Bowling Tournament. The tourney, scheduled for Oct. 31-No. more »»

River Sweep event set for Saturday

June 19, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The annual River Sweep is scheduled for this Saturday. All volunteers will arrive and register at Point Park where they will be given T-shirts, gloves, trash bags and pick sticks. more »»

Emission concerns may be moot point

June 19, 2015 MARIETTA — With two plants closed and another preparing to switch to natural gas, concern about sulfur dioxide emissions in Washington County may soon be a moot point. more »»


June 19, 2015 PARKERSBURG — About 55 incoming first-graders learned about safety and responsibility this week at the annual Parkersburg SafetyTown. more »»

Kids learn rules in miniature city

June 19, 2015 MARIETTA — Evacuating a bus, stopping at stop signs and buckling seat belts are among the many rules children attending the 37th annual Samuel R. more »»

Two motions granted in Wood County court

June 19, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Two pre trial motions were granted in the case of Aaron Alan Myers in Wood County Circuit Court Thursday. more »»

Defense bill splits Capito, Manchin votes

June 19, 2015 PARKERSBURG — West Virginia’s two U.S. senators voted the opposite sides Thursday on the Defense Authorization Act. Sen. Joe Manchin, the Democrat, was against and Sen. more »»

Council hopes to pick mayor today

June 18, 2015 PARKERSBURG — While multiple City Council members are optimistic a new mayor will be chosen today, at least one thinks the process will continue into next week. “I’ll be surprised if we do .. more »»

Colombo selected as mayor

June 18, 2015 PARKERSBURG – Parkersburg City Council has selected Jimmy Colombo as mayor. more »»

Meeting regarding Cornelius to proceed

June 18, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The chairman of the Wood County Republican Party has warned members of the executive committee any action against him in an improperly organized meeting could land them in court. more »»

Parkersburg Post Office to move to Rayon Drive

June 18, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Parkersburg Post Office next month will move from its downtown location. more »»



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