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Mayoral candidates speak

June 16, 2015 PARKERSBURG — How to move Parkersburg forward was the focus of a mayoral forum held Monday evening in Parkersburg. more »»

Council slates Thursday meet to pick mayor

June 16, 2015 PARKERSBURG - The president of City Council has called a special meeting for 6 p.m. Thursday to select a new mayor. more »»

City-only voting backed Miller

June 16, 2015 PARKERSBURG — If only votes from Wood County Democratic Executive Committee members who live in the city of Parkersburg had been counted, the slate of nominees for mayor would have changed by one. more »»

Wood County GOP to review chairman’s conduct

June 16, 2015 PARKERSBURG —The Wood County Republican Executive Committee is meeting this week over the actions of Chairman Rob Cornelius, officials said Monday. more »»

No injuries in fire at Eramet building

June 16, 2015 MARIETTA —A blaze in the crusher system in a furnace building at Eramet resulted in a response from several fire departments Monday afternoon and initiated an internal investigation into the cause. more »»

DRC getting new home

June 16, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Wood County commissioners announced Monday they have finalized the deal to purchase a new home for the Mid-Ohio Valley Community Corrections Day Report Center. more »»

Marietta in Bloom

June 16, 2015 MARIETTA — From the curb appeal to historic preservation, the city of Marietta was under the magnifying glass Monday for the first day of the America in Bloom judging. more »»

Rainy weather could ease drought

June 16, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Rainy weather this week across the Mid-Ohio Valley will help ease the unusually dry conditions, experts said. more »»

Using their WITS

June 16, 2015 MARIETTA — Young girls from seventh to ninth grades sat down behind protective glass, turned on an air-compressor tool and began to clean off fossilized dinosaur bones during the Women in the... more »»

American Legion retires worn flags

June 15, 2015 PARKERSBURG — It is the only time when burning an American flag is treated as a solemn occasion with reverence and respect. more »»

Free Fishing Day lures in anglers

June 15, 2015 VOLCANO — People were at Mountwood Park on Sunday, taking advantage of the open fishing time during the annual Free Fishing Weekend held Saturday and Sunday throughout West Virginia. more »»

Flag Day Parade weathers storm in Reno

June 15, 2015 RENO — Peals of thunder and a downpour of heavy rain didn’t put a damper on the festivities surrounding Reno’s 21st annual Flag Day Parade on Sunday afternoon. more »»

'A Midsummer Night’s Dream,' Fairytale Picnic coming to Marietta

June 15, 2015 MARIETTA — It might seem like a dream but it is indeed real: William Shakespeare is returning to Marietta this summer. more »»

President Kasich? Residents weigh in

June 15, 2015 MARIETTA — Ohio may send yet another presidential candidate into the running in the coming months as speculation continues to surround Ohio Gov. more »»

Parkersburg woman hurt in accident on Fifth Street

June 15, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A Parkersburg woman was injured in a single-vehicle accident Sunday morning on the Fifth Street Bridge. more »»

Waterline issue impacts service in Vienna, Boaz

June 15, 2015 VIENNA — An undetermined number of customers in northern Vienna up through Boaz were without water service for hours Sunday due to a waterline brea. more »»

Mayoral hopefuls address issues

June 14, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Parkersburg City Council soon will choose one of three people nominated by the Wood County Democratic Executive Committee to be the next mayor of Parkersburg. more »»

Borg Warner exhibit dedicated at museum

June 14, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Despite on and off rain showers, an exhibit dedicated to the history of Borg Warner Chemicals in the Mid-Ohio Valley was opened with an outdoor ceremony Saturday at the Oil and Gas... more »»

Four longtime principals retiring from Wood Schools

June 14, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Four longtime administrators are retiring from Wood County Schools, taking more than 150 years of combined experience with them. more »»

A new name, the same focus

June 14, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A Parkersburg foundation has changed its name and look, but not its mission to support programs benefiting the health and well-being of the regio. more »»



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