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Officials rule fire accidental

July 30, 2015 MARIETTA — A fire that broke out July 20 at a 220 Pennsylvania Ave. more »»

Committee grills CVB director

July 30, 2015 MARIETTA — The Marietta-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau presentation to Marietta City Council’s finance committee was filled with tension Tuesday afternoon as the presenters fielded... more »»

City considers renovation project

July 30, 2015 MARIETTA — City administration approached the Marietta City Council Wednesday asking for the authorization to approach the final phase of the wastewater treatment plant renovation in a new way. more »»

Man gets prison for sexual battery

July 30, 2015 MARIETTA — A Marietta man arrested in November for having sexual contact with a 7-year-old girl was sentenced to seven years in prison immediately after pleading guilty to a second-degree felony... more »»

Circuit court hears cases

July 30, 2015 PARKERSBURG — One of 11 people named in an indictment with 75 counts of drug-related offenses from the January 2015 grand jury appeared for a sentencing Wednesday in Wood County Circuit Court. more »»

No candidates for some local races

July 30, 2015 MARIETTA — The Washington County Board of Elections still has many spots to fill on the coming general elections ballot due to the lack of completed petitions for many village and township position. more »»

40-year Reno VFD veteran recognized for efforts

July 30, 2015 RENO — Since 1974, the Reno Volunteer Fire Department has been the second home to a man who’s leaving a legacy of service for those who follow. Capt. more »»

Drug Free Coalition to show 'Big Hero 6'

July 30, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Drug Free Coalition will sponsor a free family movie starting around 9:30 p.m. Friday at the Parkersburg City Park bandshell. The movie is Disney’s “Big Hero 6. more »»

Clay Center celebrates the arts

July 30, 2015 CHARLESTON — Since its opening in July 2003, the Clay Center is one of only three venues in the country to house art exhibits, science exhibits and performing arts in one facility. more »»

UpTowner gets grant

July 29, 2015 PARKERSBURG — City Council approved $200,000 in grant funds to assist the renovation of the former UpTowner Inn Tuesday. Council President J.R. more »»

Arbitration board keeps Cornelius as GOP chair

July 29, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Rob Cornelius remains chairman of the Wood County Republican Executive Committee after a unanimous vote by an arbitration board for the state party. more »»

Break-ins at PHS believed to be linked

July 29, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Two break-ins and acts of vandalism at Parkersburg High School are believed to be linked, and officials hope to have those responsible in custody soon. more »»

Two arrested in marijuana bust

July 29, 2015 NEWPORT — Deputies seized 223 marijuana plants from a Newport home on Tuesday evening. Douglas Allen Hendershot Jr., 43, and Adrienne M. Paknik, 36, both of 625 Green St. more »»

Wood BOE hears request

July 29, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Board of Education gave a preliminary green light to building an athletic annex at Jackson Middle School, but said more information on funding must be brought to the... more »»

Century Aluminum closes its Ravenswood facility

July 29, 2015 RAVENSWOOD — Century Aluminum Company announced late Monday the closure of its Ravenswood aluminum smelter. more »»

Medical school honors Brooks

July 29, 2015 MORGANTOWN — A. Paul Brooks Jr., M.D., of Vienna, a 1966 graduate of the West Virginia University School of Medicine’s medical degree program, has been named the School’s 2015 Distinguished Alumnus. more »»

FaithLink expands services to Washington County

July 29, 2015 MARIETTA — FaithLink, a program in Wood County helping residents live independently, has expanded into Washington County through a sponsorship by Comfort Keepers of the Mid Ohio Valley. more »»

Teen sentenced for giving drugs to minor

July 29, 2015 MARIETTA — A Reno man who pleaded guilty to providing an underage girl with drugs was sentenced to 90 days in jail in Washington County Common Pleas Court Tuesday afternoon. more »»

Police investigate burned car

July 29, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Parkersburg Police Department is seeking information on a stolen vehicle found burned near Waverly on Tuesday morning. more »»

Circuit court grants continuances

July 29, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Three continuances for trials were granted and a capias for failure to appear was issued in Wood County Circuit Court Tuesday. * Martin G. Collins, 57, and Martin . more »»

 
 
 

 

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