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Ritchie jury indicts Asbury

January 29, 2015 HARRISVILLE — Former Wood County Deputy Sheriff Jim Ray Asbury was indicted Monday by a Ritchie County grand jury. more »»

Former WVU-P employee pleads guilty to fraud

January 29, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A former employee at West Virginia University at Parkersburg pleaded guilty to two felony counts in Wood County Circuit Court on Monday, an official sai. more »»

Gun sighting prompts lockdown

January 29, 2015 RAVENSWOOD — Three schools were placed on lockdown for about an hour-and-a-half Wednesday after a man was spotted with a gu. more »»

Police investigating possible school threat

January 29, 2015 ELLENBORO — Students alerted the Ritchie County Schools superintendent to what some believed was a threat posted on social media. more »»

Dems push tourism funding bill

January 29, 2015 CHARLESTON — Legislators are pushing for more funding for the state’s tourism industry. more »»

Sales tax for road repairs proposed

January 29, 2015 CHARLESTON — Legislators are considering a bill which would allow counties to implement a 1 percent sales tax with funds going to repair roads. Se. more »»

Local food program helps 300 kids

January 29, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The local Child Care Food Program, which serves 10 counties, provides reimbursement for nutritious meals served to 300 children in day care. more »»

Wood Schools chosen for Project Aware

January 29, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Wood County Schools was selected as one of three school systems in West Virginia to help create the framework for a mental health awareness program. more »»

Parkersburg and Wood County Library votes to OK bid

January 29, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A bid was approved Wednesday for the construction of the south Parkersburg library. more »»

West Liberty president facing ethics complaint

January 29, 2015 WHEELING — The West Virginia Ethics Commission has charged West Liberty University President Robin Capehart with using university resources to promote his film company’s 2011 movie “Doughboy. more »»

Beverly man sentenced for selling pain meds

January 29, 2015 MARIETTA — Sharing his pain pills with an undercover law enforcement officer landed a Beverly man in prison, according to his sentencing hearing in Washington County Common Pleas Court Wednesday. more »»

Newell named in ethics complaint

January 28, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A complaint filed Tuesday with the West Virginia Ethics Commission alleges an anonymously distributed set of electronic files shows Mayor Bob Newell had an affair with the city finance... more »»

Volunteers count homeless

January 28, 2015 PARKERSBURG — More then 100 volunteers went out into the community Tuesday as part of the MOVtoZero campaign to end chronic and veteran homelessness. more »»

Council makes committee appointments

January 28, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Appointments were made to standing committees for members of Parkersburg City Council during Tuesday evening’s council meeting. more »»

Wood BOE OKs makeup days, talks job cuts

January 28, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Board of Education voted to turn Feb. 16, March 9 and March 16 into instructional days during its Tuesday evening meeting. more »»

Delegates discuss therapist bill

January 28, 2015 CHARLESTON — On the surface, it seems like a cut and dry issue: Psychotherapists shouldn’t have sexual contact with patients. more »»

Local election officials favor voting change

January 28, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Local election and party officials say they favor proposed state legislation that would end the straight party ticket vote option on ballots. more »»

Local officials wrap up N.D. trip

January 28, 2015 MINOT, N.D. — A delegation from West Virginia and Ohio leaves Minot today with their notebooks full of ideas and recommendations for handling anticipated growt. more »»

W.Va. House passes comparative fault bill

January 28, 2015 CHARLESTON — The West Virginia House of Delegates took on tort reform during Tuesday’s legislative session by passing a bill that establishes a comparative fault standard and implements what is know... more »»

Marietta Council passes pay raises

January 28, 2015 MARIETTA — City Council discussed and ultimately agreed on raises for the elected city officials who will take office in 2016 during a Tuesday employee relations committee meeting. more »»



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