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Health Department sprinklers to be repaired

September 30, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Declaring it an emergency, Wood County commissioners voted Monday to complete repairs on the Mid-Ohio Valley Health Department’s sprinkler system. more »»

WVU Mountaineer fires kids up about reading

September 30, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The West Virginia University Mountaineer got students and parents at Franklin Elementary School excited about the idea of reading together Monday evening. more »»

Officials evaluating man linked to threats

September 30, 2014 MARIETTA — The man who dropped off a threatening letter at a local law office Friday, resulting in the lockdown of all six Marietta public schools as well as the Marietta Family YMCA, is under... more »»

Pastor to speak on ISIS attrocities

September 30, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A former Iraqi who is a Presbyterian pastor will speak on Saturday at the First Presbyterian Church on Juliana Street about the genocide against Christians and other minorities by ISIS.. more »»

Mugrage sentenced for drug trafficking

September 30, 2014 MARIETTA — A Marietta man was sentenced in Washington County Common Pleas Court Monday to a month in jail and three years of community control for trafficking in drugs. Danny E. more »»

Spencer, Vienna given federal funds

September 30, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The cities of Spencer and Vienna have received funds through the Department of Justice Community Oriented Policing Services Hiring Program. more »»

Fair Wraps Up

September 29, 2014 BARLOW — As Ohio’s oldest independent fair wrapped up Sunday, Maria Nutter, 8, of Veto, was attached to a harness, doing front- and backflips on a bungee trampoline. more »»

Democratic candidates attend dinner

September 29, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Wood County Democrats gathered Sunday for a dinner at City Park to meet candidates and to recognize more than 100 Democratic party members who have voted in every election for the past... more »»

Moving Day raises money, awareness about disease

September 29, 2014 VIENNA — Many came together Sunday at Ohio Valley University to raise money for Parkinson’s disease research and to understand more about the conditio. more »»

Mineral Wells church focusing on healthy living

September 29, 2014 MINERAL WELLS — A church in Mineral Wells is focusing on an important issue facing area citizens: a healthy lifestyle. Beginning Oc. more »»

Belpre’s Ames House built in 1843

September 29, 2014 BELPRE — The Charles Rice Ames House has changed its shape minutely since it was built on Miller Avenue in Belpre in the 1800s. The house was built in 1843, according to owners Dave and Linda Boso. more »»

WCCC offers free GED practice test

September 29, 2014 MARIETTA — Those looking to save some money while trying to advance themselves in the workforce can look toward the Washington County Career Center, just one participating agency currently offering... more »»

First City Triathlon tests contestants’ endurance

September 29, 2014 MARIETTA — Though the First City Triathlon was the first triathlon Nan Williams competed in with a kayak race, she held her own to grab first place for women’s single. more »»

Woman dies in U.S. 50 accident

September 28, 2014 VOLCANO — A Wood County woman died and three Ritchie County men were injured in a two-vehicle accident late Saturday afternoon on U.S. 50 near Mountwood Park. more »»

Volcano Days a success

September 28, 2014 VOLCANO — For three days each fall, the oil boom days of Volcano are brought back to life by a festival in Mountwood Park. more »»

Walk brings suicide to light

September 28, 2014 PARKERSBURG — In an effort to prevent suicide and raise awareness of services to help, the annual Out of the Darkness suicide prevention walk was held Saturday at City Park in Parkersburg. Dr. more »»

Enthusiasts join tennis tourney

September 28, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A range of tennis enthusiasts and players are participating this weekend in the ninth annual Mayor’s Tennis Tournament at City Park, working to raise money for upkeep and improvements... more »»

New director on board at Henderson Hall

September 28, 2014 WILLIAMSTOWN — Randy Modesitt, the new director at Henderson Hall Plantation, said he is looking forward to the challenges and hopes to work in a collaborative partnership with the mission of... more »»

Deer less of a nuisance in Parkersburg

September 28, 2014 PARKERSBURG — There’s no definitive answer why, but deer have been less of a problem lately for residents of Parkersburg’s north end. more »»

Adena Mound built 1,500 to 2,100 years ago

September 28, 2014 MARIETTA — Mound Cemetery in the heart of Marietta is steeped in history, from the founding of the river city to the ancient Adena tribe that built the sacred burial mound. more »»



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