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Devola teens take part in junior firefighter program

January 23, 2015 MARIETTA — Not many high school students can say they have watched a plane be purposely set on fire and then extinguished for a firefighter training session, but Marietta High School senior Jennifer... more »»

New Matamoras gets first check

January 23, 2015 NEW MATAMORAS — The Village of New Matamoras saw its 2015 general fund nearly quadruple Wednesday night as officials accepted a check for over $300,000 from Marietta-based MNW Energy LLC at the... more »»

Man arrested on meth lab charge

January 23, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A Parkersburg man was arrested for allegedly making methamphetamine in a vehicle, an official said. Joshua M. more »»

Capito to chair subcommittee

January 23, 2015 WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., was named chairman of the Clean Air and Nuclear Safety Subcommittee of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. more »»

Police arrest seven in Lynn Street raid

January 22, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Seven people were arrested on drug charges at a Lynn Street residence on Wednesday. The arrests at 925 Lynn St. more »»

W.Va. unveils travel guide

January 22, 2015 WILLIAMSTOWN — West Virginia’s tourism commissioner revealed the cover of the 2015 Official State Travel Guide Wednesday at the welcome center off Interstate 77 in Williamstown. more »»

$175 K sets up law enforcement fund

January 22, 2015 Parkersburg Police Chief Joe Martin, Mayor Robert . more »»

W.Va. fails to make the grade on tobacco; MOV fares well on air

January 22, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Although the state of West Virginia got failing grades on tobacco control from the American Lung Association, the Mid-Ohio Valley has received good marks on indoor air quality. more »»

W.Va. tourism sees no boost in 2016 budget

January 22, 2015 WILLIAMSTOWN — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin’s proposed 2016 budget keeps state tourism funding at the 2015 leve. more »»

Schools short on drivers

January 22, 2015 MARIETTA — When it comes to school bus drivers, it is not a new problem that districts struggle to find enough staff to cover the routes. more »»

Extension plans free gardening workshops

January 22, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Gardeners, from beginners to experts, may learn something at an upcoming series of free workshops offered through West Virginia University Extension Service and Wood County Master... more »»

Marietta discusses water rates

January 22, 2015 MARIETTA — City Council discussed city water rates for the current year as well as its overarching goals for the coming year during committee meetings Tuesday afternoo. more »»

Bill would make photoing corpses illegal

January 22, 2015 CHARLESTON — A proposed bill would make it a misdemeanor to photograph a corpse except for “legitimate purposes. more »»

Marietta streets committee hears pedestrian safety report

January 22, 2015 MARIETTA — City Council heard more impassioned pleas to take a proactive approach to local pedestrian safety during Wednesday afternoon’s streets committee meeting. more »»

Competition focuses on energy consumption

January 22, 2015 ATHENS — A ceremony to kick off participation in the Georgetown University Energy Prize Competition was held Tuesday by UpGrade Athens County. more »»

Rager sentenced in robbery

January 22, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A sentence of five to 18 years was handed down in Wood County Circuit Court Wednesday. more »»

Trafficking earns Pasco community control

January 22, 2015 MARIETTA — A Marietta man, already serving time for burglary, was sentenced to three years of community control for trafficking in heroin by Washington County Common Pleas Court Judge Randall... more »»

Huffing may lead to fine, prison term for area man

January 22, 2015 MARIETTA — A Williamstown man faces a maximum year in prison and a $2,500 fine after he pleaded guilty in Washington County Common Pleas Court to a fifth-degree felony charge of abusing harmful... more »»

Russell pleads guilty to felony drug charge

January 22, 2015 MARIETTA — Elizabeth A. more »»

School admins retiring

January 22, 2015 MARIETTA — Three Marietta City Schools administrators are planning to retire after this school year and the district is in the process to fill the position. more »»



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