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Slots open on trails council

July 25, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Commission nominated members to the Alternative Transportation Council, but vacancies still exist. more »»

Wood County BOE slated to meet Tuesday

July 25, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Board of Education will meet Tuesday in regular session. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. at the district’s 13th and Plum streets offices in Parkersburg. more »»

Gary gets life in prison for child rape

July 25, 2015 MARIETTA — Child rapist Dakota Gary was sentenced to life in prison Friday in Washington County Common Pleas Court, with the prosecutor in the case saying even after the sentence that Gary “still... more »»

$8k damage caused in 12th Ave. blaze

July 25, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A Thursday evening fire at 4418 12th Ave. caused approximately $8,000 in damage, officials said. The fire was called in at 8:26 p.m., said Capt. M.. more »»

Lighthouse preparing to celebrate 30 years

July 25, 2015 VINCENT — The Lighthouse Baptist Church is preparing to celebrate 30 years Sunday of being the beacon of God’s word to local residents. more »»

Council to vote on UpTowner aid

July 24, 2015 PARKERSBURG — After delays resulting from the search for a franchise and required redesigns, it’s hoped that work to convert the long-vacant UpTowner Inn into an extended-stay facility will begin... more »»

Wood Schools to seek bond

July 24, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Wood County Schools will put a facilities bond issue on the November 2016 ballot. more »»

Flowers trial scheduled

July 24, 2015 Trial was scheduled this morning for a former finance director of Parkersburg who was accused of two felony counts of child endangerment. more »»

Maloney critical of panel's decision

July 24, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A businessman who filed a complaint against West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Robin Davis was critical of the review panel’s decision in her favor. more »»

Fire claims several Harpers Ferry businesses

July 24, 2015 HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. — Fire companies from West Virginia, Maryland and Virginia battled an early Thursday morning blaze that claimed four buildings in Lower Town Harpers Ferr. more »»

Vienna passes ordinance to cover outdoor fireplaces

July 24, 2015 VIENNA — An amendment to the ordinance regulating the use of outdoor fireplaces passed its second and final reading Thursday during the Vienna City Council meeting. more »»

Officials discuss burn building

July 24, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Wood County building commissioners said they were asked to serve as a conduit for financing of the new Burn Building in Parkersburg. more »»

No injuries in Lakeview Drive fire

July 24, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Multiple people escaped a house fire without injury Thursday afternoon. more »»

Batman promotes reading

July 24, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Dark Knight made an appearance Thursday at the Parkersburg and Wood County Public Library, encouraging children to read and make good decisions. more »»

Former business owner headed to prison for theft

July 24, 2015 MARIETTA — Eighty-nine-year-old Fern Frank attended the sentencing of former Wayne’s Computer World owner Wayne Hunter Thursday to ensure he would see the face of one of his victims, but Frank was... more »»

Circuit court hears two grand jury arraignments

July 24, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Two people who were indicted by the special grand jury on July 13 were arraigned Thursday in Wood County Circuit Court before Judge J.D. Beane. more »»

Students study archaeology

July 24, 2015 MARIETTA — Thursday wrapped up several days of digging, sifting and processing archaeological finds from Marietta’s own soil, only this dig was achieved through the work of middle-schoolers. more »»

Blues Bash opens today in Pomeroy

July 24, 2015 POMEROY, Ohio — This small Ohio River town in Meigs County is welcoming fans for the 15th annual Big Bend Blues Bash today and Saturday. more »»

Volunteers drive recycling

July 24, 2015 MARIETTA — From newspapers to aluminum cans the Marietta Area Recycling Center collects recyclable waste from Washington County residents and the surrounding area all through the support of local... more »»

Police seek man on drug charge

July 24, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Parkersburg Police detectives are looking for a man wanted for delivery of a controlled substance, a felony. more »»



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