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Pleas, continuances heard in circuit court

August 20, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Three pleas and three continuances were heard in Wood County Circuit Court Tuesday. * Mitchell Lee Polan, 26, 634 Liberty St. more »»

Man arrested on marijuana charges

August 20, 2014 VIENNA — The Vienna Police Department and the West Virginia State Police Monday arrested a Parkersburg man in an ongoing investigation into marijuana distribution in Wood County. more »»

Wood County officials view Tavenner house

August 20, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Wood County commissioners Monday toured the historic Phelps/Tavenner home. more »»

WSCC enrollment on the rise

August 20, 2014 MARIETTA — Things are looking up as Washington State Community College Board of Trustees heard from administration at its monthly meeting Monday that the shortfall in fall enrollment has dropped int... more »»

Wolf Creek BOE serves welcome back breakfast

August 20, 2014 WATERFORD — The aroma of fresh-cooked eggs and sausage wafted through the main hallway at Waterford Elementary School Monday morning as members of the Wolf Creek Local Board of Education served up... more »»

Marietta committee discusses intersections

August 20, 2014 MARIETTA — Entering Putnam Street from the Seventh Street intersection in Marietta is much smoother after a section of the brick pavers on Putnam was replaced with a stamped-brick concrete surface... more »»

New teachers complete three-day orientation process

August 20, 2014 MARIETTA — Orientation for 18 new teachers in the Marietta City School District was completed last week and Ruth Kunze, director of curriculum and technology for the district, gave a report on how i... more »»

Making an Impression

August 19, 2014 PARKERSBURG — From red carpets to animals to balloons to clowns, Wood County teachers and administrators focused on the “wow factor” for the first day of school Monda. more »»

Video: Items fall from Memorial Bridge

August 19, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources is looking into what can be seen falling or being dropped from the Memorial Bridge in a video posted on Facebook. more »»

MOVTA talks fare increase at forum

August 19, 2014 VIENNA — The Mid-Ohio Valley Transit Authority is looking at its first fare increase since 1986 to be able to plan for the future, replace equipment and expand services. more »»

What’s Next West Virginia seeks public input

August 19, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Wood County commissioners learned about a new statewide initiative Monday. more »»

Pace gets life sentence

August 19, 2014 McCONNELSVILLE, Ohio — As he neared the official decree of his lifetime sentence in Morgan County Common Pleas Court Monday, Thomas Matthew Pace sought out the mother of the man he is convicted of... more »»

Volunteers sought to help with Vietnam memorial

August 19, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Volunteers will be needed to help those who visit to pay their respects when the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall arrives in Parkersburg later this month, an organizer said. more »»

Rotary updated on kids club

August 19, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The Boys and Girls Club of Parkersburg is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year and members of the Parkersburg Rotary Club learned about new programs underway at the club and thos... more »»

Bids opened for signs at park

August 19, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Commission opened two bids for signs marking a new handicapped-accessible trail at Fort Boreman Historic Park. more »»

Explore history at Independence Hall

August 19, 2014 WHEELING — Visitors can take a step back in time at the birthplace of West Virginia at Independence Hall. more »»

Area man taken to hospital after crash

August 19, 2014 MARIETTA — A Marietta man was transported to Marietta Memorial Hospital Saturday morning after his pickup truck tumbled over a 30-foot embankment. David L. Lamp, 29, of 709 Devola St. more »»

Nine win prizes at festival talent show

August 19, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Nine contestants won cash and trophies at TheNewsCenter–Parkersburg Homecoming Talent Show on Saturday. more »»

Ready, Set, Go!

August 18, 2014 PARKERSBURG — It was all downhill Sunday for the racers in the annual Soapbox Derby at the Parkersburg Homecoming Festival. more »»

Homecoming comes to a close

August 18, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The classic rock band The Guess Who closed out the 2014 Parkersburg Homecoming Festival on Sunday night to a crowd of enthusiastic fans. more »»



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