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Business & Industry Council meets

October 9, 2015 VIENNA — Legislative leaders came to town Thursday to talk business. more »»

WVU-Parkersburg holds moment of silence

October 9, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Students, faculty and staff at West Virginia University at Parkersburg Thursday afternoon to honor and remembered those who lost their lives in a mass murder a week prior more than... more »»

Fifth-graders tour dairy farm

October 9, 2015 MARIETTA — From touching a cow’s liver and heart with their bare hands to learning how milk travels from a cow to their grocery store, fifth grade students from across the county will head home this... more »»

Planners consider zoning changes

October 9, 2015 MARIETTA — Discussion by city officials about zoning laws in recent months focused on property values, special uses within residential areas and the Fair Housing Act. more »»

Piatt sentenced in drug theft

October 9, 2015 MARIETTA — A Marietta woman who pleaded guilty to theft of a dangerous drug was sentenced Thursday to 37 days in the Washington County Jail. Kylie Piatt, 26, 615 Eighth St. more »»

Jury finds against DuPont in C8 trial

October 8, 2015 COLUMBUS — After three weeks of testimony, a federal court jury returned a verdict Wednesday against DuPont in the first of 3,500 cases charging DuPont knowingly contaminated drinking water supplies... more »»

Carlin's Battery winding up a busy year

October 8, 2015 PARKERSBURG — After a year of skirmishes, cannon fire, caroling at the cabin, parades and fireworks, Carlin’s Battery Civil War re-enactors are winding down their eighth year of service. more »»

Ruble trial begins

October 8, 2015 MARIETTA — Witnesses described a broken window, a footprint and an attempt to secure a crime scene as two emergency first-responders and a former Washington County Sheriff’s deputy took the stand... more »»

Tucker: Safe Routes participation key for grants

October 8, 2015 MARIETTA — Marietta City Schools participated in a National Walk to School Day Wednesday, something the City Engineering Department says is critical to future grant funding from the Ohio Department... more »»

Forms on Drug Free Clubs sent out

October 8, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Brochures and applications for the Drug Free Clubs of America program are going out this week to families at Parkersburg and Parkersburg South high schools. more »»

EPA expects new rule publication this month

October 8, 2015 PARKERSBURG — An EPA spokeswoman says the clean power rule West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey filed a Freedom of Information Act request about this week is expected to be published... more »»

Assistant prosecutor joins staff

October 8, 2015 MARIETTA — A new lawyer hit the ground running recently in the Washington County Prosecutor’s Office amidst efforts to bring staffing back to normal levels after the June retirement of former... more »»

Waite retiring from Marietta PD

October 8, 2015 MARIETTA — After 33 years, four different chiefs, waking up at 4:30 each morning and a handful of bar fights sprinkled in between getting to meet a few prominent people, Capt. more »»

Circuit court hears cases

October 8, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A bond modification, a plea and sentencing and a revocation arraignment were among cases heard in Wood County Circuit Court Wednesday. * Joseph Allen Lamp, 38, 1585 S. more »»

DEP awards grants to Wood, Pleasants waste programs

October 8, 2015 CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection has approved more than $177,000 in grant funding to 23 applicants for the Covered Electronic Device (CED) Recycling Program,... more »»

Leaf watchers prep for fall foliage

October 8, 2015 MARIETTA — The far-reaching foothills of the Wayne National Forest are alive with tawny oak and hickory trees this month, demanding to be admired by both native and visiting autumn enthusiasts. more »»

Workshop to highlight vegetable production

October 8, 2015 WAVERLY — The West Virginia University Extension Service will hold a high tunnel workshop from 10 a.m. to noon Friday at the Larry and Becky Gardner Farm in Waverly. more »»

Deer, bear and boar archery and crossbow seasons underway

October 8, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Archery and crossbow seasons for white-tailed deer, black bear and wild boar are underway in West Virginia. The season began Sep. more »»

State cuts to cost Wood Schools $739,000

October 7, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Wood County Schools officials say a mid-year cut in state funding will cost the school system more than $700,000. more »»

Boil water advisory in Belpre until 7 a.m. Thursday

October 7, 2015 BELPRE — A boil water advisory in Belpre will continue until 7 a.m. Thursday. more »»



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