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Railroad excursions a perfect outing

August 27, 2015 DURBIN — Railroad excursions in West Virginia traverse the most picturesque land this side of Heaven. more »»

Brandjes returned, arraigned

August 26, 2015 PARKERSBURG — James Robert Brandjes, facing a murder charge, returned to Parkersburg in the custody of Parkersburg Police on Tuesday. more »»

Jiles: Purchasing cards may be reissued

August 26, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The city could reissue purchasing cards later next month after policies are revised to address areas of noncompliance noted in a state review, Finance Director Eric Jiles told members... more »»

Missing man found from Jackson County

August 26, 2015 PARKERSBURG – A man missing for two months from Jackson County was found in a truck that went over a hill off West Virginia 2 in Pleasants County, authorities sai. more »»

Coram denies Wilcox accusations

August 26, 2015 PARKERSBURG — City Councilwoman Kim Coram denies she and three other council members violated state open meetings law in a response to a complaint filed by Councilwoman Nancy Wilco. more »»

Wood BOE approves Fairplains pilot program

August 26, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Fairplains Elementary School will be one of five West Virginia schools to pilot a new program designed to identify and help students suffering from trauma. more »»

Commission tours proposed development

August 26, 2015 BOAZ — Wood County commissioners and the mayor of Williamstown Tuesday toured a planned multi-million-dollar commercial and residential development under construction near Williamstow. more »»

Night bus service to stay active

August 26, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Easy Rider evening bus routes are not shutting down, officials said. more »»

House fire deemed suspicious

August 26, 2015 PARKERSBURG — An early morning house fire in south Parkersburg has been deemed suspicious by investigators, officials said Tuesday. more »»

Survivor of Big Bottom Massacre remembered

August 26, 2015 BELPRE — A surviving captive of the 1791 Big Bottom Massacre will soon be immortalized thanks to the efforts of a former Belpre resident and in cooperation with the Belpre Historical Society. more »»

Write-in candidate deadline passes

August 26, 2015 MARIETTA — The deadline to file as a write-in candidate for the Nov. 3 election passed Monday afternoon and resulted in contested races for two school boards, in addition to a few other new names. more »»

Marietta Council hears monument update

August 26, 2015 MARIETTA — Community Development Director Andy Coleman informed Marietta City Council members Tuesday that an opportunity to stabilize the Start Westward Monument is available if council acts quickl... more »»

Students work in Oak Grove Cemetery

August 26, 2015 MARIETTA — Sixty Marietta College students in the Marietta Cemeteries Coming Alive service program worked Thursday and Saturday to rebuild a brick retaining wall on a hill in Oak Grove Cemetery in... more »»

Tobacco use prevalent among high school males

August 26, 2015 MARIETTA — With more than a quarter of high school boys saying they use tobacco products in a survey done by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, researchers from Ohio State University ar... more »»

Smith arrested for butane honey oil, marijuana

August 26, 2015 ATHENS, Ohio — An Athens County man was arrested for allegedly growing marijuana and creating butane honey oil on Friday, officials said. Kevin B. more »»

Second Street planters moved

August 25, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Thirty-seven large planters installed on Second Street last year to provide segregated bicycle lanes have been moved against the curbs. more »»

County gives to Lubeck project

August 25, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A self-help water main extension project will receive $1,000 from the Wood County Commission. more »»

WVU Mountaineer greets students

August 25, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The West Virginia University Mountaineer was on hand to meet students and parents at Franklin Elementary School during the school’s opening Title I meeting Monday evening. more »»

WVU-P ceremony welcomes newest students

August 25, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Hundreds of new students gathered Monday for the annual convocation ceremony at the West Virginia University at Parkersbur. more »»

$544K highway safety grant sought

August 25, 2015 PARKERSBURG — An application for a $544,000 grant to continue funding for the Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Highway Safety Program received the support of the Wood County Commission on Monday. more »»



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