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Wood BOE names teacher of the year

August 27, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Declaring the Wood County Teacher of the Year is not something which occurs every day at the Wood County Board of Education, but the announcement was one of two large presentations tha... more »»

Cracker plant project advances

August 27, 2014 PARKERSBURG — State regulators and a company are negotiating a remediation agreement for the site of a proposed ethane cracker plant in Wood County. more »»

New FBI system nearly 'fully operational'

August 27, 2014 CLARKSBURG — The FBI’s more than $1 billion Next Generation Identification system which has been in development for six years will be fully implemented next month. more »»

W.Va. Women Work seeks program aid

August 27, 2014 BRIDGEPORT — West Virginia must do more to encourage women to seek employment in non-traditional occupations, says Janis Gunel, executive director of West Virginia Women Work. more »»

McConnell attends Capito fundraiser

August 27, 2014 WHEELING — The Republican leader in the U.S. Senate was in Wheeling for a private fundraiser Monday for senatorial candidate Shelley Moore Capito. more »»

MOVTA explores Belpre bus service

August 27, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Expansion of bus service into Belpre was among topics discussed by the Mid-Ohio Valley Transit Authority during its meeting Tuesday. more »»

Police chase, arrest car theft suspect

August 27, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A stolen vehicle was involved in a police chase and arrest in the early hours of Tuesday morning, officials said. Evan B. Tingler, 26, of 907 13th St. more »»

Driver to testify in Fox trial

August 27, 2014 MARIETTA — A Marietta man who allegedly acted as driver in a pair of knife-point ATM robberies pleaded guilty Tuesday in Washington County Common Pleas Court and agreed to testify against the... more »»

Escaped juvenile turns himself in

August 27, 2014 MARIETTA — A juvenile who ran out of the Washington County Juvenile Center Friday morning turned himself back into the center Monday morning. more »»

Circuit court hears pleas, sentencing

August 27, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Two pleas and a sentencing took place in Wood County Circuit Court on Tuesday. * Amy R. Patterson, also known as Paula Johnson, 23, 1012 George St., Apt. more »»

Buses, students being delayed by traffic

August 27, 2014 MARIETTA — School buses are being impacted on Pike Street because of construction, too. more »»

County Home prepping new admin

August 27, 2014 MARIETTA — A background in health care and nursing homes catapulted Jeff Campbell, 67, of Marietta, to the top of 31 contenders for Washington County Home administrator. more »»

Marietta gazebo repairs complete

August 27, 2014 MARIETTA — With the 2014 Ohio River Sternwheel Festival quickly approaching, renovations to the gazebo on Ohio Street have been completed and the structure is once again safe for public use. more »»

Testing Sept. 12 for Marietta bow hunting permits

August 27, 2014 MARIETTA — The annual deer harvest begins next month and participants who to acquire a deer must pass a qualification test for a permit. The single qualification session will be held 5-7 p.m. Sept. more »»

Authorities seek missing teenager

August 27, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Authorities in Kanawha County are looking a missing 16-year-old girl who may have been the victim of a crime and may have been in Wood or Athens counties, according to the Kanawha... more »»

Man dies in lawn mowing accident

August 27, 2014 MARIETTA — A Marietta Township man died Monday night as a result of injuries sustained in a lawn mowing accident. Ralph “Ed” McBride, 71, of 130 Mt. more »»

Local students attend Dancerpalooza classes

August 27, 2014 VIENNA — Lexi Wynn and Trista Stanley, dancers at Gel’s Dance Centres in Marietta and Vienna, attended Dancerpalooza in Long Beach, Calif., July 23-27, on scholarships. more »»

Vietnam memorial arrives today

August 26, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The arrival of the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall today will be an event itself. The three-fifths scale model of the memorial in Washington, D.C. more »»

Juvenile Lifeline

August 26, 2014 CLARKSBURG — Officials with the West Virginia Division of Juvenile Justice are asking the West Virginia Legislature to look at expanding and improving the state’s youth reporting center. more »»

DOC sees drop in inmate population

August 26, 2014 BRIDGEPORT — West Virginia’s Justice Reinvestment Act already is showing positive results in reducing the number of inmates at Department of Corrections facilities, an official said Monday. more »»



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