Sheriff Stephens to appear before Wood County Commission Thursday

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PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Commission is continuing to look at ongoing matters regarding Wood County Sheriff Steve Stephens. A lawsuit was filed last Friday against Stephens by Della Matheny, a former deputy in the sheriff’s department. The lawsuit alleges Stephens violated the West ...

Belpre City Council approves $6 water rate increase

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BELPRE — Belpre water customers will soon see an increase in their monthly water bills. During its Monday evening meeting, Belpre City Council approved the third reading of an ordinance adding a $6 fee to city water bills. The purpose of the fee, which will go into a special fund, is to ...

Wood County Commission discusses prospective Resiliency Center

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PARKERSBURG — The proposed Wood County Resiliency Center would have a number of uses, many of which have come to light during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Architect Adam Krason, with ZMM Architects & Engineers of Charleston, made a presentation to the Wood County Commission on Monday ...

Wood County Commission talks flood repair, property cleanup

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PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Commission accepted a bid to do a floor repair at the Judge Black Annex and discussed the cleanup of a property. The commission accepted a bid to repair the floor in the assessor’s office in the annex. The floor was sinking after having two large automated ...