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Habitat for Humanity of the Mid-Ohio Valley readies online auction

PARKERSBURG — Habitat for Humanity of the Mid-Ohio Valley is hosting its first online auction. The auction, titled “Framing the Future: 30 Years and Counting” is underway now and concludes today at 8 p.m. In addition to the virtual silent auction, Habitat is also hosting a live stream ...

Parkersburg City Council approves raises for police, firefighters

PARKERSBURG — A little over a month after the measure was introduced, Parkersburg City Council approved the original proposal for an extra 50 cents an hour to police officers and firefighters who have served 10, 15 and 20 years. The first reading of the ordinance passed on an 8-1 vote ...

Camden Clark diverted patients due to impact of COVID

From staff reports PARKERSBURG — With more COVID-19 patients than at its peak in January, WVU Medicine Camden Clark was diverting patients Tuesday from the emergency room and hospital, although that ended Tuesday evening. The hospital declared a “mini-disaster alert” early Tuesday ...

Fire damages Little Hocking house; minor injuries reported

LITTLE HOCKING — A home was heavily damaged after a fire early Monday evening in the Little Hocking area. Little Hocking Fire Chief Michael Chevalier said the the call came in Monday at 5:54 p.m. about a house fire at 871 Tower Rd. The family was at home at the time and smelled smoke coming ...