Wood Magistrate

News of Record

PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Magistrate Court released the following reports Sept. 17: * Cameron K. Varney, 26, 1016 Lions Club Road, Wendell NC, pleaded no contest to speeding. * Michelle Lynn Eader, 48, 1713 Park St., Parkersburg, pleaded guilty to driving without a license and was ...

Criss Elementary recognized as National Blue Ribbon School

Local News

From staff reports PARKERSBURG — Criss Elementary was one of three West Virginia schools recognized Tuesday as National Blue Ribbon Schools. The recognition is based on either a school’s overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups, ...

Active COVID-19 cases again drop in W.Va.

Local News

Staff Report CHARLESTON — Active COVID-19 cases dropped another 4,000 from Monday to Tuesday in West Virginia, according to the state Department and Health and Human Resources. The decline has been more than 12,300 cases since Friday. The state reported 17,435 active cases in Tuesday ...

Marietta Memorial: 25 COVID deaths last week

Local News

MARIETTA — Marietta Memorial Hospital saw 25 COVID patients die between Sept. 12-18, and the hospital continues to set new highs for the number of patients with the coronavirus. Twenty of the patients who passed away were unvaccinated, while five had been fully vaccinated against the virus, ...

Appalachian Power defends new surcharge request

Local News

CHARLESTON — As the West Virginia Public Service Commission prepares to hear public comments and new evidence this Friday in a new Appalachian Power/Wheeling Power surcharge request to keep three power plants operating past 2028, two industry groups butted heads. Appalachian Power and ...