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Murder of Parkersburg man tied to kidnapping

July 29, 2016 GRANTSVILLE — Two people charged in a kidnapping are among four suspects in the murder of a Parkersburg man also implicated in the kidnappin. more »»

Vienna water filter nearly ready

July 29, 2016 VIENNA — Water free of C8 will be flowing through the pipes in the northern area of Vienna and Boaz in about 10 days. more »»

Wood County Schools officials begin work on bond

July 29, 2016 PARKERSBURG — After nearly a year of public meetings and a lengthy debate Tuesday, the Wood County Board of Education has approved moving forward with a proposed $43 million facilities bond, but... more »»

Petitions to put Wood County fire fee on ballot due today

July 29, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Today’s the deadline for residents to submit petitions to put a proposed county fire fee on the ballot for a November vote and opponents need another 10,000 signatures, officials said. more »»

Suspect sought in armed robbery outside of Parkersburg bank

July 29, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The Parkersburg Police Department is looking for a man accused of robbery late Monday night outside of WesBanco, authorities said on Thursday. more »»

Lubeck Public Service District approves Belleville water line bid

July 29, 2016 WASHINGTON, W.Va. — Lubeck Public Service District Board Thursday approved a bid for providing water service to Belleville residents. The low bid of around $. more »»

Mid-Ohio Valley Health Department approves needle policy

July 29, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The Mid-Ohio Valley Health Department Board voted Thursday to approve a syringe- and needle-removal policy. more »»

Ohio River Ferryboat Festival takes place in Sistersville Saturday

July 29, 2016 SISTERSVILLE — Capt. Herman “Bo” Hause keeps his eyes on the Ohio River as he steers the city of Sistersville II ferry toward the landing. more »»

Tyler County bridge honors Vietnam veteran

July 29, 2016 MIDDLEBOURNE — Vietnam veterans, family and residents honored the memory of a Tyler County soldier by naming a bridge after him. more »»

Science teachers learn ways to engage students at Vienna workshops

July 29, 2016 VIENNA — Wood County Schools teachers received an interactive lesson this week on how to better engage students and promote learning when teaching science. more »»

Vanessa L. Sciance sentenced for stabbing boyfriend

July 29, 2016 MARIETTA — A Marietta woman was sentenced to 90 days in the Washington County Jail and three years of community control in Washington County Common Pleas Court on Wednesday for stabbing her live-in... more »»

EPA loan to cover upgrade at Marietta wastewater treatment plant

July 29, 2016 MARIETTA — The city will borrow $7.4 million from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency to cover construction costs as the third phase of Marietta’s wastewater treatment plant upgrade begins. more »»

Washington County Commission approves road funding

July 29, 2016 MARIETTA — The Washington County commissioners approved a base reclamation project on County Road 59, Big Run Road, and County Road 98, Ellis Run Road, in Decatur Township on Thursday. more »»

Marietta officials hear request for park for seniors

July 29, 2016 MARIETTA — Marietta has several playgrounds just for children, but on Tuesday one local resident asked city council members to consider a playground for the senior population. more »»

Teams prep for Disc Golf championship in Williamstown

July 29, 2016 WILLIAMSTOWN — Veterans Park in Williamstown is hosting the West Virginia Disc Golf state championships Saturday and Sunday. Singles competition is scheduled for Saturday and doubles for Sunda. more »»

Lawsuit filed over alleged software copyright infringement

July 28, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Allegations of copyright infringement involving Wood County residents and a local company were filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia. more »»

Parkersburg officials forward trash can measure

July 28, 2016 PARKERSBURG — City Council’s Public Works Committee voted this week to forward an ordinance prohibiting people from leaving their trash cans out for more than 24 hours to the full council, but... more »»

Four charged with murder of Parkersburg man

July 28, 2016 GRANTSVILLE — Four Wood County residents have been charged with first-degree murder, armed robbery and conspiracy in the death of a Parkersburg man whose body was found Saturday in a ditch in Calhou... more »»

Mid-Ohio Valley Democrats weigh in on Hillary Clinton's nomination

July 28, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Local Democrats Wednesday chimed in on Hillary Rodham Clinton, the first woman to be nominated by a major political party for president. more »»

Curry Warehouses property in Davisville on market for $4.2M

July 28, 2016 DAVISVILLE — A 200,000-square-foot building owned by Curry Warehouses and nearly 20 acres of land are on the real estate market for $4.2 million. more »»


Calhoun Relay Music Festival July 30, 2016

GRANTSVILLE — The second annual Music Festival for Calhoun County Relay for Life will be noon-10:30 p.m. July 30 at Calhoun County Park in Grantsville.Proceeds from the event benefit the American Cancer Society. Performers will include K Squared, Aviary, 3-N-1, Lindsay Webb and others. more »

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