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Mayor Colombo proposes $32.5M budget

February 10, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Mayor Jimmy Colombo presented City Council with a nearly $32. more »»

Storm results in hazardous road conditions

February 10, 2016 PARKERSBURG — An overnight snow Tuesday morning covered roads and closed schools throughout the Mid-Ohio Valley. Several area schools remained closed today with others on two-hour delays. more »»

Health official discusses budget

February 10, 2016 PARKERSBURG — A proposal is in the works on how to reduce the budget of the Mid-Ohio Valley Health Department by more than $300,000, the executive director said on Tuesday. Executive Director Dr. more »»

Foundation announces Vasan Family Scholarship

February 10, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The Parkersburg Area Community Foundation Tuesday announced the creation of a $10,000 scholarship for Parkersburg High School seniors. more »»

House passes concealed carry bill

February 10, 2016 CHARLESTON — A bill to do away with most of the state’s concealed carry permit process has passed the House of Delegates and has moved to the Senate. more »»

Student facing drug charge

February 10, 2016 PARKERSBURG — An Ohio Valley University student from Michigan was arrested for allegedly selling heroin on Monday, officials said. Tyrone Michael Pride, 23, of Michigan, residing at 1009 23rd St. more »»

Turkey federation honors DNR officer

February 10, 2016 PARKERSBURG — A conservation officer from Wood County has been recognized by the West Virginia Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation. more »»

Police make burglary arrests

February 10, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Two Parkersburg men were arrested in connection with recent burglaries, officials said. Dasere T. Bryant, 23, and Brandon K. Shreve, 29, both of 513 Elder St. more »»

Old Man Rivers honors volunteers

February 9, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The Old Man Rivers Mission in south Parkersburg recognized several volunteers Monday who play an important role in the mission’s programs and efforts in the community. more »»

Bill addresses issue raised by PUB manager

February 9, 2016 CHARLESTON — State Sen. Bob Ashley, R-Roane, announced the passage of a bill he introduced to adjust rules about investing municipal funds after learning of the issue from Parkersburg officials. more »»

School board to convert snow days

February 9, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Two out-of-school calendar days will be converted to in-school days by the Wood County Board of Education at a meeting 6:30 p.m. today at the district office at 13th and Plum streets. more »»

Rescuers receive Spirit Award

February 9, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Two men who helped rescue a child who had fallen through the ice at Lake Washington were recognized Monday for their herois. more »»

Wintry mess causes several wrecks

February 9, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Snow-covered roadways made travel difficult throughout the region on Monday as the first line of snow squalls moved in, officials said. more »»

Carlin’s Battery marks 9th year

February 9, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Nine years ago the Wood County Commission sanctioned Carlin’s Battery as Wood County’s Civil War re-enactment unit. Capt. more »»

Belpre city budget increases include 2 percent pay raises

February 9, 2016 BELPRE — Belpre City Council held its first reading of its annual appropriation ordinance Monday night for a 2016 budget that is nearly in balance between expected revenues and expenditures. more »»

Tourney grant approved

February 9, 2016 PARKERSBURG — A $5,000 Innovative Grant to help fund this year’s West Virginia Junior State Wrestling Tournament was approved Monday by the Wood County Commission. more »»

Wood Schools to hold pre-k registration

February 9, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Registration for Wood County Schools pre-kindergarten will be held next week and parents are urged to register promptly as space may be limited. more »»

Officials identify fatal crash victim

February 9, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of the person killed in a two-vehicle accident Friday evening on U.S. 50. Diana M. more »»

Archaeologist discusses burial mound

February 8, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The Grave Creek Mound has been an interesting place in the Moundsville area for many years, an archaeologist told a crowd gathered Sunday at the Blennerhassett Museum in Parkersbur. more »»

Warren students hold yard sale to help pay for trip

February 8, 2016 VINCENT — Stirring thoughts of buffets, warmer weather and the Bahamas pulled several of Warren High School’s choral students out of bed early Saturday to host a yard sale in the school’s cafeteria. more »»

Keep Your Promises plans to challenge DuPont-Dow merger

February 8, 2016 WASHINGTON — An antitrust challenge to the merger of DuPont and Dow Chemical was announced by Keep Your Promises DuPont on Thursday. The group has retained an attorney to help devise a challenge. more »»


Rummage Sale February 13, 2016

PARKERSBURG — There will be a large, multi-family rummage and bake sale for Parkersburg Catholic High School from 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Feb. 13 in the former YWCA at 2501 Dudley Ave., Parkersburg.Proceeds benefit Parkersburg Catholic's Track and Tennis teams. more »

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