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Bigley selected to join council

July 31, 2015 PARKERSBURG — City Council is back up to full strength after Mayor Jimmy Colombo appointed Warren Bigley to the vacant 7th District seat Thursday. more »»

Belpre Homecoming kicks off Thursday evening

July 31, 2015 BELPRE — The 83rd annual Belpre Homecoming celebration kicked off with a short ceremony Thursday evening. more »»

Habitat to move ReStore to Vienna location

July 31, 2015 VIENNA — It’s going to take a few months of work, but the Wood County Habitat for Humanity ReStore sales facility will move from Seventh Street in Parkersburg to the former Vienna Office Supply and... more »»

Authorities looking for missing woman

July 31, 2015 VIENNA — The Vienna Police Department is searching for Caitlyn Ferree, 19, of Vienn. more »»

County sees 2 syphilis cases

July 31, 2015 PARKERSBURG — With two new cases, Wood County was named as one of four counties involved in a statewide syphilis outbrea. more »»

Smooth Transition

July 31, 2015 MARIETTA — Hoping to provide a smooth transition before immersing itself into the community and offering up the chance for enhanced services, United Church Homes was welcomed by the Glenwood... more »»

Marietta Main Street reports budget

July 31, 2015 MARIETTA — City Council’s finance committee learned Thursday that Marietta Main Street is working just below its budget at this point in the year. more »»

Health department has vaccinations for school

July 31, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Mid-Ohio Valley Health Department reminds parents West Virginia schools will not allow students who are behind on their vaccinations to enter school until their records are current. more »»

Solvay announces plans to purchase Cytec

July 31, 2015 MARIETTA — A Belgian chemicals company with a presence in Marietta just announced plans to purchase another international company with a site in West Virginia in a $5.5 billion deal. more »»

Firefighters to meet with Farm Bureau

July 31, 2015 LUBECK — Wood County firefighters are scheduled to meet with the Wood County Farm Bureau at 7 p.m. Aug. 15 at the Lubeck Volunteer Fire Department Station to talk about the proposed fire fee. more »»

Sinnett back on job as Belpre fire chief

July 31, 2015 BELPRE — Former Fire Chief Eric Sinnett is back at the helm of the Belpre Volunteer Fire Department. more »»

Six arraigned from July grand jury

July 31, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Six individuals indicted as co-defendants by the July 13 special session of the Wood County grand jury were arraigned before Judge Jeffrey Ree. more »»

Police: Feathers arrested on DUI after wreck

July 31, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A former local podiatrist is free after posting bond after a single-vehicle accident on U.S. 50 in Wood County Wednesday. more »»

Marietta man sentenced on gun charge

July 31, 2015 MARIETTA — A Marietta man who admitted to illegally using a gun was sentenced to three years of community control in Washington County Common Pleas Court Thursday. Jeremy M. more »»

Miami dancers teach at Vienna Studio

July 31, 2015 VIENNA — A slice of the Miami dance scene came to Vienna on Saturday, July 25. more »»

Colombo ready to continue efforts on council appointment

July 30, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Mayor Jimmy Colombo was set to interview the first of three nominees to fill a City Council seat Wednesday, but some residents said confusion over the leadership of the Wood County... more »»

Mayor appoints Bigley to vacant Parkersburg City Council seat

July 30, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Mayor Jimmy Colombo has appointed Warren Bigley to the vacant District 7 seat on Parkersburg City Council. more »»

Police seek aid to find Brandjes

July 30, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Parkersburg Police Department and the Wood County prosecuting attorney Wednesday issued a release asking for the public’s continued help to find a man accused of murder and warning... more »»

PSHS hosts Teaching Academy

July 30, 2015 PARKERSBURG— Teachers from throughout Wood County have gathered this week at Parkersburg South High School for Wood County Schools Teaching and Learning Academ. more »»

PERS system changes in effect this month

July 30, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Changes effective this month in the Public Employees Retirement System will mean about $37,000 in cost savings for the coming fiscal year for Wood Count. more »»

Urban Renewal changes proposed

July 30, 2015 PARKERSBURG — City Council will meet as the Urban Renewal Authority Friday to consider new policies about how it sells and disposes of property. more »»


Lighthouse Collectors Weekend August 1, 2015

BELPRE – The Belpre Historical Society is sponsoring a Lighthouse Collectors Weekend from noon-5 p.m. Aug. 1 and 1-5 p.m. Aug. 2 at the Richard Thomas Museum Annex.The annex is next door to the Belpre Farmers' Castle Museum Education Center at 509 Ridge St., Belpre. more »

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