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Local organizations accepting donations to help flood victims

June 28, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Agencies, churches and groups continue with flood relief in Southern West Virginia where a severe storm last week killed around two dozen people and caused widespread damage. more »»

Thursday's Jackson County tornado confirmed

June 28, 2016 RIPLEY — Jackson County residents are starting to report damage from last week’s storms, which the National Weather Service recently confirmed included a tornado near Kenna. more »»

Campaign finance reports released for Parkersburg races

June 28, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Republican mayoral candidate Tom Joyce raised the most money going into the city’s primary election and came out of it with a victory and the biggest war chest. more »»

Wood County Board of Education to consider assistant superintendent positions

June 28, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Board of Education will meet 6:30 p.m. today at the central office, 13th and Plum streets, to approve contracts and personnel changes. more »»

Postal Service sets up 17 alternate sites for flood-impacted areas

June 28, 2016 CHARLESTON — Services at two post offices in Roane County that were impacted by the flood have been relocated by the United States Postal Service, the agency announced on Monday. more »»

Wood County Commission seeks support reducing regional jail costs

June 28, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Commission is seeking support from other counties for a plan to reduce regional jail bills by allowing counties Home Rule status. more »»

Parkersburg Area Community Foundation and Regional Affiliates announce first scholarship award

June 28, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The Parkersburg Area Community Foundation and Regional Affiliates has announced the first-ever award from its newly created scholarship fund, the Vasan Family Scholarship for Academic... more »»

Ohio Department of Transportation to begin work on bridge approach July 1

June 28, 2016 BELPRE — An Ohio Department of Transportation project to change the Belpre approaches for the Parkersburg-Belpre Bridge is expected to begin in the first week of July, according to Mayor Mike Lorentz. more »»

Washington County grand jury indicts 26

June 28, 2016 MARIETTA — A Marietta woman who allegedly stabbed her live-in boyfriend several times early this month is among 26 people indicted by a Washington County grand jury Friday. Lacey . more »»

Six chaplain volunteers join Washington County Sheriff’s Department program

June 28, 2016 MARIETTA — Jail inmates struggling with decisions they have made, a victim of a devastating house fire, a law enforcement officer going through a divorce-they all now have a few extra shoulders to... more »»

Community turns out to support House To Home Day Shelter in Parkersburg

June 27, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The House To Home Day Shelter benefited from community support Sunday in Parkersburg. more »»

Parkersburg Art Center shines light on artists from W.Va., Ohio

June 27, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The Parkersburg Art Center is hosting “The River,” an exhibit by professional artists from West Virginia and Ohio, through early August. more »»

Car show boosts Parkersburg South High School crew team

June 27, 2016 PARKERSBURG — People came out Sunday to support Parkersburg South High School’s Crew Team. more »»

Missing Marietta man's body recovered from Muskingum River

June 27, 2016 MARIETTA — Hundreds of volunteers joined the search this weekend for Washington Street resident Robert “Sam” Dahler whose body was finally located in the Muskingum River on Saturday evening, more... more »»

Parkersburg City Council to vote on floodwall fee cut

June 27, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Parkersburg City Council will consider the first reading of an ordinance cutting the floodwall protection fee by a third when it meets Tuesday. The meeting is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. more »»

Marietta BOE still fielding questions about former Marietta High School basketball coach

June 27, 2016 MARIETTA — A group of Marietta residents say the school board needs to provide answers and a fair review process for former Marietta High School basketball coach and Marietta Middle School Athletic... more »»

Newport Volunteer Fire Department holds annual Fireman's Festival

June 27, 2016 NEWPORT — There are plenty of good reasons for people to go to the Newport VFD Fireman’s Festiva. more »»

Climate change discussion widens to include bees

June 27, 2016 PARKERSBURG — West Virginia is known for its rolling hills, flowing rivers, and beautiful, distinctive forests. more »»

Italian foreign exchange student reviews his Parkersburg experience

June 27, 2016 VIENNA — Pietro Refosco, a foreign exchange student from Valdagno, Italy, has enjoyed his stay in Parkersburg. Valdagno is a town located in northeastern Italy, about 250 miles north of Rom. more »»

Wood County Solid Waste Authority addresses changes to recycling sites

June 27, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The recycling trailers that for years were at two Parkersburg fire stations have been removed, an official said. more »»



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