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PUB reviews budget proposal

May 5, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The Parkersburg Utility Board’s proposed 2016-17 budget includes the third step of a four-year sewer rate hike and increased capital expenditures, but a rise of just 0. more »»

Fox tops campaign finance reports

May 5, 2016 PARKERSBURG — City Council candidate Jeff Fox was the top fundraiser among Parkersburg candidates in the second campaign finance reporting period. more »»

Yoga at the Point kicks off

May 5, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Local Yoga enthusiasts have a new place to practice their art with the start of Yoga at the Point, although Wednesday’s rain forced it indoors to the farmers market instead of the Poin... more »»

Despite glitch, Give Local MOV raises $120K for groups

May 5, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Despite a system glitch which took down a national online donation system, officials say Mid-Ohio Valley residents pledged more than $120,000 for local charities and organizations as... more »»

National Day of Prayer events set

May 5, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Local residents, church and community leaders will gather in Parkersburg, Williamstown and Marietta today to express their faith and pray for their communities during the National Day... more »»

Justice, Sanders lead in W.Va.

May 5, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Democrat Jim Justice is the leading candidate for governor of West Virginia where Bernie Sanders is favored over Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination for president, a new poll... more »»

Free Comic Book Day

May 5, 2016 PARKERSBURG — For the past 15 years comic book stores across the nation have celebrated the art form of comic books on the first Saturday of Ma. more »»

PSHS senior gets wish trip to turtle farm

May 5, 2016 PARKERSBURG — For Karigan Meyer, a senior at Parkersburg South High School, her wish to get upclose to sea turtles was made to come true in Apri. more »»

Marietta man arrested in heroin overdose death

May 5, 2016 MARIETTA — A Marietta man was arrested in connection with the Jan. 16 heroin overdose death of Tyler Miller, 725 Center St., Beverl. more »»

Woman sentenced for drug trafficking

May 5, 2016 MARIETTA — A Richland County woman was sentenced to three years of community control, 90 days in jail, and ordered to pay a $10,000 fine by Washington County Common Pleas Judge Randall Burnworth... more »»

Group donates books to Boys and Girls Club

May 5, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Wednesday, the Executive Board of the Friends of the Parkersburg-Wood County Public Library presented over 180 new paperbacks to the members of the Boys & Girls Club of Parkersburg. more »»

Local gymnast prepares for Junior Olympics

May 5, 2016 MARIETTA — A local gymnast is making leaps and bounds in the sport as she heads to the Junior Olympics. more »»

Council supports shopping center effort

May 4, 2016 PARKERSBURG — City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to support a proposal to change the traffic pattern in front of the Park Shopping Center and authorize a grant application to cover the salaries... more »»

Bond committee sends list to school board

May 4, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Officials will bring nearly $139 million in construction and renovation projects to the Wood County Board of Education next week, with about $88 million marked as top priorities. more »»

AP: Kasich to end bid for White House, Sources Say

May 4, 2016 UPDATE: Associated Press reports sources say Ohio Gov. John Kasich will end his bid for the White House today. COLUMBUS — Ohio Gov. more »»

School dedicates ‘book nook’ to teacher’s memory

May 4, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The staff and students at McKinley Elementary School honored a teacher who made it her mission to help students learn to read. more »»

Traffic stop leads to arrest on meth charges

May 4, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Scott David Yeager, 40, of 298 Railroad St., Cairo, was involved in a traffic stop Tuesday which led to his arrest in Parkersburg. more »»

Air service bids delayed

May 4, 2016 WILLIAMSTOWN — The deadline for Essential Air Service bids for the Mid-Ohio Valley Regional and nine other airports has been extended by two-and-a-half weeks at the request of Silver Airway. more »»

Kimes plans to stay in race

May 4, 2016 PARKERSBURG — A Wood County candidate whose residency is out of the House of Delegates district for which he is running hasn’t slowed down his campaign. D. more »»

Volunteers sought for downtown cleanup

May 4, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Volunteers are being sought for an annual cleanup program scheduled for May 14 in downtown Parkersburg. more »»



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