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Coldwater Creek runs dry

April 12, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Coldwater Creek filed for bankruptcy Friday, announcing it will begin winding down operations in May, closing all its stores and the distribution center in the Parkersburg Industrial... more »»

Vienna looks to home rule

April 12, 2014 VIENNA — Vienna’s home rule application, if approved, will give the city the power to impose a one percent sales tax, sell city property without an auction, and determine if a home has zero... more »»

WVU’s E. Gordon Gee speaks on the record

April 12, 2014 MORGANTOWN — He’s among the most recognized college presidents in the nation, he wears a bow tie and he has a plan to move West Virginia University forward in the next five years. He’s . more »»

Audit: Improper opening of accounts

April 12, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The state auditor’s annual report to the Wood County Commission notes improper procedures relating to the Smart Energy Solution Program. more »»

State court overturns Parkersburg judgment

April 12, 2014 PARKERSBURG — On Thursday the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals reversed a Wood County Circuit Court order granting a summary judgment in a case involving a collision between a City of... more »»

Newell: Raze 75 homes immediately

April 12, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Mayor Bob Newell doesn’t believe the city can address its slum and blight problem through business as usual. more »»

Main break floods city road

April 12, 2014 PARKERSBURG — An early-morning water main break Friday shut down a portion of road and closed one Parkersburg elementary schoo. more »»

Calendar forum to be held Monday

April 12, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The second of two public forums will be held Monday for residents to discuss the possible 2014-15 Wood County Schools calendar. more »»

Victim speaks out on Case sentence

April 12, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Last week’s sentencing of Howard Case on a charge of sexual assault brought a strong reaction from the victim of the incident and a family member of another young girl who alleges she... more »»

Man charged with assault after Wal-Mart outburst

April 12, 2014 MARIETTA — A Williamstown man who passed out in Wal-Mart and then allegedly became violent with the responding squad personnel Thursday evening was arrested Friday and charged with two counts of... more »»

Accident in Jackson County leaves one dead

April 12, 2014 RIPLEY — One person was dead and up to nine people suffered injuries after a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of West Virginia 21 and Homer Smith Road, officials said Friday night. more »»

Mayberry praises hospital auxiliary

April 12, 2014 PARKERSBURG — During Camden Clark Medical Center’s annual volunteer luncheon Friday, out-going Auxiliary President Ted Mayberry said those who serve at the hospital are all caregivers, even if... more »»

Officials: Three arrested after B&E, one fled on foot

April 12, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Three people were arrested Thursday evening after a breaking and entering at Matheny Motors ended in a foot pursuit that led officers across several city blocks, officials sai. more »»

Benefit dinner planned for area school

April 12, 2014 WILLIAMSTOWN — A group of community members working to make the athletic facilities around the high school better is planning a dinner and auction event for next week. more »»

My Mommy Mart attracts big crowd

April 12, 2014 MARIETTA — Much like the children it helps outfit, the area’s largest children’s consignment sale just won’t stop growin. more »»

Adkins scores big with basketball bracket

April 12, 2014 LOWER SALEM — More than 11 million entries attempted to predict the winners of the 2014 NCAA men’s basketball tournament in’s annual contest. more »»

Marietta police chief requests purchase

April 12, 2014 MARIETTA — Marietta Police Chief Brett McKitrick on Thursday asked city council’s finance committee to OK the purchase of a forward looking infrared unit that uses thermal imaging technology to help... more »»

Jury awards Sundowner $7.7K

April 12, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A verdict awarding $7,700 was returned by a Wood County Circuit Court jury Thursday in the eminent domain lawsuit between the West Virginia Department of Transportation, Division of... more »»

City ponders utility line insurance

April 11, 2014 PARKERSBURG — City council’s Public Works Committee is considering a National League of Cities program that would provide affordable insurance for residents’ sewer, water and natural gas line. more »»

Republicans anticipate W.Va. gains

April 11, 2014 VIENNA — The state is poised to see Republican candidates make great gains in the upcoming elections to gain control in the West Virginia House of Delegates and make strides in other races, local,... more »»



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