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Blennerhassett Island hosts 1860s base ball fun

June 13, 2016 PARKERSBURG — People going to Blennerhassett Island on Sunday had to deal with a lot of “Aces,” “Hands Downs,” “Muffs,” “Strikers” and more as the island hosted a vintage base ball game. more »»

St. Marys Bass Tournament and River and Rail festival nets fish, fun

June 13, 2016 ST. MARYS — From fishermen to mud boggers to music enthusiasts, the 2016 West Virginia Bass Tournament and River and Rail Festival offered something for everyone this weekend in St. Marys. more »»

Former Ohio governor Voinovich dies

June 13, 2016 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Former Republican U.S. Se. more »»

Marietta competition serves up tasty BBQ

June 13, 2016 MARIETTA — A mouth-watering sweet smokey BBQ aroma filled the air Saturday at the Washington County Fairgrounds as 20 BBQ teams competed in the second annual Marietta River City BBQ Competition. more »»

Orlando mass shooting is worst in U.S. history

June 13, 2016 ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — It had been an evening of drinking, dancing and drag shows. more »»

Marietta’s Claire E. sternwheeler towed to Parkersburg

June 13, 2016 MARIETTA — After 28 years of being moored in a berth along the west side of the Muskingum River near Gilman Avenue, the Claire E. sternwheeler has seemingly left town for goo. more »»

Marietta tour looks at city's ancient past

June 12, 2016 MARIETTA — One of the hidden areas of Marietta today was an attraction for native Americans centuries before the first European settlers arrived in the Northwest Territory. more »»

Highland games take over in Belpre

June 12, 2016 BELPRE — It was a little bit of Scotland on Saturday during the second annual Riverbanks Highland Games at the Belpre Elementary School field. more »»

Date set for Parkersburg's Heart and Stroke Walk

June 12, 2016 VIENNA — Organizers of the annual Mid-Ohio Valley Heart and Stroke Walk are working to raise awareness and enthusiasm for the event, which will be held Oct. 23 this year at City Park in Parkersburg. more »»

Two arrested on drug charges in Parkersburg

June 12, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Two people were arrested Friday night in Parkersburg on drug and related charges after attempting to flee from police. Terry Ellen Smith, 42, and William John Smith Jr. more »»

Company seeks new use for Parkersburg's historic Castle

June 12, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The company that owns a house that is a source of interest and fascination in the Julia-Ann Square Historic District wants to open it up for weddings and family reunions. more »»

Safe at Home aims to aid seniors

June 12, 2016 VIENNA —A new business is working to make sure area seniors and their families have the best home health care they can, based on the individual senior’s needs. Safe At Home, located at 1158 46th St. more »»

Napoli's celebrates 50th anniversary

June 12, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The Italian cuisine of Napoli’s is as much a recognizable feature as the yellow pickup which transports the food throughout Wood and Washington counties. more »»

Women in Leadership to hold conference in Vienna

June 12, 2016 VIENNA — For many professional women, their daily lives are like all of the choices many are faced with on any playground. more »»

United Bankshares acquires Bank of Georgetown

June 12, 2016 PARKERSBURG — United Bankshares Inc. has completed its acquisition of Bank of Georgetown, a privately held community bank in Washington, D.C. more »»

Walking tours available in Marietta

June 12, 2016 MARIETTA — A variety of walking tours are now being offered in Marietta, providing glimpses of the city’s ghostly history, crime and vice over the years, the city’s earthworks and information about... more »»

Ohio Valley Health Care honored

June 12, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The West Virginia Health Care Association (WVHCA) presented Ohio Valley Health Care’s Fine-Dining Program the Best Practice Award during the WVHCA annual Awards Banquet last month in... more »»

Career Center honors students

June 12, 2016 The Washington County Career Center has announced its May Students of the Month, Abigail Grayson, Loren Sillaman, and Ethan Lent. more »»

GSC to participate in dual enrollment

June 12, 2016 GLENVILLE — Glenville State College and 43 other colleges across the nation have been asked by the U.S. more »»

Budget revisions on Parkersburg City Council agenda

June 11, 2016 PARKERSBURG — City Council on Tuesday will consider a number of end-of-the-year budget revisions and an ordinance defining the rules for outdoor fireplaces and fire pit. more »»



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