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Spencer's Landing attracts attention

January 30, 2016 VIENNA — For the past year the word has been getting out about Vienna’s latest attraction, the transformation of the former Johns Manville plant to a possible retail and recreation area called... more »»

Blennerhassett students hold mock trial

January 30, 2016 PARKERSBURG — As part of their social studies curriculum, students at Blennerhassett Middle School observed a mock trial on Friday, with staff members acting as court personnel and students serving... more »»

W.Va. lawmakers draft bill on homeschooling

January 30, 2016 CHARLESTON — A bill that is being introduced into the West Virginia Legislature, according to lawmakers, should better align the state’s homeschooling policies with other states around the United... more »»

W.Va. reps voice opposition to Norfolk Southern merger

January 30, 2016 WASHINGTON — Four of the five members of West Virginia’s congressional delegation signed a letter to federal transportation officers in opposition to the Canadian Pacific Railway acquisition of... more »»

Retired police dog may soon be auctioned

January 30, 2016 MARIETTA — Following the retirement of a K-9 officer from the Marietta City Police Department this week, Marietta City Council’s Police and Fire Committee discussed plans to discontinue the use of... more »»

Police seeking four suspects in armed robbery at home

January 30, 2016 BELPRE — Police are looking for four men — one who has been identified — in an armed robbery Thursday night in Belpre where the intruders held at least one resident at knife and gun point, the Belpr... more »»

Court sets plea hearing in burglary case

January 30, 2016 PARKERSBURG — A plea hearing for a man charged with burglary and wanton endangerment was set for February in Wood County Circuit Court Friday. Terrance Edwin Mills Jr., 30, 2821 Emerson Ave., N. more »»

Two arrested in Ravenswood on meth charge

January 30, 2016 RAVENSWOOD — Two men were arrested Thursday after police discovered a meth lab in their vehicle, officials said. more »»

Frontier trying to avert bullying

January 30, 2016 MARIETTA — A safe and constructive learning environment is the biggest wish of parents sending their children to school, but when assault and bullying taint that environment, parents look to school... more »»

No flooding expected from snow

January 30, 2016 MARIETTA — After a weekend of Winter Storm Jonas leaving more than a foot of snow in the region, officials are welcoming a slow melt that is expected to keep the Mid-Ohio Valley region in the clear... more »»

AEP Ohio warns customers of scammers

January 30, 2016 PARKERSBURG —­ Scammers are again calling AEP Ohio customers and demanding an immediate payment or risk disconnection, the company said Friday. more »»

Candidates file for state, local offices

January 30, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The following candidates filed for local and state offices Friday: Filing for office in the City of Parkersburg: City Council * Sam Henry, Democrat, 4207 16th Ave. more »»

Glenville State students collecting clothing

January 30, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The Baptist Campus Ministries student organization at Glenville State College is collecting winter clothing and gear to be donated to the Latrobe Street Mission in Parkersburg and the... more »»

Union protests pipeline company

January 30, 2016 MACKSBURG — A group of laborers has been spending the week protesting a Texas-based pipeline company in Macksburg for not hiring local workers. more »»

Commission OKs Claywood rate hike

January 29, 2016 PARKERSBURG — A 15 percent rate increase for the Claywood Park Public Service District was approved Thursday on a 2-1 vote by the Wood County Commission. more »»

Lee remembered as teacher, actor, friend

January 29, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Through multiple performances in 2012 and 2013, Josh Martin watched friend and mentor John Lee “die” on stage as the two starred in the Actors Guild of Parkersburg’s production of... more »»

Davis issues vacancy dissent

January 29, 2016 PARKERSBURG — A state Supreme Court justice who dissented in the ruling allowing the nomination of Republicans to a vacancy in the Senate said she disagreed with how the law was applied in the... more »»

Bond committee to tour Wood County public schools

January 29, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Members of the 2016 Bond Committee will begin touring Wood County public schools this weekend in preparation of the November facilities bond call. more »»

History Heroes to be honored

January 29, 2016 CHARLESTON — Roger D. Blackburn, a 1963 graduate of Parkersburg High School and member of the Big Red marching band, is a 2016 West Virginia History Hero. more »»

Catholic Schools Week planned

January 29, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Area Catholic schools will hold events throughout the week as part of the national Catholic Schools Week celebration. The annual celebration begins Sunday and runs through Feb. . more »»



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