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June 21, 2015 MARIETTA — Packing a bag to go on a trip for six weeks is often hard enough, but couple that with a trip abroad, packing for unknowns just made things that much harder. more »»

Emeritus reopens as Brookdale

June 21, 2015 MARIETTA — Though many residents have called the place home for years, the tear of a ribbon Thursday morning marked a ceremonial start to what is now Brookdale Marietta, formerly Emeritus at... more »»

Sisters bring bluegrass to China on tour

June 21, 2015 SARDIS — A sisterly duo from Sardis recently did a 10-day tour of China; but not only did they see some sights, they brought a taste of traditional bluegrass to an Asian market, giving many their... more »»

211 help line in operation for a year

June 21, 2015 MARIETTA — A year after the United Way of Washington County launched a phone line to aid local residents in acquiring basic amenities, more than 200 people have been helped with rent, food and... more »»

Program boasts 100 percent certification exam pass rate

June 21, 2015 PARKERSBURG — All graduates at West Virginia University at Parkersburg have passed the Pharmacy Technician National Certification exam each yea. more »»

Minton receives GSC Faculty Award

June 21, 2015 GLENVILLE — Jonathan Minton, a Glenville State College associate professor of English has received Faculty Award of Excellence. He received the award at the 141st Commencement Ceremony on May 9. more »»

El Chaar, students to discuss drone delivery

June 21, 2015 MARIETTA— With companies such as Amazon wanting to explore the possibility of utilizing drones for delivery, the question of whether drone technology has the potential for creative destruction to th... more »»

Multi-cultural festival celebrates 20 positive years

June 20, 2015 PARKERSBURG — When the Mid-Ohio Valley Multi-Cultural Festival began 20 years ago, it was created to be a positive answer to what organizers saw as a recurring negative event in the area. more »»

Parkersburg council to meet Tuesday

June 20, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Parkersburg City Council’s Finance Committee will consider audit recommendations and charter revisions Tuesday before Jimmy Colombo attends his first council meeting in nearly a decade... more »»

Committee: We're more than Newell

June 20, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Two members of the citizens group known as the Committee said ousting former Mayor Bob Newell was never its sole focus and his retirement doesn’t mean the end of its involvement in... more »»

PSHS student wins four-year scholarship

June 20, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A Parkersburg South High School student has won a four-year full scholarship to West Virginia Wesleyan. more »»

Pedestrian struck by vehicle on highway dies in Marietta

June 20, 2015 MARIETTA— A pedestrian who was struck by a pickup truck while he was walking down the middle of Ohio 821 Thursday night died from his injuries Friday at Marietta Memorial Hospital. Timmy . more »»

Dr. Loretto Auvil dead at age 83

June 20, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Dr. Loretto R. Auvil, 83, a long-practicing physician on Parkersburg’s south side, passed away from complications of pancreatic cancer on Thursday evening, her family said. more »»

Beverly-Waterford celebrates homecoming

June 20, 2015 BEVERLY — It was another night of food, rides, family and friends Friday during the second day of the 69th annual Beverly-Waterford Homecoming. more »»

Rings named interim Washington prosecutor

June 20, 2015 MARIETTA — The Washington County Commission on Thursday appointed an interim prosecutor in anticipation of a retirement on June 30. more »»

United donates $10K to Greenmont School

June 20, 2015 PARKERSBURG — United Bank has made a $10,000 donation to Greenmont Elementary School to fund the renovations at the school playground. more »»

'Warrant sweep' nets 17 arrests in MOV

June 20, 2015 MARIETTA — As part of a joint “warrant sweep” by multiple law enforcement agencies in the Mid-Ohio Valley, 17 people were served warrants throughout Washington and Wood counties Thursday and Friday. more »»

Wreck takes out power, shakes up teen

June 20, 2015 ROCKPORT — Approximately 500 people were without power Friday evening after an afternoon wreck on West Virginia 21, officials sai. more »»

Two flown by helicopter from wreck on Interstate 77

June 20, 2015 ROCKPORT — An Interstate 77 dump truck wreck sent two people to unspecified hospitals on Thursday evening, officials said. more »»

Marietta officials approve public works post

June 20, 2015 MARIETTA — An ordinance putting the new position Public Works Construction Manager under the city engineer was adopted by Marietta City Council on Thursday. more »»



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