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Fifth-grade music program off to strong start

August 31, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A revamped fifth-grade band program is off to a strong start in Wood County Schools. more »»

Officials stress value of emergency strategies

August 31, 2015 PARKERSBURG — September is National Preparedness Month and the key to being prepared is to be informed and alert, local emergency officials sai. more »»

Nohe resigns state Senate seat

August 31, 2015 PARKERSBURG — State Senator David Nohe, R-Wood, has resigned from his position with the West Virginia Legislature to accept an appointment to the West Virginia Parole Board. more »»

Confederate flag displays prompt mixed reaction

August 31, 2015 MARIETTA — While on the road around Marietta and the surrounding area, one may notice the recent increase in Confederate flags flying from both homes and trucks. more »»

Marietta's 'sister city' rejuvenated a decade after Hurricane Katrina

August 31, 2015 GAUTIER, Miss. — Nearly a decade ago, Gautier, Miss., At-Large Councilwoman Mary Martin recalled President George W. more »»

Crowds welcome at Gathering at Sweet Creek

August 31, 2015 MINERAL WELLS — The seventh annual Gathering at Sweet Creek will bring old-time musicians and music fans from throughout the region to Mineral Wells at the start of September. more »»

One arrested for obstruction; teen sought

August 31, 2015 MARIETTA — One man was apprehended Sunday and another was on the run after a foot chase involving Marietta police, the Washington County Sheriff’s office and Ohio State Highway Patrol, authorities... more »»

Leadership academy graduates nine

August 31, 2015 VIENNA — The Laurence B. Mallory Leadership Academy of Camden Clark Medical Center graduated its ninth class on Aug. 13 at the Parkersburg Country Club. more »»

Former GOP senator advocates convention of states

August 30, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Former U.S. Senator Tom Coburn, R-Okla. more »»

City ponders FOIA costs

August 30, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Some members of Parkersburg City Council want to examine whether the city needs to charge more for Freedom of Information Act requests, while others advocate posting more documents... more »»

PHS kicks off football season with tailgate party

August 30, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Parkersburg High School kicked off its new tailgate parties Friday evening just before the opening game of the football season. more »»

Mother Earth celebrates 40 years

August 30, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Customers of Mother Earth Foods are helping to celebrate the company’s 40th anniversary this weekend. Mother Earth Foods, 1638 19th S. more »»

Chamber produces 'Shop Local' brochures

August 30, 2015 ST. MARYS — Shoppers in Pleasants County can learn about stores in the area with a new brochure produced by the Pleasants Area Chamber of Commerce. more »»

Tax Increment Financing helps infrastructure

August 30, 2015 MARIETTA — Income, property and sales taxes play a role in the economic prosperity of an area through the link between land, businesses, jobs and revenue flo. more »»

MedExpress unveiling new look in area

August 30, 2015 PARKERSBURG — MedExpress is unveiling a new look to the exterior of two Parkersburg centers in south Parkersburg and Vienna. The centers will feature a prominent new “ME” logo and redesigned facade. more »»

Amateur radio groups active in area

August 30, 2015 PARKERSBURG — As many people communicate by computer, cell phone and even smart watch, some residents in the Mid-Ohio Valley continue to use of amateur, or “ham,” radio for recreation and public... more »»

Ham wins national contest

August 30, 2015 BELPRE — For 35 years, Sam Maze has enjoyed the amateur radio hobby and entered numerous contests to see how many contacts he can make around the country in a set amount of time. more »»

September events coming up

August 30, 2015 PARKERSBURG — While the end of the summer tourism season is approaching — many schools have already started classes — the Mid-Ohio Valley still has a number of festivals and activities on tap for... more »»

City hopes to have wall repaired

August 30, 2015 MARIETTA — About two years ago a tractor-trailer rumbled through the quiet residential neighborhood on Marietta’s west side and damaged a limestone retaining wall when maneuvering the tight... more »»

Foster Grandparent Volunteer Program benefits children

August 30, 2015 MARIETTA — A national program with a presence in Washington County is proof that the benefit children glean from having a grandparent does not only apply to blood relatives. more »»

 
 
 

 

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