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Fatal crash victim's identity released

July 24, 2015 ELIZABETH — Authorities Thursday identified the victim in a single-vehicle accident on West Virginia 47 near Newark Road where the driver was killed. David B. Herbst Jr., 54, of Shirlesburg, P. more »»

Girls to compete for Young Miss, Junior Miss

July 24, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Young Miss and Junior Miss Parkersburg Homecoming pageants will be held today at the Blennerhassett Hotel immediately following the Little Miss & Mr. Pageant. The Little Miss and Mr. more »»

Little Mr., Little Miss Homecoming pageant today

July 24, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A dozen kids today will compete in the 2015 Little Mr. and Miss Parkersburg Homecoming Pageant. The pageant will be held 6 p.m. more »»

Dogs to get fresh start

July 23, 2015 MARIETTA — The outlook is brighter for the 54 dogs seized from the home of Kimberly Lott in Fleming Monday as ownership of the animals has passed to the Humane Society of the Ohio Valley. more »»

Tank headed for City Park

July 23, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A familiar local sight will soon join the military memorials and monuments at City Par. more »»

SWA limited on flood debris

July 23, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Wood County Solid Waste Authority officials said there may be some confusion regarding flood cleanup in Mineral Wells. more »»

County GOP factions on hold until hearing

July 23, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Some members of the Wood County Republican Executive Committee met Tuesday night at the Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport, despite an announcement from Chairman Rob Cornelius that the... more »»

Judge rules on first C8 motions

July 23, 2015 COLUMBUS — In pre-trial motions for two cases against DuPont, motions for summary judgment have been denied. more »»

Open dump numbers dwindling across region

July 23, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Significant strides have been made in cleaning open dumps in the rural areas, but much work remains, according to the Wood County Solid Waste Authority. more »»

Homecoming pageants set for Saturday

July 23, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The 31st annual Parkersburg Homecoming Festival Queen and Teen pageants will be held 6 p.m. Saturday at West Virginia University-Parkersburg in the Multi-Purpose Room. more »»

Wirt County wreck leaves one dead

July 23, 2015 ELIZABETH — A fatal wreck occurred in Wirt County Wednesday evening, according to a supervisor at the Wood County 911 Center. Just after 7 p.m. more »»

Officials tour armory

July 23, 2015 MARIETTA — A project 22 years in the making, the Armory is finally seeing major changes to the ground floor that are set to be complete by the end of Septembe. more »»

Seven arrested on drug charges

July 23, 2015 MARIETTA — Heroin, cocaine and various prescription drugs were recovered from two Washington County homes Wednesday after officers of the Major Crimes Task Force executed two search warrants and mad... more »»

Harrod gets life sentence for killing mother

July 23, 2015 McCONNELSVILLE, Ohio — A 23-year-old McConnelsville man who killed his mother last year was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday morning in Morgan County Common Pleas Court, but said if he was give... more »»

Watson sentenced for vehicular assault

July 23, 2015 MARIETTA — A woman who struck a Marietta College student while he was on his motorcycle in October was sentenced to two years in prison in Washington County Common Pleas Court Wednesday afternoon. more »»

Ohio man arrested for soliciting a minor

July 23, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A Logan, Ohio, man is in custody after he was arrested in Mineral Wells on a charge of soliciting a minor via computer. more »»

Marietta adds to blighted property list

July 23, 2015 MARIETTA — Tuesday saw additions to the Marietta city council members’ and city health department’s list of concerns with blighted propertie. more »»

Biography of former WVU coach Bill Stewart uses his own words

July 23, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Susan R. Jones has written a book about former West Virginia University football coach Bill Stewart – using his own words. more »»

Teachers train with new English materials

July 23, 2015 VIENNA — Teachers from Wood County Schools gathered Wednesday at the Grand Pointe Conference Center to review new English language arts and reading materials to be used in classrooms this fall. more »»

Pipestem, Bluestone offer many activities

July 23, 2015 HINTON — Two West Virginia state parks known for beautiful surroundings, spectacular views and numerous activities are only 10 miles from each other. more »»



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