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No significant injuries after vehicles collide on Interstate 77

July 23, 2016 PARKERSBURG — A semi and a pickup truck were involved in an accident Friday afternoon on Interstate 77, but no serious injuries were reported. Capt. more »»

Parkersburg High School graduate writes Biblical warning book

July 23, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Two loves of 1949 Parkersburg High School graduate Judy Becker have come together in a book she has authored, “After Global Warming What?” Becker, who is known as J.E. more »»

Walk the Doc set to kick off in Parkersburg City Park today

July 23, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The kick-off of the Walk with Doc project through Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield West Virginia and local health care professionals will be 9 a.m. today at Parkersburg City Park. more »»

Death of Parkersburg woman under investigation

July 23, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a young Parkersburg woman following a strange accident on Wednesday morning. Capt. more »»

Singers sought for Parkersburg gospel event

July 23, 2016 PARKERSBURG — First Christian Church, 1400 Washington Ave., is inviting singing groups -- including soloists, quartets, duets — to perform at a community gospel sing planned for 6 p.m. Au. more »»

Shoney's Restaurants in Parkersburg, Marietta offer up meals to police

July 23, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Shoney’s Restaurants will serve a free meal at breakfast, lunch or dinner to law enforcement officers on Wednesday, the company said. more »»

Tepid response to latest C8 tests for Vienna

July 22, 2016 PARKERSBURG — A French company’s tests for C8 in Vienna from water samples collected at the tap showed a higher concentration than those found earlier this year by the cit. more »»

WVU-P: Sale of downtown Parkersburg building to pay for repairs

July 22, 2016 PARKERSBURG —A new roof and other maintenance projects this fall at West Virginia University at Parkersburg will be financed by the sale of a building in downtown Parkersburg, the president of the... more »»

Six hearing to be continued

July 22, 2016 A hearing this morning for a Wood County deputy sheriff accused of DUI and reckless driving was continued when the special prosecutor failed to appear. more »»

New Blennerhasett manager announced

July 22, 2016 PARKERSBURG - The Blennerhassett Hotel this morning named Larry McIntire as its new general manager. more »»

Jury convicts Waverly man in fraud case

July 22, 2016 SISTERSVILLE — A Waverly man on Wednesday was convicted in Tyler County Circuit Court of obtaining money by false pretenses, a felony, over a construction deal with the trustees of Middlebourne... more »»

Marietta City Council votes on tax item

July 22, 2016 MARIETTA — The second reading and public hearing on a resolution authorizing a 12-year community reinvestment area (CRA) tax exemption for Perry & Associates was held during Thursday’s regular... more »»

Young Miss Parkersburg Homecoming pageant tonight at 7 p.m.

July 22, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Eight girls are competing for the title of Young Miss Parkersburg Homecoming. The pageant will be held 7 p.m. Friday at the Blennerhassett Hotel. more »»

Tamarack jurors visit Parkersburg Art Center

July 22, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Tamarack, West Virginia’s retail artisan center, held a jurying session Thursday at the Parkersburg Art Center. About 23 people submitted pieces for review. more »»

Ohio River Ferryboat Festival opens July 30 in Sistersville

July 22, 2016 SISTERSVILLE — The second annual Ohio River Ferryboat Festival will be held 9 a.m.-9 p.m. July 30 in Sistersville and Fly, Ohio. more »»

Marietta woman to appear on Lifetime Television series

July 22, 2016 MARIETTA — With chronic diseases like diabetes on the rise, a local woman says she has used her passion for health and wellness to create a healthy hydration alternative to satisfy your sweet tooth. more »»

State of emergency extended for West Virginia flood

July 22, 2016 CHARLESTON — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has extended a State of Emergency for 12 West Virginia counties, including two local counties, affected last month by severe flooding. more »»

Fort Frye High School gets band director

July 22, 2016 BEVERLY — After a recent string of faces and some unfortunate circumstances, those at Fort Frye High School are feeling hopeful as a new instrumental/choir/band director has been hired and looks to... more »»

Washington County Commission hears payment system request

July 22, 2016 MARIETTA — Discussion about a new credit/debit payment system for the Washington County Courthouse was presented to the commissioners during their regular meeting Thursday. more »»

Hot weather driving Mid-Ohio Valley residents to swimming pool relief

July 22, 2016 MARIETTA — As the temperature rose this summer, so has the attendance at pools. Overall this season the local swimming pools have reported a significant increase compared to last summe. more »»



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