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Commission signs consortium agreement

April 16, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Wood County commissioners signed off on an agreement for continuation of the HOME Consortium’s Single Family Housing Opportunity Program agreement with the city of Parkersburg. more »»

Man faces attempted homicide charge

April 16, 2014 GRANTSVILLE — A Calhoun County man is in jail on a charge of attempted homicide, accused of severely beating his wife. Calhoun County Sheriff’s Chief Deputy J.D. Smith said Adam A. more »»

Tebay submits withdrawal notice

April 16, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The day after announcing he wished to withdraw from the May 13 Republican county commission primary, former Wood County Commissioner Bob Tebay has submitted a notarized statement. more »»

Meth suspect pleads guilty

April 16, 2014 PARKERSBURG — One of four people arrested after the bust of a methamphetamine lab in November entered a guilty plea in Wood County Circuit Court Tuesday. Tessa D. more »»

Jazdzewski sentenced for role in thefts

April 16, 2014 MARIETTA — A former Lower Salem man sentenced to more than a decade in prison Tuesday in Washington County Common Pleas Court asked for leniency and said he was unfairly taking all the blame for the... more »»

Wolf Creek BOE OKs Waterford principal

April 16, 2014 WATERFORD — Waterford High School will have a new principal next year after the Wolf Creek Local Board of Education approved the promotion of a current faculty member to fill the shoes of retiring... more »»

Wood County officials discuss audit

April 15, 2014 PARKERSBURG — No mention of audit findings relating to Wood County Commissioner Wayne Dunn’s handling of the Smart Energy Solution program was made during a Monday meeting between state auditors and... more »»

Tebay tries to withdraw candidacy

April 15, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Bob Tebay tried Monday to withdraw his name from the May 13 primary election race for Wood County Commission. But it may not be as easy as it sounds. more »»

Calendar hearing raises concerns, few changes

April 15, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A draft calendar for the 2014-15 school year will be up for approval at tonight’s Wood County Board of Education meeting. more »»

Permit fee changes approved

April 15, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Wood County commissioners unanimously approved changes in the county’s permit fees. The changes will take effect July 1. “We need to increase our revenues; expenses are going up. more »»

Regional council focuses on advisers

April 15, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Council is looking to connect local entrepreneurs with retired and experienced advisers. more »»

Doddridge tank rupture under investigation

April 15, 2014 WEST UNION — State and company officials are investigating what caused a pair of water tanks at an Antero Resources well pad in Doddridge County to burst Friday. more »»

Marietta River Trail shows rigors of long, harsh winter

April 15, 2014 MARIETTA — Marietta’s River Trail has survived one of the harshest winters in recent years without much damage to the four-mile pathway along the Muskingum and Ohio river. more »»

Deputies help catch escaped emu

April 15, 2014 WAVERLY — The pet emu bird that escaped from its pen Monday afternoon was safely returned to its owner after its adventure led to traffic problems and a foot chase by deputies, officials said. more »»

Belpre passes prisoner care ordinance

April 15, 2014 BELPRE — City council voted unanimously Monday evening to suspend the rules of council and hold the first, second and third readings of the ordinance for prisoner care and sustenance for 2014-2015. more »»

Police: Drug use suspected in death

April 15, 2014 PARKERSBURG — One person is dead and another is hospitalized from suspected drug use on Monday, officials said. The Parkersburg Police Department was dispatched to the Econo Lodge at 1954 Seventh S. more »»

Brawl at Sly Fox under investigation

April 15, 2014 PARKERSBURG — City police are investigating a Sunday evening fight in which initial reports of gunshots turned out to be incorrect. Officers responded to the Sly Fox, 1219 Market St., around 10:15 p. more »»

Best Trick Contest

April 14, 2014 PARKERSBURG — It was an afternoon of aerial antics as 23 skateboarders took to the concrete Sunday in the Downtown Bethel Church’s Best Trick Contest at the Parkersburg Skate Park. more »»

Cheat Canyon center of project

April 14, 2014 ROWLESBURG, W.Va. – Tucked away in the rocks of northcentral West Virginia is the secret to a multi-million-dollar conservation effort, a threetooth snail that actually has just one tooth. more »»

Kids with impairment hunt for eggs

April 14, 2014 PARKERSBURG — More than a dozen children attended the Lions Club’s third annual Easter Egg Hunt for Visually Impaired Children on Sunday afternoon. The hunt began at 2 p.m. more »»



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