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Scholars say ‘thanks’

April 29, 2016 Marietta High School's top graduates from the Class of 2016 and the mentors that got them to where they are today were honored Thursday during Marietta City Schools' Academic Excellence Recognition... more »»

Ruble: 15 years to life

April 29, 2016 Thursday morning was the first time former Washington County Sgt. more »»

Sentencing out of abduction case

April 29, 2016 A Parkersburg man who reportedly held a former girlfriend inside her home while threatening her was sentenced to a year in jail Thursday morning in Washington County Common Pleas Court. Roy L. more »»

VA Clinic in Reno holds grand opening

April 29, 2016 A “milestone for veterans’ care” was celebrated Thursday as the newly renovated and relocated Veterans Affairs Clinic had its grand opening. more »»

Sept. event seeks OK to serve alcohol in city park

April 29, 2016 Hunger Solutions of the Mid-Ohio Valley is planning a new fundraising event at East Muskingum Park next September, according to a request submitted during a joint meeting of Marietta City Counci... more »»

State budget impasse puts airport plans on hold

April 29, 2016 By Evan Bevins Special to the Times WILLIAMSTOWN — The lack of a state budget is keeping the West Virginia Aeronautics Commission from telling airports how much money they can expect for projects,... more »»

Heavy rain, heavy equipment

April 28, 2016 Heavy rain and heavy construction created a perfect storm for one Coal Run resident’s car to slip into a muddy, watery ditch last weekend, creating a clash with the company working to lay 9,000 feet... more »»

Few get life-saving Narcan kits

April 28, 2016 It is free and absolutely confidential, but health officials have reported nearly non-existent participation in a program that allows civilians to obtain the life-saving antidote Narcan. more »»

Ruble sentenced to 15 years to life in prison

April 28, 2016 A former Washington County Sheriff’s deputy that was found guilty of aggravated murder last month was sentenced to life in prison Thursday morning in Washington County Common Pleas Court. more »»

Don’t panic! Black bear seen in town

April 28, 2016 From staff reports Area residents were being advised Wednesday that a young black bear has been moving through the Marietta area as part of an annual migration pattern. more »»

Sheriff’s office service awards

April 28, 2016 The colors black and gold were well represented Wednesday as members of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office were recognized for their 20-plus years of service. more »»

Pay raise question brought to City Council

April 28, 2016 Should Marietta's streets superintendent and assistant streets foreman receive a 30-cent raise after being certified last year to provide traffic control during roads projects? That's the question... more »»

Recogniton for WWII vets

April 28, 2016 BRITTANY LANDERS The Marietta Times Marine Corps League members saluted World War II veterans at Brookdale Senior Living on Wednesday during a ceremony honoring the members of the armed forces. more »»

$100K for interior W.P. Snyder Jr. makeover

April 27, 2016 The nation’s last intact steam-powered and stern-wheeled towboat, which is docked in Marietta and serves as part of the Ohio River Museum, is expected to receive a makeover to the tune of $100,000. more »»

Alcohol and driving still don't mix

April 27, 2016 Of the 285 alcohol-related accidents that occurred between 2012 and 2014 in Washington County, 112 involved drivers under the age of 30, and 221 of them occurred with dry, clear road conditions. more »»

Cleanup: 3,000 gallons of leaked crude oil leaked near New Matamoras

April 27, 2016 From staff reports The Ohio Department of Natural Resources will be on the scene throughout the week cleaning up an oil spill that occurred Monday evening in Mill Creek on the outskirts of Washingto... more »»

Williamstown mayor’s race draws attention

April 27, 2016 WILLIAMSTOWN — Voters in Williamstown will make their decision May 10 on who will be mayor for the next two years. Three candidates, including incumbent Mayor Jean Ford, will be on the ballot. more »»

Medication Take Back Day Saturday in Washington County

April 27, 2016 Instead of dumping them down the drain or just letting them remain through another bout of spring cleaning, area residents are encouraged to make a quick stop at a number of county locations Saturda... more »»

Friends of the Washington County Public Library book sale this weekend

April 27, 2016 From the latest best-sellers to forgotten favorites and even hidden paperback gems, the bi-annual book sale of the Friends of the Washington County Public Library is set to entice and excite those o... more »»

Projected Wood BOE budget down for 2017

April 27, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Wood County Schools officials believe the district's contingency fund, which once sat at a dangerously low $68,000, may top more than $2.1 million in the coming school year. more »»

Hail, lots of rain fall sets Marietta record

April 27, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Unlike most spring storms, the rain, hail and thunder that swept through the area Tuesday left little flooding or damage in its wake. more »»



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