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Pike St. School

September 3, 2015 Many of Marietta’s residents are too young to remember the two-room school house that rested where the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5108 now sits. more »»

Sheriff explains shootout

September 3, 2015 Already armed with his own gun, 19-year Beverly resident Tyler Gerken stole a rifle from a deputy’s car and opened fire on officers before he was shot and killed near his home Aug. more »»

Alert issued about algae in rivers

September 3, 2015 From staff reports Evidence of an algae contaminant, microcystin, (25 ug/l) in the Ohio and Muskingum rivers caused the city of Marietta to issue a river advisory Wednesday afternoon. more »»

Man, 19, admits sexual assault of girl, 14

September 3, 2015 A Reedsville man admitted to sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl in Newport Township over the summer in Washington County Common Pleas Court Wednesday morning. Mark A. more »»

Guilty pleas to stalking, menacing charges

September 3, 2015 From staff reports A Parkersburg man pleaded guilty to a felony charge of retaliation and a misdemeanor count of menacing Wednesday morning in Washington County Common Pleas Court. Johnathan . more »»

Butterfly education

September 3, 2015 WILLIAMSTOWN —Visitors to the Williamstown Public Library have spent the summer looking at waist-tall weeds, purposefully planted in a decorative flower bed. more »»

Priest to withdraw name from substitute teacher list

September 3, 2015 By Michael Erb Special to the Times PARKERSBURG — A Roman Catholic priest who requested to wear his habit while substitute teaching in Wood County Schools says he will withdraw his name from the... more »»

Washington County Fair Schedule

September 3, 2015 Friday, Sept. 4 (Set-up day — not public) Noon — Junior fair board meeting in junior fair building. 3 p.m. — 4-H booth and trash can judging in junior fair building. 3 to 7:30 p.. more »»

Trip to Cuba

September 2, 2015 After decades of travel restrictions between the two, Cuba is now expecting up to 10 million American visitors per year now that diplomacy has been restored between the two countries, and one... more »»

5 arrested in Vincent home invasion

September 2, 2015 Five arrests were made Monday and Tuesday in connection to a violent July home invasion following the return of secret indictments by a Washington County Grand Jury. more »»

Names of deputies involved in fatal Beverly shooting released

September 2, 2015 The Washington County Sheriff’s Office released the names today of the six officers that were put on leave after the Aug. more »»

Region awaits new ozone rules

September 2, 2015 Local officials say Ohio will be among the 45 states to suffer from further regulation of ozone emissions to be finalized this fall. With a looming deadline of Oct. more »»

Woman in drug bust sentenced

September 2, 2015 A Marietta woman who was among several people involved in a March heroin and cocaine drug bust at a Marietta home was sentenced to 90 days in jail and five years of community control in Washington... more »»

Prep football benefits United Way

September 2, 2015 This Friday will bring together rivals from Warren and Marietta high schools for the fourth annual United Way of Washington County Bowl at Don Drumm Stadium, a tradition that not only features... more »»

Police chief updates town’s council on changes

September 2, 2015 WILLIAMSTOWN — Over the past year there have been a number of changes in the Williamstown Police Department. more »»

WWII ship cruising

September 1, 2015 An LST-325 makes its way past New Martinsville, W.Va., Monday morning. more »»

September: Fun, fairs all month

September 1, 2015 September fun in the Mid-Ohio Valley will kick off this weekend with the Washington County Fair as animals are shown, horses are raced and country music fans congregate for entertainment in the... more »»

3 indicted on arson charges

September 1, 2015 Three young Washington County men involved in an arson at a Marietta home full of residents were among 22 people indicted by a Washington County Grand Jury this month. Stephen C. more »»

Teen sentenced for drug possession

September 1, 2015 After 85 days in the Washington County Jail, a Marietta teen was sentenced Monday to an additional 35 days in jail and five years of community control in Washington County Common Pleas Court. more »»

Rave reviews for B-V makeover

September 1, 2015 VINCENT—When Warren Middle School students and teachers walked through the doors Monday morning to fresh paint, tiles, carpet and four-wall classrooms that did not exist before, many decided the wai... more »»

Brother, sister share skill as marching band leaders

September 1, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Brother and sister Donovan and Shannon Kelly share a bond. Donovan, who graduated from Parkersburg High School in 2015, was the drum major for the Big Red Marching Band. more »»



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