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April 21, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The years have not been kind to the Oeldorf Building at 809 Market St., the former home of Wetherell’s Jewelers. more »»

Mudslinging or free speech?

April 21, 2014 The 2014 political campaign season is under way, and some negative campaign ads are already appearing on radio and TV. But this week the U.S. more »»

Standardized test discontent

April 21, 2014 Students in third grade through high school are hard at work filling in bubbles with No. more »»

Lawyers explain pipeline issues for Warren Twp.

April 21, 2014 About 25 people learned more about potential Warren Township pipeline issues Saturday in a program conducted and organized by a pair of Columbus attorneys. more »»

Easter egg hunt in Oak Grove

April 21, 2014 OAK GROVE—Sunday’s weather was tailor-made for an Easter egg hunt, and the Oak Grove community wasn’t disappointed as hundreds of children gathered baskets of colorful candy-filled plastic eggs from... more »»

Marietta College student ‘excels’

April 21, 2014 When he started studying petroleum engineering in the fall, Marietta College freshman Brian Raiff also joined the McDonough Leadership Program. more »»

Ballot issues expand alcohol sales at Napoli’s in Belpre

April 21, 2014 BELPRE — In an effort to expand offerings to customers, the owners of Napoli’s Italian Feast are asking voters in the restaurant’s district to pass two issue. more »»

Wonderful turnout at fishing derby

April 21, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Several hundred children with their parents and grandparents surrounded the ponds in both City Park and Southwood Park as they took advantage of the beautiful weather on Saturday durin... more »»

Hundreds celebrate Earth Day in Marietta

April 21, 2014 The 15th annual Marietta Earth Day celebration drew hundreds of people Saturday to Armory Square in downtown Marietta. more »»

Around town

April 21, 2014 Chamber, law firm will host seminar The Marietta Area Chamber of Commerce and the law firm of Bricker & Eckler will host a seminar called “Shale and You: How the Shale Industry can Impact Your... more »»

Around Town

April 19, 2014 Throwdown for the Pound April 26 Remix Pro Wrestling Throwdown for the Pound 9 will be held April 26 at Marietta Middle School as a fundraiser for the Humane Society of the Ohio Valley. more »»

MHS band fundraising begins

April 19, 2014 Between $24,000 needed for new uniforms and the high costs of band camp, performances and equipment, the Marietta High School band is reaching out to the community for needed support with a variety... more »»

Phones for kids

April 19, 2014 Sprint released a cell phone designed for 5 through 12-year-olds this month, another milestone in technology evolution that begs the consideration of how young is too young for a child to have a cel... more »»

Student art on display

April 19, 2014 Area students’ photographs, oil paintings and sculptures of all kinds lined the walls and adorned tables in the Riverside Artists Gallery, 219 Second St. Friday nigh. more »»

Watershed to reduce assessment

April 19, 2014 A controversial property assessment that has been paid by area residents for the last five years will be reduced in 2015, thanks to revenues generated by shale oil and gas industry leases from the... more »»

Sign up now for Mud Run

April 19, 2014 Runners looking for a little bit of muddy, challenging fun can start signing up to participate in the second annual Marietta Family YMCA Mud Run. more »»

90 days for drug possession, sale

April 19, 2014 A former Marietta woman was sentenced to 90 days in jail and three years of community control Friday after pleading guilty to drug possession and trafficking drugs out of her father’s apartment. more »»

Local wedding to have traditional twist

April 19, 2014 By Amy Phelps Special to the Times When Lindsey Bush and her fiance, Jeremy Wiggers, heard about handfasting from their officiant, they thought it would add a special element to their wedding. more »»

Flood of criticism

April 18, 2014 U.S. Re. more »»

Insurance fraud alleged

April 18, 2014 Jeffrey S. Dowler, 48, of 1740 Mathiot St., Parkersburg, was arrested Wednesday evening on a fourth-degree felony charge of insurance fraud involving a Lowell property he owns. more »»

Oak Grove Christian school forming

April 18, 2014 This fall, the Oak Grove Recreation Center will be home to a new preschool and kindergarten. more »»



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