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Marietta gives to help southern West Virginia flood zone

June 29, 2016 With several parts of southern West Virginia still cleaning up after disastrous flash flooding, local businesses are rallying and encouraging the community to give back. more »»

 
 
 
Future of downtown Marietta looks bright

June 29, 2016 Making the Pioneer City a better place to live and work is the basic goal of a board tasked with mapping out Marietta's future, according to a presentation before Marietta City Council's Planning,... more »»

Williamstown's Hino plant celebrates 50,000th truck

June 29, 2016 WILLIAMSTOWN - Hino Motors commemorated the production of its 50,000th truck Tuesday at its Williamstown assembly plant. more »»

Best bid picked for armory elevator construction project

June 29, 2016 The contract to install an elevator at the Armory in Marietta will go to G&M Construction, Inc. more »»

It’s time to hit the road for July 4th weekend

June 29, 2016 While some people may only travel across the river this Fourth of July weekend, others may travel hours away just to see some extravagant fireworks. more »»

Waterford Revamped Talented and Gifted program explained

June 29, 2016 WATERFORD — Students at Waterford High School are looking to see an upgrade involving the Talented and Gifted (TAG) program as the Wolf Creek Board of Education members discussed changes being made... more »»

Wood BOE extends Flint’s contract; OKs raise

June 29, 2016 By Michael Erb Special to the Times PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Board of Education has extended the contract of Superintendent John Flint, including an increase in pay. more »»

Washington County Sheriff's Office swears in 6 into chaplains’ program

June 28, 2016 Jail inmates struggling with decisions they have made, a victim of a devastating house fire, a law enforcement officer going through a divorce—they all now have a few extra shoulders to lean on. more »»

Lacey R. Waybright indicted in domestic violence case

June 28, 2016 A Marietta woman who allegedly stabbed her live-in boyfriend several times early this month is among 26 people indicted by a Washington County grand jury Friday. Lacey R. more »»

Vets Service Commission provides CABL bus vouchers

June 28, 2016 It's sometimes hard to know how to express appreciation for veterans and what they have done for the country, but the Washington County Veterans Service Commission has figured out a small but... more »»

First Congregational Church towers return to Marietta

June 28, 2016 The first tower is secured to go up at the First Congregational Church on Front Street Monday morning. In September, the bell towers were removed for maintenance due to the wear and tear of 110 years. more »»

Marietta Board of Education moving on without Duckworth

June 28, 2016 Once again community members filed into the meeting room of the Marietta City Schools Board of Education Monday in hopes of hearing more about the non-renewal of Marietta High School basketball coac... more »»

Parkersburg, Belpre Bridge approach work coming

June 28, 2016 BELPRE — An Ohio Department of Transportation project to change the Belpre approaches for the Parkersburg-Belpre Bridge is expected to begin in the first week of July, according to Mayor Mike Lorentz. more »»

Traffic restricted on Fort Square

June 28, 2016 Beginning immediately, traffic through Fort Square will be for fire and police only. Other authorized vehicles will be allowed to pass, for instance to park behind the school. more »»

Newport celebrates community VFD social

June 27, 2016 There are plenty of good reasons for people to go to the Newport VFD Firemen's Festival. more »»

Marietta man’s body recovered from Muskingum River June 25

June 27, 2016 Hundreds of volunteers joined the search this weekend for Washington Street resident Robert “Sam” Dahler whose body was finally located in the Muskingum River Saturday evening, more than 100 yards... more »»

4-H camp open to all this summer

June 27, 2016 Each summer, thousands of kids from across the state attend one of many camps coordinated by Ohio State University Extension, which are offered to all youth, not just 4-H members. more »»

Vietnam era vets sought for Honor Flight trips

June 27, 2016 Having provided thousands of World War II and Korean War veterans with a day of celebration, Honor Flight Columbus is seeking applications from those who served in the U.S. more »»

Area pools offering swim lessons beginning in July

June 27, 2016 PARKERSBURG - Swimming is a great recreational sport that can be enjoyed by people of all ages. Tragically, though, over 200 young children drown in backyard swimming pools each year nationwide. more »»

Benefit for homeless shelter brings needed relief

June 27, 2016 PARKERSBURG - The House To Home Day Shelter benefited from community support Sunday in Parkersburg. more »»

Around town

June 27, 2016 Suicide Awareness Alliance meetings The public is invited to attend meetings of the Suicide Awareness Alliance of Washington County. Meetings are on the third Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m. more »»

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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