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Wood Co. BOE to discuss personnel decisions

July 25, 2015 The Wood County Board of Education will meet Tuesday in regular session. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. at the district’s 13th and Plum streets offices in Parkersburg. more »»

Harvesting logs

July 24, 2015 In the woods on Harmar Hill off of Ohio 676 the sounds of trees falling have been heard by local residents during daylight hours. more »»

Computer whiz sentenced for theft

July 24, 2015 Eighty-nine-year-old Fern Frank attended the sentencing of former Wayne’s Computer World owner Wayne Hunter Thursday to ensure he would see the face of one of his victims—but Frank was hoping to see... more »»

Young campers dig up the past

July 24, 2015 Thursday wrapped up several days of digging, sifting and processing archaeological finds from Marietta's own soil, only this dig was achieved through the work of middle-schoolers. more »»

Wood Co. Schools to seek facilities bond in 2016

July 24, 2015 PARKERSBURG —Wood County Schools will put a facilities bond issue on the November ballot. more »»

Batman talks about reading

July 24, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Dark Knight made an appearance Thursday at the Parkersburg and Wood County Public Library, encouraging children to read and make good decisions. more »»

Life in prison

July 23, 2015 McCONNELSVILLE—A 23-year-old McConnelsville man who killed his mother last year was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday morning in Morgan County Common Pleas Court, but said if he was given the... more »»

Prison time for traffic tragedy

July 23, 2015 A woman who struck a Marietta College student while he was on his motorcycle in October was sentenced to two years in prison in Washington County Common Pleas Court Wednesday afternoon. Julie A. more »»

7 held out of drug raids

July 23, 2015 Heroin, cocaine and various prescription drugs were recovered from two different Washington County homes Wednesday after officers of the Major Crimes Task Force executed two search warrants and made... more »»

Noland outlines progress in Armory tour

July 23, 2015 A project 22 years in the making, the Armory is finally seeing major changes to the ground floor that are set to be complete by the end of September. more »»

Some TLC for rescued pooches

July 23, 2015 The outlook is brighter for the 54 dogs seized from the home of Kimberly Lott in Fleming Monday as ownership of the animals has now passed to the Humane Society of the Ohio Valley. more »»

Wood Co. teachers train with new materials for English curriculum

July 23, 2015 VIENNA, W.Va. — Teachers from Wood County Schools gathered Wednesday at the Grand Pointe Conference Center to review new English language arts and reading materials to be used in classrooms this fall. more »»

Bridge projects

July 22, 2015 LAWRENCE TWP. more »»

54 dogs; 1 adult; big mess

July 22, 2015 A veterinarian and crisis responders spent Tuesday evening helping treat and find a plan of action for the 54 dogs seized from deplorable conditions inside a Fleming home on Monday afternoon, and... more »»

City officials continue blighted properties debate

July 22, 2015 Tuesday saw more conversation between Marietta city council members’ and city health department’s about blighted properties as council committees discussed two sides of a code enforcement policy and... more »»

Kasich jumps into presidential field

July 22, 2015 By Julie Carr Smyth The Associated Press COLUMBUS — Saying "big ideas change the world," Ohio Gov. John Kasich declared his candidacy for the Republican nomination Tuesday. more »»

Harmar Days celebrates the past

July 22, 2015 The sounds of whistles and the swing of an old bridge will mark this weekend’s celebration of the Harmar Days Street Festival, which kicks off Saturday with promise of a classic and fun good time. more »»

Experienced officer joins MPD

July 22, 2015 Residents can now expect to see a new face among those protecting Marietta’s streets after a provisional hire was made to the city’s police forc. more »»

Williamstown council approves new truck purchase

July 22, 2015 By Jeffrey Saulton Special to the Times WILLIAMSTOWN — In a unanimous vote, a new truck will be purchased for the city’s sewer department. more »»

Belpre hopes for the best in ‘Bloomin’ inspection

July 22, 2015 By Brett Dunlap Special to the Times BELPRE — For the fourth year, judges from American in Bloom are visiting Belpre to review the efforts of the Belpre in Bloom program to beautify and improve the... more »»

 
 
 

 

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