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Small Business Saturday gets extra boost

November 15, 2014 Big chains like Target, Walmart and Best Buy have their bid day on Black Friday, but it is all about small businesses on the Saturday afte. more »»

Sisters of St. Joseph Fund announces grants

November 15, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Through its fall grant program, the Sisters of St. Joseph Charitable Fund chose 26 non-profit organizations throughout the Mid-Ohio Valley to receive funding. more »»

Fire stops business ... for a day

November 14, 2014 It was just more than a week ago that a massive fire destroyed the Haas Sales building and its contents at 75 Highland Ridge Road, but incredibly, within 24 hours the tractor and equipment sales and... more »»

Oil field worker dies in blast

November 14, 2014 SUMMERFIELD— A Virginia man was killed when an oil well drilling explosion occurred Wednesday evening in Noble County. Norman Butler, 48, of Newport News, Va. more »»

Town’s Landmark

November 14, 2014 WILLIAMSTOWN—Hovering over the Ohio River on West Virginia 14 in Williamstown is a two-story Federal-style brick mansion that housed some of the city’s most powerful families and hosted a... more »»

Belpre man accused of threatening witness

November 14, 2014 A Belpre man facing drug charges was arrested Wednesday on a federal charge of retaliating against a witness after he allegedly threatened a Parkersburg woman. Brent J. more »»

City officials debate $110,000 study

November 14, 2014 Members of Marietta City Council, the city administration and city employees debated the necessity of an approximately $110,000 study that would beef up the city's wellhead protection area research... more »»

Chemical operating classes’ success spreads

November 14, 2014 The Washington County Career Center recently expanded its reach into Columbus with its chemical operating class based in the Adult Technical Training school. more »»

Irvine leaving commissioner’s job Nov. 29

November 14, 2014 After serving Washington County for the last four years, Commissioner Tim Irvine tendered his resignation Thursday morning, effective Nov. 29. more »»

Devola man’s case moves on minus kidnapping charge

November 14, 2014 From staff reports A kidnapping charge was dropped Wednesday against a Devola man who allegedly broke into his ex-girlfriend’s home and assaulted the woman late last week. more »»

Music, art, gym

November 13, 2014 A heated debate is alive and well in the state surrounding the Ohio State Board of Education, as members have spent the week discussing a controversial proposal that would eliminate minimum staffing... more »»

Logger killed by falling tree

November 13, 2014 A Stanleyville man was killed after a tree fell on him while logging in Warren Township Wednesday afternoon. Bernard L. more »»

The 411 on city house numbers

November 13, 2014 Even traveling down city blocks at a steady 35 miles per hour, the numbers on the city houses tend to rush past in a blur with many of the numbers missing or hard to see. Now imagine it is 11 p.m. more »»

Behavioral Health Board weighing options on center

November 13, 2014 A week after being denied the sanitarium permit needed to turn a Fifth Street building into a residential treatment center for recovering addicts, the Washington County Behavioral Health Board is... more »»

$2,500 gift to recycling center

November 13, 2014 A $2,500 donation from PDC Energy was more than welcome by the Marietta Area Recycling Center Wednesday. more »»

Beverly offers family pool pass discount

November 13, 2014 BEVERLY — After a committee formed a week ago to come up with ways to save the Beverly-Waterford Community Pool, an idea to raise the price of a family season pass was approved by Beverly Council... more »»

City, CVB will huddle on bureau’s 2015 budget

November 13, 2014 Marietta City Council will push back further discussions about the level of bed tax allocation for the Marietta-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau until the city can go over the... more »»

New plant manager at DuPont

November 13, 2014 WASHINGTON, W.Va. — The DuPont Washington Works Plant has a new manager. DuPont has appointed Robert "Bob" J. more »»

WVU-Parkersburg search for new president narrows

November 13, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The West Virginia University at Parkersburg's Board of Governors has the final five candidates being considered for the position of college president. more »»

Paying tribute

November 12, 2014 American flags seemed to be flying everywhere in downtown Marietta Tuesday as hundreds lined the streets for the Pioneer city’s 2014 Veterans Day Parade. more »»



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