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Wood BOE will swear in new board members

July 4, 2014 PARKERSBURG —The Wood County Board of Education will hold two meetings next week, beginning with a swearing in of two new members and election of a new school board presiden. more »»

Around town published July 4

July 4, 2014 Chamber event at Hampton Inn Thurs. The Marietta Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly Business After Hours from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, hosted by Hampton Inn, 508 Pike St., Marietta. more »»

A little love? The status of tennis courts

July 3, 2014 The Marietta Area Community Tennis Association (MACTA) will finally see the tennis courts at Lookout Park get repairs, as Marietta City Council has agreed to give some money for its improvement. more »»

Explosion investigations continue

July 3, 2014 State and federal investigations continued Wednesday into last week’s explosion at the Belpre area Enviro-Tank Clean, Inc. more »»

Heroin bust nabs 2

July 3, 2014 Two area men were arrested early Wednesday morning for possession of heroin and methamphetamine as part of an ongoing investigation by the Major Crimes Task Force. more »»

Who has control of the tower?

July 3, 2014 Stretching up into the sky above Stanleyville is the county’s oldest radio tower. more »»

Newport Baptist Church

July 3, 2014 NEWPORT—The Newport Baptist Church, 255 Greene St., was built little by little over the years. more »»

What’s in a name: Green(e) St. signs

July 3, 2014 Nineteen recently-installed Marietta street signs will have to be replaced due to the misspelling of Greene Street by the sign contractor. more »»

Experience the Parkersburg Art Center

July 3, 2014 Whether you are a toddler going through your first finger-painting period or an adult looking to try your hand at pottery, the Parkersburg Art Center has an opportunity waiting right in the city’s... more »»

Youth soccer to benefit from social

July 3, 2014 With its annual all-you-can-eat ice cream extravaganza just around the corner, Broughton Foods is hoping to kick up some support for a local youth sports organization this year. more »»

Parkersburg man dies in fall through ceiling

July 3, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A volunteer died Tuesday evening after falling through the ceiling of the South Parkersburg Baptist Church gymnasium. Bernard R. more »»

Around town published July 3

July 3, 2014 Right Path, Marietta College host event The Right Path for Washington County and Marietta College are hosting a Town Hall meeting from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. more »»

Belgium defeats Team USA 2-1

July 2, 2014 CHICAGO — Thousands of Chicago soccer fans shortened their workdays Tuesday and packed Soldier Field to watch the U.S. play Belgium in a World Cup elimination game in Brazil. Although the U.S. more »»

Rental saga over, tenant moves out

July 2, 2014 One chapter in the year-long legal battle between a tenant fighting for safety and maintenance upgrades and the property landlord who opted not to renew her lease has closed with the tenant moving. more »»

Heading out of town? AAA has some tips

July 2, 2014 For those getting into their cars and making a trip to lands far (and not so far) away for the Fourth of July, drivers might have to deal with more motorists on the road and fork over a little more... more »»

Couple leading the Army

July 2, 2014 Husband and wife Aaron and Wanessa Moore often joke that they bleed red, yellow and blue, and they’re not talking about any teams in the World Cup. more »»

While always a concern locally, bridge jumping suicides are rare

July 2, 2014 Officials with San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge just approved a $76 million funding package to build a suicide barrier to prevent people from jumping off the edge, a common occurrence there. more »»

Williamstown city council, mayor sworn in Tuesday

July 2, 2014 WILLIAMSTOWN —New terms of office began for two councilmen and the mayor of Williamstown when they were sworn in Tuesda. more »»

Popular art and craft fair begins Thurs.

July 2, 2014 RIPLEY, W.Va.— The 51st annual Mountain State Art and Craft Fair will kick off Thursday at the Cedar Lakes Conference Center near Ripley and run through Saturday. more »»

Around town published July 2

July 2, 2014 Fort Frye board committee to meet There will be a Fort Frye Local Board of Education Building and Grounds Committee meeting at 5 p.m. more »»



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