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Pedestrian killed crossing Ohio 7

November 4, 2014 A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle at the intersection of Ohio 7 and County House Lane in Marietta Monday night, according to law enforcement officials at the scene. more »»

Kasich leads GOP victories across Ohio

November 4, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republican John Kasich coasted to re-election as Ohio's governor on Tuesday by defeating Cleveland Democrat Ed FitzGerald amid early indications turnout was low across the state. more »»

Common Core: Bill would create 3-year period of adjustment

November 4, 2014 As schools experience the first year of Common Core standards implementation, a new bill introduced by the Ohio House is aiming to alleviate some of the stress. more »»

County health office targets juvenile diabetes

November 4, 2014 The Washington County Health Department is trying to shift more focus to the prevention of chronic disease, and its latest project aims to track and prevent the onset of Type 2 diabetes in childr. more »»

Nearly $10,000 raised for Strecker Cancer Center

November 4, 2014 A good-natured contest for a good cause has apparently been won by the Marietta Fire Department, which challenged Parkersburg’s Fire Department to see which group could sell the most pink T-shirts... more »»

Election Day in W.Va., too

November 4, 2014 PARKERSBURG —Wood County polls for today's general election will close at 7:30 p.m. more »»

Ohio 339 determines school split

November 3, 2014 As the Warren Local School District prepares to move students into a middle school at what is now Barlow-Vincent Elementary, district administrators have determined how the school system will be... more »»

Most are unswayed or annoyed by campaign ads

November 3, 2014 While election season is nearing the end, the negative ads are stronger than ever. more »»

Pay it forward: Retired teacher keeps active

November 3, 2014 Retiring after 30 years as a teacher with Marietta City Schools, Cathy Schafer wanted to stay active in the community so she began helping out with a couple of local nonprofit organizations—the... more »»

American Legion toy run raises $6,000 for area children

November 3, 2014 BEVERLY—Around 30 people got into the Christmas spirit a little early over the weekend as baby dolls, footballs, doll houses and guitars lined a corner of the floor in the American Legion Post 389,... more »»

Remember safety as temps start to drop

November 3, 2014 A residential fire occurs every 30 minutes in Ohio, according the state fire marshal’s office. more »»

Huge turnout for annual Warren craft show

November 3, 2014 VINCENT — The 36th annual Warren High School band boosters' arts and crafts fair filled the school's gymnasium and hallways on Saturday with more than 1,000 attendees. more »»

Around town published Nov. 3

November 3, 2014 Beverly committees will meet Wednesday The Village of Beverly committee meetings for November will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday. The Swimming Pool Committee will hold a public meeting at 7 p.m. more »»

Holiday jobs

November 1, 2014 While most of the population is still snacking on leftover Halloween candy, local retailers are already planning far ahea. more »»

Early voters still have time

November 1, 2014 There are just three days left to vote early in Ohio’s 2014 general election, and the number of ballots cast so far indicate a low early voter turnout, according to the Washington County Board of... more »»

Grand jury indicts 2 for murder plot

November 1, 2014 A Belpre woman who allegedly conspired to have her husband murdered and the man with whom she was having an affair were among 28 people indicted by a Washington County grand jury Friday. Dina L. more »»

Zonta boutique next week in Reno

November 1, 2014 Twice a year the Zonta Club of Marietta sponsors its Unique Boutiqu. more »»

Theft from employer results in jail sentence

November 1, 2014 A Wood County man was sentenced to 45 days in jail followed by 36 months of community control and ordered to pay $8,000 in restitution payments for stealing money from his previous employe. more »»

Leaf collections begin Nov. 10

November 1, 2014 As fall deepens, a distinct crunch can be heard from stepping on leaves lining not only streets, but filling up yards to capacity, and leaf pickup will return to the city Nov. more »»

Students design pumpkin protectors

November 1, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The goal of pumpkin drop events held Thursday at two area schools was to teach students physics concepts in a fun, memorable way. more »»



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