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Using LEGO and robotics to solve problems

November 16, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Potential future robotics engineers gathered at West Virginia University at Parkersburg for the 2015 FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Trash Trek where students from kindergarten and up learned... more »»

Morgan Co. native to perform at Ohio Valley Opry show

November 16, 2015 From local reports The Ohio Valley Opry will be on stage at the Twin City Opera House in McConnelsville on Saturday, Nov. 21. There will be only one show, and it will start at 7 p.m. more »»

Smoot offering shows for Kids Club

November 16, 2015 From local reports PARKERSBURG - The Smoot Theatre will present the next show in its Kids Club Series on Nov. 20 at the theatre on Fifth Street in downtown Parkersburg. more »»

Around town published 11-16

November 16, 2015 St. Mark’s UMC will sell cookies, candy The St. Mark’s United Methodist Women’s annual Cookie & Candy Sale will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Dec. 5 in the St. more »»

Gift ideas galore at Walk, art show Saturday

November 14, 2015 With a chilly breeze brushing through the streets of downtown Marietta, local residents flocked to two events in the evening geared towards handmade art and music within the doors of local merchants... more »»

Ruble’s next trial begins Feb. 29

November 14, 2015 A date in late February has been set for the retrial of Mitchell Ruble, whose original October murder trial ended in a deadlocked jury after two weeks of testimony. more »»

Fire guts home near Lower Salem; no injuries

November 14, 2015 From staff reports A fire fully engulfed and ruined a home in the Lower Salem area during the early afternoon on Friday. more »»

Evening hours a hit at O’Neill

November 14, 2015 From a calm evening of euchre to a bustling Zumba class, extended hours have brought some new faces through the doors of the O’Neill Center these past few months. more »»

Buckeye Hills staff wins national award

November 14, 2015 A Marietta-based agency was recently given a national award for its recent work developing a thorough database of Utica Shale real estate to attract drilling projects in the area. more »»

FLEDA presents awards

November 14, 2015 The Frontier Local Economic Development Association’s (FLEDA) 14th Annual Dinner was held on Friday, Nov. 6, at Frontier High School. more »»

Scrap metals

November 13, 2015 As the U.S. dollar has gained strength in 2015, scrap metal value has dropped drastically from last year’s export prices. more »»

Downtown Beverly’s abuzz

November 13, 2015 BEVERLY—The main street of Beverly is continuing to fill up empty business spaces, something officials and residents say will help boost the local economy and allow residents to find jobs close to... more »»

Driver dragged from danger as flames engulf car

November 13, 2015 BOAZ, W.Va. — A man was pulled from a burning car Thursday afternoon after wrecking on River Road, officials said. The wreck occurred near Williams Highway and River Road near Henderson Hall. more »»

Oriana House shops for site

November 13, 2015 By Jackie Runion The Marietta Times jrunion@mariettatimes. more »»

New twist on old-school print shop

November 13, 2015 For six years a mom and pop design press has worked from first a garage shop to then within an upstairs loft space in Marietta. more »»

Wood Co. Schools opens curriculum Twitter account

November 13, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Wood County Schools has taken its first steps on social media with a Twitter feed for the district's curriculum and instruction department. more »»

Fire fee backers near petition goal

November 13, 2015 By Pamela Brust Special to the Times PARKERSBURG — Firefighters are within 554 signatures of the number needed to ask Wood County commissioners to implement an ordinance for a fire fee. more »»

Parade honors US heroes

November 12, 2015 The rising sun acted as a spotlight along the length of the Veterans Day Parade in Marietta for the red, white and blue-clad veterans and service personnel as the area community waved flags high in... more »»

Armory celebration

November 12, 2015 The main hall of the Armory ground floor was filled with a buzz of activity Wednesday as Marietta residents and veterans observed the 60 different images of Washington County history lining the wall... more »»

Sternwheel festival to be featured on national TV show tonight

November 12, 2015 Marietta’s Ohio River Sternwheel Festival is set to be featured on RFD TV’s “Small Town, Big Deal,” at 9:30 p.m. tonight. The episode will rerun at 1:30 a.m. Friday. more »»



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