Local chess club looking for opponents

Local News

The chess club at Veritas Academy in Marietta is looking for other chess clubs for a possible tournament. Club leader Lynn Stoll, a teacher’s aide at the school, said if anyone from an area school or the community wanted to start a club, she was willing to help. “We have a great ...

Less than two weeks until election

Local News

With less than two weeks until the general election, the Washington County Board of Elections has been busy with early voters. “It’s not near as busy as last year, though,” said Deputy Director Karen Pawloski. So far, 432 residents have voted early in-person, with another 463 voting ...

Riverside Artists Gallery to close its doors Dec. 31

Local News

After more than 20 years, the Riverside Artists Gallery will close its doors Dec. 31. Virginia Killian, one of the founding members, said they wanted to go out with a bang instead of a whimper, so there will be shows through the end of the year. She said they decided to close the gallery ...

Heart Walk taking place today

Local News

PARKERSBURG — The American Heart Association has partnered with local businesses and community teams for the return of the in-person Mid-Ohio Valley Heart and Stroke Walk, happening today at City Park in Parkersburg. Registration for the event opens at 4:30 p.m. with the walk starting at ...

Williamstown Council eyes disability policies

Local News

On Tuesday, Williamstown City Council met to discuss the next meeting, which will be held on Election Day. Council meetings are usually held on the first and third Tuesday of every month. The first Tuesday in November is November 2, which is Election Day. Councilman Marty Seufer said the ...

Police Reports

Local News

Reports/Washington County ¯ A deputy began an investigation Sunday into a breaking and entering in Dunham Township. This case remains under investigation. ¯ A deputy responded Monday to Veto Road, Dunham Township, to a report of Myles Merew being at a residence and sending threatening ...