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Marietta Main Street lights up Muskingum Park

Photos by Michele Newbanks Colorful trees line the walkway to the gazebo at East Muskingum Park as the Holiday Tree Walk, sponsored by Marietta Main Street, commenced Wednesday night. Started in 2019, the event brings trees decorated by local civic organizations and businesses together with ...

One killed in Belpre Township accident

The Marietta Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a two-vehicle crash Wednesday night on Ohio 618 at Ohio 339 in Belpre Township where one person was killed. A preliminary investigation shows a 2016 Toyota RAV4 driven by Joyce Strohl, 69, of Morgan County was south on Route ...

A look at area events to enjoy with the family

Marietta and the surrounding areas will be bustling with activity this weekend as the Christmas season has officially begun. Two month-long events launched Wednesday night, with the start of the inaugural Merry-etta Driving Tour of Lights and the Holiday Tree Walk at East Muskingum ...

Woodyard sworn in as new Wood Co. Sheriff

PARKERSBURG — Rick Woodyard was sworn in as the new Wood County Sheriff on Wednesday morning. Woodyard was administered the oath of office by Wood County Circuit Judge Jason Wharton as numerous deputies and employees of the department, county officials, county employees, Woodyard’s family ...

New details concerning local cold case

More details have been released regarding the 1995 murder of Kimberly and Daniel Fulton while suspect Scott Hickman awaits a jury trial. The bodies of Kimberly and Daniel were found in the burned remains of their home, and the case had gone cold. But after work by the Washington County ...

Give Local MOV

PARKERSBURG — Local nonprofits took time on Giving Tuesday to look ahead to one of the biggest fundraisers in the Mid-Ohio Valley. The Parkersburg Area Community Foundation and Regional Affiliates kicked off Give Local MOV 2022 on Tuesday morning at Superior Toyota on Seventh Street in ...