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WSCC honors program success

May 5, 2016 A first year program aimed at challenging and cultivating students of academic honor has been deemed a success. more »»

Drug dealer sent to prison

May 5, 2016 A Richland County woman was sentenced to three years of community control, 90 days in jail, and ordered to pay a $10,000 fine by Washington County Common Pleas Judge Randall Burnworth Wednesday. more »»

Day of Prayer events planned locally

May 5, 2016 By Brett Dunlap Special to the Times Local residents, church and community leaders will gather in Parkersburg, Williamstown and Marietta today to express their faith and pray for their communities... more »»

Lowell rallies around court bailiff

May 5, 2016 A “no one fights alone” attitude is how the community of Lowell, and beyond, has approached a benefit for a beloved bailiff and friend. more »»

Free Comic Book Day celebration includes Marietta

May 5, 2016 By Brett Kline Special to the Times PARKERSBURG — For the past 15 years comic book stores across the nation have celebrated the art form of comic books on the first Saturday of May. more »»

Man accused of supplying deadly heroin in OD

May 5, 2016 From local reports A Marietta man was arrested in connection with the Jan. 16 heroin overdose death of Tyler Miller, 725 Center St., Beverly. more »»

Make your summer camp choices now

May 4, 2016 The typical “I’m bored” mantra repeated by children throughout the summer as their parents frantically search for ways to keep them busy is no longer as many specialty camps have emerged in the... more »»

Toy, doll museum opens

May 4, 2016 A house full of toys for girls and boys (and adults, too) is now open again for the season and full of new additions to capture the imaginative child in everyone. more »»

AP: Kasich to end bid for White House, Sources Say

May 4, 2016 UPDATE: Associated Press reports sources say Ohio Gov. John Kasich will end his bid for the White House today. COLUMBUS — Ohio Gov. more »»

Free show at WSCC by vocalist

May 4, 2016 From local reports The Evergreen Arts and Humanities Series at Washington State Community College, in collaboration with the Schwendeman Agency Inc. more »»

Hollister named to state school board

May 4, 2016 From local reports COLUMBUS — Marietta resident Nancy Hollister, former governor, lieutenant governor, state representative, and mayor has been appointed to represent District 8 on the State Board o... more »»

Facility priorities go before Wood BOE May 10

May 4, 2016 By Michael Erb Special to the Times PARKERSBURG — Officials will bring nearly $139 million in construction and renovation projects to the Wood County Board of Education next week, with about $88... more »»

Air service bids delayed; airport numbers up

May 4, 2016 By Evan Bevins Special to the Times WILLIAMSTOWN - The deadline for Essential Air Service bids for the Mid-Ohio Valley Regional and nine other airports has been extended by two-and-a-half weeks at... more »»

Strawberries: Find them fresh

May 3, 2016 It is May, which means it is ripe time for fresh strawberries. more »»

Waterford gymnast heading to Junior Olympics

May 3, 2016 A local gymnast is making leaps and bounds in the sport as she heads to the Junior Olympics today. more »»

Addiction recovery agency adds 4th location

May 3, 2016 PARKERSBURG — A West Virginia organization is opening an addiction recovery center at 4200 Emerson Ave. more »»

Clinton campaigns in Athens today

May 3, 2016 Hillary Clinton, the frontrunner for the Democratic Party’s nomination for president, planned a campaign stop today at an Athens beer garden, her campaign said. more »»

Brother, sister fight for a cause

May 3, 2016 A local brother and sister duo are raising awareness and funding toward a cause that affects almost every family in the Mid-Ohio Valley. more »»

Suspects arrested after chase that began in Marietta

May 3, 2016 PARKERSBURG — A man and woman are behind bars after a Sunday chase that started with a reported theft in Marietta and led from Parkersburg to Williamstown. more »»

W.Va. Symphony season finale Sunday

May 3, 2016 From local reports PARKERSBURG - The West Virginia Symphony Orchestra Parkersburg will present its final concert of the 2015-2016 season at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Blennerhassett School Auditorium. more »»

‘You are ready’

May 2, 2016 Pulitzer Prize-winning author Helene Cooper delivered the keynote address Sunday at Marietta College’s 179th Commencement ceremony in the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center. more »»



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