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Investigators collect evidence on shooting

August 30, 2016 GRANDVIEW TWP.—Waking up to a loud argument across the street, neighbors living along Ohio 7 in Grandview Township were only mildly concerned by a disturbance early Sunday mornin. more »»

County fair prep

August 30, 2016 This year marks the annual 197th Washington County Fair in Marietta, and the fair board members are gearing up for four days full of tractor pulls, greasy fair food and fun horse shows. more »»


August 30, 2016 Two Marietta men have been indicted on multiple counts, including breaking and entering, theft and attempted theft, for allegedly stealing and attempting to steal materials from two neighboring area... more »»

No local write-in candidates

August 30, 2016 November is fast-approaching, as are the deadlines concerning the election, including the write-in deadline that closed Monday at 4 p.m. more »»

Mobile museum tells zep’s story

August 30, 2016 Theresa Rayner, 57, of Ava has spent the majority of her adult life preserving the history of the ZR-1, also known as the USS Shenandoah. more »»

Ducks, geese not at Buckeye Park anymore

August 30, 2016 There seems to be less quacking and honking at Buckeye Park on Fay Avenue as members of the community are noticing a lack of popular ducks and geese at the pond. more »»

Bond call officially on ballot

August 30, 2016 By Michael Erb Special to the Times PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Commission on Monday approved adding a $41 million bond call to the November ballot, but not before asking Wood County Schools... more »»

Around town

August 30, 2016 Final auditions for Children’s Choir The Marietta Children’s Choir will hold its final round of auditions on Sept. 6 at Hermann Fine Arts Center on the Marietta College campu. more »»

Block party aims to create community togetherness

August 29, 2016 Everyone loves an old-fashioned block party. more »»

Washington County Sheriff’s Office investigating shooting in Grandview Twp.

August 29, 2016 From staff reports The Washington County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred Sunday morning near New Matamoras. more »»

Officials say no lasting threat from chlorine gas leak near Monroe County

August 29, 2016 Special to the Times NEW MARTINSVILLE — A chlorine leak Saturday morning at the Axiall plant in southern Marshall County, West Virginia was under control by mid-afternoon, emergency officials said. more »»

Festival abuzz with honey lovers

August 29, 2016 PARKERSBURG — People got a chance to sample some honey and learn about its production during the annual West Virginia State Honey Festival held at City Park over the weekend in Parkersburg. more »»

Local movie to premiere at Peoples Bank Theatre

August 29, 2016 "Khange Tha Game" will premiere at 8 p.m. Oct. 8 at the Peoples Bank Theater in Marietta. The locally filmed and produced movie is by Dizzyboy Productions. The red carpet entrance will start at 7 p.m. more »»

Zombie 5K Sept. 24 to benefit area animal shelter

August 29, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The Humane Society of Parkersburg and Parkersburg South High School Key Club on Sept. more »»

Around town

August 29, 2016 Free community meal Friday on Wooster St. A free community meal will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at Christ United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 301 Wooster St., Marietta. more »»

Parkersburg home damaged in Sunday fire

August 29, 2016 From staff reports PARKERSBURG — A Parkersburg home sustained extensive damage in a structure fire early Sunday morning. The Parkersburg Fire Department was called out at 12:30 a.m. more »»


August 27, 2016 s the leaves become golden so do fall’s favorite fruits. more »»

2 cold cases get new attention

August 27, 2016 Two Washington County cold cases may be about to heat up as investigators resume interviews and review evidence on the 24-year old homicide of Patsy Sparks and the 26-year old murder of Terri Roach... more »»

EVE auction draws bidders

August 27, 2016 By Hannah Kittle The Marietta Times The Lafayette Hotel was filled to the brim with community members perusing art and other finds, delighted to help fund EVE Inc. more »»

She’s 102 and full of spunk

August 27, 2016 Imagine living through the first and second world wars, seeing the transition from horses to cars and being among the first women to vot. more »»

Marietta to unveil redesigned website

August 27, 2016 It’s been about seven years since the city of Marietta’s website,, has been upgraded, and that’s just too long, according to the city’s information systems administrator. more »»



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