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The Parkersburg Utility Board on Wednesday accepted a bid for upgrades to the wastewater treatment plant, along with some adjustments to keep the cost of the project in line with original estimates.
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Two people were arrested for charges including child neglect after fleeing from deputies with a 4-month-old child in the car Tuesday evening, officials said.
About nine years ago an Elkins man received a birthday present that would change his life and help him discover his natural talent, a gift for music.
A fifth-grade teacher at Sistersville Elementary was arrested over the weekend on a charge of possession of marijuana with intent to deliver.
Parkersburg native Nathan Marshall recently released an album "What Ships Are For," which can be purchased on iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, CD Baby, Facebook and Bandcamp.
"I can't believe this has all happened so quickly," said new homeowner Bonnie Lyons.
Residents and state and city representatives gathered Saturday on Washington Avenue in Parkersburg to commemorate one of the city's oldest streets as a historical district.
Lt. G.D. Nangle with the Parkersburg Police Department said the multi-vehicle accident occurred about 12:45 p.m. Friday at the intersection of West Virginia 95 and Camden Avenue.
As Bob Newell approaches the halfway point of his third - and under the city charter, final - four years as mayor, some members of City Council want to ask voters whether the term limits on the office should stay in place.
Since the late 1960s, Beverly Baptist Church has been a staple on Fifth Street, but recently the church's doors have been closed to worshippers.
The 82nd annual Belpre Homecoming Festival is less than a week away with opening ceremonies planned for 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
West Virginia University President E. Gordon Gee said this week he believes his institution's relationship with WVU-Parkersburg represents a "compelling opportunity."
Betty Lucille Stansberry Cox, 81, died due to the development of pulmonary blood clots while awaiting surgery, at Camden Clark Medical Center, on July 22, 2014.
Windy, misty and chilly conditions gave moving day at the 81st West Virginia Open an autumn feel in late July.
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Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 04:25 am
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