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Following the Boy Scouts of America vote Thursday to allow gay Scouts in the organization, the Allohak Council of BSA, based in Parkersburg, released the following statement.
A group of citizens got the chance to see how the Parkersburg Police Department operates during the Citizens Police Academy for the last 10 weeks.
The U.S. Census Bureau said Morgantown is poised to surpass Parkersburg as the state's third-largest city, but officials say the impact - if it occurs - will be minimal as there are factors that may keep the city in its current position.
Ira W. Atkinson, Jr. died Monday, May 20, 2013, in the presence of his family, following a long fight with cancer.
City Engineer Justin Smith said the four columns installed Wednesday are more than 110 years old and are some of the last pieces of the former Chancellor Hotel.
A walking and biking trail near Point Park was reopened earlier this month after falling chunks of concrete caused it to be closed for two weeks.
The Wood County Development Authority announced Thursday it was hiring consulting firm AECOM "to conduct the study for a planned ballpark and team such as the Frontier League." A public meeting has been scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday at Belpre City Hall, 715 Park Drive.
On May 9, 1863, Gen. Grumble Jones and his raiding party of 1,500 cavalry, after creating havoc all along the railroad from Grafton to Cairo, decided to give up plans on attacking Parkersburg.
I was reminded at a meeting this week about how one of our fellow West Virginia cities worked together many years ago to define the major projects to benefit their community.
Spring flowers became works of art with the opening of the first "Bloom, Bloom, Pow" show at the Parkersburg Art Center on Saturday.
During the spring commencement at West Virginia University at Parkersburg, the class of 2013 said their final goodbye and prepared to begin their lives in their fields of study.
Two musical acts with newly recorded CDs will join to perform in a free concert at Mingo First United Presbyterian Church.
Ryan Kent has joined the Bowles Rice LLP law firm as an associate practicing in the areas of energy, oil, natural gas, real estate, and tax law.
A Washington County woman who made false statements to police that prolonged and exaggerated an already complicated high-profile case pleaded guilty Thursday to filing a false police report.
The Humane Society of Parkersburg is offering the Wood County Commission a new option: Reduced animal control at a slightly reduced cost.