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State says ciao to 36th annual Italian Heritage Festival
A celebration of the rich culture which made its way from "Lo Stivale" to "Lo Stato Di Montagna" kicks off Friday in Clarksburg.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Police: Suspect committed suicide
A Parkersburg man who was suspected in the death of another Parkersburg man is believed to have taken his own life, Parkersburg police said Wednesday.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Ice Bucket Challenge
In keeping up with the trend to raise awareness, support and funds for research, area schools participated in the Ice Bucket Challenge Friday.
County not told of vehicle purchase
Wood County commissioners and 911 officials said Thursday they were unaware of the city fire department's recent ambulance purchase and were not provided any information about the ambulances or their proposed usage.
Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall plans finalized
Organizers finalized the plans and preparations for Tuesday's arrival of the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall at City Park.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Patricia J. Drake
Patricia enjoyed crafts and using her artistic skills with drawing. She was a gardener and liked to can her garden produce.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Newell defends ambulance purchase
An ambulance purchased by the city Fire Department will be used only if no other ambulances are available, Mayor Bob Newell told City Council members Tuesday evening.
Erickson bleacher donations have exceeded $10K
Donations to the Erickson All-Sports Facility bleacher fund in honor of the memory of long-time Parkersburg South Principal Tom Eschbacher, now exceed $10,000, said Richard Bush, the president of the board of directors of the Camden Avenue sports complex.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Volunteers sought to help with Vietnam memorial
Volunteers will be needed to help those who visit to pay their respects when the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall arrives in Parkersburg later this month, an organizer said.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Buses, crossing guards on duty
With school starting today, residents of Wood County are reminded to stop for all buses with red lights flashing, officials said.
Wood man's collection on exhibit at museum
In 2003, James L. Webster of Wood County wrote a book on the Wheeling Decorating Co., a business in Wheeling that closed in 1962.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Easy Rider fares may rise
If the plan is approved, the base fare for the Easy Rider buses would go from 50 to 75 cents, with the half fare for seniors, students and those with disabilities increasing from a quarter to 35 cents.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
She was born Nov. 23, 1950, in Parkersburg, a daughter of the late Earl Buhl and Frances Virginia Ferrell Davis.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Parkersburg, Vienna pitch for home rule
Parkersburg officials believe imposing a 1 percent sales tax would generate an extra $4.74 million annually, while Vienna leaders said doing the same would yield them $2.82 million more a year.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Edward F. McDonald
He was born Nov. 10, 1927, in Wood County, a son of the late Charles Henry McDonald and Della Elsie McDonald.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Community members and supporters turned out Saturday for the 33rd annual Harvest of Opportunities Benefit Auction for SW Resources at Grand Point Conference Center in Vienna, purchasing various items of interest and helping a longtime pillar of the community in the process.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Four cities to present to Home Rule board
A third round of presentations by municipalities hoping to participate in the home rule program will be held Monday in Wheeling.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Richards sought in death, robbery
Police are searching for the man believed to have killed a one-year-old girl in his care on Tuesday in Parkersburg and then allegedly robbed Five Guys in Vienna on Wednesday morning.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Marilyn Plum is keeping busy
It has been a year since Marilyn Plum suffered a brain aneurysm and opened the Corner Cafe at a new location in Parkersburg.