Wednesday Aug 6
Firefighters battle blaze Wednesday
A late afternoon fire Wednesday at 48 Maple Drive in Mullenix Addition near the Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport caused considerable damage to the home owned by James L. Atkinson.
Worthington, Waverly become Title I schools
John Merritt, director of federal programs for Wood County Schools, said Worthington and Waverly elementary schools will begin receiving federal Title I funds and support for the 2014-15 school year.
An exact amount of rainfall was not available from the National Weather Service in Charleston because of equipment being down, said Andrew Beavers, meteorologist.
Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down
UP: To the support among area fire departments during emergencies. This cooperation was on display Tuesday when lightning started a fire at a home on Wyndemere Drive.
Calling For Backup
When a lightning strike set a home on Wyndemere Drive ablaze Tuesday, it wasn't just city - or even West Virginia - firefighters that swung into action.