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13 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

Commission to discuss Tebay issue

PARKERSBURG Two issues will be discussed today by the Wood County Commission over the withdrawal of a candidate in the primary election.

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Related Topix: Parkersburg, WV

Tue Apr 15, 2014

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Feed to Achieve

Wood County schools have the lowest participation rate in West Virginia when it comes to school breakfasts.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

Mon Apr 14, 2014

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Wood County officials discuss audit

No mention of audit findings relating to Wood County Commissioner Wayne Dunn's handling of the Smart Energy Solution program was made during a Monday meeting between state auditors and commissioners.

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Related Topix: Parkersburg, WV

Sat Apr 12, 2014

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Simulated Workplace

The Wood County Technical Center, which includes the Caperton Center for Applied Technology, will join this fall with the West Virginia Simulated Workplace Initiative.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

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First finance reports filed

Wood County Commissioner Wayne Dunn, who is running as the sole Democrat on the May 13 primary ballot for the commission seat he now occupies, led the pack in contributions with a total of $10,869, most of which came in the form of a loan Dunn made to his own campaign.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, Albright, WV

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Parkinson's support group raises awareness

Larry Ice, the organizer of the group about eight years ago, said the support group meets on the second Saturday each month at the Vienna Public Library.

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Related Topix: Parkinson's Disease, Health, Vienna, WV, Parkersburg, WV

Wed Apr 09, 2014

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Newell: Tax cut tops sales tax increase

A city resident would have to spend $1,000 a week on items other than food and gasoline for a proposed 1 percent sales tax and accompanying cut on the business and occupation tax for utilities to be a losing proposition, Mayor Bob Newell said.

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Related Topix: Parkersburg, WV

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Truck driver dies in wreck

At around 7:30 a.m., the Wood County Sheriff's Department responded to the two-vehicle accident at U.S. 50 and W.Va.

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Related Topix: Parkersburg, WV, Waverly, WV, Lumberport, WV

Tue Apr 08, 2014

West Virginia Metro

What's ahead for Coldwater Creek?

Questions about the future of Coldwater Creek, the women's apparel retailer first formed as a catalog company in 1984, continued to swirl on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Mineral Wells, WV (Mineralwells, WV), Parkersburg, WV

Mon Apr 07, 2014

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Semi spills lumber on U.S. 50

A towing incident led to a mess in the ditch along westbound U.S. 50 in Wood County Monday afternoon, officials said.

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Spring cleaning swings into action

Volunteers from the Wood County Historic Landmarks Commission and the Julia-Ann Square Historic District were busy raking and cutting away weeds Saturday in the historic Riverview-Cook Cemetery.

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Related Topix: Parkersburg, WV

Sun Apr 06, 2014

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Chuck' T. Dailey

He was born in Parkersburg on April 12, 1942, a son of the late Howard C. and Beatrice "Bee" Shriner Dailey.

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Related Topix: Parkersburg, WV, US Military, US Marine Corps, Vienna, WV, Mineral Wells, WV (Mineralwells, WV)

Sat Apr 05, 2014

The Intelligencer

Fracking Not Good for Us, Regardless of What Morrisey Says

In the March 11th, 2014 op-ed section of The Intelligencer, West Virginia's attorney general, Patrick Morrisey, had an asinine, pro-fracking article.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables, Chesapeake, WV, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

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City CDBG funds see decrease

City officials will go over the new amount and what effect it will have on funded programs aimed at low- to moderate-income neighborhoods during a meeting of the Parkersburg City Council Finance Committee at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the small conference room adjacent to council chambers.

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Related Topix: Parkersburg, WV, Newell, WV

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Vienna lawyer earns Dils award

On June 5, Hudson will receive the 2014 Edwin L.D. Dils Heart of Our Community Award for his service to the YMCA and other community organizations at a dinner at the Parkersburg Country Club.

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Related Topix: Vienna, WV, Parkersburg, WV, Family, Kids

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Wood BOE to hire superintendent

While the announcement of a new superintendent will be one of the major issues addressed by the Wood County Board of Education next week, several equally important items will be up for discussion at Tuesday's meeting.

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Related Topix: Parkersburg, WV, Fayette County, WV, Williamstown, WV

Fri Apr 04, 2014

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Wood County Courthouse repairs underway

Temporary repairs were being completed Friday on the Market Street side entrance of the courthouse where cracked and deteriorating tile is actually causing a drop in the floor level.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, Parkersburg, WV

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Reta Goedeke named Wood County Belle

Reta Goedeke, 78, president of the Sand Hill Community Educational Outreach Service Club, has been named the 2014 Wood County Belle.

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Related Topix: Glenville, WV, Parkersburg, WV

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Graham graduates FBI Academy

The third deputy in the history of the Wood County Sheriff Office returns home as an Federal Bureau of Investigations Academy graduate, officials said.

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Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

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Civil Service

The Fraternal Order of Police named Sharyn Tallman to the position of Parkersburg Police Civil Service commissioner on Thursday, officials said.

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Related Topix: Parkersburg, WV, Blennerhassett, WV

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