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W.Va. halts funds to clean up meth labs
Wood County Victims' Advocate Tiffany Kiger said the federal government stopped reimbursing the state and that resulted in the legislative change to the fund.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Habitat holds home dedication
"I can't believe this has all happened so quickly," said new homeowner Bonnie Lyons.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
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.
Officials seek agricultural boost in MOV
Local officials recently joined West Virginia's agriculture commissioner on a fact-finding mission to North Carolina to boost the Mountain State's agricultural base.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Vienna votes to buy Johns Manville property
The second reading of an ordinance giving the city permission to purchase the former Johns Manville property passed unanimously Thursday evening.
Betty Lucille (Nutt) Stansberry Cox
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.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
County learns of meth cleanup procedures
Wood County officials learned the procedures and law relating to the cleanup, remediation of meth lab properties during a special meeting Wednesday of the Wood County Abandoned/Dilapidated Building Committee.
Gee: WVU-P affiliation beneficial
An anticipated cracker plant and economic development in Wood County make West Virginia University's continued relationship with West Virginia University at Parkersburg "a compelling opportunity," says WVU President E. Gordon Gee.
Vienna to have emergency drill today
Vienna today will be holding its first emergency drill in the morning and the visionary planning session for the Johns Manville property in the evening, officials said.
Prosecutor readies warrants for Johnson
Three felony warrants were obtained for the arrest of a man who was involved in a shooting incident with Parkersburg Police last week.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Back to School
Organizations across the Mid-Ohio Valley have begun their efforts to ensure all local kids start the school year with the supplies they will need.
Smith named chief deputy
Wood County Sheriff Ken Merritt said Monday he hates to see Chief Deputy Shawn Graham go but is confident in the man who will replace him.
Williamstown approves Graham as police chief
Wood County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Shawn Graham was unanimously approved as the new police chief during a special city council meeting Monday.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
SPOT Clinic all about the numbers
For Humane Society of Parkersburg Executive Director Michelle Earl, the animal shelter's low cost spay and neuter facility - the SPOT Clinic - is all about the math.
Wood County sheriff names Smith chief deputy
Sheriff Ken Merritt announced this morning that Smith, a 25-year veteran of the department, would be sworn in as chief deputy on Aug. 1, replacing Shawn Graham, who is leaving at the end of the month to become the chief of the Williamstown Police Department.
Ex-'Buckwild' cast member arrested in Rockport
Ashley Nichole Whitt, 22, of Charleston, was charged with grand larceny auto, along with 34-year-old Zanesville resident Wade Robert Mitchell.
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West Virginia victims in New York plane crash
A Wood County man died Saturday morning in a plane crash in New York that also claimed the lives of his daughter and a friend.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down
UP: To the 42nd West Virginia Interstate Fair and Exposition which concludes its run tonight at the Wood County 4-H Fairgrounds on Butcher Bend Road, in Mineral Wells.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Interstate Fair concludes today in Mineral Wells
A spell of cooler temperatures that is uncommon for mid-July has helped draw crowds this week to the 2014 West Virginia Interstate Fair and Exposition in Mineral Wells.
Jury sides with Cross against Wood BOE
After less than two hours of deliberation, the Wood County Circuit Court jury in the case of Adam Cross vs. the Wood County Board of Education found in favor of Cross.