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Baseball league plan needs time
The commissioner of the Frontier League said that even if another area lands the independent league's 14th franchise, it won't be the third strike in efforts to bring professional baseball back to Parkersburg.
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UP: To Parkersburg taking another step toward becoming the low-budget horror film capital of the universe.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Par Mar campaign to help kids
Par Mar Stores Friday kicked off a multi-week campaign to raise funds for the Children's Home Society of West Virginia.
County seeks Morrisey's input
Wood County commissioners will ask state Attorney General Patrick Morrisey for direction on how to handle votes cast for a candidate who has withdrawn.
Southside library efforts moving ahead
Parkersburg and Wood County Public Library officials must clear one more regulatory hurdle before a new chapter can begin for the south Parkersburg branch.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
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.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Feed to Achieve
Wood County schools have the lowest participation rate in West Virginia when it comes to school breakfasts.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
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.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
The Wood County Technical Center, which includes the Caperton Center for Applied Technology, will join this fall with the West Virginia Simulated Workplace Initiative.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
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.
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.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
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.
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.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
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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.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
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.
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.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Chuck' T. Dailey
He was born in Parkersburg on April 12, 1942, a son of the late Howard C. and Beatrice "Bee" Shriner Dailey.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
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.
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.
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.