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Hunters gear up

November 25, 2015 Next week, Ohio’s deer hunters will take to the woods and into their tree stands when the state’s deer-gun hunting season officially kicks off Monday. more »»

Close-to-home views on Syrian refugees

November 25, 2015 Carved into the base of the Statue of Liberty are the welcoming words of the poet Emma Lazarus, “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, the retched refuse of... more »»

Marietta shop owners tout their wares

November 25, 2015 The Marietta-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau is set to launch its 25 Days of Merry-Etta campaign during this year's Small Business Saturday to encourage residents and visitors to... more »»

Belpre town hall meeting on drug abuse

November 25, 2015 BELPRE — Prescription drugs are among some of the most abused forms of drugs in any community, said the speakers at a town hall meeting Tuesday in Belpre. more »»

Paving on Colegate Drive

November 25, 2015 JANELLE PATTERSON The Marietta Times Continuing repairs along Colegate Drive delay traffic Tuesday as only one lane is allowed passage down the northern end of the hill. more »»

Wood BOE reviews possible curriculum changes

November 25, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Wood County Schools is preparing for possible changes in state curriculum after the West Virginia Department of Education recommended moving away from Common Core. more »»

Court activities: Guilty pleas to theft, arson

November 25, 2015 From staff reports A Parkersburg man involved in thefts from his mother’s Belpre home pleaded guilty to a fifth-degree felony count of theft Tuesday morning in Washington County Common Pleas Cou. more »»

Holiday hubbub

November 24, 2015 Nearly two million Ohioans are expected to travel over the extended weekend to enjoy Thanksgiving festivities this year, but a few local places are opening their doors Thursday to offer food and... more »»

Grand jury indicts man for assault scheme

November 24, 2015 A man who poured ketchup on his ear in an alleged attempt to make it appear that he had shot himself and then locked himself in a Lower Salem home for several hours was among 17 people indicted by a... more »»

Marietta water rates won’t change in ’16

November 24, 2015 During Marietta City Council's Finance Committee Monday council members were informed why city administration would not recommend an increase in water rates next yea. more »»

Times offers early Thanksgiving edition

November 24, 2015 To help our readers better plan their Christmas shopping strategy The Marietta Times will make the Thanksgiving Early Edition available to readers again this year. more »»

Belpre man sentenced for break-in

November 24, 2015 A Belpre man who pleaded guilty to breaking and entering into a Belpre business over the summer was sentenced to 36 days in the Washington County Jail Monday morning. Kristopher . more »»

Prison time for woman accused in drug case

November 24, 2015 From staff reports A Parkersburg woman who was involved in the operation of an active meth lab in August and in a trespassing incident earlier in the year was sentenced to 30 months in prison Monday... more »»

Big day for small business

November 24, 2015 Wrapped in scarves, warm coats and mittens, local residents are expected to make an appearance both in downtown Marietta and up the road in Beverly and Waterford this weekend to wrap up their holida... more »»

Cronin sworn-in as Belpre’s new fire chief

November 24, 2015 BELPRE — Belpre Mayor Mike Lorentz swore in the new fire chief of the Belpre Volunteer Fire Department at Monday's meeting of Belpre City Counci. more »»

Recount changes nothing in Marietta Twp. race

November 24, 2015 From staff reports Previous results in the Marietta Township trustee race will stand, following a recount by the Washington County Board of Elections Monda. more »»

Feelin’ the chill

November 23, 2015 A deep freeze set in across the Midwest on Sunday with low temperatures forecast in the single digits and a few below zero, turning the season's first major snow into ice that made some roads... more »»

Comic creator inspired by the daily grind

November 23, 2015 High above the streets of Marietta, James Patrick can look out the seventh-story window of his Dime Bank Building office and see the Ohio River, the traffic traveling Second Street, and if the... more »»

Controversial needle exchange idea being weighed

November 23, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Local officials recently weighed in on the controversial idea of a needle exchange program for the Mid-Ohio Valley. more »»

MHS Craft Show

November 23, 2015 Keeping a marching band program up and running is no small feat, but the Marietta High School Band Boosters succeed in large part thanks to events like the 23rd annual arts and craft show held on... more »»

Sisters Health Foundation awards grants

November 23, 2015 From local reports Parkersburg — Thirty-one nonprofit organizations in the Mid-Ohio Valley received grant funding from the Sisters Health Foundation (SHF) in support of its vision of “healthy people... more »»



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