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Marietta court cuts paper use

May 25, 2016 The Marietta Municipal Court is cutting costs and streamlining operations by cashing in on a technology grant program offered by the Supreme Court of Ohio. more »»

 
 
 
Speller ready to compete

May 25, 2016 A Marietta student whizzed through words with ease to Washington D.C. where she takes the stage today for the Scripps National Spelling Bee. more »»

Frontier board mum on Turner

May 25, 2016 NEW MATAMORAS —An administrative leave of one Frontier Local staff member and the hiring of another were the focus of Tuesday night's Board of Education meeting at the Frontier High Middle Schoo. more »»

Water systems being connected

May 25, 2016 VIENNA, W.Va., — Work began Tuesday to connect the water lines between Vienna and Parkersburg, a project prompted by the C8 situation in Vienna. more »»

Holiday travelers fuel up

May 25, 2016 The average cost of a gallon of gas has been on the rise for at least 12 days in a row, but even so, holiday travelers will likely pay the lowest prices for Memorial Day gasoline since 2005. more »»

Oak Grove Christian wants to rent park building

May 25, 2016 A request from Oak Grove Christian School to rent the community building at Lookout Park during the school year was among a variety of issues discussed during a three-hour session of Marietta City... more »»

No one injured, exposed in Chemours leak

May 25, 2016 From staff reports WASHINGTON, W.V. more »»

Local man sentenced for home burglaries

May 25, 2016 Dustin H. Schaad, 20, of 806 Front St., Marietta, was sentenced to 180 days in jail and three years of community control by Washington County Common Pleas Judge Randall Burnworth Tuesda. more »»

2 arrested on drug charges

May 25, 2016 From staff reports An investigation by agents of the Ohio Organized Crimes Investigations Commission, Washington-Morgan-Noble Major Crimes Task Force resulted in a traffic stop in Bartlett, and the... more »»

2 Caldwell students' model depicts how oil is found

May 24, 2016 CALDWELL — Two juniors from Caldwell High School unveiled a three-dimensional modeling project on Monday that administrators from the Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program (OOGEEP) say will... more »»

MHS basketball coach won’t return

May 24, 2016 The head coach of Marietta High School’s varsity basketball program will not be returning next year, after the Marietta City Schools District Board of Education unanimously voted for non-renewal of... more »»

Forest fracking views still sought

May 24, 2016 Tempers have flared as local environmental activist groups, state officials and oil and gas companies debate drilling and fracking wells in parts of the Wayne National Forest, with the comment perio... more »»

New handrails at cemetery

May 24, 2016 Hundreds of people who visit Oak Grove Cemetery this Memorial Day weekend will find it a bit easier to navigate some of the graveyard’s steep hillsides, thanks to a joint effort between Marietta... more »»

Belpre Council discusses sewers

May 24, 2016 BELPRE — Belpre city officials are continuing to work on getting funding for a project to repair and extend sewer service north along Ohio 7 from Belpre. more »»

Wood Co. school board to discuss audit

May 24, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Board of Education meets Wednesday to discuss a state audit and the upcoming bond call. The school board meets at 6:30 p.m. more »»

Cruisin' for a cure

May 23, 2016 Better weather could not have been chosen for a charitable cause Saturday evening, as members of the community and former Ohio State University football players cruised for a cure on the historic... more »»

Chemours to pay for carbon filters

May 23, 2016 VIENNA - Water woes will be a thing of the past for Vienna residents after an announcement from Chemours. more »»

Officials name man in fatal Parkersburg fire

May 23, 2016 PARKERSBURG - The Parkersburg Fire Department is investigating a Saturday morning fire that resulted in a fatality. Capt. Tim Flinn said the fire occurred about 6:30 a.. more »»

Tigers reflect on memories of this year & years passed

May 23, 2016 Marietta Tiger pride was in full effect Sunday as 181 students walked across the stage at Dyson Baudo Recreation Center in celebration of graduating from high schoo. more »»

Belpre seniors shine despite facing adversity in 2016

May 23, 2016 The bleachers were packed to support the orange and black Sunday afternoon as Belpre High School saw 71 of its seniors receive diplomas. more »»

Dreary weather doesn’t deter Fort Frye festivities

May 23, 2016 A sea of red and blue donned gowns (and grins) as they took to the Fort Frye High School gymnasium Saturday for graduation. more »»

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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