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Summer snags

July 23, 2014 Though many places in Marietta are hot spots for activity, some summer blues are hitting a few usually-popular destinations. more »»

Judge grants early prison release

July 23, 2014 A Marietta man sentenced to three years in prison for allowing a Beverly toddler to drown in the bath while under his care was granted an early release from prison Tuesday. Joshua D. more »»

Prison time for violent crime

July 23, 2014 A Belpre man who choked his wife and threatened to take both of their lives was sentenced Tuesday in Washington County Common Pleas Court to 18 months in prison. Everette L. more »»

Teens experience forest work

July 23, 2014 For the last six weeks, Washington County teens have gotten a taste of the great outdoors and what it means to work for the Wayne National Forest. more »»

Real world problems formulated for new curriculum

July 23, 2014 In the spirit of local involvement in public schools, business professionals and educators across Washington County gathered at the Marietta City Schools district office Tuesday morning to... more »»

Council allows plans for McDonald’s project

July 23, 2014 Two ordinances passed during a special meeting of Marietta’s City Council Tuesday will allow plans for the renovation of the McDonald’s restaurant at the intersection of Jefferson and Durwood Hoag... more »»

Around Town

July 23, 2014 Group discussion on Genesis continues The fourth session in the “Unlocking the Mysteries of Genesis” series of videos and group discussion will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. more »»

Man gets 90-days in jail for cocaine in lunch box

July 23, 2014 A Belpre man who admitted ownership of a lunch box containing cocaine during an April 2013 traffic stop was sentenced Tuesday to 90 days in jail. Timothy W. Evans, 28, of 1211 Wyatt Lane Apt. more »»

Tips sought in Shadix break-in

July 23, 2014 Marietta police are looking for tips to nab a suspect who broke into Shadix TV Sales and Services in Marietta sometime overnight Monday. more »»

Farming troubles

July 22, 2014 As many area farmers are set to harvest their grains and cut hay, some are experiencing some hassles, due to a wetter-than-normal season. more »»

Heroin dealers could face homicide charge

July 22, 2014 Those who sell heroin could face a homicide charge in Ohio, as law enforcement tries to crack down on the growing epidemic of drug overdoses. more »»

Harmar streets reopen to traffic

July 22, 2014 A couple of years had passed since Duane Murray last saw cars traveling down Harmar Hill along Bellevue Street near his home. more »»

Plane crash victims include Vienna man, his daughter

July 22, 2014 LAKE PLACID, N.Y. — Three people killed when a small plane crashed and burned Saturday morning near Lake Placid have been identified, including a Vienna man and his daughter. more »»

Farmers market adds food pantry booth

July 22, 2014 During Saturdays at the River City Farmers Market, shoppers will see an extra booth lined up with the produce stands, a new addition set up for food pantries all across Washington County. more »»

Final CDBG meeting held in Norwood

July 22, 2014 The last of three meetings to receive public input on how Marietta’s 2015 Community Development Block Grant should be spent was held at the Norwood United Methodist Church Monday evening. more »»

Actors Guild will present ‘9 to 5: The Musical’ in Aug.

July 22, 2014 Gut-busting laughs await audiences who head to the Actors Guild of Parkersburg’s performance of “9 to 5: The Musical” throughout August, one of six performances the organization puts on in the... more »»

Around Town

July 22, 2014 Ice cream social at church on Saturday An ice cream social will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Washington Hall Christian Union Church on Rinard Mills Road in New Matamoras. more »»

Airline will provide flights to D.C. area

July 22, 2014 WILLIAMSTOWN — The United States Department of Transportation announced Silver Airways will provide new service to the Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport beginning Oct. 1. more »»

Williamstown council approves new police chief

July 22, 2014 WILLIAMSTOWN — Wood County Sheriff’s Chief Deputy Shawn Graham was unanimously approved as the new police chief during a special city council meeting Monday. more »»

Ex-‘Buckwild’ cast member arrested for local theft

July 22, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Wood County sheriff’s deputies charged a former cast member of MTV’s controversial “Buckwild” series over the weekend with stealing a trailer and all-terrain vehicle from a Williamstow... more »»

Belpre preps for upcoming school year

July 22, 2014 BELPRE — Final preparations are underway by officials and staff with Belpre City Schools in anticipation of the start of the 2014-2015 school year in August. more »»



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