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Almost a tragedy

September 2, 2014 The driver of a tractor-trailer rig hauling brine from a hydraulic fracturing operation was hospitalized Monday morning after his truck rolled over a guardrail, down a steep embankment and struck a... more »»

 
 
 
Fair exhibitors put in a year of work

September 2, 2014 Rabbits, goats, chickens and turkeys were the center of attraction during Monday’s small animal sale at the Washington County Fair. “It’s my last year at the fai. more »»

Just some good ol’ boys

September 2, 2014 Characters from the popular 1970s television show, “The Dukes of Hazzard,” were back in action during the Northeast Ohio Dukes Hazzard County Stunt Show at the Washington County Fair Monday night. more »»

New Dollar General coming to Reno

September 2, 2014 The area’s newest Dollar General is expected to open late this month or in early October along Ohio 7 just north of the Sandhill Road intersection in Reno. more »»

Company continues cracker plant planning

September 2, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The company planning the multi-billion-dollar ethane cracker plant is continuing to move forward with its plans to build an ethane cracker facility in Wood County. more »»

Volunteers vital at Wall display

September 2, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Local volunteers continued to play an important role in the success of the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall's visit to City Park in Parkersburg. more »»

Traveling Wall draws more than 7,000

September 2, 2014 PARKERSBURG — More than 7,000 people visited the Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall during its time in City Park for the holiday weekend, officials sai. more »»

Hoping for sun

September 1, 2014 A rainy Sunday morning put the damper on some activities at the 2014 Washington County Fair, but by afternoon the crowds were slowly building under partly sunny skie. more »»

Phone leads police to robbery suspect

September 1, 2014 A Morgan County man was arrested for allegedly robbing the Beer Barn at 130 North Third St. Friday evening. more »»

Common Core debate continues

September 1, 2014 The debate over Common Core in Ohio is far from over, as testimony continued throughout the last two weeks of August on Ohio House Bill 597, a bill sponsored by Ohio Rep. more »»

Teen’s body found; man jailed

September 1, 2014 POMEROY — A body found over the weekend by Meigs County authorities has been identified as a missing West Virginia teen. On Monday, Meigs County Sheriff Keith O. more »»

Agriculture rescue training

September 1, 2014 Local first responders received some valuable training on rescuing someone who may become trapped in a grain storage bin Sunday afternoon, thanks to a unique piece of equipment developed by Ohio... more »»

Festival volunteer enjoys helping

September 1, 2014 For 25 years, Butch Wiseman, 64, of Fleming, has been active on the Ohio River Sternwheel Committee, serving on the Queens Committee. more »»

Sunday service at traveling wall

September 1, 2014 PARKERSBURG — People came to remember the fallen and show faith in God on Sunday near the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall at City Park in Parkersburg. more »»

Fun and games: Washington County Fair

August 30, 2014 Youth were leading goats, feeding turkeys and brushing cows, rides were being inspected and vendors were getting set up at the Washington County Fairgrounds Friday nigh. more »»

Sheriff’s office lawsuit resolved

August 30, 2014 More than a year after it was filed, a lawsuit between Washington County Sheriff Larry Mincks and former deputy Jack Brum has been settled with Brum receiving his requested retired peace officer... more »»

Who is caring for your loved ones?

August 30, 2014 Though they received an state overhaul just over a year ago, there may still be cracks in the rules dictating necessary background checks for homemakers, home aides and home nurses. more »»

Called to duty

August 30, 2014 For Caleb Haught, 25, accepting a position with the Marietta Fire Department was like coming home. more »»

Political dinners planned for fall

August 30, 2014 As summer turns to fall, area political parties are slated to hold annual dinners that promise to bring some big names to the area. more »»

Little Hocking post office will remain open for now

August 30, 2014 Little Hocking is keeping its post office for now after it was confirmed that the branch would reduce its hours rather than closing. more »»

Around town published Aug. 30

August 30, 2014 Astronomy program at county library The Washington County Public Library will host “Astronomy for Everyone: Size and Scale of the Universe,” presented by Astronomer Kevin Manning at 7 p.m. Sep. more »»

 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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