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Trip to Cuba

September 2, 2015 After decades of travel restrictions between the two, Cuba is now expecting up to 10 million American visitors per year now that diplomacy has been restored between the two countries, and one... more »»

5 arrested in Vincent home invasion

September 2, 2015 Five arrests were made Monday and Tuesday in connection to a violent July home invasion following the return of secret indictments by a Washington County Grand Jury. more »»

Names of deputies involved in fatal Beverly shooting released

September 2, 2015 The Washington County Sheriff’s Office released the names today of the six officers that were put on leave after the Aug. more »»

Region awaits new ozone rules

September 2, 2015 Local officials say Ohio will be among the 45 states to suffer from further regulation of ozone emissions to be finalized this fall. With a looming deadline of Oct. more »»

Woman in drug bust sentenced

September 2, 2015 A Marietta woman who was among several people involved in a March heroin and cocaine drug bust at a Marietta home was sentenced to 90 days in jail and five years of community control in Washington... more »»

Prep football benefits United Way

September 2, 2015 This Friday will bring together rivals from Warren and Marietta high schools for the fourth annual United Way of Washington County Bowl at Don Drumm Stadium, a tradition that not only features... more »»

Police chief updates town’s council on changes

September 2, 2015 WILLIAMSTOWN — Over the past year there have been a number of changes in the Williamstown Police Department. more »»

WWII ship cruising

September 1, 2015 An LST-325 makes its way past New Martinsville, W.Va., Monday morning. more »»

September: Fun, fairs all month

September 1, 2015 September fun in the Mid-Ohio Valley will kick off this weekend with the Washington County Fair as animals are shown, horses are raced and country music fans congregate for entertainment in the... more »»

3 indicted on arson charges

September 1, 2015 Three young Washington County men involved in an arson at a Marietta home full of residents were among 22 people indicted by a Washington County Grand Jury this month. Stephen C. more »»

Teen sentenced for drug possession

September 1, 2015 After 85 days in the Washington County Jail, a Marietta teen was sentenced Monday to an additional 35 days in jail and five years of community control in Washington County Common Pleas Court. more »»

Rave reviews for B-V makeover

September 1, 2015 VINCENT—When Warren Middle School students and teachers walked through the doors Monday morning to fresh paint, tiles, carpet and four-wall classrooms that did not exist before, many decided the wai... more »»

Brother, sister share skill as marching band leaders

September 1, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Brother and sister Donovan and Shannon Kelly share a bond. Donovan, who graduated from Parkersburg High School in 2015, was the drum major for the Big Red Marching Band. more »»

Arrests include juvenile center escapee

September 1, 2015 From staff reports A 17-year-old who walked away from the Washington County Juvenile Center Saturday was found and brought back into custody by the Marietta Police Department Monday morning. more »»

Devola man sentenced for domestic violence

September 1, 2015 From staff reports A Devola man was sentenced to 90 days in the Washington County Jail Friday on a misdemeanor domestic violence charge. Tyrone A. more »»

Police chase leads to one arrest Sunday; one on the run

August 31, 2015 From staff reports One man was apprehended and another is on the run after a foot chase involving Marietta Police, the Washington County Sheriff’s office and Ohio State Highway Patrol Sunday. more »»

September is National Preparedness Month

August 31, 2015 PARKERSBURG — September is National Preparedness Month and the key to being prepared is to be informed and alert, local emergency officials sai. more »»

Parkersburg officials discuss FOIA costs

August 31, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Some members of Parkersburg City Council want to examine whether the city needs to charge more for Freedom of Information Act requests, while others advocate posting more documents... more »»

Mother Earth Foods hits milestone

August 31, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Customers of Mother Earth Foods helped to celebrate the company’s 40th anniversary this weekend. Mother Earth Foods, 1638 19th St., held a celebration in its side parking lot Sunday. more »»

Amateur radio enthusiasts keep communication flowing

August 31, 2015 PARKERSBURG — As many people communicate by computer, cell phone and even smart watch, some residents in the Mid-Ohio Valley continue to use of amateur, or “ham,” radio for recreation and public... more »»



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