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Huge turnout for River City Comic Con

July 25, 2016 The sixth annual River City Comic Con brought together fans of comic books, movies and television shows at the Quality Inn in Marietta. more »»

Motorcycle safety training offered at Washington State Community College

July 25, 2016 No one has ever gotten charged up for a motorcycle program like this before in the state of Ohio. more »»

MMH sees changes in services under ACA

July 25, 2016 With the Affordable Care Act changing how people access care, the Memorial Health System is investing in services and how they are provided throughout the Mid-Ohio Valley for the benefit of all the... more »»

Vienna Family Fun Day

July 25, 2016 VIENNA - With temperatures coming close to 100 degrees Saturday, the coolest place in the Mid-Ohio Valley may have been the Vienna Family Fun Day at Spencer Par. more »»

Enplanements down, need still exists for airport

July 25, 2016 PARKERSBURG - Enplanement numbers at the Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport have taken a nosedive over the last two years, but local officials say the airport remains an important factor in economic... more »»

‘Walk with a Doc’ at City Park

July 25, 2016 By Madeline Murphy Special to the Times PARKERSBURG — Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield West Virginia, in collaboration with local health care professionals, hosted its "Walk with a Doc" walking... more »»

Around town

July 25, 2016 Colegate Drive closure will take two days Colegate Drive from Hadley Lane to Greene Street will be reduced to one lane beginning Tuesday for paving work. The work is expected to take two days. more »»

Local officers vigilant after shootings elsewhere

July 23, 2016 The recent shootings of police officers in Dallas and Baton Rouge have had a ripple effect for law enforcement officers in communities both large and small across the U.S. more »»

Guilty plea, life in prison

July 23, 2016 A Marietta man received a sentence of life in prison Friday after pleading guilty to the aggravated murder of his infant son as well as to the felonious assault of his 2-year-old daughter last yea. more »»

Second chance to walk daughter down the aisle

July 23, 2016 The most emotional moment of many weddings is the bride’s walk down the aisle with her father. more »»

Long-time music director in new post

July 23, 2016 A man of many hats, Marshall Kimball, the new music department chair at Marietta College, is happy to begin his new position within the department. more »»

Restoration of Anchorage continues

July 23, 2016 The local historic home known as The Anchorage will be undergoing several improvements and renovations this month. more »»

Programs planned to raise drug awareness

July 23, 2016 WILLIAMSTOWN — Three area agencies will hold drug awareness programs next week aimed at helping parents spot signs of drug abuse among teens. more »»

C8 level in Vienna water increases

July 23, 2016 A French company’s tests for C8 in Vienna from water samples collected at the tap showed a higher concentration than those found earlier this year by the city. more »»

Around Town

July 23, 2016 Special presentation on Air Force One Retired Air Force One Chief Steward John Haigh will talk about his time serving on Air Force One at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Campus Martius Museum, 601 Second St. more »»

Overdosing concerns: Authorities report increase in drug deaths in the Valley

July 21, 2016 Incidents involving unresponsive people and potential overdoses have Washington County law enforcement concerned that the recent uptick in heroin overdoses seen in other areas of Ohio is moving into... more »»

Marietta businesses hoping to drive traffic with popularity of Pokemon Go

July 21, 2016 Pokemon Go has officially taken over Marietta, and local businesses aren’t complaining about it. more »»

Area delegate Marilyn Ashcraft, others made the trip to GOP convention in Cleveland

July 21, 2016 The Republican National Convention winds up today with the traditional acceptance speech by GOP nominee Donald Trump, although the billionaire's campaign has been anything but traditional. more »»

Tips to stay cool - and safe - in the heat

July 21, 2016 The temperature is rising and the Mid-Ohio Valley is feeling the heat with 90-plus degree weather expected for the next several days and a heat index of 100 degrees forecast for the weekend. more »»

Shareholders OK historic Dow and Dupont merger

July 21, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Stockholders from DuPont and The Dow Chemical Co. on Wednesday approved the historic merger of the two companies. more »»

Perry & Associates investing in downtown Marietta property for office space

July 21, 2016 The second reading and public hearing on a resolution authorizing a 12-year community reinvestment area (CRA) tax exemption for Perry & Associates was held during Thursday’s regular Marietta City... more »»



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