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Pro wrestling benefit night

October 9, 2014 As the crowds shuffle into the Marietta Middle School gymnasium to watch their favorite—and their most hated—wrestlers vie for various championship titles this Saturday, it will mark the 10th time... more »»

Pumpkin time

October 8, 2014 As costume stores fill up, neighbors string fake spiderwebs across bushes and teenagers test their nerves at seasonal haunted houses, it would be hard not to assume that Americans love Halloween. more »»

Devola tie to city’s sewer system discussed

October 8, 2014 DEVOLA — The Devola fire house was filled Tuesday night as a hearing was held on a proposal to tie sewer lines in the community into Marietta’s syste. more »»

Changes for Ohio deer hunters

October 8, 2014 With bow hunting already under way in Ohio, there are some big changes regarding guns and permits for hunters to heed as they head out to bag their white-tailed deer this seaso. more »»

City weighs Armory heating, cooling concept

October 8, 2014 A new design proposal for heating and cooling the ground floor of the Armory could save the city thousands of dollars, but would likely push back the currently open bid process and overall project o... more »»

Shirt sale helps fight cancer

October 8, 2014 Whether living in Marietta or Parkersburg, residents can get in on a good cause and help out their respective fire departments in a friendly competition through October. more »»

Plea deal in child porn case

October 8, 2014 A former Marietta man who was found to be in possession of sexually-oriented images involving a minor pleaded no contest Tuesday in Washington County Common Pleas Court after accepting a plea bargai... more »»

Old-fashioned shtick entertains area students

October 8, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The old walking-down-the-stairs trick may be a classic maneuver, but it nevertheless delighted hundreds of Wood County fifth-graders Tuesday morning at Blennerhassett Elementary/Middle... more »»

Man sentenced for domestic violence

October 8, 2014 A Marietta man was sentenced to 17 months in prison for hitting his aunt and choking his mother during a June 4 incident. Joseph B. Mayle, 30, of 705 Ninth S. more »»

Williamstown to consider amending lot size law

October 8, 2014 WILLIAMSTOWN -- Changes in ordinances concerning subdividing lots in the city of Williamstown could be amended in the future. During its Sept. more »»

Auditor’s sale

October 7, 2014 On Oct. 23, forfeited properties will be sold on the steps of the Washington County Courthouse for the second time since 2007. more »»

New anti-drug program

October 7, 2014 After the recent retirement of long-time D.A.R.E. more »»

Local firm bids to drill under the Ohio

October 7, 2014 A local company is one of four that has bid to drill under the Ohio River in several parts of West Virginia, a process that would be similar to fracking across the region in recent years. more »»

Churches organize blood drives

October 7, 2014 Following the halt of the Memorial Health System’s independently run blood donation program and blood bank nearly two months ago, some area churches are stepping up to the plate to organize blood... more »»

Insanity verdict for W.Va. woman charged out of chase

October 7, 2014 A West Virginia woman who drove into two police cars and nearly struck a deputy during an April 2 chase that started south of St. Marys, W.Va. more »»

Small, rural-based, family friendly

October 7, 2014 NEW MATAMORAS—Driving on Ohio 7 toward New Matamoras, a motorist would probably miss the Center Valley Baptist Church because of its seclusion behind the tree line, but its presence in its community... more »»

Octoberfest: It’s a wrap

October 6, 2014 LOWELL—As the 39th annual Lowell Octoberfest wound down Sunday, White Valley Kettle Corn was stirring up fresh batches of the salty-sweet treat. more »»

That time of year: Schools offer tips on avoiding illness

October 6, 2014 Runny noses and fevers might find their way into schools as colder weather approaches and students share books and toys, but experts say keeping children healthy just takes a bit of extra attention... more »»

Belpre VFD celebrates 80th

October 6, 2014 BELPRE — Fellow area fire departments participated in community members attended a community party on Saturday to celebrate the Belpre Volunteer Fire Department's 80th year and 50th year doing... more »»

Blessed are the animals

October 6, 2014 As dogs wagged their tails in greeting and emitted a friendly bark here and there, they were given a blessing at Christ United Methodist Church Sunda. more »»

 
 
 

 

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