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Around town published Sept. 27

September 27, 2014 Sewer repairs planned for Sixth St. The Marietta Wastewater Department will be making sanitary sewer repairs in front of 614 to 620 Sixth St. on Tuesday. more »»

Not guilty plea

September 26, 2014 “Not guilty, your honor,” was the only statement made by former Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy Mitchell Ruble during his arraignment before Washington County Common Pleas Judge Randall Burnworth... more »»

3 levies on Nov. 4 ballot

September 26, 2014 Children, education and a volunteer fire department make up the three levies circulating in Washington County for the Nov. 4 election. more »»

Lockdown lifted in Marietta schools

September 26, 2014 UPDATED: 2:59 p.m. Authorities have lifted the lockdown at Marietta City Schools, Dave Davis, head of transportation for the school system, sai. more »»

Mexico deports suspect in baby’s death; now jailed in Houston

September 26, 2014 Curtis Richards has been returned to the United States, officials said on Thursday. Richards, 30, 906 Fourth St., St. Marys, W.Va. more »»

County sticks with health plan provider

September 26, 2014 The Washington County Commissioners reached a split decision to keep CEBCO as the company for the county’s health insurance during their meeting Thursday. more »»

Off to a flying start

September 26, 2014 With high-flying rides, rip-roaring tractors, well-groomed animals, and mouth-watering food, the Barlow Fair ushered in its 143rd year in Thursday night. more »»

Council hears recommendations for spending $340,000 from block grant

September 26, 2014 Marietta City Council members heard recommendations at a Thursday finance committee meeting about how to divvy up $340,000 in Community Development Block Grant funding for the coming year. more »»

Police officer hurt while riding bicycle

September 26, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A Parkersburg Police officer was hospitalized overnight after an on-duty bicycle accident on Thursday, officials said. more »»

Disaster drill held at airport

September 26, 2014 WILLIAMSTOWN — The Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport had an afternoon of activity on Thursday as employees, local emergency workers and volunteers participated in a hijacking and disaster training in... more »»

Man pleads to reduced charge

September 26, 2014 Felony charges against a Parkersburg man indicted for abduction and carrying a concealed weapon were reduced to misdemeanors during a sentencing hearing in Washington County Common Pleas Court... more »»

Parking boss

September 25, 2014 Drivers who overstay their welcome in downtown parking spaces may want to start carrying a watch. For the first time in nearly eight years, the city has hired a dedicated parking enforcement office. more »»

Ruble due in court

September 25, 2014 The arraignment of former Washington County deputy Mitchell Ruble, charged with the February 1981 murder of sheriff’s Lt. Ray “Joe” Clark, is slated for 1 p.m. more »»

Must-see TV:

September 25, 2014 The League of Women Voters of Marietta/Washington County regularly holds local debates between candidates during election season, but this year, the debate will also be available to viewers on C-SPAN. more »»

2 churches thrive as 1

September 25, 2014 LITTLE HOCKING—Before St. Ambrose Catholic Church was on School House Road in Little Hocking, it was in two locations. more »»

Domestic violence sentence handed out

September 25, 2014 A Marietta man charged with domestic violence was sentenced to five years of community control in Washington County Common Pleas Court Wednesday. “I apologize to everybody,” 50-year-old Willie B. more »»

Wood Co. schools react to moldy orange find

September 25, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A moldy orange prompted retraining of all school food service employees in Wood County, officials said this week. more »»

Waverly teacher remembered fondly

September 25, 2014 By Evan Bevins Special to the Times WAVERLY — Mindi Ford's 10-year-old son Colt has a few ideas on how he would like people to remember his third-grade teacher, Linda Altmann. more »»

Political signs

September 24, 2014 Erected on street corners, in lawn strips, and on the tops of buildings, the appearance of election signs has ramped up as the November election draws near. more »»

Grand jury to review Sunday fatality

September 24, 2014 The driver of a vehicle that crashed, killing a 19-year-old Marietta woman Sunday, was initially jailed for operating a vehicle while intoxicated following the accident on Liberty Township Road 128,... more »»



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