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Boating accident injures couple from Tuppers Plains

August 7, 2014 BELLEVILLE — The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources is investigating the cause of a boating accident that injured a Tuppers Plains couple Tuesday. more »»

Ready to retire: Home’s director did what needed done

August 6, 2014 Since October 1979 Ted Williams has been a part of running the Washington County Home and after 35 years he is stepping down, prompting the search for a replacement. more »»

Mystery to apparent murder-suicide

August 6, 2014 PETTYVILLE — Patricia Little said she’s been told what happened at her daughter’s residence across the street from her own in the Oaks Trailer Park Tuesday morning, but she doesn’t understand why. more »»

Ohio EPA will explain renewal of Cytec permit

August 6, 2014 It’s been 10 years since the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency issued a hazardous waste permit requiring Cytec Industries to clean up the company’s 54-acre former industrial site on Greene Street... more »»

Local students take part in state fair’s excitement

August 6, 2014 More than a few local students made their way back to Washington County with prizes and accolades from this year’s Ohio State Fair. more »»

Sifting, cleaning and collecting

August 6, 2014 It is the adults’ turn to grab the trowels and get down in the dirt as a small group participates in evening Archaeology Field School at The Castle throughout the week. more »»

Loads of electronics recycled

August 6, 2014 Like a well-oiled assembly line, a steady stream of cars drove into the Washington County Garage Tuesday, piled high with large televisions and old computers, and left the lot minutes later without... more »»

Smokey Bear’s 70th birthday celebration Saturday

August 6, 2014 Dressed in blue jeans, a ranger hat and often seen carrying a shovel, Smokey Bear, an icon since 1944, is celebrating his 70th birthday at Burr Oak State Park this weekend. Smokey’s birthday on Aug. more »»

Around Town

August 6, 2014 Lane on Putnam St. will be closed today The northbound lanes of the 200 block of Putnam Street in Marietta are expected to be closed until at least 5 p.m. today as repairs on water lines continue. more »»

New Williamstown police chief sworn in

August 6, 2014 WILLIAMSTOWN — Former Wood County Sheriff’s Chief Deputy Shawn Graham was sworn in as the new chief of the Williamstown Police Department during Tuesday’s council meeting. more »»

Pasta and more: Gluten-free market is booming

August 6, 2014 Gluten-free beer, gluten-free bread and gluten-free potato chips have found their way into vending machines, bar coolers and grocery store shelves in high numbers throughout the past few years. more »»

Hunger Solutions donates $30,000 to SE Ohio Food Bank

August 6, 2014 Hunger Solutions Mid-Ohio Valley has announced a donation of $30,000 to the SE Ohio Food Bank and Kitchen with a goal to make healthier food more available and increase access to food for families i... more »»

Upgrade complete: Betsey Mills updates HVAC system, dorms

August 5, 2014 Having just finished a half-million dollar renovation that included a new heating, ventilation and air conditioning system and sprucing up dorm rooms, the Betsey Mills Club is nearly ready to move... more »»

Little known about ProFusion’s future

August 5, 2014 Several signs around the complex announce ProFusion Industries as the latest tenant at 700 B.F. Goodrich Road, the former site of RJF Internationa. more »»

Slippage from CSX tracks causing road and drainage issues

August 5, 2014 MUSKINGUM TWP—A series of chronic landslips from the CSX Railroad along four miles of Muskingum River Road (Twp. more »»

Longtime Marietta principal retiring

August 5, 2014 It’s been about three decades since Phillips Elementary Principal Joe Finley found himself inside the elementary schools of the Marietta City School district, and at the end of November he will spen... more »»

Singing from the heart

August 5, 2014 Since she was little, music has been a passion for Pat Carte’, a passion she has shared with the O’Neill Senior Singers for the last decad. more »»

Local health, airline officials follow Ebola precautions

August 5, 2014 PARKERSBURG — With the major Ebola outbreak in West Africa, fear of the disease spreading around the world and to the United States has caught up with officials in the Mid-Ohio Valle. more »»

Around Town

August 5, 2014 Bingo Sunday will benefit Troop 217 Bingo featuring Longaberger products will be held Sunday at the Barlow Fairgrounds dining hall to benefit Boys Scout Troop 217. Doors open at 1 p.m. more »»

VFD/EMT need

August 4, 2014 Most of Washington County’s 17 volunteer fire departments are constantly looking for firefighters and emergency medical personnel, and lately at least two area VFDs have begun using roadside signs t... more »»



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