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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 »»

Band program kicks off in Wood Co. schools

August 31, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A revamped fifth-grade band program is off to a strong start in Wood County Schools. more »»

Around town published Aug. 31

August 31, 2015 Fundraiser to support Tri County Food Pantry The Tri County Food Pantry will hold an end of summer dinner to support the pantry through the winter. more »»

Vintage Raceboat Regatta in Wheeling

August 31, 2015 Driving through the middle of downtown Wheeling, W.Va., at 120 mph usually will land you in a lot of trouble, especially if police officers notice you didn’t buckle up a safety bel. more »»

10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

August 29, 2015 By Jackie Runion The Marietta Times Nearly a decade ago, Gautier, Miss., At-Large Councilwoman Mary Martin recalled President George . more »»

Rebel flag: Symbol of history or hate?

August 29, 2015 While on the road around Marietta and the surrounding area, one may notice the recent increase in Confederate flags flying from both homes and trucks. more »»

Heroin trafficker sentenced

August 29, 2015 A Marietta woman who was trafficking heroin out of her home was sentenced to 60 days in the Washington County Jail Friday morning. Whitney A. Jacobs, 26, of 906 Fifth St. more »»

CABL: ‘Everyone’s welcome’

August 29, 2015 Friday afternoon Kathy Downer, D-Council at Large, and Andy Coleman, city development director, boarded the Community Action Bus Line to experience the service that is funded in part by the city’s... more »»

3 accused of running meth lab in Cutler

August 29, 2015 From staff reports Two Parkersburg residents and a Washington County man were arrested Friday morning after the Washington County Sheriff’s Office discovered an active methamphetamine lab in Cutler. more »»

Wall of Sound

August 28, 2015 Against a setting sun along the river, the Marietta High School Wall of Sound paraded through Muskingum Park Thursday evening for the last Music in the Park installment of the summe. more »»

Phone call sparks alert

August 28, 2015 A frightening phone call turned out to be a false alarm in Marietta Thursday, but nonetheless shut down business at a Pike Street hotel and restaurant for several hours. more »»

676 pipeline behind schedule

August 28, 2015 Due to weather delays preventing construction throughout the summer, Water Energy Services has extended the completion date from mid-August to the end of October for its Ohio 7 offloading station,... more »»

Salon owner eyes change

August 28, 2015 As Stephen and Kaleigh Oates finalize renovations at 310 Greene St. more »»

New veterans center at Little Hocking

August 28, 2015 LITTLE HOCKING — Area veterans have a new place to meet, reflect and assist veterans obtain their benefits. David Huffman, who is retiring as an attorney, is the founder of Veterans Crossin. more »»

Calm urged over Lyme disease reports in Wood Co.

August 28, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Kanawha, Marshall and Wetzel counties joined Berkeley, Hampshire, Hancock, Jefferson, Mineral, Morgan, and Wood as being considered endemic for Lyme disease. more »»

Frontier opens

August 27, 2015 NEWPORT—The Frontier Local school district has had plenty of ups and downs these past few years, but with a new superintendent and a fresh start, the district is hoping to get on track improving... more »»

‘Career criminal’ sentenced

August 27, 2015 A man described by Washington County Common Pleas Judge Ed Lane as a “career criminal” with a range of convictions in multiple Ohio counties was sentenced to an additional 12 months in prison... more »»

Hampton Inn evacuated, Bob Evans closed

August 27, 2015 The Hampton Inn in Marietta has been evacuated and the nearby Bob Evans closed, with law enforcement monitoring a situation there. Fire chief C.W. more »»

Ohio 266 collision kills man

August 27, 2015 From staff reports A Stockport man is dead after a two-vehicle collision occurred on Ohio 266 in Morgan County in the early morning hours Wednesday. more »»

Fixing damaged wall

August 27, 2015 About two years ago a tractor-trailer rumbled through the quiet residential neighborhood on Marietta’s west side and damaged a limestone retaining wall when maneuvering the tight intersection of Lor... more »»



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