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Video may show debris falling from WV bridge

August 19, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources is looking into what can be seen falling or being dropped from the Memorial Bridge in a video posted on Facebook. more »»

Around town published Aug. 19

August 19, 2014 Doll Collectors’ Club will hold annual sale The Parkersburg Doll Collectors’ Club Annual Doll Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. more »»

Grand finale: Thousands enjoy this year’s Waterford Fair

August 18, 2014 Horses took center stage at the 2014 Waterford Community Fair as dozens of riders guided their steeds through the fun horse show Sunday morning, the final day of this year’s fair. more »»

Crash kills 2 in Williamstown

August 18, 2014 WILLIAMSTOWN — Authorities are investigating a single-vehicle accident which took two lives late Sunday afternoon at Williamstown. more »»

Family history tour organized

August 18, 2014 When local resident and history lover Jann Adams was tasked with helping a family research its Marietta roots for an upcoming reunion in the area, she wanted to do more than jot down some important... more »»

Preserving a brick sidewalk

August 18, 2014 BEVERLY—Though many old sidewalks have come and gone, one brick sidewalk in Beverly is being restored to its former glory in front of the Oliver Tucker Museum along Main Street. more »»

Americorps-Vista volunteer gains experience

August 18, 2014 Last weekend found Kenner Sims registering rafts and rafters for the 2014 Mighty Muskingum River Raft Regatta at Marietta’s Indian Acres Park. more »»

Parade marshals provide giant flag; seek volunteers

August 18, 2014 A few good men and women are needed to help carry a huge American flag that will be part of this year’s Washington County Fair Parade. more »»

Around Town

August 18, 2014 Sgt. Kyle Bankes Memorial 5K Sept. 6 The second annual Sgt. Kyle Bankes Memorial 5K will be held Sept. 6 at Fort Frye High School in Beverly. Registration starts at 7:30 a.m. more »»

State of recreation

August 16, 2014 A big plus for Marietta is the availability of recreational facilities, but it takes a lot to keep the city’s pool, ball fields, playgrounds and basketball and tennis courts in good repair. more »»

Kasich’s visit touts vocational education

August 16, 2014 Career and technical education got another pat on the back Friday when Ohio Gov. John Kasich made an appearance at Pioneer Pipe, Inc. more »»

10 years for Nov. burglaries

August 16, 2014 A Belpre man who pleaded guilty to many Belpre burglaries was sentenced to 10 years in prison Friday morning after hearing from two of his victims. Corey Bock, 26, of 106 Colonial Square Apt. more »»

Waterford community turns out for parade, fair

August 16, 2014 There are two types of people at any given parade: those who throw the candy and those who collect it. more »»

Oh, a rowing we will go

August 16, 2014 Forget the laid-back, late summer canoe trip—middle and high school students loaded up pairs and eight shell boats this week to help feed the 50-year-old crew tradition at Marietta High School. more »»

Twin Rivers Baptist finally finds home

August 16, 2014 Hidden back from Ohio 821 at 110 D.A.V. Road lies Twin Rivers Baptist Church which was founded nearly 20 years ago. more »»

Center celebrates veterans with Honor Wall display

August 16, 2014 Photos of soldiers in combat gear, framed orders to go to war, icons of each U.S. military branch and many other patriotic bits line two halls of Harmar Hill’s Marietta Cente. more »»

Around town published Aug. 16

August 16, 2014 Bring One Take One Exchange Aug. 23 The Ohio State University Extension Master Gardeners will hold the annual Bring One Take One Flower & Seed Exchange Aug. more »»

Protect the Past: Mound Cemetery

August 15, 2014 Mound Cemetery on Fifth Street, which houses a giant Adena burial mound inside its gates, is not just an everyday final resting place, but an enclosed piece of history that dates back to both the BC... more »»

Identity revealed of man with lengthy criminal history

August 15, 2014 Police have discovered the identity of a man accused of setting up shop at a local hotel and forcing multiple girls to commit acts of prostitutio. more »»



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