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Prosecution opens murder trial

July 16, 2014 McCONNELSVILLE — The stage was set and the many players laid out Tuesday in the first day of a murder trial for Malta resident Thomas Matthew “Matt” Pace, who is accused of stabbing and killing a ma... more »»

Officers shoot armed suspect

July 16, 2014 PARKERSBURG - Parkersburg Police officers shot a suspect who reportedly had a gun pointed at one of them in a residential neighborhood Tuesday afternoo. more »»

Guilty plea in glassware theft

July 16, 2014 A New Matamoras man who stole from a Grandview Township home where his mother was housesitting pleaded guilty Tuesday in Washington County Common Pleas Court to burglary. more »»

Warren approves calamity plan

July 16, 2014 A new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) pertaining to calamity days was passed unanimously by the Warren Local Board of Education Tuesday evening. more »»

Overcrowded shelter

July 16, 2014 The quarters are getting a bit cramped for animals at the Humane Society of the Ohio Valley’s shelter on Mount Tom Road, which has prompted shelter manager Steve Herron to encourage more animal... more »»

Williamstown city council discusses raises, cruisers

July 16, 2014 WILLIAMSTOWN - City council began two discussions during the regular meeting Tuesday. more »»

Around Town

July 16, 2014 ‘Moth Night’ planned at area refuge The Friends of Ohio River Islands National Wildlife Refuge will sponsor a “Moth Night” program at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. more »»

Cause Unknown

July 15, 2014 WARREN TW. more »»

Hot button issues all fall short of ballot

July 15, 2014 Ohio’s November ballots were slated to be filled with hot button issues—same-sex marriage, clean energy and marijuana, to name a few—but now activists across the issues are regrouping for a 2015 and... more »»

Corn the main attraction at local festival

July 15, 2014 Juicy sweet corn, a corn hole tournament and live entertainment will mark the weekend’s annual Sweet Corn Festival in downtown Marietta. more »»

Around Town

July 15, 2014 Pancake breakfast as fundraiser The ARC of Washington County will hold its annual pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 27 at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Franklin Street in Marietta. more »»

Proposed changes to truck routes

July 15, 2014 Some routes tractor-trailers and other heavy trucks currently take on their way through Marietta will soon be changed, according to legislation recently introduced by Marietta’s City Council. more »»

Belpre city workers and social media monitored

July 15, 2014 BELPRE - Belpre city officials began discussions Monday regarding the need to update the city employee handbook to reflect the increased technology of modern time. more »»

Author writes Civil War era woodworking book

July 15, 2014 WILLIAMSTOWN — A.J. Hamler, a full-time writer and Civil War re-enactor, has released his second book of the year, “Civil War Woodworking, Volume II. more »»

Fire at GreenLeaf Recycling

July 14, 2014 Ohio 7 was expected to be closed to traffic between State Route 550 and Blue Knob Road until midnight after a massive fire broke out at GreenLeaf Recycling in Moore’s Junction late Sunday morning. more »»

Roar wraps up

July 14, 2014 Stiff breezes in advance of an approaching rainstorm whipped the Ohio River into whitecaps Sunday and forced cancellation of the final day’s powerboat races during Marietta’s 14th annual Riverfront... more »»

Ideas to improve Harmar levee area

July 14, 2014 The city of Marietta has never had a shortage of riverfronts, as restaurants, trails and lookout spots line the Ohio and Muskingum rivers, but those with ties to the historic Harmar Village agreed... more »»

Wanted: Snyder tour guides

July 14, 2014 Now that the W.P. Snyder is back at its permanent mooring along the banks of the Muskingum River, the Ohio River Museum’s attendance has increased, causing a need for more volunteer. more »»

A pair of Habitat volunteers

July 14, 2014 For the last six years a Marietta husband-wife team have been working with the Washington County Habitat for Humanity to get houses ready for those in need. more »»

Old tree holds a lot of history

July 14, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A tree that helped a Civil War historian confirm the location of a Union camp has a history, too. more »»



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