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Multiple people shot to death in rural Ohio; details scarce

April 22, 2016 By The Associated Press PIKETON — Shootings with multiple fatalities were reported along a road in rural Ohio on Friday morning, but details on the number of deaths and the whereabouts of the suspec... more »»

Fast track closed for Marietta City Council bills

April 22, 2016 No new legislation was adopted by Marietta City Council due to the absence of two members during Thursday's regular council session. more »»

Awards night in Beverly/Waterford

April 22, 2016 BEVERLY—The Beverly-Waterford Chamber of Commerce celebrated 30 years of community service by hosting its annual dinner Thursday evenin. more »»

Belpre High graduate creates scholarship for alma mater

April 22, 2016 BELPRE — A Belpre High School graduate has created a scholarship for his alma mater in honor of his family and to encourage graduating seniors to follow their dreams. more »»

One of Time’s most influential to speak at OVU commencement

April 22, 2016 VIENNA - Dan Carder, named this week as one of TIME's 100 Most Influential People in the World, will be the featured speaker during the 55th annual Ohio Valley University Commencement exercises. more »»

Going green as a habit

April 21, 2016 Earth Day may be on Friday, but some businesses and schools know no season or holiday when it comes to being environmentally-friendl. more »»

Medical marijuana in Ohio

April 21, 2016 The buzz surrounding marijuana is high in Ohio, with new legislation legalizing use of the drug for medical purposes introduced this week. more »»

Arrest made in bomb threat

April 21, 2016 From staff reports A Marietta man was arrested Wednesday afternoon after he walked into a local doctor's office and reported that there was a bomb inside. Charles L. Augenstein, 62, of 736 Greene St. more »»

Chicks: Youngsters get to see them grow

April 21, 2016 Students throughout the county are anxiously awaiting the births of baby chicks through a 4-H program called ChickQuest. more »»

4 years in prison for possessing child porn

April 21, 2016 A Warren Township man who was connected to images of child pornography found in a storage locker was sentenced to four years in prison Wednesday during a hearing in Washington County Common Pleas... more »»

Woman sentenced for Cisler Lane home invasion

April 21, 2016 From staff reports A Vincent woman who forced her way into a Marietta home and assaulted the residents inside was sentenced to 60 days in the Washington County Jail Wednesday. Natasha M. more »»

In the Zika zone

April 20, 2016 Southeastern Ohio is included in the spread of states that can be inhabited by one kind of mosquito that carries the Zika virus. more »»

In case of emergency ...

April 20, 2016 It was all hands on deck to work to contain a hazardous chemical spill and resulting disasters Tuesday at the Washington County Emergency Operations Center. more »»

Frances Strickland speaking to Democrats

April 20, 2016 Washington County Democrats plan to rally support while raising funds and awareness for the party with their annual spring dinner Saturda. more »»

High-tech water meters

April 20, 2016 It’s been at least two years in the making, but the city of Marietta’s estimated 6,400 residential and business water customers are being moved into the 21st century with new electronic water meters... more »»

Williamstown sidewalk bids to be reviewed

April 20, 2016 WILLIAMSTOWN — After four years of waiting, the long-awaited sidewalk project in Williamstown is one step closer to becoming a reality. more »»

Wood BOE OKs art, music materials

April 20, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Board of Education has approved renaming the Blennerhassett Middle School gym after former Principal Jim Hostottle. Hostottle passed away suddenly in 2014. more »»

Little pill, big trouble

April 19, 2016 Buying pills on the street is already a dangerous game, but the Washington County Sheriff’s Office is now getting the word out about yet another deadly copycat drug that has found its way into Oh. more »»

Coming soon: Residential treatment homes

April 19, 2016 When the Washington County Behavioral Health Board purchased a house on Fifth Street years ago in the hopes of turning it into a drug treatment facility, no one expected a number of groups to not... more »»

New WSCC trustee from Morgan Co.

April 19, 2016 The Washington State Community College Board of Trustees welcomed a new member Monday afternoon during its regular monthly meeting. Staci Matheney, 48, of McConnelsville, was appointed by Gov. more »»



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