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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 »»

Around Town

July 14, 2014 Basket bingo July 25 at Barlow library The Barlow Area Christmas in the Village will sponsor Longaberger basket bingo July 25 in the lower level of the Barlow Library. Doors open at 5 p.m. more »»

16 kayakers rescued from river bank

July 14, 2014 Sixteen kayakers were rescued from the banks of the Muskingum River below Devol’s Dam during a heavy rainstorm Sunday afternoon. more »»

Roaring start

July 12, 2014 Drivers, start your outboard motors. more »»

Don’t text & drive

July 12, 2014 One week after the city of Marietta implemented a ban on the use of wireless devices while driving, the Marietta Police Department has written 55 warnings to motorists. more »»

Fans glad to have LeBron back home

July 12, 2014 It wasn’t just folks around Cleveland who rejoiced Friday upon hearing the news that NBA star LeBron James will be taking his talents from Miami back to the Cavaliers. more »»

Upgrade to 911 needed

July 12, 2014 A 911 system that can receive text messages, photos and videos is in the works for Washington County, but still likely years away. more »»

‘Love’s Labour’s Lost’

July 12, 2014 Scattered on picnic blankets and lawn chairs, enjoying the cool summer air, local residents enjoyed a relatively new experience Friday evening—an open air performance of one of William Shakespeare’s... more »»

Summer meal programs under way

July 12, 2014 As summer reaches its halfway point, organizations offering free meal programs for children have reported good attendance, but are still encouraging more traffic and want to make people more aware o... more »»

Farmers Market won’t be moving for some time

July 12, 2014 Though construction on the rabbit and poultry barn at the Washington County Fairgrounds is complete, it could be some time before the River City Farmers Market can move into its potential new home. more »»

Around town published July 12

July 12, 2014 Mini golf outing for Alzheimer’s research A miniature golf event to benefit the West Virginia chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association will be held at 4 p.m. more »»

Ready to Race

July 11, 2014 When National American Powerboat Association and Outboard Performance Craft Champion Gordon Downard decided to retire from boat racing after about half of a century in the sport, he had no idea if... more »»

Bond reduced in shooting case

July 11, 2014 A Parma man who allegedly shot his mother and stepfather at a Fourth of July celebration near New Matamoras was reportedly on LSD and another unknown drug at the time of the shooting. more »»

Kasich visits Miba facility in Morgan Co.; JobsOhio grants $50,000

July 11, 2014 McCONNELSVILLE—Gov. John Kasich visited Southeast Ohio Thursday to officially announce the expansion of an international company with a base in McConnelsville. more »»



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