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Parade honors US heroes

November 12, 2015 The rising sun acted as a spotlight along the length of the Veterans Day Parade in Marietta for the red, white and blue-clad veterans and service personnel as the area community waved flags high in... more »»

Armory celebration

November 12, 2015 The main hall of the Armory ground floor was filled with a buzz of activity Wednesday as Marietta residents and veterans observed the 60 different images of Washington County history lining the wall... more »»

Sternwheel festival to be featured on national TV show tonight

November 12, 2015 Marietta’s Ohio River Sternwheel Festival is set to be featured on RFD TV’s “Small Town, Big Deal,” at 9:30 p.m. tonight. The episode will rerun at 1:30 a.m. Friday. more »»

Coats for Kids drive

November 12, 2015 The Retired Senior Volunteer Program’s members hope that Washington County residents wrap their arms around local children this winter during their Coats for Kids campaign. more »»

New Tiber Way place to eat

November 12, 2015 Anyone looking for fresh foods, a full bar and a family-friendly atmosphere in downtown Marietta can now stop in at a new restaurant along Tiber Way that opened just last wee. more »»

Wood BOE delays buying security cameras

November 12, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Board of Education Tuesday delayed approval of a new county-wide security camera system, but expects to approve the contracts at its next meeting later this month. more »»

Dock being built on Blennerhassett Island

November 12, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A dock is being built on Blennerhassett Island to provide a safe place to berth the sternwheeler that provides transportation to the island and other vessels. more »»

It’s Veterans Day

November 11, 2015 Dressed like the “Ghost of America’s Past,” complete with a full hoop shirt reminiscent of Martha Washington, 10-year-old Lyanna Smith stood alongside fellow fifth-graders at Washington Elementary... more »»

Grandpa shared some WWII memories, but not the horrors

November 11, 2015 My grandfather Frank Veazey was just a young man in his early 20s when he left his life on the farm in southern Ohio to travel to Camp Shelby in Mississippi for basic training with the United States... more »»

MC president leaving in May 2016

November 11, 2015 Marietta College officials announced Tuesday that college president Joseph Bruno will leave the institution at the close of this academic year in May. more »»

Council studies 2 fire department grants

November 11, 2015 Marietta City's administration is looking to pursue two grants for the fire department in hopes of upgrading and adding equipment. more »»

Remembering the sacrifices

November 11, 2015 WILLIAMSTOWN — Students, staff and community members gathered Tuesday at Williamstown High School to pay tribute to area veterans. more »»

11 months in prison for selling Xanax pills

November 11, 2015 A Marietta man who sold Xanax pills to a confidential informant last year was sentenced to 11 months in prison Tuesday afternoon. Christopher A. Lent, 28, of 108 Holly St. more »»

PSHS teacher hired as wrestling coach

November 11, 2015 PARKERSBURG - A divide over the naming of a new head wrestling coach for Parkersburg South High School came before the Wood County Board of Education on Tuesday. more »»

Beverly man’s 24-year career makes lasting impression

November 11, 2015 Major Eric Massey loyally and faithfully served the United States Army for over 24 years from March 1988 to April 2012. more »»

Four Courtney brothers served their country in WWII

November 11, 2015 The four Courtney brothers, Glenn, William, Harry and Dale, were the sons of William “Bill” and Maggie (Sole) Courtney of New Matamoras. They lived at Beavertown, Ohio before they entered the service. more »»

Caldwell man remembers grandfather’s service in WWI

November 11, 2015 My grandfather Roy Bailey was born on Oct. 12, 1898 in Morrow County, Ohi. more »»

Walters received Purple Heart

November 11, 2015 Private First Class Richard Lewis Walters, 94, served in the Army from 1943 to 1945, during World War II. He returned in Oct. 1945 after being injured and received a Purple Heart. He was born No. more »»

Roberts: Father in WWII, son in Vietnam

November 11, 2015 Submitted by Sara Marshall. Denver Roberts served in the United States Army from 1942 to 1945 during World War II. Roberts, now deceased, had lived in Marietta. more »»

Twice wounded, received Purple Heart

November 11, 2015 Submited by Michael S. Moses of Parkersburg Gunnery Sgt. David J. Moses, 5th Marine Division, 27th Reg, 3rd Bn, H Co. Served from 1942-1946, in the Pacific Theatre of WW. more »»



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