Friday Aug 29
Middle school plan
When Marietta resident Margie Wesel heard she would have to uproot her four children from Warren Elementary next year so they could all attend what will soon be Warren Middle School, she was concerned.
A witness reported Thursday that her neighbor's 6-and 4-year-old children were left unattended.
Five regional winners of the Texaco Country Showdown got the 2014 Parkersburg Homecoming Festival off to a great start with a local contestant taking top honors.
Court records published Aug. 16
Katie M. Taylor, 36, of Vincent and Shawn Taylor, 35, of Vincent were granted a dissolution of marriage Aug. 7. Kristy L. Vernon, 32, of Marietta and Courtney W. Vernon, 35, of Marietta were granted a dissolution of marriage Aug. 11. Serena F. Rake, 46, of St. Marys and George R. Rake, 79, of Marietta were granted a dissolution of marriage Aug. 11.
Police reports published Aug. 13
A deputy requested a summons Saturday for Daniel S. Metz, 43, of 101 Allen St., Little Hocking, for violating the terms of a protection order.
Elvis show wows City Park crowd
Parkersburg resident Jim Forshey, one of the organizers of the event, said he wanted to bring an event similar to ones he has seen elsewhere to Parkersburg.
4 years in prison for break-in
A Parkersburg man who broke into his mother's Little Hocking home and stole items to trade for heroin was sentenced Friday in Washington County Common Pleas Court to four years in prison.
Belpre Homecoming ends
Despite skies threatening rain, the parade went on as scheduled, with families lining the streets to see the dozens of parade entries wind their way down Washington Boulevard.