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Margalene Mae Wright Johnson
Margalene Mae Wright Johnson, 85, of Parkersburg, formerly of Grantsville, W.Va., departed this life Sunday night, Aug. 31, 2014, in the Cedar Grove Assisted Living Facility in Parkersburg, following an extended illness.
Faith and Honor
People came to remember the fallen and show faith in God on Sunday near the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall at City Park in Parkersburg.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Odebrecht continues development
The company planning the multi-billion-dollar ethane cracker plant is continuing to move forward with its plans to build an ethane cracker facility in Wood County.
Force of History'
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Remembering Dave McKain
Downtown Parkersburg lost a dear friend last week with the passing of Dave McKain.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Pool party pays for mammograms
That is the number of free mammograms provided to area women with proceeds from the Camden Clark Foundation's Pink by Poolside benefit last September.
Director invites thieves to museum
A sign outside the Veterans Museum of the Mid-Ohio Valley on Friday invited the public to steal from the museum without threat of jail time.
Wall memorial draws crowd
The Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall continued to receive a steady stream of visitors Friday on its first full day on display, including a number of school groups.
Blown fuse in signal snarls traffic
Firefighters directed traffic at the intersection of Ohio Avenue and the Memorial Bridge approach while electricity to the traffic lights was out for over an hour due to a blown fuse at the start of the Labor Day weekend, officials said Friday.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Members of the West Virginia University at Parkersburg presidential search committee may have opened more to the public eye than they intended this week, when they began a discussion about just how much they were legally allowed to keep from us.
United Methodist Foundation elects officers, trustees
Jeff Taylor, president of The United Methodist Foundation of West Virginia Inc., announced that its Board of Trustees recently elected new officers and trustees J. Franklin "Joe" Long of Bluefield, Va., and Hilton Head, S.C., continues his two-year term as chairperson.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Child's murder gaining attention
The search for a man accused of killing a 1-year-old Parkersburg girl is getting attention around the state and beyond.
Stabbing suspect sought
Police continue to search for a suspect accused of stabbing another man during an argument that escalated into a fistfight Thursday afternoon.
Traffic stop results in two heroin arrests
A total of $24,200 worth of suspected heroin was seized Thursday during and after a drug arrest on Interstate 77 outside of Parkersburg, officials said.
He was born July 5, 1996, in Parkersburg, the son of Russell Darrin Binegar and Jenice Stephens Binegar, both of Williamstown.
Apartment complex being built
City officials and representatives from the Miller-Valentine Group of Cincinnati held a press conference Wednesday afternoon at the Parkersburg City Building to discuss the construction of the Worthington Creek Apartments along Emerson Avenue at the intersection of 27th Street.
Police: Suspect committed suicide
A Parkersburg man who was suspected in the death of another Parkersburg man is believed to have taken his own life, Parkersburg police said Wednesday.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Police Say Suspect Wanted In Murder Could Be In Multiple Cities Throughout WV
Parkersburg , West Virginia Parkersburg police said they are searching for a man wanted for the murder of a 1-year-old girl, and they believe he could be in other cities in West Virginia.
Newell: Memorial Bridge safe
A potential problem uncovered during a recent inspection of the Memorial Bridge turned out to be a false alarm, and recent Facebook posts about the structure being unsafe are not true, city officials said Tuesday.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
WVU-P president search discussed
The West Virginia University at Parkersburg presidential search committee hopes to have the school's next president selected in time for the start of the spring semester.