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Police search for suspect in theft
Parkersburg police are looking for a man who allegedly stole batteries out of delivery trucks and then sold them at a recycling plant.
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Wed Mar 05, 2014
Escaped inmate located
Authorities located an inmate who escaped from the Parkersburg Correctional Center at Camden Clark Medical Center on Wednesday evening.
Floodplain discussion takes backseat to rain gardens
The scheduled discussion on the floodplain ordinance and the Biggert-Waters floodplain insurance act in Vienna took a surprising turn Wednesday evening, as those in attendance were more interested in discussing the stormwater maintenance measure known as the rain garden than in discussing floodplain issues.
Gas Prices Rise In WV
Gas prices increased by a penny over the past week in West Virginia. AAA East Central says the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gas in the state was about $3.55.
W.Va. lawmakers still busy with bills
With the regular session of the West Virginia Legislature ending this week, lawmakers are working through the remaining bills from the other house before work comes to a close at midnight Saturday.
Tickets remain for Heritage Ramblers
Tickets remain for the U.S. Air Force Heritage Ramblers, a jazz band performing in a free concert 7:30 p.m. March 15 at the Smoot Theatre.
Parkersburg, Vienna officials discussing water link
The Parkersburg Utility Board is in early talks with the city of Vienna and the Claywood Park Public Service District about linking water systems to provide service in an emergency.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Officials praise Gee pick for WVU
With the announcement that E. Gordon Gee has been selected as the next president of West Virginia University, many supporters are speaking out in agreement.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Police Want 15 Percent Raises
Members of Wheeling's police officers' union are seeking a 15-percent pay increase to combat what they term an "alarming" rate of turnover within the department, as the city has seen 19 officers leave the force in the past three years.
Schools closed today
PARKERSBURG Schools in Calhoun, Doddridge, Gilmer, Jackson, Pleasants, Ritchie, Roane, Tyler, Wirt and Wood counties in West Virginia and in Washington County in Ohio are closed today because of the snow.
Parkersburg warden hopes to expand community service
Warden Anne Thomas hopes to expand that service this year. She tells the Parkersburg News and Sentinel that the facility's goal is to top 20,000 hours of community service.
Documentary looks at oil and gas
West Virginia - and in particular the Burning Springs area of Wirt County - plays an often-overlooked role in the history of the oil and natural gas industry.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Cracker: Cautious hope
Relentless decline of the Central Appalachian coal industry threatens more hardship for West Virginia's southern counties.
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All of West Virginia in winter storm path
Fifty-three of West Virginia's 55 counties are under Winter Storm Warnings from the National Weather Service as a storm system packing freezing rain, ice and snow moves through the Mountain State.
Music education opens doors
March is Music in Our Schools month, according to the National Association for Music Education.
Bitter winter wreaks havoc on area roads
Vienna resident Kristy Champion can't be sure it was a pothole on College Parkway that did in her tire recently.
Downtown benefits from volunteering
My mother had a great saying about voting. She said she always voted every time she could in order to have the right to gripe about decisions elected officials made.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Winter market active despite storm threat
Since October, the market at its new location at 113 Ann St. has been a destination for unique food items.
Art teacher preps for Earth Day
Royer, art teacher at VanDevender Middle School, has booked the Parkersburg Art Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 26 to celebrate Earth Day with booths featuring artists who make recycled art, an arts and crafts booth, a kids' recycled art competition with prizes, speakers, businesses, organizations, and organic and "ethical" cuisine.